| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:30 PM
FXX has released a trailer for its "The Simpsons" marathon, beginning at 10 p.m. Aug. 21, to kick off the network's acquisition of syndication rights of Fox's beloved animated series.
The marathon boasts every episode ever, as well as "The Simpsons...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 4:03 PM
If you are not an avid listener to National Public Radio, you may not know Ira Glass. He is the host of the Chicago-based NPR program "This American Life," a weekly hourlong anthology of true-life stories. Generally regarded as one of America's top...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 9:37 AM
The Professional Golfers' Assn. of America Championship helped CBS earn No. 1 network of the night status, according to Nielsen.
The tournament, which ran until 9 p.m. EST, had a rating of 2.4 in the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic. With roughly 11....
| Jul 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Ay, Caramba! To celebrate its acquisition of "The Simpsons," FXX will air the longest running marathon in TV history, showing all 25 seasons of the veteran animated comedy (that's 552 episodes) plus "The Simpsons Movie" in chronological order from...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 11:15 AM
LOS ANGELES — Elon Musk, the billionaire entrepreneur who runs Tesla Motors and Space Exploration Technologies, takes on the miserly power plant owner Montgomery Burns in a future episode of "The Simpsons."
Musk, 43, portrays himself in an episode...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 3:19 PM
We're all well aware by now that Chicago has its very own Comic Cons—Wizard World and C2E2—but the fact remains that San Diego's event, which wrapped Sunday, is the mother of all things sci-fi, comic, fantasy and, well, nerd. Some of the...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 2:30 PM
"Hey Arnold!" voice actor and writer Steve Viksten died on Monday. He was 54.
He lent his vocal chops to the character of Oskar Kokoshka, a boarding house resident with an ambiguous Eastern European accent, for the hit animated Nickelodeon show....
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Rupert Murdoch wants one more jewel for his crown.
The 83-year-old media mogul's audacious $80-billion bid to acquire Time Warner was rejected, but people close to Murdoch say that he hasn't given up. Time Warner's stock soared 17% on Wednesday amid...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Fox is rolling out a good chunk of its fall lineup outside of premiere week, it announced Thursday, including early starts for multi-night reality series "Utopia" and new drama "Red Band Society."
"Utopia" kicks the net's fall off with a special three-...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Starz in August premieres "Outlander," its most anticipated series since "Spartacus."
The 16-episode first season comes from exec producer Ron Moore ("Battlestar Galactica") and is based on Diana Gabaldon's immensely popular "Outlander" book series. It...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Conan O'Brien is planning to revisit his famous Monorail episode of "The Simpsons" when the show celebrates 25 years on the air at a Hollywood Bowl event in September.
O'Brien revealed his participation in "The Simpsons Take the Bowl," a three-night...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 9:29 AM
NBC wrestled to the top on Sunday with its telecasts of the NFL Hall of Fame game and World Wrestling Entertainment Inc.'s "Wrestlemania 30: The World Television Premiere."
The New York Giants-Buffalo Bills NFL Hall of Fame game, which aired on the...