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  • ABC Tops Demo Again While CBS Continues Roll in Total Viewers

    ABC continued its late-season success last week, finishing on top of the primetime young-adult rankings for a fourth straight week -- its longest winning streak since November 2006. The Alphabet, which got help from a Saturday NBA game that dominated the...
  • Black athletes are not charity cases

    WASHINGTON -- The outrageously bigoted remarks attributed to the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team mock the positive role black athletes have played in professional sports, even as those sports have served as an exit ramp from poverty....
  • Andretti and Karam will get some attention during ABC's 50th anniversary coverage of the Indy 500

    The Super Bowl is on a different network each year. The World Series used to be on NBC, and then moved around to ABC and CBS before finding a home at Fox. The NHL and NBA playoffs have moved around, too, and the NCAA's Final Four is now even on cable....
  • FX's 'Louie' Returns to Modest, But Better-Than-Usual Ratings

    FX's "Louie" has never been much of a ratings draw, but it returned from a lengthy break Monday by delivering better-than-average numbers for its fourth-season premiere. Nielsen estimates that the 10 p.m. episode of "Louie," the first episode of the...
  • NBA playoff preview: Pacers vs. Heat

    A look at how Indiana and Miami match up in the Eastern Conference finals. 1. Indiana 56-26 (Home: 35-6; Road: 21-20) 2. Miami 54-28 (Home: 32-9; Road: 22-19) Season series: Tied, 2-2. Key stat: The Pacers worked all season to secure home-...
  • Make way for May Madness and June Drama in NBA playoffs

    March Madness suddenly seems like such a bore by comparison. The NBA's Final Four commences Sunday after four weeks of April Anarchy and May Mayhem. Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant was dubbed "Mr. Unreliable" by a headline writer from his local...
  • Clippers' potential bidders include David Geffen, Magic Johnson

    Potential bidders for the Clippers are lining up after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Tuesday he would push for the team's sale as part of his sweeping sanctions against Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Sterling bought the club for $12.5 million in...
  • Anger toward Donald Sterling spreads through social media

    Vitriol toward Clippers owner Donald Sterling surged through social media Saturday as outrage over his alleged racist comments in an audio recording found a home in tweets, Facebook posts and Instagram snapshots. The anger, usually attached to the fast-...
  • Warner Bros., Tom Cruise Gear Up to Make Sure 'Tomorrow' Never Dies

    "Edge of Tomorrow" might be one of Tom Cruise's better films in recent memory but will audiences show up to see it? Warner Bros., the film's distributor, hopes so, despite the worrisome lack of buzz as the sci-fi movie nears its June 6 opening....
  • Speaking of sports

    So PGA favorite Rory McIlroy, 25, isn't "ready for all that marriage entails" and is calling things off with tennis star Caroline Wozniacki. Hey, little buddy, no one is ready for all that marriage entails. Just like no one is ready for all that first-...
  • The Week in Pictures | May 12 – 18, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week 10 wildfires have charred more than 9,000 acres in San Diego County. An unusual Spring time combination of intense heat, Santa Ana winds and drought is fueling the fires....
  • NBC Tops Sports Emmys, Extends 'Sunday Night Football' Streak

    NBC led the field Tuesday with six wins at the 35th annual Sports Emmy Awards, presented at Frederick P. Rose Hall in Gotham. The Peacock's "Sunday Night Football" (pictured) extended its streak in the live sports series category to a sixth consecutive...