| Jun 10, 2013
| 1:04 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Al Jazeera's American cable-news channel will be unbiased and feature more in-depth reporting and less political grandstanding and celebrity coverage, a top executive involved in the channel's launch said.
"This channel will...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Little, Brown confirmed Sunday that "The Cuckoo's Calling," a well-reviewed crime novel, was secretly written by Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling.
The book was written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. Another book using that pen name is coming next...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 3:01 PM
J.K. Rowling's birthday is coming up on July 31, but readers have already given her a present: a new bestseller.
"The Cuckoo's Calling" is a mystery published in April by Mulholland Books. It leapt to the top of Amazon's bestseller list this weekend...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 11:34 AM
CBS’ “Under the Dome” took the top spot in Monday prime-time ratings, which helped the network win the night.
The show, based on the Stephen King novel about a small town trapped under a mysterious dome, drew 10.8 million viewers, up...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Same-day viewership is no ceiling for "Under the Dome."
Underscoring the changing viewing habits of TV watchers, more than 6 million people have seen the first episode of CBS' "Under the Dome" after its air date, either through DVR, video-on-demand or...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Every generation, it seems, has its own favorite coming-of-age movies. And though tastes change, as does the definition of "coming of age" — including everyone from preteens to young adults in their 20s — these five films are among the ones...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 12:08 PM
“Under the Dome” won the rating race again Monday night, attracting 11.37 million viewers, up 2% from last week.
The CBS series, based on the book by Stephen King about a small town mysteriously trapped under a transparent dome, was by far...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
NEW YORK — CBS' brooding procedural "Unforgettable" of 2011-2012 featured a detective with a mind so uncanny no memory ever truly disappeared.
It's a fitting premise.
After canceling "Unforgettable" at the end of the 2012 season, CBS is now...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 11:49 AM
NBC is voting for Hillary Rodham Clinton - at least in miniseries form.
The network is preparing a four-hour biopic, "Hillary," that will star Diane Lane as the former first lady and secretary of State. The miniseries will probably air sometime before...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Time Warner Cable subscribers in Los Angeles, New York and Dallas may be steaming that they will miss the CBS series "Under the Dome" for the second week in a row because of a distribution dispute between the two companies.
The back-and-forth between...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 2:42 PM
With the news heard 'round the world that the Oscar-winning Ben Affleck will fill the boots of Christian Bale by playing Batman in a film due in 2015, it's possible that we've all forgotten that Affleck was very effectively nurturing a fruitful post-"...