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  • Amy Poehler and brother Greg talk 'Welcome to Sweden'

    Amy Poehler and brother Greg talk 'Welcome to Sweden'
    Amy won't be the only Poehler on NBC for much longer. "Welcome to Sweden" brings the funnywoman's brother Greg Poehler to the spotlight. The half-hour comedy, which will premiere Thursday, July 10 at 9 p.m. EDT/PDT, has the male Poehler's prints all...
  • Rolling Stones manager protests Rock Hall of Fame, skips own induction

    Rolling Stones manager protests Rock Hall of Fame, skips own induction
    This post has been updated. See note below for details. Andrew Loog Oldham, the Rolling Stones' early manager, producer and publicist who is being inducted this year into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has announced that he will skip the ceremony....
  • WWE Network off to strong start

    WWE Network off to strong start
    Vince McMahon is on the way to pinning down online video. WWE's new online network has signed up about 667,287 subscribers and is projected to hit 1 million by the end of the year, which the company said was the magic number for the service to be...
  • TV ratings: 'Voice'-powered NBC edges CBS; 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' down

    TV ratings: 'Voice'-powered NBC edges CBS; 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' down
    A "Voice"-driven NBC had a slight edge over drama-powered CBS among key 18-to-49-year-old viewers Tuesday night, according to early numbers from Nielsen.   "The Voice" was the highest-rated show of the night in the advertiser-desired demographic,...
  • NBC launches new initiative to find comedy talent

    NBC launches new initiative to find comedy talent
    In an effort to cast a wider comedy net, NBC is taking things to the online playground. The network announced Tuesday an initiative called "NBC Comedy Playground," a national campaign that the network describes as a way to invest in "new cutting-edge...
  • Weather Channel, DirecTV make peace. NFL plays ball with Hollywood.

    Weather Channel, DirecTV make peace. NFL plays ball with Hollywood.
    After the coffee. Before watching a Senate hearing in my pajamas. The Skinny: I think I've mentioned that I finally started watching "Sons of Anarchy." I enjoy it but do have to wonder, is there no media outlet wondering why this small California town...
  • Subtext of the Oscar Pistorius trial: South Africans' fear of crime

    Subtext of the Oscar Pistorius trial: South Africans' fear of crime
    PRETORIA, South Africa — Johan Gerber is a shy, neat man with iron-gray hair, a ready smile and a quiet voice. But on the streets, he has taken to carrying an open pocket knife with a mean 4-inch blade, concealed in an envelope and ready to use....
  • Comcast defends Time Warner Cable merger plan in FCC filing

    Comcast defends Time Warner Cable merger plan in FCC filing
    Comcast Corp., already the nation's largest cable and Internet provider, says it needs to get bigger to compete against the formidable giants of Silicon Valley. The Philadelphia-based cable behemoth said in a government filing Tuesday that its...
  • Elton John on 'liberating' recording of 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road'

    Elton John on 'liberating' recording of 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road'
    Last fall marked the 40th anniversary of "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road," Elton John's multiplatinum double album that propelled the singer to superstar status. Featuring some of his most enduring hits, including "Bennie and the Jets," "Candle in the Wind"...
  • Shortage of low-income housing pushes tenants into dangerous situations

    Shortage of low-income housing pushes tenants into dangerous situations
    Dozens of people shared only three showers in the building that Patricia McDowell called home for the last 2 1/2 years. Roaches skittered across the floor, she said, and lights went out and stayed out. In recent months, McDowell said she had to run an...
  • Jeanie Buss talks about all things Lakers

     Jeanie Buss talks about all things Lakers
    "Born to the purple" means someone who comes into the world privileged and royal. That doesn't exactly describe Jeanie Buss. She was teenager when her father, Jerry Buss, bought the Los Angeles Lakers. After he died, Jeanie stepped into the job of...