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  • TV ratings: 'Cosmos' draws 8.5 million viewers from 10 networks

    TV ratings: 'Cosmos' draws 8.5 million viewers from 10 networks
    Facing a supernova of TV rivals, Fox's "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" launched with a solid 8.5 million viewers from 10 networks Sunday night, according to Nielsen.  The heavily promoted, 13-part science documentary series, featuring astrophysicist...
  • Television Academy aims to update its image after 68 years

    Television Academy aims to update its image after 68 years
    Sixty-eight years ago a cartoon director, a radio station owner, a military film editor and a Glendale schoolteacher came together with the goal of turning an emerging technology into a respected profession. Their pet project — the Academy of...
  • Soap opera producer Prospect Park files for bankruptcy protection

    Soap opera producer Prospect Park files for bankruptcy protection
    Prospect Park Networks -- the production company that launched with high hopes of bringing two canceled ABC soap operas back to life -- has put itself on legal life support. The production firm based in Century City, headed by veteran producers Jeff...
  • Channeling Ronald Reagan in 2016

    Channeling Ronald Reagan in 2016
    It's on! Ostensible allies for the last couple years, Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Rand Paul (R-Ky.) have commenced the battle for the unofficial title of conservative front-runner. That's no surprise, but what is remarkable is their choice of weapons:...
  • Comcast offers 'American Hustle,' 'House of Cards' with Sony deal

    Comcast offers 'American Hustle,' 'House of Cards' with Sony deal
    Comcast Corp. has signed a licensing agreement with Sony Pictures Entertainment that will increase the number of titles offered for sale through Comcast's recently launched digital store. The deal with Sony is noteworthy because it allows Comcast...
  • HBO's 'True Detective' season finale locks up a ratings high

    HBO's 'True Detective' season finale locks up a ratings high
    An average of 3.5 million viewers tuned in for Sunday's season finale of "True Detective," the HBO crime anthology starring Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson, according to Nielsen. That's the biggest audience ever for the 9 p.m. cable drama and...
  • TV ratings: ABC's 'Resurrection' looks strong in debut

    TV ratings: ABC's 'Resurrection' looks strong in debut
    ABC's "Resurrection" came to life with strong ratings Sunday night, according to early numbers from Nielsen.  "Resurrection," in which residents of Arcadia, Mo., are visited by the dead, drew an average of 13.3-million viewers in its premiere. Among...
  • Russian takeover of Crimea 'is not a done deal,' U.S. official says

    Russian takeover of Crimea 'is not a done deal,' U.S. official says
    WASHINGTON -- The United States would not recognize a referendum by Crimea to leave Ukraine, and a shift of that region to Russia “is not a done deal,” a top Obama administration official said Sunday. “If there is a referendum and it...
  • Jodie Meeks' career-high 42 points lead Lakers past Thunder, 114-110

    Jodie Meeks' career-high 42 points lead Lakers past Thunder, 114-110
    It's a little unclear what happened the past week to the Lakers. Probably best to just recap: They beat Portland, lost to New Orleans, the Clippers and Denver by a combined 63 points, and then beat Oklahoma City. What? It made no sense but became...
  • 'Scandal' recap: A man for Mellie?

    'Scandal' recap: A man for Mellie?
    On a scale of one to crazy, the latest episode of “Scandal,” “We Do Not Touch the First Ladies,” is a relatively tame affair: No one is tortured or murdered in a jealous rage or prostituted out by his spouse. By the standards of...
  • TV ratings: Preliminary Oscars numbers up from last year

    TV ratings: Preliminary Oscars numbers up from last year
    Ellen DeGeneres may have a reason for another pizza party, if early Oscars ratings are any indication.  According to early numbers from Nielsen, which are not reliable for live events, the Sunday telecast on ABC drew an average of about 40.2 million...