| Jul 8, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has realigned a big chunk of its television empire, bringing its syndication and distribution business under the control of two respected Fox executives, Dana Walden and Gary Newman.
Walden and Newman have jointly run...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:00 AM
"Drunk History," which has lived on the website Funny or Die in fits and starts since 2007, graduates to television Tuesday, courtesy of Comedy Central. It is a strange business: a show in which people who have had too much to drink, for real, travel to...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Fox has announced the fall premiere dates for its new and returning series.
"The X Factor" will kick off the season Sept. 11 and Sept. 12 with a two-night premiere event. Judges for the talent competition show this season will be Simon Cowell, Kelly...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:16 PM
"Futurama" (Comedy Central, Wednesdays). Science fiction and comedy are "like that." (Writer crosses fingers to indicate closeness.) Each takes emerging facts to their extreme, often absurd conclusions; both are fundamentally philosophical —...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 2:54 PM
In the massively popular Cartoon Network series “Adventure Time,” veteran voice actor Tom Kenny plays Ice King, a curmudgeonly wizard ......
| Jan 15, 2013
| 9:12 AM
The late TV personality Huell Howser will be remembered Tuesday at a sunset memorial at Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles....
| Jun 20, 2013
| 3:33 PM
Harry Shearer's long-running radio show "Le Show" is no longer being broadcast on KCRW, and his similarly long-running job voicing multiple characters on "The Simpsons" doesn't take up all that much time, so the actor, writer and sometime "Spinal Tap"...
| May 13, 2013
| 8:15 AM
How do you punish Springfield's ultimate grade-school delinquent? A 10-year-old troublemaker who has been disciplined hundreds of times over the last 24 years? In Sunday's episode of "The Simpsons" on Fox, Bart is sentenced to the harshest form of pre-...
| May 13, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Psychologist and columnist Dr. Joyce Brothers, who died Monday at the age of 85, won the top prize in 1955 on the popular TV game show "The $64,000 Question" on the subject of boxing.
Smart, attractive and fearless, Brothers' media career quickly...
| May 14, 2013
| 6:30 AM
R&B star Janelle Monáe will step in for an ailing Aretha Franklin at an upcoming concert with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Franklin was under doctor’s orders to withdraw from the May 20 “Corporate Night” fundraiser, according to the...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 5:33 PM
Don Payne, an award-winning writer and producer of "The Simpsons" and screenwriter of the 2011 blockbuster "Thor" as well as "My Super Ex-Girlfriend" and "Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer," died Tuesday at his home in Los Angeles, said his friend...