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  • After 'Lego Movie' mania, more toy-based films are coming

    After 'Lego Movie' mania, more toy-based films are coming
    The monster success of "The Lego Movie," which took in $69.1 million over its opening weekend, has Hollywood scanning the aisles of toy stores, looking for the next hit.  In recent years, several film series based on action figures and other children'...
  • 'The Walking Dead' returns strong with mid-season premiere

    'The Walking Dead' returns strong with mid-season premiere
    The shambling zombies of the "Walking Dead" had the spry athletes of the Sochi Winter Olympics to compete with on Sunday night, but just like on the show, the dead overpowered the living with their sheer numbers. "The Walking Dead" came back for the...
  • 'The X Factor' canceled: Demi Lovato fans dance on its grave

    'The X Factor' canceled: Demi Lovato fans dance on its grave
    After three seasons on Fox, the American version of "The X Factor" has been canceled, the network announced Friday. And with that cancellation, "X Factor" creator Simon Cowell is headed back to his native England to be a judge on "The X Factor UK."...
  • TV ratings: Beatles special impresses as Olympics rule

    TV ratings: Beatles special impresses as Olympics rule
    CBS aired a strong Fab Four 50th anniversary special as the Sochi Winter Olympics on NBC iced the broadcast competition Sunday night, according to preliminary numbers from Nielsen.  CBS' "The Beatles: The Night That Changed America" drew nearly 14...
  • Cowell's 'X Factor' never could hit right note

    Cowell's 'X Factor' never could hit right note
    Sharp-tongued Simon Cowell arrived in the U.S. from Britain 12 years ago as the face of a show so powerful that competitors coined it the "Death Star" because it destroyed everything around it.   But Cowell's effort to follow "American Idol" with his...
  • CBS gets Thursday football. NBC yanks Michael J. Fox.

    CBS gets Thursday football. NBC yanks Michael J. Fox.
    After the coffee. Before getting ready for baseball season. The Skinny: My morning ritual of doing this column while listening to the Dan Patrick show has been disrupted because Patrick is off covering the Olympics for NBC. The guest hosts don't do...
  • TV ratings: 'American Idol' rises; 'Criminal Minds' returns big

    TV ratings: 'American Idol' rises; 'Criminal Minds' returns big
    "American Idol" kicked off its Hollywood stint Wednesday night to higher viewership and its first week-to-week gain among key young adults this season.  "Idol," now in its 13th season, drew 13.3 million viewers overall, up 7% from last week's episode,...
  • Sputtering 'X-Factor' and weak films crimp Fox's profit

    Sputtering 'X-Factor' and weak films crimp Fox's profit
    Media company 21st Century Fox's fiscal second-quarter profit was sliced in half, largely because big-ticket feature films landed with a thud at the box office and the broadcast network continues its uphill slog. Fox's television show "X-Factor" with...
  • 21st Century Fox second-quarter profit falls 12%

    21st Century Fox second-quarter profit falls 12%
    Media company 21st Century Fox's fiscal second-quarter profit dropped 12%, largely because big-ticket feature films landed with a thud at the box office and singing competitions on the Fox TV network have been hitting sour notes. Fox's once-formidable...
  • Fox cancels 'The X Factor' after three seasons

    Fox cancels 'The X Factor' after three seasons
    Fox has X'd out "The X Factor." Once hyped as the next "American Idol," Fox has canceled the "The X Factor" after three seasons of shuffling judges and low ratings for the musical talent show. Simon Cowell, who left "American Idol" for "The X Factor,"...
  • 'X Factor' canceled in U.S., Simon Cowell returning to U.K. edition

    'X Factor' canceled in U.S., Simon Cowell returning to U.K. edition
    Simon Cowell is closing up shop on the U.S. version of "The X Factor." Fox, along with Syco and FremantleMedia, announced the show has concluded its stateside run after three seasons. “I’ve had a fantastic time over the last 12 years, both...