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Comcast, networks collaborate on TV binge week

NEW YORK (AP) – The nation’s largest cable company is planning a television “watchathon” for the last week of March, collaborating with several television networks to make entire series available for free on demand.

03/14/2013

People dressed as zombies

Researcher: Zombie fads peak when society unhappy

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Zombies seem to be everywhere these days. To Clemson University professor Sarah Lauro, the phenomenon isn’t harmful or a random fad, but part of a historical trend that mirrors a level of cultural dissatisfaction and economic upheaval.

03/11/2013

Simon Cowell in ad for The You Generation on YouTube.

Simon Cowell launches online talent contest

LONDON (AP) — Simon Cowell has taken over television screens and radio airwaves around the world. Now he’s taking aim at the Internet.

02/28/2013

2 actors get $500,000 inheritance from a fan

Actors Kevin Brophy and Peter Barton were bequeathed $500,000 each by Ray Fulk of Lincoln, Illinois. According to the newspaper The State Journal-Register, Fulk, who never met Barton or Brophy, was a fan of their TV shows.

02/15/2013

International Consumer Electronics Show

LG kicks off CES with 55-inch ‘ultra-HD’ TV

LAS VEGAS (AP) — LG unveiled a 55-inch TV that sports “ultrahigh-definition” resolution with more than 8 million pixels, kicking off what is likely to be a mini-obsession with the latest super-clear format at the annual International CES gadget show.

01/07/2013

'Dog Whisperer' looks forward to new lease on life

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Very soon, Cesar Millan will have a new television show, a book, a tour, a documentary, and — if she says yes — a fiancee. The year is ending on a high note […]

11/18/2012

Tracking odds on next TV show to get the ax

NEW YORK (AP) – Watch out, Fox. The Cancellation Bear is gaining on you. The website “TV By the Numbers” is making sport out of predicting which television series will survive or disappear, and the […]

10/18/2012

Blackout looms for 2M Dish subs in TV fee fight

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A dispute over fees threatens to leave more than 2 million Dish subscribers in 19 cities without access to local television stations owned by Gannett just as the fall TV season […]

10/05/2012

Film, television actor Steve Franken dies at 80

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The wife of Steve Franken says the veteran film and television actor has died. Jean Franken says her husband, who starred in the 1960s TV series “The Many Loves of Dobie […]

08/30/2012

Michael J. Fox returning to series TV

(AP) – Michael J. Fox is planning a return to series TV, more than a decade after he left to concentrate on fighting Parkinson’s disease. The actor, who first gained fame in the 1980s sitcom […]

08/16/2012

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