February 11, 2013 |
"The Walking Dead" is off to a sprinting start in its return to prime time. The mid-season return of AMC's zombie apocalypse drama scored the largest audience in series history, delivering 12.3 million viewers in the 9 p.m. Sunday premiere of the latter half of its third season. The previous record was 10.9 million from the third season launch on Oct. 14. The episode's 18-49 audience of 6.8 million viewers outdistanced several popular network series, including "Modern Family," "The Big Bang Theory", "Two and a Half Men" and "NCIS.
January 17, 2013 |
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - There are all sorts of benefits to having a kid brother who's playing quarterback in the NFC championship game. For the older brother of San Francisco's Colin Kaepernick, there's also been an unexpected perk. "People know how to pronounce our last name now," said Kyle Kaepernick (KAP-er-nick), who is 10 years older than Colin. "My whole life, I've heard a lot of 'CAY-per-nick,' because of the E, and for some reason, a lot of 'KAP-er-NACK,' but I don't know why. Now people know.
January 12, 2013 |
MIAMI AT LAKERS Thursday, 7:30 p.m. PST. TV: TNT, TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes. Better get a look at this matchup now because it won't be reprising itself in June. What was expected to be a possible NBA Finals preview has devolved into nothing more than just another midseason game. Miami has struggled recently and the Lakers have hit one low after another, the latest coming Friday when productive backup forward Jordan Hill was lost for the season because of a hip injury.
December 7, 2012 |
Before the coffee. After remembering why today matters. The Skinny: Sure was foggy this morning. That and sad music at Starbucks put me in a blue mood. Friday's headlines include ... wait for it ... the weekend box office preview!!! Also, teens are not the only ones who get in trouble with Facebook. Netflix is in hot water with the SEC over one of its posts. Finally, a preview of midseason TV. Daily Dose: While some thought Fox Sports would have a new Dodgers TV deal worth billions locked up by now, the talks continue and now rival Time Warner Cable is entering the fray.
December 4, 2012 |
ABC announced premiere dates for two new dramas and two new comedies, in addition to other new and returning series in its midseason prime-time slate. One new drama, "Red Widow," stars Radha Mitchell as a woman who gets caught up in the organized crime world and has to fight to keep her family safe. The series, which is from Melissa Rosenberg, a writer of the "Twilight Saga" films, will have a two-hour premiere March 3 at 9 p.m. before taking over its regular slot, Sundays at 10 p.m., on March 10. Anthony Edwards ("ER")
October 30, 2012 |
NBC unveiled Tuesday its midseason schedule - and it looks like school starts Feb. 7 with the return of "Community. " After postponing the comedy's Oct. 19 return, the network is returning it to its old Thursday haunt at 8 p.m. It will find a laughing buddy in "Parks and Recreation," which will move up an hour, to 8:30 p.m., starting Jan. 17 to fill the gap left by "Up All Night" (the show is going on hiatus as it revamps itself from a single-camera comedy...