March 10, 2014 |
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 key 18-to-49-year-old viewers, the premiere scored a 3.6 rating, marking TV's best mid-season series debut in about two years in that demographic, since "Smash" launched with a huge lead-in from "The Voice. " A ratings point in the 18-to-49 category equals about 1.3 million viewers. Sunday's numbers mark a strong start for the new drama that faced competition from AMC's "The Walking Dead" and the "Cosmos" reboot on Fox and multiple other networks.
August 16, 2013 |
Pedro Munhoz will face Jeff Curran in a battle for the vacant bantamweight title as the Resurrection Fighting Alliance will make its Los Angeles debut tonight at 5 p.m. at the StubHub Center. A 26-year-old native of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Munhoz calls L.A. home and fights out of the famed Black House MMA gym alongside UFC greats Anderson Silva and Lyoto Machida. “Jeff is a great fighter and a perfect opponent for me,” Munhoz (9-0). “He is well-rounded, has a lot of experience, and has fought for every top promotion in the world.
October 26, 2011 |
Los Abandoned always had a flair for the theatrical. So when the L.A. bilingual band decided to stage a one-night-only reunion show at the Echoplex this Friday, four years after breaking up in memorably dramatic style, it named the event the "Resurrection" concert and timed it to celebrate Day of the Dead. The set-opening number? Band members are joking about covering Peaches & Herb's "Reunited. " "It's basically a big-ass thank-you to our fans, to our community," said bass player Moises Baqueiro, also known as Vira Lata, explaining what prompted Los Abandoned to come together for a projected 30-song show that will trace its entire creative arc and empty out its catalog.
December 5, 1987 |
Pericle Fazzini, the sculptor whose monumental statue "The Resurrection" is the backdrop for Pope John Paul II's weekly general audiences, died Friday at the age of 74. The sculptor, a native of Grottammare on the eastern Italian coast, began his career as an exponent of the Roman school of the 1930s. His early wooden pieces, characterized by their simple style, led to the stark later figures, which he fashioned almost exclusively in metal, particularly bronze.
January 24, 2009 |
It's a point of pride for Samuel L. Jackson that if you list every film in which he has starred or appeared and add up their box-office receipts, the collective total would be higher than any other on-screen actor in history. That might be some arcane career calculus, but it does speak to the 60-year-old actor's crowded schedule and crowd-pleasing sensibility. On a recent afternoon, talking about his varied pursuits, Jackson began a sentence with, "In my spare time . . .
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April 10, 1993 |
As Christians worldwide prepare for Easter, nowhere will the worship and celebrations better reflect the ethnic and cultural diversity of the world's 1.79 billion Christians than in Southern California.