March 12, 2014 |
Tuesday's episode of "The Voice," the final round of blind auditions, fell in the ratings from last week but was still the top show in prime time, propelling NBC to a nightly victory in a key demographic. "The Voice" averaged 13.1-million viewers, according to early numbers from Nielsen. Its rating among 18-to-49-year-olds, the demographic preferred by advertisers, fell 17% from last week to a 3.4. In the 18-to-49 category, a ratings point equals about 1.3-million people. The new comedy "About a Boy" also fell week-to-week by 16% in a key demo to a 2.1 and drew an overall audience of 7.9 million.
March 11, 2014 |
PHOENIX -- Zack Greinke performed defensive drills with the Dodgers' other pitchers Tuesday morning. Provided he doesn't feel any discomfort in his calf as a result, he's scheduled to pitch a couple of innings Wednesday against the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Dodgers have six exhibition games remaining before they leave to Australia for their season-opening series. Hanley Ramirez and Andre Ethier won't play Tuesday in the Dodgers' game against the Kansas City Royals in nearby Surprise.
March 10, 2014 |
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 9-15, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies SERIES Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Jaimie Alexander reprises her role as Lady Sif from the "Thor" films in this new episode. 8 p.m. ABC Glee The kids head to L.A. to compete at nationals; NeNe Leakes, Marlee Matlin, Jackée Harry, "Pitch Perfect's" Skylar Astin and "prancerciser" Johanna Rohrback guest star.
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March 9, 2014 |
Officials kept their cool as they turned up the heat to finish construction of a new central utility plant in the middle of Los Angeles International Airport. LAX operators invited retired plant engineers to return and help run the old heating and cooling plant while current engineers were being trained to operate a new $438-million facility. On Tuesday, the retirees will be on hand at noon when 79-year-old former chief building operating engineer Walt Garrick flips the switch to shut down the old plant, which has been in continuous operation keeping airport passengers and workers comfortable since 1961.
March 8, 2014 |
Down, set… shop! NFL free agency opens this week, and with the salary cap set at $133 million per team, each club has $10 million more in buying power than it did last season. Although the signing period doesn't begin until Tuesday at 1 p.m. PDT, the league this off-season has made time for some window-shopping. In an attempt to cut down on tampering, the league has instituted a three-day negotiating period, which began Saturday morning, allowing teams to discuss contract numbers with agents.
March 7, 2014 |
BOYS' BASKETBALL SOUTHERN SECTION PLAYOFFS OPEN DIVISION Championship semifinals, Tuesday Mater Dei 62, Riverside North 49 Chino Hills 70, Redondo 61 Consolation semifinals, Tuesday Sierra Canyon 52, Chaminade 47 Bishop Montgomery 64, St. John Bosco 63 DIVISION 1AA Semifinals, Tuesday Long Beach Poly 48, Inglewood 47 Mission Viejo 76, Millikan 59 DIVISION 1A ...
March 4, 2014 |
TEMPE, Ariz. - Mike Trout saw nothing but fastballs in two at-bats against Texas ace Yu Darvish on Tuesday. They might be the last fastballs the Angels center fielder sees from the Rangers right-hander this season. Trout, who lined out to left field and singled to right against Darvish in a 7-4 Angels victory, has a .321 career average (nine for 28) with four home runs and six runs batted in against Darvish. The four homers are the most by any opposing player against Darvish.
March 3, 2014 |
The Clippers didn't overlook the Suns during their first meeting last December at Staples Center, but Los Angeles was surprised at just how good Phoenix was. The Clippers, who play the Suns on Tuesday night in Phoenix, recalled what happened during that 19-point loss to the Suns. "They killed us," Blake Griffin said after practice Monday. "They dominated almost every aspect. They got all the '50-50' balls. Offensive rebounds. Ran on us. Hit threes. Everything. " The Suns scored 107 points on the Clippers in that game and they shot 12 for 31 (38.7%)
March 3, 2014 |
AT PHOENIX When: 6 PST. Where: US Airways Center. On the air: TV: Prime Ticket; Radio: 980, 1330. Records: Clippers 41-20, Phoenix 35-24. Record vs. Suns: 0-1. Update: The Clippers have won four straight games, averaging 114.3 points during that span. But the Clippers have lost 11 of their last 12 games in Phoenix. This season the Clippers are 16-15 on the road and the Suns are 21-11 at home. email@example.com
March 2, 2014 |
On Dec. 30, the Clippers got rocked by the Suns at Staples Center, a surprising turn of events because Los Angeles didn't see that coming from a Phoenix team few expected to be that good. Now the Clippers and the rest of the NBA are fully aware of how good the Suns are, L.A. knowing first-hand after that 19-point beat-down. The Clippers get to see the Suns again when the two teams meet Tuesday night in Phoenix. So when asked if there was a revenge factor for that game, Coach Doc Rivers smiled and replied, "No, I don't think so. " "I mean, they just only came to our place and beat our butts," Rivers said.