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KCAL9, NBC4 and KTLA won the big awards for the best Los Angeles newscasts at the 65th annual Golden Mike Awards.

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65th Annual Golden Mike Awards Recognize KCAL9, NBC4, KTLA5

Posted Jan. 25, 2015, 9:17 am

KCAL9, NBC4 and KTLA5 won the big awards for the best Los Angeles newscasts at the 65th annual Golden Mike Awards tonight.

A 32-year-old coconut vendor from Santa Monica has been cast in "Survivor Worlds Apart" - the 30th seasons of the reality show.

News, Santa Monica, Television

Santa Monica Coconut Vendor To Star In 30th Season Of "Survivor"

Posted Jan. 22, 2015, 9:23 am

The 30th season of "Survivor" will have the first-time theme of "Worlds Apart" with the 18 contestants divided into "White Collar," "Blue Collar" and "No Collar" tribes, according to CBS.

Fox has ordered second seasons of the Batman prequel 'Gotham.'

News, Santa Monica, Television

"Gotham," "Empire," "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" Renewed On Fox

Posted Jan. 18, 2015, 9:07 am

Fox announced today that it has ordered second seasons of the Batman prequel "Gotham," the midseason music-industry drama "Empire" and a third season of the comedy "Brooklyn Nine-Nine."

Latest television ratings news.

News, Sports, Football, Television

33.4 Million Viewers Tune In For College Football Playoff National Championship

Posted Jan. 14, 2015, 9:31 am

ESPN's coverage of the College Football Playoff National Championship averaged 33.4 million viewers, the most for any cable television program, according to live-plus-same day figures released by Nielsen Tuesday.

Diogo Morgado in the new CW show 'The Messengers.'

News, Los Angeles, Business, Television

CW Network Renews Eight Scripted Fall Series, Unveils "The Messengers", "iZombie"

Posted Jan. 12, 2015, 9:39 am

The CW Network today announced that it has renewed all eight scripted series on its fall schedule and unveiled a midseason lineup including two new dramas, "The Messengers" and "iZombie," and the competition series, "Cedric's Barber Battle."

'Boyhood' follows the joys and pitfalls of growing up are seen through the eyes of a child named Mason (pictured-Ellar Coltrane), his parents (Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke) and his sister (Lorelei Linklater).

News, Awards, Film, Television, Beverly Hills

"Boyhood" Wins Big At Golden Globe Awards

Posted Jan. 12, 2015, 9:32 am

"Boyhood," the groundbreaking family drama filmed over the course of 12 years with the same cast, was the big winner tonight at the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards, winning prizes for best drama film, best director and supporting actress for Patricia Arquette.

The 2015 Golden Globe Awards will be held Sunday, Jan. 11.

News, Awards, Film, Television, Hollywood

Full Nomination List For Golden Globe Awards Sunday

Posted Jan. 10, 2015, 8:38 am

Awards season will kick into high gear Sunday with the presentation of the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards, with "Birdman" carrying a leading seven nominations into the Beverly Hilton ceremony.

Animated comedy 'Bob's Burgers' has been renewed for a sixth season.

News, Santa Monica, Television

"Bob's Burgers" To Receive Sixth Season On Fox With 22 Additional Episodes

Posted Jan. 9, 2015, 9:06 am

Fox announced Thursday it has renewed the Emmy-winning animated comedy"Bob's Burgers" for a sixth season, ordering 22 additional episodes.

Eleven films and 10 television programs will be celebrated today as winners of AFI Awards from the American Film Institute.

News, Film, Television, Beverly Hills

American Film Institute To Celebrate Winners Of AFI Awards Today

Posted Jan. 9, 2015, 9:02 am

"Boyhood," "Interstellar" and "Game of Thrones" are among 11 films and 10 television programs that will be celebrated today as winners of AFI Awards from the American Film Institute.

The 2015 People's Choice Awards will be held tonight.

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Full Nomination List For 2015 People's Choice Awards Tonight At Nokia Theatre

Posted Jan. 7, 2015, 9:10 am

Actress Shailene Woodley leads all performers with five nominations heading into tonight's presentation of the 2015 People's Choice Awards, while the TV series "Grey's Anatomy," "Supernatural" and "The Vampire Diaries" also have five nods each.

Huell Howser.

News, Celebrity, Television, Hollywood

Sunset Memorial Today On One Year Anniversary Of The Passing Of Huell Howser

Posted Jan. 7, 2015, 9:05 am

A sunset memorial will be held at the Griffith Observatory today in remembrance of the late local television personality Huell Howser.

News, Celebrity, Television

"The Bachelor" Begins 19th Season Tonight

Posted Jan. 5, 2015, 9:04 am

"The Bachelor" begins its 19th season tonight with a three-hour episode from 8-11 p.m. on ABC with four women from Los Angeles County and one from San Clemente among the record field of 30 bachelorettes vying for Chris Soules' affection.

Sports, Football, Television, Pasadena

Rose Bowl Game Draws Second-Largest Audience In Cable TV History

Posted Jan. 3, 2015, 10:04 am

ESPN's coverage of the 101st Rose Bowl Game drew the second-largest audience in cable television history, only trailing the Sugar Bowl which followed it, according to live-plus-same day figures released by Nielsen on Friday.

News, Santa Monica, Television

ABC To Premiere "Fresh Off The Boat'' Feb. 4 With Two Episodes

Posted Dec. 11, 2014, 8:34 am

"Fresh Off the Boat,'' a comedy set in 1995 about an 11-year-old hip-hop loving Chinese American who has just moved with his family from Chinatown in Washington D.C. to suburban Orlando, will premiere on Feb. 4 with two episodes, ABC announced today.

News, Awards, Santa Monica, Film, Television

2015 Golden Globe Award Nominees Announced; "Birdman" Leads

Posted Dec. 11, 2014, 8:16 am

"Birdman" continued to build momentum toward Oscar night today, scoring a leading seven nominations for the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards, including nods for best motion picture comedy/musical and best actor for Michael Keaton.

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American Film Institute Announces AFI Awards 2014 Official Selections

Posted Dec. 9, 2014, 9:31 am

"Boyhood," "Interstellar" and "Game of Thrones" were among 11 films and 10 television programs announced today as 2014 winners of AFI Awards from the American Film Institute.

News, Los Angeles, Television, Technology

DIRECTV Launches New Seven-Ton Satellite Into Earth Orbit

Posted Dec. 7, 2014, 9:48 am

The nation's largest satellite TV provider, based in Southern California, said it successfully launched a new seven-ton satellite into earth orbit Saturday.

News, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Television

"Two and a Half Men" To End 12-Season Run With Hourlong Episode Feb. 19

Posted Dec. 6, 2014, 8:36 am

CBS announced Friday that "Two and a Half Men'' will end its 12-season run with an hourlong episode Feb. 19.

News, Santa Monica, Television

CBS, DISH Network Finally Reach Contract Agreement

Posted Dec. 6, 2014, 8:31 am

CBS programming has been restored to an estimated 2 million DISH Network subscribers who had been blocked from viewing the channels overnight amid a contract dispute.

News, Los Angeles, Television

Four L.A. County Women To Be On Jan. 5 Season Premiere Of "The Bachelor"

Posted Dec. 5, 2014, 8:28 am

Two women from Los Angeles and one each from Hollywood, Manhattan Beach and San Clemente will be among the record field of 30 bachelorettes vying for Chris Soules' affection on the 19th season of "The Bachelor,'' ABC announced today.

News, Santa Monica, Television

TV Rating Released: NBC's Thanksgiving NFL Game Helps Network Beat CBS

Posted Dec. 4, 2014, 8:35 am

NBC's annual Thanksgiving night NFL game gave the network its second weekly prime-time ratings victory in three weeks, according to live-plus-same-day figures released today by Nielsen.

News, Santa Monica, Television

CBS Tops Prime-Time Ratings For Eighth Victory In Latest Nine-Week TV Season

Posted Nov. 26, 2014, 8:31 am

CBS returned to the top of the prime-time ratings last week after a one-week absence, thanks to the network's usual dominance in scripted programming along with the return of its regular Friday lineup and football.

News, Santa Monica, Television

CBS, "Sunday Night Football" Top Latest Television Ratings

Posted Nov. 12, 2014, 8:34 am

CBS finished first in the ratings race last week for the seventh time in the seven-week-old prime-time season, even without original episodes of "NCIS'' and "NCIS: New Orleans,'' two of television's three most-watched drama series.

News, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Television

Showtime Renews "Homeland" For Fifth Season, Plus "The Affair"

Posted Nov. 11, 2014, 9:21 am

Showtime announced today it has ordered a second season of "The Affair'' and a fifth season of "Homeland.''

News, Santa Monica, Television

"The McCarthys'' Premieres On CBS Tonight

Posted Oct. 30, 2014, 9:21 am

"The McCarthys,'' a comedy about a close-knit, sports-crazed Boston family, premieres at 9:30 p.m. tonight on CBS, thanks to a rare second chance from the network's executives.

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