Television

Web customers fuel 15% rise in Comcast income

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Comcast's second-quarter net income rose 15 percent to nearly $2 billion as it added high-speed Internet customers at a faster pace and video-subscriber losses moderated.

The nation's largest cable provider topped Wall Street estimates and shares edged up in afternoon trading.


'Fargo' gets second season on FX

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — FX is taking another trip to "Fargo," where the cast is changing but some of the characters are not.

The network announced Monday that it has renewed the series for a second season with new actors, time period and crime.


'Simpsons' marathon, website coming

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The full 25-year run of "The Simpsons" will arrive on cable channel FXX with a summer marathon, to be followed this fall by a digital extravaganza that could turn other TV shows yellow with envy.


Acting legend James Garner, 86, dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Few actors could register disbelief, exasperation or annoyance with more comic subtlety.

James Garner had a way of widening his eyes while the corner of his mouth sagged ever so slightly. Maybe he would swallow once to further make his point.


Future Five: Entertainment for the week ahead

From a Disney sing-along to an American Idol in C-U — Tim Mitchell's entertainment recommendations for the week ahead.

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Who lives here? July 19, 2014

Each week, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or TV show and ask readers, "Who lives here?"


Top of the Morning, July 18, 2014

Sure, the ESPYs are self-promoting. At times to a sickening level. But this year's awards show had a winning combination of laughs and sentiment.

Credit host Drake for outperforming expectations. The writers set him up with good material but he had to pull it off. I'd invite him to come back and host next year.


Rich Warren: Finding media services can be bundle of trouble

Aereo, an advanced technology service that allowed residents of major cities to watch local TV stations via computer, smartphone or tablet, suffered bad reception from the Supreme Court. Unlike local cable companies, Aereo paid no royalties to broadcasters for relaying their programming, which greatly riled them.


Ask 'Mimi' July 13, 2014

Mimi, is there a summer TV program you're watching besides "Under the Dome"?


Who lives here? July 12, 2014

Each week, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or TV show and ask readers, "Who lives here?"


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