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'24' Canceled: Fox Ending Show After Current Season

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The drama "24" won't be ticking much longer on TV. Fox announced Friday that its action-packed real-time show starring Kiefer Suth...

The Lost Finale: When a Cop-Out Isn't Better Than a Dream

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

Having watched Lost faithfully throughout its run and marveled at the twists and turns, however odd and fanciful, I couldn't help a sense of revulsion at the easy way out the writers took in the show's finale.

Fox News, Health Care, and the Right-Wing Nervous Breakdown

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Over the past few months, the right-wing media, along with self-adoring Tea Party members, made the mistake of believing their own hype.

Glenn Beck: Wrong Again

Steve Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Young

Glenn Beck gas assured his grieving, tea-party revolutionaries, not to worry. With the vote, President Obama will no longer be able to lead.

Conan Barred From 'American Idol' By NBC Agreement

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Conan O'Brien is in talks with Fox, but he won't be allowed on the network's biggest hit show. The Hollywood Reporter's Nellie Andreeva and James H...

Health Care Reform: Deep Twitter Thoughts on The Health Care Vote

Katie Halper | Posted 03.22.2010 | Comedy
Katie Halper

Stupak is like a boyfriend who starts saying all the right stuff after you've decided to break up with him.

Fox Rides Surging 'Glee' Ratings To Tuesday Win

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

By Daniel Frankel, The WrapFox rode the burgeoning key-demo strength of “Glee” to yet another Tuesday-night ratings win. ABC, meanwhile, e...

Oprah's Chicago Replacements

Zack Isaacs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Zack Isaacs

Here are some examples of established local talent that could definitely "grow their brand" next year once the Queen of Talk shuts down her Chi-Town operations.

Conan O'Brien, Fox In Talks

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

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Joss Whedon Tackles Misfit Angst With Glee

James Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
James Sims

It's quirky misfit angst that often works best for Joss Whedon, and this week's episode of Glee has given him the opportunity to delve deeper into the subject.

Fox's Fall 2010 NEW SHOWS (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox announced its fall schedule Monday, with three new shows set to premiere on the fall schedule, three more scheduled to debut midseason, and one se...

'Glee' To Follow Super Bowl On Fox

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox has announced its slate for Fall 2010, and in addition to the new programs revealed some news about an existing program: 'Glee,' the breakout hit ...

A Channel to Cheer For...

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

The Cheer Channel, which launched online May 14, may quickly find a digital home in select cable systems around the country and on satellite.

The Closing of the American (Right's) Mind, Part II

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

The growing gravitation of authoritarians to the Republican Party over the past generation is an important determinant in understanding the closed feed-back loop of the current right-wing information environment.

An Open Letter To Glenn Beck: Social Justice And The Gospel

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

Glenn, could you please dispense with the personal attacks and get to the substance of what you and I are saying about social justice? Let's have a conversation about whether social justice "is a perversion of the Gospel," as you say, or at the heart of the Gospel, as I say.

Murdoch and Fox Portray Black Men as Terrorists on 24

Ronald B. Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ronald B. Robinson

The first two Presidents on 24 were Black men. The first was assassinated and the second was responsible for allowing nuclear bombs into the country, causing mass destruction.

'Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps' Delayed Until September

Inside Movies | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Gordon Gekko's return to the big screen has been delayed by about five months. According to the Hollywood Reporter, 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps,...

Looking Towards the Futurama

Aram Khayatpour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Aram Khayatpour

Without Adult Swim's foresight, Futurama may have been lost forever.

Idol Season 9: Top 24 -- The Men

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

The judges touted the women but the men on American Idol offered a little more positive news in their first live performances.

Senator Scott Brown On Austin Terror Attack: "People Are Frustrated"

Bill Lichtenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Lichtenstein

In what Fox News is calling his first national TV interview since being elected, Scott Brown pointed to the public's frustration with Washington when he was asked about Joe Stack.

'Our Little Genius' FCC Investigation: Fox Game Show Producers Accused Of Giving Answers

New York Times | EDWARD WYATT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES -- The Federal Communications Commission is looking into whether the producers of the planned Fox game show "Our Little Genius" gave poten...

Cosmic Justice Comes to Fox

Philip Goldberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Philip Goldberg

What is the significance of a show requiring viewers to buy-in to karma and reincarnation? To me, it indicates that society's notion of cosmic justice is undergoing a seismic shift.

NASCAR Fixes It's Potholes, Gets A Great Race To Start 2010 For It's Fans

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

What continues to make NASCAR so appealing is its sustained fan engagement. The sport is a living, breathing source for positive interactivity and brand loyalty, and that's what continues to bring fans out.

Sarah Palin Kidnapped By Neocons!

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
MJ Rosenberg

I don't believe Sarah Palin will become president but if, God forbid, she does, I expect that the neocons would be disappointed. As untutored as she is, she is no dummy. And she does not like being handled.

Haiti, Bill O'Reilly, And The Myth Of The Dark Savage

The Root | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Like many, I have consumed reports of Haiti's devastation these past few weeks. Like many, I have been saddened by the suffering and loss of life--the...