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  • ‘Gotham’ star talks life on set as young Batman

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    October 7, 2014 | 12:11 pm

    When David (pronounced “Da-veed”) Mazouz announced, “I am Batman,” to his friends at Hillel Hebrew Academy in Beverly Hills, he wasn’t just joking around. David, 13, stars as the young Bruce Wayne (the future Batman) in Fox TV’s highly anticipated “Gotham,” which airs Mondays at 8...

  • Fox picks up another Israeli-developed TV show format

    April 8, 2014 | 3:17 pm

    Fox has purchased the rights to Boom!, a new Israeli game show.

    The program debuted earlier this month in Israel. Under the format, four contestants race against the clock to diffuse a bomb by cutting colored wires that hold the answers to trivia questions. Viewers can also play...

  • Brainy Breslow clutch on the hill in Red Sox title bid

    October 22, 2013 | 1:32 pm

    When Craig Breslow entered Saturday night’s playoff game against the Detroit Tigers, FOX broadcaster Tim McCarver hailed the Boston Red Sox reliever — a Yale University graduate with a double major in molecular biophysics and biochemistry — as the smartest player in Major League...

  • Emmys tell bleak tale of broadcast TV

    By Melissa Weller

    September 24, 2013 | 5:52 pm

    So the Emmys were on Sunday, and with it no shortage of Neiling, Breaking and flopped attempts at Modernizing. Not least of which was characterized by the slap-happy host jabbing “our younger audience” by clarifying that television is “the thing you watch on your phones.” Cute?...

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  • Must-see TV

    September 6, 2013 | 1:32 pm

    It’s September at last, when summer reruns and C-level realty shows cede their timeslots to returning favorites and new contenders. This fall’s offerings include Jewish connections galore, on and off camera; prolific producers J.J. Abrams, Jerry Bruckheimer and Jonathan Littman are...

  • Rock The Torah [VIDEO]

    By JewishJournal

    April 1, 2013 | 4:00 pm

    This song aired on Fox's television show "Raising Hope."

  • Judaism on The Mindy Project

    By Abe Fried-Tanzer

    March 11, 2013 | 5:24 am

    FOX’s successful new comedy, The Mindy Project, which just got renewed for a second season, won’t air a new episode until next week, but its most recent installment contains a highly worthwhile encounter with Judaism. For those unfamiliar with the show, series creator Mindy Kaling...

  • Seven days into Pillar of Defence- which news websites tell you the truth?

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    November 20, 2012 | 9:30 am

    It's been seven days now since operation Pillar of Defense got the green light. For seven days, missiles have been fired at both Israel and Gaza, and people have been suffering from both physical and mental injuries. Honestly, nothing's really changed in the last seven days. The...

  • Here’s what really happened in Israel in the past couple of days

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    November 15, 2012 | 10:32 am

    It is a solid fact that Operation Pillar of Defense did not come out of the blue. It came as a response to a massive, continuous attack on Israeli cities, fired from the Hamas terror organization sitting in Gaza. I know it, because I live in Israel. You know it, because you read...

  • Q&A with Nikki Levy

    By Ryan Torok

    September 27, 2012 | 1:05 pm

    “Saturday Night Live” alumna Laraine Newman shares an experience she had in high school, when, high on a psychedelic drug, she saw her mother as a person and not just her parent for the first time. 

    Actress (and daughter of Motown icon Diana Ross) Tracee Ellis Ross, one of the...

  • The Occupy movement hits Hollywood—at Fox Studios

    By Danielle Berrin

    October 21, 2011 | 3:17 pm

    Hundreds of protesters overtook the sidewalks outside 20th Century Fox Studios on Pico Boulevard and Motor Avenue to protest what they consider objectionable practices being carried out by Rupert Murdoch and his media empire, News Corp. “Occupy Fox Studios” was timed to coincide...

  • TV Military Drama ‘Homeland’ Taps Into America’s Psyche

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    October 19, 2011 | 4:04 pm

    Producer and writer Howard Gordon’s TV shows have reflected uncannily the American psyche since the attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001.

    “24,” the Fox drama he helped mold into the Emmy-winning thriller about terrorist-busting super patriot Jack Bauer, premiered just...

  • [PODCAST] An Emmy Nomination for the Kosher Porky Pig: ‘Looney Tunes’ ’ Bob Bergen [UPDATE]

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    September 19, 2011 | 4:20 pm

    Listen to the podcast below.

    The kosher Porky Pig was up for an Emmy Award on Sept. 18.  Bob Bergen, a nice Jewish boy from Woodland Hills, was nominated in the voice-over category for his performance as America’s favorite traife hero on “The Looney Tunes Show” on Cartoon...

  • Actors play doctor in Israel during week-long tour

    By Hollywood Jew

    June 20, 2011 | 1:22 pm

    Stars from “Grey’s Anatomy”, “Raising Hope” and “Rookie Blue” were treated to a weeklong tour of Israel courtesy of America’s Voices in Israel and El Al, Israel Airlines.  Kevin McKidd and Sarah Drew (aka Dr. Owen Hunt and Dr. April Kepner on ABC’s “Grey’s...

  • Fox pulls version of Israeli sitcom

    May 11, 2011 | 1:13 pm

    Fox pulled the sitcom “Traffic Light,” a version of the Israeli show “Ramzor,” due to poor ratings.

    The show’s 13th and last episode will be aired May 17. Fox bought the rights to the show, about three longtime friends and their romantic relationships, last year.

    Producers in...

  • Rabbis urge Fox to sanction Beck for Nazi comments

    January 27, 2011 | 9:08 am

    A group of American rabbis is calling on Fox News to sanction personality Glenn Beck for “his completely unacceptable attacks” on Holocaust survivor George Soros.

    In an ad that was scheduled to run in Thursday’s Wall Street Journal and in a letter to Fox News owner Rupert Murdoch,...

  • Montauk Monster now just bones

    By Adam Wills

    August 5, 2008 | 8:52 pm

    Rachel Goldberg, whose camera was used to snap an image of the Montauk Monster, spoke with GeekHeeb and confirmed a Fox News report that the creature is now in the possession of Montauk resident Paul Davis.

    Eric Olsen, a real estate agent and surfer, had originally removed the...

  • Blogs are so vicious (according to Fox News, anyhow)

    By JewishJournal.com

    July 29, 2007 | 5:40 pm

    —Dennis Wilen

  • The Gold and the Beautful

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    April 21, 2005 | 8:00 pm

     

    "They hated me, didn't they, because they barely laughed," Elon Gold said fretfully after his audition on the new Fox sitcom "Stacked," starring Pamela Anderson.

    "That's exactly the neurosis your character needs," Executive Producer Steve Levitan told the 34 year old comic-actor...

  • ‘O.C.’: How a Young Creator Spells Success

    By Keren Engelberg

    October 2, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Josh Schwartz doesn't sleep much on Tuesday nights anymore.

    That's the night his new show, "The O.C.," airs on FOX, and the weekly insomnia awaiting the public's response has become an occupational hazard ever since.

    Over coffee early one morning, Schwartz, the 27-year-old who's...

  • Time’s on his Side

    By Michael Aushenker

    January 24, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    There's no denying that Fox's critically acclaimed "24" is a fast-moving show that, unlike other dramas, operates in "real time" -- each 60-minute episode's action literally unfolds over an hour's time.

    But what series co-creator Joel Surnow never anticipated was that his rookie show...

  • In the ‘Company’ of Kline

    By Michael Aushenker

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    "Come and knock on my door,"began the jingle on the popular '70s ABC sitcom "Three's Company." These days, opportunity knocks on the door of actor Richard Kline.

    Kline, who played smarmy bachelor Larry Dallas on the quintessential sitcom, returns this week as director of KNBC...

  • ‘That ‘70s Show’ Star Enters Cyberspace

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    April 8, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    On Fox's breakout comedy, "That '70s Show," Mila Kunis plays spoiled and sassy Jackie Burkhardt. But, in real life, she's very much a child of the '90s, down to her fascination with the Internet.

    "I'm on AOL and Netscape every day," the 15-year-old sitcom star told Up Front. "I'm...

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