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Ratings: Scandal Tops Soft Halloween Night

Halloween scared away most viewers Thursday.

Scandal topped a down night overall with 9.2 million viewers and a 2.9 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, on par with last week. ABC's annual broadcast of It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (7 million, 2.2) improved more ...
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Ratings: Scandal Tops Soft Halloween Night

Halloween scared away most viewers Thursday.

Scandal topped a down night overall with 9.2 million viewers and a 2.9 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, on par with last week. ABC's annual broadcast of It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (7 million, 2.2) improved more ...
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The Thursday Playlist: Sundance's Haunting Returned a French Halloween Treat

You were maybe expecting monsters on Halloween? Less than a week after NBC so disastrously attempted to "re-imagine" Dracula, cable's Sundance Channel scores again — in a year that has already given us the exceptional Top of the Lake and Rectify — by subtly yet audaciously flipping the zombie thriller in the eight-part French import The Returned (with English subtitles). In this quietly creepy and profoundly unsettling supernatural mystery (Thursday, 9/8c), the undead are portrayed not as Walking Dead-style flesh-eaters but as deeply and unmistakably flesh-and-blood human.

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TV Guide Magazine's 60 Greatest Cartoons of All Time

Of all the fantastical things TV brings into our lives, nothing indulges the imagination quite like cartoons. Whether timely (South Park) or timeless (Looney Tunes), animation can truly take us anywhere. The rules — and the budgets — of conventional television don't apply. In short, we just can't help being drawn to them. In honor of TV Guide Magazine's 60th anniversary, we present our list of the best and, often quite literally, the brightest:

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Original Voice of Charlie Brown Gets Year in Jail for Stalking

Peter Robbins, the original voice of Charlie Brown on the Peanuts TV specials, was sentenced to one year in jail for threatening his former girlfriend and stalking her plastic surgeon, The Associated Press reports.

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Peter Robbins, Former Voice of Charlie Brown, Arrested on Five Felony Charges

As Charlie Brown would say, "Oh, brother."

Peter Robbins, who voiced the head of the Peanuts gang during the late 1960s, was arrested Monday in San Diego and charged with five felonies, The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

Robbins, 56, is charged with four felony counts of making a threat to cause death or... read more

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Premiered: October 26, 1966
Rating: TV-G
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Premise: Charlie Brown is finally invited to a Halloween party; Snoopy engages the Red Baron in a dogfight; and Linus waits patiently in the pumpkin patch for the Great Pumpkin. Also: the bonus cartoon, "You're Not Elected, Charlie Brown."

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