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  • Beer-talks: Colbert's 'teachable moment'

     
    by Mark Silva "I am still reeling over last week's profiling scandal,'' comedian Stephen Colbert says. "I am speaking, of course, of Barack Obama's profiling of Cambridge police officer James Crowley.'' Colbert, anchor of Comedy Central's Colbert Report,...
  • Beer summit, 'beer wars' and peace

     
    by Mark Silva In the era of Cold Beer diplomacy and the Internet, it's important to have a Web strategy for covering a Beer Summit. We thought of improving upon that oft-employed strategy of "live-blogging:" Live-chugging the meeting of the......
  • Here's to beers -- A White House summit preview

     
    News item: President Obama meets today with Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Cambridge (Mass.) police sergeant James Crowley. Crowley arrested Gates for disorderly conduct at the professor???s home earlier this month, after police fielded a...
  • Where to go?

    Where to go?
    Today's flash points include a Harvard professor, Supreme Court nominee and vilified quarterback. Say hello to Henry Louis Gates Jr., Sonia Sotomayor and Michael Vick. We sports types will leave Gates to sociologists and Sotomayor to the Senate. But...
  • Black History Month 2013 TV schedule

     
    Here are some of the notable new and returning TV specials, documentaries and movies airing in celebration of Black History Month 2013. All times are Eastern. Programming is subject to change; check back regularly for additions and updates. American...
  • Friday’s Highlights: 'Nikita' on KTLA

     
    Friday’s Highlights: 'Nikita' on KTLA...
  • Henry Louis Gates Jr. explores race, culture and identity in new “Finding Your Roots” series

     
    In recent years, genealogy has enjoyed a renaissance as a trend on reality shows like NBC’s Who Do You Think You Are?, and that can be attributed in large part to Harvard scholar Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. (pictured), whose PBS specials African...
  • TV THIS WEEK: March 25 - 31

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 25 - 31 in PDF format TV listings for the week of March 25 - 31 in PDF format are also available at latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv Weekly TV Listings and more......
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Fringe' on Fox

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 8 - 14 in PDF format TV listings for the week of April 8 - 14 in PDF format are also available here This week's TV Movies THE “OTHER......
  • This week: ‘Mankind’; Whitney Houston salute; Rolling Stones

     
    Musical specials and musical contests are among the week's ballyhooed programs. But the biggest show carries an epic title, “Mankind: The Story of All of Us.” The program doesn't do subtlety. This 12-hour, six-night history lesson indulges...
  • History’s “Mankind” tells the epic tale of human history

     
    History has certainly embarked upon a program worthy of its network name with its new 12-hour, six-night event series Mankind The Story of All of Us. Following in the wake of its successful America The Story of Us, this series takes the same approach, but...