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  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'POV: Ping Pong' on PBS

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'POV: Ping Pong' on PBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 8 - 14, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Wynton Marsalis: A Young—Arts...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Under the Dome' on CBS

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'Under the Dome' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 15 - 21, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Sesame Street The educational kids...
  • Queen Latifah returns to daytime talk-show arena, intends to stay

     Queen Latifah returns to daytime talk-show arena, intends to stay
    Since bursting on the showbiz scene in 1989 with a no-nonsense attitude and a fiery rap delivery, Queen Latifah has demonstrated a knack for versatility and self-transformation. The 43-year-old has landed in the winners' circle as a singer, hip-hop...
  • The widow of 'Downton Abbey'

    The widow of 'Downton Abbey'
    When the Crawley clan of "Downton Abbey" returns to American television this weekend, I will take more than a sporting interest in the fate of the newly widowed Lady Mary. As someone who was widowed at a relatively young age myself, my fondest hope is...
  • Queen Latifah's talk show gets second season

    Queen Latifah's talk show gets second season
    Could the second time be the charm? "The Queen Latifah Show," the freshman syndicated talker from Sony Pictures Television, has been renewed for a second season on CBS stations. At a time when just about everyone is entering the daytime talk show arena,...
  • CES a showcase for 'Internet of Everything'

    CES a showcase for 'Internet of Everything'
      LAS VEGAS — You won't find Apple, Facebook or Microsoft exhibiting at CES — at least not officially — but Pizza Hut, Ford and Schwinn are here. The annual consumer electronics confab used to be the premier gathering place for the...
  • Katie Couric's offensive interview reveals need for transgender visibility

    Katie Couric's offensive interview reveals need for transgender visibility
    Katie Couric probably meant well when she invited "Orange is the New Black" actress Laverne Cox and model Carmen Carrera on her eponymous talk show to discuss transgender-specific issues. After all, transgender women — actual trans women, not...
  • Why Yahoo is in trouble, in six words

    Why Yahoo is in trouble, in six words
    In a New York Times story about the firing of Yahoo chief operating officer Henrique de Castro, there appears the following passage: "In the end, the whole misadventure might not matter unless [Yahoo CEO Marissa] Mayer is able to redirect the company...
  • The toll of the anti-vaccination movement, in one devastating graphic

    The toll of the anti-vaccination movement, in one devastating graphic
    Aaron Carroll today offers a graphic depiction of the toll of the anti-vaccination movement. (H/t: Kevin Drum.) It comes from a Council on Foreign Relations interactive map of "vaccine-preventable outbreaks" worldwide 2008-2014. A couple of...
  • Here's what transgender progress looks like

    Here's what transgender progress looks like
    Attention, Katie Couric: Here's how you treat transgender women in the media. About two weeks after an interview aired in which "Orange is the New Black" actress Laverne Cox gracefully brushed aside Couric's invasive, genitalia-focused questions, Cox...
  • Matt Lauer and Al Roker undergo prostate exams on 'Today'

    Matt Lauer and Al Roker undergo prostate exams on 'Today'
    And you thought your morning was rough. Matt Lauer and Al Roker received prostate exams Thursday on "Today" in an effort to build awareness around prostate cancer. Lauer's urologist, Dr. David Samadi, oversaw both procedures, which took about 35...