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  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Orphan Black' on BBCA

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Orphan Black' on BBCA
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 22 - 28, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES The Assets Returning with new episodes,...
  • 'House of Cards': Beau Willimon on Netflix's Rule-Breaking Creativity

    Beau Willimon's "House of Cards" inexorably changed the television landscape when it premiered on Netflix in 2013 -- establishing the streaming service as a major player in the scripted arena and forcing the entertainment industry to reexamine the very...
  • Jailed Iranian Director Mahnaz Mohammadi Sparks Mounting International Outrage

    Concern is mounting in the international film community over Iranian director, actress and women's rights activist Mahnaz Mohammadi who on June 7th reportedly began serving a five year sentence in Iran's Evin Prison, on the outskirts of Tehran, on charges...
  • Pedro Almodovar To Receive 6th Lumiere Award

    MADRID -- Following in the illustrious footsteps of Clint Eastwood (2009), Milos Forman (2010). Gerard Depardieu (2011), Ken Loach (2012) and Quentin Tarantino (2013), Pedro Almodovar will receive the 6th Lumiere Award at France's 2014 Lumiere-Grand...
  • Iranian president vows to protect shrines in neighboring Iraq

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared Wednesday that Tehran was ready to protect Shiite Muslim shrines in neighboring Iraq under threat from Sunni insurgents. The nation’s top military official, however, said the Islamic Republic had no...
  • TV Review: 'Almost Royal'

    At first blush, TV would seem to be a little "Borat"-ed out by now. Yet "Almost Royal" quickly establishes itself as a sprightly surprise, following a mock brother-and-sister team of snotty Brits as they travel the wilds of America, reeling in...
  • It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a crowd-suppression drone?

    It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a crowd-suppression drone?
    You knew it was only a matter of time. A South African company has begun selling a new crowd-suppression tool that, according to reports, can spray up to 20 plastic bullets or paintballs per second. From the air. Yes, it’s a drone, and the first...
  • 'Orphan Black' Finale: Exclusive Look at the Shocking Season 2 Closer

    BBC America's "Orphan Black" will air its twist-laden season two finale this Saturday at 9 p.m., and Variety has a first look image from the climactic episode, which sees embattled grifter Sarah Manning (Tatiana Maslany) forced to surrender herself to the...
  • Univision Pacts with Twitter for 2014 World Cup Sponsored Video Tweets

    Univision Communications announced a deal with Twitter for the first sponsored video-tweet campaign tied to the World Cup. The programmer said it has signed McDonald's and State Farm as initial sponsors for the Twitter Amplify program. During the...
  • Mexican drug trafficking suspect arrested en route to World Cup

    Mexican drug trafficking suspect arrested en route to World Cup
    A Mexican man suspected of drug trafficking was arrested in Rio de Janeiro as he attempted to board a flight to northeastern Brazil to attend a Mexico-Brazil World Cup match, authorities said Tuesday. Jose Diaz Barajas, 49, was suspected of...
  • 21st Century Fox, BBC, BSkyB Toppers Talk Power at London Media Pow-wow

    LONDON -- Chase Carey, prexy and chief operating officer of 21st Century Fox, Tony Hall, director general of the BBC, and Jeremy Darroch, CEO of U.K. satcaster BSkyB, will be among the speakers at the RTS London Conference, which will look at the...