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  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Chasing Life' on ABC Family

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Chasing Life' on ABC Family
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 3 - 9, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Food Fighters Duff Goldman is among the...
  • Sundance Channel Expands Across Latin America

    AMC Networks is embarking on a major expansion of Sundance Channel Global across Latin America via new distribution pacts this month with various pay TV platforms in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama and Paraguay. Additional...
  • Netflix Says U.S. Bandwidth Speeds Trail Most Other Countries It Tracks

    Netflix is keeping the heat on U.S. broadband providers to boost bandwidth for its popular video-streaming service, pointing to data it says shows American service providers' connection speeds lag behind those of ISPs in most other countries. For July,...
  • TV's new microaudiences are shaking up the business

    TV's new microaudiences are shaking up the business
    The business end of show business is made up of numbers. It's a thing of charts and tallies, receipts and ratings. There are counters on everything nowadays, toting up the hits, keeping track of followers. In television, which I write about, there are the...
  • TV Review: Netflix's 'BoJack Horseman'

    Joining the premium-TV ranks requires a certain commitment to doing what others aren't. Hence, Netflix gets virtually no points for "BoJack Horseman," a raunchy animated series that not-so-boldly goes where seemingly everyone -- Fox, Comedy Central, Adult...
  • Standoff ensues over Russian aid convoy for eastern Ukraine

    Standoff ensues over Russian aid convoy for eastern Ukraine
    As a standoff ensued between Russia and Ukraine over a massive aid convoy dispatched from Moscow, the United Nations on Wednesday sharply increased its estimate of the death toll from four months' of fighting in eastern Ukraine. A spokeswoman for the U....
  • 1991's 'A Rage in Harlem' and other films at the Black Harvest Film Fest

    1991's 'A Rage in Harlem' and other films at the Black Harvest Film Fest
    Hitting its 20th anniversary milestone this year, the Black Harvest Film Festival runs through the month of August at the Gene Siskel Film Center, spotlighting black cinema. The fest hasn't always been especially discerning about quality. I'm not sure...
  • TV This Week Aug. 17 - 23: 'Doctor Who' on BBC America

    TV This Week Aug. 17 - 23: 'Doctor Who' on BBC America
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 17 - 23, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY David Suchet discusses his 25-year tenure...
  • New 'Doctor Who' arrives; 'Intruders' debuts

    New 'Doctor Who' arrives; 'Intruders' debuts
    In the week's highlights, BBC America has a big Saturday planned: a new Doctor Who and a new series. “Doctor Who” begins another season at 8 p.m. Saturday, when veteran actor Peter Capaldi takes on the iconic role. The episode called “...
  • Russian aid convoy for Ukraine takes turn for the confrontational

    Russian aid convoy for Ukraine takes turn for the confrontational
    A Russian convoy carrying aid for civilians trapped in separatist-controlled Luhansk in eastern Ukraine diverted from its agreed route to the Ukrainian border Thursday, drawing warnings from Kiev that it will be blocked "with all the forces available"...
  • Can the swastika be rehabilitated? In a word, no

    The Atlantic has an article about a fashion designer who wants to take the stigma out of the swastika. I’m tempted to limit my comment on that idea to a sarcastic “Good luck with that.” But the proposed rehabilitation of the swastika --...