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  • TV Picks: 'Parenthood,' 'Fortitude,' 'Parks and Recreation'

    TV Picks: 'Parenthood,' 'Fortitude,' 'Parks and Recreation'
      “Parenthood”: Jason Katims’ gently splendid family drama comes to an end with the Braverman clan all facing new stages of life, albeit on more solid ground than when the show began. The big question, of course, is whether patriarch...
  • Nick Hornby's 'Funny Girl' traces the road to stardom

    Nick Hornby's 'Funny Girl' traces the road to stardom
    Nick Hornby's last novel, "Juliet, Naked" (2009), felt like a culmination of a kind. Revolving around a reclusive rock star and the fans who will not let him rest, it was a callback to Hornby's early work — "Fever Pitch," a nonfiction account of his...
  • Viacom Chief Philippe Dauman paid $44 million in 2014

    Viacom Chief Philippe Dauman paid $44 million in 2014
    Media company Viacom's stock slipped last year -- but the company's chief executive, Philippe Dauman, saw his compensation soar 19% to $44 million. Dauman, 60, received a $20-million bonus in fiscal 2014, even though the company's stock declined 9%...
  • Peggy Charren dies at 86; tireless advocate for quality children's TV

    Critics of Peggy Charren, a tireless activist for quality children's television, accused her of hating TV. But Charren, who founded the highly influential Action for Children's Television in 1968 to combat "wall-to-wall monster cartoons," said it was...
  • Reginald Torian Sr. is committed to singing Mayfield's story

    Reginald Torian Sr. is committed to singing Mayfield's story
    Reginald Torian Sr., who has had a very good career and fine life singing songs on stages across the world, could be found last Wednesday sitting inside the beautiful and new nightclub and restaurant called The Promontory in Hyde Park. He was, as usual,...
  • 'Sons of Liberty' takes a few too many liberties on History

    'Sons of Liberty' takes a few too many liberties on History
    Seven years ago, the History Channel became just plain History, a single-word name being perceived, one supposes, as hipper, more youthful, like Common or Fergie. If the network executives were as interested in accuracy as hipness, they would have...
  • Rare domino liver transplant saves two lives

    Rare domino liver transplant saves two lives
    Betty Dzielski's liver was slowly destroying her heart. If the Pasadena resident didn't get a liver transplant, she would die eventually, doctors told her. The 52-year-old suffered from a rare genetic disease, familial amyloid polyneuropathy, that...
  • TV This Week, Jan. 25-31: 'Bad Words,' Mel Brooks and more

    TV This Week, Jan. 25-31: 'Bad Words,' Mel Brooks and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 25 - 31, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY Stars of screens big and small will be in...
  • Pacific Symphony to pay tribute to Leonard Bernstein

    Carl St.Clair can pinpoint the last moment he saw Leonard Bernstein. The two had just conducted a show together at the Tanglewood Music Center in Massachusetts, and Bernstein, who had trusted his own composition to St.Clair's baton, urged him to attend...
  • GED now more of an obstacle than gateway for some

    GED now more of an obstacle than gateway for some
    Education and business leaders are concerned about changes in the GED and a drop in the number of people taking and passing the equivalency exam, which has long been a traditional first step toward work or college for people who never received high school...
  • Cable service without the cable box? Yes, it's possible

    Cable service without the cable box? Yes, it's possible
    James is wondering: Can he avoid Time Warner Cable's monthly fee to lease a set-top box by purchasing his own hardware? In a word, no. There are no generic equivalents for the company's digital boxes. But there's a pretty nifty work-around. ASK LAZ:...