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  • FCC cracks down on broadcasters. Spec script market warms up.

    FCC cracks down on broadcasters. Spec script market warms up.
    After the coffee. Before thinking of a good April Fools' Day joke. The Skinny: I don't want to hear any spoilers about the series finale of "How I Met Your Mother." Although I haven't watched the show in maybe five years I've decided to catch up, so be...
  • Stephen Colbert responds to Twitter controversy, deletes show account

    Stephen Colbert responds to Twitter controversy, deletes show account
    In his first night on the air since a campaign to #CancelColbert erupted on Twitter Thursday night, Stephen Colbert spent nearly his entire show Monday night responding to charges of racial insensitivity.  For anyone who missed out on the brouhaha, it...
  • Comedy Central Launches Mobile App with 200 Episodes, But the Full Load Isn't Available to Everyone

    Comedy Central has at last launched its app for Apple iOS devices, which has been years in the works, stocked with nearly 200 episodes and stand-up specials including "South Park," "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report." But while...
  • Stephen Colbert Defends 'Colbert Report' Against Charges of Racism

    Stephen Colbert spent the first half of Monday's edition of "The Colbert Report" defending the show from accusations of racism. The criticism of the show stems from a bit last week in which Colbert's faux conservative commentator riffed on critics of...
  • Comedy Central Orders Pilot from 'Happy Endings' Alums

    Brothers Matthew and Daniel Libman have sold their pilot "Duty" to Comedy Central, Variety has learned. Produced by Sony Pictures Television, the project follows a former football hero forced to take a job at his local police station opposite his once...
  • 'Scandal,' 'House of Cards,' 'The Bridge,' 'Orphan Black' Among Peabody Winners

    The 73rd annual Peabody Award winners are a typically eclectic list ranging from hits such as ABC's "Scandal" and AMC's "Breaking Bad" to Netflix's groundbreaking drama "House of Cards" to BBC America's buzzworthy "Orphan Black." Among the scripted...
  • 'Breaking Bad,' 'Orphan Black,' 'Scandal' among Peabody Award winners

    'Breaking Bad,' 'Orphan Black,' 'Scandal' among Peabody Award winners
    Winners of the 73rd annual George Foster Peabody Awards were announced Wednesday on "CBS This Morning," with a record 46 series, specials and reports from television, radio and the Web being honored for excellence in 2013.  There were some old favorites...
  • TV This Week April 6 - 14: 'Nature: My Bionic Pet' on KOCE

    TV This Week April 6 - 14: 'Nature: My Bionic Pet' on KOCE
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 6 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY Yee-haw! Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan host...
  • David Letterman's Departure Will Mark Irreparable 'Late Shift' For TV

    When David Letterman steps down from his 'round-midnight perch sometime next year, TV will feel like it has been been a victim of one of the pranks that brought him so much notice when he was starting out on NBC's "Late Night." The act is likely to be the...
  • 'True Detective' leads TCA Awards 2014 nominees

    'True Detective' leads TCA Awards 2014 nominees
    It's the sort of news that Rust Cohle might celebrate with an unhurried swig of Lone Star beer:  "True Detective" picked up four nominations for this years Television Critics Assn. Awards. The hit HBO anthology series was nominated for program of the...
  • 'Good Wife,' 'Breaking Bad,' 'Game of Thrones,' 'True Detective' Lead TCA Award Nominees

    "The Good Wife," "Breaking Bad," "Game of Thrones" and "True Detective" are among the series landing multiple nominations in this year's Television Critics Assn. Awards derby. Netflix's "Orange is the New Black" joins that trio in the org's program of...