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  • Top 25: What corporate America is reading, December 2014

    1. "How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World" By Steven Johnson, Riverhead 2. "You Only Have to Be Right Once: The Unprecedented Rise of the Instant Tech Billionaires" By Randall Lane, Portfolio 3. "The Promise of a Pencil: How an...
  • Off Center Festival at Segerstrom looks to entertain and provoke

     Off Center Festival at Segerstrom looks to entertain and provoke
    Since becoming president of the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in 2006, Terry Dwyer has been on a mission to make the venue affordable, intriguing and inviting — even a little off once in a while. While the center delivers well on the popular...
  • PBS teams with Ridley Scott for Civil War hospital drama

    PBS teams with Ridley Scott for Civil War hospital drama
    Hoping to find its next "Downton Abbey," PBS is reaching back to one of its favorite epochs: the Civil War. The public broadcaster revealed Monday that it has ordered an untitled historical drama from executive producer Ridley Scott, the "Gladiator"...
  • TV Picks: '12 Monkeys,' 'Grantchester,' 'Parks and Rec'

    TV Picks: '12 Monkeys,' 'Grantchester,' 'Parks and Rec'
    “12 Monkeys.” Although deviating in tone and plot from Terry Gilliam’s 1995 steam punk classic on which it is based, the series begins with the same event — an international plague that decimates the world’s population...
  • 'Whitney' bombs; 'Grantchester' impresses

    'Whitney' bombs; 'Grantchester' impresses
    The AFC and NFC championships will be the weekend blockbusters, but PBS, Lifetime and Syfy roll out major productions. A warning: Beware, Whitney Houston fans. Fox will score huge ratings for the NFC match-up between Green Bay and Seattle at 3:05 p.m....
  • The best apps, shows, movies for toddlers

    The best apps, shows, movies for toddlers
    Most parents applaud the American Academy of Pediatrics' advice against screen time for tots through age 2 — and a limit of one or two hours throughout childhood. But then their toddler has to sit through a sibling's swim practice or buckle up for...
  • Quickfire round with 'Granchester' star James Norton

    Quickfire round with 'Granchester' star James Norton
    James Norton, star of "Grantchester" on PBS and "Happy Valley" on Netflix, shares his preferences in a "this or that" game relating to his "Grantchester" character, Vicar Sidney Chambers. Whiskey or sherry? "Whiskey." Jazz or rap? "Jazz. Yeah, I'm...
  • 'Grantchester' on PBS splendidly combines crime and contemplation

    'Grantchester' on PBS splendidly combines crime and contemplation
    America's deepening addiction to British drama is lovingly enabled by Sunday night's premiere of "Grantchester," the latest installment of PBS' "Masterpiece Mystery!" This tale of a young vicar who dabbles in detection checks so many "trending" boxes...
  • 'Masterpiece' enlists Sherlock author

    'Masterpiece' enlists Sherlock author
    Good news for "Doc Martin" fans. Martin Clunes, star of that series, will play Sherlock Holmes author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in "Arthur & George," a series from PBS' "Masterpiece" later this year. "Masterpiece" announced new offerings Monday at the...
  • 'Masterpiece' series 'Wolf Hall' celebrated with L.A. tea

    'Masterpiece' series 'Wolf Hall' celebrated with L.A. tea
    The event: British Consul General Chris O’Connor hosted an afternoon tea Sunday to celebrate “Wolf Hall,” the upcoming six-part TV adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s award-winning novels about Thomas Cromwell and King Henry VIII. The...
  • Competitive British baking show gives 'Downton Abbey' fans reason to tune in early

    If the words "ready, set ... bake" don't send you scurrying into your kitchen to fire up the oven, then you need to get on the "Great British Baking Show" bandwagon. Known as the "Great British Bake Off" across the pond, it was the most watched series on...