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  • Robin Williams tribute special to air on PBS

    Robin Williams tribute special to air on PBS
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Stars and friends of Robin Williams will share memories of the late comedian in "Robin Williams Remembered -- A Pioneers of Television Special." The one-hour special will feature Williams' last full-length television...
  • Brown and Kashkari down to final hours of debate preparations

    Brown and Kashkari down to final hours of debate preparations
    As Gov. Jerry Brown and his Republican challenger Neel Kashkari were making final preparations for their sole debate Thursday night, advisors for both were trying to keep expectations low. “The fact of the matter is the governor’s been...
  • North Carolina: Biltmore to host 'Downton Abbey' costume exhibition

    North Carolina: Biltmore to host 'Downton Abbey' costume exhibition
    If you love the costumes as much as the characters of "Downton Abbey," here's a chance to take a closer look. An exhibition of clothing from the PBS TV series goes on display in February at the Biltmore, the sprawling 250-room estate in Asheville, N.C.,...
  • 'Hansel and Gretel' Live-Action Movie in the Works From 'Hundred-Foot Journey' Producer (EXCLUSIVE)

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Juliet Blake, who teamed with Oprah Winfrey and Steven Spielberg on "The Hundred-Foot Journey," is developing a live-action "Hansel and Gretel" movie. Blake, through her Four Chickens for a Fiver banner, has acquired feature...
  • TV Picks: 'Houdini,' 'Breathless,' 'Doctor Who'

    TV Picks: 'Houdini,' 'Breathless,' 'Doctor Who'
    Oscar-winner Adrien Brody is the obvious draw for History's four-hour, two-part bio-pic "Houdini," which attempts to show the man behind the great-escape legend. That it winds up spending most of its time showcasing all the escapes, relying almost...
  • Friday Highlights: 'American Masters: Dorothea Lange' on PBS

    Friday Highlights: 'American Masters: Dorothea Lange' on PBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 24 - 30, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES American Masters This new episode,...
  • Vegas Banks on Britney Spears Factor to Attract Younger Acts

    "If you build it, they will come" has always been a fairly safe operating principle in Las Vegas, at least as far as the gambling, partying masses are concerned. Whether it's a safe bet for attracting marquee name pop stars to desert residencies, however,...
  • Britney Spears: Popstar Directs Clear Vision of Her Billion-Dollar Empire

    "Work, bitch." Unlike singer-songwriters, contemporary pop stars rarely have their songs viewed through an autobiographical prism, yet it's hard to miss the changes in Britney Spears' core messaging over the past years. Early in her career, when she...
  • Q&A: Red Lotus Studios Head Rickey Minor

    After a storied career as a producer, bandleader, bassist and composer, Rickey Minor was introduced to mainstream America as bandleader for "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" and longtime musical director of "American Idol." Now he's taken over an old...
  • Creative Arts Emmys Spread the Wealth

    The Primetime Emmys awarded 26 trophies on Aug. 25, but that glittering ceremony shouldn't be allowed to overshadow the Creative Arts Emmys that took place Aug. 16, when the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences handed out a whopping 80 awards -- mostly...
  • What Makes the Emmys Such a Hard Show to Fix

    If the big banks were notoriously too big to fail, the TV awards process might finally have become too big to wrangle. Granted, it's now expected Emmy nominations and awards will yield gripes from fans and critics, lamenting programs and performers who...