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  • TV picks for the week of Jan. 4-10

    Remember those shows you used to watch before the holidays? A lot of them are returning with new episodes this week. Here's what else caught my eye: Sunday: "Galavant," 7 p.m., ABC: The Middle Ages get the song and dance treatment in this amusing, over-...
  • Around the remote: Television picks for Jan. 4-9

    DON'T MISS: "Downton Abbey" "The nature of life is not permanence, but flux." So says wise ol' Mr. Carson as the beloved period soap returns for what looks to be a season of tremendous change. It's 1924 and Lady Mary appears ready to embrace a romantic...
  • What's next in television: Winter TV wraps itself in new material

    The first two months of 2015 are stuffed with new TV shows. They're so densely packed that if new series were snow, you could make an igloo, a snow fort, a giant snowman and a pile of deadly ice balls to attack the neighbor kids. JAN. 4 Galavant 5/8...
  • 'American Sniper,' 'Boyhood,' 'Whiplash' up for Producers Guild award

    'American Sniper,' 'Boyhood,' 'Whiplash' up for Producers Guild award
    The Producers Guild of America, a major bellwether for the best picture Oscar, announced on Monday the nominees for its Darryl F. Zanuck producer of the year award for motion pictures: “American Sniper,” “Birdman,” “Boyhood,&...
  • KCET taps former ABC Family boss Michael Riley as new CEO

    KCET taps former ABC Family boss Michael Riley as new CEO
    After a months-long search, KCET-TV has settled on former ABC Family executive Michael Riley as its new chief executive officer. The Burbank-based public broadcaster made the announcement Monday morning. "After a thorough and comprehensive search from...
  • Rick Bayless' 'Mexico: One Plate at a Time' serves up 10th season on PBS

     Rick Bayless' 'Mexico: One Plate at a Time' serves up 10th season on PBS
    He has three renowned Mexican restaurants in Chicago, five Tortas Frontera outposts (including three at O'Hare International Airport) plus several Frontera Fresco eateries. He's written eight cookbooks, and his Frontera Foods company makes sauces,...
  • 'Birdman,' 'Boyhood,' 'Imitation Game' among Producers Guild nominations

    'Birdman,' 'Boyhood,' 'Imitation Game' among Producers Guild nominations
    "American Sniper," "Birdman," "Boyhood," "Foxcatcher," "Gone Girl," "Grand Budapest Hotel," "The Imitation Game," "Nightcrawler," "The Theory of Everything" and "Whiplash" have been nominated for the Producers Guild of America's Darryl F. Zanuck Award for...
  • TV picks: 'Wrong Mans,' 'No, You Shut Up,' 'Downton Abbey'

    TV picks: 'Wrong Mans,' 'No, You Shut Up,' 'Downton Abbey'
    "The Wrong Mans" (Hulu). Costars and co-creators Mathew Baynton and James Corden (the soon-to-debut new host of CBS' "Late Late Show") are back with a four-episode second season of their excellent, mistaken-identity, odd-couple, comedy-thriller-with-...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Exploring the life of Mantle during winter break

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Exploring the life of Mantle during winter break
    Writing a column right between the end of one year and the start of another is tricky. Typically, writers come up with “the list of the [fill in the blank] of 2014.” I thought about selecting the top education stories of the year, but got a...
  • Sarah Palin, Oscars, Elly May: 2015 starts

    Sarah Palin, Oscars, Elly May: 2015 starts
    Congratulations to former Gov. Sarah Palin for getting her name out there as 2015 starts. You may not have been thinking of Palin lately, but she electrified the Internet by blasting PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. PETA criticized her...
  • Homely showman Ripley wowed country with oddities

    Homely showman Ripley wowed country with oddities
    Believe it or not, Robert Ripley was so admired that boys in a 1936 poll picked him as the person they most wanted to be. The world traveler dazzled the country with his unusual stories told in newspaper cartoons, books, radio broadcasts and movies: a...