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  • Onboard game show brings publicity, fun to Allegiant Air

    Onboard game show brings publicity, fun to Allegiant Air
    When you run a small, low-cost carrier with a tiny marketing budget, you have to be creative to get publicity. That explains why Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air has allowed a television crew to film a game show in the cabin of its planes during...
  • '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...
  • Chris Mann goes from 'The Voice' to the Phantom

    In the case of Chris Mann, fourth place will get you first. Mann, who placed fourth on NBC's "The Voice" in 2012, went on to land the title role this fall in "The Phantom of the Opera." The blockbuster touring musical opens Thursday in Norfolk's Chrysler...
  • TV Picks: 'Nightly Show,' 'Half Like Me,' 'Nova,' 'The Fall,' more

    TV Picks: 'Nightly Show,' 'Half Like Me,' 'Nova,' 'The Fall,' more
    "The Nightly Show" (Comedy Central, weeknights beginning Monday); "Al Madrigal: Half Like Me" (Hulu now; Fusion, Thursday). This week Larry Wilmore, former Senior Black Correspondent for "The Daily Show," which is a fake news title -- moves into the...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Stage, Screen Actor Edward Herrmann Dies At 71

    Stage, Screen Actor Edward Herrmann Dies At 71
    Edward Herrmann, the towering, melodious-voiced actor who brought Franklin D. Roosevelt to life in films and documentaries, won a Tony Award and charmed audiences as the stuffy dad on TV's "Gilmore Girls," died Wednesday. He was 71. Herrmann died at...