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  • Television takes on 9/11 amid its 10th anniversary

    Television takes on 9/11 amid its 10th anniversary
    Every once in a while, a fire truck will pass by Rudolph Giuliani's window, and the former New York mayor will flash back to that dreadful day when he had to drop everything and rush to ground zero. "It's just hard to hear it and not react," he said in an...
  • Book review: 'Absolute Monarchs'

    Book review: 'Absolute Monarchs'
    Absolute Monarchs A History of the Papacy John Julius Norwich Random House: 513 pp., $30 When preeminent British historian John Julius Norwich tells us in the introduction to his sweeping history of the Catholic papacy that his job is to give us "a...
  • Critic's Notebook: 9/11-related TV programs to watch

    Critic's Notebook: 9/11-related TV programs to watch
    The 10th anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon arrives a week from Sunday — I don't think I need to tell you the date — and as might be expected, television is all over it. Our decimal culture encourages comment,...
  • Audio books

    Audio books
    NONFICTION When it comes to memoirs, audio books (in CD format) — especially those by celebrities — should be read by their authors. The words just don't sound the same when they're not reading, although there are exceptions to every rule....
  • U2's growing pains in 'From the Sky Down'

    U2's growing pains in 'From the Sky Down'
    U2, the Irish pop band, is the subject of a fascinating new documentary, "From the Sky Down," premiering Saturday on Showtime. Like most modern rockumentaries, it was commissioned by the people it is about, and it will be included in some of the...
  • Golden Globes 2011: Popular shows and actors dominate TV nominations

    Golden Globes 2011: Popular shows and actors dominate TV nominations
    Largely favoring the usual suspects, Golden Globe voters sang the praises of Fox's "Glee" for the second year in a row, awarding five nominations to the musical comedy, including television series. The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn., which will air its...
  • The Emmys: HBO is nominations king

    The Emmys: HBO is nominations king
    Looking over the Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning, you'd almost think that the TV academy was honoring two separate industries. For drama and made-for-TV movies and miniseries, it's HBO and its basic-cable cousins. For everything else, it's...
  • Emmy snubs the supernatural plus 'Glee,' 'The Closer' actresses

    Emmy snubs the supernatural plus 'Glee,' 'The Closer' actresses
    A bad moon rose on the Emmy hopes of vampires and zombies, the female breakout star of "Glee" struck a sour note, FX's top motorcycle mama ran out of gas, and "The Closer" couldn't close a nomination after last year's victory. Several of TV's most high-...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Beyond Scared Straight' on A&E

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 9 - 15 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Jan. 9 in PDF format (alternate link) Weekly TV Listings can also be found at: www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv This......
  • TCA Press Tour 2011: FX addresses the competitive cable landscape and introduces a dog to its lineup

     
    FX President John Landgraf has been here before. His fall drama "Terriers" was critically acclaimed but was rejected by audiences, and now the new midseason drama "Lights Out" may be in the same boat. The drama about a boxer trying......
  • The Morning Fix: 'Green Hornet' ready to roll! Comcast's iPad headache. 'The Kennedys' still looking for a home.

     
    After the coffee. Before deciding if I am willing to gamble that Sony got 'The Green Hornet' right. The Skinny: After three days off Dan Patrick is back to work on his radio show, which means I'm in a much......