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  • Emmys may be ready to give up the 'Modern Family' lock on comedy

    Emmys may be ready to give up the 'Modern Family' lock on comedy
    "Modern Family" has won the Emmy for comedy series four years running. The only show to take it five straight years? "Frasier." Should "Family" win again, we might need therapy. An early look at this year's comedy races. COMEDY SERIES "Modern Family"(...
  • The laughs are real on fake talk show 'Comedy Bang! Bang!'

     The laughs are real on fake talk show 'Comedy Bang! Bang!'
    Thursday brings the third-season return, on IFC, of Scott Aukerman's "Comedy Bang! Bang!" An often surreal and free-associating sketch show in the guise of a talk show, it is also a talk show within a sketch show — the one shading into the other...
  • Critic's Notebook: Emmy nominations' twists and turns

    Critic's Notebook: Emmy nominations' twists and turns
    How do you argue with any master list that includes Jane Lynch, Kathy Bates, Margo Martindale, Melissa McCarthy, Martha Plimpton, Kelly MacDonald, Betty White, Kristen Wiig and Joan Cusack? There were a number of surprises, both heartening and...
  • 'Our Idiot Brother' review: Don't judge a person by his beard

    'Our Idiot Brother' review: Don't judge a person by his beard
    *** (out of four) If Tigger were slower, calmer—and human—he might be like Ned (Paul Rudd), a likable optimist who’s never held a steady job and isn’t that concerned about it. His sisters (Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel, Emily...
  • Video/Q&A: 'Friends with Kids' star/writer/director Jennifer Westfeldt

    Video/Q&A: 'Friends with Kids' star/writer/director Jennifer Westfeldt
    In “Friends with Kids,” platonic friends Jason (Adam Scott of “Parks and Recreation”) and Julie (writer/director Jennifer Westfeldt) decide, for lack of a better option, to have a baby together. Westfeldt says the decision might...
  • Top TV of 2012: Poehler's Leslie Knope shines on 'Parks and Rec'

    Top TV of 2012: Poehler's Leslie Knope shines on 'Parks and Rec'
    Amy Poehler has been a comedian of note for some time now — it's already 11 years since she joined the cast of "Saturday Night Live" (and three and change since she left it), and before that there was "The Upright Citizens Brigade" on Comedy Central...
  • 'Friends With Kids'

    'Friends With Kids'
    Jennifer Westfeldt reprises her acting and writing skills from "Kissing Jessica Stein," adding directing this time, in this enjoyable comedy. She and Adam Scott play two friends who decide to see if they can handle parenthood without an emotional...
  • Reel Critics: 'John Carter' a mix of other successful franchises

    Reel Critics: 'John Carter' a mix of other successful franchises
    Disney managers invested $250 million to make"John Carter,"the next blockbuster of fantasy adventure films. They borrowed major elements from other hit movies. They spent serious money to illustrate the exploits on screen with riveting special effects....
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Annie: It's the Hard Knock Life' on PBS

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Annie: It's the Hard Knock Life' on PBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 23 - 29, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES 106 & Park Jamie Foxx, Channing Tatum...
  • TV picks: 'The Killing,' TV Event, 'First Churchills,' teen drama

    TV picks: 'The Killing,' TV Event, 'First Churchills,' teen drama
    "The Killing "(AMC, Sundays). That "The Killing" would return was not at all clear at the end of its previous season; viewers grumbled that two seasons was too long to follow a case that in the context of the series took only as many days to resolve as...
  • TV Picks: 'Drunk History,' Truffaut, 'Moone Boy' and 'Chima'

    TV Picks: 'Drunk History,' Truffaut, 'Moone Boy' and 'Chima'
    L.A. Times TV critic Robert Lloyd highlights the week's television: "Drunk History" (Comedy Central, Tuesdays). A great and terrible idea that yields hilarity pretty consistently: Heavily intoxicated narrators (comics, comic actors) retell episodes from...