RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Al Madrigal

A collection of news and information related to Al Madrigal published by this site and its partners.

Top Al Madrigal Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • 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 spot formerly occupied by "The Colbert Report," between "The Daily Show" and "@midnight." Wilmore's manner is more avuncular than Colbert's or Jon Stewart's, but softness also has its sly, ironic uses. The word from Comedy Central is that the show, which like its predecessor and its lead-in will be tied to political current events, will include a panel segment and represent "underrepresented" voices -- that Wilmore (who created "The Bernie Mac Show" and co-created Eddie Murphy's too-little-known "The PJs") is African American in the white fields of late-night is itself newsworthy. Byron Allen notwithstanding.
  • Jay Leno Will Put Mark Twain Prize for Humor on His '55 Buick

    With a sincere thanks for "the greatest night of my life," comedian Jay Leno accepted the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for Humor Sunday in a rowdy affair that featured a parade of funny regulars from the "Tonight Show." As for his just-received...

    Tuesday's Highlights: 'Joshua Bell: A YoungArts Masterclass' on HBO

    Tuesday's Highlights: 'Joshua Bell: A YoungArts Masterclass' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 12 - 18, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES 30 for 30 This new episode recalls the 1989...

    'The Daily Show' Adds Comedians Hasan Minhaj and Trevor Noah

    "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" is adding two new faces to its stable of on-air personalities. Hasan Minhaj will join the team as a correspondent in November while Trevor Noah will sign on as a contributor in December. Minhaj (pictured left) is a...

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'Scorpion' on CBS

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'Scorpion' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 28 - Oct. 4, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES The Big Bang Theory Wolowitz (Simon...