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  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Two and a Half Men' on CBS

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 26 - Nov. 1, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Bones Brennan (Emily Deschanel)...
  • TV Picks: Foo Fighters, twins, Simpsons, 'Web Therapy,' more

    TV Picks: Foo Fighters, twins, Simpsons, 'Web Therapy,' more
    "Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways" (HBO, Fridays). It's often the case nowadays that a big-time recording artist or act will accompany a new release with a making-of documentary, and is sometimes the case that that documentary, which is, after all, a kind...
  • Variety's Power of Women awards honor stars

    Variety's Power of Women awards honor stars
    The event: Hollywood insiders assembled at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Friday to pay tribute to stars Jane Fonda, Reese Witherspoon, Viola Davis and Jennifer Lopez along with Universal Pictures Chair Donna Langley at Variety’s Power of Women...
  • Chuck Lorre to End His Vanity Card Missives?

    Is No. 463 the end of the line for Chuck Lorre's famously specific vanity card messages? Since the days of "Dharma & Greg" in the late 1990s, Lorre has penned a new message to run as part of his vanity card slate at the end of every original episode of...
  • Chuck Lorre is a man of many sitcom hats

    Chuck Lorre is a man of many sitcom hats
    CBS could very well be an acronym for Chuck's Band of Sitcoms, Chuck being Chuck Lorre, the seasoned TV show maker. The band of sitcoms are "Two and a Half Men," "The Big Bang Theory," "Mom" (all of which he created) and "Mike & Molly" (on which he serves...
  • 'Masters of Sex' recap: Bill's secret action has unintended results

    'Masters of Sex' recap: Bill's secret action has unintended results
    Distraught that an upcoming CBS program won’t do justice to his human sexuality study, Dr. William Masters (Michael Sheen) secretly sabotages the documentary on the Season 2 finale of Showtime’s “Masters of Sex.” In Episode 212,...
  • 10 bookish movies coming in September

    10 bookish movies coming in September
    September is full of bookish film adaptations, with movies made from kids books, an international bestseller, a bestselling mystery and a couple of heart-stopping YA thrillers, of course. Here's what's in theaters, and what's coming soon. Things are...
  • Networks' need for hit sitcoms is no laughing matter

    There's a backstage drama happening this fall on TV, and it's all about comedy. The major networks are in a sitcom slump, unable to generate the kind of magic found in shows like "Seinfeld," "Friends" and "The Big Bang Theory." ------------ For...
  • Allison Janney Remembers Her First Mention in Variety

    The prestigious Williamstown Theatre Festival prides itself on discovering top talent, and in the summer of 1985, a tall, young actress arrived in Massachusetts ready to make her mark. Allison Janney's roles as "Woman #1" and "Man #3" in the festival's...
  • Allison Janney Thrives with Her Second Act in TV

    Allison Janney picked up Emmy No. 5 on Saturday at the Creative Arts kudos, but the bigger win for the actress has been the fact that she's in the midst of an extraordinary second act in TV following her run on "The West Wing" more than a decade ago. "I'...
  • Variety TV Critic Brian Lowry Hosts Reddit AMA

    Brian Lowry, Variety's resident TV critic and a superhero aficionado, is hosting a one-hour chat on Reddit starting at 10 a.m. today. Follow this link to ask him about fall TV, the Emmy Awards, or how he dresses as Leonard Maltin on Halloween. Related...