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  • Emmys 2014: Allison Janney is seeing double

    Emmys 2014: Allison Janney is seeing double
    Allison Janney capped off a season of pulling double-TV duty by scoring double Emmy nominations. The veteran actress kicked off the season in the CBS sitcom "Mom," in which she plays a struggling alcoholic attempting to reconnect with her daughter (Anna...
  • Showtime's 'Masters of Sex' dials up angst with smarts, spirit

     Showtime's 'Masters of Sex' dials up angst with smarts, spirit
    To say Showtime's "Masters of Sex" is back and better than ever, though true, makes it sound like a very different kind of show than it is. A multi-story fantasy epic, say, or a dark and violent character drama, complete with car chases and twisting...
  • 'Tammy's' Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone Build a Comedy Empire One Raunchy Joke at a Time

    Melissa McCarthy has emerged as one of Hollywood's biggest movie stars. But her offscreen lifestyle suggests otherwise. She still resides in a small three-bedroom house in Los Angeles suburb Toluca Lake with her husband, Ben Falcone. Their two young...
  • Emmys 2014: Buzzmeter panelists talk 'True Detective,' newcomers

    Emmys 2014: Buzzmeter panelists talk 'True Detective,' newcomers
    Emmy nominations arrive two weeks from Thursday, and there's the possibility we might see some fresh faces mixed in with the perennial favorites. (Really.) We gathered The Envelope's Buzzmeter panelists — USA Today's Robert Bianco, TV Guide's Matt...
  • July movie highlights include 'Tammy,' 'Hercules'

     July movie highlights include 'Tammy,' 'Hercules'
    Old favorites return to the multiplex in July. Oscar-winners Morgan Freeman, Michael Douglas, Diane Keaton and Susan Sarandon are back. So, too, are Hercules and the furry stars from the "Planet of the Apes" franchise. Tammy Release date: July 2...
  • Film Review: 'Tammy'

    A well-meaning personal project that never rises above the level of amiable mediocrity, "Tammy" feels like the kind of picture that can happen only when a major talent -- here, the unsinkable Melissa McCarthy, who wrote the script with her husband and...
  • Melissa McCarthy's 'Tammy' looks strong; 'Transformers' to dominate

    The Fourth of July weekend brings no new big-budget blockbusters, leaving room for "Transformers: Age of Extinction" to continue its box-office dominance. But there should still be room for comic star Melissa McCarthy to deliver another hit. New Line...
  • 'Tammy' not much fun, and talented Melissa McCarthy needs to wise up

    Oh, "Tammy." Can I call you Tammy? I hate to break it to you, but the thrill is gone. I'd like to say it's me, not you. But I really think it's you. As the latest, loudest, R-rated, plus-size incarnation of Melissa McCarthy's comic psyche, you had...
  • Movie review: 'Tammy'

    Movie review: 'Tammy'
    Small favors, but in "Tammy" we have a less grating road-trip comedy than "Identity Thief," the one Melissa McCarthy did with Jason Bateman, and a more deliberately heartwarming vehicle than "The Heat," featuring McCarthy and Sandra Bullock. In...
  • Tuesday's TV highlights: 'Rizzoli & Isles' and more

    Tuesday's TV highlights: 'Rizzoli & Isles' and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 15 - 21, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Nick News With Linda Ellerbee A large...
  • Critics' Choice TV Awards: Complete list of winners and nominees

    The Netflix newcomer "Orange Is the New Black" won for best comedy and AMC's departed veteran "Breaking Bad" won for top drama at the 4th Critics' Choice Television Awards, which were handed out by the Broadcast Television Journalists Assn. on Thursday...