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  • 'The Newsroom' recap: Farewell to Charlie and series viewers

    'The Newsroom' recap: Farewell to Charlie and series viewers
    In saying goodbye to veteran journalist Charlie Skinner (Sam Waterston), HBO’s “The Newsroom” also said farewell to viewers by wrapping its third and final season with Episode 25: “What Kind of Day Has It Been.” In the...
  • 'The Newsroom' Finale Might Look Better In Hindsight (SPOILERS)

    So Aaron Sorkin? As Claude Rains said at the end of "Casablanca," "As I suspected, you're a rank sentimentalist." Then again, anyone who has stuck with "The Newsroom" through its three interesting, exhausting, at times aggravating seasons -- or for that...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap: Bad boss, bad ideas spark staff revolt

    'The Newsroom' recap: Bad boss, bad ideas spark staff revolt
    Irate staffers at Atlantis Cable News openly rebel against their Internet-obsessed owner — and a veteran journalist dramatically dies on the job — in “Oh Shenandoah,” the penultimate Episode 24 of HBO’s “The Newsroom.&...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap: It's a bittersweet day for Will and Mac

    'The Newsroom' recap: It's a bittersweet day for Will and Mac
    It’s not exactly the wedding that “News Night” anchor Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels) and his executive producer, Mackenzie “Mac” McHale (Emily Mortimer), originally planned for themselves. Instead of elaborate nuptials at a...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap: Will pressured to expose whistleblower

    'The Newsroom' recap: Will pressured to expose whistleblower
    Federal law enforcement officials ratchet up the pressure on ACN anchor Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels) to reveal the identity of a crusading whistleblower in “Main Justice,” Episode 22 of HBO’s “The Newsroom.”   The...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap, 'Main Justice'

    'The Newsroom' recap, 'Main Justice'
    "I'm not sure how I feel about new, confident Maggie," says Jim, after his former flame gives him a verbal smackdown. Maggie, Jim, Don and Sloan are carrying out orders from Mac and Charlie as the episode opens. In response to the FBI raid on their...
  • Children's roundup: 'The Book With No Pictures,' more

    Children's roundup: 'The Book With No Pictures,' more
    The Princess in Black by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale, illustrated by LeUyen Pham, Candlewick, $14.99, ages 5-8 Princess Magnolia is almost too perfect, what with the fluffy pink ball gown, shiny glass slippers and impeccable table manners. She rides...
  • TV Picks: Merv, 'Newsroom,' 'Last Patrol,' 'Worricker,' 'Poirot'

    TV Picks: Merv, 'Newsroom,' 'Last Patrol,' 'Worricker,' 'Poirot'
    "The Merv Griffin Show, 1962-1986" (MPI Home Video). Even for many of us who remember the genuine article, the image of talk show host Merv Griffin is inextricably mixed up with the impression Rick Moranis unleashed on "SCTV": "Oooo, we'llberightback."...
  • 'Office' alums Mindy Kaling, B.J. Novak open up about former romance

    'Office' alums Mindy Kaling, B.J. Novak open up about former romance
    Mindy Kaling recently admitted that her "Office" costar and co-writer B.J. Novak may have been the "great love" who got away. Now Novak is sharing his thoughts on the topic. Last month on "The Howard Stern Show," "The Mindy Project" star and creator...
  • Simon Rich on 'Spoiled Brats'

    Simon Rich on 'Spoiled Brats'
    Simon Rich has lived something of a charmed life. The son of the political columnist and former New York Times theater critic Frank Rich and the stepson of Alex Witchel, a Times reporter, Simon Rich attended Harvard, where he led the Harvard Lampoon and...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' and more

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 19 - 25, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES 30 for 30 The new episode "When the...