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  • 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."...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Live, From New York: Sprout's Morning Show For Kids Wants Celebrities In Mix

    Some talk shows lure guests with the promise of hyping a new project. Others deliver instant fame. And then there's one that hopes to hook visitors with the sounds of an anthropomorphic chicken whose voice is reminiscent of a kazoo. Chica, that...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Last Man Standing' on ABC

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Last Man Standing' on ABC
    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 Amazing Race The travel...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'New Girl' on Fox

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'New Girl' on Fox
    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 NCIS A Navy lieutenant was murdered...
  • Actor B.J. Novak's Brings His Unusual Children's Book To Madison

    Actor B.J. Novak's Brings His Unusual Children's Book To Madison
    You may know actor B.J. Novak from his hilarious role as Ryan the weasel-y temp on TV's "The Office,'' but he is a comedian, director, producer and author, too. Novak won praise for his debut story collection, "One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories"...
  • Former North Korean detainee, 'Breaking Bad,' 'The Office' actors among upcoming JHU speakers

    Former North Korean detainee, 'Breaking Bad,' 'The Office' actors among upcoming JHU speakers
    Johns Hopkins University will host a former North Korean detainee, the hiker whose accident was adapted into the movie "127 Hours," and actors from "Breaking Bad" and "The Office," among several other speakers this fall. The university's annual Milton...
  • 'Saving Mr. Banks': B.J. Novak on the 'nightmare' of writers' rooms

    On one level, the new historical dramedy "Saving Mr. Banks" chronicles the efforts of studio head Walt Disney (Tom Hanks) to persuade the cantankerous British author P.L. Travers (Emma Thompson) to allow her "Mary Poppins" children's books to be made into...
  • Leaps of faith and appetites for work attract Tom Hanks

    Leaps of faith and appetites for work attract Tom Hanks
    In 1979, when Tom Hanks was just another struggling New York actor, he withdrew a biography of Walt Disney from the public library and found himself fascinated by the animator's story, in particular his tenaciousness in the face of early professional...
  • See Tom Hanks take on the role of Walt Disney in 'Saving Mr. Banks' trailer

    See Tom Hanks take on the role of Walt Disney in 'Saving Mr. Banks' trailer
    Tom Hanks is playing Walt Disney in the new film "Saving Mr. Banks" about the making of the film "Mary Poppins" and Disney released its first trailer for the film. The signature mustache sits well on Hanks' mug as he acts opposite Emma Thompson, playing...