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  • Charles Durning dies at 89; Tony winner also got Oscar, Emmy nods

    Charles Durning, a Tony Award-winning actor whose prolific work in films and television included supporting roles in the classic comedy "Tootsie" and the TV sitcom "Evening Shade," died Monday. He was 89. Durning, a decorated veteran of World War II,...
  • Charles Durning: war hero and character actor

     
    The life and art of Charles Durning  are inseparable. He drew on what he had seen to enrich his acting. He had seen a lot as a soldier who survived the D-Day invasion.  His death Monday, at age 89, brought back a flood of movie and TV memories. He...
  • “American Masters” Gore Vidal episode streaming and on-air for limited time

     
    PBS has announced that starting today, Aug. 3, it will be making the 2003 documentary American Masters: “The Education of Gore Vidal” available for streaming on the American Masters website and PBS Video to commemorate the life of the eclectic...
  • Oscars 2013 date, time, TV channel, preview and more!

     
    Oscars 2013 date, time, TV channel, preview and more, with host Seth MacFarlane! The 85th Annual Academy Awards Sunday, Feb. 24 ABC, 7pm ET; Red Carpet coverage on E! starting at 5:30pm ET Family Guy funnyman Seth MacFarlane hosts this year's Oscar...
  • Thoughts while (not) watching 'Downton Abbey'

    Thoughts while (not) watching 'Downton Abbey'
    Idle thoughts while pretending not to watch “Downton Abbey” with my lovely wife: - After a three-day visit with our older son and his family in Evansville, Ind., just after Christmas, can you believe that I’ve shoveled more snow down...
  • 'Les Miz' backlash: Do you hear the people sting?

    'Les Miz' backlash: Do you hear the people sting?
    "When was the last time you stood up and applauded a movie?" Filmgoers of a certain age may recall the question posed by the posters for the revenge drama "Walking Tall." That 1973 hit, directed by Phil Karlson, featured Joe Don Baker as the Tennessee...
  • Our Laguna: Playhouse fundraiser a California dream

    More than $100,000 was raised at the Laguna Playhouse California Dreamin' fundraiser held Nov. 16 at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa in Dana Point. Founded in 1920, the Playhouse may be one of the oldest continuously operating theaters on the West...
  • Friday’s Highlights: 'Chuck' on NBC

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 25 - 31 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Dec. 25 - 31 in PDF format are also available at latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv Weekly TV Listings and more......
  • Tim Conway to salute Ernest Borgnine at SAG Awards

     
    Here's a moment that fans of "McHale's Navy" won't want to miss. Hey, it's a moment fans of "SpongeBob SquarePants" won't want to miss, either. Tim Conway will introduce the tribute to Lifetime Achievement Award winner Ernest Borgnine at the Screen Actors...
  • Kiefer Sutherland to take Broadway role in 'That Championship Season' [Updated]

     
    Now that "24" has ended its run on Fox, Kiefer Sutherland has been at work on new projects, some of which are well off the beaten Hollywood track. For one, there's his role in Danish film director Lars Von Trier's......
  • Great Old Broad Series: Maureen Stapleton

    Great Old Broad Series: Maureen Stapleton
     This Sunday's 2 p.m. screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads," that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames. I'll post a series of...