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  • Today in History

    Today is Saturday, March 7, the 66th day of 2015. There are 299 days left in the year. A reminder: Daylight saving time arrives Sunday at 2 a.m. locally. Clocks go forward one hour.
  • 'Hill Street Blues' paved the way for today's golden era of TV drama

    The ambitious police drama seemed doomed even before it hit the NBC airwaves on Jan. 15, 1981. Test audiences were unimpressed by the gritty pilot that focused on the personal and professional struggles of police officers working in a crime-ridden urban...

    L.A. theater openings, April 20-27: 'Man in a Case' and more

    L.A. theater openings, April 20-27: 'Man in a Case' and more
    Baryshnikov does Chekov in "Man in a Case" at the Broad Stage. Plus, a Pulitzer Prize winner: D.L. Colburn’s “The Gin Game” at Little Fish Theatre. Dr. Keeling’s Curve Mike Farrell portrays the scientist who first sounded the...

    'Hill Street Blues' defined TV sophistication

    Hill Street Blues: The Complete Series Shout! Factory, $199.99 For seven seasons between 1981 and 1987, "Hill Street Blues" helped define how sophisticated TV drama could be, telling fast-paced, blackly comic stories about jaded lawmen and vicious...

    Complete 'Hill Street Blues' coming to DVD in April

    Complete 'Hill Street Blues' coming to DVD in April
    "Let's be careful out there." That trademark line is one of the touchstones of "Hill Street Blues," the classic 1981-1987 TV drama about the personal and professional challenges facing the police and detectives fighting crime in an urban metropolis. The...