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  • Emmy chat: Carrie Brownstein on 'Portlandia,' 'Transparent' on Wednesday

    Emmy chat: Carrie Brownstein on 'Portlandia,' 'Transparent' on Wednesday
    You may know Carrie Brownstein from "Portlandia," the IFC comedy she created with Fred Armisen. You may also know her from her acclaimed rock band Sleater-Kinney, which released its first album in a decade earlier this year and toured behind it in the...
  • Peabody Awards go glitzy for glory

    Peabody Awards go glitzy for glory
    Don't you hate it when bad things happen to perfectly good awards? Case in point: The highly respected Peabody Awards are going all glitzy and self-important.  The Peabodys used to announce their winners in electronic media simply, without pretension,...
  • 'Portlandia' renewed for two more seasons

    'Portlandia' renewed for two more seasons
    It turns out Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein haven't run out of blue state oddballs to lampoon. "Portlandia," their sketch comedy series that airs on IFC, has been renewed for two more seasons. Armisen, Brownstein and co-creator and director Jonathan...
  • 'Walking Dead,' 'Good Wife,' Kaká: this weekend

    The weekend's highlights include major guest stars, a fundraiser and sports events that should reveal a lot about the viewing audience. Do you know Kaká? You will after he and Orlando City play their inaugural game Sunday at the Citrus Bowl. Orlando...
  • 'Birdman,' Linklater, other Oscars favorites win Spirit Awards

    'Birdman,' Linklater, other Oscars favorites win Spirit Awards
    Seeing a winners' list that includes "Birdman," Michael Keaton, Julianne Moore, J.K. Simmons, Patricia Arquette and Richard Linklater, you might think you’re reading tomorrow’s news today. That’s because this year’s 30th...
  • Peabody Awards to take glitzy turn; comedian Fred Armisen set to host

     Peabody Awards to take glitzy turn; comedian Fred Armisen set to host
    When "The Colbert Report" won its first George Foster Peabody Award in 2008, Stephen Colbert described it as "the award they would have given Shakespeare if Shakespeare had written local news." It's true that trophies given out by the University of...
  • Fred Armisen to host revamped Peabody Awards

    Fred Armisen to host revamped Peabody Awards
    At age 74, the Peabody Awards are getting a facelift via innovations to boost their profile, including host Fred Armisen and a red-carpet televised ceremony on May 31. "Armisen is not just a comedian but an inspired citizen whose singular take on life...
  • Spirit Awards 2015: 'Birdman' builds Oscar momentum

    Spirit Awards 2015: 'Birdman' builds Oscar momentum
    The Spirit Awards have long fashioned themselves as an antidote to the Oscars and the mainstream Hollywood those prizes represent. But Saturday afternoon, under a beachside tent in Santa Monica, the ceremony looked like a possible preview of its weekend...
  • Make room for Indie Spirit Awards, Oscar's maverick cousin

    Make room for Indie Spirit Awards, Oscar's maverick cousin
    The Spirit Awards. The Independent Spirit Awards. The Indie Spirits. It's an awards show so casual-cool that organizers don't even much mind what you call it. The Film Independent Spirit Awards, as they are officially known to recognize the Los Angeles-...
  • TV This Week, Feb. 15-22: 'QI' on BBC America

    TV This Week, Feb. 15-22: 'QI' on BBC America
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 15 - 21, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY Basketball's best hold court in Madison...
  • Seinfeld moments with Jerry, George and Wale

    Seinfeld moments with Jerry, George and Wale
    Jerry Seinfeld returns to South Florida this month with Hard Rock Live shows following close behind performances by two of his most famous coffee-shop companions, George Costanza and Wale. Still no firm release date for the new Wale album, called...