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  • TV This Week, Jan. 25-31: 'Bad Words,' Mel Brooks and more

    TV This Week, Jan. 25-31: 'Bad Words,' Mel Brooks and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 25 - 31, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY Stars of screens big and small will be in...
  • Sleater-Kinney: Punkers reunited, with many more eyes and ears to entertain

    Way back in 1996, on their second album, Call the Doctor, Corin Tucker and Carrie Brownstein of Sleater-Kinney traded vocals on a song called "I Want to Be Your Joey Ramone." Brownstein took the first verse, talk-singing over the band's distinctive...
  • Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reid are engaged

    Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reid are engaged
    Source: Getty Images Vamp connection Looks like two fantasy stars have found their happily ever after. E! News reports that "Vampire Diaries" star Ian Somerhalder and "Twilight" star Nikki Reid are engaged after six months of dating. The two have a...
  • Carrie Brownstein bounces between 'Portlandia' and punk rock

     Carrie Brownstein bounces between 'Portlandia' and punk rock
    With one foot in punkish indie rock and the other in off-kilter comedy, Carrie Brownstein has always considered herself an artist operating outside the mainstream. But her latest activities may be moving her gradually from "out" to "in." Brownstein is...
  • Fred Armisen, Kristen Bell to host Film Independent Spirit Awards

    Fred Armisen, Kristen Bell to host Film Independent Spirit Awards
    The Film Independent Spirit Awards are doubling down on hosts this year, enlisting Fred Armisen and Kristen Bell to emcee the freewheeling beachside ceremony. The "Portlandia" co-creator and the "House of Lies" actress will preside over the first live...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Independent Lens' on PBS

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'Independent Lens' on PBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 11 - 17, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES The Bachelor An eliminated bachelorette...
  • Tracking down the real sites used in 'Portlandia' comedy

    PORTLAND, Ore. In its first season IFC's "Portlandia" coined the phrase "Put a Bird on It." In October, series stars Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen filmed a scene for the fifth season inside a Portland art supply store. Unbeknownst to them, seven...
  • Winter TV preview: Saul, Frank and others to look forward to

    Winter TV preview: Saul, Frank and others to look forward to
    Congratulations, TV lovers. You've survived the least wonderful time of the year. In December, Hollywood takes the equivalent of a long holiday, packing the schedule with reruns and holiday specials you've seen 80 times. Well, never fear. January is...
  • 'SNL' slams North Korea, Sony

    Fear is the enemy of satire, a point all too well illustrated this weekend by “Saturday Night Live.” The NBC series started promisingly by having Dr. Evil (Mike Myers) slam North Korea and Sony for giving evil organizations a bad name over...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'The Middle' on ABC

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'The Middle' on ABC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 4 - 10, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES The Mentalist When Jane (Simon Baker)...
  • IFC's 'Portlandia' takes a different path in season 5

    Ask Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein to give up hints about the new season of "Portlandia," and a few words suffice to make any true admirer of the IFC satire giddy with anticipation. "I would say raw milk plays heavily," offers Armisen. "I would say...