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  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge'

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 23 - 29, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES NCIS Gibbs reunites with NCIS Special Agent...
  • SXSW: The Must-See Events You Can't Miss This Week in Austin

    In the not-too-distant past, SXSW was a festival for the techies and their start-ups and weird local bands. Now it's a weeklong getaway for comedians and Hollywood celebrities. These A-listers have descended on Austin en masse and taken the festival...
  • 'The Portlandia Activity Book' is hipster hilarity

    'The Portlandia Activity Book' is hipster hilarity
    I really wasn't craving another season of "Portlandia," Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein's TV sendup of all things hipster. How many times can you put a bird on it? But the first couple episodes have felt surprisingly refreshed (perhaps, in part,...
  • Seth Meyers Premieres 'Late Night' in New York

    Seth Meyers launched a more understated version of NBC's "Late Night," Monday evening, depending less on surprise celebrity skits and an outrageous monologue, and more on his own self-deprecating wit and the antics of guest and cohorts. Meyers seemed...
  • Seth Meyers' 'Late Night' debut an understated affair

    NEW YORK — Making his debut as host of "Late Night" on Monday, Seth Meyers struck a decidedly low-key note in a broadcast that emphasized finely tuned punch lines over star power and razzle-dazzle. Meyers opened the NBC show by paying tribute to...
  • Critic's Notebook: Seth Meyers has strong start as 'Late Night' host

    Critic's Notebook: Seth Meyers has strong start as 'Late Night' host
    Seth Meyers, late of "Saturday Night Live," became Monday night the fourth host of NBC's late-late-night "Late Night," after David Letterman, Conan O'Brien and his onetime cast-mate Jimmy Fallon, who has now famously become the star of "The Tonight Show."...
  • How Hit Guest Stars Ended Up on TV's Top Shows

    Playing a guest role on a TV show can be one of the most difficult acting jobs: While series regulars have the luxury of building a role over time, a guest star has to drop in and create a fully fledged character, sometimes with only a few lines. Dawn...
  • Live chat with 'Portlandia's' Fred Armisen

    Live chat with 'Portlandia's' Fred Armisen
    Fred Armisen wears many hats (or, in some cases, wigs) on the IFC comedy series "Portlandia." As Candace, he runs a feminist bookstore with Toni (Carrie Brownstein), militant in their ideology and belief that anyone who wants to use the bathroom...
  • Seth Meyers on best SNL memories and making it in latenight

    Seth Meyers on best SNL memories and making it in latenight
    The conventional wisdom says everything on network TV is in decline. Network news is a dinosaur crawling to the boneyard. The networks don’t have one drama that can start to compete with cable or Netflix. And I dare you to name six sitcoms that you...
  • Seth Meyers and 'Late Night' premiere: Highest ratings in nine years

    This "Late Night" thing might work out OK for Seth Meyers. The former "Weekend Update" newscaster on "Saturday Night Live" delivered the NBC talk show's highest ratings in nine years with his premiere on Monday. Well, technically it was Tuesday...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Law & Order: SVU' and 'Chicago PD'

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes   Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 23 - March 1, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Survivor The unscripted...