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  • 'The Bible's' Roma Downey and Mark Burnett honored at ADL dinner

    'The Bible's' Roma Downey and Mark Burnett honored at ADL dinner
    The event: The Anti-Defamation League entertainment industry dinner, honoring power couple Roma Downey and Mark Burnett, who together produced the History Channel's hit series “The Bible” and the movie “Son of God,” with plans...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'How I Met Your Mother' on CBS

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'How I Met Your Mother' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 10 - 16, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES How I Met Your Mother In a flashback...
  • 'Survivor' renewed for two more cycles

    'Survivor' renewed for two more cycles
    The world is getting to be a crowded place, but there are still enough remote locations to fuel interest in "Survivor," CBS' long-running reality series that just got picked up for its 29th and 30th editions. Host and executive producer Jeff Probst...
  • 'Survivor' Renewed by CBS for Seasons 29, 30

    The tribe at has spoken. "Survivor" will continue its run on CBS, as the broadcast net renews the veteran competition program for seasons 29 and 30. The two-season pickup will take the series through 2015, and Jeff Probst will return as host and exec...
  • Review: 'Son of God' takes on epic proportions effectively

    In the beginning was the Bible. The Bible begat the History Channel's "The Bible" miniseries. Now "The Bible" has begotten the movie "Son of God," which is essentially the second half of the miniseries, the New Testament, recut to feature length. The...
  • Comedy short and sweet from Adam Scott, B.J. Novak, Superchunk

    Comedy short and sweet from Adam Scott, B.J. Novak, Superchunk
    One nice thing about the contemporary world of comedy is its abundance of small gifts. You can thank the Internet for this; it may have destroyed bookstores and record stores and much else I hold/held dear, but it created the video version of the...
  • Emmys 2013: Jeff Probst says format is the star in reality TV

    Emmys 2013: Jeff Probst says format is the star in reality TV
    It's easy enough to pick out the star of a sitcom or drama: Just look for the person whose character the title refers to or whose name comes up first in the credits. Reality TV, however, can be trickier. Is it the host? One of the judges? A contestant?...
  • Emmys 2013: Jeff Probst, Carson Daly on taking on 'American Idol'

    Emmys 2013: Jeff Probst, Carson Daly on taking on 'American Idol'
    Reality TV contestants have a reputation for being highly competitive, unabashedly outspoken and sometimes downright catty. The same isn't usually true of the shows' mild-mannered hosts — not without a bit of prodding, at least. During a...
  • Emmys 2013: Cat Deeley talks preparation, being in the moment

    Emmys 2013: Cat Deeley talks preparation, being in the moment
    Reality television is unpredictable by design, and one of the challenges for hosts and judges is being able to roll with the punches. At a recent Envelope Emmy Roundtable, four top reality personalities — Cat Deeley of "So You Think You Can Dance,...
  • The Gold Standard: Emmy picks for movies, minis, reality and more

    The Gold Standard: Emmy picks for movies, minis, reality and more
    Emmy voters like a good epic and find biopics irresistible. How will these clashing sensibilities play out in this year's movie/miniseries race? And now that Jon Stewart has vacated his chair for a few weeks, might it be possible for someone to steal...
  • Cat Deely, Jeff Probst and more talk Reality TV

    Cat Deely, Jeff Probst and more talk Reality TV
    Reality TV bestows upon the viewing public a glut of entertainments: dancers portraying flitting hummingbirds trying to seduce a blooming flower; entrepreneurs who've found an extra use for pillow cases by making them into dresses; adventurers threatening...