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  • 'Desperate Housewives' actress who played Mrs. McCluskey dies

    'Desperate Housewives' actress who played Mrs. McCluskey dies
    Less than three weeks after nosy neighbor Mrs. McCluskey succumbed to lung cancer on the series finale of "Desperate Housewives," Kathryn Joosten — the actress who won two Emmy Awards for portraying the television character — has died of the same disease at 72.
  • Emmy nominations reinforce Chicago's rep as comedy training ground

    Emmy nominations reinforce Chicago's rep as comedy training ground
    Nominees for the 64th Primetime Emmys include several former Chicagoans, continuing a trend from years past. The 2011 winner for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series, Plainfield native and “Mike & Molly” star Melissa McCarthy, was again...

    Friday's Talk Shows

     
    TV listings for the week of Jan. 23 - 29 in PDF format (alternate link) Weekly TV Listings can also be found at: www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv This week's TV Movies The Early Show (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Justin Bieber; Cheryl Hines....

    Theater review: 'Superior Donuts' at Geffen Playhouse

     
    In real life, odd couples can be tiresome with their bickering and bellyaching, but in the theater they’re usually a source of comic bliss. And there’s a memorable one on display right now at the Geffen Playhouse, where Tracy Letts’...

    ‘Desperate Housewives’: Finale pays tribute to ‘Our Town’

     
    Offering a variation on "Our Town" might not be inspired, but Cherry was acknowledging the best. Few pieces of American drama have the staying power of "Our Town." Everything from "American Beauty" to "Lost" owes a debt to Thornton Wilder.