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  • "Get On Up: The James Brown Story"

    "Get On Up: The James Brown Story"
     James Brown was revolutionary in the world of music and innovative in the world of business. However, he often had to take matters into his own hands. A movie about him, "Get On Up," directed by Tate Taylor ("The Help"), depicts how the "Godfather of...
  • 'How to Get Away with Murder' Creator Peter Nowalk on Working with Shonda Rhimes, Diversity on TV

    On paper, "How to Get Away with Murder" certainly has the auspices to be a "Scandal"-sized hit for ABC when it premieres on Sept. 25 -- a charismatic lead in Oscar nominee Viola Davis, a "fast-paced and frothy" serialized story at its center, and the...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Glena' on Showtime

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Glena' on Showtime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 21 - 27, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Grey's Anatomy The hit drama set in a...
  • Five reasons to check out 'How to Get Away With Murder'

     Five fast reasons to check out "How to Get Away With Murder," the newest drama from Shonda Rhimes: 1. Culturally, it is fascinating to see the shift in authority figures from John Houseman's Prof. Kingsfield in "The Paper Chase" (1973) to Viola Davis...
  • TV Picks: 'Transparent,' 'How to Get Away With Murder,' 'Gotham'

    TV Picks: 'Transparent,' 'How to Get Away With Murder,' 'Gotham'
    "Transparent." Amazon's first scripted drama is an amazing thing. In it, Mort, a retired professor (Jeffrey Tambor), finally finds the courage to live truly as herself, which is to say as a woman, Maura. But how to tell his adult though not terribly...
  • 'Blackhat' trailer: Chris Hemsworth is a pistol-packing hacker

    Hey, what's Thor doing sitting at a computer terminal? Saving the day, of course. Chris Hemsworth, best known for his role as an Asgardian superhero in Marvel's "Thor" and "Avengers" movies, has traded his hammer for a keyboard in the first trailer...
  • 'Get on Up' reaches for high concept instead of getting down

     'Get on Up' reaches for high concept instead of getting down
    At 2 hours and 18 minutes, the James Brown biopic "Get On Up" runs exactly two hours longer than the knockout YouTube clip of the real Mr. Dynamite performing up a storm in 1964's "The T.A.M.I. Show." It is not time well spent. Despite the linked...
  • Shonda Rhimes night thrills WFTV

    What does WFTV-Channel 9 make of ABC's performance last season? And what new show is the Orlando affiliate most excited about this fall from the Disney-owned network? "ABC had a very strong May," WFTV General Manager Shawn Bartelt told me. She...
  • TCA 2014: ABC President Paul Lee showcases more diverse lineup

    TCA 2014: ABC President Paul Lee showcases more diverse lineup
    ABC is taking a bold step this fall to diversify prime-time television by prominently showcasing African Americans, Latinos and other minorities on a scale never before seen on a major American network.   The broadcast networks have traditionally cast...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' returns Sept. 15

    ABC will bring back its most popular series, "Dancing With the Stars," on Sept. 15, a week before the TV season officially begins. The Disney-owned network will offer six new series in the fall. "Forever," a drama about a medical examiner who won't die,...
  • ABC's Paul Lee Talks Diversity, Scheduling and Last Season's Stumbles

    The diversity featured in ABC's upcoming primetime lineup is no accident, ABC Entertainment Group prexy Paul Lee told reporters Tuesday at the Television Critics Assn. press tour. ABC has a high volume of shows that come from minority creators and...