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  • Golden Globes: Who will win?

    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will have lots of targets in hosting the Golden Globes. They can take aim at Sony, hackers, "The Interview," Bill Cosby and the "Selma" controversy in the three-hour ceremony, which begins at 8 p.m. Sunday on NBC. That network...
  • Kevin Spacey wins SAG award as best drama actor

    Kevin Spacey wins SAG award as best drama actor
    Kevin Spacey won the Screen Actors Guild Award as outstanding actor in a drama series Sunday. It was his second major award in two weeks for his performance as Frank Underwood in the Maryland-made political thriller "House of Cards" from Netflix. He...
  • TCA 2015: ABC boss Paul Lee talks diversity, 'social conversation' TV

    TCA 2015: ABC boss Paul Lee talks diversity, 'social conversation' TV
    In case it hasn’t been clear, ABC wants to be TV’s melting pot. ABC, more than any other network this season, pushed hard to bring some diversity--both in front of the camera and behind the scenes--to its lineup. Wednesday was tapped as...
  • With 'Empire,' diversity becomes the watchword on television

    With 'Empire,' diversity becomes the watchword on television
    The 2014-15 TV season was already shaping up to be a watershed year for diversity on the major networks, thanks to the success of ABC's "black-ish" and "How to Get Away With Murder." The most-watched new comedy and new drama of the season, respectively,...
  • SAG Awards 2015: Viola Davis on diversity: 'We want to see ourselves'

    SAG Awards 2015: Viola Davis on diversity: 'We want to see ourselves'
    When Viola Davis went onstage Sunday during the 21st Screen Actors Guild Awards to accept her award for female actor in a drama series, the 49-year-old African American actress couldn't hide the emotion. With her role as high-profile law professor...
  • Hurston's life fascinates as much as her fiction

    Just after sundown on a January evening 55 years ago — Jan. 29, 1960, to be exact — Zora Neale Hurston died at the segregated St. Lucie County nursing home where she had been transferred in late October after suffering the first of two...
  • SAG Awards 2015: TV shows off its diversity

    SAG Awards 2015: TV shows off its diversity
    The Screen Actors Guild honored the ensembles of two wildly different television programs Sunday night, handing out top honors to the cast of the women's prison comedy "Orange Is the New Black" and the performers of the aristocratic period drama...
  • After SAG Award nominations, an early peek at the crystal ball

    The Screen Actors Guild Award nominations were announced five minutes ago, and the awards won't be announced for another month. But why procrastinate? Let's pick the winners ... now!. Because of the size of the voting body (111,228 eligible members and...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'A Path Appears' on PBS

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'A Path Appears' on PBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 1 - 7, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES The Celebrity Apprentice This new episode...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Backstrom' on Fox

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Backstrom' on Fox
    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 --------------------   SERIES The Biggest Loser Not all is lost for...
  • Evanston teen is National YoungArts Finalist

    Evanston teen is National YoungArts Finalist
    Evanston singer/songwriter Ava Suppelsa has been named a 2015 National YoungArts Foundation finalist, according to a news release. The 17-year-old was born and raised in Evanston and is now a high school senior at the renowned Interlochen Arts Academy in...