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  • '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...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' and more

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' and more
    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 NCIS Gibbs and McGee (Mark Harmon, Sean...
  • Kardashian mom Kris Jenner files for divorce from Bruce Jenner

    Kardashian momager Kris Jenner filed for divorce from Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner on Monday.  The couple separated last fall. Their large his-hers-and-ours brood (many of them reality-TV staples) includes their daughters, Kylie and model Kendall;...
  • Scandalous 'Murder,' talky 'black-ish' debut

    The arrival of new series continues this week with two major entries from Disney-owned ABC. Get ready for: "How to Get Away With Murder" Debut: 10 p.m. Thursday on ABC, the show’s regular time slot Premise: Law professor Annalise Keating ...
  • '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...
  • Getting it together for James Brown biopic

    Getting it together for James Brown biopic
    Before James Brown became the Godfather of Soul, before he donned the cape, before he even cut a record, he was an impoverished kid from rural Georgia. In the new biopic "Get on Up," the singer's hardscrabble childhood sets the stage for a tumultuous...
  • 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them' lacks depth

    Conor Ludlow and Eleanor Rigby — not the English spinster of the Paul McCartney lyric but a married woman in contemporary New York — are a husband and wife who respond very differently to a devastating loss. They're played by James McAvoy...
  • "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...