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  • 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...
  • WATCH: Chris Hemsworth Hacks to Save the World in 'Blackhat' Trailer

    Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures has released the trailer for Michael Mann's "Blackhat," starring Chris Hemsworth as a convicted computer hacker with a passable American accent called on by the U.S. government to respond to a cyber threat. In...
  • '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...
  • 'How to Get Away With Murder' keeps spotlight on Viola Davis

    'How to Get Away With Murder' keeps spotlight on Viola Davis
    Many things have changed about television lately, but murder still makes the world go 'round. An astonishing variety of characters, environments and scenarios can be wrapped around the sturdy framework of a crime/legal procedural and coaxed into bloom....
  • Killer Start Thursday for ABC's 'How to Get Away With Murder'

    Thursday was a very big night for Shonda Rhimes and ABC, with the latest show executive produced by the "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" creator -- "How to Get Away With Murder" -- opening with the largest young-adult audience for any new series this fall....
  • TV ratings: 'How to Get Away with Murder' premiere kills for ABC

    TV ratings: 'How to Get Away with Murder' premiere kills for ABC
    ABC's Thursday night block of Shonda Rhimes shows is off to a strong start in the ratings, according to early numbers from Nielsen. "How to Get Away With Murder," the new legal thriller starring Viola Davis, made off with an impressive 14 million...
  • People magazine retracts 'stupid & insensitive' Viola Davis tweet

    The editors at People magazine might be vetting their Twitter feed a little more carefully after a Viola Davis tweet Thursday night touched off an uproar. The magazine apologized after sending out a live tweet during the premiere telecast of ABC's...
  • Jane Fonda, Viola Davis Fundraise at Rape Foundation's Annual Brunch

    Like most celebs Jane Fonda gets a lot of requests to help charities. At Sunday's Rape Foundation annual brunch at Ron Burkle's Beverly Hills estate, Fonda, host of the event, said for years she had resisted appeals to join the org. "Like a lot of you I...