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  • Robin Williams: Here's why I'll never revive 'Mork & Mindy'

    Robin Williams: Here's why I'll never revive 'Mork & Mindy'
    Shazbot! Robin Williams says he'll never again give a "na-nu, na-nu" greeting to his space alien from "Mork & Mindy." Williams -- the 62-year-old Oscar winner for "Good Will Hunting" and star of the new CBS ad-industry sendup "The Crazy Ones" (a sneak...
  • Fall TV: Our critics find gem in 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' - and some duds

    Fall TV: Our critics find gem in 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' - and some duds
    This week marks the official start of the fall TV season. Some series have already gotten off to a start, including Fox's comedy "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and NBC's thriller "Blacklist" (with the official trailer above). There are almost too many new shows...
  • Television review: Michael J. Fox, Robin Williams back to the future

    Hello, America! Here are your boys Michael J. Fox and Robin Williams back again on television, each with a series of his own (each premiering Thursday), each with the dust of many roads upon him. They have had their triumphs, their tribulations, their...
  • Time to rethink our conception of success based on stress

    I'm happy to announce that next week, on June 6, Mika Brzezinski and I will be cohosting the Huffington Post's first-ever women's conference, "The Third Metric: Redefining Success Beyond Money and Power." As the title makes clear, the purpose is to...
  • Robin Williams versus Michael J. Fox: Ratings round 1 goes to ...

    Robin Williams and Michael J. Fox, two aging stars of 1980s TV, squared off with comedy premieres Thursday night. And the first round went to .... Williams.  CBS' 9 p.m. sitcom "The Crazy Ones" - which has the former "Mork & Mindy" star playing a zany...
  • Fall TV shows: How did NBC win premiere week? (hint: thanks, Cee Lo)

    Fall TV shows: How did NBC win premiere week? (hint: thanks, Cee Lo)
    NBC has been in the ratings doghouse for years. So how is it that the long-suffering network is en route to win the first week of the new TV season?  We've got two words for you: "The Voice."  The singing contest returned for its fifth cycle this...
  • Who's to blame for an 'invalid' reservation number?

    Who's to blame for an 'invalid' reservation number?
    When Jeff Williams' pre-paid Priceline reservation number is "invalid" he's forced to rent a car at a higher price. Should Priceline refund the difference? Q: I recently pre-paid for a rental car using Priceline's "name your own price" option. I was...
  • Adam Carolla, Jeffrey Ross, Joel McHale Roast/Honor Jimmy Kimmel at Variety's Power of Comedy

    Maybe laughter really is the best medicine. Comics like Adam Carolla, Joel McHale and Aziz Ansari set to find out when the honored latenight star Jimmy Kimmel November 16 at Avalon Hollywood for Variety's Power of Comedy gala to benefit the Noreen Fraser...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Independent Lens:Indian Relay ' on PBS

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'Independent Lens:Indian Relay ' on PBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 17 - 23, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES How I Met Your Mother Barney's (Neil...
  • Cory Monteith tribute draws biggest 'Glee' audience in a year

    Thursday night's "Glee," an emotional tribute to its former cast member Cory Monteith who died earlier this year, drew an audience of 7.4 million, according to early numbers from Nielsen. The episode of the Fox series got a rating of 2.8 in the key 18-...
  • Big 4 broadcast networks feel good about fall, thanks to 'DVR lift'

    This may be remembered as the autumn that network TV executives fell head over heels in love — with the DVR. Not that long ago, digital video recorders were seen as a threat to broadcasters' way of life, much as VCRs were seen as a killer for...