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  • September 2013 TV premieres, finales, specials and movies

    September 2013 TV premieres, finales, specials and movies
    Cable networks kick off the Fall TV season in early September with a variety of reality series, scripted dramas and comedies. Later in the month, the broadcast networks join the fray with their new and returning series. And if you oly watch TV on your...
  • Bob Newhart: Why'd it take so long for him to win an Emmy?

    Bob Newhart: Why'd it take so long for him to win an Emmy?
    One of the highlights of Sunday's Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony was the win for Bob Newhart, who picked up his first Emmy. His first? One might wonder how it's possible that Newhart, 84, had never won an Emmy before, given that he's one of the most...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Brains on Trial' on PBS

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Brains on Trial' on PBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 15 - 21, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES Survivor The contestants learn that...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Valerie's Story: A Meredith Vieira Special'

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 15 - 21, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------     SERIES The Million Second Quiz The big-...
  • Being Groucho: He bet his life

    Being Groucho: He bet his life
    Twenty-five years of playing Groucho Marx means a lot of wisecracks, cigars and greasepaint for Frank Ferrante, who performs in West Palm Beach Friday and Saturday in "An Evening With Groucho." "I want it to be what audience members would have...
  • Allan Arbus dies at 95; played psychiatrist on 'MASH'

    As the wise, dryly humorous psychiatrist caring for shellshocked surgeons and troops in the hit television series "MASH," actor Allan Arbus was so convincing that at least one colleague assumed he had expertise in the medical specialty. In 1973, the...
  • 'Naked City: The Complete Series'

    'Naked City: The Complete Series'
    One of television’s most classic police dramas is offered in full, utilizing richly atmospheric New York location filming. It also boasts a truly remarkable roster of guest stars, considering how many actors made appearances early in careers that...
  • Faces to Watch 2014: TV | Jonathan Groff, Annet Mahendru and more

    Faces to Watch 2014: TV | Jonathan Groff, Annet Mahendru and more
    The Times asked its reporters and critics to highlight figures in entertainment and the arts who will be making news in 2014. Here’s who they picked: Jonathan Groff | Actor He closed out last year as the voice of the rugged mountain man romantic...
  • L.A. drama ace Dakin Matthews has singing gig in Broadway 'Rocky'

    L.A. drama ace Dakin Matthews has singing gig in Broadway 'Rocky'
    Here’s the thing about having a long, busy acting career: one moment a performer finds himself at the extreme margin of agony, trudging the stage with Cordelia in his arms, and the next he's having a moment of blood, sweat and glory in Rocky Balboa'...
  • Find a little Hollywood in Baltimore

    Find a little Hollywood in Baltimore
    If Baltimore is indeed becoming Hollywood east — and who are we to argue the point? — then here's your handy map to the movie stars' homes. Only in this case, it's a map to where movie stars have roamed — sites captured forever on film...
  • 30 years later, there's still been only one great Super Bowl ad

    30 years later, there's still been only one great Super Bowl ad
    Of course it's Apple's "1984" ad for the original Macintosh computer. The ad ran in its full 60-second length only once on national television--during the third quarter of Super Bowl 18, on Jan. 22, 1984. (It was shown a month earlier on a TV station in...