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  • John Oliver returns to host 'The Daily Show' for just one night

    John Oliver returns to host 'The Daily Show' for just one night
    Jon Stewart is in full-on promotion mode for his directorial debut "Rosewater." And "The Daily Show," his regular gig, is not exempt. In fact, promoting "Rosewater" on "The Daily Show" makes perfect sense, since the Comedy Central show plays a central...
  • Book review: '#Newsfail' is the manifesto of podcast 'Citizen Radio' co-founders

    Book review: '#Newsfail' is the manifesto of podcast 'Citizen Radio' co-founders
    Be warned, this book is not for the politically faint of heart. "#Newsfail" is the manifesto of Jamie Kilstein and Allison Kilkenny, the fiercely and unapologetically liberal founders of podcast "Citizen Radio." The married co-hosts, both in their early...
  • Partisans segregate themselves in separate news universes, study finds

    Die-hard liberals and down-the-line conservatives have segregated themselves into strikingly different news universes, relying on sources of information that often reinforce their views and discussing politics mostly with others of like minds, according...
  • Thursdays TV Highlights: 'Project Runway: Threads' on Lifetime

    Thursdays TV Highlights: 'Project Runway: Threads' on Lifetime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 19 - 25, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES The E! True Hollywood Story Some...
  • All kidding aside, Jon Stewart's movie tackles torture

    All kidding aside, Jon Stewart's movie tackles torture
    Comedian Jon Stewart's debut as a movie director entertains, enlightens and even inspires. But be warned, fans of "The Daily Show": In case you haven't heard, it's not a comedy. Not unless you get your laughs in the sarcastic way that I often do, from...
  • TIFF 2014: Is Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater' headed for bigger things?

    TIFF 2014: Is Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater' headed for bigger things?
    Jon Stewart was on his way to introduce the fourth sellout screening of his movie "Rosewater" at the Telluride Film Festival when a fan popped out of the concession line to introduce herself. "I hate to jump in, but I loved your piece on Ferguson,"...
  • Comedy Central's '@midnight' to Spend Week at New York Comedy Festival

    Comedy Central series "@midnight" will spend a week in Gotham for the New York Comedy Festival, which runs Nov. 5-9. Starting Nov. 3, the Comedy Central show, produced by Funny or Die, will tape four episodes at ABC's Television Center on Manhattan's...
  • Hulu Renews Viacom Deal, Expanding Selection of Nickelodeon Shows

    Hulu has renewed its distribution deal with Viacom, under which the Internet TV service will expand its kids' lineup with additional shows from Nickelodeon including Spanish-language versions of "SpongeBob SquarePants" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles."...
  • TBS Orders Family Road-Trip Pilot from 'Daily Show's' Jason Jones, Samantha Bee

    TBS is hitching its wagon to "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart's" Jason Jones and Samantha Bee, ordering a pilot based on a script the couple wrote about their experiences with family getaways. Jones will also star in the still-unnamed project as Nate,...
  • Beneath Nik Wallenda's Tightrope, Discovery and NBC News Face Balancing Act

    Nik Wallenda isn't the only person who will have to totter precariously on a tightrope this Sunday. As the daredevil attempts two different high-wire challenges over Chicago this weekend, his efforts will be televised by Discovery Channel. But the task...
  • News Outlets Take Ebola, Terrorism Panic Viral

    "Be afraid. Be very afraid." Although that memorable slogan comes from David Cronenberg's "The Fly" remake, television has traditionally walked hand in glove with fear -- a relationship that goes beyond the customary Halloween-themed episodes and...