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  • 'Colbert Report' whacks Grim Reaper

    'Colbert Report' whacks Grim Reaper
    To conclude "The Colbert Report," Stephen Colbert found immortality, which is an original way to end a 9-year-old TV series. He managed this feat by shooting to death Grimmy (the Grim Reaper) during a chess game. "I just killed death. That means I am...
  • Jon Stewart, Sen. Al Franken: Sunday guests

    Jon Stewart, Sen. Al Franken: Sunday guests
    The Sunday morning lineup of guests: Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., talk to "State of the Union" at 9 a.m. and noon on CNN. A panel on Obama and immigration features Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif.;  Alberto Gonzales, former...
  • Rosewater: A tale of torture in Iran

    Rosewater: A tale of torture in Iran
    "Rosewater" is the first film directed by Jon Stewart, best known as host of "The Daily Show." Stewart's own screenplay adapts journalist Maziar Bahari's memoir "Then They Came for Me: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival." In 2009, the...
  • 'Daily Show's' Larry Wilmore has problems with black Captain America

    'Daily Show's' Larry Wilmore has problems with black Captain America
    Marvel Comics recently announced that Captain America, that most wholesome symbol of everything America stands for, would soon be depicted as a black man. Sam Wilson, once known as Cap's sidekick, The Falcon, would be taking over the role from Steve...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Atlantis'

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 16 - 22, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES The Pioneer Woman In a new Thanksgiving-...
  • 'Rosewater' finds Jon Stewart in solidly serious mode

     'Rosewater' finds Jon Stewart in solidly serious mode
    Jon Stewart has made such a career out of mocking the news that it's a bit of a shock to find that "Rosewater," his debut film as a writer-director, is so earnest and straightforward you'd guess it was directed by Dan Rather and not the host of Comedy...
  • 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,"...
  • 'Rosewater': Jon Stewart scores solid reviews in directing debut

    'Rosewater': Jon Stewart scores solid reviews in directing debut
    Just in case the whole "Daily Show" thing doesn't work out, Jon Stewart may have a promising backup career. The talk-show host makes his feature writing and directing debut with the political drama "Rosewater" (opening Friday), and many initial...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'The Millers' on CBS

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 16 - 22, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES 2 Broke Girls When a discarded bicycle...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'About a Boy' on NBC

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 16 - 22, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES The Flash Barry's (Grant Gustin) latest...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Black-ish' on ABC

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Black-ish' on ABC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 16 - 22, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Hell's Kitchen The contenders prepare...