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  • Larry Wilmore played the name game

    Naming a show would seem like an easy task. It didn't take a big leap to come up with "Late Night With David Letterman" or "Seinfeld." But when Larry Wilmore was trying to come up with a name for his new Comedy Central show that would take over the...
  • Monday's TV highlights: 'A Path Appears' and more

    Monday's TV highlights: 'A Path Appears' and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 25 - 31, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Strange Inheritance Cousins find a cache of...
  • GOP tries a local yokel approach

    GOP tries a local yokel approach
    During her live, nationally televised Republican response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, inserted a cute story from her childhood that seemed to offer everything a homespun narrative should offer &#...
  • Margaret Carlson: Comedian ventures where Obama won't on race

    President Barack Obama's sixth State of the Union address turned out to be pretty much as previewed in a series of strategic spoilers doled out over the past few days: an interesting but doomed populist manifesto of tax cuts for the middle class, tax...
  • Anti-Semitism: A plea for zero tolerance: New Voices

    It has been more than two weeks since a wave of terror swept through Paris, claiming 17 innocent lives. Millions watched in horror as images of the killings were displayed on television screens across the globe. The journalists at Charlie Hebdo magazine...
  • 'Last Week Tonight''s John Oliver At Foxwoods

    'Last Week Tonight''s John Oliver At Foxwoods
    John Oliver's visited Connecticut numerous times with his stand-up act, but that was all before his HBO series "Last Week Tonight" placed the former "Daily Show" correspondent into a comedy-news anchorman on par with Jon Stewart and Bill Maher. Praise...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Criminal Minds' on CBS

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Criminal Minds' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 18 - 24, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES The Mentalist Lisbon (Robin Tunney)...
  • Jon Stewart and Mike Huckabee clash over Beyonce, Bubbas and Bubbleville

    Jon Stewart and Mike Huckabee clash over Beyonce, Bubbas and Bubbleville
    Mike Huckabee made his ninth appearance on "The Daily Show" on Monday night, and much like his other appearances, he and host Jon Stewart had a lively disagreement of ideas. Much like frequent guest Bill O'Reilly, it seems like Stewart and Huckabee...
  • An angry Lewis Black, coming to Rialto Square Theatre

    An angry Lewis Black, coming to Rialto Square Theatre
    The terrible events in Paris this month may suggest social satirists who roast religious figures must fear for their lives. But Lewis Black, the veteran stand-up comedian who once declared God's creating the Earth in seven days a myth because "I have...
  • Recent attacks could blow a fiscal chill across satire

    Recent attacks could blow a fiscal chill across satire
    Read enough First Amendment cases and you become familiar with the concept of a "chilling effect," which refers to how placing restrictions on speech can lead to self-censorship. In the wake of Sony's trouble-plagued release of "The Interview" and the...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Independent Lens' on PBS

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'Independent Lens' on PBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 11 - 17, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES The Bachelor An eliminated bachelorette...