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  • Monday's TV highlights: 'Jane the Virgin' and more

    Monday's TV highlights: 'Jane the Virgin' and more
    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 Originals This spinoff of "The...
  • Around the remote: Television picks for Jan. 18-24

    DON'T MISS: "The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore" Stephen Colbert has moved on, but Larry Wilmore a comedian, actor, writer and former "senior black correspondent" is ready to step into the late-night void with this new program. Produced by Jon Stewart,...
  • Has America turned into a spoof of itself?

    Has America turned into a spoof of itself?
    Did postmodernism kill literary satire? I've been wondering about this in the wake of the terror attacks on the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, known for its caricatures of the prophet Muhammad; one appears on the cover of the current issue,...
  • Larry Wilmore ready to step into the spotlight

    LOS ANGELES Larry Wilmore isn't exactly the new kid on the block. At 53, he's a highly respected figure in Hollywood writers rooms, helping to shape "The Bernie Mac Show," "The Office" and the new ABC sitcom "Black-ish." But aside from occasional...
  • Larry Wilmore's cerebral approach replacing Stephen Colbert on Comedy Central

    As Larry Wilmore sits down with a plate of pasta, a fan hands him a slip of paper with an idea to explore on Wilmore's new Comedy Central show premiering Monday. It's about international banking issues. OK, that's a stretch. Even if Wilmore exudes more...
  • TV Picks: 'Nightly Show,' 'Half Like Me,' 'Nova,' 'The Fall,' more

    TV Picks: 'Nightly Show,' 'Half Like Me,' 'Nova,' 'The Fall,' more
    "The Nightly Show" (Comedy Central, weeknights beginning Monday); "Al Madrigal: Half Like Me" (Hulu now; Fusion, Thursday). This week Larry Wilmore, former Senior Black Correspondent for "The Daily Show," which is a fake news title -- moves into the...
  • Top 3 pop releases: 'Backstrom' on Fox, 'Strange Magic' film and Larry Wilmore's TV show

    'BACKSTROM' PREMIERES THURSDAY ON FOX 1 Dwight from NBC's "The Office" was an arrogant and obnoxious paper salesman/beet farmer. Turn him into a drunk, put him into a raincoat and make him a detective and you get Everett Backstrom. Rainn Wilson...
  • The first rule of satire in the U.S.: Do not offend

    When you preach a doctrine of tolerance, it's sometimes hard to know what to do with satire. Not the easy stuff — the cartoons, literature and comedy that take down celebrity culture, corporate heartlessness, a squabbling government — but...
  • Around the world, comic provocateurs echo Charlie Hebdo in saying the unsayable

    Charlie Hebdo, the satirical weekly that lost 12 staff in a terrorist gun attack last week, is one of a diverse group of publications and comics around the world determined to push the boundaries of taste and acceptable expression. Lauded by fans for...
  • TCA 2015: Larry Wilmore launches on a special holiday

    TCA 2015: Larry Wilmore launches on a special holiday
    Larry Wilmore says we shouldn’t read too much into the launch date for his new Comedy Central program "The Nightly Show." The comic will be the sole African American late-night comedy host when "The Nightly Show" airs at 11:30 p.m., following...
  • Ringing out the year with liberal double standards

    Ringing out the year with liberal double standards
    Many conservatives finished the year angry about the same thing they were angry about at the beginning of the year: liberal double standards. As I write this, GOP House Whip Steve Scalise is in hot water over reports that he spoke to a group of racist...