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  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'The Middle' on ABC

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'The Middle' on ABC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 4 - 10, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES The Mentalist When Jane (Simon Baker)...
  • Why the Oscars should be all over Chris Rock

    Why the Oscars should be all over Chris Rock
    Chris Rock’s Oscar-hosting stint in 2005 didn’t exactly pass universal muster. So it’s not likely -- in the jittery, offend-lightly world of modern awards-show hosting -- that  he’ll be given the gig again any time soon. But...
  • 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...
  • Conan O'Brien, Jon Stewart pay tribute to Charlie Hebdo victims

    Conan O'Brien, Jon Stewart pay tribute to Charlie Hebdo victims
    Late-night hosts Conan O’Brien and Jon Stewart took time out during their opening segments Wednesday night to call attention to the Charlie Hebdo murders that took place earlier in the day in Paris, a salute of sorts from one group of popular...
  • 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,...
  • Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show' with echoes of Cronkite

    Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show' with echoes of Cronkite
    Jon Stewart will leave "The Daily Show" later this year. NBC anchor Brian Williams will be suspended from the network’s nightly newscast until later this year.  These two developments have more in common than you might think. Stewart’s...
  • 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...
  • Thursday's TV highlights: 'American Idol' and more

    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 American Idol Season 8's runner-up, the...
  • Patrick Stewart's new roles more down to Earth than sci-fi work

    Patrick Stewart's new roles more down to Earth than sci-fi work
    A bemused grin flashed across Patrick Stewart's face as he recalled a 1987 story that ran in the Los Angeles Times announcing he had been cast to play Capt. Jean-Luc Picard in the sci-fi series "Star Trek: The Next Generation." "It said the Captain will...