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  • John Oliver will remain on HBO through 2017

    John Oliver will remain on HBO through 2017
    Check another name off that list of possible Jon Stewart replacements on "The Daily Show." HBO announced on Tuesday that it was renewing "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" for two more seasons, keeping the British comedian on the channel through 2017....
  • 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...
  • '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)...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Justified' on FX

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Justified' on FX
    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 Flash Former "Prison Break" costars...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'A Path Appears' on PBS

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'A Path Appears' on PBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 1 - 7, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES The Celebrity Apprentice This new episode...
  • 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...
  • Iraq book market comes back to life seven years after bombing

    Iraq book market comes back to life seven years after bombing
    The crowds were so large that we had to approach Mutanabbi Street from the river, coasting across the Tigris in a small wooden motorboat under gray skies. Disembarking on the docks below a statue of the 10th century Iraqi poet Abu Tayeb Mutanabbi, we...
  • A Grammy for James Franco? Weird tales from the spoken word category

    A Grammy for James Franco? Weird tales from the spoken word category
    Who do you think should win the Grammy this year? Polymath actor/director/artist/etc. James Franco? High camp maestro John Waters? Recently deceased comedy diva Joan Rivers? Inspirational disco queen Gloria Gaynor? Or should the prized award go to...
  • 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...