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  • 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...
  • Jon Stewart discovers the secret of Sarah Palin's mangled syntax

    Jon Stewart discovers the secret of Sarah Palin's mangled syntax
    To the untrained ear, Sarah Palin's speeches can often sound like a garbled word salad of slogans and buzz words stitched together in the outline of a coherent thought. But on Monday's "Daily Show" Jon Stewart got to the bottom of why the former Alaskan...
  • Seven things we learned at breakfast with John Oliver

    Seven things we learned at breakfast with John Oliver
    When "Last Week Tonight With John Oliver" premiered on HBO last spring, the satirical show quickly distinguished itself as the late-night home for deeply reported and entertaining segments on topics largely ignored by the news media -- think the Miss...
  • 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...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'The Blacklist' on NBC

    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 Morgan Spurlock: Inside Man Your host gets up...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Earth: A New Wild' and more

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Earth: A New Wild' and more
    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 Match Made in Heaven An African American...
  • Egypt's most popular satirist begins a resident fellowship at Harvard University

    Egypt's most popular satirist Bassem Youssef joined Harvard's Institute of Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government as a resident fellow for the spring semester, almost a year after his program was taken off the air for lambasting Egyptian...
  • 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...
  • Observations of Super Bowl telecast — minus commercials

     Observations of Super Bowl telecast — minus commercials
    Observations of the stuff that aired in between commercials Sunday: * The big number for NBC is 111.5 million: The number of viewers who watched last year's Super Bowl, the largest TV audience of all time. So the network wasn't upset that a huge...
  • 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...