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  • Jon Stewart: Spirit guide for a generation

    Jon Stewart: Spirit guide for a generation
    In 2007, the Pew Research Center asked people to name a journalist they most admired. Coming in at fourth place was a comedian who wrote, produced and hosted a political talk show. Jon Stewart shared the fourth spot with, among others, Brian Williams&...
  • John Oliver will stay on HBO through 2017

    John Oliver will stay on HBO through 2017
    HBO agreed to extend John Oliver's run on its satirical Sunday-night program "Last Week Tonight" through 2017, a move that puts to rest any speculation that the British comic might be in line to succeed Jon Stewart at Comedy Central's "The Daily Show,"...
  • 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...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Sleepy Hollow' and more

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 8 - 14, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES The Celebrity Apprentice A special edition...
  • Artful, complex 'Olive Kitteridge' builds on beautiful vignettes

    Artful, complex 'Olive Kitteridge' builds on beautiful vignettes
    Olive Kitteridge HBO, $39.98; Blu-ray, $49.99 Though hardly the splashiest HBO production of recent years, this miniseries is the best kind of prestige television: artful, complex and quietly ambitious. Spanning several decades in the life of a...
  • 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...
  • Jon Stewart, Sen. Al Franken: Sunday guests

    Jon Stewart, Sen. Al Franken: Sunday guests
    The Sunday morning lineup of guests: Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., talk to "State of the Union" at 9 a.m. and noon on CNN. A panel on Obama and immigration features Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif.;  Alberto Gonzales, former...
  • '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...
  • Rosewater: A tale of torture in Iran

    Rosewater: A tale of torture in Iran
    "Rosewater" is the first film directed by Jon Stewart, best known as host of "The Daily Show." Stewart's own screenplay adapts journalist Maziar Bahari's memoir "Then They Came for Me: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival." In 2009, the...
  • Jon Stewart: I detest interviewing politicians

    Jon Stewart: I detest interviewing politicians
    Jon Stewart makes a surprising admission to "CBS Sunday Morning": He despises interviewing politicians, "as most sentient creatures I think would." The "Daily Show" host talks to Mo Rocca in an interview at 9 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. "Imagine...