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  • 'Interview' fallout no laughing matter in comedy world

    'Interview' fallout no laughing matter in comedy world
    In the early 1990s, writer-director Jim Abrahams was making a big studio comedy about a mission to kill a foreign dictator — and not just any foreign dictator, one the United States had recently gone to war against: Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein....
  • Hollywood cameraman insists he invented the celebrity selfie in 1981

    Hollywood cameraman insists he invented the celebrity selfie in 1981
    In the photographs, Lester Wisbrod is a constant: He always appears on the right, with a big smile and a satisfied look about him. On the left, a cavalcade of famous faces flashes by: Clint Eastwood, Jennifer Aniston, Charlton Heston, Renee Zellweger....
  • 'An extraordinary experience of freedom'

    'An extraordinary experience of freedom'
    In the beginning, not even Elliott Gould understood what director Robert Altman was doing. Gould was a young actor with just three movies on his resume back in 1969, and here he was on the set of a wartime comedy called “MASH,” with a...
  • Drawing up 'best of' television list proves tricky in 2014

    Drawing up 'best of' television list proves tricky in 2014
    It's that most wonderful time of the year, when people who presume to know start telling you what the 10 (or 20 or 100) "Best fill-in-the-blanks" are. I am a TV critic, so my list will be about television and I'm going to make it, honor bright, in just...
  • HBO to Launch Stand-Alone Over-the-Top Service in U.S. Next Year

    In a bold surprise, HBO said it will launch a stand-alone over-the-top service in the U.S. next year, HBO chief Richard Plepler confirmed Wednesday. "This will be transformative for our company," Plepler said during his presentation at Time Warner's...
  • Marcia Strassman, 'Welcome Back, Kotter' Actress, Dies at 66

    Marcia Strassman, 'Welcome Back, Kotter' Actress, Dies at 66
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Actress Marcia Strassman, who is known for her roles in such hits as "Welcome Back, Kotter" and "M*A*S*H," died on Friday after a long fight with breast cancer, her sister Julie Strassman confirmed. She was 66. Along with...
  • Marcia Strassman dies at 66; actress starred in 'Welcome Back, Kotter'

    Marcia Strassman dies at 66; actress starred in 'Welcome Back, Kotter'
    Marcia Strassman, an actress who found fame on the 1970s hit TV sitcom "Welcome Back, Kotter" and later starred in the 1989 Disney family film "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids," died Friday at her home in Sherman Oaks. She was 66 and had breast cancer, according...
  • The art of movies, TV

    The art of movies, TV
    The conversation moves — on foot, since Sandy Dvore doesn't sit down for long — to a small room in the back of this West Hollywood apartment, where the resident reaches into a pile of old artifacts and holds up an old black-and-white...
  • 'Love Boat' reunion: Cast, guest stars christen new ship in Fort Lauderdale

    'Love Boat' reunion: Cast, guest stars christen new ship in Fort Lauderdale
    The cast of the TV classic, "The Love Boat," made another run Wednesday, reuniting in Fort Lauderdale to help usher a new Princess Cruises ship into the 21st century. The actors joined more than 20 of the ABC show's guest stars aboard the new Regal...
  • How Aaron Sorkin gets 'Newsroom' right...just as it's ending

    Premiering three years ago, when the TV-renaissance bacchanal had reached fever pitch, "The Newsroom" was greeted with giddy anticipation — Aaron Sorkin on HBO! It was followed by an often weirdly personal disappointment when the series failed...
  • USA Network's 'blue skies' programming takes an edgy, serialized turn

    USA Network's 'blue skies' programming takes an edgy, serialized turn
    USA Network, known for TV dramas of the laid-back variety, is adding more tension to its lineup. For years the cable channel has applied a lighthearted filter — dubbed within the industry as a "blue skies" approach — to its roster of...