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  • A woman as president? Stephen Colbert responds to Bill O'Reilly

    A woman as president? Stephen Colbert responds to Bill O'Reilly
    The next U.S. presidential election isn't until 2016, but many in the media are speculating heavily that Hillary Rodham Clinton has a real shot at the Oval Office. A woman as president? Is there a downside? That's what Stephen Colbert and his "papa bear"...
  • SXSW: The Must-See Events You Can't Miss This Week in Austin

    In the not-too-distant past, SXSW was a festival for the techies and their start-ups and weird local bands. Now it's a weeklong getaway for comedians and Hollywood celebrities. These A-listers have descended on Austin en masse and taken the festival...
  • TV Picks: 'True Detective,' 'Review,' 'Hudson Valley Ballers'

    TV Picks: 'True Detective,' 'Review,' 'Hudson Valley Ballers'
    "True Detective" (HBO, Sundays). The self-contained first season of this anthology show, created and written by novelist Nic Pizzolatto and directed entirely by Cary Joji Fukunaga ("Sin Nombre"), moves into its final quarter. The double act of Woody...
  • How TV Costume Designers Help Fans Dress the Part

    The cultish fans who gather online to obsess over every detail of ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" aren't just entranced with what the characters are saying and doing: They're very, very interested in what they're wearing. Given the wealth of...
  • TV This Week: Feb. 23 - March 1: 'Film Independent Spirit Awards'

    TV This Week: Feb. 23 - March 1: 'Film Independent Spirit Awards'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 23 - March 1, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   See latest XXII Winter Olympics TV schedule here.   --------------...
  • TV Picks: 'Portlandia,' Australian mysteries, 'Legit'

    TV Picks: 'Portlandia,' Australian mysteries, 'Legit'
    "Portlandia" (IFC, Thursdays). The sketch-comedy expression of the best-friendship of Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein begins its fourth season this week. Brownstein, formerly of the band Sleater-Kinney and currently of Wild Flag, has long since...
  • N.Y. Fashion Week: J. Crew finds menswear inspiration on the waterfront

    N.Y. Fashion Week: J. Crew finds menswear inspiration on the waterfront
    NEW YORK -- J. Crew headed down to the docks for its fall and winter 2014 menswear collection, presented in the Lincoln Center tents here Tuesday morning. Inspiration: "Fall is inspired by the waterfront of 1930s New York -- longshoremen hauling cargo,...
  • Fred Armisen To Lead Seth Meyers' 'Late Night' Band

    Johnny Carson had Doc Severinsen. David Letterman has Paul Shaffer. Conan O'Brien had Max Weinberg. And Seth Meyers will have Fred Armisen? Meyers, set to take over NBC's regular "Late Night" franchise at 12:35 a.m. starting February 24, will be joined...
  • Seth Meyers reveals Fred Armisen will lead his 'Late Night' band

    Seth Meyers reveals Fred Armisen will lead his 'Late Night' band
    With two weeks to go before Seth Meyers' "Late Night" premieres on NBC, the new talk show host has revealed his old "Saturday Night Live" colleague Fred Armisen will be joining him as bandleader. On Monday, Meyers tweeted a first look at the new band,...
  • 'Portlandia' uses Ronald McDonald in 'statement art' parody

    'Portlandia' uses Ronald McDonald in 'statement art' parody
    The latest teaser sketch for Season 4 of "Portlandia" takes both statement art and McDonald's to task. In "Anti-Corporate Student Art," Fred Armisen plays a Portland Community College art teacher asking his students to stick it to big business by...
  • 'Veep' honored for making Baltimore's Engineers Club into Helsinki

    'Veep' honored for making Baltimore's Engineers Club into Helsinki
    Talk about the magic of television. HBO's "Veep" won an Art Directors Guild Award over the weekend for a most impressive act of TV transformation. Led by production designer Jim Gloster, Baltimore's Engineers Club and Baltimore/Washington...