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  • In death and in life, TV fixated on JFK

    As this year's death-obsessed Emmy Awards broadcast took time to mention, Nov. 22 will mark 50 years since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The remembrance traveled from Walter Cronkite's announcement of the president's death to a Carrie...
  • On Theater: 'Birdie' soars above second-act woes

    On Theater: 'Birdie' soars above second-act woes
    Those whose memories stretch back to the teenage female angst of 1957, when Uncle Sam finally caught up to Elvis Presley, will particularly appreciate the revival of the musical "Bye Bye Birdie," now on stage for the second time in recent history at the...
  • TCA press tour: Muhammad Ali fights again in HBO Supreme Court film

    Muhammad Ali's most fierce and important fight might have been outside the ring. HBO's upcoming film "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight" looks at the legal battle that ensued when the boxer refused to serve in the Vietnam War, a move that also saw him...
  • 1964 remembered from a boomer state of mind

    1964 remembered from a boomer state of mind
    You're going to be hearing a lot about 50th anniversaries this year. PBS' "American Experience" has a two-hour program called "1964" that premiered this month. It included such milestones as Barry Goldwater's presidential campaign, which though...
  • Review: 'Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley' recalls a trailblazer

    Review: 'Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley' recalls a trailblazer
    "Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley," in which the former directs a film about the latter, premieres Monday on HBO. It is an homage and a celebration, with something of a high-class homemade feel. The first black female comic to make it in the...
  • Jane Kean, who played Trixie on 'The Honeymooners,' dies at 90

    Jane Kean, who played Trixie on 'The Honeymooners,' dies at 90
    Jane Kean, best known for her role as Trixie, the long-suffering wife of Ed Norton on the 1960s TV revival of "The Honeymooners" with Jackie Gleason and Art Carney, has died. She was 90. Kean, a resident of Toluca Lake, died Tuesday at Providence St....
  • Change across the universe [Commentary]

    Change across the universe [Commentary]
    It's an odd thing. Sometimes, when I speak before high school or college students, someone in the audience, knowing I began my professional life as a pop music critic, will ask what I think of music today. I always demur that I don't listen to a lot...
  • TV This Week Feb. 9 - 15: 'The Night That Changed America' on CBS

    TV This Week Feb. 9 - 15: 'The Night That Changed America' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 9 - 15, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   See latest XXII Winter Olympics TV schedule here.   --------------------...
  • Beatles' road to rock history started before 'Ed Sullivan Show'

    It was the pop culture equivalent of the Big Bang, a televised moment that changed music for decades to come. Fifty years ago Sunday, the Beatles made their U.S. live television debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show" as 73 million people tuned in, the...
  • The Beatles regresan a Washington 50 años después

    The Beatles regresan a Washington 50 años después
    Washington recreará este martes minuto a minuto el primer concierto de The Beatles en EE.UU., que congregó hace ahora 50 años a más de 8.000 admiradores del cuarteto británico en el Uline Arena, un estadio deportivo al noreste de la ciudad. "Hacía mucho...
  • What you didn't see in CBS' Beatles salute

    Viewers who tuned in Sunday night to “The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles” on the 50th anniversary of the band's debut appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" got to see most of what transpired two weeks earlier when...