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  • Artful 'Leftovers' on HBO leaves viewers wanting more

     Artful 'Leftovers' on HBO leaves viewers wanting more
    HBO's latest Quality Entertainment, "The Leftovers," arrives Sunday. Developed by Damon Lindelof ("Lost") and Tom Perrotta from Perrotta's 2011 novel, it is set in a New York small town three years after the sudden disappearance of 2% of the world's...
  • TV This Week July 13 - 19: 'Masters of Sex' on Showtime

    TV This Week July 13 - 19: 'Masters of Sex' on Showtime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 13 - 19, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY Two national soccer teams (Germany and...
  • Starz's Chris Albrecht on the Challenges of Buzz, Diversity and Budgets

    For the first time in more than four years at Starz, Chris Albrecht looked and sounded comfortable as he showed off a new slate of programming for the premium cabler. Albrecht went off the script at the start of Starz's Friday session at the Television...
  • Durban Festival: Restless Producers Move Into High-End TV

    London-based producer Tendeka Matatu has been keeping busy ahead of this month's Durban film fest. In May, he and partner Marie Lora-Mungai announced the launch of Restless Talent Management, a global management company for African talent, and the pair...
  • Martin O'Malley and David Simon together on a train. Really.

    Martin O'Malley and David Simon together on a train. Really.
    As one of the journalists who chronicled Martin O'Malley's enmity for "The Wire" and reported David Simon's threats to move production of the series out of Baltimore, it was with some interest that I read Simon's account of a beer the two recently...
  • Emmy Predictions: Movies and Miniseries Contenders Chase 'Normal Heart,' 'Fargo'

    Two white-hot productions -- HBO's "The Normal Heart" and FX's "Fargo" -- explain why the Television Academy opted this year to break up movies and miniseries into separate Emmy categories once again. The TV Acad combined the top longform categories in...
  • Hail 'Welcome to Sweden,' despair for 'Working the Engels'

    With back to back debuts of two Thursday night comedies — "Welcome to Sweden" and "Working the Engels" — NBC offers up a near-perfect definition of the term "from the sublime to the ridiculous." Created by Greg Poehler and executive produced...
  • Once a 'little dive,' Chaps now a pit beef legend

    Once a 'little dive,' Chaps now a pit beef legend
    Bob Creager opened his tiny pit beef stand in the parking lot of a Southeast Baltimore nightclub in 1987. The stand had no electricity. Creager had never run a business. And the former steelworker had no idea how to cook pit beef. "I was struggling,"...
  • Why Serials Knocked Procedurals Out of the Emmy Race

    It seems obvious to say, yet it's still a striking thought: A procedural drama, historically a staple of television, is unlikely to ever win another best series Emmy -- and, indeed, will probably struggle even to get nominated. That's reflected in this...
  • FrightFest to Open with 'Guest,' Starring 'Downton' Star Dan Stevens

    LONDON -- Adam Wingard's killer thriller "The Guest," starring "Downton Abbey" star Dan Stevens and rising thesp Maika Monroe ("The Bling Ring," "It Follows"), is set to open Film4 FrightFest in London. The film, written by Simon Barrett ("You're Next,"...
  • Are The Orwells rock's next big thing?

    Are The Orwells rock's next big thing?
    On an April Tuesday afternoon, a big black van rolled through the streets of Elmhurst. It might have been rented for a prom by a group of friends. It might have contained a baseball team headed to a game. Then it stopped at Dominic Corso's home and...