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  • Rob Owen: Summertime sitcoms fizzle

    Summertime and the viewing is ... funny? Not necessarily. July brings with it a bounty of scripted comedies on both broadcast and cable networks but the results are more fizzle than sizzle. Let's start with the more ambitious shows and work our way down...
  • Welcome to Greg Poehler's 'Sweden'

    For decades, the title of the most popular Swede on network television belonged to the absent-minded chef on "The Muppet Show." That may all change with Thursday's U.S. debut of "Welcome to Sweden," an inventive sitcom about Bruce Evans, an All-...
  • Review: 'The Last Sentence' ★★★

    Review: 'The Last Sentence' ★★&#9733
    "The Last Sentence," the fine new biographical film by Jan Troell, is a more sophisticated work than it appears about a man whose life was more complicated than the world knew. Torgny Segerstedt was a Swedish newspaper editor celebrated in that...
  • CBS' 'Big Brother,' Univision's Awards Show Top Thursday; Fox's 'Gang Related' Rises

    "Big Brother" continued its strong start to the season Thursday, nearly doubling up the young-adult audience of any other original broadcast series on a night that also saw the best numbers in weeks for Fox's "Gang Related" and slight second-week declines...
  • Depression may keep some men from fighting prostate cancer

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Depression may be source of disparities in the treatment men get for prostate cancer, according to a new study. In the analysis, older men who were depressed before they got a prostate cancer diagnosis were more likely to...
  • TV Review: 'Welcome to Sweden'

    "Cute" isn't always a flattering term in TV circles, but it happily applies to "Welcome to Sweden," a classic fish-out-of-water concept created by and starring Greg Poehler, whose better-known sister Amy joins him as a producer. Despite rifling through...
  • TV Picks: The Divide, Extant, Sharknado

    TV Picks: The Divide, Extant, Sharknado
    "The Divide" AMC Network's attempt to get its very niche WE tv into the scripted drama game may not produce the industry-quake that "Mad Men" did, but this legal drama exploring themes of race, class, ambition and the elastic nature of justice is a fine...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Welcome to Sweden' on NBC

    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 -------------------- SERIES Black Box A quick, almost fatal decision by...
  • Primark: Next stop USA

    LONDON/MADRID (Reuters) - Discount fashion chain Primark has made its mark in Europe by offering fast-changing fashion at rock-bottom prices. The secret of its success: placing huge orders for top-selling items like socks, tops and jeans and passing on...
  • Bigger 'Big Brother' Puts CBS on Top in Weekly Demo Race for the First Time This Summer

    "Big Brother" picked up ratings steam last week, with all three editions ranking among the frame's top five programs in young adults as CBS finished atop the weekly rankings in demos for the first time since mid-spring. The Eye also got contributions...
  • Swedish court upholds arrest warrant for Assange

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A Swedish court upheld on Wednesday an arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange who has spent two years at Ecuador's London embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden over allegations of sexual assault. Swedish prosecutors...