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  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Orphan Black' on BBCA

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Orphan Black' on BBCA
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 22 - 28, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES The Assets Returning with new episodes,...
  • Oprah Winfrey's MLK Drama 'Selma' Set for Christmas

    Setting up a major awards season push, Paramount Pictures and Pathe have set the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. drama "Selma" for a limited release in the U.S. on Christmas. The film will open wide on Jan. 9. Directed by Ava DuVernay, the film is being...
  • Jules Witcover: On presidential firings

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama's firing of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, transparently dressed up as a resignation under congressional pressure, seemed somehow out of character for a chief executive known for patience and dislike of wielding...
  • Mississippi runoff would be Democrats' big break

    Democrats think they may have a gift, the next Todd Akin, which would enhance their prospects of retaining control of the Senate. He is Mississippi Republican state legislator, Chris McDaniel, a right-winger who appears to have forced incumbent Sen. Thad...
  • Tony Awards 2014: Bryan Cranston wins best actor in a play

    Bryan Cranston won the Tony Award for lead actor in a play on Sunday for his performance as President Lyndon B. Johnson in the historical drama "All the Way" by Robert Schenkkan.  Cranston, former star of TV's "Breaking Bad" and "Malcolm in the Middle,"...
  • Broadway Play 'All the Way,' Starring Bryan Cranston, Recoups Its $3.9 Million

    "All the Way," the heavyweight Tony contender with Bryan Cranston in the leading role, has recouped its $3.9 million capitalization costs after about 16 weeks on the boards, according to the show's producers. Weekly sales have been robust for the...
  • Jules Witcover: On presidential firings [Commentary]

    Jules Witcover: On presidential firings [Commentary]
    President Obama's firing of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, transparently dressed up as a resignation under congressional pressure, seemed somehow out of character for a chief executive known for patience and dislike of wielding the knife. The...
  • Tony Awards 2014: 'All the Way' wins best play

    Tony Awards 2014: 'All the Way' wins best play
    "All the Way," a nearly three-hour historical drama about the early months of the Lyndon B. Johnson presidency, took home the Tony Award for new play on Sunday. The play, written by Robert Schenkkan and starring Bryan Cranston, opened in March at the Neil...
  • Tony Awards 2014: A few rays of sunshine in a mostly cloudy Broadway season

    The Tony Awards will be handed out Sunday, and the safe money is on "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder" for best musical and "All the Way" for best play. But nothing is guaranteed in a Broadway season as patchy as this one. There's a fair chance that...
  • Tonys 2014: What time are the Tony Awards?

    Tonys 2014: What time are the Tony Awards?
    Hit the lights, turn up the volume, cue the actors -- anddddd perfect.  The 2014 Tony Awards will air live Sunday, June 8, at 8 p.m. ET (and delayed to air at 8 p.m. PT) on CBS, from Radio City Musical Hall in New York City. This year, “A...
  • In UC Irvine speech, Obama might want to channel LBJ

    Saturday will mark the second time a sitting U.S. president delivers an address at UC Irvine. The first was Lyndon Johnson, who dedicated the site of the future University of California institution on June 20, 1964. The University of California system...