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  • Deep breath, 'Doctor Who' fans, Peter Capaldi up for adventure

     Deep breath, 'Doctor Who' fans, Peter Capaldi up for adventure
    When Steven Moffat titles an episode "Deep Breath," he isn't kidding. For a program known for its harum-scarum pace and keep-up-or-shut-up iconography, the Season 8 Saturday premiere of BBC America's "Doctor Who" opens slowly — even with the T....
  • Shi'ite militias open fire in Iraqi mosque, killing dozens

    Iraqi Shi'ite militiamen machine gunned minority Sunni Muslims in a village mosque on Friday, killing dozens just as Baghdad was trying to build a cross-community government to fight Sunni militants whose rise has alarmed Western powers. A morgue...
  • Peter Capaldi strikes a confident note as he takes on 'Doctor Who'

    Peter Capaldi strikes a confident note as he takes on 'Doctor Who'
    Peter Capaldi has just landed in New York, the fifth stop in a worldwide tour promoting the new season of "Doctor Who" that began in the United Kingdom, continued with visits to South Korea and Australia and now, after a 22-hour flight that crossed the...
  • BBC Summons 'The Living and the Dead' from Creators of 'Life on Mars'

    BBC One, the U.K. pubcaster's flagship channel, and BBC America have ordered an hourlong paranormal series, "The Living and the Dead," from the co-creators of "Life on Mars," Ashley Pharoah and Matthew Graham. "The Living and the Dead" was unveiled...
  • TV This Week Aug. 24 - 20: 'True Blood' on HBO

    TV This Week Aug. 24 - 20: 'True Blood' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 24 - 30, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY They'll be singing for their supper and...
  • BBC's 'Lady Chatterley's Lover' Cast Includes 'Game of Thrones,' 'Borgias' Alums

    BBC One has announced the cast for its upcoming adaptation of "Lady Chatterley's Lover," the 1928 Italian romance novel by D.H. Lawrence. Holliday Grainger, who starred in Showtime's "The Borgias" and A&E's recent miniseries "Bonnie & Clyde," will play...
  • TV Review: 'Doctor Who,' Season 8

    Introducing a new Doctor is always something of a gamble in the "Doctor Who" universe, but producers have made a savvy choice in Peter Capaldi as the 12th incarnation of the iconic time (and space) traveler. Already a seasoned pro and recognizable...
  • Pressure mounts on Europeans to take more action against Islamic State

    LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - European leaders face calls to take direct action against the Islamic State including in Syria after the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley, but politicians are reluctant to take the lead after previous missteps in the...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Hell On Wheels' on AMC

    Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Hell On Wheels' on AMC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 24 - 30, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Cedar Cove In this new episode Justine (Sarah...
  • Emmys 2014: Deaths, weddings: Additional categories for this year's awards

    Emmys 2014: Deaths, weddings: Additional categories for this year's awards
    Any group of awards bestowed by one group of humans on another will inevitably be considered arbitrary, political, meaningless, myopic or absurd (unless, of course, you win one, at which time they become shiny symbols of wisdom and insight). The Emmys...
  • Voice of reason Davies back for one-off Match of the Day slot

    LONDON (Reuters) - The dulcet tones of one Britain's favourite football commentators will return to the microphone on Saturday when Barry Davies offers his pearls of wisdom in a one-off appearance in Match Of the Day's 50th birthday edition. The 76-year-...
  • 'True Blood' ends; VMAs swagger; 'Doctor Who' returns

    'True Blood' ends; VMAs swagger; 'Doctor Who' returns
    The weekend fare aims to get viewers talking. The highlights: 1. "True Blood," 9 p.m. Sunday, HBO The end has come for Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin) in an episode called "Thank You." She contemplates life without Bill (Stephen Moyer). Viewers also...