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  • TV pays tribute to Nelson Mandela

    TV pays tribute to Nelson Mandela
    TV networks will reflect on the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela in various new or rebroadcast specials. Here's an incomplete list of TV tributes to the former South African president who passed away Thursday at age 95. (All times are Central; most...
  • Discovery Moves Toward 'TV Everywhere' With Time Warner Cable Deal

    Discovery Communications may be ready for its content to be distributed in broader fashion by cable partners, judging by an agreement the Silver Spring, Md. programmer unveiled Monday with Time Warner Cable. The two companies announced an early renewal...
  • Ovation Names Scott Woodward Senior VP, Programming, Production

    Former TV Guide Network and E! programming exec Scott Woodward has been appointed senior vice president of programming and production at Ovation, the company announced. In his new role, Woodward will oversee programming across all platforms for the...
  • Sen. Ronald Calderon stripped of committee assignments amid inquiry

    Sen. Ronald Calderon stripped of committee assignments amid inquiry
    SACRAMENTO — State Sen. Ronald S. Calderon was stripped of his legislative committee assignments Tuesday pending the outcome of a federal investigation into allegations that he took $88,000 in bribes. Calderon, a Montebello Democrat, also lost a...
  • Sen. Ron Calderon removed from Latino Caucus executive board

    SACRAMENTO -- State Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello) has been removed from the executive board of the California Latino Legislative Caucus, the group’s chairman said Tuesday. Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) noted it has been a banner year...
  • Al Jazeera America Names Media Vet Dawn Bridges EVP, Corporate Communications

    Dawn Bridges, a veteran media-industry public-relations executive, has been named exec veep of corporate communications for Al Jazeera America, a spokesman for the network confirmed Tuesday. Bridges, a former head of communications for both Time Inc. and...
  • Senate leader wants Ron Calderon suspended from committee posts

    SACRAMENTO — Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) said Wednesday that embattled state Sen. Ron Calderon (D-Montebello) should be temporarily removed as chairman of the Senate Insurance Committee while he faces a federal...
  • Political money needs a tighter rein

    SACRAMENTO — In politics, there's sleaze that can send a slimeball to prison. There also is legal bribery. Lots of it. "Campaign contributions provide a fig leaf for legalized bribery," says campaign finance expert Robert Stern, who helped write...
  • Sen. Calderon criticizes foe for calling for his resignation

    SACRAMENTO -- In a rare break from silence, state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello) on Friday criticized another lawmaker for repeatedly calling on him to resign in the face of an FBI investigation into corruption in the Capitol. Calderon does...
  • Saturday Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'A Country Christmas Story'

    Saturday Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'A Country Christmas Story'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 10 - 16, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Graham Norton Show Elton John, Judi...
  • Family of Egypt's deposed leader Mohamed Morsi visit him in prison

    CAIRO — The family of Egypt's deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi was allowed to visit him in prison this week for the first time since he was ousted in a military coup this summer. Morsi's wife, Naglaa Ali Mahmoud, told the Associated...
  • Steve Dayan Elected Chairman of California Film Commission

    Steve Dayan, recently elected as secretary-treasurer of Teamsters Local 399, was chosen as the chairman of the California Film Commission for its 2014 term. Dayan was chosen at a meeting of the commission at SAG-AFTRA headquarters in Los Angeles on...