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  • Secrets shared on Whisper's app become fodder for new TV network

    Secrets shared on Whisper's app become fodder for new TV network
    From the stream of anonymous posts on the social network Whisper, an edgy, new television network plans to find quietly discussed issues and trends that it can plug into broadcast stories. The collaboration between Fusion and Whisper, one of several...
  • Stand-up Scene: Filling the Just for Laughs void

    Stand-up Scene: Filling the Just for Laughs void
    Once upon a time each June, hundreds of hilarious people from across the comedy universe descended upon Chicago for a very funny festival called Just for Laughs. In a single week, you could zip from the Chicago Theatre, where Steve Martin would be in...
  • Mets minority owner Bill Maher talks up his team on 'The Daily Show'

    Mets minority owner Bill Maher talks up his team on 'The Daily Show'
    Bill Maher holds court on HBO with "Real Time" on the West Coast and Jon Stewart has his Comedy Central kingdom in New York, so it's rare to see these two together. But Maher was in New York this week to, among other things, attend a meeting of New York...
  • Comedy Central Ups Jim Sharp to Exec VP, Original Programming and Development

    Comedy Central has promoted veteran network exec Jim Sharp to West coast exec VP original programming and development. The former senior VP will report to content development and original programming prexy Kent Alterman and continue to oversee...
  • TV picks for the week of June 29-July 6

    I know I pick on "Under the Dome," but when that's the only programming worth noting on a Monday, you know we're deep into the summer television doldrums. Here's what caught my eye this week: Sunday: "Last Tango in Halifax," 7 p.m., PBS: Season 2...
  • Fox, New York Television Festival Announce Alumni Competition for Pilot Development

    Fox Broadcasting Co. and the New York Television Festival have announced details for their seventh annual FOX-NYTVF Comedy Script Contest. In celebration of NYTVF's 10th year, the indie TV organization and its network partner are inviting competition...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Drunk History' on Comedy Central

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Drunk History' on Comedy Central
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 29 - July 5, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Time Scanners A team uses the latest...
  • TruTV Adds Four Unscripted Series to Revamped Slate

    Cabler truTV has greenlit four unscripted series as part of its continued brand evolution and has expanded the episode order for upcoming reality show "Way Out West." "Branson Famous" (working title) goes behind the scenes of the longest-running...
  • TV Picks: 'Drunk History,' 'William Shatner's Brown Bag Wine'

    TV Picks: 'Drunk History,' 'William Shatner's Brown Bag Wine'
    "Drunk History" (Comedy Central, Tuesdays). Derek Waters and Jeremy Konners' anthology comedy, Internet-born and cable-polished, returns for a second season on Comedy Central. The premise is a process and the process is this: A person, typically a...
  • How John Oliver and HBO Shattered TV's Comedy-News Format

    Brevity, so it has been said, is the soul of wit. John Oliver seems to believe the opposite is equally true. The comedian has been letting loose on his new HBO program "Last Week Tonight," unveiling segments that can last anywhere from 15 to 20 minutes...
  • Chicago actor cast in Marvel's 'Ant-Man'

    Chicago actor cast in Marvel's 'Ant-Man'
    The upcoming Marvel adaptation of “Ant-Man” starring Paul Rudd will also feature Chicago theater actor-turned-filmmaker David Dastmalchian, whose semi-autobiographical indie “Animals” (which examined addiction with a sly and...
  • Saturn Awards: ‘Gravity,’ ‘Iron Man 3,’ ‘Her,’ ‘Walking Dead’ win big

     
    Accepting “The Walking Dead's” prize for best syndicated/cable television series, executive producer Scott Gimple, surrounded by cast members past and […]...