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  • Amazon vs. Hachette: Soul searching in techie, bookish Seattle

    SEATTLE In this city famous for its independent bookstores and pungent coffee shops brick-and-mortar institutions that value touch, taste and long, rainy afternoons a high-profile conflict about the business of selling e-books has left many readers...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Comedy Night Is Back At Playhouse On Park

    The laughs return to Playhouse on Park with the 6th season's first Comedy Night at the Playhouse on Saturday, Sept. 13, at 8 p.m. This evening of stand-up will feature Pete Michaels as the headliner, with Mike Prior as the opening act and Matt Jedynak...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Inside the new iO,where Fey, Poehler got their start

    Inside the new iO,where Fey, Poehler got their start
    Thirty-two years ago Charna Halpern approached Del Close with an offer. He was already a renowned director in the world of comedy, and working at Second City. She had just launched the ImprovOlympic and wanted him to teach a class. "I heard about this...
  • 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...
  • Shart Week drops on Comedy Central

    Shart Week drops on Comedy Central
    In a spoof of Shark Week, Comedy Central will deliver Shart Week. Yes, what a difference one letter can make. "It's gonna be a gas," Comedy Central announced Tuesday, describing it a "weeklong excrement extravaganza." The #ShartWeek programming starts...
  • August 2014 TV premieres, movies, specials and finales

    August 2014 TV premieres, movies, specials and finales
    Starz in August premieres "Outlander," its most anticipated series since "Spartacus." The 16-episode first season comes from exec producer Ron Moore ("Battlestar Galactica") and is based on Diana Gabaldon's immensely popular "Outlander" book series. It...
  • 'Let's Be Cops' Campaign Feeds Twitter Blurbs Into TV Ads (Exclusive)

    Who needs critics? 20th Century Fox is pulling upbeat bon mots from Twitter about "Let's Be Cops" -- the goofy buddy-cop comedy picture that bows Aug. 13 -- into TV ads shortly after the tweets are posted. The studio is working with social-media...