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  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Rookie Blue' on ABC

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Rookie Blue' on ABC
    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 Undateable The comedy wraps its season...
  • This man set a record for hosting 'Jeopardy!' Who is ... Alex Trebek?

    This man set a record for hosting 'Jeopardy!' Who is ... Alex Trebek?
    If you host a game show long enough, eventually you will become a trivia question. That's what has happened to "Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek, who set the Guinness World Record for "most game show episodes hosted by the same presenter (one show)" on Friday....
  • North Shore 'Jeopardy!' champion ends streak

    North Shore 'Jeopardy!' champion ends streak
    North Shore "Jeopardy!" champion Julia Collins' winning streak ended Monday, with the formidable women's record-holder taking third place in her 21st and final episode. "I’ve had a while to get used to it, but still, with the final episode...
  • Traveling to game show heaven

    Traveling to game show heaven
    Game shows occupy a unique corner of the American brain. Who can't name Vanna White's chosen profession? Who can't place that immortal shout of "Survey says!"? Do the words "double jeopardy" actually invoke the law for anyone? Even if we haven't seen...
  • 'Jeopardy!' Host Alex Trebek Sets Guinness World Record

    "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek just became the answer to a trivia question. The Canadian-born host was awarded Friday with a Guinness World Record for "most gameshow episodes hosted by the same presenter." As of Friday, he's hosted a whopping 6,829...
  • Top money winner on "Jeopardy!" takes home a cool mil

     
    Brad Rutter, a 36-year-old actor and producer from Los Angeles, won the "Jeopardy! Battle of the Decades," defeating Ken Jennings and Roger Craig, in an episode that aired today. The million dollar win capped off a week in which Bethlehem......
  • 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman' takes bath. Cable execs gather in L.A.

    'Mr. Peabody & Sherman' takes bath. Cable execs gather in L.A.
    After the coffee. Before getting my financing together for a Clippers bid.  The Skinny: I got through day one of the Cable Show in one piece. There are lots of panels to see, executives to schmooze and technology to sample, and just about everything...
  • Rolling Stone learns the naked truth about fact-checking

    Rolling Stone learns the naked truth about fact-checking
    Some mistakes bite you in the butt. But for Rolling Stone magazine, its mistake is on someone’s butt (or darn close to it) -- specifically, the naked back of actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus. The magazine’s latest clever cover features the star...
  • Russ Reid dies at 82; creator of pioneering World Vision infomercials

    Russ Reid dies at 82; creator of pioneering World Vision infomercials
    There was a time when Christian charities would raise money by showing films of their good works in church basements. Then Russ Reid, a marketing man who specialized in religious groups, came up with a bold plan for World Vision, a client that sought to...
  • 1964 remembered from a boomer state of mind

    1964 remembered from a boomer state of mind
    You're going to be hearing a lot about 50th anniversaries this year. PBS' "American Experience" has a two-hour program called "1964" that premiered this month. It included such milestones as Barry Goldwater's presidential campaign, which though...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Nikita' on KTLA

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Nikita' on KTLA
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 22 - 28, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Styled to Rock The final three...
  • Film Review: Second 'Hunger Games' isn't starved for quality

    Film Review: Second 'Hunger Games' isn't starved for quality
    Gary Ross's adaptation of the first of Suzanne Collins's “Hunger Games” books was both a critical and commercial smash, ending up with last year's third-highest domestic gross (which currently makes it 14 on the all-time list). It made...