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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'The Mindy Project' on Fox

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'The Mindy Project' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 15 - 21, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Dads Two college buddies (Giovanni...
  • ‘How I Met Your Mother’ goes Canadian in a big way

     
    For its Feb. 4 episode, “How I Met Your Mother” will round up Canadian celebrities. The CBS sitcom has announced that the episode will feature Alan Thicke, James Van Der Beek, Paul Shaffer, Jason Priestley, Alex Trebek, k.d. lang, Steven Page,...
  • This week: ‘American Idol’ goes Hollywood; ‘Smash,’ ‘Touch’ return; Justin Bieber hosts ‘SNL’

     
    The week's most-watched series are likely to be “NCIS” and “The Big Bang Theory,” both on CBS. The “NCIS” team uses a hacker to hunt a cyber-terrorist at 8 p.m. Tuesday.  A fight with Sheldon prompts Leonard to move...
  • Daytime Emmy Awards 2013: Time, date, TV Channel, preview and more

     
    Daytime Emmy Awards 2013 Sunday, June 16 HLN, 8pm Live Times may be tough in soap operas, but that won't stop the party at the Daytime Emmy Awards 2013, which also celebrates the best from talk, food, courtroom programs and game shows. Good Morning...