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  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'KTLA Morning News'

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'KTLA Morning News'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 20 - 26, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES KTLA Morning News In segments airing...
  • Power of Women: New York Continues to Incubate Trailblazing Women of Entertainment

    When you think of the brilliant, bad-ass women in entertainment and media in New York, it's hard to know where their quirky genius begins and the city ends. From Clare Boothe Luce to Helen Gurley Brown, from Gloria Steinem to Barbara Walters, Gilda Radner...
  • Matthew Weiner on 'Mad Men': 'It's Changed Every Aspect of My Life'

    Matthew Weiner, creator of "Mad Men" on AMC, still isn't saying what his next TV project might be, as he heads into the homestretch of the show that he said has transformed his life. Weiner, speaking in a keynote session at the Cable Show 2014,...
  • Hot Pilot Prospects Emerge After Week of Screenings

    Broadcast network execs have been ensconced in darkened rooms most of this week, screening dozens of pilots in preparation for upfront presentations during the week of May 12. NBC is first out of the gate on the morning of May 12, followed by Fox in...
  • Universal's Duncan Clark to Receive CineEurope Distributor Honor

    LONDON -- CineEurope, the leading event for European exhibitors, will present its International Distributor of the Year Award to Duncan Clark, president, distribution, Universal Pictures Intl. Variety can also report that Clark has just re-upped at UPI,...
  • 'Parks and Recreation's' Hidden Political Commentary

    You may think that NBC's "Parks and Recreation" is just a goofy workplace comedy starring Amy Poehler. But it actually has some subtle subtext to America's political struggles. The show is set around the parks and recreation department in the fictional...
  • MipTV: Canal Plus Acquires Italian Mafia Drama 'Gomorrah'

    PARIS- In the run-up to MipTV, French paybox Canal Plus has picked up "Gomorra," the Italian hit crime skein based on Roberto Saviano's investigative bestseller. Helmed by Stefano Sollima ("Romanzo Criminale"), along with Claudio Cupellini and...
  • Sundance Presents Cross-Section of U.S. Indie Fare, Music-Themed Pix at London Festival

    LONDON -- As the lineup for the third Sundance London film and music festival is unveiled, Variety talks to John Cooper, director of the Sundance Film Festival, and Trevor Groth, Sundance's director of programming, about the selection (see below for...
  • Q&A: Matt Walsh of Upright Citizens Brigade

    Q&A: Matt Walsh of Upright Citizens Brigade
    Sometimes, size does matter. In the case of the 17th annual Chicago Improv Festival, this translates to more than 200 acts at 21 venues in 11 categories including long-form, short-form, experimental, musical and—wait for it—puppetry. That...
  • Seth Meyers tapped to host 2014 Emmy Awards

    Seth Meyers tapped to host 2014 Emmy Awards
    Seth Meyers will go from late night to prime time in August: The funnyman will host this year's Emmy Awards, NBC and the Television Academy confirmed Thursday night. TV's biggest night falls on Aug. 25 at 8 p.m. -- remember, that's a Monday! -- on NBC,...
  • NBC Summer Slate Robust in Original Scripted Series

    Six original scripted series, as well as a new original alternative series, will join NBC's summer line-up, the network announced Wednesday. The slate is heavy on comedies, with the Amy Poehler-produced "Welcome to Sweden," which is based on her...
  • Chicago Improv Festival is a comedy best bet

    Chicago Improv Festival is a comedy best bet
    One way to approach the Chicago Improv Festival, in which 200-plus troupes descend on the city to perform, is to think of blackjack. Blackjack, like all games of chance, and like improvised comedy, is no sure thing. Every show is a new hand, and success...