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  • HBO tops Emmy nominations with 'Games of Thrones,' 'True Detective'

    HBO tops Emmy nominations with 'Games of Thrones,' 'True Detective'
    The TV landscape is turning into a "Game of Thrones" judging by the 66th Primetime Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning. HBO is still king, with 99 nominations. But its fortunes slipped a bit. (The premium channel had 108 nods last year.) And...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Leah Remini: It's All Relative' on TLC

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Leah Remini: It's All Relative' on TLC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 6 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Celebrity Damage Control The DUIs, dalliances...
  • Variety, Comedy or Music Special Emmy Category Relies on Wow Factor

    The Emmy nominees for variety, comedy or music special can seem like a mishmash of shows, with everything from awards shows to comedy specials to concerts and fundraisers in the mix. Last year, the category's nominees couldn't be more disparate: CBS'...
  • Rob Owen: Summertime sitcoms fizzle

    Summertime and the viewing is ... funny? Not necessarily. July brings with it a bounty of scripted comedies on both broadcast and cable networks but the results are more fizzle than sizzle. Let's start with the more ambitious shows and work our way down...
  • David Wain's 'They Came Together' Completes 12-Year Journey at L.A. Film Festival

    David Wain found himself in reflective mood as his romcom spoof "They Came Together" had its West Coast premiere Monday night at the Los Angeles Film Festival. "We tried to make this in 2002 but we couldn't get the studio to do it," he told the...
  • Welcome to Greg Poehler's 'Sweden'

    For decades, the title of the most popular Swede on network television belonged to the absent-minded chef on "The Muppet Show." That may all change with Thursday's U.S. debut of "Welcome to Sweden," an inventive sitcom about Bruce Evans, an All-...
  • TV Review: 'Welcome to Sweden'

    "Cute" isn't always a flattering term in TV circles, but it happily applies to "Welcome to Sweden," a classic fish-out-of-water concept created by and starring Greg Poehler, whose better-known sister Amy joins him as a producer. Despite rifling through...
  • Emmy Predictions: Comedy Race to Add 'Orange' Tint

    There's new blood coming to Emmy's comedy race this year, and it's long overdue. When the Primetime Emmy nominations are unveiled July 10, there are sure to be some stalwarts among the contenders for best comedy: namely, "Modern Family," which has...
  • TV picks for the week of July 6-12

    Yeah, the United States' World Cup bid is over, but this week's television premieres include series from Canada and Sweden, so there's that. Here's what caught my eye: Sunday: "The '90s: The Last Great Decade?" 8 p.m., Nat Geo: The Gulf War, Kurt...
  • Danger, Halle Berry! 'Extant' has promise

    Danger, Halle Berry! 'Extant' has promise
    "Lust in Space" would be a catchier title for "Extant," the coming week's biggest premiere. Something unusual happened to astronaut Molly Woods (Halle Berry), who supposedly was alone for 13 months in space. Upon her return to Earth, Molly is stunned to...
  • TV This Week for July 6 - 12: 'In a World...,' 'Frozen' and more

    TV This Week for July 6 - 12: 'In a World...,' 'Frozen' and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 6 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY Hell, yeah! A pro-wrestling legend invites all...
  • TV Picks: 'East Los High,' Paralympics, 'Welcome to Sweden'

    TV Picks: 'East Los High,' Paralympics, 'Welcome to Sweden'
    "East Los High" (Hulu). A welcome second season for this Web-based Latino teen drama, set in East Los Angeles, begins this week, following some gap-bridging prequels. Originally created with an educational ulterior motive, specifically to address and...