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  • Golden Globes Unveil Timetable for 72nd Awards

    The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. on Tuesday announced its timetable for the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards. Nominations will be unveiled Tuesday Dec. 11, and the ceremony will air Jan. 11,the Beverly Hilton. The deadline for film and TV submissions is...
  • NBC renews Greg Poehler comedy 'Welcome to Sweden'

    NBC is racking up its frequent-flier miles, renewing the Greg Poehler comedy "Welcome to Sweden" for a second season. Yes, that Poehler. The fish-out-of-water import is the bro of NBC's prized funnywoman Amy Poehler. And while his sister served as an...
  • NBC Renews Amy and Greg Poehler's 'Welcome to Sweden'

    NBC has given a 10-episode, second-season order to "Welcome to Sweden," the comedy created by Greg Poehler based on his life as a fish-out-of-water American living in Mother Svea. Poehler, who was named one of Variety's 10 comics to watch and who is...
  • Jen Kirkman: no kidding

    Jen Kirkman: no kidding
    Some people refuse to grow up, and that's perfectly OK, comedian Jen Kirkman writes in her book "I Can Barely Take Care of Myself: Tales From a Happy Life Without Kids." The funny gal, a regular roundtable panelist on "Chelsea Lately" and performer in the...
  • Review: 'Poking a Dead Frog' by Mike Sacks

    Review: 'Poking a Dead Frog' by Mike Sacks
    A more ponderous proposition there is not than a scholarly analysis of what comedy is and why we laugh at something. Take Arthur Schopenhauer — please. Humor, Schopenhauer writes, can be "traced to a syllogism in the first figure with an...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hail 'Welcome to Sweden,' despair for 'Working the Engels'

    With back to back debuts of two Thursday night comedies — "Welcome to Sweden" and "Working the Engels" — NBC offers up a near-perfect definition of the term "from the sublime to the ridiculous." Created by Greg Poehler and executive produced...
  • Emmy nominations 2014

    Emmy nominations 2014
    "True Detective" joined a stellar list of drama nominees including “Breaking Bad" and "House of Cards" when the 2014 Emmy nominations were announced Thursday morning in a ceremony hosted by Mindy Kaling and Carson Daly. The comedy series nominees...
  • 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...
  • 'Big Brother' Rises, Tops Thursday; OK Start for 'Welcome to Sweden'

    CBS reality veteran "Big Brother" bounced back from its low of last week to rule Thursday night's ratings race, while other shows joined it in improving upon their scores from the pre-holiday night. It was an OK start, meanwhile, for NBC comedy "Welcome...
  • Emmy Awards 2014: Complete list of nominees

    Emmy Awards 2014: Complete list of nominees
    Here is the complete list of Primetime Emmy Awards nominees: Drama series "Breaking Bad" (AMC) "Downton Abbey" (PBS) "Game of Thrones" (HBO) "House of Cards" (Netflix) "Mad Men" (AMC) "True Detective" (HBO) Comedy series "The Big Bang Theory"...