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  • NBC launches new initiative to find comedy talent

    NBC launches new initiative to find comedy talent
    In an effort to cast a wider comedy net, NBC is taking things to the online playground. The network announced Tuesday an initiative called "NBC Comedy Playground," a national campaign that the network describes as a way to invest in "new cutting-edge...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'The Crazy Ones' on CBS

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'The Crazy Ones' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 6 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Parks and Recreation Leslie and Andy...
  • '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...
  • Billy Eichner, Amy Poehler Partnering on USA Pilot Presentation

    Comedian and actor Billy Eichner ("Billy on the Street") will be expanding his repertoire to include a pilot presentation that will be exec produced by his "Parks and Recreation" co-star Amy Poehler. "Difficult People," created by Eichner and longtime...
  • 'Daily Show's' Rich Blomquist Signs Overall with Fox TV

    "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" alum Rich Blomquist has inked a two-year overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television, the studio announced today. Under the deal, Blomquist -- who co-created the 20th/ABC pilot "American Monster" with his wife,...
  • N.Y. Will Get First Glimpses of 'Snowpiercer,' 'They Came Together' at BAMcinemaFest

    Bong Joon Ho's "Snowpiercer," the starry sci-fi title that will get its long-delayed U.S. release June 27, and Amy Poehler-Paul Rudd comedy "They Came Together" are among the New York premieres lined up for BAMcinemaFest, the sixth annual film festival at...
  • Fox Orders Coming-of-Age Drama 'Red Band Society' to Series

    Fox has given a series order to "Red Band Society," the coming-of-age dramedy, written by Margaret Nagle, about teenagers living in a pediatric wing of a hospital. The ABC Studios and Amblin Television-produced show stars Octavia Spencer, Dave Annable,...
  • The laughs are real on fake talk show 'Comedy Bang! Bang!'

     The laughs are real on fake talk show 'Comedy Bang! Bang!'
    Thursday brings the third-season return, on IFC, of Scott Aukerman's "Comedy Bang! Bang!" An often surreal and free-associating sketch show in the guise of a talk show, it is also a talk show within a sketch show — the one shading into the other...
  • Chicago Critics Film Festival preview

    Chicago Critics Film Festival preview
    For the record: While I’m a member of the Chicago Film Critics Association, I did not program the CFCA-created Chicago Critics Film Festival, which takes over the Music Box through Thursday. I have, however, seen several of the movies on the...
  • USA Orders 'Stanistan' Pilot, Unveils Projects with Jodie Foster, Carlton Cuse, Peter Tolan

    USA Network is keeping its foot on the gas when it comes to scripted series development. The cabler has given a cast-contingent pilot order to drama "Stanistan," a dramedy about a group of State Department workers, CIA operatives and journalists...
  • Producer Gudrun Giddings is Hollywood's Scandinavia Whisperer

    Call Gudrun Giddings the Scandinavia film whisperer. Ever since "Let the Right One In" and "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" delivered box office that headed straight north, Hollywood has been mining Nordic noir that's fresh, dark and edgy from Norway,...
  • Ovation Announces Summer Slate, Free Preview for DirecTV Subs

    Arts network Ovation has announced its summer lineup, including new series "Big Ballet," "Trending Trailers," "Wall of Sound" and "Capture," along with returners "The Art Of" and "The Artful Detective." DirecTV subscribers will have access to a free...