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  • Hollywood Figures Make Last-Minute Push for Affordable Care Act Enrollment

    Hollywood's role in promoting enrollment in the Affordable Care Act was on display in the final hours before a deadline for coverage this year, as John Legend, Jared Leto and Kerry Washington were among a wave of figures tweeting a link to Healthcare....
  • Scandi TV in focus

    A bunch of attention-grabbing Scandi projects were presented at the opening TV seminar of the Nordic Film Market, "TV Drama Vision," held at Goteborg on Thursday. One of them was "Welcome to Sweden," the English-speaking Swedish comedy series created,...
  • With David Letterman retiring, all eyes on CBS' next move

    With David Letterman retiring, all eyes on CBS' next move
    The scramble to succeed late-night host David Letterman has talent handlers and Las Vegas oddsmakers shouting their picks from the sidelines. Politicians are squabbling over whether his replacement should be based in Los Angeles or New York. But those...
  • Mip TV BRIEFS: Sweden's TV4 Orders Up Second Season of 'Welcome to Sweden'

    Sweden's top commercial broadcaster TV4 has odered a second 10-episode season of Amy and Greg Poehler's "Welcome to Sweden" which will bow on NBC in the U.S. on July 10 at 9 p.m. Produced by Entertainment One and based on Greg Poehler's true life story,...
  • NBC Seeks TV Comedy Talent for New 'Playground'

    NBC aims to find fresh comedy voices through a talent-search initiative dubbed "Comedy Playground." The Peacock is inviting aspiring writers to submit short video pitches for original comedy projects to the website NBCComedyPlayground.com starting on May...
  • Tina Fey, Amy Poehler to Reunite in Movie Comedy 'The Nest'

    Golden Globes co-hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will portray sisters in Universal's comedy "The Nest." Poehler is in final negotiations to star in the project, which Universal has been developing in recent months with Fey and "Pitch Perfect" director...
  • Amy Poehler and brother Greg talk 'Welcome to Sweden'

    Amy Poehler and brother Greg talk 'Welcome to Sweden'
    Amy won't be the only Poehler on NBC for much longer. "Welcome to Sweden" brings the funnywoman's brother Greg Poehler to the spotlight. The half-hour comedy, which will premiere Thursday, July 10 at 9 p.m. EDT/PDT, has the male Poehler's prints all...
  • Poehler, Biden boost Meyers' 'Late Night' debut

    Poehler, Biden boost Meyers' 'Late Night' debut
    Seth Meyers took the “Late Night” stage Monday night like a man who didn’t have anything to prove. His approach to his hosting debut was suggestive not of a much-hyped beginning, but of a Tuesday night show a couple of years into a...
  • 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...
  • Film Review: 'Draft Day'

    After spending much of his career being likened to "High Noon" star Gary Cooper, Kevin Costner gets a countdown-clock movie to call his very own in "Draft Day." Although director Ivan Reitman's sports dramedy trades the streets of the Wild West for the...
  • Stephen Colbert replacing Letterman: 5 of his memorable movie guests

    Stephen Colbert's "Colbert Report" has never been the most comfortable place for Hollywood stars to promote their movies, given the somewhat niche audience and Colbert's own purposefully bombastic, playfully antagonistic persona. But now that Colbert is...