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  • 'Biggest Loser' won't address Rachel's controversial weight loss

    'Biggest Loser' won't address Rachel's controversial weight loss
    "The Biggest Loser" producers and NBC issued a joint statement Thursday morning that addressed Rachel Frederickson's controversial weight loss at the finale by not addressing it at all: "We support Rachel and all of the 'Biggest Loser' contestants who...
  • WGA Awards: Watch Billy Ray accept honor for adapted screenplay

    WGA Awards: Watch Billy Ray accept honor for adapted screenplay
    It has been said that every movie is made three times: in the writing, in the shooting and in the editing. At the Writers Guild of America Awards last Sunday, "Captain Phillips" scribe Billy Ray paid tribute to the latter stages upon winning the prize for...
  • Golden Globes: 2015 Date Announced with Fey, Poehler Returning

    The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. is both lucky and smart to land Tina Fey and Amy Poehler as hosts for the 72nd annual Golden Globes on Jan. 11, 2015. And the Wednesday announcement is a reminder that this awards-show is a force to be reckoned with. It'...
  • George Clooney-Tina Fey plot thickens: 'downright dirty' payback

    George Clooney-Tina Fey plot thickens: 'downright dirty' payback
    George Clooney is planning "downright dirty" payback for Tina Fey and Amy Poehler's Golden Globes gag about him, already humorously swiping at the women via his "Monuments Men" costar Matt Damon. Clooney, whose "Gravity" role played nicely into their...
  • 'Broad City Live' tour coming to Chicago

    'Broad City Live' tour coming to Chicago
    Comedy Central's new series "Broad City" is bringing the funny to Chicago in March. Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer will do 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. shows March 13 at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., as part of the 18-city "Broad City Live" tour. The...
  • American Hustle dominates the 2014 Golden Globes, which featured several upsets and surprises

    American Hustle dominates the 2014 Golden Globes, which featured several upsets and surprises
    American Hustle and 12 Years A Slave were at the forefront of their categories at the 71st Golden Globes, winning Best Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and Drama respectively on Jan. 12, 2014.   Hosted by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the...
  • 'SNL': Melissa McCarthy rolls, Seth Meyers leaves

    'SNL': Melissa McCarthy rolls, Seth Meyers leaves
      Melissa McCarthy brought gusto to everything she did as host on "Saturday Night Live" this weekend. The episode was a showcase for her, and if you're not a fan of her bold, sometimes gross physical comedy, you were out of luck. In her best sketch,...
  • 'Saturday Night Live': Seth Meyers Signs Off 'Weekend Update' (VIDEO)

    "Saturday Night Live" alums Amy Poehler, Fred Armisen, Andy Samberg and Bill Hader were on hand for Seth Meyers' final "Weekend Update" installment on "Saturday Night Live." Meyers, who has co-anchored the faux newscast for eight seasons, is moving on to...
  • Writers Guild of America Nominees

    The winners of the Writers Guild of America awards will be announced in simultaneous ceremonies Saturday in Los Angeles and New York. The nominees: SCREEN NOMINEES ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY American Hustle, Written by Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell;...
  • 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,...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Two and a Half Men' on CBS

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Two and a Half Men' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 26 - Feb. 1, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Big Bang Theory Sheldon (Jim...
  • Review: Funny and female define 'Broad City'

     Review: Funny and female define 'Broad City'
    Every so often the question is raised as to whether women can be funny, usually because some old gasbag with a finger on the pulse of the past has declared that they cannot. It is hard to know what to do with such a ridiculous question given how often...