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  • TCA Winter Press Tour 2012, Day 1: PBS

     
    Day 1 of the 2012 Television Critics Association (TCA) Winter Press Tour marked the first time that I personally have covered the PBS portion of the tour, and like the network itself, the day was an eclectic mix of entertainment and information, featuring...
  • TCA Winter Press Tour Moments: Day 2

     
    My favorite moments from the Television Critics Association (TCA) Winter 2012 Press Tour, Day 2, which featured the concluding presentations for PBS: 1. Tony Bennett — The legendary singer closed PBS' press tour sessions with a fabulous and...
  • Friday’s Highlights: 'A Gifted Man' on CBS

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 8 - 14 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Jan. 8 - 14 in PDF format are also available at latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv Weekly TV Listings and more......
  • Arts on TV: Anna Deavere Smith; civil rights songs; Dudamel

     
    “Great Performances” 9 p.m., Friday KOCE: "Let Me Down Easy": Anna Deavere Smith portrays several different characters, sharing their life experiences....
  • Anna Deavere Smith on healthcare, mimicry and President Obama

     
    Anna Deavere Smith, whose play "Let Me Down Easy" premieres on PBS, talks about the writing process and documentary theater....
  • 'Macbeth' Reset As Vietnam Soldiers' Story At Long Wharf

     'Macbeth' Reset As Vietnam Soldiers' Story At Long Wharf
    Eric Ting respects superstitions, especially the one that says you can't say "Macbeth" aloud in a theater without dire consequences. ("The Scottish Play" is used instead.) "I think superstition is a powerful force," says the fate-conscious Ting,...
  • HBO's 'Game of Thrones' gets April 1 premiere date

    HBO's 'Game of Thrones' gets April 1 premiere date
    HBO's "Game of Thrones" will return for its second season April 1, the network announced Friday. The 10-episode Season 2 will see the rise of the Imp (Emmy winner Peter Dinklage) as the Hand of the King and several new characters coming to Westeros. It...
  • 'Nurse Jackie': Merritt Wever talks Zoey

     
    Zoey. She’s filled numerous roles on “Nurse Jackie.” She started off as a newbie. The audience got to learn about All Saints Hospital through her cheery eyes. She supplied comic relief when Jackie’s problems got a little too heavy o...
  • Theater review: 'Stoop Stories' at the Kirk Douglas Theatre

     
    Welcome to a block party of one. Sitting on a set of stairs in the middle of a bare stage, Dael Orlandersmith recounts close encounters of the urban kind in “Stoop Stories,” which played last week as part of the......