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  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Six by Sondheim' on HBO

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'Six by Sondheim' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 8 - 14, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES The Independents Former MTV host...
  • Review: 'Kurt Weill at the Cuttlefish Hotel' finds its niche on pier

    Review: 'Kurt Weill at the Cuttlefish Hotel' finds its niche on pier
    Weimar cabaret meets Pacifica in “Kurt Weill at the Cuttlefish Hotel,” carving a weirdly effective niche for itself on the Santa Monica Pier. This dark-tinged program of deathless songs from the beloved composer takes environmental theater...
  • Review: 'The Invisible Play' a light-hearted take on detachment

    Review: 'The Invisible Play' a light-hearted take on detachment
    Poor Colin. An editor at an “existential publishing house,” he's flown under the emotional radar most of his adult life, refusing to actually connect with anyone and denying the possibility of true love. As a result, he has become invisible,...
  • This weekend: ‘Walking Dead’ showdown; Joshua on ‘The Bible’; Justin Timberlake hosts ‘SNL’

     
    Pity the people stuck at the multiplex. They don't have all the choices coming at you this weekend from television, the multiplex in your house. The highlights by night: SUNDAY 1. “The Walking Dead,” at 9 on AMC, should do extremely well in...
  • ‘The Good Wife’: Great guest stars; a great future?

     
    The most reassuring TV news I heard last week: “The Good Wife” has no plans to take on “The Walking Dead” and woo young viewers. It's not an issue for the acclaimed CBS drama, which attracts older adults. “We really at this...
  • New Year’s Eve: Ryan Seacrest, Kathy Griffin, Times Square star

     
    THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: Television has big plans to usher in 2013 on Monday night. Your choices on New Year's Eve include: ABC: The network marks the first New Year's Eve since Dick Clark died. “America Idol” host Ryan Seacrest will be...
  • New Year’s Eve: ABC goes big to remember Dick Clark

     
    Nobody does New Year's Eve like ABC. That was true in the Dick Clark era, and it will be true as the network marks the first New Year's Eve since Clark died in April. “America Idol” host Ryan Seacrest takes over for his late mentor. But first,...
  • ‘Pioneers of Television’ on soaps; ‘Parenthood’ season finale; ‘Private Practice’ series finale

     
    This may be the end of "Parenthood" at 10 on NBC. It is billed as the season finale. The show does well with young adults, but will that be enough to win renewal? We're told that Sarah (Lauren Graham) will pick between Hank (Ray Romano) and Mark (Jason...
  • Disturbing ‘Following’ debuts; also ‘Private Practice’ ends, ‘Spartacus’ returns

     
    The main TV highlight this week: “The Following” arrives on Fox. TV needs another serial-killer drama the way Bill Gates needs more money. Yet “The Following,” a brutal drama debuting at 9 p.m. Monday, jolts a tired genre. This...
  • Tony Awards 2013 date, time, TV channel, preview and more!

     
    Tony Awards 2013 Sunday, June 9 CBS, 8pm ET As has been the case in years past, there is a definite Hollywood feeling to the Tony Awards 2013, which honors the year's best in theater. There's A-list talent on display (Tom Hanks for Lucky Guy), as well...
  • Itzhak Perlman joins Stephen Colbert on Comedy Central

    Itzhak Perlman joins Stephen Colbert on Comedy Central
    Violinst Itzhak Perlman took a break from his performance schedule this week to put in a guest appearance on Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report." The episode aired Wednesday night and featured the famed violinist performing Fritz Kreisler's "Spanish...
  • Harvey Fierstein is marathon man of awards season

     Harvey Fierstein is marathon man of awards season
    An entertainment kingpin named Harvey with a voracious appetite for awards campaigning? And an involvement in multiple hit productions? Hollywood veterans would immediately think of Harvey Weinstein. But the description fits another Harvey: Fierstein,...