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  • Former North Korean detainee, 'Breaking Bad,' 'The Office' actors among upcoming JHU speakers

    Former North Korean detainee, 'Breaking Bad,' 'The Office' actors among upcoming JHU speakers
    Johns Hopkins University will host a former North Korean detainee, the hiker whose accident was adapted into the movie "127 Hours," and actors from "Breaking Bad" and "The Office," among several other speakers this fall. The university's annual Milton...
  • Larry Wilmore Replacing Stephen Colbert: Hollywood Reacts

    When Comedy Central announced that comedian Larry Wilmore would replace Stephen Colbert in the post-"Daily Show" timeslot, many were quick to praise the cabler's choice -- especially in the TV sphere. Lizz Winstead, co-creator of "The Daily Show,"...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'So You Think You Can Dance' on Fox

     Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'So You Think You Can Dance' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 25 - 31, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Growing Up Fisher The now-canceled sitcom...
  • Reza Aslan kicks off Writer's Room series with B.J. Novak

    Reza Aslan kicks off Writer's Room series with B.J. Novak
    “If you’re going to have a literary series in L.A. with an L.A. feel, it’s got to be lively, it’s got to be fun, it’s got to be a party,” Reza Aslan said Wednesday at the launch of Writer's Room, his new series at the...
  • 2014 Summer movie preview

    2014 Summer movie preview
    Is Chicago having a big year at the movies or what? One of the spring's biggest films ("Divergent") was set here, filmed here and based on a book by a local author. Now two of summer's biggest movies, "Transformers: Age of Extinction" and "Jupiter...
  • Friday's TV highlights and talk shows: 'Elysium' on Starz

    Friday's TV highlights and talk shows: 'Elysium' on Starz
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 27 - May 3, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Last Man Standing The sitcom starring Tim...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Surviving Jack' on Fox

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Surviving Jack' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 30 - April 5, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES The Big Bang Theory Raj (Kunal...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'KTLA Morning News'

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'KTLA Morning News'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 20 - 26, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES KTLA Morning News In segments airing...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor B.J. Novak was born in Newton, Mass., on this date in 1979. This birthday guy starred as Ryan Howard on "The Office," as well as writing and producing several episodes of the series. He also appears in a recurring role on "The Mindy...
  • Disney's 'Saving Mr. Banks' premiere brings out 'Mary Poppins' icons

    Disney's 'Saving Mr. Banks' premiere brings out 'Mary Poppins' icons
    Stars of old and new made the red carpet for the premiere of Disney's "Saving Mr. Banks" at Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California on Sunday night. The highlight might have been the presence of "Mary Poppins" stars Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke....
  • Review: Emma Thompson is a ripsnorter in 'Saving Mr. Banks'

    Review: Emma Thompson is a ripsnorter in 'Saving Mr. Banks'
    A creative dispute between a writer and a studio head over the direction of a prospective motion picture sounds like the kind of movie scenario only a lawyer could love. But when the writer is cranky, crusty P.L. Travers, who means it when she says "I...
  • 'Saving Mr. Banks': B.J. Novak on the 'nightmare' of writers' rooms

    'Saving Mr. Banks': B.J. Novak on the 'nightmare' of writers' rooms
    On one level, the new historical dramedy "Saving Mr. Banks" chronicles the efforts of studio head Walt Disney (Tom Hanks) to persuade the cantankerous British author P.L. Travers (Emma Thompson) to allow her "Mary Poppins" children's books to be made into...