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  • NBC News' Tom Brokaw reveals cancer diagnosis

    NBC News' Tom Brokaw reveals cancer diagnosis
    NBC News special correspondent Tom Brokaw revealed on Tuesday that he has been diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a type of cancer than affects the white blood cells in bone marrow. The 74-year-old former anchor of "NBC Nightly News" is currently...
  • Gendler, Connolly Upped at AMC/Sundance Channel Global

    MADRID - Two of the executives who are shaping AMC/Sundance Channel Global's roll-out around the world have been upped at the company, Gail Gendler to vice president, acquisitions, and Patrick Connolly to VP, programming and scheduling. Both will...
  • Why late-night kingdoms are tricky to pass along

    Why late-night kingdoms are tricky to pass along
    Being as Queen Elizabeth I, the so-called Virgin Queen, had no heirs, issues of succession loomed large in William Shakespeare's day. The fellow wrote constantly of what did and did not constitute "fair sequence," to borrow a phrase from "Richard II,"...
  • Was Bob Costas' Olympics eye infection caused by botched Botox?

     
    There's a new theory floating around as to the cause of Bob Costas' eye infection that sidelined him from the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics: botox....
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'The Grim Sleeper' on Lifetime

    Saturday's TV Highlights: 'The Grim Sleeper' on Lifetime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 16-22, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Nightline Prime The late night newsmagazine...
  • Charter plots next move. Gerwig lands plum role. Costas on DL.

    Charter plots next move. Gerwig lands plum role. Costas on DL.
    After the coffee. Before getting one of those Shia LaBeouf bags. The Skinny: I feel bad that I haven't been watching any of the Winter Olympics. Of course, I don't feel so bad that I'll tune in Wednesday night. Wednesday's headlines include Charter's...
  • Opening Ceremony: Commentators already threaten to ruin Olympics

    Opening Ceremony: Commentators already threaten to ruin Olympics
    NBC didn’t air the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs choir covering“Get Lucky” or T.a.T.u’s defiantly gay-friendly performance. But Friday night’s telecast of the opening ceremony for the 22nd Winter Olympics in Sochi...
  • Bob Costas will be sidelined by eye infection for a second night

    Bob Costas will be sidelined by eye infection for a second night
    Bob Costas has been tearing up a lot lately. The NBC sports broadcaster said so in a "Today" show phone interview Wednesday, blaming sensitivity to light due to a viral infection in both eyes. We suspect, however, it might have something to do with...
  • CW renews 'Arrow,' 'The Vampire Diaries,' 'Supernatural' and more

    CW renews 'Arrow,' 'The Vampire Diaries,' 'Supernatural' and more
    The CW is on an early renewal spree, announcing Thursday that "Arrow," "Reign", "The Originals," "The Vampire Diaries" and "Supernatural" will return next season. CW president Mark Pedowitz, in a statement, listed the reasons. The Tuesday pairing of...
  • Matt Lauer to Host Olympics Coverage for NBC Again Tonight, Costas Still Out

    Bob Costas will be sidelined at least another night and Matt Lauer will once again host NBC's coverage of the Olympics. Costas called in to the "Today" show Wednesday morning to tell Lauer he would be "coming out of the bullpen again tonight."...
  • McNamara's Picks: 'Tonight Show,' 'Winter Olympics,' 'House of Cards'

    McNamara's Picks: 'Tonight Show,' 'Winter Olympics,' 'House of Cards'
    "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon." Patience pays off in the end for Jimmy Fallon who takes over for Jay Leno starting Monday night. Having saved the Emmys after their disastrous "let's get the reality hosts to run the show" decision and emerged...
  • TV ratings: Wednesday's Olympics down from Vancouver 2010

    TV ratings: Wednesday's Olympics down from Vancouver 2010
    NBC's prime time Olympics coverage Wednesday was down from the comparable night for 2010's Vancouver games, but it still put a dent in "American Idol."  NBC's prime time Sochi Olympics telecast, with Matt Lauer subbing again for Bob Costas, averaged 20....