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  • With 'Vampire Diaries' and 'Originals,' Julie Plec is queen of CW

    With 'Vampire Diaries' and 'Originals,' Julie Plec is queen of CW
    It's the sound most have learned to ignore when she's around. Where there is Julie Plec, the co-creator of "The Vampire Diaries," there's a near constant hum — a sort of real-life soundtrack that rivals the intense, forlorn music on the popular CW...
  • Reviews: Fox's 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' cracks wise, 'Dads' not so much

     Reviews: Fox's 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' cracks wise, 'Dads' not so much
    Fox premieres two new sitcoms Tuesday. One I would recommend; the other, I would not. Let's begin with the better: "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," which deems Andy Samberg ready for prime time, is set in a New York police precinct; its noble lineage runs back...
  • Has 'The Daily Show' Bumped 'SNL' as TV's Premiere Comedy Launchpad?

    Has "The Daily Show" supplanted "Saturday Night Live" as a launching pad for modern comedy talent? It's a judgment call, but in light of the latest budding star to break out of the former, a barroom debate well worth having. Word that John Oliver has...
  • TV This Week Nov. 17 - 23: 'Doctor Who' on BBC America

    TV This Week Nov. 17 - 23: 'Doctor Who' on BBC America
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 17 - 23, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SUNDAY That's a mandroid, baby! Michael Ealy...
  • Review: 'Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley' recalls a trailblazer

    Review: 'Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley' recalls a trailblazer
    "Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley," in which the former directs a film about the latter, premieres Monday on HBO. It is an homage and a celebration, with something of a high-class homemade feel. The first black female comic to make it in the...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' on Fox

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 17 - 23, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The African Americans: Many Rivers...
  • Scarlett Johansson: Why Oscar Voters Need to Consider 'Her' Performance

    It's the 21st century, and technology and the economy have changed everything. As a result, we have discarded a lot of old notions -- and it's time to dump several others. For example, let's get abolish the idea that an actor needs to be seen on camera...
  • TV This Week Feb. 9 - 15: 'The Night That Changed America' on CBS

    TV This Week Feb. 9 - 15: 'The Night That Changed America' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 9 - 15, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   See latest XXII Winter Olympics TV schedule here.   --------------------...
  • Before 'Tonight Show,' Jimmy Fallon was a movie star -- kind of

    Before 'Tonight Show,' Jimmy Fallon was a movie star -- kind of
    Jimmy Fallon debuts tonight as host of the revamped "Tonight Show." But when the comedian left "Saturday Night Live" in 2004, he was hoping to join the long list of "SNL" alums like Chevy Chase, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Eddie Murphy, Will Farrell...
  • Chicago's Robert Townsend talks Cosby, Second City and a 1-man show

     Chicago's Robert Townsend talks Cosby, Second City and a 1-man show
    Here's something you may not know about Bill Cosby. "He orders lunch for everyone," Robert Townsend said when I reached him in Los Angeles by phone. "Usually somebody like a production assistant does that. But he will call the restaurant himself and...
  • Robert D. Wachs, Eddie Murphy Manager, Producer, Dies at 72

    Robert D. Wachs, who discovered comedian Eddie Murphy, managed him for more than a decade and produced a number of his films, died of pancreatic cancer in Manhattan on December 2. He was 73. In 1975 Wachs co-founded the Comic Strip in New York City,...
  • Jerry Bruckheimer, Paramount reach three-year first-look deal

    Jerry Bruckheimer is going back to Paramount Pictures. The veteran producer and the studio have signed a three-year agreement for theatrical films beginning in April, the parties said Friday.  This comes less than three months after the Walt Disney...