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  • Tonight: ‘The Americans’ debuts; greatest Super Bowl commercials; Lindbergh baby kidnapping

     
    Thursday will mark the start of the February ratings period, so Wednesday has more than its share of repeats as networks save fresh episodes for later. You'll get reruns of “The Middle” and “Modern Family” on ABC and “...
  • 'Love Boat' Producer Henry Colman Dies at 89

    'Love Boat' Producer Henry Colman Dies at 89
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Henry Colman, a television producer and executive best known for his work on "The Love Boat" has died. Colman got his start in the early days of commercial television as a production coordinator on the musical show "Easy Does It."...
  • James Arness dies at 88; TV's Marshal Dillon on landmark 'Gunsmoke' series

    James Arness dies at 88; TV's Marshal Dillon on landmark 'Gunsmoke' series
    James Arness, the towering actor best known for portraying Marshal Matt Dillon, the strong and commanding symbol of frontier justice on the landmark TV western series "Gunsmoke," died Friday. He was 88. Arness died of natural causes at his home in...
  • Remembering Harry Morgan, Peter Falk, James Arness …

     
    When it comes to retrospectives on film industry luminaries lost in a year, Turner Classic Movies usually delivers. The cable channel has come through again. Take a look at the montage for 2011:...
  • Hollywood Star Walk: James Arness

    <b>Hollywood Star Walk:</b> James Arness
  • Best Movies Where L.A. Is Wrecked

     
    Seeing as how aliens are attacking Los Angeles again in the new movie release “Battle of L.A.,” I thought it might be fun to look at the best films in which that city is destroyed or under siege. Filmmakers seem......
  • James Arness of ‘Gunsmoke’: TV legend and crime deterrent

     
    James Arness, who died Friday at age 88, pulled off the hardest kind of acting on "Gunsmoke." He made a forceful and enduring impression with a subtle, determined approach. He didn't hog the screen or chew the scenery. He simply was Matt Dillon. At 6-...
  • Appreciation: James Arness, 1923-2011

     
    In his size -- he was 6-foot-7 -- and his centeredness, James Arness suggested John Wayne, to whose production company he was under contract before he became the star of “Gunsmoke.” For 20 years, from 1955 to 1975, Arness, who......
  • Voices: James Arness, 1923 – 2011

     
    James Arness, from “Them!” to “Gunsmoke” and "How the West Was Won." Times TV critic Howard Rosenberg interviewed Arness (or tried to) in 1981 as he began working on “McClain’s Law.” Arness was thrifty with his...
  • 'Gunsmoke' star James Arness dies‎

     
    James Arness, who appeared in TV's landmark 'Gunsmoke' dies at 88....
  • Thursday's Highlights: 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' on ABC

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 5 - 11 in PDF format TV listings for the week of June 5 - 11 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • Television 'Pioneers' reflect again

    Television has been part of so many people's lives for so long, there's always an audience for its past. If there weren't, Nick at Nite and TV Land likely wouldn't exist, nor would have the 2008 PBS miniseries "Pioneers of Television." Each of its...