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  • Emmys 2012 recap: “Homeland,” “Modern Family” win big

     
    Jon Hamm is a loser. It's not often you can write a story with that line in it, but when you're talking about the Emmys, it's a fact. Despite being the driving force behind one of the most acclaimed series in TV history, Don Draper has yet to take him...
  • 'Desperate Housewives' actress who played Mrs. McCluskey dies

    'Desperate Housewives' actress who played Mrs. McCluskey dies
    Less than three weeks after nosy neighbor Mrs. McCluskey succumbed to lung cancer on the series finale of "Desperate Housewives," Kathryn Joosten — the actress who won two Emmy Awards for portraying the television character — has died of the...
  • Friday's Talk Shows

     
    TV listings for the week of Jan. 23 - 29 in PDF format (alternate link) Weekly TV Listings can also be found at: www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv This week's TV Movies The Early Show (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Justin Bieber; Cheryl Hines.......
  • Theater review: 'Superior Donuts' at Geffen Playhouse

     
    In real life, odd couples can be tiresome with their bickering and bellyaching, but in the theater they’re usually a source of comic bliss. And there’s a memorable one on display right now at the Geffen Playhouse, where Tracy Letts’........
  • ‘Desperate Housewives’: Finale pays tribute to ‘Our Town’

     
    Offering a variation on "Our Town" might not be inspired, but Cherry was acknowledging the best. Few pieces of American drama have the staying power of "Our Town." Everything from "American Beauty" to "Lost" owes a debt to Thornton Wilder....
  • Kathryn Joosten of 'Desperate Housewives' dies at 72

     
    Kathryn Joosten, best known as the cranky neighbor on "Desperate Housewives," died Saturday of lung cancer at her Westlake Village home, her daughter-in-law, Jeremy Joosten, told The Times. She was 72....
  • “Mad Men,” “American Horror Story” lead Emmy nominations

     
    AMC's Mad Men (pictured) and FX's American Horror Story both earned 17 nods apiece as the nominations for the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced today. Television Academy Chairman and CEO Bruce Rosenblum presided over the nominations, along with...
  • 'Desperate Housewives' Actress Loses Cancer Battle

    'Desperate Housewives' Actress Loses Cancer Battle
    LOS ANGELES -- Kathryn Joosten, the Emmy-award-winning actress known for her roles on "The West Wing" and "Desperate Housewives," died Saturday after a lengthy struggle with lung cancer, her family said. She was 72. "Kathryn succumbed to her 11-year...
  • Emmys 2012: 'Mad Men,' Breaking Bad,' 'Modern Family' Earn Noms

    Emmys 2012: 'Mad Men,' Breaking Bad,' 'Modern Family' Earn Noms
    LOS ANGELES -- Stop us if you've heard this one before: HBO dominated the Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning, picking up 81 nods for viewer favorites such as "Boardwalk Empire" and "Game of Thrones" as well as comedy newcomers "Girls" and "Veep."...
  • Emmy nominations reinforce Chicago's rep as comedy training ground

    Emmy nominations reinforce Chicago's rep as comedy training ground
    Nominees for the 64th Primetime Emmys include several former Chicagoans, continuing a trend from years past. The 2011 winner for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series, Plainfield native and “Mike & Molly” star Melissa McCarthy, was again...
  • Can Betty White make it 'Hot in Cleveland'?

     
    Betty White was all over the tube this week promoting her new sitcom "Hot in Cleveland," which debuts on TV Land on Wednesday night. This first foray into an original sitcom for the cable net earned respectable reviews from the likes of the New York Times...
  • Emmy nominations smackdown: Betty White vs. Tina Fey

     
    Just how mighty is all this Betty White mania? She got an Emmy nomination, as expected, for hosting "Saturday Night Live," but she faces a fierce diva battle against "SNL" costar Tina Fey, who won the category last year for her Sarah Palin spoof. Oh,...