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  • TV This Week for Oct. 31st – Nov. 6th

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 31 - Nov. 6 in PDF format Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here This week's TV Movies SUNDAY When contestants on the British edition of “Big Brother”......
  • This weekend: Grammy legends; ‘Extreme Makeover’ in Cocoa; Dwight Howard on ‘Cleveland Show’; Marge Simpson goes gray

     
    The weekend's biggest show will be the Grammys, which unfold from 8 to 11:30 p.m. Sunday on CBS. The awards are usually about today's biggest hitmakers, but this year's telecast is making a big deal over legends. And why not? Bob Dylan, Barbra Streisand...
  • TCM salutes Lucille Ball, Marlon Bando, Bette Davis, Cary Grant, many others

     
    Of special note: TCM on Saturday, Aug. 6, salutes Lucille Ball, one of TV's greatest stars, who gained her training over many years in the movies. Viewers will get to see her Technicolor beauty in "Du Barry Was a Lady," her teaming with Desi Arnaz in "The...
  • The Arts on TV: Renee Fleming in 'Capriccio'; 'Spider-Man'

     
    “Great Performances at the Met” 12:30 p.m., Sunday KVCR: Capriccio: Renée Fleming performs Strauss' “Capriccio.” With Joseph Kaiser and Sarah Connolly....
  • TCM unveils list of 10 most influential silent films

     
    Turner Classic Movies has unveiled a list of the 10 most influential silent films....
  • Around Town: Marvel legend Stan Lee hosts 'Avengers' screening

     
    Marvel Comics' guru Stan Lee will be honored with the Ronald Reagan Foundation "Great Communicator" Award and will host a screening of "The Avengers," which is opening theatrically this weekend, at the Catalina Film Festival. The festival, which runs...
  • Universal Pictures salute showcases century of crowd-pleasing fare

     
    “Universal Pictures: Celebrating 100 Years,” a fascinating UCLA Film & Television Archive series starting Friday at the Hammer Museum's Billy Wilder Theater in Westwood, is being put on to celebrate what UCLA describes as “the oldest...
  • Small Wonders: Becoming purposeful tourists

    Small Wonders: Becoming purposeful tourists
    Keeping the kids entertained is a parent's primary job. It ranks higher than feeding and cleanliness. In the throes of a good time, hunger and head lice are but minor annoyances. With a free day, where could the wife and I take the kids without...
  • Silent movies are the talk of the future

    In Hollywood, any success brings a lot of imitators. So we can imagine this scene taking place right now at one of the big movie studios: The studio head summons his top flunky into his office. "Flunky," the studio head says, "suspend all our current...
  • 'Homer & Langley' by E.L. Doctorow

    'Homer  &   Langley' by E.L. Doctorow
    Homer & Langley A Novel E.L. Doctorow Random House: 208 pp., $26 E.L. Doctorow is the Lon Chaney of American fiction: man of a thousand faces, portrayer of a thousand lives. Since the publication of his first novel, "Welcome to Hard Times," in 1960,...
  • Susanna Foster dies at 84; costarred in 1943 version of 'Phantom'

    Susanna Foster dies at 84; costarred in 1943 version of 'Phantom'
    Susanna Foster, a singer and 1940s leading lady whose most famous role was the terrorized prima donna in the first talking version of "Phantom of the Opera," died Saturday of heart failure at the Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, N.J., according...
  • Forrest J Ackerman, writer-editor who coined 'sci-fi,' dies at 92

    Forrest J Ackerman, writer-editor who coined 'sci-fi,' dies at 92
    Forrest J Ackerman, who influenced a generation of young horror-movie fans with Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine and spent a lifetime amassing what has been called the world's largest personal collection of science-fiction and fantasy memorabilia, has...