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  • Emmys: ‘Homeland,’ Claire Danes, Damian Lewis win; ‘Modern Family’ repeats

     
    The Emmys mostly served up a repeat night Sunday as old favorites collected the prizes. So the greatest excitement surrounded the freshman winners from  Showtime's “Homeland.” The espionage thriller was named best drama series, ending the...
  • ‘Argo’: Ben Affleck puts TV actors to work; hello, Adrienne Barbeau!

     
    Long before he became a film actor and director, Ben Affleck was a TV actor. Do you remember him as quarterback Joe Willie Clemons in “Against the Grain”? Probably not. The series lasted just a season — 1993-94 — on NBC, but it was...
  • WUCF TV moving to Channel 2 on Bright House

     
    Do you know where your PBS station is? Starting Nov. 15, PBS station WUCF will be in a new spot for many viewers — or an old spot, depending on your view. The change was prompted by the University of Central Florida's purchase of WMFE's Channel 24....
  • An '80s sitcom gets a hilariously naughty spoofing in 'The Facts of Life: The Lost Episode'

    An '80s sitcom gets a hilariously naughty spoofing in 'The Facts of Life: The Lost Episode'
    “The Facts of Life: The Lost Episode” is loud. The randy, rowdy, raunchy show (“play” is much too precious, and “comedy” doesn’t begin to cover it) bangs and booms in the cozy, black-box theater Empire Stage...
  • 'Homeland,' 'Modern Family' Win Big at Emmys

    'Homeland,' 'Modern Family' Win Big at Emmys
    LOS ANGELES -- Showtime's psychological thriller "Homeland" upstaged the more established dramas at the 64th Primetime Emmys Sunday night, winning four Emmys, including the top drama series honor. ABC's "Modern Family" also captured four comedy awards,...
  • 'Homeland' crashes Emmy party, takes major awards

    'Homeland' crashes Emmy party, takes major awards
    "Homeland" played the role of spoiler Sunday at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards, taking prizes that seemed reserved for the likes of "Mad Men" and "Breaking Bad." Showtime's espionage thriller was named best drama, blocking the chance for AMC's "Mad Men"...
  • 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."...
  • Toronto Film Festival to open with Joseph Gordon-Levitt's 'Looper'

    Toronto Film Festival to open with Joseph Gordon-Levitt's 'Looper'
    The Toronto International Film Festival has chosen "Looper," director Rian Johnson's "thinking-man actioner" starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis, to open its 10-day event starting Sept. 6. The film stars Gordon-Levitt as a time-traveling...
  • 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'

    'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'
    Several terrific British acting veterans - including Judi Dench, who was guided to her "Shakespeare in Love" Oscar by this film's director, John Madden - star in this engaging tale of several retirees who invest their money in a site in India, where...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Orphan Black'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Orphan Black'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 2 - 8, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- TV HIGHLIGHTS SERIES Orphan Black Sarah...
  • PopSugar Live broadcast goes live -- online

    PopSugar Live broadcast goes live -- online
    From the control room, the producer gave host Matthew Rodrigues the cue to launch into a celebrity news segment featuring a Valentine’s Day update on Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart -- she didn’t travel to Australia to visit him during...
  • Downton Abbey's Mrs. Patmore dishes on life in that TV kitchen

    Downton Abbey's Mrs. Patmore dishes on life in that TV kitchen
    Actress Lesley Nicol was in Chicago for a few days minus the white apron and cap she wears in the kitchen of PBS-TV’s “Downton Abbey.” She was here to bring the story of legendary English pianist Myra Hess to a sold-out crowd at the...