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  • 'Dads,' 'Surviving Jack' and 'Enlisted' axed by Fox

    'Dads,' 'Surviving Jack' and 'Enlisted' axed by Fox
    Fox's "Dads," which came under fire for what critics and others saw as offensive humor, has been canceled, along with two other freshman comedies, "Enlisted" and "Surviving Jack." "Dads" in particular has been a lightning rod for Fox, even before its...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'American Experience' on KOCE

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'American Experience' on KOCE
    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.   --------------------...
  • Fox's 'Dads,' weathering criticism, is finishing first season

     Fox's 'Dads,' weathering criticism, is finishing first season
    On Fox's Stage 20 in Century City, tension was building during a rehearsal of the television network's freshman comedy "Dads." The disharmony had nothing to do with the cloud that has hung over "Dads" since even before its launch last September when...
  • 'Rock Critic' hits an honest chord

    'Rock Critic' hits an honest chord
    If you had to guess what kind of play "How to Be a Rock Critic" might be from its title alone, precedent would strongly suggest some kind of comic-absurdist romp. After all, it's not unusual for scoffing to be on the agenda when critics turn up as...
  • Gordon Parks' short films spotlight the overlooked

    Gordon Parks' short films spotlight the overlooked
    "This is the story of a black man," director Gordon Parks says, staring into the camera. "Look at him and know that to destroy him is to destroy yourself." The film is "Diary of a Harlem Family," a 20-minute documentary from 1968. Sitting beside Parks...
  • 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...
  • TV Review: 'Dads'

    Although it became fashionable during the TV critics tour to be wildly offended by "Dads," the exaggerated tumult the show engendered shouldn't eclipse its general badness, in the process squandering the promise of Peter Riegert and Martin Mull in the...
  • TV This Week Sept. 15 - 21: 'Great Performances' on PBS

    TV This Week Sept. 15 - 21: 'Great Performances' on PBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 15 - 21, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SUNDAY Our favorite foodie finds himself in...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'The Mindy Project' on Fox

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'The Mindy Project' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 15 - 21, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Dads Two college buddies (Giovanni...
  • Martin Mull is back on TV with Fox’s controversial “Dads”

     
    With nearly 40 years of TV experience behind him, you might wonder if Martin Mull would still get excited about a new project. For every successful run he's had — your Fernwood Tonight, Roseanne — he's had other here-and-gone experiences...
  • Is Seth MacFarlane's 'Dads' worst-reviewed show of fall TV season?

    Is Seth MacFarlane's 'Dads' worst-reviewed show of fall TV season?
    Give Seth MacFarlane credit for uniting America's cranky TV critics. They all seem to hate his new sitcom "Dads." Premiering Tuesday night, the new Fox show stars Giovanni Ribisi and Seth Green as two video-game entrepreneurs whose AARP-aged fathers...
  • Fall TV Preview: From 'Sleepy Hollow' to 'Ravenswood' to 'Atlantis'

    Fall TV Preview: From 'Sleepy Hollow' to 'Ravenswood' to 'Atlantis'
    The Fall Season is here, people. And though premieres will happen up and down what is still anachronistically called a dial, the season remains mainly the domain of the broadcast networks — which seem bent for the moment not on aping cable TV, as...