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  • TV Review: CNN's 'The Sixties'

    Tethered to the rather sobering notion that the youngest baby boomers are turning 50 this year, CNN's "The Sixties" provides a nostalgic if not particularly insightful look at that tumultuous decade, one that inevitably features considerable overlap as it...
  • Q&A: Brad Falchuk and Noah Hawley Reap Benefits From Movie Stars' Move to TV

    Brad Falchuk ("American Horror Story") and Noah Hawley ("Fargo") didn't know each other well when they sat down for our Variety conversation, but by the time our hour together was over, the two showrunners had bonded over a mutual respect for their bosses...
  • Writers' Rooms Vs. Solo Scribes: Where Does TV Creativity Flourish Best?

    The writers' room has become a staple of American television production. But look to our British friends across the pond, and they've got other ideas. Imagine: one writer, penning all the episodes of a show. No writers' room. No shared concept. Just...
  • David Weiss, renowned oboist who also played the musical saw, dies at 67

    David Weiss, renowned oboist who also played the musical saw, dies at 67
    David Weiss was a world-renowned oboist who spent 30 years with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. But that's not what got him featured appearances on "The Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson and "Prairie Home Companion." In an unlikely pairing for a...
  • Coen Brothers' 'Hail, Caesar!' acquired by Universal, adds Josh Brolin

    Coen Brothers' 'Hail, Caesar!' acquired by Universal, adds Josh Brolin
    Joel and Ethan Coen's next film, "Hail, Caesar!," has been acquired by Universal Pictures and will star Josh Brolin alongside George Clooney, the studio announced Monday. The Oscar-winning siblings will direct from their own original screenplay about...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Awkward' on MTV

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Awkward' on MTV
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 13 - 19, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Pioneers of Television Jerry Seinfeld, Bob...
  • Review: 'Fading Gigolo' ★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Fading Gigolo' ★&#9733 1/2
    Perhaps at some point it will again be possible to write the name Woody Allen and go from there. But after a year marked by artistic highs and controversial lows for the filmmaker, it seems impossible. All you'll find on the docket today is a look at...
  • Stagecoach music festival shows an embrace of country's cousins

     Stagecoach music festival shows an embrace of country's cousins
    That Dustin Lynch played a Justin Timberlake song Sunday at the Stagecoach Country Music Festival hardly seemed a big deal. A proud native of Memphis, Tenn., Timberlake is almost certain to make his own country album one day, and he's already...
  • Tilda Swinton on Why She Doesn't Consider Herself an Actor

    Tilda Swinton has always exuded an otherworldly aura. Maybe it's the pale, almost translucent skin that highlights her steely blue eyes. She speaks with such rabid intelligence that even a casual conversation sounds like it was scripted by Dorothy Parker....
  • Billy Bob Thornton says his 'Fargo' character is 'like an alligator'

    Billy Bob Thornton says his 'Fargo' character is 'like an alligator'
    Since his star-making turn nearly two decades ago as the mentally challenged Karl Childers in "Sling Blade," Billy Bob Thornton has been known for what may best be described as playing expressive eccentrics. There was a bad Santa, an astronaut farmer...
  • Review: 'Fading Gigolo' is funny, touching

    Perhaps at some point it will again be possible to write the name Woody Allen and go from there. But after a year marked by artistic highs and controversial lows for the filmmaker, it seems impossible. To address the elephant in the room, all you'll...
  • 'True Detective,' 'Fargo,' 'Silicon Valley' among Emmy up-and-comers

     'True Detective,' 'Fargo,' 'Silicon Valley' among Emmy up-and-comers
    With new content providers blooming like tomato plants in June and more new shows than anyone can reasonably watch, the television awards season offers a brutal winnowing process. Only a handful of programs that premiered this qualifying year are likely...