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Peter Riegert

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  • About 'About Last Night...,' the Chicago version

    About 'About Last Night...,' the Chicago version
    The weekend of '80s remakes is upon us, with both 1981's "Endless Love" and 1987's "RoboCop" opening in theaters, plus one more that taps into a strange sentimental teenage memory for me: 1986's "About Last Night…" Though fundamentally a...
  • 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...
  • New 'Doctor Who' Peter Capaldi's genre-hopping movie past

    On Sunday night, when Scottish-born actor Peter Capaldi was revealed to be taking over the magic screwdriver to portray Doctor Who in the cultishly popular BBC sci-fi series of the same name, many American fans greeted the news with some confusion....
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Hawaii Five-0' on CBS

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Hawaii Five-0' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 29 - Oct. 5, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES MasterChef: Junior  The young...
  • Review: ABC's 'Back in the Game' finds James Caan in fine Dad form

     Review: ABC's 'Back in the Game' finds James Caan in fine Dad form
    Imperfect, impossible and irascible dads are in heavy rotation this fall, with comedic paternal roles drawing big-ticket names including Robin Williams, Michael J. Fox, Peter Riegert and now James Caan. Caan is the costar of ABC's "Back in the Game,"...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Tonight: 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine,' 'America's Got Talent,' 'Latino Americans'

    Tonight: 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine,' 'America's Got Talent,' 'Latino Americans'
    Things will be exceedingly busy next week as the TV season officially begins. But Tuesday's (tonight's) schedule offers some major programs. The highlights: Performances by the final six acts on "America's Got Talent" at 9 on NBC. Those acts include...
  • Montreal Film Review: 'At Middleton'

    An innocuous midlife romantic comedy set over the course of a few hours, "At Middleton" Andy Garcia and Vera Farmiga as two parents brought together as they tour a prospective college campus with their respective 18-year-olds. Naturally, opposites attract...
  • 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...