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Peter Riegert

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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • TCA: Cast and Creatives of Fox's 'Dads' Defend Racist, Sexist Humor

    Journos approached the panel for Fox comedy "Dads" with guns blazing, launching question after question at the cast of the Seth MacFarlane comedy regarding the offensive humor featured in the program's pilot. MacFarlane himself was not present at the...
  • Fall 2013 New Shows: Comedy

     
    Fall 2013 New Shows: Comedy — A preview of the new comedy TV series coming in the fall 2013 season. (All times Eastern/Pacific) The Michael J. Fox Show NBC Premieres: Sept. 26 at 9pm Airs: Thursdays at 9:30pm Who’s In It? Michael J. Fox,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...