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  • 'Last Comic Standing' Hit by Editors Strike

    Non-union editors and assistant editors working on NBC's "Last Comic Standing" have struck the show in an effort to unionize the post-production work. Monday's strike took place a few weeks before its scheduled May 22 premiere. J.B. Smoove (pictured...
  • Editing team of 'Last Comic Standing' on strike receives union support

    Editing team of 'Last Comic Standing' on strike receives union support
    Union members turned out to support the editing team behind the NBC reality show “Last Comic Standing” on Tuesday and picketed outside the Hollywood Production Center in Glendale for the workers’ right to unionize. Fifteen editors and...
  • 'Last Comic Standing' Strike Ends with Union Deal

    The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has unionized the post-production editors on NBC's "Last Comic Standing" after a two-day strike. Local 700 of IATSE announced Tuesday it had reached a deal with NBCUniversal: "Thanks to the courage and...
  • 'Last Comic Standing' editors return to work after walkout

    'Last Comic Standing' editors return to work after walkout
    No joke: The walkout by editors and assistant editors on the NBC show "Last Comic Standing" is over after less than two days. An official with the Motion Picture Editors Guild said 15 workers returned to work Wednesday morning after the union reached an...
  • Roseanne Barr, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Russell Peters to Judge NBC's New 'Last Comic Standing'

    NBC's "Last Comic Standing" will return May 22 with new judges Roseanne Barr, Keenen Ivory Wayans and Russell Peters, and new host JB Smoove. The 13-episode reality competition show will start with 100 American comics, all of whom were invited to...
  • NBC Summer Slate Robust in Original Scripted Series

    Six original scripted series, as well as a new original alternative series, will join NBC's summer line-up, the network announced Wednesday. The slate is heavy on comedies, with the Amy Poehler-produced "Welcome to Sweden," which is based on her...
  • NBC unveils loaded summer programming lineup

    NBC unveils loaded summer programming lineup
    NBC announced its summer programming lineup on Wednesday, which includes six new scripted series, a new unscripted series, as well as new seasons of "Last Comic Standing," "America's Got Talent" and "American Ninja Warrior." In its announcement, the...
  • Netflix Enters Oscar Race with Documentary Acquisition 'The Square'

    First Netflix crashed the Emmy party. Now the streaming service is poised to do same at the Oscars. Weeks after picking up its first statuette for original series "House of Cards," Netflix is set to join the awards hunt on the film front with its first...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'The Middle' on ABC

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'The Middle' on ABC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 6 - 12, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- Arrow Felicity and Diggle (Emily Bett Rickards,...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Dream School' on Sundance

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'Dream School' on Sundance
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 13 - 19, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES   The Voice The battle rounds...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Sean Saves the World' on NBC

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 13 - 19, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Big Bang Theory A fight with...
  • Toronto: Jared Leto of 'Dallas Buyers Club' Returns to Acting in Astonishing Fashion

    Though Matthew McConaughey is drawing fervent praise for his performance in "Dallas Buyers Club" after its Saturday premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, the revelation is Jared Leto, appearing in his first film in six years. Talking on...