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  • We've come a long way since the Civil Rights Act, but not nearly far enough

    We've come a long way since the Civil Rights Act, but not nearly far enough
    "But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep." -- Robert Frost Sen. Richard Russell called it a work of "manifold evils." Sen. Barry Goldwater called it a "threat to the very essence" of America. Rep. Howard Smith called it a...
  • Inspiring Women: Dr. Maria Trent

    Inspiring Women: Dr. Maria Trent
    Maria Trent lived in the Columbia neighborhood of Running Brook during the early 1970s while her dad worked on a doctorate at the University of Maryland, College Park, and her mom taught at Waterloo Elementary. She was just 3 years old when her family...
  • New York Times Critic Blames Twitter for Shonda Rhimes Story Backlash

    The New York Times found itself in an Internet dust-up with uber producer Shonda Rhimes on Friday following the online publication of a story by TV critic Alessandra Stanley assessing Rhimes' smallscreen milieu. The story was taken to task by Rhimes...
  • Shonda Rhimes responds to 'angry black woman' New York Times piece

    Shonda Rhimes responds to 'angry black woman' New York Times piece
    "Grey's Anatomy" creator Shonda Rhimes was not flattered by the New York Times' recent essay on her talents and took to Twitter to express her frustration. On Thursday, Times TV critic Alessandra Stanley wrote an essay about how the prolific TV...
  • Fall TV season brings a new-found commitment to diversity

    In 2008, when America's broadcast networks unveiled their new TV schedules, only one show was anchored by a minority and he was a black cartoon character voiced by a white actor. Six years later, prime time is undergoing a big, multicultural change. When...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Project Runway' on Lifetime

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Project Runway' on Lifetime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 14 - 20, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES The Roosevelts: An Intimate History...
  • Report: Women's employment in prime-time TV 'plateaued' in 2013-2014

    Report: Women's employment in prime-time TV 'plateaued' in 2013-2014
    Though Julianna Margulies said in her Emmys acceptance speech that it's "a wonderful time for women on television," a report issued on Tuesday suggests that may not be the case.  Women’s employment in prime-time television has "plateaued" in the...
  • Small gems hidden among fall's mediocre TV lineup

    Viewers have seen worse. Yes, that's damning with faint praise but better to set expectations accordingly, right? The fall 2014 TV season on the broadcast networks now with NFL games on CBS Thursday night probably won't repeat the excitement of a decade...
  • For Shonda Rhimes, a TV empire built on high drama

    For Shonda Rhimes, a TV empire built on high drama
    For Shonda Rhimes, Thursday is Thursday. For much of America, Thursday might as well be renamed Shondaday in recognition of the TV savant's prime-time conquest. As if the back-to-back helping of "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" weren't enough Rhimes-...
  • Fall TV 2014: Quick takes on all the new shows

    Warning: Your television is about to be slammed with a mind-boggling array of new shows featuring everything from comic book titans and political power players to kooky sitcom families, to one really bad judge. Yes, it's overwhelming, but we're here...
  • Season Preview 2014: What to watch on TV in Orlando

    Season Preview 2014: What to watch on TV in Orlando
    Here are the synopses, time slots and premiere dates, where available, for new series and programs from the broadcast networks, cable channels and PBS. Schedules can change. TV critic Hal Boedeker assesses the programs. ABC SELFIE, 8 p.m. Tuesday:...
  • Q&A: Red Lotus Studios Head Rickey Minor

    After a storied career as a producer, bandleader, bassist and composer, Rickey Minor was introduced to mainstream America as bandleader for "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" and longtime musical director of "American Idol." Now he's taken over an old...