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  • Jim Lange dies at 81; best-known as host of 'The Dating Game'

    Jim Lange dies at 81; best-known as host of 'The Dating Game'
    Jim Lange was the original and best-known host of a television show that has come to be identified with the swinging late 1960s and 1970s: "The Dating Game." "We were really the first reality show," he said in a 2002 Times interview, "paving the way for...
  • Broad announces Murakami, Martin for Un-Private Collection series

    Broad announces Murakami, Martin for Un-Private Collection series
    The opening of the Broad museum in downtown Los Angeles may have been pushed back to 2015, but its art-focused lecture series, “The Un-Private Collection,” is proceeding full steam ahead. The series, which pairs contemporary artists from the...
  • Steve Martin wittily pitches in for PBS

    Steve Martin wittily pitches in for PBS
    Pledge-break messages tend to be something that public television and radio audiences tolerate rather than welcome, but Steve Martin is riding to the rescue with a witty clip he shot for PBS stations to air during fundraising campaigns starting next...
  • Oscar 2014. Hooray for Hollywood. Hooray for Ellen (for sure!)

    "ELOQUENCE is a painting of the thoughts," said Blaise Pascal. WELL, many of Sunday night's Oscar winners dipped brushes into their palette and came up with some of the most exquisitely touching and meaningful speeches of any Oscar telecast. I don't...
  • Actress Didi Conn Explains Her Voice And Attraction To 'Underpants'

    Actress Didi Conn Explains Her Voice And Attraction To 'Underpants'
    An agent once asked actress Didi Conn, "Do you really talk that way?" It was a voice that sounded like a Brooklyn pixie and the young woman fresh from American Musical Dramatic Academy landed a root beer commercial, one of scores she made over the...
  • Sky's The Limit For Michigan's Greensky Bluegrass

    Sky's The Limit For Michigan's Greensky Bluegrass
    Traditional, neo-traditional, progressive, newgrass, cybergrass... whew. Bluegrass has gotten pretty complicated. Greensky Bluegrass, a five-man acoustic outfit from Kalamazoo, Mich., stumbled onto a simple, winning formula: 1) play tons of live shows,...
  • Grammys 2014: Live coverage of the pre-show winners

    Grammys 2014: Live coverage of the pre-show winners
    Welcome to the 2014 edition of brunch time at the Grammy Awards. The big concert extravaganza at Staples Center isn't for a few hours yet (5 p.m. Pacific time and tape-delayed until 8 p.m. for the West Coast), but the bulk of the Grammys will be awarded...
  • Macklemore, Daft Punk Early Winners at the Grammys

    Top nominees Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Daft Punk were among the leading winners at the pre-telecast Grammy Awards ceremony at the Nokia Theatre on Sunday afternoon. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis took a three-trophy haul, as their hit set "The Heist" scored...
  • Grammys 2014: The complete list of nominees and winners

    Grammys 2014: The complete list of nominees and winners
    Daft Punk took the top honors at the 56th Grammy Awards on Sunday when they took the awards for record of the year for "Get Lucky," with Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers, and album of the year for "Random Access Memories." They also nabbed the awards...
  • Oscars 2014: Does the telecast have to be a joke fest?

    Oscars 2014: Does the telecast have to be a joke fest?
    So Ellen DeGeneres is set to host the 86th Academy Awards next week. Nothing against her or, for that matter, Billy Crystal (who has hosted nine telecasts), Whoopi Goldberg (who has hosted four) or Steve Martin (who has done three), but when was it...
  • Dickie Smothers: 'I'm Not Dead Yet,' Shopping TV Spots

    It's a small booth on the far corner of the NATPE exhibition floor, but baby boomers and TV connoisseurs are beating a path to space No. 108 this year to shake hands with a Smothers brother. Dickie Smothers aims to launch the next chapter of his long...
  • Oscars 2014: With 'Her,' Spike Jonze gets into relationships

    Oscars 2014: With 'Her,' Spike Jonze gets into relationships
    Spike Jonze's idiosyncratic risk-taking has been rewarded with broad acclaim throughout his career, including two Directors Guild of America nods and four Oscar nominations (three this year alone for "Her"). Still, he's not immune to doubt. "To be...