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  • TV picks for the week of Sept. 21-27

    Now we're talkin' well, watchin' (please don't talk unless there's a commercial on). The broadcast networks' primetime season kicks off with enough new and returning programming to choke your DVR. Here's what caught my eye this week: Sunday: "Madam...
  • YouTube's Smosh Guys on Making Their First Movie: 'We Had to Learn How to Act'

    For YouTube stars Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox -- proprietors of popular comedy channel Smosh -- embarking on a feature-length movie was worlds apart from their day jobs. The duo star in "The Smosh Movie," a madcap misadventure based on their YouTube...
  • 'SNL' writer cheers on Girl Scouts

    'SNL' writer cheers on Girl Scouts
    When "Saturday Night Live" opens its 40th season Saturday, a Central Florida mainstay on the NBC show will be helping a good cause locally. Paula Pell, a writer and consultant at "SNL" for 20 years, will be mistress of ceremonies at the 17th Annual...
  • Networks' need for hit sitcoms is no laughing matter

    Networks' need for hit sitcoms is no laughing matter
    There's a backstage drama happening this fall on TV, and it's all about comedy. The major networks are in a sitcom slump, unable to generate the kind of magic found in shows like "Seinfeld," "Friends" and "The Big Bang Theory." ------------ For...
  • Actor Rob Schneider Returning To His Stand-Up Roots

    Actor Rob Schneider Returning To His Stand-Up Roots
    Rob Schneider has returned to his entertainment roots. The perpetually busy actor is hitting the stage for a brief stand-up run, which stops Friday, Sept. 26,  at the Hu Ke Lau. "Getting up there and doing my material was always my first passion,"...
  • Kenan Thompson leaving 'Saturday Night Live'? Not so fast

    Kenan Thompson leaving 'Saturday Night Live'? Not so fast
    Is "Saturday Night Live" about to lose Kenan Thompson?  TMZ is reporting that Thompson will be leaving the long-running late-night show at the end of this season to pursue other opportunities in television.  A repertory player since 2003, Thompson...
  • Report: Another shakeup at 'Saturday Night Live'

    Report: Another shakeup at 'Saturday Night Live'
    TMZ reports that yet another cast member is leaving the venerable "Saturday Night Live" sketch comedy show. The 40th season of the show begins Saturday, Sept. 27 with guest host Chris Pratt. To read TMZ's report on who is leaving after this season,...
  • Review: 'The Skeleton Twins' ★★ 1/2

    Review: 'The Skeleton Twins' ★★ 1/2
    Some weeks at the movies are like this. You settle for wonderful actors doing some wonderful acting with scripts that support those efforts even as they limit them. In "The Skeleton Twins," Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader play Maggie and Milo, grown twins...
  • 'Saturday Night Live' Shuffle: Comic Pete Davidson Joins As Featured Player

    Young comedian Pete Davidson will join "Saturday Night Live" as a featured player, a spokeswoman for the program confirmed Monday, bringing into sharper focus the venerable late-night program's lineup as it prepares to enter its landmark 40th season on...
  • 'Saturday Night Live' Shuffle: Michael Che to Replace Cecily Strong as 'Weekend Update' Anchor

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Comedian/writer Michael Che will replace Cecily Strong on the "Weekend Update" anchor desk for "Saturday Night Live's" 40th season. NBC confirmed the change late Thursday. Che will serve as co-anchor alongside Colin Jost,...
  • Aisha Tyler to host PEN Awards with appearance by Amy Poehler

    Aisha Tyler to host PEN Awards with appearance by Amy Poehler
    The PEN literary awards celebrate many things: People who write under threat of danger, West Coast authors of outstanding books, significant screenwriters and longtime literary figures. Held at the Beverly Hills Hotel each fall, the annual awards ceremony...
  • TV This Week Sept. 21 - 27: 'The Good Wife' on CBS

    TV This Week Sept. 21 - 27: 'The Good Wife' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 21 - 27, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY Agatha Christie's Miss Marple (Julia...