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  • Along with Colbert, the Chicago school of comedy on rise

    Along with Colbert, the Chicago school of comedy on rise
    For some in Chicago, the anointing of Stephen Colbert as the successor to David Letterman this month was a watershed, greatly-to-be-savored moment of total establishment dominance by the Chicago comedy school — as propagated by such venerable...
  • Could Chelsea Handler Stick With E! After All?

    Chelsea Handler says she's leaving E! Her manager, Irving Azoff, says she's leaving E!, too. The only entity that hasn't confirmed her departure is, well, E! itself. That's a very telling absence in all the wind and speculation blowing around the...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Pioneers of Television' on KOCE

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Pioneers of Television' on KOCE
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 20 - 26, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES 30 for 30 The sports-centered series...
  • Hey CBS: Let Colbert be 'Colbert'

    Hey CBS: Let Colbert be 'Colbert'
    Of all the great comedians Second City and Chicago's improv culture have produced, Stephen Colbert stands as one of the greatest: a true living giant. Belushi, Murray, Fey -- they're all geniuses in their own particular ways, but let's understand that the...
  • David Letterman Passes the Baton to Stephen Colbert

    Being gracious doesn't come naturally to David Letterman. So while he had already essentially provided his blessing to the choice of Stephen Colbert to replace him as host of "Late Show," CBS execs were no doubt relieved after Tuesday's program, in...
  • Stephen Colbert right at home on Letterman's 'Late Show'

    Stephen Colbert right at home on Letterman's 'Late Show'
    What kind of talk show host will Stephen Colbert be once he assumes the late night mantle at CBS?  His appearance Tuesday on "The Late Show with David Letterman" offered few clues. But there was something subtle I couldn’t help noticing: Colbert&...
  • TV Review: 'Bad Teacher'

    CBS follows its relatively rare trip into single-camera comedy, "The Crazy Ones," with the appealing "Bad Teacher," buoyed by stage actress Ari Graynor's head-turning performance (regardless of the show's success) as the title character, a newly...
  • In Upfronts, Big TV Nets' Pricing Strength Is Threatened Yet Again

    In the next few weeks, Fox is expected to spotlight a series that plays off of the popular Batman character, CBS to talk up its new slate of Thursday-night football and NBC to promote its ongoing resurgence in reaching advertisers' favorite viewers....
  • Comedy Central Picks Up Digital Series 'This Is Not Happening' for Linear TV

    Comedy Central has greenlit digital series "This Is Not Happening" for an eight-episode season to air on the linear channel -- the cabler's first promotion of a series developed by its inhouse CC:Studios unit. "This Is Not Happening" features host Ari...
  • Meg Ryan will be narrator of 'How I Met Your Mother' spinoff

    Meg Ryan will be narrator of 'How I Met Your Mother' spinoff
    If CBS decides to order the pilot of "How I Met Your Dad" to series, fans will be hearing the voice of Meg Ryan narrating the adventures of her younger self, played by Greta Gerwig. Sources say Ryan, America's onetime rom-com sweetheart, will have the...
  • Stephen Colbert continues his victory lap on 'The Daily Show'

    On Tuesday, Stephen Colbert stopped by "Late Show" to say hello to David Letterman, whom he will be replacing next year. On Wednesday, Colbert returned to "The Daily Show" to tell Jon Stewart how he had "won television." Colbert got his start as a...
  • Watch: Stephen Colbert Sends Himself off on 'The Daily Show'

    Even though Stephen Colbert won't replace David Letterman until 2015, Colbert stopped by his old stomping grounds as a send off to himself. Appearing on Jon Stewart's "The Daily Show" where Colbert used to work as a correspondent, the satirical talk show...