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  • Reese Witherspoon's 'Wild,' Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater' enter awards race

    Reese Witherspoon's 'Wild,' Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater' enter awards race
    Two new films have joined this year's crop of award-season hopefuls: Reese Witherspoon's next movie, "Wild," and Jon Stewart's directorial debut, "Rosewater." Fox Searchlight has set a Dec. 5 release date for "Wild," the studio announced Monday, placing...
  • Stan Van Gundy's departure for Detroit a big loss for community

    Stan Van Gundy's departure for Detroit a big loss for community
    Former Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy is a man for all seasons. He's been at the forefront to help raise money for Seminole County schools. He's served on the board of directors for the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens. He's been a strong...
  • After third year, some wins, but challenges ahead for Emanuel

    After third year, some wins, but challenges ahead for Emanuel
    There was something missing as Mayor Rahm Emanuel spoke on the Far Northwest Side in March to offer an explanation on what City Hall was doing about the roads after a winter that "left nothing but potholes and pockmarks throughout the city of Chicago."...
  • John Oliver got mocked by friends for crying on 'The Daily Show'

    John Oliver got mocked by friends for crying on 'The Daily Show'
    When John Oliver left "The Daily Show" in December to launch a new weekly show on HBO, host Jon Stewart surprised him with a video tribute to his 7-1/2 years on the Comedy Central show. Overcome with emotion, Oliver broke down in tears and gave Stewart...
  • Craig Ferguson leaving CBS' 'Late Late Show' in December

    Craig Ferguson leaving CBS' 'Late Late Show' in December
    Craig Ferguson's nights of dancing with the fake horse are numbered. The Scottish-born host of CBS' "The Late Late Show" told his studio audience during Monday's taping that he will leave in December when his current contract expires. "CBS and I are...
  • John Oliver goes for in-depth comedy with 'Last Week Tonight' on HBO

    John Oliver goes for in-depth comedy with 'Last Week Tonight' on HBO
    NEW YORK — John Oliver will have the crab cakes — but that's all, thanks. In a private dining room at HBO's plush headquarters overlooking Bryant Park in midtown Manhattan, a waitress in a crisp black uniform asks the 37-year-old comedian if...
  • Stephen Colbert to CBS. 'Rio 2' will fly high. Down upfront?

    Stephen Colbert to CBS. 'Rio 2' will fly high. Down upfront?
    After the coffee. Before getting ready to fly back to D.C. The Skinny: Traveling to D.C. on Saturday for Passover on Monday. Given the cost of flying and renting a car, this will be a very expensive Seder. Don't worry, eating matzo won't stop me from...
  • The News Business Needs a Few Good Hypocrites

    With print news migrating to a Web environment that's as motivated by traffic as TV is by ratings, the time is fast approaching when anyone who dares criticize media excess will be immediately open to charges of hypocrisy. To that I say: Send in the...
  • Stephen Colbert says he has 'huge shoes to fill' replacing Letterman

    Following the news that he would be taking over "The Late Show" from David Letterman, Stephen Colbert took a moment on his show Thursday to pay tribute to his predecessor. He also addressed, albeit indirectly, his own promotion to one of the most...
  • 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...
  • TV This Week, April 27-May 3: 'Last Week Tonight With John Oliver'

    TV This Week, April 27-May 3: 'Last Week Tonight With John Oliver'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 27 - May 3, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY Tweens and pre-tweens can get an eyeful...
  • John Oliver: The Al Jazeera America of comedy news?

    John Oliver: The Al Jazeera America of comedy news?
    If "The Daily Show” is MSNBC and "The Colbert Report" is Fox, then "Last Week Tonight With John Oliver," which debuted Sunday night on HBO is ... Al Jazeera America. Ever since the BBC debuted "That Was the Week That Was" in 1962 (Note to Oliver:...