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  • In Joey Dedio's 'Tio Papi,' all you need is love

    In Joey Dedio's 'Tio Papi,' all you need is love
    Actor, writer and producer Joey Dedio moved from New York to Miami Beach four years ago with dreams similar to those of the title character of his film “Tio Papi”: the weather, the nightlife, the action. But like his character, Ray Ray...
  • Jimmy Kimmel makes Barbara Walters squirm

    Jimmy Kimmel makes Barbara Walters squirm
    "The View" is in the Southland this week, running the daytime chat show from Disneyland. And in a bit of intra-network promotion, Jimmy Kimmel appeared on the show, and Barbara Walters in turn appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." Walters has interviewed...
  • Carmen Zapata dies at 86; actress launched bilingual theater company

    Carmen Zapata dies at 86; actress launched bilingual theater company
    Actress Carmen Zapata, who responded to the dearth of challenging roles for Latinos by launching a bilingual theater company in Los Angeles four decades ago, died Sunday at her Van Nuys home. She was 86. The veteran of TV, stage and film, whose...
  • Samantha Geimer tells her side of story in Roman Polanski case

    Samantha Geimer tells her side of story in Roman Polanski case
    HENDERSON, Nev. — In 2009, Samantha Geimer was watching the daytime talk show "The View" from her then-home in Hawaii when the panel took up the topic of her encounter at age 13 with director Roman Polanski. Polanski had just been arrested in...
  • Fox orders animated comedy series 'Bordertown' from Seth MacFarlane

    Fox orders animated comedy series 'Bordertown' from Seth MacFarlane
    Just when it looked like Seth MacFarlane would have only one show on Fox, the network gave a 13-episode order to a new animated comedy series called "Bordertown." With "American Dad" moving to TBS and "The Cleveland Show" getting canceled, the hugely...
  • TV picks for Nov. 18 to Nov. 24: 'Doctor Who,' 'Betas'

    TV picks for Nov. 18 to Nov. 24: 'Doctor Who,' 'Betas'
    It's "Doctor Who" anniversary week, so tune to BBC America for a lot of new programming including the 50th anniversary movie on Saturday. Here's a look at what's coming on TV for the week of Nov. 18-24. Monday, Nov. 18 Doctor Who Takeover 8 a.m. Monday,...
  • Moms Mabley documentary on HBO recalls days of the chitlin' circuit

    Moms Mabley documentary on HBO recalls days of the chitlin' circuit
    "Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley," the HBO documentary that premiered this week, follows the life of Moms Mabley, the pioneering black comedian who rose to fame for her folksy, sometimes off-color humor. In chronicling her career, the documentary...
  • What the unfortunate '12 Years a Slave' posters say about Hollywood

    What the unfortunate '12 Years a Slave' posters say about Hollywood
    An Italian distributor for “12 Years a Slave” recently caused an uproar when a¬†promotional poster¬†for the critically acclaimed film prominently displayed actors Brad Pitt and Michael Fassbender, the latter of whom plays an abusive slave...
  • '12 Years a Slave,' 'The Butler' Score Big in NAACP Nominations

    The NAACP announced nominees for its 45th annual Image Awards, with Weinstein Co. nabbing 17 bids in the film categories thanks to "The Butler," "Fruitvale Station" and "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," followed by Fox Searchlight, with seven, for "12...
  • Carol Burnett honored with Mark Twain Prize

    The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor was awarded to Carol Burnett on Sunday night. The ceremony in Washington included appearances by Julie Andrews, Tina Fey, Vicki Lawrence, Tony Bennett and Burnett herself. Although the prize officially "recognizes...
  • Now onstage: the past 100 years

    Now onstage: the past 100 years
    The Segerstrom Center for the Arts' upcoming season doesn't feature a musical based on the songs of Billy Joel. But if it did, a couple of lines from "Piano Man" might summarize a good deal of the schedule: "Son, can you play me a memory? / I'm not really...
  • Paramount Boots 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' to Aug. 8

    Paramount hopes to power up late-summer 2014 -- turtle-style -- by moving "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" from June 6 to August 8. The studio says the move is meant to capitalize on a lack of family films during the end of summer. It's also supposed to...