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  • Comedy Central Orders Ben Stiller-Produced 'Big Time'

    Comedy Central has given a 10-episode order to "Big Time in Hollywood, FL," a scripted half-hour from Ben Stiller's Red Hour banner and Brillstein Entertainment Partners. Comedy Central execs are expected to announce the pickup Friday during the cabler's...
  • Fox to partner with Andy Samberg's' the Lonely Island rap group

    Fox to partner with Andy Samberg's' the Lonely Island rap group
    Fox Broadcasting is going into business with the Lonely Island, the hugely popular comedic rap band featuring Andy Samberg and childhood friends Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone. Fox announced the development deal Monday at the Television Critics Assn....
  • 2014 winter-spring movie preview: An overview of films opening through late April

    2014 winter-spring movie preview: An overview of films opening through late April
    The 2014 winter-spring movie preview is a broad overview of films opening through late April. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Movie previews: A listing in the...
  • Review: Charisma illuminates 'Run and Jump'

    Review: Charisma illuminates 'Run and Jump'
    In Alexander Payne's "Nebraska," comedian Will Forte surprised audiences by playing the straight man to Bruce Dern and June Squibb's slightly unhinged cranks. For his follow-up performance in director Steph Green's luminous and lovely "Run and Jump,"...
  • UCLA alum Will Forte feels sorry for undereducated USC fans Saturday

    UCLA alum Will Forte feels sorry for undereducated USC fans Saturday
    As I sat down to write this piece about the UCLA-USC rivalry from the UCLA perspective, I was given word that the L.A. Times had not yet found anyone from USC to write on their behalf.  This led me to two natural conclusions.  The first: the USC...
  • Bruce Dern Talks His Buzzed-About Starring Turn in 'Nebraska'

    Bruce Dern's phone hasn't stopped ringing since he returned home to Pasadena from the Cannes Film Festival in May. The first call, which abruptly woke him, turned out to be his daughter Laura. She'd heard from director Alexander Payne that good news...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'The Crazy Ones' on CBS

     Thursday's TV Highlights: 'The Crazy Ones' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 10 - 16, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Big Bang Theory Penny (Kaley...
  • 'Nebraska' in a Great State for Awards

    It's Huskers Week in Hollywood as "Nebraska" was the centerpiece of multiple Q&A sessions, Bruce Dern presented a Hamilton Behind the Camera Award to d.p. Phedon Papamichael, and Alexander Payne met with the media, including Variety, in advance of the...
  • Why Studios Are Afraid to Put Two Stars in One Awards Category

    "Blurred Lines" is the song of the year -- and it could also be the theme song for this year's supporting races. Julia Roberts, Barkhad Abdi, Josh Brolin, Daniel Bruhl, Steve Coogan, Will Forte and Jake Gyllenhaal are being proposed in the supporting...
  • Sundance Selects Picks Up 'Run & Jump' at AFM

    Sundance Selects, the sister division of IFC Films, has acquired North American rights to "Run & Jump," and will release the film theatrically and on premium VOD platforms in early 2014. Global Screen, which is handling international sales, is...
  • Awards Event Calendar: Nov. 8-14

    Here is a cross-section of awards-related events this weekend. Private parties and receptions are not mentioned, because if they wanted you as a guest, you would have been invited. If you weren't, why would we rub it in? Nov. 8, Aero Theatre, Santa...
  • Oscars 2014: Waiting for the call of the 'Wolf'

    Oscars 2014: Waiting for the call of the 'Wolf'
    What is it about the Oscars that lends itself to so much premature ... speculation? Whether it's declaring the best picture race over and done (Congratulations, "12 Years a Slave!" Your Oscar's in the mail!), surveying the awards-season landscape months...