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Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'The Mick' on Fox

  SERIES NCIS Directed by series costar Rocky Carroll, this new episode sends Gibbs (Mark Harmon) undercover after he sees the brother of a wanted criminal. 8 p.m. CBS The Middle As the end of college approaches, Axl (Charlie McDermott) panics when he realizes he’s late in sending out resumes in...

  • 'Hidden Figures' leads 'La La Land' and 'Patriot's Day' at holiday box office

    'Hidden Figures' leads 'La La Land' and 'Patriot's Day' at holiday box office

    In what’s shaping up to be a highly competitive holiday weekend at the box office, 20th Century Fox and Chernin Entertainment’s “Hidden Figures” has the No. 1 spot, just three days in. If it holds, it will be the reigning film for the second week in a row.  The film, based on a true story about...

  • Gus Fring, 'Breaking Bad's' fast-food chicken king /drug kingpin, is back in 'Better Call Saul'

    Gus Fring, 'Breaking Bad's' fast-food chicken king /drug kingpin, is back in 'Better Call Saul'

    You can’t keep a good villain down, particularly when he was both the head of a fast-food chicken chain and a drug kingpin. Gus Fring, the soft-spoken but vicious criminal who met an explosive end in “Breaking Bad,” is returning to life in AMC’s “Better Call Saul,” the prequel to the landmark drama...

  • Books: Xu Hongci, Roxane Gay, Han Kang and more

    THE BIG STORY Xu Hongci was born in China in 1933, when the country faced a series of tumultuous upheavals. He joined the Communist Party at 14, got engaged, began medical school in Shanghai and didn’t imagine that he’d fall afoul of Mao Tse-tung. But he was one of 550,000 people accused of being...

  • Indie Focus: Zooming in on awards season, Hollywood Values and 'Live by Night'

    Indie Focus: Zooming in on awards season, Hollywood Values and 'Live by Night'

    Hello! I’m Mark Olsen, and welcome to your weekly field guide to a world of Only Good Movies. Are we still saying Happy New Year, because I don’t know about you,  but 2017 already has me exhausted. So. Much. Is. Happening. The Golden Globes last weekend, alongside the recent nominations from the...

  • Dick Gautier, best known as 'Get Smart's' Hymie the robot, dies at 85

    Dick Gautier, best known as 'Get Smart's' Hymie the robot, dies at 85

    To some, he was the voice of Rodimus Prime on the mid-1980s animated TV show “The Transformers,” or Serpentor on the animated “G.I. Joe.” But for baby boomers, Dick Gautier was best known for his deadpan performance as Hymie the robot in the ’60s spy spoof “Get Smart.”  The actor died Friday, according...

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