Greg Braxton

Writer

A lifelong Los Angeles resident, Greg Braxton has written for the Los Angeles Times for more than three decades. He currently is the deputy television editor for the Calendar section, and has also written extensively about trends and cultural issues in the entertainment field. 

Recent Articles

  • Giancarlo Esposito's 'Breaking Bad' criminal Gus Fring is returning to TV on 'Better Call Saul'

    Giancarlo Esposito's 'Breaking Bad' criminal Gus Fring is returning to TV on 'Better Call Saul'

    Today in Entertainment: Oprah Winfrey to join '60 Minutes' as contributor; AFI voices support for Asghar Farhadi Jan. 31, 2017, 1:58 p.m. Major award shows such as the Grammys and the Oscars are right around the corner, but much of the arts and entertainment world is spending more time reacting...

  • 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...

  • 'Shots Fired,' Fox

    'Shots Fired,' Fox

    ‘The Young Pope,’ ‘Twin Peaks’ and more ‘Star Wars’: 2017 Movie and Television Preview Jan. 16, 2017, 1:30 a.m. Each winter gives way to spring, to hope eternal, to new movies and TV shows to watch while ignoring the fresh flowers and summer breezes and changing foliage of the unforgiving outdoors....

  • 'The Americans,' FX

    'The Americans,' FX

    ‘The Young Pope,’ ‘Twin Peaks’ and more ‘Star Wars’: 2017 Movie and Television Preview Jan. 16, 2017, 1:30 a.m. Each winter gives way to spring, to hope eternal, to new movies and TV shows to watch while ignoring the fresh flowers and summer breezes and changing foliage of the unforgiving outdoors....

  • '24: Legacy,' Fox

    '24: Legacy,' Fox

    ‘The Young Pope,’ ‘Twin Peaks’ and more ‘Star Wars’: 2017 Movie and Television Preview Jan. 16, 2017, 1:30 a.m. Each winter gives way to spring, to hope eternal, to new movies and TV shows to watch while ignoring the fresh flowers and summer breezes and changing foliage of the unforgiving outdoors....

  • Obamas, Oprah Winfrey and others salute black culture in National Museum of African American History special on ABC

    Obamas, Oprah Winfrey and others salute black culture in National Museum of African American History special on ABC

    The spotlight falls on black culture on Thursday with the ABC special “Taking the Stage: African American Music and Stories that Changed America.”  The star-studded two-hour special, recorded last fall, includes appearances by among others, Oprah Winfrey, Samuel L. Jackson, Dave Chappelle and Tom...

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