Los Angeles Times

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

  • ‘The Night Of’s’ Michael K. Williams is hard at work with featured roles and a relentless quest

    ‘The Night Of’s’ Michael K. Williams is hard at work with featured roles and a relentless quest

    Omar comin’. Omar here. Omar everywhere. Well, not really. It just seems that way. As aficionados of the landmark HBO series “The Wire” know, Omar Little was the lethal stick-up man operating in the projects of Baltimore. Toting a shotgun and whistling “A-Hunting We Will Go,” Little was so feared...

  • Melania Trump's 'Speech-gate' is still comic gold for late-night hosts

    Melania Trump's 'Speech-gate' is still comic gold for late-night hosts

    In the late-night arena, Melania Trump’s plagiarized speech at the Republican National Convention is the gift that keeps on giving. Two nights after the speech, parts of which were taken from a speech by First Lady Michelle Obama, Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel were still firing away at the wife...

  • The two late-night Jimmys take aim at Melania Trump's speech

    The two late-night Jimmys take aim at Melania Trump's speech

    Donald Trump got the presidential nod from the Republican National Convention. But all that late-night hosts Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel  could talk about was “the speech.” “If any of these jokes sound old, it’s because Michelle Obama used them in 2008,” quipped “The Tonight Show” host Jimmy...

  • Hollywood remembers Garry Marshall: 'He had a heart of the purest gold'

    Hollywood remembers Garry Marshall: 'He had a heart of the purest gold'

    Garry Marshall was a writer-director who specialized in delivering upbeat fare with a smile. It was a trait that defined his East Coast wit as he put a distinctive stamp on the TV landscape with landmark comedies such as “Happy Days,” “Laverne and Shirley” and “Mork & Mindy.”   His special brand...

  • Walton Goggins is out for laughs, not blood, in HBO's 'Vice Principals'

    Walton Goggins is out for laughs, not blood, in HBO's 'Vice Principals'

    Walton Goggins celebrated last holiday season as part of “The Hateful Eight,” Quentin Tarantino’s brutal western involving a pair of bounty hunters, a female fugitive, a band of outlaws and others holed up at a stagecoach lodge. By the final reel, Goggins, as the racist incoming sheriff of a town...

  • This year it's #EmmySoDiverse

    This year it's #EmmySoDiverse

    Everything Emmy: The nominees, reactions, snubs and analysis as HBO leads, Beyoncé scores and streaming makes inroads July 15, 2016, 12:58 p.m. The nominations for the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards are out. And the reactions from those deemed worthy are in. "Game of Thrones" has the most chances to...

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