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

  • 'Shots Fired,' Fox

    'Shots Fired,' Fox

    ‘The Young Pope,’ ‘Twin Peaks’ and more ‘Star Wars’: 2017 Movie and Television Preview Jan. 13, 2017, 4:17 p.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. 13, 2017, 4:17 p.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. 13, 2017, 4:17 p.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...

  • ABC's ‘black-ish’ reacts to Trump election with barbs, anger and a plea for understanding

    ABC's ‘black-ish’ reacts to Trump election with barbs, anger and a plea for understanding

    If President-elect Donald Trump’s Twitter fingers got activated by Meryl Streep, they might need splints following Wednesday’s episode of “black-ish.”  The upper-middle-class African American family at the center of ABC’s highly acclaimed comedy reacts to Trump’s election in the newest installment,...

  • FX and 'Atlanta,' 'The Night Manager' and 'The Crown' big winners in TV at Golden Globes

    FX and 'Atlanta,' 'The Night Manager' and 'The Crown' big winners in TV at Golden Globes

    The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. maintained its tradition of saluting new and original programming, giving multiple honors to several freshman series at the 74th Golden Globes on Sunday night. Netflix’s “The Crown” scored awards for TV series, drama, and actress in a TV series, drama, for star Claire...

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