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 Emmy Awards celebrated diversity but missed this key opportunity

    The Emmy Awards celebrated diversity but missed this key opportunity

    This year's Emmy Awards show was labeled a celebration of diversity. But producers missed a prime opportuinity to tip a hat to one of the most popular series about African-Americans, "The Game." The ceremony overlooked "The Game" in the "final curtain" montage about shows that ended this year....

  • Andy Samberg should have thanked FX head John Landgraf for opening number

    Andy Samberg should have thanked FX head John Landgraf for opening number

    Do Andy Samberg and the TV academy owe a royalty check to FX Networks chief John Landgraf? The executive last August caused quite a stir when he declared that "there is simply too much television." Landgraf was commenting on the rapidly increasing number of original scripted series. According to...

  • Jackie Collins overlooked in Emmys 'In Memoriam' tribute

    Jackie Collins overlooked in Emmys 'In Memoriam' tribute

    "In Memorium" tributes at awards shows have gotten notice in recent years for who is included — and who's not. At this Emmys, one glaring omission was author Jackie Collins, who died Saturday after a battle with breast cancer. She was 77. See the most-read stories in Entertainment this hour >> ...

  • Yes, 'black-ish' is tackling that word head-on

    Yes, 'black-ish' is tackling that word head-on

    ABC's "black-ish" proved that even in a broadcast network landscape dominated by white people, black shows matter. A mix of social commentary and family high jinks, the sitcom about the multigenerational Johnson family grappling with life in a predominantly white, upper-class neighborhood impressed...

  • Bill Cosby accusers to appear on new A&E special

    Bill Cosby accusers to appear on new A&E special

    New and longtime alleged victims of Bill Cosby who claim the entertainer sexually assaulted them are scheduled to appear on A&E's “Cosby: The Women Speak,” a one-hour special. Interviews with more than a dozen women, including actress Louisa Moritz, publicist Joan Tarshis and model Beverly Johnson...

  • Marcia Gay Harden leads the cast as a veteran doctor in CBS' 'Code Black'

    Marcia Gay Harden leads the cast as a veteran doctor in CBS' 'Code Black'

    Marcia Gay Harden once described winning an Oscar as a double-edged sword: Although it is a wonderful honor, it does have its pitfalls. "It's disastrous on a professional level," the actress said in 2003, a few years after winning a supporting actress Oscar for her portrayal of artist Lee Krasner,...

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