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Greg Braxton

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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

  • Latino achievements in television to be saluted by Paley Center

    Latino achievements in television to be saluted by Paley Center

    The Paley Center for Media has announced its Hollywood Tribute to Hispanic Achievements in Television, saluting notable contributions made by Latinos in a wide array of television genres including drama, comedy, telenovelas, news, sports and music covering seven decades. Included in the program...

  • Michael Connelly's 'Bosch' renewed for fourth season on Amazon

    Michael Connelly's 'Bosch' renewed for fourth season on Amazon

    Detective Harry Bosch is going to be on the beat for a while. “Bosch,” the Amazon series based on Michael Connelly’s hit novels about a world-weary Los Angeles homicide detective, has been picked up for a fourth season. The renewal makes “Bosch” the longest-running series on the streaming service....

  • CBS launches casting diversity initiative

    CBS launches casting diversity initiative

    CBS is launching a major casting initiative designed to discover new performers from across the country and increase the pool of diverse talent for its current dramas and upcoming dramatic pilots. The announcement comes a little more than two months after the network came under fire for a fall...

  • Take a tour of Tyler Perry's massive new studio on a former Army base in Atlanta

    Take a tour of Tyler Perry's massive new studio on a former Army base in Atlanta

    “Better make sure that door is fastened,” Tyler Perry says, slipping into the driver’s seat of a small off-road utility vehicle as his passengers climb in. “I wouldn’t want you to fall out.” With a sly smile, Perry — the most successful African American filmmaker in history and the ruler of an entertainment...

  • Issa Rae goes from 'Awkward' to 'Insecure' in new HBO comedy

    Issa Rae goes from 'Awkward' to 'Insecure' in new HBO comedy

    The line between “Awkward” and “Insecure” has not been a straight one for Issa Rae. The writer-actress struck a comic nerve in 2011 with “The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl,” her Web series about the often-embarrassing personal and professional woes of a single African American woman.  Partly...

  • 'Designated Survivor' and 'Speechless' win full-season orders

    'Designated Survivor' and 'Speechless' win full-season orders

    “Designated Survivor” and “Speechless,” two of ABC’s new series, have been given full-season pickups, ABC has announced. The two shows, which have won praise from critics and have attracted large audiences, are the second and third new network series to be picked up for a full season. NBC earlier...

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