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

  • Fox to celebrate Palm Sunday with live 'The Passion' hosted by Tyler Perry

    Fox to celebrate Palm Sunday with live 'The Passion' hosted by Tyler Perry

    Fox will be feeling the spirit next Easter. On March 20, 2016, the network will celebrate Palm Sunday with "The Passion," a two-hour live musical event telling the story of the last hours of Jesus Christ’s life on earth. The special, which will originate from New Orleans, will be hosted and narrated...

  • 'Kobe Bryant's Muse' to re-air Tuesday on Showtime

    'Kobe Bryant's Muse' to re-air Tuesday on Showtime

    On the heels of L.A. Lakers star Kobe Bryant announcing his retirement, Showtime has scheduled an special re-airing of "Kobe Bryant's Muse" on Tuesday at midnight. The feature-length documentary will air as part of Showtime's regular Tuesday sports block that includes "60 Minutes Sports," "A Season...

  • Don Rickles' new DVD set captures Mr. Warmth at his hottest

    Don Rickles' new DVD set captures Mr. Warmth at his hottest

    Don Rickles, comedy's "Merchant of Venom," is taking a seat to do his stand-up routine. Just shy of his 90th birthday and coping with physical afflictions that have limited his mobility, Rickles, who turned the act of insult into a high art and a celebrated career spanning more than a half-century,...

  • 'Fargo' gets a third season order from FX

    'Fargo' gets a third season order from FX

    OK, then! FX has ordered a third installment of the acclaimed Emmy-winning limited series "Fargo," the franchise loosely based on the Oscar-wining film. SIGN UP for the free Indie Focus movies newsletter >> The second season of "Fargo" has won accolades from critics and viewers. The plot revolves...

  • Did 'The Walking Dead' mislead fans about Glenn's fate?

    Did 'The Walking Dead' mislead fans about Glenn's fate?

    MAJOR SPOILERS: Readers who don't want to know the details of the latest "Walking Dead" episode should abandon this post now. Fans of "The Walking Dead" finally got the answer to the question that has anguished them for the past three weeks: Is Glenn dead or alive? The beloved survivor appeared...

  • 'The Soup' is off! E! and Joel McHale to end comedy show making fun of pop culture

    'The Soup' is off! E! and Joel McHale to end comedy show making fun of pop culture

    "The Soup" is coming off E! Entertainment's menu. The 22-year-old weekly comedy show that skewers pop culture, reality TV and all things Kardashian is winding down. The series, which has been hosted by Joel McHale for the last 12 years, will end its run Dec. 18. NEWSLETTER: Get the day's top headlines...

  • 'Better Call Saul' returns Feb. 15 on AMC

    'Better Call Saul' returns Feb. 15 on AMC

    AMC is getting back on the line for the second season of its Emmy-nominated series "Better Call Saul." The comedy-drama that is a prequel to the acclaimed "Breaking Bad" will return Feb. 15. The series will continue to follow the misadventures of down-on-his-luck attorney Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk)...

  • With 'Agent X,' Sharon Stone's instinct is to stay in the family demographic

    With 'Agent X,' Sharon Stone's instinct is to stay in the family demographic

    More than two decades have passed since "Basic Instinct" ushered in the Stone Age. Sharon Stone's portrayal of a bisexual femme fatale with a wild appetite for sex and murder — as well as a famous disregard for underwear — instantly propelled Stone into the upper echelon of leading ladies. Between...

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