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

  • 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,...

  • In Showtime's high-finance 'Billions,' it's show me the money, or else

    In Showtime's high-finance 'Billions,' it's show me the money, or else

    In "Billions," kings clash. In the new Showtime drama which premieres Jan. 17, a vicious conflict erupts between two men in high finance, one in capitalism and one in regulation. In the process, lots of money...and possibly blood...is spilled. ------------ For the record, 12:30 p.m. Aug. 12, 2015:...

  • Emmy chat: Richard Cabral of 'American Crime' talks gangs, God and a new life

    Emmy chat: Richard Cabral of 'American Crime' talks gangs, God and a new life

    Richard Cabral has seen his life journey take a sharp turn away from the drug addiction, gang life and prison time that once was his world. With some introspection, the help of Homeboy Industries, and maybe a little kick in the pants from God, Cabral found his way into Hollywood and now an Emmy...

  • New Edition will be focus of new BET miniseries

    New Edition will be focus of new BET miniseries

    Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky and Mike, along with Ralph and Johnny, are about to get the BET star treatment. New Edition, the male vocal group that developed from a bubblegum kid group to adult hitmakers, will be the focus of an original miniseries for BET that will premiere in 2016. The members of the...

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