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Patrick Kevin Day

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Patrick Kevin Day no longer works for the Los Angeles Times. Previously, he wrote about television. As a producer on the L.A. Times website, he helped launch the Envelope, the Times’ awards-centric site, in 2006. He grew up in Indiana and attended the University of Southern California.

Recent Articles

  • Brian Williams controversy: What led to the NBC anchor's suspension

    Brian Williams controversy: What led to the NBC anchor's suspension

    In February, NBC News President Deborah Turness sent an e-mail to the staff of NBC News announcing that, effective immediately, Brian Williams was suspended without pay as managing editor and anchor of the "NBC Nightly News," a position he had held since 2004. The announcement came after a week...

  • David Letterman retires: His most notable interviews

    David Letterman retires: His most notable interviews

    For all the talk of top 10 lists and stupid tricks perpetrated by both beast and man, the element that kept David Letterman going over all these years is his people touch. Whether he's fully engaged or couldn't seem to care less, the "Late Show" host's interviews have often been a highlight of...

  • Louis C.K. pushes boundaries during 'Saturday Night Live' monologue

    Louis C.K. pushes boundaries during 'Saturday Night Live' monologue

    Louis C.K. hosted "Saturday Night Live" for the third time on Saturday night, but, as he joked, it may be his last visit. The comedian, whose FX show "Louie," is a consistent critical favorite, used his monologue time to address several topics slightly edgier than the usual "SNL" monologue fare,...

  • David Letterman retires: A brief history of the Top Ten List

    David Letterman retires: A brief history of the Top Ten List

    The Top Ten List has become so inextricably linked to David Letterman and his two late night talk shows, that it's hard to believe the bit didn't start with his very first show. But it didn't. The first Top Ten List appeared on Sept. 18, 1985, a few years into Letterman's "Late Night" run on NBC....

  • 'Mad Men' finale: How fans reacted to the series' conclusion

    'Mad Men' finale: How fans reacted to the series' conclusion

    On Sunday night, Don Draper's decade-long odyssey through 1960s America and the ad world finally came to an end on a clifftop in Big Sur as the final episode of "Mad Men" aired. Few series and showrunners have been as obsessed with keeping secrets as "Mad Men" and Matt Weiner, but now there are...

  • 'Fear the Walking Dead': Show runner Dave Erickson reveals new details

    'Fear the Walking Dead': Show runner Dave Erickson reveals new details

    The much anticipated prequel/companion series to "The Walking Dead" will premiere on AMC this summer. The series, created by "Walking Dead" honcho Robert Kirkman and writer Dave Erickson, will take place during the early days of the zombie apocalypse and a continent away from "The Walking Dead's"...

  • David Letterman's last 'Late Show' guests announced

    David Letterman's last 'Late Show' guests announced

    The guest lineup for David Letterman's final three episodes of "Late Show" has been revealed, and while there are many long-expected names, there's still room for some surprises. Monday night will feature Tom Hanks in his 60th appearance with Letterman. The musical guest will be Eddie Vedder. On...

  • How 'Simpsons' fans are reacting to Harry Shearer saying he's leaving

    How 'Simpsons' fans are reacting to Harry Shearer saying he's leaving

    It appears Harry Shearer, the voice of many characters on "The Simpsons," including Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders, Principal Skinner and more, is leaving the animated series after 26 seasons. The comedian revealed on Twitter on Wednesday night that he wouldn't be returning to the series, which has been...

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