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  • KCETLink adds Jeffrey Levine, Dan German to board of directors

    KCETLink adds Jeffrey Levine, Dan German to board of directors
    KCETLink, the struggling parent company of former PBS outlet KCET-TV, has added two more boldface names to its board of directors. Jeffrey Levine is the vice president and head of television for Random House Studio, a film production arm of the well-...
  • MTV Movie Awards: Efron, Tatum, Wahlberg among memorable moments

    MTV Movie Awards: Efron, Tatum, Wahlberg among memorable moments
    True to form, Sunday night's MTV Movie Awards were a fizzy, freewheeling affair. The show, after all, is less a ceremony celebrating actors and their craft than it is an excuse for them to plug upcoming movies and try their hand at viral stunts. Here...
  • SAG-AFTRA to begin contract negotiations May 5

    SAG-AFTRA to begin contract negotiations May 5
    SAG-AFTRA, the union representing about 165,000 actors and other performers, said it will begin negotiations with Hollywood's major studios on a new film and television contract May 5. The talks will be closely watched as they mark the first time the...
  • Jack in the Box cooks up late-night menu amid surging profit, new CEO

    Jack in the Box cooks up late-night menu amid surging profit, new CEO
    Jack, the round-headed fictional chief executive in Jack-in-the-Box commercials, is not only a hit on television. He's also popular on Wall Street. In the last year, investors have driven the company's stock price up more than 80% — and industry...
  • 'Captain America' soars past 'Rio 2.' Turner's Koonin heads to Hawks.

    'Captain America' soars past 'Rio 2.' Turner's Koonin heads to Hawks.
    After the coffee. Before the Seder. The Skinny: Am I allowed to talk about "Mad Men" or do I have to provide a window for those who didn't catch Sunday's season premiere? All I'll say is I think I'm going to start dressing like Pete Campbell. I'm sure I...
  • Review: A new 'Mad Men' season dawns in rich and ragged spirit

     Review: A new 'Mad Men' season dawns in rich and ragged spirit
    This is not a review, exactly, of the new season of "Mad Men," its seventh and, depending on how you slice it, its last. In order to hang on to this jewel as long as is seemly, AMC will divide its 14 episodes into two parts, to conclude in 2015. It...
  • History on stage: My, but the past looks a lot like today

    History on stage: My, but the past looks a lot like today
    STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, England — The history play, that genre that at its best transcends the oft-quoted line in Shakespeare's "Richard II" — "let us sit upon the ground, And tell sad stories of the death of kings" — is making a striking...
  • Letters: Why Dodger fans are blue

    Re "Cable spat could end as a home run," Column, April 11 The new Dodgers owners paid Frank McCourt way too much for the team. Time Warner Cable subsequently signed an obscenely rich contract with the Dodgers, figuring it could make a bundle by...
  • UCLA honors the daring work of Norman Lloyd

    UCLA honors the daring work of Norman Lloyd
    Even after nine decades as an actor, Norman Lloyd loves to perform — even if it's for an audience of one. During a recent interview, Lloyd was brandishing the cleaver used in "Man From the South," the landmark 1960 episode of "Alfred Hitchcock...
  • E-cigarette firms targeting young people, lawmakers say

    E-cigarette firms targeting young people, lawmakers say
    WASHINGTON — E-cigarette companies are preying on young consumers by using candy flavors, social media ads and free samples at rock concerts, according to a report released Monday by Democratic legislators. A survey of nine electronic-cigarette...
  • Climate change gets the blockbuster treatment on Showtime

    Climate change gets the blockbuster treatment on Showtime
    Clad in a military-style flight suit and aviator shades, Harrison Ford walks across a sunny tarmac and climbs into a fighter jet and takes off. Soon, he's soaring 5,000 feet above California. Ford is not starring as the hero of a summer blockbuster...