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NEW YORK -- In a time long removed from Michael Scott and must-see TV, NBC is hoping Michael J. Fox and Sean Hayes can help fill its Thursday night comedy void. The network on Monday unveiled its programming for the year ahead during its annual upfront...
On Thursday NBC announced it was giving series orders to five pilots, including new shows from industry heavyweights J.J. Abrams, Jason Katims and James Burrows. In “The Family Guide,” J.K. Simmons stars as a blind dad going through a...
The last 15 years have been, in some respects, the glory days of sports movies. I don't mean this in a qualitative sense -- "Remember The Titans" isn't exactly "The Natural" -- but it's certainly a time when sports movies have prospered. There have been...
Tags: Genres, Football, Soccer, The Blind Side (movie), Ken Loach
Los Angeles Times Pop Music CriticQueen guitarist Brian May has reignited talk of a long-gestating Freddie Mercury biopic when he confirmed a shooting schedule and Sacha Baron Cohen’s participation as Mercury. While that information sinks in, think of Cohen, best known for his star-...
Jacket CopyControversies over food, climate change and university publishing, a hike in ebook prices, a changed sport, and a literary look at Pinterest in today's book news....
Jacket CopyMark Z. Danielewski makes a rare public appearance in LA with Scottish band Biffy Clyro to talk about Only Revolutions....
Pop & HissHe's raw, unflinchingly honest and hopelessly candid, and because of those qualities, it's almost impossible to dislike Anthony Bourdain, the host of the Travel Channel's "No Reservations." While most food celebrities offer sanitized happy-go-lucky...
Track-by-track: Beck, Nigel Godrich, Emily Haines, Bryan Lee O'Malley & Edgar Wright dissect the 'Scott Pilgrim' musicPop & HissFifteen pages into the first volume of Bryan Lee O'Malley's six-part Scott Pilgrim series, the characters break into song -- or at least they rock out as much as one can in a black-and-white graphic novel. Electric bolts shoot from......
NEW YORK, March 10, 2006 Joan Didion has been named the winner of the 26th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes' Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement. The award honors a living author with a substantial connection to the American West whose...
Times Staff WriterIf all the connections worked, I figured I could make it by bus Tuesday afternoon from the FlyAway depot in Van Nuys to LAX for the overnight flight to London's Heathrow Airport, where I could race through customs to the Tube (stick with the Piccadilly...
The Philadelphia InquirerAny way you look at it, it was a tough year for the networks. Broadcast ratings dropped by an average of 7.5 percent, the steepest decline in six years. NBC's "Do No Harm" notched the smallest audience for a series debut in broadcast history and was...
The Dominion Post, Morgantown, W.Va.THE ONLY WAY THAT my life has ever resembled a rom-com -- besides those break-up montages of ladies eating ice cream in sweats while crying to classic cinema -- is that I have never been in a relationship for long with anyone who, on paper, is a well-...
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