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Tina Fey never had a master plan for the end of "30 Rock." She wasn't even sure if, this time last year, NBC Chairman Robert Greenblatt was about to pick up the phone, cancel the show and preempt a graceful exit for her decorated sitcom. "We'll never...
Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - Los Angeles Times“Star Trek” has always been about more than a spaceship crew hurtling through the cosmos — over the decades, the ......
In a cramped UCLA classroom, trumpeter Nicholas Payton is leading a young septet of college students through his piece "The Backwards Step." He's here as part of a weeklong teaching residency, and the song he plays to the group at the Thelonious Monk...
A ruthlessly self-aware political wife reconsidering her choices. A sensual socialite facing down an oppressive age with informed good humor. A group of young women so busy defying social expectations they've forgotten to have any of their own. A...
Country singing star LeAnn Rimes and her husband, actor Eddie Cibrian, know a bargain when they see one. The pair spent $3 million behind the gates in bucolic Hidden Hills on a house marketed as a short sale that once sold for $5.575 million. The...
Bonnie Franklin, the actress who created an indelible television character playing a divorced, working mother of two headstrong daughters on the long-running series "One Day at a Time," died Friday at her Los Angeles home. She was 69. The cause was...
By Rebecca TrounsonBonnie Franklin, the actress who created an indelible television character playing a divorced, working mother of two headstrong daughters on the long-running series “One Day at a Time,” died Friday at her home in Los Angeles. She was 69. The...
"We need to buy a movie studio." Amid the conferences, panels, meetings and informal conversations in the wake of the presidential election, this idea has been a near constant among conservatives who feel like the country is slipping through their...
Boy, the National Rifle Assn. sure is thorough. And thin-skinned. Richard Nixon’s renowned enemies list had 823 names of people and organizations, but as president, Nixon had scores of issues to grapple with and an entire world to be mad about...
Call it the Affleck Redemption. After being snubbed for an Oscar nomination for best director earlier this month, Ben Affleck scored a win Saturday night for outstanding producer of a theatrical motion picture for “Argo” at the 24th annual...
This post has been corrected. See note at the bottom for details.Conrad Bain, the actor who played a white millionaire who adopted two African American boys on the NBC comedy "Diff'rent Strokes," has died. He was 89. Bain's daughter Jennifer said Bain died of natural causes in Livermore, where he had been moved to...
L.A. NOWPublic television star Huell Howser died of metastatic prostate cancer, his death certificate filed in Riverside County states....
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