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  • Oscars 2014: Robert Lopez joins EGOT club with 'Frozen' win

    Oscars 2014: Robert Lopez joins EGOT club with 'Frozen' win
    Songwriter Robert Lopez not only won his first Academy Award on Sunday evening but also became one of only 12 EGOTs — people who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony. Lopez and his wife, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, claimed the Oscar for...
  • Academy Awards 2014: Weird, unexpected moments behind Oscar curtain

    Academy Awards 2014: Weird, unexpected moments behind Oscar curtain
    From Brad Pitt to the pizza guy, backstage at the Oscars was a site for surprises, smooches and last-minute prepping. After Pitt's "12 Years a Slave" won best picture, the actor-producer grabbed director Steve McQueen's face and planted a kiss on it....
  • Oscars 2014: Pink stays grounded in tribute to 'Wizard of Oz'

    Oscars 2014: Pink stays grounded in tribute to 'Wizard of Oz'
    The musical performances at this year's Academy Awards have tended toward the more stately. Rock stars U2 went acoustic. Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer Karen O stayed seated. Surely Pink would bring some showbiz excitement to the Oscars, no? Not quite. Pink...
  • Academy Awards 2014: Will Oscars' return to tradition mark a TV win?

    Academy Awards 2014: Will Oscars' return to tradition mark a TV win?
    They've tried edgy and tinkered with experimental. But the producers of the 86th Academy Awards telecast believe that what America really wants is tradition. This year's Oscar show Sunday will bring back 2007 host Ellen DeGeneres, a likable, benign...
  • Oscars 2014: Does the telecast have to be a joke fest?

    Oscars 2014: Does the telecast have to be a joke fest?
    So Ellen DeGeneres is set to host the 86th Academy Awards next week. Nothing against her or, for that matter, Billy Crystal (who has hosted nine telecasts), Whoopi Goldberg (who has hosted four) or Steve Martin (who has done three), but when was it...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'King of the Nerds' on TBS

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'King of the Nerds' on TBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes   Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 23 - March 1, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Big Bang Theory Sheldon...
  • Before 'Tonight Show,' Jimmy Fallon was a movie star -- kind of

    Before 'Tonight Show,' Jimmy Fallon was a movie star -- kind of
    Jimmy Fallon debuts tonight as host of the revamped "Tonight Show." But when the comedian left "Saturday Night Live" in 2004, he was hoping to join the long list of "SNL" alums like Chevy Chase, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Eddie Murphy, Will Farrell...
  • Carmen Zapata dies at 86; actress launched bilingual theater company

    Carmen Zapata dies at 86; actress launched bilingual theater company
    Actress Carmen Zapata, who responded to the dearth of challenging roles for Latinos by launching a bilingual theater company in Los Angeles four decades ago, died Sunday at her Van Nuys home. She was 86. The veteran of TV, stage and film, whose...
  • What the unfortunate '12 Years a Slave' posters say about Hollywood

    What the unfortunate '12 Years a Slave' posters say about Hollywood
    An Italian distributor for “12 Years a Slave” recently caused an uproar when a promotional poster for the critically acclaimed film prominently displayed actors Brad Pitt and Michael Fassbender, the latter of whom plays an abusive slave...
  • Carol Burnett honored with Mark Twain Prize

    Carol Burnett honored with Mark Twain Prize
    The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor was awarded to Carol Burnett on Sunday night. The ceremony in Washington included appearances by Julie Andrews, Tina Fey, Vicki Lawrence, Tony Bennett and Burnett herself. Although the prize officially "recognizes...
  • Why Sharon Osbourne's apology to 'The View' is a brilliant ploy

    Why Sharon Osbourne's apology to 'The View' is a brilliant ploy
    Sharon Osbourne says she's sorry she told the women on "The View" that they could go [bleep] themselves. But we're guessing she's probably not sorry for all the PR her comments and subsequent apology have generated. And that's why lately "The Talk"...