December 28, 1991 |
It's the season of giving and "Lou Rawls Parade of Stars" arrives asking for donations for the United Negro College Fund. The six-hour telethon begins today at 6 p.m. on Channels 13 and 10, 5 p.m. on WGN. Bill Cosby, Chaka Khan and James Ingram are among those performing. Stand-up comedian Sinbad leads another parade of African-American entertainers tonight at 8 (7)(3)(42) in "Sinbad & Friends All the Way Live . . . Almost."
January 17, 2012
Today Matt Bomer; Paula Deen; Tabatha Coffey; Anthony Mackie; James Morrison. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America Liam Neeson; Louis Van Amstel; "Celebrity Wife Swap. " 7 a.m. KABC Rachael Ray Elisabeth Hasselbeck. (N) 8 a.m. KCAL Live With Kelly Jessica Alba; Matt Bomer; co-host Seth Meyers. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Liam Neeson; doctors answer viewer questions. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Talk Regina King; author Suzanne Somers. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS The Doctors Getting a healthier bathroom; potty training a toddler; "green" cleaning recipes.
October 9, 2012 |
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 7 - Oct. 13 in PDF format This week's TV Movies SERIES Arrow: This new action drama, adapted from a DC Comics character, stars Stephen Amell as a billionaire playboy who returns home after five years as a shipwrecked castaway determined to right the wrongs of society in general and his past in particular. Paul Blackthorne, Katie Cassidy and David Ramsey also star (8 p.m. KTLA). Nature: Conservation ecologist Chris Morgan searches for the Siberian tiger in the season premiere (8 p.m. KOCE)
December 28, 2011 |
At its soulful heart, "Pariah" is a stinging street-smart story of an African American teen's struggle to come of age and come out — to the father who still calls her "daddy's little girl" and the mother who quotes the Bible and buys her pink frills. This emotionally ragged, slightly rough-around-the-edges indie starts in a packed lesbian dance club. Alike (Adepero Oduye), barely looking 17, cornrows tucked under a baseball cap, has bashful eyes, downcast as she takes in the scene.
March 27, 2008 |
WHEN it comes to the Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival, it doesn't matter who you are; they've got you covered. There's Nafeesa Monroe's exploration of her multiracial identity in "Journey to Becoming a Super Woman," and Shyamala Moorty's complex and politically themed dance numbers such as "Balance," in which she marries Eastern and Western movements on alternate sides of her body.
February 17, 1989 |
In Keenen Ivory Wayans' "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka" (citywide), there's sometimes a light line between sendup and near-celebration. The movie is a satire of the early '70s blaxploitation action movies: all the "Shafts," "Black Caesars" and "Superflys" with their natty, super-masculine heroes, flamboyant pimps and murderous drug czars. Its most obvious model is 1980's "Airplane!" But, where the Zucker-Abrahams-Zucker "Airplane!"