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)
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!"
June 21, 2002 |
When the outtakes at the end don't make you laugh, what does that tell you about the movie that preceded them? Let's give the benefit of the doubt to those who probably thought there was a glimmer of potential in the basic concept of "Juwanna Mann." Must have made a sweet pitch to the suits: Hot-dogging, ball-hawking egocentric pro basketball star (Miguel A. Nunez Jr.) goes way too far in displaying (so to speak) his displeasure over being yanked from a game.