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SPORTS
December 7, 1991
I guess the Dodgers signed Eric Davis so Tom Lasorda wouldn't be lonesome on the bench. BILL STEIN Cambria
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ENTERTAINMENT
July 24, 2010 | By T. L. Stanley, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Poor little Sally Draper. Her mother is cold and critical, her womanizing father's moving out of the family home and her beloved grandfather, the only adult who seemed to truly care about her, has just died unexpectedly. Should it come as any surprise, then, that the adorable tween could go off the deep end in the new season of AMC's "Mad Men," which premieres Sunday? "There will be some shocking moments with Sally," said 10-year-old Kiernan Shipka, who originated the character and nurtured her along to full-time cast status this season.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 16, 2008 | Mary McNamara, Times Television Critic
When "Weeds" premiered on Showtime, it seemed the quintessential suburban satire: Widowed stay-at-home mom accidentally becomes pot dealer and finds her inner gangsta amid the manicured lawns and granite-countered hypocrisy of a Southern California planned community. What creator Jenji Kohan may not have counted on was that her cast and characters would so quickly become literally too cool for the 'burbs.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 24, 2012 | By Steven Zeitchik, Los Angeles Times
After last year's season finale of "The Killing" generated howls of indignation, the show's blindsided creative team began worriedly plotting to win back their audience. What if the show's central mystery was answered — something implicitly promised in its first season promotional campaign "Who killed Rosie Larsen?" — in the opening episode of the new season, which begins April 1? After lengthy discussions, executives at AMC and the show's production company, Fox Television Studios, ultimately decided against the highly unusual step, according to a person familiar with those talks who was not authorized to speak about them publicly.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 18, 2014 | By Scott Collins, This post has been corrected. See note at end for details.
Hang on to your deerstalker cap: Sherlock Holmes is not dead. This news may come as a shock to some, not least to John Watson, the doctor played by Martin Freeman in "Sherlock," the BBC's contemporary adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective stories. The critically acclaimed show, with Benedict Cumberbatch as the title detective, returns to PBS on Sunday. The new season picks up two years after the last one left off, with Holmes having faked his own death by supposedly leaping from St. Bartholomew's Hospital.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 31, 2012 | By Joe Flint
America may be obsessing over Missy Franklin's amazing Monday performance in the Olympics, but the National Football League is eager to remind sports fans that the new season is only a month away and preseason games are starting next week. NFL Media is rolling out a big new ad campaign to hype the start of the season. Some of the spots will specifically serve to promote the Thursday night package of games that are on its own NFL Network cable channel.  In the upcoming season, the league will put 13 games on the NFL Network -- up from 8 last season -- in an effort to strengthen the channel and put more pressure on the distributors that are not currently carrying it, including Time Warner Cable.
SPORTS
October 25, 2008
Those Clippers ads are something: New Team, New Attitude, New Season They forgot to add, Same Results: Losing Patrick Drohan Monrovia
NEWS
October 19, 1986
The best "show" of the new season is the California raisin commercial. My only criticism--it's too short! Michele Byer, Los Angeles
ENTERTAINMENT
March 26, 2014 | By Patrick Kevin Day
NBC announced its summer programming lineup on Wednesday, which includes six new scripted series, a new unscripted series, as well as new seasons of "Last Comic Standing," "America's Got Talent" and "American Ninja Warrior. " In its announcement, the network says this is the most original summer programming for any network in 20 years. First out of the gate will be eighth season of "Last Comic Standing" on May 22, which features 20 stand-up comedians vying for a single NBC talent deal.
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