December 7, 1991
I guess the Dodgers signed Eric Davis so Tom Lasorda wouldn't be lonesome on the bench. BILL STEIN Cambria
June 16, 2008 |
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.
July 24, 2010 |
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.
March 24, 2012 |
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.
January 18, 2014 |
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.
October 14, 2013 |
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 13 - 19, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies SERIES 30 for 30 This new episode recall the 1980 rivalry between boxers Sugar Ray Leonard and Roberto Duran. 5 p.m. ESPN; 11 p.m. ESPN2 NCIS A murder investigation leads Gibbs and McGee (Mark Harmon and Sean Murray) to a women's shelter in Afghanistan.
August 22, 2012 |
The 2013 season at the Mark Taper Forum will feature plays by Bruce Norris and Sebastian Barry, as well as revivals of classics by August Wilson and Joe Orton. Actor Brian Dennehy will be featured in Barry's "The Steward of Christendom. " In all, the new season, which will begin in February, will offer five productions, down from six in the current season. "Tribes," by Nina Raine, will kick off the season (Feb. 27-April 14) in a production directed by David Cromer. The staging comes from New York's Barrow Street Theatre, where the comedy currently is running.
October 25, 2008
Those Clippers ads are something: New Team, New Attitude, New Season They forgot to add, Same Results: Losing Patrick Drohan Monrovia
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