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February 23, 2011
The Early Show Chef Marcus Samuelsson. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.). (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America Billy Ray Cyrus; Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.); Francis Ford Coppola. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Rachael Ray Jeff Probst. (N) 9 a.m. KCBS Live With Regis and Kelly Amy Poehler; Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski; Paula Jones. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Doctors Chandra Wilson. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL The Talk Justin Bieber.
October 14, 2011
SERIES Explorer: The new episode "Crime Lords of Tokyo" takes an evocative look at the city's infamous organized crime syndicate known as the yakuza (6 and 9 p.m. National Geographic). Kitchen Nightmares: Chef Gordon Ramsay helps a restaurant in Anaheim (8 p.m. Fox). Supernatural: Sam and Dean (Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles) discover that the Egyptian god Osiris (Faran Tahir) is behind a string of grisly deaths in which the victims were put on trial for past mistakes and executed when Osiris found them guilty.
July 6, 2007 | Sheigh Crabtree, Special to The Times
Tom Cruise and Julia Roberts are famous for their infectious smiles. John Krasinski, the actor who plays corn-fed paper salesman Jim Halpert on NBC's "The Office," is famous for his elastic face, a mug so fluid it launched a thousand clips on YouTube. In fan montage after montage: See Jim smirk by the water cooler, watch Jim grimace in a company meeting or roll his eyes behind cubicle nerd Dwight Schrute's (Rainn Wilson) back. One can only wonder just how many expressions Krasinski has in him.
June 29, 2006 | David C. Nichols, Special to The Times
EDGAR ALLAN POE gets the Zombie Joe treatment in "The Tell-Tale Heart" and "The Bells." This seamless exercise in mock-macabre modernism from Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group is a model of barebones ingenuity. Since 1992, garage impresario Zombie Joe has bombarded the San Fernando Valley with outre fare. "Tell-Tale Heart" raises the mind-bending bar. Poe's classic short story of homicidal guilt propels an eerily hilarious display that lasts barely an hour.
July 1, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Friday. William and Kate -- er, Catherine -- are on our side of the pond. ( Los Angeles Times ) Here's the full guest list for the royal couple's L.A. shindig. ( THR ) Chris Hansen of "To Catch a Predator" gets caught on hidden camera. Why don't you have a seat over there, Chris? ( Los Angeles Times ) Why did Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" album sales plunge after a stellar first week? ( Los Angeles Times )
February 16, 2012
SERIES The Big Bang Theory: Sheldon and his nemesis (John Ross Bowie) compete for an office in this new episode (8 p.m. CBS). American Idol: The judges continue to narrow down the contestants in this two-hour episode (8 p.m. Fox). The Office: Dwight (Rainn Wilson) arrives in Tallahassee and gets busy trying to impress Nellie Bertram (Catherine Tate) in this new episode (9 p.m. NBC). Grey's Anatomy: In a crossover with spinoff series "Private Practice," Derek's (Patrick Dempsey)
March 25, 2011 | By Sheri Linden
By turns flat and strained, "Peep World" is a collection of personality disorders in search of a story. On the evidence of the finished product, it's hard to judge what drew the strong cast ? Michael C. Hall, Rainn Wilson, Sarah Silverman and Judy Greer among them. Perhaps it was the opportunity to riff off one another, although under the direction of Barry W. Blaustein ("The Ringer"), there's barely a suggestion of comic energy, and Lewis Black's voice-over narration does nothing to up the ante.
April 1, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Friday. Chuck Lorre admits that the Charlie Sheen debacle is getting him down. Dude needs some tiger blood. ( Los Angeles Times ) Last week, Casey Abrams got a save on "American Idol. " This week, two people went home instead of one. Did he survive again? ( Los Angeles Times ) Stand down, "Mad Men" fans: Matt Weiner is back on the show and all systems are go. ( Los Angeles Times ) The traditional tourist tours of the stars' homes is taking a TMZ turn.
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