August 16, 2013 |
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of August 18 - 24, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies SERIES Cedar Cove Olivia (Andie MacDowell) presides over a messy divorce in this new episode. 8 p.m. Hallmark Hell on Wheels Cullen and Elam (Anson Mount, Common) search for their stolen food and get caught in the middle of a range war in this new episode.
August 9, 2013 |
MSNBC's lineup may be getting some serious firepower: Looks like Alec Baldwin is signing up to host a show on the cable news network. Baldwin, the 55-year-old former costar of NBC's sitcom "30 Rock," would bring his famously liberal point of view to a show that would air at 10 p.m. Fridays, according to the site Mediaite, which broke the story. The cable news wars are heating up again. News of Baldwin's possible show broke the same day that reports indicated Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly would get the 9 p.m. slot currently occupied by Sean Hannity.
July 29, 2013 |
For Arsenio Hall, revisiting the talk show circuit after a nearly 20-year absence, comes with at least two caveats for the Dog Pound looking to get reacquainted with their ol' late night pal: less hair, littler shoulder pads. "It's kind of the same Arsenio you know," Hall joked while promoting his upcoming late-night talker, "The Arsenio Hall Show," Monday at the Television Critics Assn. press tour. Hall made a splash on the late-night arena in the late '80s and early '90s, with his hit syndicated talk show, bringing a new voice to the scene and creating memorable moments along the way (he cites Magic Johnson's revealing he had HIV, and then-presidential hopeful Bill Clinton playing the saxophone as his most personally memorable shows)
July 22, 2013 |
Univision Radio Network has dropped "Piolín por la Manana," the wildly popular, nationally syndicated Spanish-language morning radio talk show hosted by Southern California-based Eddie "Piolín" Sotelo, a Univision spokesperson confirmed. No reason has been given for the reported dropping of the show, which airs on dozens of radio stations in more than 20 U.S. states. Piolín has not posted to his Twitter account in two days. Lately, his program, broadcast in Los Angeles on KSCA-FM (101.9)
July 17, 2013 |
Maybe you can go home again. Keith Olbermann is headed back to ESPN. The famously scrappy host is returning to the sports broadcasting empire more than 15 years after leaving the fold in a cloud of controversy and bad feelings -- and more than a year after being fired from his last regular TV gig at Al Gore's Current network (since sold to Al Jazeera). Olbermann, 54, will host a self-titled 11 p.m. weeknight show on ESPN2 starting Aug. 26. PHOTOS: Celebrities by The Times "The program will focus on the day's relevant sports topics through a mix of perspective and commentary, interviews, contributors, panel discussions and highlights," the network wrote in a statement Wednesday. Olbermann achieved national fame as the host of a nightly political talk show that helped revive MSNBC as a bastion of liberal opinion.
July 17, 2013 |
In the typical life of a viral video, a reality show mishap becomes a YouTube clip, which then reaches the masses online. Uncommon Content, a New York filmmaker, is betting it can do the opposite. Uncommon, which produces the Reserve Channel on YouTube, makes half-hour shows for the Web and tries to get them picked up by networks to turn them into mainstream programs. It has so far produced seven Web series, one of which features musician, producer and entrepreneur Pharrell Williams.
July 16, 2013 |
Look out, "SportsCenter": At age 81, Regis Philbin is back with a new show, and he's not taking prisoners. "Crowd Goes Wild" premieres next month on Fox Sports 1, the new cable network designed to compete with ESPN. And hosting the festivities will be none other than Philbin, former overseer of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire," legendary morning-show co-host and perennial David Letterman punch line. "I think we're gonna have a little humor now and then," Philbin told WSJ Live in an online interview.
July 15, 2013 |
Jenny McCarthy will officially be joining “The View” as co-host, Barbara Walters confirmed Monday on the ABC talk show. “We love her because she's fun and uninhibited and opinionated enough to help us begin the latest chapter in 'The View' history,” Walters said of McCarthy, who has made 17 appearances on the show, including eight as guest co-host. The former Playboy model, who rose to fame on the '90s dating show “Singled Out,” will join the show in September, when its new season officially kicks off. She will be replacing Joy Behar, the longtime co-host who bids farewell next month.
July 12, 2013 |
When Elisabeth Hasselbeck strode out onto "The View" stage Wednesday morning for the last time, arm-in-arm with Barbara Walters, and bade a tearful farewell to her co-hosts, it wasn't exactly a surprise. After all, her departure from the show, after a decade as its lone conservative voice, had been rumored for months. It was, however, abrupt, coming less than a day after news broke that she would be leaving the ABC talk show to replace Gretchen Carlson as co-host of "Fox & Friends.
July 9, 2013 |
Move over, Katie Couric: Another “Today” veteran is looking to make waves in daytime. On Tuesday, NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution announced plans for a new syndicated program hosted by Meredith Vieira. “The Meredith Vieira Show” will debut in fall 2014 and will be produced out of New York City, with Vieira also serving as executive producer. VIDEO: Summer 2013 TV preview “All of us at NBCU are so excited about this new show with Meredith,” said Ted Harbert, NBC Broadcasting chairman, in a news release.