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January 30, 1997 | JEFF KASS
An attorney for a young woman charged with trying to kill her twin sister and assume her identity said Wednesday that he believes his client's sibling is using the "sensational" media coverage of the unusual case for financial gain. Deputy Public Defender Roger Alexander, who is representing Jeen Young Han, said his client's sister, Sunny Han, has taken her story on the television circuit and might have been paid for a recently taped a segment of the Leeza Gibbons talk show.
March 20, 2014 | By Christi Parsons
WASHINGTON - President Obama teased Ellen DeGeneres about the selfie she took at the Oscars and confessed to leaving his socks and shoes lying around while the first lady is out of town, but before the end of his Thursday appearance on her talk show, he got DeGeneres to put in a plug for the Affordable Care Act. That's Obama's deal with popular media these days as the president enlists help to boost healthcare sign-up numbers before the March 31...
March 2, 2014 | By Matt Cooper
Customized TV Listings are available here: Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 2-8, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   SERIES Almost Human The futuristic action-drama ends its freshman season; Karl Urban and Michael Ealy star. 8 p.m. Fox Bates Motel This drama inspired by Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 terror tale "Psycho" is back for a second season; Freddie Highmore and Vera Farmiga star. 9 p.m. A&E Fashion Police Joan Rivers and company offer their assessments of last night's Oscar fashions.
March 12, 2014 | By Mary McNamara, Los Angeles Times Television Critic
Turns out you can teach an old time slot new tricks. The recent passing of "The Tonight Show" torch from Jay Leno to Jimmy Fallon sparked the inevitable state-of-the-genre conversation. In a world ruled by tweets and memes, Netflix and YouTube, is there even a place for late-night talk shows anymore? FOR THE RECORD: Jimmy Fallon: A critic's notebook in the March 13 Calendar section implied that "The Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon has not interviewed a U.S. president. In fact, Fallon interviewed President Obama on his previous show, "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.
November 15, 2013 | By Patrick Kevin Day
Sarah Silverman and Jimmy Kimmel dated for several years in the early '00s, but broke up in 2009. Apparently the feelings aren't so bad, since Kimmel had her on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Thursday to promote her upcoming comedy HBO special, "Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles. " As with any long-term relationship, there was still some unfinished business to attend to, so Silverman came out with a bankers box of "Jimmy's Stuff," including socks, a toothbrush, "fat" jeans and a collage of Jimmy's face cut out of all their photos they took together as a couple.
December 21, 2007 | Matea Gold, Times Staff Writer
Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert joined their late-night comrades Thursday in announcing that they would reluctantly return to the air next month without their writers. After a previously scheduled two-week hiatus, "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report" will resume production Jan. 7, Comedy Central said in a statement released late Thursday afternoon.
March 9, 2014 | By Matt Cooper
Customized TV Listings are available here: Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 9-15, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   SERIES The Bachelor Juan Pablo makes his choice on the season finale, followed by "The Bachelor: After the Final Rose. " 8 and 10:01 p.m. ABC Bones The forensics drama returns with new episodes; "24's" Freddie Prinze Jr. guest stars. 8 p.m. Fox The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills The docu-soap wraps another season.
February 5, 2014 | By Scott Collins
Thursday night is the end for "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno. " After 22 years, the 63-year-old host is leaving NBC's legendary late-night talk show and handing over the reins to Jimmy Fallon. The Times recently spoke with Leno backstage at "Tonight" about his departure, his thoughts on comedy and the Conan O'Brien fiasco of four years ago, and what he'll do next. Here are some excerpts from the conversation: You've said that leaving "Tonight" now feels "about right. " But I can't imagine you're happy.
January 21, 2014 | By Joe Flint
China is getting "The Ellen DeGeneres Show. " Warner Bros., which produces and distributes the daytime talker, said it has struck a deal with Sohu Video, an online distributor, to carry the show in China. The studio said it is the first time a U.S. syndicated talk show will be available in China. Subtitled episodes of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" will hit China within two days of their original broadcast here. WINTER TV PREVIEW: Full coverage of the season's shows Sohu is an over-the-top video service similar to Hulu.
January 6, 2014 | By Yvonne Villarreal
Could the second time be the charm? "The Queen Latifah Show," the freshman syndicated talker from Sony Pictures Television, has been renewed for a second season on CBS stations. At a time when just about everyone is entering the daytime talk show arena, the offering featuring the singer-actress has managed to hold its own amid the competitive clutter. It debuted last September to a strong 1.7 rating -- putting it just behind Katie Couric's talk show (which will end its run this summer after two seasons)
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