January 5, 2010
MOVIES Doug Benson's I Love Movies The stand-up comedian behind "Super High Me" aims his scabrous wit at the silver screen with this live monthly podcast in celebration of all things celluloid. Previous guests have included Zach Galifianakis, Sarah Silverman, Patton Oswalt, Jon Hamm and Paul F. Tompkins. Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, 5919 Franklin Ave., L.A. 7:30 p.m. Free. (323) 908-8702. losangeles.ucbtheatre.com. Harry Smith: The Avant-Garde in the American Vernacular With an eclectic mix of accomplishments and incarnations -- notably his widely influential 1952 "Anthology of American Folk Music" and pioneering work in experimental film -- Harry Smith (1923-91)
September 23, 2010
The Early Show Simon Baker. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Ben Rappaport; Tina Fey; Ken Jeong. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News Jaime King; Mike Henry. (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Round-table discussion with American Muslim teenagers. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Rachael Ray Jamie Lee Curtis. (N) 9 a.m. KCBS Regis and Kelly Judge Judy; Amy Poehler. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Tina Fey. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Oprah Winfrey Show Sarah Shourd, the American hiker held prisoner for 14 months in Iran.
July 30, 2011
SPECIALS MTV30 on VH1 Classic: Memorable moments, musical or otherwise, from MTV's first 30 years are spotlighted in a three-day marathon (6 a.m. VH1 Classic). Help! I'm Becoming a Cat Lady! It's an all-out cat-pocalypse – or, if you prefer, cat-mageddon – in this new special (7 p.m. Animal Planet). Nick & Vanessa's Dream Wedding: Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo are hoping it all comes off with and without a hitch in this new special (9 p.m. TLC). MOVIES Ultraviolet: Milla Jovovich is a one-woman wrecking crew in this futuristic 2006 action tale (8 p.m. KDOC)
May 16, 2011
The Early Show The winners of "Survivor. " (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Cee Lo Green; "The Real Housewives of New Jersey"; Ed Asner. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC Rachael Ray Mario Lopez. (N) 9 a.m. KCBS Live With Regis and Kelly Jimmy Kimmel; Jane Lynch; "American Idol" castoff James Durbin performs. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Randy Jackson; Suze Orman. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Doctors (N)
November 28, 2011
SERIES The Sing-Off: Motown great Smokey Robinson performs on the talent competition's season finale (8 p.m. NBC). Gossip Girl: The gang looks forward to a bash at the legendary New York nightclub Studio 54 in a new episode of the drama (8 p.m. KTLA). Terra Nova: Taylor and the mysterious Mira (Stephen Lang, Christine Adams) have a confrontation in the jungle on a new episode of the sci-fi adventure series (8 p.m. KTLA). Bored to Death: The quirky mystery-comedy starring Jason Schwartzman, Zach Galifianakis and Ted Danson ends its season (9 p.m. HBO)
May 20, 2011
The Early Show (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar's kids; Emeril Lagasse cooks. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Regis and Kelly Geoffrey Rush. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Daniel Radcliffe; John Larroquette; John Quinones. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Doctors Low-cost and free medical services; first aid tips. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL The Talk Tom Selleck; Mary Hart. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS Oprah Winfrey Oprah's favorite guest. (N)
August 30, 2009 |
The comedy nerds arrived first, confident that they'd have first choice of the 92 seats in the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre on Franklin Avenue in Hollywood. They would wait over an hour to get in. And that in itself is a status thing, because this tiny black-box theater houses the nucleus of the nation's alternative comedy scene, a place where Dane Cook is always a punch line. "The style of comedy just appeals to our sensibility," waiting fan Eric Wickersham, 25, said recently.