Arts & Entertainment

Stephen Colbert prepped for 'The Late Show' with online videos

Stephen Colbert has been on a media blitz promoting his return to late night, he's also been spending the last few months releasing content online. Watch the highlights here.

Telluride: Davis Guggenheim on the father-daughter story at the core of 'He Named Me Malala'

The director of "He Named Me Malala" reveals how making the documentary about the young Pakistani activist impacted him as a father.

Telluride Film Fest: Danny Boyle says 'Steve Jobs' is a father-daughter story

The director says his biopic is a father-daughter story that reflects on screenwriter Aaron Sorkin as well as Boyle. He says it's important to tell stories about men like Jobs who now have more power than governments and who are humanized by the women in their lives.

Martin Milner, 'Route 66' and 'Adam-12' star, dies

Martin Milner, whose wholesome good looks helped make him the star of two hugely popular 1960s TV series, "Route 66" and "Adam-12," has died.

Telluride Film Fest: Michael Keaton, director Tom McCarthy and screenwriter Josh Singer for 'Spotlight'

"Spotlight" centers on the true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation within that city's Catholic archdiocese. The Frame's John Horn spoke with the people behind the film about keeping true to the real story, to which Keaton and McCarthy have personal connections.

After 25-year hiatus, first Arabic-language 'Sesame Street' opens again

Iftah Ya Simsim was one of the earliest foreign-language Sesame Street spinoffs of when it launched in 1979. But the beloved show went dark when its studio was partially destroyed during the Gulf War.

Telluride Film Fest: Rooney Mara in 'Carol'

Rooney Mara is 30 and has only been in a handful of films, but she's already worked with some top directors, including Spike Jonze, Steven Soderbergh and now Todd Haynes for "Carol." Mara talks about how she never was good at anything until she found acting, how her moods affect what roles she chooses, and why getting a tribute at a young age is still a shock.

From Fox to Netflix: GLAAD ranks the most LGBT-friendly TV and streaming networks

Matt Kane of the LA-based media advocacy group talks about the state of LGBT-inclusive TV today, plus why GLAAD is shifting its focus to the quality of LGBT depictions on television.

Guitar players happily find a revived tradition at Guadalupe Custom Strings

At what he calls the "custom lab," Gabriel Tenorio and his colleagues craft handmade strings for a wide range of instruments and musicians.

#ForceFriday: Disney wants you to feel the force — of their new merch

Guess what? New merchandise for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" hit shelves today. We have a rundown of some of the strangest gear this fourth.

LGBT found a voice in science fiction

Well before the Stonewall riots, Los Angeles was home to an early LGBT rights movement - birthed from science fiction.

Why are we drawn to heirloom fruits and veggies? They're 'edible memory'

Heirloom foods have grown in popularity, making their way into gardens, farms, farmers markets and restaurants. A sociologist says they offer a powerful emotional and physical connection to the past.

Composer David Newman remembers playing violin for John Williams's 'E.T.' score

This weekend, Angelenos have the unique opportunity to hear John Williams’s score to "E.T." performed live by the L.A. Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl.

After teen deaths, LA County moves to restrict EDM festivals

County Supervisor Solis talks about the things that went wrong at HARD Summer Festival that led to the deaths of two festival goers, plus how the County Board is trying to make EDM festivals safer.

What to expect from the 2015 Telluride Film Festival

The Frame's host John Horn is in Colorado for the influential Telluride Film Festival and provides a preview of what to expect for 2015.

Jonathan Ames turns Patrick Stewart into an impulsive, hard-drinking newsman in 'Blunt Talk'

Jonathan Ames wrote the part of Walter Blunt specifically for Patrick Stewart, after Ames was approached by the series executive producer, Seth MacFarlane.