Arts & Entertainment

New study on TV highlights lack of women behind the camera

A new report from the Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film looks at how the major television networks and some streaming services fare with hiring women.

'Best Time Ever,' Trevor Noah and other shows to watch during TV's fall season

Joe Adalian of talks about the new season, which includes Neil Patrick Harris' variety show, and Comedy Central after Colbert, Stewart and Key & Peele.

A once reluctant Jay Duplass is now a happy cast member on 'Transparent'

Duplass, who has mostly been a director, initially resisted the acting gig, but he's now happy to be part of a cultural phenomenon.

Quitapenas is the Inland Empire's newest Afro-Latin band

Emerging out of San Bernardino and Riverside is Quitapenas, a band playing a kind of Afro-Latin music that spans continents with their sound.

Something for everyone — even Jon Hamm? — at the Emmys

Eight-time nominee Jon Hamm of AMC's "Mad Men" gets a last shot at a trophy for his portrayal of a midcentury man in crisis.

LA faces 4 other cities in the running for 2024 Olympics

The stage is set for a two-year campaign with bids from former Olympic host cities Los Angeles, Paris and Rome, rounded out by Hamburg and Budapest.

'Dancing baby' wins copyright case

In Lenz v. Universal, about a YouTube video of a baby dancing to a Prince song, judges ruled that copyright holders must weigh whether use of material is fair use before issuing a warning.

Atticus Ross breaks down the score to 'Love & Mercy'

The DVD release of the Brian Wilson biopic provides an opportunity to hear how Ross, an Oscar-winning composer, used the catalog of the great pop music songwriter.

Richrath, former REO Speedwagon guitarist, songwriter, dies

Erik Stein confirmed on Monday that Richrath passed away but offered no details about the cause of death.

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures to move forward with building project

Museum Row along Wilshire Boulevard is set to house yet another cultural facility now that the Motion Picture Academy has settled differences with a neighborhood group.

For composer Derrick Spiva, music is all about movement

Whether he's writing for synchronized swimmers or dancers performing to African- and Indian-influenced sounds, Spiva keeps rhythm top of mind.

Ringo Starr cleaning house, will auction Beatles 'stuff' for charity

The Fab Four drummer is putting an original pressing of the White Album, a guitar once owned by John Lennon and one of his own Ludwig Oyster drum kits on the block.

Mayweather says he's fought his last, ending a 49-0 career

The boxing champion retires with a undefeated record matched only by Rocky Marciano.

NBA legend Moses Malone dies at 60

Authorities confirmed that Malone died in a Norfolk hotel room. Malone is known for being perhaps the greatest rebounder in NBA history.

5 Every Week: Jurassic Park food, the Broad Museum and the Hollywood Pool

From the heart of the Southland, this is 5 Every Week. In our inaugural episode, we’ll be running you through five great things you should do in L.A. this week.

The future of Aretha Franklin's 'Amazing Grace' could see more lawsuits

Aretha Franklin succeeded in preventing the documentary, "Amazing Grace," from playing the film festival circuit, but the singer could end up being sued herself.