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Tuesday's TV highlights: 'Hollywood Cycle' and more

Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes

'True Detective' recap: Brush with death sparks new life

Vinci Det. Ray Velcoro (Colin Farrell) experiences a rebirth of sorts after a brush with death. And career criminal Frank Semyon (Vince Vaughn) turns increasingly violent in attempting to recover his ill-gotten wealth on "Maybe Tomorrow," Episode 203 of HBO's "True Detective."

'Blackfish' buyer Amy Entelis wants CNN to work even when news isn't breaking

As TV viewers find ever more ways to consume information, CNN has discovered it's tough for a cable news network to survive on news alone. So in 2012 CNN President Jeff Zucker enlisted Amy Entelis, a news executive who developed some of the top talent in the TV news business, to get the channel...

TV This Week, July 5-11: '7 Days in Hell' and more

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'Conan' heading to Comic-Con with 'Hunger Games,' 'Thrones,' 'Walking Dead' casts

First Cuba, now Comic-Con: Conan O'Brien will be the first late-night host to broadcast from Comic-Con International during the annual genre convention.

PETA blasts new CBS thriller 'Zoo' for use of wild animals

PETA has lashed out at the CBS summer series "Zoo," saying that the network and producers ignored the animal rights group's pleas to not exploit and inhumanely treat wild animals.

MTV brings a social-media-savvy 'Scream' to the small screen

Bella Thorne's slim iPhone, playful text messages and revealing swimsuit replace Drew Barrymore's clunky landline, flirtatious phone call and cable-knit sweater in the upcoming TV revival of the horror film franchise "Scream."

TV Pick: 'Star Wars Wars'

"Star Wars Wars" (YouTube). Marcus Rosentrater, an Atlanta-based filmmaker and animator (he works on "Archer"), has taken all six "Star Wars" films and overlaid them into one single mind-bending work of art -- yeah, I said it -- that in the bargain transforms the last three movies in the series...

Jimmy Fallon 'totally fine' after hand injury; Friday's 'Tonight Show' canceled

NBC has canceled Friday's taping of "The Tonight Show" after host Jimmy Fallon was hospitalized and had minor surgery.

Women's soccer fans Amy Poehler, Seth Meyers reunite for 'Really!?!' on 'Late Night'

Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers together again! The "Weekend Update" comrades reunited on Wednesday for a major helping of their once-recurring segment, "Really!?!"

'Transparent' gets season 3 order from Amazon; season 2 premieres in fall

Amazon wants more "Transparent" and has greenlit the the award-winning dramedy for a third season.

Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Under the Dome' on CBS

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Channing Tatum and Jimmy Fallon perform 'Magic Mike' scenes written by kids

"The Tonight Show" asked elementary school kids to write scenes for a film entitled "Magic Mike." The children were supposed to imagine what that movie would be about.

Another 'Poldark,' and once again it's scything the fans

When the epic romantic TV series "Poldark" premiered this spring in England, its success took even the producers by surprise.

Just a chat with your friendly neighborhood president

President Obama spent an hour Friday in a garage in Highland Park with comedian Marc Maron, taping an episode of Maron's "WTF" podcast. (The episode went live Monday on Maron's website and other platforms.) Just two men talking, with Secret Service in the driveway and, according to the host, a...

David Oyelowo looks for 'brave, meaningful work'

Six months before he floored audiences with his thrilling portrait of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in "Selma," David Oyelowo had another movie, "Nightingale," premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival. It's all Oyelowo, a one-man show about an Army veteran fighting a losing battle with the voices...

Carrie Brownstein juggles writing, a band and acting in TV and film

She stars on "Portlandia," writes and creates the show. Her band, Sleater-Kinney, got back together, recorded a new album and went on tour. You may have seen her on "Transparent" too. She has a memoir being published in the fall and a small role in the upcoming Todd Haynes movie, "Carol."

On the watch list: 'Ballers' and 'The Brink'

Two new HBO comedies premiere Sunday; each is worth a look.

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