Television: It's Like, You Know...

It's Like Pretty Funny

There isn't much left to pick over when making fun of Los Angeles, but Peter Mehlman, a former co-executive producer at Seinfeld, goes deep enough into the vapidity of the Left Coast to make the subject fresh again. A magazine writer who moved from New York City to L.A. to write for television, Mehlman has created a show about a magazine writer who moves from New York to L.A. to write a book. And, though he can check out any time he likes, he never leaves.

It's Like, You Know... (Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. E.T., ABC) digs into the quirks of L.A.:...

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