| Oct 31, 2012
| 4:32 PM
A strange little wrangle about probability has broken out here, so it's time to trot out the famous goats problem: You on a game show. The host shows you three doors. Behind one of the doors is a kettleful of......
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:24 PM
By the time the dust finally settled on Tuesday night, President Barack Obama carried Pennsylvania by 5.2 percentage points over Republican nominee Mitt Romney. So this begs the question: Just how correct were Pennsylvania’s army of pollsters in...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 4:40 PM
UPDATE AT THE END: Ralph Dukes, an Orlando nursing assistant at a veterans' home, will be a contestant Tuesday on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.” The game show, hosted by Meredith Vieira, airs at 10 a.m. weekdays on WFTV-Channel 9. Dukes...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 4:32 PM
NBC has ordered eight episodes of the Sean Hayes produced "Hollywood Game Night" -- a mix of celebrity cocktail party and game show....
| Dec 31, 2012
| 9:21 AM
It is hard to get too worked up about the deficiencies of a telecast when the game being covered feels like a preseason contest.
That was the case Sunday as the Ravens' junior varsity lost to the second-string Cincinnati Bengals 23-17 — with the...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Don't misunderstand. Barry Krauss loved Baltimore — from the crabcakes to the Inner Harbor to the rich provenance of the NFL team that picked him sixth overall in the 1979 draft. But five years later, the Colts' move to Indianapolis proved a godsend...
| Dec 26, 2012
I’ve often thought headline writing could anchor a game show that no one but copy editors would watch. The clock is ticking, space is limited, accuracy is a must, vitality is preferred -- and cleverness is the occasional icing on the cake....
| Dec 27, 2012
| 10:51 AM
Life on the fringe can be precarious, and this year three small Chicago theater companies with a combined 31 seasons among them decided to call it quits: BackStage Theatre and Caffeine Theatre (both on our best-of compilations in the past) and New Leaf...
| Nov 29, 2012
11th Annual World of Chocolate Gala
Thursday, November 29 6 p.m. -9 p.m.
720 S. Michigan
AIDS Foundation of Chicago
| Dec 4, 2012
| 7:36 AM
Walt Disney Co. has lost its appeal of a high-profile case concerning profits from the game show "Who Wants to be a Millionaire."
The Burbank media giant was ordered by a federal jury in 2010 to pay Celador International, the British company that...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 8:44 PM
'NBC Sunday Night Football' isn't just in a league of its own when it comes to NFL telecasts. It lives on another planet so far away from the nearest competition that it can't even be judged by the same standards. And last night's broadcast of the...