| Jan 27, 2015
| 1:48 PM
Those who watched the 2015 Miss Universe unfold received a healthy serving of glitz and glamour. The competition ultimately ended in celebration, as it should, with Colombia's Paulina Vega donning the tiara as the winner on Sunday at Florida International...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 12:10 PM
In Chicago, the city that wrecks, individual historic preservation victories are rare — side-by-side triumphs rarer still.
Yet just such a win is taking shape south of the Michigan Avenue bridge, where developers are pouring millions of dollars...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 7:09 AM
CBS has taken promotion to a different level with the preview of the "Two and a Half Men" finale. "Charlie Harper is alive. Or is he?" the network teases.
The episode title seems to answer the question: “Of Course He’s Dead – Part...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 7:26 AM
Comedies are harder to do these days than dramas, and could it be that viewers can't agree on what's funny?
Lucille Ball, Alan Alda and "The Golden Girls" had a way of uniting viewers. Jim Parsons and "The Big Bang Theory" carry on the tradition. So it'...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 3:19 AM
This week the end comes for two CBS series, Donald Trump names the victor on "The Celebrity Apprentice," and ABC counts down 15 movies that changed America. The week's highlights:
"Two and a Half Men" wraps up a bawdy 12-year run at 9 p.m. Thursday with...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 4:56 AM
NBC often uses its programs to bolster parent NBCUniversal, and that scenario is playing out as "The Celebrity Apprentice" finishes its season.
Will Geraldo Rivera or Leeza Gibbons win the reality contest? Ultimately, Universal Orlando Resort may be the...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 5:39 AM
"The Celebrity Apprentice" on Monday served up one of the nastiest chapters in reality history, then Donald Trump fired half the contestants.
What does it all mean? One reader says it's clear that Geraldo Rivera will win. "It is so blatantly obvious...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 8:55 AM
UPDATED: CBS had the most viewers Monday night, which was an accomplishment because "Scorpion" was a rerun.
Yet ABC handily won the 18-to-49 age group, thanks to "The Bachelor."
Still, viewing levels fell back down after NBC scored the most-watched...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 9:26 AM
UPDATED: Universal Orlando Resort was given a major showcase Monday on NBC's "The Celebrity Apprentice," but the program didn't burn up the ratings.
The Donald Trump reality contest averaged 5 million viewers for the Orlando hour, according to ratings...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 3:00 AM
As the likely coronation of Hillary Clinton as the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee quietly progresses without serious opposition, the Republicans seem to be working overtime publicizing an abundance of long shots hoping to be her challenger.
| Jan 29, 2015
| 3:02 PM
In today's Friday Files, we have everything from football fun to political gambling.
But first, something serious:
Fellow drivers, we have to slow the blazes down and be more aware — especially in the dark hours of morning when kids are walking to...