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  • Assembling live awards show is one of showbiz's no-win propositions

    Assembling live awards show is one of showbiz's no-win propositions
    Reading over Ken Ehrlich's resume, with all those Grammy and Emmy telecasts in his past, one question comes to mind: Why would anybody want to produce that many award shows? The entertainment industry is full of thankless tasks, most of them below the...
  • 'Fortitude' features polar bears and cold-blooded murder

    Sometimes a polar bear is just a polar bear, especially when it appears in a nature or reality series. The scripted version, on the other hand, is almost always a metaphor, the symbol of opposing forces (cuddly looks, predatory nature) or mystical...
  • Park Ridge could streamline cumbersome liquor licenses

    Park Ridge could streamline cumbersome liquor licenses
    A major overhaul of Park Ridge's liquor code could streamline the city's bewildering array of 22 current license classes into four and more logically align fees with actual uses. Under the proposed revamp unveiled Jan. 26, only four classes of liquor...
  • 5 academy contenders span not only globe, but also styles

    5 academy contenders span not only globe, but also styles
    As an oddly shaped, highly stimulating gang of five, this year's Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Live Action slate comprises a couple of hours of cinema more worthwhile than 90 percent of what's out there at the moment. Therefore you should see the program...
  • Ranking ACC nonconference football schedules, explaining added Friday games

    Ranking ACC nonconference football schedules, explaining added Friday games
    ACC schools vowed in 2001 not to play Friday night football, long the domain of high schools. That changed in 2012, when the conference signed a contract with ESPN that increased rights fees by 30 percent and mandated three Friday games per season....
  • Vanessa Echols leaving WFTV mornings

    Vanessa Echols leaving WFTV mornings
    UPDATED: Vanessa Echols is leaving WFTV-Channel 9 mornings to be reunited with Greg Warmoth at 4 p.m. on the ABC affiliate. They were together for 15 years in the mornings at WFTV. Nancy Alvarez will takes Echols' morning spot with Jamie Holmes, and the...
  • Hansen: Gay culture 2.0 hits Laguna Beach

     Hansen: Gay culture 2.0 hits Laguna Beach
    Drag queens are back in Laguna Beach. Main Street Bar and Cabaret is under new management with hopes of revitalizing the city's lost gay culture — but with a modern twist. "I call it Main Street 2.0," said manager Craig Cooley, a marketing and...
  • Fairfield Native Stars In truTV's New Series 'Breaking Greenville'

    Fairfield Native Stars In truTV's New Series 'Breaking Greenville'
    When Lucy Biggers of Fairfield graduated from Tulane University two years ago, she looked for the kind of job that would give her a lot of experience. WAGB, the ABC affiliate in Greenville, Miss., certainly gave her that. Though it was the 190th...
  • Television Q&A: What happened to "The Little Couple" on TLC?

    Television Q&A: What happened to "The Little Couple" on TLC?
    You have questions. I have some answers. Q: I am hoping you can find season two of this program, "The 100" for me. I have Googled it and know that I can buy each episode on Amazon.com or on Hulu, but I do not subscribe to either and am hoping I might...
  • Lionsgate in talks with China's Hunan TV for film and TV pact

    Lionsgate in talks with China's Hunan TV for film and TV pact
    Film studio Lionsgate is in advanced talks with China's Hunan TV & Broadcast Intermediary Co. for what could be the latest Hollywood deal by a Chinese company.  An agreement has not been finalized, but the discussions involve film financing, movie...
  • Does GOP take Palin and Trump seriously?

    DES MOINES, Iowa They are the sideshows of the Republican presidential campaign. While Republicans such as Jeb Bush, Ted Cruz and Rand Paul craft broad visions for governing and do the work that could set up a real presidential campaign, Sarah Palin...