| Jan 16, 2015
| 6:22 AM
Eleven years ago, four high school boys from Phoenix won a nationwide robotics competition sponsored by NASA, beating students from MIT, among other competitors. They became science-world darlings, a team of undocumented immigrant teenagers from Mexico...
| Jan 4, 2015
Scarcely have the holidays departed, the last bite of figgy pudding or sip of egg nog cycled through our system, the last present sorted for use or reuse, than the winter television season comes crashing down upon us, laden with gifts of its own. Yes,...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 5:26 AM
Zombies, singers and comedians fill the weekend bill. The highlights:
1. Grammys, 8 p.m. Sunday, CBS
Beyoncé will perform with John Legend and Common. She will sing "Precious Lord, Take My Hand," then the segment will go into "Glory" from the movie...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 6:46 AM
Starting Friday, up to 10,000 Chicago high school students have the opportunity to see the film "Selma" free at one of nine theaters in the area.
The initiative, organized by the nonprofit After School Matters, kicks off this weekend just before Martin...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 7:32 AM
Congratulations, TV lovers. You've survived the least wonderful time of the year. In December, Hollywood takes the equivalent of a long holiday, packing the schedule with reruns and holiday specials you've seen 80 times.
Well, never fear. January is...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 1:36 PM
"Real Time With Bill Maher" returns this week with comedians Chris Hardwick and Jay Leno as guests.
The panel will be political commentator Paul Begala, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina and author Salman Rushdie.
The HBO series starts its 13th...
| Jan 14, 2015
Americans haven't fallen out of love with movies, but they are losing patience with rising ticket prices.
Fifty three percent of moviegoers tell financial advisory firm PwC that the reason they don't see more movies is that it costs too much in theaters,...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 1:33 PM
Someone should have thought of this whole College Football Playoff thing a long time ago. The overnight TV viewer ratings for Monday's inaugural championship game are in, and they're sensational.
According to Nielsen, Ohio State's 42-20 victory over...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 9:02 PM
Zombies are coming to Sands Bethlehem Event Center.
The movie thriller "Zombie Killers: Elephant's Graveyard" has been given a commercial release date of Feb. 3. And the event center will hold its Lehigh Valley premiere with several of the stars in...
| Jan 29, 2015
“A.K.A. Jessica Jones” is adding another actor to its growing ensemble. Actress Rachael Taylor (“Grey's Anatomy”) will play Patricia “Trish” […]...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 11:14 AM
Hoping to attract more customers by offering less TV, Dish Network executives announced Monday that they will soon launch a slimmed-down -- OK, emaciated -- online TV service for $20 a month.
Dubbed Sling TV, it marks the first time that a major company...