| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I have come to the conclusion that all programming, be it movies, television shows or even content coming from our home video cameras, needs a new rating classification. I call it NSFCPP: Not Suitable for Certain Public Places.
This idea first began...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 4:30 PM
For a daytime talk show about average people, “Steve Harvey” has had a noticeable number of far-from-average guests in its first two seasons.
President Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Mike Tyson and Honey Boo Boo have all made appearances on...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Rather than take a look at what is going on this weekend like I normally do in this column, I thought I would preview some of the biggest, Chicago-related celebrity events taking place this year. I’m not talking about the events we see every year...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 1:09 PM
There’s a reason we never heard much about the Scottie and Larsa Pippen reality show after We Tv announced it in December 2012: WE Tv quietly decided not to pick the show up.
“This show was in development at WE Tv last year,” said...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:30 PM
In 1971, Roger Hargreaves created a round, orange character with a toothy grin and named him Mr. Tickle. The creature was the first in a series of other Misters and Misses -- 85 in all -- who were featured in books, DVDs, art shows, products and several...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 5:06 AM
Tonight’s episode of "Real Housewives of Miami" was a quick one! We got a more intimate look into the lives of Joanna Krupa and Alexia Echevarria.
We begin by getting a sneak peek at Romain and Joanna looking at a vacant house on the market;...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 12:43 PM
"Eat Drink Love," Bravo TV's new reality show about five females who "claw their way to the top of the male-dominated Los Angeles food scene," premiered Sunday night. Being a female in the L.A. food industry, of course I watched.
The show chronicles the...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Camille Grammer of "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" is recovering from surgery she had last Thursday related to an endometrial cancer diagnosis.
"The surgery went well and she is expected to make a complete recovery following a significant...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Twitter was alive with discussion about actor Matt Smith's final appearance as the time-traveling protagonist of the long-running BBC science-fiction series "Doctor Who."
The Eleventh Doctor's farewell performance, in an episode telecast on Christmas...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:09 AM
Here are some notable shows on TV during the week of Nov. 4 to Nov. 10.
Monday, Nov. 4
Mike & Molly
8 p.m. Monday, CBS
A freshman comedy whose name I've already forgotten was canceled, so "Mike & Molly" is back! Chicago-area native Melissa McCarthy...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Netflix has had a big showing its first go-round with the Producers Guild Awards, landing drama and comedy series noms for "House of Cards" and "Arrested Development."
The rest of the drama series pack is comprised of usual suspects: AMC's "Breaking Bad,...