| Sep 9, 2013
Esquire Network to take over Style! No, the launch of Esquire Network, which was originally suppose to happen in April, hasn't been delayed again. Instead the new network is going to be a part of some organizational changes at NBCUniversal, one that...
| Apr 22, 2013
On April 20, the 2013 Shanghai motor show kicked off. As The Detroit Free Press puts it, the event served up a high-decibel dosage of fashion, sports and music (oh, and cars) to some 10,000 journalists. More than 100 automakers......
| Mar 1, 2011
| 10:39 AM
We're well into TV's midseason and the onslaught of series premieres or finales, special events and returning shows no sign of letting up. My top "must-see" beginning in March? The final 10 episodes of "Stargate Universe," which begin March 7 on Syfy. I'...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 12:26 PM
This year's Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo will be especially nerdy--but cool at the same time. That's because the cast members from "Chuck" and "The Vampire Diaries" will be there.
C2E2, which takes place March 18-20 at McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 2:09 PM
Lots of new TV, local shows for the first week of 2012.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
The Devil Inside
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
The Bachelor (season premiere; 8 p.m.; ABC)
Pretty Little Liars (returns from hiatus; 8...
| Jun 21, 2011
Ryan Dunn, a member of the "Jackass" crew of outrageous daredevils and gross-out pranksters of MTV and movie fame, died in a fiery car crash in a Philadelphia suburb early Monday. He was 34.
Dunn and an unidentified passenger died in the accident,...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 9:30 AM
Fire up that DVR: Here's our picks for Friday-Sunday.
•"NSTF:SD:SUV" (Midnight; Adult Swim): The series premiere of the show (above) that rightfully takes "CSI" and "SUV" and all those other acronym-happy programs down a peg.
| Jul 25, 2011
| 5:03 AM
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
Cowboys & Aliens
Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Mongo Wrestling Alliance (season finale; 12:15 a.m. Monday; Adult Swim)
There’s Something Wrong With Aunt Diane (special; 9 p.m. Monday; HBO)
The A-List: New York...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 1:29 PM
To paraphrase the Talking Heads, this ain't no "Dancing"; this ain't no "Wipeout"; this ain't no foolin' around
The odd celebrity may turn an ankle on "Dancing With the Stars," and the odd contestant (OK, almost all the contestants) may face-plant...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 8:20 PM
The fall TV season chugs on in October with tons of new and returning shows premiering. I'll do a photo gallery of top choices soon, but here's a complete as I can make it list. I miss something? Leave a comment and I will add it.
Saturday, Oct. 1...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Marc Maron is nothing if not perceptive about his own tics, as his Twitter feed will attest. “My Jewish stomach doesn't like Korean food,” he posted recently, and then asked: “Racist?” Both profoundly insecure and deeply ambitious,...