| Apr 9, 2014
| 10:30 AM
NBCUniversal has named Alison Moore -- previously GM of DailyCandy, the female-focused website the Peacock shuttered last week -- general manager and EVP of TV Everywhere in the company's content distribution group.
In the newly created role, Moore...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:04 PM
At an upfront presentation for reporters Wednesday in New York, FX Networks Chief Executive John Landgraf outlined an ambitious slate of programming for FX and its recently launched offshoot FXX, promising that 2014 would be the "biggest year ever" for...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Zeebox's original second-screen app was designed to let TV viewers follow a show, in real time, as they watched it. But with that narrow focus, the company -- which has fewer than 2 million monthly active users worldwide -- has not hit the mass scale it...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 11:53 PM
Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz remembers traveling to the Bahamas as a child and getting ill on the small plane that took his family from Nassau to their destination. "I had terrible motion sickness when I was younger and I barfed into the bag," says the 33-...
| 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...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Antioxidants are all the rage. Yet the health properties of plant foods, such as fruits, vegetables, grains, and legumes, go beyond mere antioxidant status.
The buzzword today is "antioxidants." You can find the term plastered on food labels and...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 7:11 PM
Well, if you were one of those "The Walking Dead" fans who was wondering what was going on with the Governor, then Sunday night's episode — "Live Bait" — was just what you were waiting for!
This was one of those episodes that really...
| Oct 27, 2013
In the late 1930s, in response to a pair of deadly floods, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors called in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to control the unruly Los Angeles River, which had, over millenniums, shifted its course innumerable times on...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 4:32 PM
"Scandal," "The Americans," "The Walking Dead," "Portlandia," "Ripper Street," "Vikings," "House of Cards," "Hannibal"—February sees the return of several TV favorites. New series also launch, including "The Red Road" on Sundance, "Mixology" and the...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Having failed in its initial effort to buy Time Warner Cable, Charter Communications now wants to take over the company's board of directors.
On Tuesday Charter announced a slate of directors it will nominate to Time Warner Cable's board at its annual...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR TIM: My primary home and a camp I own in the woods both are covered with siding. One is wood, the other is vinyl siding, and both are dirty. In the past few years, I've been stunned to discover mildew and algae growing on the vinyl siding. I...