| Jan 20, 2015
| 10:37 AM
"Nature Cat," a series for children aged 3 to 8 and just announced as a fall offering from PBS Kids, is a Chicago co-production.
The creators are Spiffy Pictures in Highland Park, makers of "Bunnytown" for Playhouse Disney (now Disney Junior) and "Jack'...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 8:56 AM
Sunday's first episode of the new, Chicago-made kids' TV series "Moochie Kalala Detectives Club" starts with Tim Kazurinsky's character telling his grandkids a fantastical story that leads to a search for truth at Adler Planetarium.
| Jan 16, 2015
| 6:39 AM
The television event of the year so far — yes, the year has hardly begun, and, yes, we've watched the dull Golden Globes, and seen an incalculable number of reporters shivering while standing near huge piles of street salt — has been the...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 2:24 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel will meet his challengers in five candidate forums ahead of the Feb. 24 city election, his campaign said Monday.
Senior campaign adviser David Spielfogel confirmed that Emanuel will particpate in five forums: the Chicago Tribune...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 10:00 PM
While portents of change echo across the local summer music landscape, one hot-weather classical enterprise that remains impervious to change, justifiably so, is the Grant Park Music Festival.
Given the successful marriage of municipal sponsorship and...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 5:57 AM
Brandon Pisano scheduled a tonsillectomy during his holiday break from his studies at Elmhurst College, but not until after he'd been part of a performance many other singers can only hope to have.
He, and 60 other members of the Elmhurst College...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 4:28 PM
•On Page 3 on Thursday, a photo caption accompanying a quiz about Thanksgiving incorrectly described the offerings at Chicago Diner. The restaurant offers vegetarian fare.
•A story in Tuesday's A+E section omitted the Chicago broadcast date...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 8:05 PM
Sam Farmer, The Times’ NFL writer, examines this week’s matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U=over/under). Last week’s record 11-4 (.735); season 113-62-1 (.646). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Former CBS and Leo Burnett Worldwide exec Bob Mauro has been named president of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the New York-based org that administers Emmy awards that fall outside the primetime scope of the West Coast-based...
| Jul 31, 2014
Chicago Newsroom CAN TV: Ken Davis is joined by David Kidwell (Chicago Tribune) and Alex Richards (Chicago Tribune). They discuss the city's highly suspect red light camera system. i>You may subscribe to the audio version of the Chicago Newsroom podcast.....
| Oct 23, 2014
| 11:10 PM
The Times' NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week's matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U = over/under). Last week's record 11-4 (.733); season 70-35-1 (.667). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the...