| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:06 PM
WGN America is new to the scripted drama business, but its first series, "Salem," is looking like a scary winner.
The story of the infamous witch trials in 17th century Massachusetts, "Salem" will premiere April 20, the network has announced. It's second...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 4:00 PM
WASHINGTON — Rep. Henry Waxman said a meeting between his staff and Tribune Co. executives did not ease his concerns about the fate of the Los Angeles Times once the company spins off its newspaper operations.
The Democrat from Los Angeles also...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Consider these recent key actions: Universal abruptly refocuses Focus Films in hopes of maximizing profits. Time Warner plans to spin off its magazines to a new publicly traded entity in which the editorial side of the magazines is placed under control of...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Actor Dave Madden, best known as the grumpy band manager on the hit series "The Partridge Family," died Thursday at age 82. To commemorate his career, especially his most high-profile role, Antenna TV, owned by the Tribune Company, which also owns The...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:19 AM
The issue of the Wrigley Field renovations came up at the Cubs Convention last weekend.
Or I should say, the lack of renovations came up.
“I think you know what the holdup is,’’ said Crane Kenney, the team wonk in charge of...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:43 PM
As long as this Chicago winter might feel, it's a mere blip compared with the ongoing movie awards season.
The Movie City News website runs a column called "20 Weeks to Oscar," which translates to about 38 percent of the year — yet if you count...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 5:13 AM
Talks between the Cubs and rooftop owners are at an impasse amid the first legal shot, continued disagreement over outfield advertising signs and convention weekend rhetoric.
As a result, the much-hyped $300 million Wrigley Field renovation — and...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:01 AM
Commercial real estate research firm CoStar Group Inc. announced Monday it has acquired Apartments.com from Chicago-based Classified Ventures for $585 million.
Classified Ventures had been shopping the apartment rental website since September, retaining...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 4:30 PM
CBS' homage to the Sherlock Holmes myth, "Elementary," is getting $2.7 million per episode in the aftermarket, according to the network's top executive - the result of a demand for exclusive licensing windows from the emerging field of online-video...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:34 AM
| Mar 6, 2014
| 8:20 AM
Veteran publishing executive Jack Griffin has been named chief executive of the new Tribune Publishing Co., leading a group of eight newspapers including the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune.
The publishing chain is being spun off as a separately...