| Sep 19, 2012
| 6:34 AM
Teams are nearly half-full on NBC's "The Voice," which can only mean there's at least a solid week left of blind auditions. Good thing the blinds are so fun, but that doesn't mean there's not a healthy dose of heartbreak thrown in.
Collin McLoughlin, 24,...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 5:41 AM
Spots are getting scant on the teams of NBC's "The Voice" so the coaches are getting pickier and pickier (and sassier and sassier) and competition's getting fierce.
But for the contestants, it's still all about singing and dreams.
| May 22, 2012
William Beckett jokingly calls himself a mini-celeb. Fans of the former singer for defunct Chicago pop-rockers The Academy Is… would likely drop the “mini.”
Beckett’s big enough to have a “verified” check mark next to...
| May 22, 2012
| 12:04 PM
Now is when Chicago’s celebrity scene gets interesting.
Some of the biggest names in entertainment and sports will soon visit our city on vacation (NBA stars especially like to do this) or because they live here part-time (you can count on plenty...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 6:45 PM
Well, thank you "Glee," for being utterly depressing today. Le sigh. Where's a Kleenex when you need one? So, alas, this is the break up episode, where one...if not more...of our beloved "Glee" couples is going to break up.
Up first, we have Blaine and...
| Oct 23, 2012
Victoria Justice recognized the demographic jump she’d be making from her hit Nickelodeon show “Victorious” to the PG-13 rated film “Fun Size.”
“I was like, ‘Don’t really know if this is going to fly,&...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 7:59 AM
Despite a slightly bumpy road to get here, we’ve finally made it to the live shows. After baseball had interrupted the last two weeks causing scheduling problems, "X Factor" finally got back on course, with two new hosts. On the latest episode,...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 5:16 PM
December is all about the holiday specials on TV, but you'll find other interesting viewing as well.
On Dec. 7 Sundance debuts "Restless," a gripping two-night miniseries about a former WW II spy. Nat Geo Wild kicks off its annual Big Cat Week Dec. 9...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 6:55 AM
Two theme parks rev up their big festivals this weekend, and both feature concerts and themed cuisine. For the first time in years, the beginning of Universal’s Mardi Gras aligns with the “real” Mardi Gras, as seen in New Orleans. The...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 1:10 PM
So you passed on the idea of traveling 800 miles to revel in the Fat Tuesday crowds of the French Quarter in New Orleans? Lucky for you, Central Florida has its own offering of Mardi Gras 2013, held every Saturday night (with added Friday nights, March 15...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:06 PM
It was an over-the-top grand opening for Topshop and Topman at the Grove.
The British fashion brands debuted in L.A. in a big way Thursday, drawing a crowd of 10,000 to the shopping center, the biggest retail store opening ever for the Grove.