| Dec 2, 2014
| 8:05 AM
You have questions. I try to have answers.
Q: Is Sean Pertwee related to the actor on "Doctor Who," Jon Pertwee?
A: He is. Sean, for those of you tuning in late, plays Alfred on the Batman prequel series "Gotham," and has been seen several times...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Mike Nichols won four Emmys, a Grammy, an Oscar and nine Tonys. Plus a Golden Globe, two BAFTAs and several other awards. Here's a list of some of his many works.
"Charlie Wilson's War," 2007 (director)
"Closer," 2004 (director/producer)...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Kristin Scott Thomas will have to tone down her natural glamour and don a series of conservative dresses as Queen Elizabeth II in a return London engagement of "The Audience." The role was first played in London by Helen Mirren, who will appear in the...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Rob Marshall and Ellen Lewis will be honored at this year's Artios Awards, the Casting Society of America has announced.
Marshall, who received award recognition for his direction of films "Chicago," "Memoirs of a Geisha" and "Nine," as well as his...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Hopefully you've all had or are still having a great holiday break, but after New Year's Day things start getting back to normal, and TV is no exception.
Your regularly scheduled programming is about to return. So if you're wondering when your favorite...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 4:30 PM
In the midst of their ongoing tussle for the number one slot in Broadway's weekly Top 10, sixteen-year-old musical "The Lion King" has taken the title of top earner of the year, wrestling it away from longtime pack leader "Wicked."
Riding a remarkable...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 9:54 PM
"Archer," "Sherlock," "Bitten," "Chozen," "Looking," "HitRecord on TV": It's another busy week of TV premieres. Here are top picks for Jan. 13 to Jan. 19.
Monday, Jan. 13
9 p.m. Monday, FX
Sterling Archer and the former ISIS gang must find a...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:30 PM
January chilled Broadway to the bone last week, with the annual post-holiday slump and the polar vortex joining forces to push the Rialto box office barometer down by a mammoth $11.5 million.
To be sure, Main Stem sales always plummet in the wake of...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 10:28 AM
The second-season premiere of "The Following," airing immediately after Sunday's huge National Football Conference championship game, got a spike in the ratings.
The opener for the Kevin Bacon-starring thriller drew an average of 11.2 million viewers...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 5:19 AM
The number of film and television projects filmed in Chicago, jumped 20 percent in 2013 to 2,198 filming days, according to the Chicago Film office.
City officials said it was a new record high, trumping 2012's 1,808 days.
The filming hours include six...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Wednesday morning's Meet the Tony Nominees press reception took over the Paramount Hotel in Midtown Manhattan.
Print journos crowded into a small first floor restaurant while nominees including LaTanya Richardson Jackson ("A Raisin in the Sun"), Woody...