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  • Warwick Davis talks 'Merlin,' his Ricky Gervais project

    Warwick Davis talks 'Merlin,' his Ricky Gervais project
    The parade of special guests on “Merlin” continues this week when Warwick Davis stars as the guardian of a mystical path. In “The Eye of the Phoenix” (9 p.m. March 4, Syfy), Davis plays Grettir, a gatekeeper who will help Arthur,...
  • NBC renews 'Community,' 'Parks & Rec,' 'The Office;' Syfy keeps 'Being Human'

    NBC renews 'Community,' 'Parks & Rec,' 'The Office;' Syfy keeps 'Being Human'
    NBC renewed "The Office," "Parks and Recreation" and "Community" for the 2011-12 season on Thursday. It will be the third season for "Community," which stars Chicago native Danny Pudi, and a fourth for "Parks and Recreation." "The Office" will be back...
  • Game Time: 'Portal 2'

    Portal 2 PC, X360, PS3/$49.99-$59.99/April 19 The Orange Box. To anyone outside the gaming universe, the words mean nothing, but to those in the know they represent one of the game industry's best compilations to date. Valve's multigame pack was designed...
  • Ricky Gervais is here, there and everywhere

    Ricky Gervais is here, there and everywhere
    You couldn't avoid Ricky Gervais right now, even if you wanted to. The English comedian has a new stand-up special premiering on HBO on Saturday, just weeks before the DVD release of the first season of "The Ricky Gervais Show," an animated incarnation...
  • Just for Laughs releases 2012 slate, including Vince Vaughn

    The 2012 TBS Just for Laughs Comedy Festival has announced many of its headliners for the upcoming June fete of the funny in Chicago. The big-house slate at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., will include "An Evening With Kevin Smith" ("Clerks") on...
  • 'Too Short' is long on laughs

    Art imitates life, but only up to a point, in "Life's Too Short," the hilarious new Britcom premiering Sunday, Feb. 19, on HBO. Created by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant ("The Office"), the half-hour comedy gives Warwick Davis (diminutive Professor...
  • Why Chicago needs bigger place on world's stage

    Why Chicago needs bigger place on  world's stage
    At its 25th summit in Chicago this weekend, NATO will be preoccupied with the tricky business of how to advance its various institutional priorities — like global security and the building of stability — even as its member nations are more...
  • Reviews from Just for Laughs Chicago: Kevin Smith, Hannibal Buress, Janeane Garofalo + Kyle Kinane, Scott Adsit + Kevin Dorff, Patton Oswalt and Stephen Merchant

    Reviews from Just for Laughs Chicago: Kevin Smith, Hannibal Buress, Janeane Garofalo + Kyle Kinane, Scott Adsit + Kevin Dorff, Patton Oswalt and Stephen Merchant
    Going into "An Evening with Kevin Smith," it was difficult to imagine Smith answering audience questions as a Chicago Theatre show and one of the centerpieces of this year's TBS Just for Laughs Chicago comedy festival. Watching the 41-year-old...
  • Kid Rock performs at Underground Wonder Bar, Vince Vaughn plays WhirlyBall, First Lady dines at Cafe Spiaggia

    Kid Rock performs at Underground Wonder Bar, Vince Vaughn plays WhirlyBall, First Lady dines at Cafe Spiaggia
    Is there anyone in Chicago having more fun this summer than Chris Chelios? The former Blackhawk was standing alongside Eddie Vedder last month when the Pearl Jam singer gave an impromptu performance at Stanley’s Kitchen & Tap in Lincoln Park and...
  • Friday's TV Highlights

     
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  • Thursday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 20 - 26 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Feb. 20 - 26 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......