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Television

A collection of news and information related to Television published by Tribune Company sources.
A collection of news and information related to Television published by Tribune Company sources. « Show less

Top Television Articles

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  • Comic Tig Notaro: This hot property is more than the sum of her bad luck

    Comic Tig Notaro: This hot property is more than the sum of her bad luck
    Comedian Tig Notaro lives in an old house on a curving street in the Hollywood Hills with a Takamine acoustic guitar on a stand in the living room and a sign in the kitchen that reads "Take chances, abolish all the rules, ditch the recipe." As in cooking,...
  • MTV's 'Scream' feels like a retro take on the film franchise

    MTV's 'Scream' feels like a retro take on the film franchise
    "Scream," the metafictional slasher-movie franchise, has made its way to television, where it premieres as a series Tuesday on MTV. If you're going to make a TV show about murdering teenagers, that does somehow seem the likely place. Kevin Williamson,...
  • It's all great fun as animals run amok in CBS' 'Zoo'

    It's all great fun as animals run amok in CBS' 'Zoo'
    I think I speak for everyone when I say that television has ignored the dramatic potential of the rogue American zoologist for far too long. Mercifully, just such a man anchors the new CBS series "Zoo," which debuts Tuesday. That he is played by the...
  • Aasif Mandvi bridges East-West gap on 'Daily' basis and now HBO

    Aasif Mandvi bridges East-West gap on 'Daily' basis and now HBO
    As the senior Muslim correspondent on Jon Stewart's "Daily Show," actor Aasif Mandvi parodied some of the media's most absurd notions about Islam, the Middle East and essentially any brown culture that qualified as "foreign." While "reporting" on a...
  • Years before court ruling, pop culture shaped same-sex marriage debate

    Years before court ruling, pop culture shaped same-sex marriage debate
    For decades, gays and lesbians were almost invisible in film and television. Homosexuality in the larger culture was draped in code words, and onscreen depictions either disguised gays and lesbians or treated them as objects of ridicule or scorn. Then...
  • 'Love & Mercy': A worthy musical biopic ignored

    'Love & Mercy': A worthy musical biopic ignored
    It's in theaters, and only recently in wide release. But up against the monster hits "Jurassic World" and "Inside Out" a modestly scaled winner such as "Love & Mercy" has had a difficult time getting noticed this summer. It's not fair. Director Bill...
  • 'Manglehorn' review: Pacino as lonely locksmith

     'Manglehorn' review: Pacino as lonely locksmith
    Al Pacino follows up his recent, nicely tuned turn in "Danny Collins" with another sensitively rooted performance, playing a lonely locksmith with a tamper-proof heart in director David Gordon Green's "Manglehorn." In the tenderly observed character...
  • PBS to delay third season of 'Finding Your Roots' following review of scandal

     PBS to delay third season of 'Finding Your Roots' following review of scandal
    This week Henry Louis Gates Jr. once again found himself in the middle of another national teachable moment about race. The first time, six years ago, seemed to end amicably enough over beers on the White House lawn in a summit with the new president,...
  • 'They Are We' review: Documentary unites Cubans, Africans

    'They Are We' review: Documentary unites Cubans, Africans
    It takes a while to set up its centerpiece, a joyous transcontinental reunion of Afro-Cubans and Sierra Leone villagers. But the 77-minute running time of "They Are We," making its U.S. theatrical premiere this weekend at Facets with filmmaker Emma...
  • TV Picks: 'Thunderbirds,' 'Incredible Crew,' UCB does 'Seinfeld'

    TV Picks: 'Thunderbirds,' 'Incredible Crew,' UCB does 'Seinfeld'
    "Thunderbirds: The Complete Series" (Shout Factory Blu-ray). "Thunderbirds" is go! The complete run of the fourth and best known of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson's Supermarionation puppet series -- following "Supercar," "Fireball XL-5" and "Stingray" -- has...
  • Famous South Florida dads share their most cherished moments of fatherhood

    Famous South Florida dads share their most cherished moments of fatherhood
    Hugs. Ice cream after baseball practice. Teaching you the best things in life are not “things” at all. These are qualities that make dads great, and we have plenty of reasons to celebrate dads across America this Father’s Day. Here are...