| Oct 10, 2013
| 7:20 AM
After the coffee. Before rooting for the Tigers to beat the A's.
The Skinny: How do the St. Louis Cardinals do it? Every year they are in the running. That is some smart management and the Dodgers will have their work cut out for them. Thursday's...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Boosted by the first round of battles on "The Voice," NBC was the Monday night ratings victor again, according to early numbers from Nielsen.
The network drew 13 million viewers and a rating of 4.0 in the key 18-49 age group demographic, though NBC's...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Here's what to watch or skip on TV during the week of Oct. 21 to Oct. 27.
Monday, Oct. 21
CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story
8 p.m. Monday, VH1
The 1990s-era hip-hop trio gets its own biopic starring Chicago area native Keke Palmer.
Read my interview...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 9:35 AM
For the fifth week in a row, NBC won Monday night in prime time with its ratings juggernaut "The Voice" and its freshman hit "The Blacklist."
The network drew an average of 12.4 million viewers and a rating of 3.8 in the advertiser-desired 18-to-49 age...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Against Game 5 of the World Series, NBC's freshman FBI drama "The Blacklist" rose slightly from last week in the key 18-49 age demographic, while the singing contest "The Voice" was the highest-rated telecast of the night, according to early numbers...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:52 PM
Sprinkles Cupcakes and CBS sitcom "2 Broke Girls" are teaming up to celebrate National Vanilla Cupcake Day on Nov. 10.
From Nov. 1 to Nov. 15, Sprinkles locations nationwide are offering a limited-edition 2 Broke Not So Vanilla cupcake, including at...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:46 AM
Though NBC's "The Voice" dropped in the ratings from the previous week, Monday's episode, the start of the live competition rounds, was the highest-rated show that night among young adults -- the demographic most cherished by advertisers.
| Jul 11, 2013
| 7:02 AM
After the coffee. Before getting my Comic-Con costume ready.
The Skinny: Some folks are griping about the humidity here this week but having recently spent some time back East let me tell you we still have it pretty good. Thursday's headlines include...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:42 AM
As expected, ratings for the second episode of the season for Fox's "The Following" were significantly lower in its move to its regular time slot, while most broadcast shows rose week-to-week and CBS' lineup surged to win Monday night.
| Dec 18, 2013
| 3:41 PM
TV is getting exciting again after the holiday lull. "Justified," "Cougar Town," "Shameless" and "Girls" return with new seasons, while "Chicago P.D.," "True Detective" and "The Spoils of Babylon" debut the week of Jan. 6 to 12.
For a more complete...
| Nov 18, 2013
Three seasons into 2 Broke Girls, it still happens. People are shocked when they find out Jonathan Kite is a regular American guy from Skokie, Ill., and not Oleg, the lecherous short-order cook who perpetually harasses— er, flirts with Max (Kat...