| May 23, 2012
| 5:13 PM
A cunning vampire overlord, a murderous meth maker and an oil baron carrying a Texas-size grudge: In a summer TV schedule stuffed with bold, brash characters, Mayor Tom Kane vanquishes all pretenders.
He's the biggest, the boldest. He is the "Boss."...
| Oct 16, 2012
Sanaa Lathan: The Sunday Conversation interview with Sanaa Lathan in the Oct. 14 Calendar section said that her TV series "Boss" would be airing its season finale that night. The season finale airs Friday.
Fracking study: An article in the Oct. 15...
| May 31, 2012
| 3:04 PM
The Season 2 trailer for Starz' "Boss"drops the bad news to Kelsey Grammer's Mayor Tom Kane right away.
"Mr. Mayor, you have to know," says his doctor, Ella Harris (Karen Aldridge), "your best days are behind you."
The trailer shows the embattled...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 12:51 PM
Drake didn’t head straight to his next tour stop like some artists do after his show Saturday at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park. The “Best I Ever Had” rapper kept the party going in the Chicago-area that night an the...
| Jun 10, 2012
Joining the ranks of teenage homeowners is "Hunger Games" star Josh Hutcherson, who has bought a place in the Hollywood Hills West area for $2.5 million.
The 19-year-old also becomes another link in a string of celebrities who have called the place home....
| Jun 28, 2012
| 1:15 PM
Some Chicago residents should expect disruptions in the coming weeks as MTV shoots a new scripted dramatic series, titled 'Underemployed', throughout the city.
In a slight departure from the network's usual reality series, the Chicago-based show will...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 4:59 AM
When "Boss" returns for its sophomore season Aug. 17, Chicago Mayor Tom Kane, his political allies and enemies will reveal more of themselves. But don’t think it’s going to be a touchy-feely affair.
"Everybody's still kind of diabolical,...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 8:51 AM
Starz gives another nod to Chicago history with the key art for Season 2 of its political drama "Boss."
In the image, Chicago Mayor Tom Kane (Kelsey Grammar) holds an iron hook--no, this isn't a horror/slasher series, but Kane does do horrible things--...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 4:30 PM
If you followed Kelsey Grammer’s time in the Chicago area filming Season 2 of cable network Starz’s “Boss,” you likely know the five-time Emmy-winning actor had his wife’s name tattooed on his hip in April at Insight...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:20 PM
"SEAL Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden" (7 p.m. Nov. 4, Nat Geo; 2 stars) does the impossible: It makes the clandestine and no doubt harrowing U.S. mission that killed Osama bin Laden kind of dull.
Republicans have complained that the...
| Nov 20, 2012
The Chicago-based Showtime dramedy "Shameless" can either be seen as a small victory for Chicago's TV and film community or a missed opportunity, depending on how you want to look at it.
The series films most of its exterior scenes in Chicago (unlike...