| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:19 AM
After the coffee. Before considering a new air conditioner.
The Skinny: After writing the words News Corp. for my entire career, I now have to start writing 21st Century Fox when describing the company that houses Rupert Murdoch's entertainment assets....
| Apr 24, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Seth Meyers and Hannibal Buress are coming home for the fifth annual TBS Just for Laughs Chicago comedy festival in June.
Evanston native Meyers, who runs the "Saturday Night Live" writers' room and "Weekend Update," is one of the festival's anchors--get...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Until recently, the Vera Wang bridal shop in Singapore imposed a non-refundable $482 fee to try on dresses. And last month a health food retailer in Australia posted this notice on its door: “As of the first of February, this store will be...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Television won’t take a holiday on Easter. Sunday will be unusually busy.
Likely to generate the biggest audience? "The Walking Dead," which ends its third season at 9 p.m. on AMC. To prevent spoilers, the channel has not previewed the episode,...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"HEARSAY ... blabbermouth ... chatter ... rumor ... natter ... scoop ... chin-wag ... catch gapseed ... play telephone ... grapevine ... buzz ... pickmouth ... the low down ... babble ... talk dirt ... broadcast ... report ... gossip ... prate ... blab .....
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Arguably best-known as manic Hollywood agent Ari Gold on "Entourage," multiple Emmy winner Jeremy Piven departs considerably from that persona to play the mogul behind a legendary London department store in this drama series from writer Andrew Davies ("...
| Jun 19, 2013
Katie Chang makes a disclaimer: She’s about to use a reference that reveals her youth.
“I feel like I’m Hannah Montana,” says the 18-year-old Winnetka native and star of Sofia Coppola’s “The Bling Ring,”...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Take it from someone who's clueless about "the hippity-hop," you don't have to be a fan of the genre to enjoy "The Hustle," the first scripted series from music network Fuse.
Created by Prentice Penny (producer/writer on "Happy Endings," "Scrubs" and...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 2:09 PM
The TNT television series “King & Maxwell,” which is relocating from Vancouver, Canada, is among the winners of California's annual film tax credit lottery. The California Film Commission said Tuesday 31 projects had been approved for state...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 2:59 PM
The hit series "Teen Wolf" is a top-ranked cable show among young viewers. It also ranks at the top of the list when it comes to receiving California film tax breaks.
On Tuesday, the MTV series was approved for an estimated $11-million tax credit for...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The fourth season of MTV's "Teen Wolf" has received $11.09 million, the highest of the 31 new allocations from California's Film and Television Tax Credit program, in which TV series take the lion's share.
"Teen Wolf," which has been relocated from...