| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Right now Bob Greenblatt is adding "live TV musicals" to his list of favorite things (right after brown paper packages tied up with string).
"Sound of Music Live!", the first live musical on network television in more than 50 years and a pet project...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Normally it's Kristin Cavallari supporting fiance and Bears quarterback Jay Cutler on game day from the suites at Soldier Field, but during Cavallari's promotional appearance on behalf of her Chinese Laundry shoe line Saturday at the Von Maur store in...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 1:14 PM
The concept of "La Femme Nikita" has been given several workouts, first as an acclaimed movie, then as one of cable's first sustaining series successes. Television is making another run at it with this current CW show starring lithe Maggie Q as the...
| Nov 11, 2012
Although a traditional-style estate may not seem to blend with Adam Levine's pop rock persona, the Maroon 5 frontman and coach on "The Voice" has bought one in the Beverly Crest area for $4.83 million.
The single-level ranch house, white with long...
| 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...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 8:21 AM
For fans of TV history, a walk through the "Television: Out of the Box" show at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills is like a grand stroll through our collective past.
Visitors to the exhibition, which celebrates nearly 60 years of Warner Bros....
| Sep 21, 2011
| 9:42 AM
Fasten your seat belt for a flight back to the 1960s.
By definition, a series titled "Pan Am" would have to be set in an earlier era, since the title airline went out of business in 1991 after 64 years of operation. However, it's now back in business for...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 9:44 AM
When producer-director Amy Flanagan approached her about allowing a TV crew to film a documentary series in the bustling halls of King's College in London, Briony Sloper, the head of trauma and ER at the facility, at first was hesitant.
"It was a massive...
| May 24, 2013
| 11:30 AM
WILMINGTON, N.C. — Inside a 10-foot-tall cylinder a few miles from the beach, actress Britt Robertson is chained to a bedpost.
The petite 23-year-old is being held captive by her (fictional) ex-boyfriend, a possessive young man named Junior who'...
| May 30, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Julianna Margulies is almost too glamorous for television. With that raven hair and those fine-cut cheekbones, the 46-year-old actress seems born for adornment on a 22-foot-high screen. But her career has always revved on a higher level on the small...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
They say that television is a writer's medium, so it makes sense that the Writers Guild of America would have its own list of the 101 greatest TV shows of all time.
At the top of the list is "The Sopranos," HBO's multiple award-winning hit series that...