| Nov 17, 2014
| 11:03 AM
Nude sword fighting? Netflix is definitely going for sexy in "Marco Polo," which premieres at 2:01 a.m. Dec. 12.
The streaming service has released a trailer for the adventure series that shows how the 13th century explorer ended up in China, and how one...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 10:59 AM
HBO's "Silicon Valley" and Amazon's "Transparent" were among the newbie standouts in this year's TV nominees for the Writers Guild Awards.
Both shows earned noms for comedy series as well as for new series. "Transparent" made it a trifecta with a nom for...
| Nov 26, 2014
The first teaser video for the fifth season of “Game of Thrones” is out, but don't get too excited. The […]...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 8:56 PM
Lop off your fingers, the new "Star Wars" lightsaber will. Know this, every Jedi knight should.
Happily, I can't write this entire column using a Yoda Speak Generator. So in simple Chicagoese, I'll tell you this: My experts insist that if you use that...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 12:39 PM
You haven't really heard the theme song to 'Game of Thrones' --HBO's popular fantasy series based on George R. R. Martin's 'A Song of Ice and Fire'-- until you've heard it performed by the Florida State University Marching Chiefs at Doak Campbell...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 6:34 AM
Chinese Internet giant Tencent has signed an exclusive deal with Time Warner’s HBO to stream the service’s shows online in China.
Tencent, one of the largest social networking and video streaming websites in China, will be the sole...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. didn't throw us many curveballs last year with its Golden Globe nominations, which sort of defeats the purpose of the whole exercise, doesn't it? If we wanted a group to rubber stamp the awards-season consensus, we'd look...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 11:26 AM
Get out your "Game of Thrones" costumes, people.
Kristian Nairn, who plays Hodor on the HBO series, is bringing his DJ act to Firestone Live! in Orlando.
His "Rave of Thrones" will play Dec. 13. It is billed as the show's U.S. debut, and it will...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 5:00 AM
As Netflix has spread its video streaming services around the globe, the company's been met with curiosity, skepticism and, at times, indifference.
But none of the Silicon Valley giant's adventures abroad generated the mix of fear and anxiety that it...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 4:54 PM
When Nik Vucevic prepared to enter the NBA in 2011, he turned to a trusted friend for advice.
Vucevic sought out countryman Nikola Pekovic, a center who had made the jump to the NBA after he had starred in Europe.
"We always talk about stuff related...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Time Warner Inc. reported third-quarter results that sailed past Wall Street projections as the media giant garnered higher fees for its television channels and movies.
The New York company posted third-quarter profit, after stripping out one-time items...