| May 30, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Last year, Animal Planet aired the "docufiction" special "Mermaids: The Body Found" and grabbed the cable channel's strongest ratings since the death of Steve Irwin in 2006. So it's no surprise that last weekend, they returned to the ocean for "Mermaids:...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 12:26 PM
This year's Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo will be especially nerdy--but cool at the same time. That's because the cast members from "Chuck" and "The Vampire Diaries" will be there.
C2E2, which takes place March 18-20 at McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Now that the holidays are (almost) over, you're probably ready for your favorite shows to return as the midseason schedule kicks in. A lot of brand new shows premiere in January as well. So get ready. Here's a list of series, season and winter premiere...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 9:45 PM
You wouldn't know it by the long list of series premieres and specials, but the summer TV season is winding down. Before the broadcast networks start rolling out their fall shows, Cinemax will premiere its first series, "Strike Back," Discovery will...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 7:55 AM
Ghosts are never invisible on Syfy, since the network has 8 billion versions of its ghost-hunting franchise. The original "Ghost Hunters" (8 p.m. Aug. 24, Syfy; 2.5 stars) returns Wednesday for 15 new Season 7 episodes with a case called "Urgent" that...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 2:14 PM
When it comes to the paranormal, television shows have taken a variety of approaches to the subject. Some attempt to make contact with departed loved ones ("Crossing Over With John Edward"), others try to confront and resolve conflict with restless...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 9:53 AM
I look forward to January TV because one of my favorite shows, FX's "Justified," always premieres at the midseason. But the 2013 midseason schedule is special for another reason: "Cougar Town" begins its new life on TBS Jan. 8, the same night Season 4...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 6:00 PM
Halloween is still more than two months away, but ghosts are filling up movie theaters like it's already October.
"ParaNorman,"a stop-motion animated film about a boy who talks to ghosts and zombies, and "The Awakening," a period tale of a grieving...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Every February we celebrate Valentine's Day and Black History Month, but this one is extra special because we welcome NBC's "Community" back to TV after too long a hiatus. It's also when the high-profile Netflix series, "House of Cards," debuts. Back on...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 8:21 AM
The fall TV season gets underway in September, with the brand new season of "Doctor Who" leading the way. This year the major networks have spread out their new and returning show premieres. If you don't see a series listed here, it's more than likely not...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 6:27 PM
Want to see dead people? Apparently the Rialto Square Theatre is one of your best bets. The 86-year-old venue in Joliet offers ghost tours led by the All Seeing Paranormal Group and will be featured on Syfy’s “Ghost Hunters” Wednesday....