| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 12:41 PM
The last weekend of March offered up a bunch of TV events, but you ain't seen nothing yet. April 2013 brings showers of season and series premieres, finales and films to add to the already launched new seasons of "Game of Thrones," Doctor Who" and others....
| 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....
| Mar 28, 2012
| 7:29 AM
Spring is showering new and returning TV series, movies and specials upon viewers. Here's a calendar of upcoming shows. As is always the case, I will update as I learn about more.
Sunday, April 1
10 a.m. | "Ultimate Spider-Man," Disney XD (series...
| 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...
| 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...