| Jan 31, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Budweiser will hawk suds. Chevrolet will hype cars. And Fox will try to sell "24," "Cosmos" and "American Idol," among other programs.
When the Super Bowl comes around every February, it draws outrageous and over-the-top commercials from dozens of blue-...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Sherilyn Fenn was born in Detroit, Mich., on this date in 1965. This birthday gal may have made her biggest splash with her Emmy nominated performance as Audrey Horne on the quirky series "Twin Peaks" in 1990. She played a...
| May 29, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Playing a TV serial killer can be a confusing job, and James Purefoy knows it firsthand from "The Following." He earned a legion of fans attracted to his focused, controlled madman … and nearly lost them with a singular killing.
"I slaughtered my...
| May 6, 2014
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Dominic Scott Kay was born in Los Angeles, Calif., today in 1996. This birthday guy has appeared in such films as "Cousin Sarah," "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" and "Minority Report." He also lent his voice talents to the...
| 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...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 12:08 PM
As 2013 begins, Robert Sean Leonard is the theater world's equivalent of a star athlete who's just completed his contract and become a free agent. There isn't a team that wouldn't want him; all he has to do is pick the best fit and sign.
| Feb 4, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Less than 48 hours after Pete Wentz denied that Fall Out Boy was reuniting and told the Tribune "don't hold your breath that it's happening," the Chicago-area quartet’s website revealed Monday that the band has a new album and tour on the way....
| Feb 15, 2013
| 7:51 AM
If comic book characters are a driving force in Hollywood, it's worth noting that Wonder Woman, one of the most iconic characters of the last 70 years, has yet to star in her own live-action movie.
She hasn't been completely ignored. Two years ago,...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 8:20 AM
What do Steve Zahn, the actor who played Elliott in 1982's "E.T.," the telepathic police officer from NBC's "Heroes" and Lieutenant Eli Roosevelt from FX's "Sons of Anarchy" all have in common?
They're all scheduled to film TV pilots for ABC in the...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The marketing of AMC's new drama, "Low Winter Sun," revolves around a moody black-and-white photo of lead actor Mark Strong and the show's tagline: "Good Man. Cop. Killer."
Just another player in the crowded genre of "Gee, it's tough to be a straight...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 10:52 AM
During the eight-year run of the show “House M.D.” the series mantra was, “Everybody lies.” The corollary to that could well be, “Everybody cheats.” Maybe not everybody, but fairly close.
That’s why I can’...