| 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...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 1:40 PM
Fox couldn't keep a high-tech security team from "Breaking In" to its broadcast schedule.
The comedy, which stars Christian Slater, Bret Harrison, Alphonso McAuley and Odette Annable, was cancelled in May. Now Fox has renewed the show for a 13-episode...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 1:08 PM
Jeff Bridges reprises his role from almost 30 years ago - and, thanks to digital effects, doesn't look a day older in certain scenes - in this dazzling sequel to the Disney fantasy, as his character's son (Garrett Hedlund, "Country Strong") plunges into...
| May 11, 2011
| 9:50 AM
"House" is leaving the building, "30 Rock" has rolled away, "The Middle" is coming to an end, and "American Idol" will soon be idle.
A generation ago, the end of the broadcast networks' season meant the beginning of the "nothing worth watching" season....
| May 13, 2011
| 7:31 AM
In novels and songs, in movies and plays and TV shows, addiction to drugs and alcohol is a frequent theme. Steve Earle's new novel "I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) is the latest, but here are some previous standouts...
| May 16, 2011
| 6:28 AM
It's kind of amazing how Fox can simultaneously make me cheer and boo with its programming choices. And it's all my fault, I guess.
I don't like reality TV, and with today's announcement of its 2011-12 primetime schedule, Fox proves it plans to dominate...
| May 17, 2011
| 6:00 AM
ABC on Tuesday announced its 2011-12 prime time schedule that includes 13 new shows, seven of which will premiere this fall. Among the new entries is "Pan Am," adrama about pilots and flight attendants set in the 1960s (everyone seems to be creating their...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 11:45 AM
After three months away and news that it has been renewed for an eighth season, "Bones" returns on a new night--Mondays--and with major development: Brennan (Emily Deschanel) goes into labor while she and Booth (David Boreanaz) are investigating a...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Kim Kardashian’s last public appearance in the Chicago area — a highly anticipated promotional appearance at the Michael Hill Jeweller store in Water Tower Place mall in 2010 — started two hours late and lasted only 20 minutes.
| 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...