| Jul 9, 2014
Prominent Chicago Democrats have had an easy time with the national media for decades — as easy as shaking a ring of keys to distract an anxious child in church.
Former Mayor Richard M. Daley rode a bicycle in photo ops and put a few plants on the...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 1:48 PM
The Creative Arts Emmys will be handed out beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. Although most of the 80 categories probably hold little interest to those who aren't friends, family or colleagues of the nominees, the...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Dick Cavett is not the first name that pops to mind when contemplating the 40th anniversary of President Nixon's resignation, but it does have the attraction of providing a completely new angle on a familiar if still-fascinating story. And as "Dick...
| Mar 18, 2011
Netflix is now officially in the original content business. The streaming video and DVD subscription service confirmed earlier reports Friday that it has acquired rights to be the first home for "House of Cards," an hourlong political drama series...
| Mar 16, 2011
Netflix’s growth strategy may be built on a house of cards, literally. In a shift, the home entertainment company is in advanced negotiations to acquire “House of Cards,” a political drama series starring and produced by Oscar-winner...
| Mar 18, 2011
Plus: Ratings for the first full day of the NCAA tournament, and NBC passes on a summer reality staple for this year....
| Nov 15, 2012
Netflix's "House of Cards" is the first regular role in a series for Kevin Spacey, and from the trailer it's easy to see why he signed on....
| Jan 8, 2014
Johanna has bailed on "Downton Abbey." Halfway through the season four premier the other night she said, "Do you care about these people anymore? I don't" And that was that. I did find it hard to get back into the......
| Jan 12, 2015
| 4:21 AM
The Golden Globes on Sunday set a very high bar for the Academy Awards. How will the Oscars top the Globes' blazing zingers from hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler or the poignant speeches of George Clooney and Kevin Spacey?
The Globes are lucky because...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 6:15 AM
Critics' favorites "Boyhood" and "Birdman" are among the top contenders in nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Ensembles from both films will compete with the casts of "The Theory of Everything," "The Imitation Game" and "The Grand...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 6:54 AM
Great Britain has delivered some of this country's best-remembered programs. A few would include the Colin Firth-Jennifer Ehle "Pride and Prejudice," "Downton Abbey," "Prime Suspect" and the original "House of Cards" with Ian Richardson. "House of Cards"...