| Aug 6, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Neil Patrick Harris can do just about anything -- other than one of those graceful Cirque du Soleil style press-up handstands, but he's working on that.
In 2009, he won raves for hosting both the Tony and Emmy broadcasts, a feat the "How I Met Your...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 8:16 AM
Liberace was an early TV star, and he made a big comeback this year through Michael Douglas' electrifying performance in HBO's "Behind the Candelabra."
Liberace is getting another honor: Elton John will sing in his honor at the Emmys on Sept. 22, CBS...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The next TV season is weeks away, but advertisers have already crowned a few winners.
A Variety survey of commercial-ratings projections culled from four top ad-buying firms shows marketers expect NBC to handily have the biggest bumper crop of Sunday-...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Neil Patrick Harris has a social calendar unlike any other.
The jack-of-all-trades is fresh off his hosting duties at the Tony Awards. He’s getting set to star in Broadway’s “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.” He spends his days...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:23 AM
How to compete with the much-hyped season premiere of "The Voice"?
The broadcast networks are going very different routes Monday. Fox has been teasing that the episode of "The Following,"at 9, will be especially chilling. Serial killer Joe (James...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 6:22 AM
The first signs are encouraging for the return of "The Voice."
The NBC singing contest started a new season Monday night, and it put NBC comfortably on top for the night in the 18-to-49 age group. ABC remained the most-watched network with "Dancing With...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Don't fret, "Good Wife" fans. You'll see more of Julianna Margulies next season.
CBS has renewed what is generally considered the best drama in broadcasting these days, and that is very good news for viewers and the TV industry. You don't let a show...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 8:47 AM
For all the Chicago acting talent that turns up on TV each season, a steady number of local playwrights are landing TV work as well. Particularly women. Laura Jacqmin recently joined the staff of the new ABC series "Lucky 7" (which co-stars fellow...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Did you know that "Scandal's" Kerry Washington fully endorses an Olivia Pope clothing line? Or that Jeff Daniels' "Newsroom" anchor will become obsessed with Twitter this season? (Hold on while we tweet that.) Or that "Elementary's" Lucy Liu is obsessed...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 11:19 AM
CBS announced its 2013-14 premiere dates Monday, which includes a special one-hour final season premiere of "How I Met Your Mother" and the debuts of five new series.
The new comedy "Mom" premieres Sept. 23 followed by the freshman drama "Hostages."...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Major dramas, Broadway and the NBA will compete for viewers this weekend.
"Game of Thrones" concludes its season at 9 p.m. Sunday on HBO. After last week's shocking massacre, the lavish drama will deliver a ghost story, a challenge and mercy from an...