| Mar 17, 2011
| 7:17 AM
Can "Dancing With the Stars" top the Bristol factor?
That's the challenge the popular ABC competition now faces after a widely discussed 11th season that had much of the public marveling -- not always in a complimentary way -- at the staying power of...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 10:00 AM
With rumors circulating that legendary quarterback Brett Favre is joining "Dancing with the Stars," the sports blogosphere is close to imploding on itself (and I know, I'm now contributing to it). If the rumors are true, Favre will follow in the dance...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 10:23 AM
| Feb 27, 2011
| 2:07 PM
Eyewitness News Weekend Anchor Denise Hnytka is off on a new adventure. She's trying something new and competing to win money for her favorite charity. Follow along as she trains with a local professional dancer to compete in "Dancing with the Local...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Last week, I wrote about HBO's "Game Change" right after screening the two-hour film about the 2008 presidential campaign of John McCain and Sarah Palin. You can read it here.
I described the film as "so political in so many good ways," and predicted...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 7:38 AM
Boy, talk about losing sight of the important things in life. I thought Kate Gosselin was history -- a cancelled has-been relegated to the junk heap of reality TV "stars" -- used, abused, exploited and trashed out by the TV industry after all the ad-...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 4:00 AM
One imagines the promo will pretty much write itself.
"Don't miss a moment of the high fashion, high drama and hijinks as 'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' returns for Season 2. Join the pampered princesses of the world's most famous ZIP Code as they...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 9:50 PM
I am too tired to go crazy about this. And there really are so many hugely more important things going on the world practically every day.
I cannot let the addition of HLN host Nancy Grace to the lineup of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" pass...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 5:14 AM
As we wheel into a big week TV and politics with the first GOP debate to include Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday and President Obama's long overdue jobs plan on Thursday, a couple of small observations demand to be made.
First of all, I could not...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 5:27 PM
I wasn’t too familiar with “The Hills” cast member-turned-“The City” star Whitney Port up until this past weekend. That’s when sightings of Port began to pour in. And they haven’t stopped.
Port – who has...