| May 9, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Nina Dobrev has split with her "Vampire Diaries" costar Ian Somerhalder.
It's too bad that whole "sire bond" thing doesn't work in real life.
Dobrev, 24, and Somerhalder, 34, who play the star-crossed lovers newbie vampire Elena Gilbert and bad-boy...
| May 9, 2013
| 2:18 PM
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What do you think of when you think of Chicago?
Oddly enough, the 1860 Republican convention that nominated Abraham Lincoln.
Who is an author you'd like to meet, dead or alive?...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 1:56 PM
NBC has renewed the Chicago-set and filmed "Chicago Fire" along with four other dramas, the network announced Friday.
"Chicago Fire" has done OK in the ratings, but more importantly it has boosted NBC's 9 p.m. Wednesday ratings by 24 percent year-over-...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 12:12 PM
The actor known as John Locke on ABC's "Lost" has a taste for bagels.
Terry O'Quinn stopped in at Towson Hot Bagels for a carb fix several times this week -- including today -- taking the time to pose with staff and fans as he waited for his food. On...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 6:32 AM
Cleverly using the latest surveillance techniques to tell its mysteries, the CBS drama series - counting J.J. Abrams among its executive producers - casts Jim Caviezel ("The Passion of the Christ") as an ex-CIA man enlisted by a tech-savvy billionaire ("...
| Aug 2, 2010
| 4:33 PM
For the print Tribune, my editors asked me to provide a roundup of interesting or notable things that happened this year at the annual TCA summer press tour. That list is below, and be aware that you may have seen some of these observations if you've been...
| Jul 30, 2010
| 4:33 PM
This week, much of the TV industry is speculating on who will judge the next season of "American Idol." That's certainly a story, but I prefer to ignore the speculation about alleged judge candidates until Monday, when Fox will make its presentation to...
| Nov 19, 2010
William Self, a producer and television executive who was in charge of television production at 20th Century-Fox during the 1960s and early `70s when its list of successful shows included "Peyton Place," "Batman" and " MASH," has died. He was 89.
| Jun 12, 2011
Compiled by Grace Krilanovich
J.J. Abrams and Michael Giacchino: The Hammer Conversations series presents Abrams, the co-creator of the series "Lost" and creator of "Felicity," "Alias" and "Fringe," in conversation with film composer Giacchino ("...
| Apr 7, 2011
Bill Varney, an Academy Award-winning sound mixer whose final film credit was a "director's edition" of Orson Welles' "Touch of Evil" that was released on the film's 40th anniversary, has died. He was 77.
Varney died Saturday of congestive heart...
| Jun 3, 2011
Pauline Betz Addie
1940s tennis champion in Hall of Fame
Pauline Betz Addie, 91, a champion tennis player who won Wimbledon in 1946 without dropping a set during the entire tournament, died Tuesday at an assisted-living facility in Potomac, Md., the...