| 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...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Melissa McCarthy of "Mike & Molly" is designing her own Emmy Awards ensemble, she said. Melissa McCarthy is a best actress Emmy Awards nominee for "Mike & Molly."...
| Jan 2, 2011
| 2:28 PM
From the Z on TV blog:
Last week, I complained bitterly about CBS running an endless string of tedious promotional messages during the Baltimore Ravens game against the Cleveland Browns.
I honestly didn't think it could get worse.
But it did in the...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 1:34 PM
Played by Katherine Heigl and Josh Duhamel, two people who don't get along suddenly find themselves acting as surrogate parents in this attempted comedy.
Mutual friends, who had tried to set them up together, die in an accident ... leaving the would-be...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 8:40 AM
About Mike & Molly
MIKE & MOLLY is a comedy from Chuck Lorre ("Two and a Half Men," and "The Big Bang Theory") about a working class Chicago couple who find love at an Overeaters Anonymous meeting. Officer Mike Biggs (Billy Gardell) is a good-hearted cop...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 7:25 AM
Premium pay channel HBO dominated the nominations Thursday for the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards, earning a stunning 104 nods, including honors for its two freshman series, "Game of Thrones" and "Boardwalk Empire," as well as the acclaimed miniseries...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 6:44 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- "Mad Men" and "Boardwalk Empire" topped the television Emmy Award nominees, earning 19 and 18 nominations, respectively.
The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards nominees were announced in North Hollywood Thursday morning by "Mike & Molly"...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 1:24 PM
It's a big week for Melissa McCarthy, since in addition to her "Bridesmaids" performance, her Emmy-nominated work in this CBS sitcom also hits home video.
The actress graduated from supporting player ("Gilmore Girls") to star as the female half of a...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 12:56 PM
OK, now, don't be scared: Some networks have been celebrating Halloween already, but here comes the real trick-or-treat deal.
The new week begins on the eve of the annual visits from little candy-seeking goblins and witches -- along with the occasional...
| May 13, 2011
From the first overheated moments of "Bridesmaids," with its Kama Sutra-plus-six-positions sex so satisfying for him, so exhausting for her it's clear we're in for that rarest of treats: an R-rated romantic comedy from the Venus point of view.
| Sep 18, 2011
| 8:51 PM
It was repeat victories for ABC's "Modern Family" and AMC's "Mad Men" on Sunday night as they captured the marquee prizes at the 63rd annual Emmy Awards.
The sitcom about a deliciously dysfunctional family won its second consecutive trophy for...