| Jun 27, 2015
| 6:08 PM
For decades, gays and lesbians were almost invisible in film and television. Homosexuality in the larger culture was draped in code words, and onscreen depictions either disguised gays and lesbians or treated them as objects of ridicule or scorn.
| Jun 12, 2015
| 3:06 PM
Illinois appellate justices on Friday reaffirmed that a Chicago cancer survivor will get custody of three frozen embryos — her last chance to have a biological child — despite her ex-boyfriend's pleas against what he considers forced...
| Jun 11, 2015
| 6:00 AM
"Modern Family" won its fifth straight comedy series Emmy last year, tying the record held by "Frasier." Can it break the record this year? A number of notable newcomers stand in the way. An early look at the Emmy comedy races:
| Jun 11, 2015
| 4:45 AM
"Modern Family" has won the comedy series Emmy for each of its five seasons. It's a fine show, funny and expertly crafted, and because it often has something to say about the joys and absurdities of today's extended family, voters feel good about...
| Jun 4, 2015
| 7:21 AM
UPDATED: On Tuesday night, "America's Got Talent" on NBC drew an impressive 204,613 viewers in the Orlando TV market.
Three other series topped 100,000: an "NCIS" repeat on CBS with 130,857, NBC's new "I Can Do That" with 107,003 and an "NCIS: New...
| May 21, 2015
| 7:18 AM
UPDATED: Fans returned to see David Letterman's farewell, and the CBS host upstaged everything in Wednesday prime time on the final night of the 2014-15 TV season.
That was true nationally and locally.
In updated national numbers, Letterman averaged...
| May 18, 2015
| 1:32 PM
Whoever said the seasons don't change in L.A. couldn't be more wrong. There are in fact two: Oscar season and Emmy season.
The Emmys show may still be more than four months away, but with nominations in July (online voting starts June 15), campaigning...
| May 16, 2015
| 7:00 AM
Ariel Winter is officially an emancipated minor, the "Modern Family" star announced Friday on Twitter.
"I am now officially emancipated!!! I'm really lucky I have an amazing support system and lovely people in my life who have given me the support and...
| May 14, 2015
| 5:48 AM
UPDATED: "Survivor" delivered another classic tribal council Wednesday while "American Idol" dragged out the announcement of another victor.
Nick Fradiani won "Idol" over runner-up Clark Beckham in a sprawling two-hour-plus show. Fradiani performed with...
| May 8, 2015
| 9:03 AM
TV networks will officially unveil their full slate of new shows next week, but a few decisions have already been announced. Here's a rundown of what we know so far.
• ABC has picked up a comedy called "The Real O'Neals," a semi-autobiographical...
| May 10, 2015
| 9:00 AM
It was a cold weekend for the comedy "Hot Pursuit" as the superhero sequel "Avengers: Age of Ultron" maintained its mighty grip on the box office, adding an estimated $77.2 million in the U.S. and Canada for one of the highest second-weekend grosses of...