| Jan 30, 2015
| 11:40 AM
The short stretch of peril named Clay Street, between Lake Station and Gary, is one of the worst roads in Northwest Indiana. The street – if you can call it that -- is littered with trash, debris, furniture remnants, car parts, deep cracks and...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 5:28 AM
The week's highlights include the "Castle" wedding (finally), the last "Blacklist" on Monday, a "Voice" expansion (it's the November sweeps!) and a "Shark Tank" celebration.
The Top 20 perform on "The Voice," which offers viewers five...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 7:48 AM
It's a weekend filled with new episodes, important NFL games and Golden Globes hoopla. Here are programs to keep in mind:
1. The Golden Globes at 8 p.m. Sunday on NBC. You may not want to watch the whole three-hour telecast. But the Amy Poehler-Tina Fey...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 10:42 AM
Beyond "The Walking Dead," "The Mentalist" and football, Sunday night will offer quite a range of programming. I wrote about some offerings, but the Sunday after Thanksgiving is a far busier TV night than it used to be. A sampling in Sunday cable:
| Nov 8, 2014
| 1:01 PM
Veterans Day this year will be marked with a concert on HBO and a newsmaking interview on "60 Minutes."
On Tuesday, HBO offers "The Concert for Valor."
The channel has said the event is "to honor the courage and sacrifice of America's veterans and...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 2:50 AM
The race for the Academy Awards took a major turn Christmas Day.
Up to that point, "Boyhood" and "Birdman" were the likely front-runners for best picture, based on critics' prizes and nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Awards and the Golden Globes....
| Jan 17, 2015
There is such a thing as being too old to host "The Tonight Show," Jay Leno concedes.
"You know, when you're 40 and you're talking to a 25-year-old supermodel, it's sexy. When you're 64 and you're talking to the supermodel, you're the creepy old guy,"...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 10:52 AM
To make Barbara Walters' list of "The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2014," it helps if you have a connection to Disney, which owns ABC, the network that will air the special.
The 10 Most Fascinating list now includes Michael Strahan, whose "Live With...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 2:47 PM
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" should clean up in the ratings this weekend. The Dallas Cowboys visit the Philadelphia Eagles in a battle for first in the NFC East, and both teams have 9-4 records. Coverage starts at 7 p.m.
Other weekend highlights:
| Dec 11, 2014
| 10:31 AM
OWN will follow the premiere of the documentary "Michael Sam" with Oprah Winfrey's interview with Sam.
The film, debuting at 9 p.m. Dec. 27, recounts how Sam made history by becoming the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL. The Sam project was...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 6:44 AM
The NFL will be the main event this weekend, but a few series offer new installments.
HBO presents the season finale of “The Comeback” at 10 p.m. Sunday, and the episode sends Valerie Cherish (Lisa Kudrow) to the Emmys. This development is...