| Feb 22, 2015
In talking to Luke Macfarlane, the TV, film and stage actor, about furniture making, which is just one of his passions, you also get a window into his art, and his life.
Listen to him talk about how he approaches woodworking — with knowledge and...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 1:01 PM
It's a myth that blood runs blue inside the body, but if Sister Michelle Germanson had her way, it would. To those who know and revere her, she bleeds Trinity High School blue.
She came to the private Catholic girls' high school, founded in River Forest...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 9:04 AM
UPDATE: Grief has done good things for the "NCIS" ratings.
The CBS drama averaged a season-high 19.9 million viewers Tuesday night, according to updated ratings. Last week the series drew 19.8 million viewers when Gibbs (Mark Harmon) saw one of his...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 8:39 AM
UPDATED: That "NCIS" episode certainly was lighthearted Tuesday night until it took a horrifying turn that devastated Gibbs.
In the ratings, the Mark Harmon drama pulled in 19.8 million viewers, its biggest audience since February 4, 2014.
| Nov 17, 2014
| 1:57 PM
"Westworld," the 1973 Michael Crichton film about a malfunctioning robot that devastates an amusement park, has inspired an HBO series with Oscar-winner Anthony Hopkins and Ed Harris.
The cast also includes Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 10:06 AM
"Parks and Recreation" kicked off its final season up from last season's premiere. But the return of Leslie Knope (played by Amy Poehler) and her cohorts didn't lure more viewers than CBS' Tuesday night lineup.
NBC aired two episodes of the sitcom...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 3:14 PM
There are a lot of black actors in the new drama "Empire." Taraji P. Henson is one of them. And she kind of wishes we'd all get over it.
"I don't see color," the actress told Marie Claire in its February issue. "I want society to get past that. If we...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 10:20 AM
ABC's "Marvel's Agent Carter" is off to a decent start in TV ratings.
The premiere, which aired from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., drew in 6.9-million viewers and a 1.9 rating in the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic, according to Nielsen.
The show, set in...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 4:41 PM
Dish Network subscribers have another reason to give thanks: There will be no CBS station blackout over the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
Late Tuesday, CBS Corp. and Dish Network agreed to once again extend the deadline for their contract...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 4:13 PM
A 10-year-old Allentown boy will be featured in an episode of "Person of Interest" at 10 p.m. Tuesday on CBS.
Oakes Fegley will play Gabriel in the episode "The Cold War."
"Person of Interest" is a crime thriller about an ex-CIA agent and a mysterious...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 10:13 AM
NBC won 18-to-49-year-old viewers with help from "The Voice" in Tuesday night's prime-time TV ratings, while ABC's holiday specials trailed closely behind.
The NBC singing competition was up 13% from last week with a rating of 2.6 in the key demo,...