| Jul 30, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Reports this week of TV commercials finding a place on Facebook may seem like a gamechanger for social media, but Twitter has already made serious inroads on this front.
What might not be as apparent to anyone but the most diehard users at this point...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Thanks to her new autobiography, the world now knows that 79-year-old Shirley Jones likes to strip and shake her breasts for her husband. What may have gotten lost in all the hubbub is the former Broadway star's fine TV career.
Jones just dropped a...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Fox has announced the fall premiere dates for its new and returning series.
"The X Factor" will kick off the season Sept. 11 and Sept. 12 with a two-night premiere event. Judges for the talent competition show this season will be Simon Cowell, Kelly...
| May 13, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Along with other cool announcements like next summer's 24: Live Another Day, Kevin Reilly, chairman, entertainment for Fox Broadcasting Company, this morning unveiled the FOX primetime slate for the upcoming 2013-14 season. Along with five live-action...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:10 PM
It's like stuffing a car full of clowns ... A carload of TV stars with Chicago ties are among the 765 artists set to make funny April 1-7 at the 16th annual Chicago Improv Festival.
"I'm thrilled that Craig and I will finally get to make stuff up for...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 11:14 AM
The last time I spoke with comedian Eddie Pepitone was June, just prior to the world premiere of his movie "The Bitter Buddha" in Chicago, where it screened during the Just For Laughs festival. Nine months and several tour stops later, he and director...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Fox will have more killing and comedy next season. The network announced Monday it was renewing Kevin Bacon's serial killer drama "The Following" and the comedies "The Mindy Project," "New Girl" and "Raising Hope."
"New Girl" will return for a third...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Life after 40 is good, and getting better, for leading actresses in TV. The women they portray are more independent, flawed and complex than ever. They're getting love from audiences, critics and Emmy voters -- winning the lead drama actress category four...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
"Modern Family" has won the comedy series Emmy for each of its three seasons. Other shows that have gone the three-peat route — "30 Rock," "Taxi," "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," "All in the Family" and "The Dick Van Dyke Show" — were denied a...
| May 19, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Don't get used to "The Goodwin Games," Fox's new comedy about three damaged siblings competing for their dad's $23 million estate. I don't think it will be around very long.
It seems fairly obvious Fox isn't committed to the sitcom (7:30 p.m. CT May 20,...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 9:53 AM
I look forward to January TV because one of my favorite shows, FX's "Justified," always premieres at the midseason. But the 2013 midseason schedule is special for another reason: "Cougar Town" begins its new life on TBS Jan. 8, the same night Season 4...