| Jul 14, 2011
| 7:02 AM
Quite a few TV actors were likely surprised early Thursday when they heard about their Emmy nomination, but none more visibly than Plainfield native Melissa McCarthy.
"Yikes," said McCarthy, 40, who was announcing the nominees live when her own name came...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 4:13 AM
Welcome to the pack, "Game of Thrones" and "Parks and Recreation"!
Nominations for the 2011 Emmys were announced Thursday morning and a group of newbies are deservedly joining the pack of usual suspects. HBO's "Mildred Pierce" led overall noms with 21,...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 9:53 PM
September marks the beginning of the fall TV season, so get ready for an onslaught of new and returning shows. As you can see from the chronological list of season and series premieres below, things start out a little slowly, but about mid-month, when the...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 12:35 PM
Lucas Neff, a born-and-raised Chicago actor, was fortunate enough to snag a leading role in a popular TV sitcom, "Raising Hope" on the Fox network. He plays a lovable but generally clueless young man, a role that, in the great scheme of the...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 3:27 PM
"No actor should be in Chicago 'cause they wanta make money," a character says in "The Last Duck," a new play that includes a brief but pointed look at our Second City complex. "It's more about art," the guy says. "You know, whatever that means. Or you...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 12:39 PM
There's just no stopping a man with a crossbow and zombie-ear necklace: Daryl Dixon of "The Walking Dead" is RedEye's Best TV Character of 2011.
After 87,821 votes in the championship round, Daryl took the prize with 50 percent of the vote, defeating...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Now that the holidays are (almost) over, you're probably ready for your favorite shows to return as the midseason schedule kicks in. A lot of brand new shows premiere in January as well. So get ready. Here's a list of series, season and winter premiere...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 5:55 PM
So you've met a hot guy, and he looks exactly like "True Blood"star Ryan Kwanten, but he's lame as hell. Would you put a bag over any conversation and do your business, or kick him to the curb?
That's the quandary Jess (Zooey Deschanel) faces in the...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 1:46 PM
We're surprised Megan Auman had the time to chat with us. After all, she's not only a jewelry designer and metalsmith, but an educator and entrepreneur (yes, we feel like slackers, too).
Auman, 30, began her eponymous jewelry line after graduate school...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 1:13 PM
We feel like slackers. Megan Auman is not only a jewelry designer and metalsmith, but an educator and entrepreneur. Auman, 30, began her eponymous jewelry line after graduate school in 2006, and her work, found at meganauman.com, is sold at more than 60...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 8:56 PM
Lucas Neff knows he's a lucky guy.
A year ago Neff, who grew up in Andersonville, was just starting to do press for his first major TV role—in the Fox sitcom “Raising Hope.” He was new to Hollywood, to the hype, and to working with TV...