| Jun 2, 2011
| 5:32 PM
At the Laguna Beach Friendship Shelter, those without homes are offered a chance to get back up on their feet again.
On June 16, the nonprofit will hold its second annual "Stories of Home" fundraiser at [seven-degrees] to support its programs, which help...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 6:20 AM
"Modern Family" earned six nominations for the first Critics' Choice Television Awards. The ABC comedy led with the most nominations; "Mad Men" earned five, while "Boardwalk Empire" and "30 Rock" had four each.
The awards are given by the Broadcast...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 5:34 AM
It can't be easy for an actor to step into a guest-starring role on a TV show, mixing it up with a cast that's been working together for weeks or even months.
That wasn't an issue with Justin Long, who reprises his role of Paul Gunslinger on the Fox...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 11:29 AM
It takes two tries, but Lucas Neff nails a fly buzzing around the catering tent on a location shoot for the Tuesday Fox comedy "Raising Hope."
"Hey, watch this," he says, smacking the fly down on the table cover. "Crushed."
But victory has a price....
| Jun 27, 2011
| 11:55 AM
Anyone want to place a bet if Fox's sci-fi drama "Terra Nova" does not premiere Oct. 3? That is the latest premiere date for the dinosaur/time-travel thriller from Steven Spielberg, which seems to have been delayed more times than there are prehistoric...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 2:04 PM
While in Chicago promoting his upcoming film, "Larry Crowne," Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson visited RL in the Gold Coast Thursday and Friday. Country singer LeAnn Rimes and husband Eddie Cibrian had brunch at RL Sunday. Cibrian is filming NBC's...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 7:25 AM
Premium pay channel HBO dominated the nominations Thursday for the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards, earning a stunning 104 nods, including honors for its two freshman series, "Game of Thrones" and "Boardwalk Empire," as well as the acclaimed miniseries...
| 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...