| Jan 7, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Denis Leary, who starred in FX's critically acclaimed "Rescue Me," is returning to the network with a new comedy pilot, "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll."
Leary also wrote the pilot, which is produced by FX Productions and Fox Television Studios. It will mark his...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 5:45 AM
Strive as one might for objectivity, certain shows come equipped with viewer expectations. So when Denis Leary announced that USA would be debuting his comedic accompaniment to "Rescue Me," a natural reaction, at least among Leary fans, would have been...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:30 AM
"Rescue Me" enjoyed a long run on FX, but Denis Leary apparently wasn't quite finished with it. So he's essentially taken the comedic half of the show's fire-department antics and (with some help) transformed it into "Sirens," a moderately amusing and...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Julia Hartz, 34, is co-founder and president of Eventbrite, the San Francisco company that has carved out a niche in the multibillion-dollar ticketing industry by focusing on the "democratization" of online ticketing. It helps anyone —...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:07 AM
With the new TV season upon us, let's step back and look at the new shows based out of Chicago (an unprecedented six TV series are here this fall), plus shows filming elsewhere that feature Chicago actors.
First, what's shooting in town:
| Jan 18, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Denis Leary charmed the Television Critics Assn. crowd Saturday morning with his distinct brand of foul-mouthed swagger as he tubthumped USA Network's upcoming original comedy "Sirens."
Leary is producing USA's rendition of a British series revolving...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:28 PM
"The Michael J. Fox Show" (NBC, Thursdays). I come to spare a few good words and happy thoughts for this fine family sitcom, to praise and not to bury it, though the dominant (and no doubt accurate) line in the press is that it is fatally low-rated and...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Who doesn't like Greg Kinnear?
With his big worried eyes and leading-man smile, Kinnear inevitably brings an endearing, if slightly anxious, charm to any role he plays. The gay hate-crime victim in "As Good as It Gets. The reluctant buddy to Pierce...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Greg Kinnear just might be the poor man's antihero.
At a time when the television scene is seemingly at capacity with its band of flawed leading men plagued by moral ambiguity, the actor is tasked with dining alongside the brooding men of prestige...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The idea of a scheming, lying lawyer whose personal life is in shambles doesn't sound like a very likeable one, but according to producers of Fox's upcoming show "Rake," star Greg Kinnear brings the necessary charisma to a role that could go wrong....
| Nov 29, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Matt Cherniss is turning to the past to define WGN America's brand identity for the future.
The cabler's president and general manager has moved quickly in his quest to redefine the Tribune Broadcasting flagship as an outlet for provocative original...