| Jan 26, 2015
| 3:02 PM
Have the people at "Saturday Night Live" ever seen an episode of "The Voice"?
Considering they're both NBC properties that regularly feature musical guests, I would've assumed so. But this weekend's episode of "SNL" made me wonder if that's the case....
| Jan 19, 2015
| 3:40 PM
"Saturday Night Live" has delivered an insanely spot-on parody of Justin Bieber's recent Calvin Klein Jeans underwear ad campaign -- and the man himself approves.
Kate McKinnon out-Biebers the Biebs as she re-creates the moody black-and-white spot that...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 10:56 AM
Britney Spears has a new man, y'all.
The "Work Work" songstress revealed on Wednesday that she's dating someone. Charlie Ebersol, to be exact, the son of "Saturday Night Live" co-founder Dick Ebersol.
"Yes, there is a special someone," the pop star...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 8:09 AM
As Thomas Wolfe once wrote (and I believe I'm accurate here): You can go home again despite the fact your new sitcom on Fox just pulled a 0.7/2 rating among viewers 18 to 49, attracting 1 million fewer eyeballs than your lead-in, a "Family Guy" repeat. Of...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 6:11 PM
I wrote this review for Amy Poehler's "Yes Please" on the Red Line to my cubicle job in the South Loop. I wrote it on a plane to a conference in Nashville, Tenn. I wrote it in the car, waiting for my 6-year-old son to finish school. I kept trying to...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 5:28 AM
The week's highlights include the "Castle" wedding (finally), the last "Blacklist" on Monday, a "Voice" expansion (it's the November sweeps!) and a "Shark Tank" celebration.
The Top 20 perform on "The Voice," which offers viewers five...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 7:00 AM
It was just after 11:30 a.m. when Aaron Sorkin rose from the hulking leather club chair in his office to light a cigarette and announce his retirement from television.
The man known for dexterous, incisive dialogue was taking a break from the throes...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 12:52 PM
A diverse slate of series ranging from a Civil War drama to a satire of New Age yoga culture will highlight Amazon Studio's first pilot season lineup for 2015. The projects come from a variety of top producers including Ridley Scott ("Alien"), Carlton...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 10:01 AM
Culturally, physically, scatologically — it's hard to overstate "The Complete Zap Comix."
Let's start with the thing itself: If I threw it at your head, and landed a solid strike, I might end you. It weighs 20 pounds, stands more than a foot...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 12:09 PM
You knew "Saturday Night Live" would get around to "True Detective" because Woody Harrelson was hosting. This weekend's episode peaked when Harrelson and McConaughey (Taran Killam) visited "Weekend Update" and offered advice to future "True Detective" co-...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 5:09 AM
NBC rolls out a new drama, "Dancing With the Stars" offers mystery, and ABC's Thursday dramas present their fall finales. The week's highlights:
Will Alfonso Ribeiro be well enough to perform on "Dancing With the Stars"? That mystery hangs over the ABC...