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  • TV picks for the week of Nov. 16-23

    Holiday programming continues to creep into the television schedule (judging by its sitcom programming, ABC has decided that Thanksgiving is on Wednesday). Here's what caught my eye this week: Sunday: "Tricked Out Trains," 8 p.m., Travel: I would have...
  • Around the remote: Television picks for Nov. 16-22

    DON'T MISS: "How to Get Away With Murder" Fall's most tantalizing new drama finally gets to the heart of its central mystery by showing us who killed psychology professor Sam Keating (Tom Verica). This week's intense winter finale ominously titled "Kill...
  • The grand arc of Richard Lewis' career – on DVD

    The grand arc of Richard Lewis' career – on DVD
    Even among great artists, virtuosity is acquired, not innate. Ella Fitzgerald's recordings as a teenager are pleasant, but they don't hint at the spectacular flights she eventually would achieve as a scat singer. Frank Sinatra sounded quite polished...
  • 'Terminator: Genisys' has prejudgment day

    "Terminator: Genisys," the fifth film in the blockbuster sci-fi franchise, isn't scheduled to hit theaters until July 2015, and if there's one thing its predecessors taught us, it's that the future is uncertain. But even though "Genisys" is months...
  • TV ratings: 'SNL' posts best household numbers since February

    TV ratings: 'SNL' posts best household numbers since February
    With Chris Rock as host and Prince as musical guest, "Saturday Night Live" this weekend earned its highest ratings since February, according to early Nielsen numbers. The NBC show averaged a household rating of 4.9/12 in Nielsen's 54 metered markets and...
  • Review: 'Dumb and Dumber To'

    Review: 'Dumb and Dumber To'
    Twenty years after they permanently lowered the bar on broad and dumb character comedies, Lloyd and Harry are back, "Dumb and Dumber" than ever in "Dumb and Dumber To." And within moments of the opening credits, you may find yourself overcome with...
  • New Amazon pilots include shows from Ridley Scott, Carlton Cuse

    New Amazon pilots include shows from Ridley Scott, Carlton Cuse
    A diverse slate of series ranging from a Civil War drama to a satire of New Age yoga culture will highlight Amazon Studio'sĀ first pilot season lineup for 2015. The projects come from a variety of top producers including Ridley Scott ("Alien"), Carlton...
  • Rob Owen: 'Newsroom' prepares to sign off

    HBO launches three new series Sunday, including the long-awaited return of "The Newsroom" and the second season of little-seen dark comedy "Getting On." 'The Newsroom' The final season of writer Aaron Sorkin's ode to the potential for quality...
  • Aaron Sorkin signs off from TV ... maybe

    Aaron Sorkin signs off from TV ... maybe
    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...
  • 'Castle' wedding; 'Voice' expansion; 'Shark Tank' party

    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. What's ahead: The Top 20 perform on "The Voice," which offers viewers five...
  • Review: 'Yes Please' by Amy Poehler

    Review: 'Yes Please' by Amy Poehler
    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...