| Apr 15, 2014
| 11:25 AM
While Jon Hamm's "Mad Men" character Don Draper tends to bottle up his emotions, the actor Jon Hamm is very free with his -- so free he's helping "Sesame Street" explain a few emotions to its young audience.
With the help of the resident "Sesame...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Peta Murgatroyd and her "Dancing With the Stars" partner James Maslow "Let It Go" all the way to a perfect score Monday.
The dance pro and the Big Time Rush star performed in the lift-filled contemporary style to the Oscar-winning "Frozen" song,...
| May 12, 2014
| 1:19 PM
In previous shows since remaking its central domed theater, the Adler Planetarium has taken visitors into deep space, back to the celestial basics, and deep into the kind of awe the cosmos can inspire.
This time around, for the new theatrical...
| May 1, 2014
| 9:20 AM
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 41st annual Daytime Emmy Awards on Thursday, with perennial favorites "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," "Sesame Street" and "The Young and the Restless" racking up multiple nods....
| May 19, 2014
They are beloved by children and adults alike, symbols of global culture and performance. Puppets. And, a local gallery filled with these elaborate figures is experiencing a renaissance, like the art form itself. "The Ballard Institute and Museum of...
| May 27, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"The Good Wife," "Breaking Bad," "Game of Thrones" and "True Detective" are among the series landing multiple nominations in this year's Television Critics Assn. Awards derby.
Netflix's "Orange is the New Black" joins that trio in the org's program of...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Jay Leno steps down from his role as host of "The Tonight Show" on Thursday, a position he has held almost continuously since 1992. He has more than 4,600 shows under his belt -- that's a lot of monologue jokes. Bill Clinton was one of the biggest...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Poor Benedict Cumberbatch. Just because he plays brilliant detective Sherlock Holmes on TV, everyone expects him to be some kind of genius, when the truth is he struggles to comprehend basic arithmetic.
OK, not really, but that's the joke that the...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 5:17 PM
On a soundstage in the heart of Hollywood this week, a chicken was giving directions to Mindy Kaling.
The chicken, perched on the shoulder of "The Mindy Project" star, squawked off a couple of instructions to the crew, then muttered, "My mom would be so...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 5:30 AM
"Wallykazam!," you might have guessed from the title, is a show for young people. Premiering Monday afternoon on Nickelodeon, it is a preschool, literacy-based cartoon that essentially takes a "Sesame Street" sound-of-this-letter blackout and works it...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The people who run KCET-TV see a solid future ahead. But the station's accountants aren't so sure.
KCETLink, the nonprofit organization that runs the independent public TV outlet based in Burbank, "has suffered recurring losses that raise substantial...