| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Ricky Gervais has made a career out of the uncomfortable. Both through his sitcoms "The Office" and "Extras" (co-created with and Stephen Merchant) and in his standup routines and public persona, he's created situations and subjects that poke fun at the...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Cheeky in the extreme -- and "extreme" is the operative word -- Morgan Spurlock's "7 Deadly Sins" takes Showtime into TLC territory, albeit operating with a bit more style and latitude. Serving as host from what looks like the old "Night Gallery" set,...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 6:49 PM
The event: Saturday’s Opera Ball kicked off the L.A. Opera season in lavish art deco style, in keeping with the night’s Roaring 20s version of Giuseppe Verdi’s “La Traviata” at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, starring...
| Sep 8, 2014
Garth Brooks, it turns out, has friends in flat places, too. Lots and lots of them.
Denizens of the wide prairie greeted the returning country superstar en masse over the weekend at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, turning the first weekend of Brooks'...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:49 PM
HBO’s political satire “Veep” took home a good portion of the cake in the comedy genre with Julia Louis-Dreyfus winning the Emmy for lead actress in a comedy and Tony Hale going home with supporting actor in a comedy. Ultimately, though,...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Most visitors to this college town make a beeline for Fairhaven, the understandably popular gentrified historic district at the north end of Chuckanut Drive. On your next visit, mix it up: Head downtown, where Whatcom Creek meets the bay.
| Jun 13, 2013
| 10:00 AM
"Homeland" swept the two lead acting drama categories last year. Could another first-year series be poised to duplicate the feat? Let's look at the four drama acting races to see if it might be in the cards.
LEAD ACTOR, DRAMA
Kevin Spacey, "House of...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 12:23 PM
EDITOR'S NOTE: In the spirit of sports fellowship—and trash talk—RedEye and the New England Sports Network have set up a columnist showdown. Chicago vs. Boston. Blackhawks vs. Bruins. Bag Boy vs. NESN hockey writer Mike Cole. Have at it,...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Pirates are raiding the upcoming San Diego Comic Con International in July.
Starz has announced it will screen the first episode of its high-seas drama "Black Sails" at a Thursday night event on July 18. "Special guests" from the series will be on hand,...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 4:21 PM
There's a good chance you will cross paths with one of the many projects filming in Chicago this summer — especially if you work or live downtown. After all, there are three major-studio movies and five (possibly six) TV series scheduled to shoot in...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 8:32 AM
Shameless self-promotion alert: I'll be appearing on TV this weekend, as a guest on the weekly current affairs show Issues with Helen Ferre.
The show airs on Ch. 2 (WPBT), the local PBS affiliate, tonight (Friday) at 7:30 p.m. and replays at 12:30 p.m....