| Oct 31, 2013
It was a spooky special episode of "The View" on Halloween (Oct. 31), indeed -- Barbara Walters rocked a grill....
| Sep 6, 2013
ABC and its syndicated distribution arm have some notable premieres Monday, Sept. 9, as The View welcomes Jenny McCarthy as new co-host, replacing Joy Behar, and Katie, hosted by Katie Couric, begins its second season. The View‘s decision to hire...
| May 12, 2011
| 8:59 AM
Martin Lawrence goes into female-disguise mode again in this comedy sequel, and he's not alone this time. His FBI-operative character poses once more as Big Momma at a girls school, where he hides out with his murder witness stepson (Brandon T. Jackson),...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 6:12 AM
Oscar-nominated actor Josh Brolin hung out at The Underground and Board Room in River North Saturday. Brolin is married to Diane Lane, who is filming the new "Superman" film in the West suburbs.
”The View’s” Sherri Shepherd and new...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 5:37 AM
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
I Don’t Know How She Does It
The Lion King 3-D
Anderson (talk-show premiere; syndicated)
Monday Night Football: New England at Miami (season premiere; 7 p.m.; ESPN)
| Apr 12, 2012
| 12:37 PM
Novelist Janet Evanovich's bounty hunter character Stephanie Plum makes her movie debut in the persona of Katherine Heigl, as this less-than-successful adaptation details the jobless divorcee's entry into the fugitive-chasing game.
Her first target turns...
| Jan 27, 2012
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Here’s something to bum you out: Sixty years ago, Debbie Reynolds starred in “Singin’ in the Rain.” Now, she’s playing goofy ol’ granny and firing a gun into a turkey in the pathetic “One For...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 6:03 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — What is the status of Black Cards — Pete Wentz's first band since Fall Out Boy split up — now that the group and lead singer Bebe Rexha parted ways last month?
“We just put out a mixtape and have a couple remixes...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 5:46 AM
Let the "Dancing" begin anew.
Following a round that was much-discussed last fall -- thanks to such contestants as Chaz Bono, Ricki Lake, Nancy Grace and the eventual winner, war veteran-turned-actor J.R. Martinez -- "Dancing With the Stars" starts its...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 7:30 PM
TOM BERGERON! It's so great to see you again! Oh, hi, Brooke, you're there too.
Introductions: Notable for Gavin's fedora, Maks' open shirt and Martina looking more glam than I could have ever imagined. And now they tell us no elimination this week,...