| Jan 20, 2013
| 10:19 PM
If you are sensitive to bloody images of horrible murder, you might not want to watch the new serial killer drama "The Following" (8 p.m. CT Jan. 21, Fox; 3 stars out of 4). If you like to be scared to the point of watching through interlocked fingers,...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 7:20 AM
As traffic continues to flow to coverage of Super Bowl preparations, the Roe vs. Wade anniversary and post-inaugural activities, a few newer topics have also bubbled to the surface in our collective consciousness.
Instagram is posting impressive numbers,...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 12:15 PM
To any viewer who thinks "Sons of Anarchy" is too violent, consider the bright side: At least the castration scene got … um … deleted.
Kurt Sutter, creator of the drama about a California motorcycle gang, presented the idea of showing a...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 5:43 PM
In Fox's "The Following," Wilmette native Nico Tortorella plays one-third of a serial killer love triangle that henceforth shall be called "Jemmaul."
"Jemmaul, I like that," the 24-year-old told me, laughing, when I suggested that nickname, PauJaMma...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Fox will have more killing and comedy next season. The network announced Monday it was renewing Kevin Bacon's serial killer drama "The Following" and the comedies "The Mindy Project," "New Girl" and "Raising Hope."
"New Girl" will return for a third...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 12:41 PM
The last weekend of March offered up a bunch of TV events, but you ain't seen nothing yet. April 2013 brings showers of season and series premieres, finales and films to add to the already launched new seasons of "Game of Thrones," Doctor Who" and others....
| Mar 24, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Natalie Zea says she prefers doing comedies, but her characters in two high-profile dramas find themselves in peril this week.
"Oh, God, I know. I gotta get away from this," she said Friday with a chuckle. "I've got to go do some sort of slapstick...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 9:23 PM
Like the entire fourth season, the latest episode "Justified" was smart, funny and nerve-wracking. It was also kind of sweet thanks to the return of Natalie Zea.
She hasn't been a regular on the show--she's working on Fox's "The Following"--but the...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The drug-related death last month of "Glee" star Cory Monteith will be addressed in the third episode of the Fox musical comedy when it returns next month, although it remains unclear if the circumstances of his passing will be part of the fictional show'...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The marketing of AMC's new drama, "Low Winter Sun," revolves around a moody black-and-white photo of lead actor Mark Strong and the show's tagline: "Good Man. Cop. Killer."
Just another player in the crowded genre of "Gee, it's tough to be a straight...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The Berlin Wall was a thing of chicken wire and Kleenex compared with the barrier that once stood between film and television in America.
Unlike British actors, who moved easily between stage, television and film, American movie stars were essentially...