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  • NBC's 'Blacklist' move creates drama over Thursday lineup

    NBC's 'Blacklist' move creates drama over Thursday lineup
    The reconstruction of NBC's Thursday night lineup begins with the kickoff on Super Bowl Sunday. The Peacock has as much at stake in the telecast of the big game on Feb. 1 as do the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots. NBC is relocating its most...
  • Underrated for years, Bob Odenkirk gets the call for 'Saul'

    Underrated for years, Bob Odenkirk gets the call for 'Saul'
    A few years ago, on a TV show that you likely never watch and probably never heard of but eventually might appreciate, Bob Odenkirk crafted a brief and remarkable performance. In fact, until Odenkirk joined AMC's acclaimed "Breaking Bad" in 2009 as the...
  • 'Backstrom' a welcome return for 'The Office's' Rainn Wilson

    'Backstrom' a welcome return for 'The Office's' Rainn Wilson
    "Backstrom," which premieres Thursday on Fox, is Rainn Wilson's way back to television, some 16 months after the end of "The Office." It is good to see him, and all in all, good to see him here. In some ways, Wilson hasn't fallen far from the tree where...
  • Capsule reviews of midseason shows

    Capsule reviews of midseason shows
    Scarcely have the holidays departed, the last bite of figgy pudding or sip of egg nog cycled through our system, the last present sorted for use or reuse, than the winter television season comes crashing down upon us, laden with gifts of its own. Yes,...
  • TCA 2015: Comparing A&E's thriller 'The Returned' to 'The Office'

    TCA 2015: Comparing A&E's thriller 'The Returned' to 'The Office'
    The producers of A&E's upcoming suspense drama "The Returned" are more interested in being likened to "The Office" than "Gracepoint." Carlton Cuse ("Bates Motel," "Lost") and Raelle Tucker ("True Blood") are behind the American adaptation of the popular...
  • Review: 'Backstrom'

    Review: 'Backstrom'
    "Backstrom," it turns out, is just 2015-ese for "House," with Rainn Wilson's Dwight Schrute elevated to the leading-man role the character always thought he deserved in "The Office." A mildly defective detective (sorry, Monk) with a bad attitude, Wilson's...
  • Winter TV preview: 'Better Call Saul' leads pack

    Winter TV preview: 'Better Call Saul' leads pack
    A shifty lawyer, a whiskey-loving clergyman, a dashing knight, secret agents, hackers, lovers, cops and music moguls are among the new characters TV viewers will meet as the winter season launches scores of new and returning shows. As far as I'm...
  • Top 3 pop releases: 'Backstrom' on Fox, 'Strange Magic' film and Larry Wilmore's TV show

    'BACKSTROM' PREMIERES THURSDAY ON FOX 1 Dwight from NBC's "The Office" was an arrogant and obnoxious paper salesman/beet farmer. Turn him into a drunk, put him into a raincoat and make him a detective and you get Everett Backstrom. Rainn Wilson...
  • Upcoming Chicago literary events

    Upcoming Chicago literary events
    Feb. 15: B.J. Novak will discuss his book "One More Thing," recently released in paperback, with Printers Row Journal editor Jennifer Day. 5:30 p.m., Logan Square Auditorium, 2539 N. Kedzie Blvd., $20, $34 with purchase of book. March 3: David Axelrod...
  • New in paperbacks: BJ Novak's 'One More Thing,' others

    New in paperbacks: BJ Novak's 'One More Thing,' others
    One More Thing by B.J. Novak, Vintage Contemporaries, 276 pages, $14.95 Novak, a comedian, writer and actor famous for his role on "The Office," offers more than 60 short stories in "One More Thing." There's plenty of humor here: A woman sets out to...
  • Book Events: B.J. Novak At Twain House; 'Still Alice' Discussion

    Book Events: B.J. Novak At Twain House; 'Still Alice' Discussion
    Mark Twain's international travels and what they taught him will be explored in the spring series of free talks and readings called "The Trouble Begins at 5:30" at The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. The events complement the...