| Jan 30, 2015
| 12:30 PM
No, the Grain Belt Express isn't a monorail pitched by a con man like in "The Simpsons"; it's a transmission line designed to carry wind-generated electricity.
Beginning next week, Clean Line Energy Partners will host a series of public meetings about...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 8:35 AM
PASADENA, Calif. NBC's James Spader drama "The Blacklist" airs an episode Sunday after "Super Bowl XLIX" listings show an approximate 10:15 p.m. start time but because the actual start time will depend on how long the game runs, that's likely to change;...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 7:51 AM
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...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 9:56 AM
UPDATED: The 63rd annual Miss Universe Pageant gave NBC reason to cheer.
CBS had the most viewers Sunday night, but NBC drew the most young adults, thanks to the pageant.
Miss Universe averaged 7.7 million viewers over three hours. Miss Colombia...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 9:10 AM
So far this year, The List has done its best to make you realize the passing of time in our "I'm Feeling Old" series with a roundup of who's who of folks turning 30, 40 and 50. Today, we reach retirement age: 65.
So who can start collecting from their...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 12:20 AM
"The Americans" and Mel Brooks a television week doesn't get much better than that. Here's what caught my eye on TV this week:
Sunday: "Galavant" 7 p.m., ABC: Season one concludes with a duel and judging from the theatricality of this series maybe a...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 1:26 PM
Fox's new television team stepped into the spotlight Saturday to articulate their mission: broaden the appeal of the languishing network while still creating bold and risky programming.
Last spring, Fox's battle-scarred entertainment chief Kevin...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 12:05 AM
Figure skaters and football players compete on television this week (but not against each other, unfortunately). Here's what caught my eye:
Sunday: "AFC Championship," 7 p.m., CBS: The Colts and the Patriots duke it out gridiron-style to determine who...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 11:00 AM
When you preach a doctrine of tolerance, it's sometimes hard to know what to do with satire.
Not the easy stuff — the cartoons, literature and comedy that take down celebrity culture, corporate heartlessness, a squabbling government — but...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 6:47 AM
UPDATED: You're really following the NFL, Central Florida.
The four playoff games this weekend put up huge ratings and reconfirmed that the NFL offers the biggest show in television.
The most-watched game was Indianapolis' victory over Denver on CBS...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 6:30 AM
"Man Seeking Women," a conceptually lithe new comedy premiering Wednesday on FXX (not to be confused with FX, but you will anyway), stars Jay Baruchel as a man not getting over a breakup.
Clever but with feeling, it's been made with evident care and...