| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Review: Laughing Bird
4514 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-506-2473
Rating: !!! (out of 4) Off to a good start
Have you ever wished you could eat at a place called the Tina Turner Tavern? If things go well for chef Chrissy Camba at new Lincoln Square restaurant...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 9:47 AM
"Kid President: Declaration of Awesome" (Hub Network, Saturdays). Young Internet phenom Robby Novak, now 10, is the star of this whole-family-friendly half-hour series, expanded from the short online "pep talks" -- at once mock-inspirational and...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Bravo will debut "Top Chef Duels" -- the latest iteration of its long-running franchise -- on August 6, the cabler announced Wednesday.
The culinary competition will bring back eighteen former contestants from "Top Chef" and "Top Chef Masters," pitting...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Ashton Kutcher has put the word out that he is interested in finding a buyer for his Hollywood Hills home, quietly shopping it at $12 million.
The modern-style, three-story home built in 2007 has views of the Hollywood Reservoir and the Hollywood sign....
| Feb 26, 2014
| 10:30 AM
A+E Networks has unveiled the first wave of shows set for the July 7 launch of FYI, its lifestyle-centric rebranding of the Bio channel.
The six series unveiled Wednesday focus on foodie pursuits and home design and makeover themes.
"Top Chef" vet...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:00 PM
At no other time of year is Austin - the self-styled live music capital of the world - so celebrated than in March, when the throngs pour into the Texas city for the 12-day music, film and interactive festival known as South by Southwest.
One of the most...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Bravo is taking a break from expanding its "Real Housewives" franchise into every state in the union to order its first scripted series, "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce."
The series, based on the "Girlfriends' Guide" book series by Vicki Iovine,...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 4:30 AM
LONDON -- The U.K.'s Tinopolis has beefed up its U.S. production portfolio with the acquisition of L.A.-based indie Magical Elves, which produces "Top Chef" for Bravo.
Variety exclusively revealed that negotiations were reaching boiling point on Jan. 29....
| Feb 6, 2014
| 7:10 AM
We’ve been hungry for this all season long.
The "Top Chef" Finale has arrived. After a slow start to the season in New Orleans, the drama has built up to a culinary showdown of Nina versus Nicholas in Hawaii. If you are going to lose a weeks-...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 4:32 PM
"Scandal," "The Americans," "The Walking Dead," "Portlandia," "Ripper Street," "Vikings," "House of Cards," "Hannibal"—February sees the return of several TV favorites. New series also launch, including "The Red Road" on Sundance, "Mixology" and the...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:45 AM
After three years in which TV movies and miniseries were lumped together in one ungainly category, the television academy believes there's enough programming to again warrant a separation. (The acting awards remain combo affairs, however.) Were they...