| May 5, 2011
| 1:55 PM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor John Corbett was born in Wheeling, W. Va., on this day in 1961. This birthday guy has been busy this year, starring in the series "United States of Tara," as well as appearing in a recurring role on "Parenthood." Corbett had a major...
| Dec 15, 2010
Largely favoring the usual suspects, Golden Globe voters sang the praises of Fox's "Glee" for the second year in a row, awarding five nominations to the musical comedy, including television series.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn., which will air its...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 11:22 AM
If anyone knows how to make a law drama, it's David E. Kelley.
The former attorney got his start as an Emmy-honored writer-producer on "L.A. Law," then created his own memorable projects with "Ally McBeal," "The Practice" and the latter's spinoff "Boston...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 12:37 PM
"Community" fans don't have to wait too much longer for the NBC comedy to return. According to a tweet from creator Dan Harmon, "Community" will be back at 7 p.m. March 15, in its usual Thursday spot.
NBC confirmed the news in a press release, and...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 4:13 AM
Welcome to the pack, "Game of Thrones" and "Parks and Recreation"!
Nominations for the 2011 Emmys were announced Thursday morning and a group of newbies are deservedly joining the pack of usual suspects. HBO's "Mildred Pierce" led overall noms with 21,...
| Jul 15, 2011
How do you argue with any master list that includes Jane Lynch, Kathy Bates, Margo Martindale, Melissa McCarthy, Martha Plimpton, Kelly MacDonald, Betty White, Kristen Wiig and Joan Cusack?
There were a number of surprises, both heartening and...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 4:05 AM
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; unless otherwise noted)
Jaws (revival at the Charles; Saturday and Aug. 8 and 11)
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
The Bachelorette (season finale; 8 p.m. Monday; ABC)
Secret Mountain of Fort...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 9:00 AM
Elijah Wood is going to be a busy man Saturday night. The "Lord of the Rings" star will deejay at Debonair Social Club, the Fender magazine party at the Hard Rock Hotel and the Belve Music Lounge party at the W Chicago-City Center all in one night.
| Oct 18, 2011
| 8:20 AM
When Arielle Goodman was a child, she woke up every morning to the sounds of her mother's opera music floating through the house. Now, the 24-year old Chicago native and self-proclaimed Baltimore vagabond is making her own name as a performer. She has...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 10:47 AM
As the debut of her starring role in the much-anticipated "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" nears, Rooney Mara is first among equals in the ensemble cast of this boarding-school tale. Usually bookish, her character is prompted to experience more of life...
| May 16, 2012
| 10:10 AM
TBS and Just For Laughs have added comic Sarah Silverman to the Chicago festival line-up in June, along with dozens of other newly announced shows.
Silverman will host two shows at The Chicago Theatre on June 16, presenting some of her favorite comedians...