| Jan 1, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Now that the holidays are (almost) over, you're probably ready for your favorite shows to return as the midseason schedule kicks in. A lot of brand new shows premiere in January as well. So get ready. Here's a list of series, season and winter premiere...
| Feb 12, 2012
Whitney Houston, a willowy church singer with a towering voice who became a titan of the pop charts in the 1980s and 1990s but then saw much of her success crumble away amid the fumes of addiction and reckless ego, has died. She was 48.
Kristen Foster, a...
| 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...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 9:49 AM
Or whatever day/holiday/event you got most excited for as a kid. That's how I feel about the return of most of my favorite NBC shows for their fall seasons (except "30 Rock," which comes back in early 2012). "Community," "Parks and Recreation" and "The...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 11:06 AM
Thursday night is b intern Becky Quinn's favorite night of the week for plenty of reasons (hello, Thirsty Thursday!). NBC and its comedy lineup just make it that much better. Rather than taking her time like her roommates to get ready to go out, she would...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 7:57 PM
b intern Becky Quinn chimes in about what tickled her funny bone this week. Hint, it was not the Dundler Mifflin billboard.
"Community": Troy and Abed’s housewarming party turned into a weird parallel universe with dice rolling, lost body parts...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 6:28 AM
It's Halloween week on NBC so prepare yourself for ghost stories, parties, costume contests and secret web cams.
"Community": After Brita grades the study group’s personality tests, she is convinced that one of them has an extreme (“like a...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 6:56 AM
While Pawnee and Scranton deal with the impending apocalypse, the study group at Greendale deals with their daddy issues and Whitney and friends try to mend a severed bromance.
"Community": Pierce’s latest entrepreneurial endeavor is “Pride...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 3:12 PM
NBC released its midseason schedule for 2012, and missing from it are "Community" and "Prime Suspect."
Both ratings-starved but critically praised series have been pulled from the schedule. A spokesman from NBC has told me that "Prime Suspect" "is still...
| 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...
| Jun 14, 2012
"Lola Versus" is a comic case study of a yearlong emotional meltdown for an about-to-turn-30, angsty, artsy New Yorker. While that might not sound entertaining, it is made so by star Greta Gerwig, who inhabits Lola with an endearing ease.