| Apr 27, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Sunday offers another pile-up of dramatic series. In addition to "The Good Wife" and "Desperate Housewives" at 9 o'clock, viewers can try "The Killing" on AMC, "Game of Thrones" on HBO and the conclusion of "Birdsong" on PBS' "Masterpiece." AMC serves a...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 9:34 AM
Lucas Neff wants you to tune in to his Fox comedy, "Raising Hope," and he offered an extra incentive to watch the March 13 episode.
"You have me getting spanked a lot," he told me Sunday at the Coffee Studio in Andersonville. (Watch the video above.)...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 5:47 PM
When Jackalope Theatre Company stages the world premiere of "The Last Duck" on Thursday and Friday, playwright Lucas Neff probably won't breathe a sigh of relief.
"I'm an expectant parent," Neff said during a recent chat at the Coffee Studio in...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 7:12 AM
Few network shows celebrate Halloween as well as sitcoms, and Tuesday's Fox lineup is going all out for the holiday.
"We've got a great Halloween episode," Chicago native and "Raising Hope" star Lucas Neff told me recently. "Burt [Garret Dillahunt] and I...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Fox is so excited about its new Tuesday night comedy line-up for the fall season that it's giving Chicago residents an opportunity to preview all four comedies airing that night.
This Sunday, Fox will host an advance preview screening of the new comedies...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 12:36 PM
New Fall TV shows may be getting most of the ad time these days, but I'm excited about one old favorite that's getting some new blood in its Season 3 premiere.
Mother-daughter duo Tippi Hedren and Melanie Griffith guest star in the premiere as Sabrina's...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Martha Plimpton from Raising Hope on the Emmy 2012 Red Carpet
| Sep 24, 2012
| 1:03 AM
Drama Series: Homeland
Comedy Series: Modern Family
Miniseries or Movie: Game Change
Variety, Comedy or Musical Series: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
Reality-Competition Program: The Amazing Race
Host, Reality or Reality-Competition Program: Tom...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 5:11 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Stop us if you've heard this one before: HBO dominated the Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning, picking up 81 nods for viewer favorites such as "Boardwalk Empire" and "Game of Thrones" as well as comedy newcomers "Girls" and "Veep."...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 7:09 AM
There's something about Hedda.
"Hedda Gabler," that is, the titular character in Henrik Ibsen's classic "new woman" tale, the original housewife of Oslo County, the gal who has attitude, aptitude and is one mean shot. The inscrutable character has...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The apparent suicide of filmmaker Tony Scott sparked a number of Hollywood collaborators and admirers to take to Twitter on Sunday night to express their grief over the death of the director of such movies as "Top Gun." Scott, brother of Ridley Scott,...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 2:58 AM
Each week we tell viewers what they can get for free. This week's free list: 1) Watch "The Goonies" 2) Bollywood Dance Party 3) Chandelier sculpture 4) Free Night Cream
Watch "The Goonies" Under The Stars at the Tribeca Film Festival Drive-In