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  • 'Raising Hope' and the bar for sitcoms

    The new season's funniest show has an execution, Cloris Leachman running around in a bra, and a baby drinking from a rubber glove. Perhaps all aren't comedic requirements, but they give Fox's "Raising Hope," Tuesday, Sept. 21, a wacky and hilarious...
  • Hooked on Tuesday's Lineup

    I know I’m an X-factor fanatic, but you may be surprised to hear my favorite night of TV isn’t Wednesday.  It’s true…I can’t miss X-factor and my DVR always records Modern Family, but I’m falling in love with Tuesday....
  • Feast of funny in Thanksgiving episodes of 'New Girl,' 'Raising Hope'

    Feast of funny in Thanksgiving episodes of 'New Girl,' 'Raising Hope'
    Some of my fondest memories of my early single years (notice I said “early”) in Chicago have to do with the holidays, when my friends and I would get together and not only drink, but make Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner. Those get-...
  • Celebrity Scoop: Lucas Neff

    It takes two tries, but Lucas Neff nails a fly buzzing around the catering tent on a location shoot for the Tuesday Fox comedy "Raising Hope." "Hey, watch this," he says, smacking the fly down on the table cover. "Crushed." But victory has a price....
  • Watch 'Raising Hope' star Lucas Neff teach UIC acting workshop

    Watch 'Raising Hope' star Lucas Neff teach UIC acting workshop
    Want to see how a TV star approaches his work? Lucas Neff, star of the Fox comedy "Raising Hope," is coming home to Chicago Friday to present a workshop on "Acting for the Camera" at his alma mater, the University of Illinois at Chicago. The public is...
  • Lucas Neff previews his 'Raising Hope' spankings

    Lucas Neff previews his 'Raising Hope' spankings
    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.)...
  • Lucas Neff's other baby: 'Raising Hope' star's debut as playwright opens March 22

    Lucas Neff's other baby: 'Raising Hope' star's debut as playwright opens March 22
    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...
  • 'Mad Men,' 'Modern Family' take top Emmys

    'Mad Men,' 'Modern Family' take top Emmys
    It was repeat victories for ABC's "Modern Family" and AMC's "Mad Men" on Sunday night as they captured the marquee prizes at the 63rd annual Emmy Awards. The sitcom about a deliciously dysfunctional family won its second consecutive trophy for...
  • Melissa McCarthy, Jane Lynch make Emmy night Chicagoriffic

    Melissa McCarthy, Jane Lynch make Emmy night Chicagoriffic
    Surprise winner Melissa McCarthy turned the 63rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday into a Chicago-centric celebration. McCarthy, star of CBS’ Chicago-set “Mike & Molly” and Plainfield native, was flabbergasted win her name was...
  • Chicago's Lucas Neff still learning in Season 2 of 'Raising Hope'

    Chicago's Lucas Neff still learning in Season 2 of 'Raising Hope'
    Lucas Neff knows he's a lucky guy. A year ago Neff, who grew up in Andersonville, was just starting to do press for his first major TV role—in the Fox sitcom “Raising Hope.” He was new to Hollywood, to the hype, and to working with TV...
  • Celebrity Scoop: Garret Dillahunt

    On the freshman Fox comedy "Raising Hope," airing Tuesdays (and already renewed), Garret Dillahunt and Martha Plimpton play Burt and Virginia Chance, the good-hearted but hard-luck parents of 20-something Jimmy (Lucas Neff), who has suddenly become the...
  • Get free tickets to Chicago screening of Fox's fall comedies

    Get free tickets to Chicago screening of Fox's fall comedies
    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...