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  • Mary Lynn Rajskub of '24' talks about 'Raising Hope,' polygamy and her new E! pilot

     
    RaisingHope_Cultish-Sc11_0320 "24" fans remember Mary Lynn Rajskub as Chloe O'Brian, the tech whiz who gave Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland) secret and usually unauthorized help during his anti-terrorism capers. Now she's following up that breakthrough with...
  • Metz on Martha Plimpton

     
    Martha Plimpton talks TV and Steppenwolf (and the need to make a living) with the Tribune's Nina Metz in this story from Sunday's editions....
  • Dispatch from New York: Stephen Colbert, Patti LuPone, Jon Cryer, Neil Patrick Harris in 'Company'

     
    “Colbert Sings!” It’s not exactly “Garbo Talks!” but the announcement that faux-news anchor Stephen Colbert would be performing a New York revival of Stephen Sondheim’s landmark musical “Company” raised...
  • 'The Good Wife': Martha Plimpton returns, plus behind-the-scenes video

     
    "The Good Wife" is taking a three-week break, but when it returns on May 3, guess who is back? Martha Plimpton's snarky lawyer Patti Nyholm....
  • '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...
  • '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...
  • 'Modern Family' leads 1st Critics' Choice TV Awards list

    'Modern Family' leads 1st Critics' Choice TV Awards list
    "Modern Family" earned six nominations for the first Critics' Choice Television Awards. The ABC comedy led with the most nominations; "Mad Men" earned five, while "Boardwalk Empire" and "30 Rock" had four each. The awards are given by the Broadcast...
  • Cloris Leachman: still zany after all these years

    Asked her hobby, Cloris Leachman, briefly and rarely silent, rises. She makes her way over to a grand piano in a Beverly Hills hotel lobby and starts playing "Rhapsody in Blue." That pretty much sums up the Oscar- and Emmy-winning actress. Leachman needs...
  • Cheers and jeers among 2011 Emmy nominations

    Cheers and jeers among 2011 Emmy nominations
    Quite a few TV actors were likely surprised early Thursday when they heard about their Emmy nomination, but none more visibly than Plainfield native Melissa McCarthy. "Yikes," said McCarthy, 40, who was announcing the nominees live when her own name came...