| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:00 PM
***1/2 (out of four)
As a Chicago film critic and fellow University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign alumnus, it almost goes without saying that my review of “Life Itself,” acclaimed documentarian Steve James’ (“Hoop Dreams”)...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Brevity, so it has been said, is the soul of wit. John Oliver seems to believe the opposite is equally true.
The comedian has been letting loose on his new HBO program "Last Week Tonight," unveiling segments that can last anywhere from 15 to 20 minutes...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Oh, "Tammy." Can I call you Tammy? I hate to break it to you, but the thrill is gone.
I'd like to say it's me, not you. But I really think it's you.
As the latest, loudest, R-rated, plus-size incarnation of Melissa McCarthy's comic psyche, you had...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 3:35 PM
"Community" will live to fight another day. And it gets its long-hoped-for sixth season to boot.
Yahoo has renewed the beloved cult comedy for 13 more episodes and will release them this fall on Yahoo Screen.
After NBC canceled the series in May, fans...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:59 PM
Brian E. Frosh, a veteran state senator from Montgomery County who championed gun control and environmental protection, defeated two opponents to win Tuesday's Democratic primary for Maryland attorney general.
Frosh, 67, who had trailed in early polls...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:56 AM
| Jun 11, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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The Sixties The assassination of President...
| May 29, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Sony Pictures Television is investigating a new option to continue “Community” with streaming service Hulu.
An individual with knowledge of the situation told TheWrap that Sony TV and Hulu are in very early talks to continue the canceled NBC...
| May 22, 2014
| 7:00 AM
It all used to be so simple — and patriotic. If the president of the United States were to appear as a character on a television series, and it was a rarity, he was generally upright, forthright and just, well, right.
"Even when he was a hack, the...
| May 9, 2014
| 3:23 PM
So much for six seasons and a movie. On Friday NBC canceled the low-rated "Community," a move that is sure to upset the innovative sitcom's small but intensely devoted fan base.
It also axed the comedy "Growing Up Fisher" and the dramas "Revolution,"...
| May 9, 2014
| 2:30 PM
NBC has closed the book on "Community," canceling the Sony Pictures TV comedy after five seasons of underwhelming ratings, even with the rabid fan base the show has fostered via social media.
Sony TV is likely to shop the series to other outlets. The...
| May 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Much better known than most sitcom writers, partly for the wrong reasons -- notably his frequent clashes with co-workers and resultant firings -- Dan Harmon has a die-hard fanbase from NBC's "Community," which at one point was saved from the ax by a...