| May 22, 2013
| 11:51 AM
2013: When Billy met FX?
The cable network announced Wednesday it has ordered the comedy pilot "The Comedians," starring longtime actor / comedian Billy Crystal.
The half-hour single camera comedy, which will be produced by Fox Television Studios,...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 5:15 PM
Things have happened quickly for Wild Belle.
Brother-sister duo Natalie and Elliot Bergman, who have made music off and on since now-23-year-old Natalie was a teenager, started recording under the name Wild Belle only last year. Since then, the band...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Chris Hardwick is a busy guy. He runs the popular podcast and website The Nerdist and travels the county doing standup. Last fall, his "Talking Dead," the popular aftershow in which he and guests dissect each episode of "The Walking Dead," grew to an...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Conan O'Brien must be having a big ol' chuckle today. Jay Leno continues his feud with NBC, seemingly pushing the network into replacing him with Jimmy Fallon as host of "The Tonight Show," a job O'Brien had, then lost when Leno decided he wanted to...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 1:14 PM
NBC ramped up its fight to gain a younger late-night audience by confirming Wednesday that Jimmy Fallon will take over as host of "The Tonight Show" in 2014.
Ending weeks of gossip, NBC made the announcement that current host Jay Leno would end his...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 1:25 PM
It's election night Tuesday, so you're not going to find a whole lot of new programming on TV other than election coverage. But just like when you vote, you have choices. And if you live in Chicago, you have three city-related choices.
"Chef Race: U.K....
| Sep 8, 2012
Sometimes what I think the Pulitzer committee is after, humor-wise, isn't just one epic exposť, as per last week's gem on rotten-tomato fights. It's a body of hard-hitting work.
That's what leads me to this steamy parking garage in Burbank, looking for...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 9:29 PM
Conan O'Brien, the TV host and comedian, announced on his comedy show on the TBS cable network Monday night that he is coming to Chicago in June.
O'Brien will tape four"Conan"shows at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., as part of the Just for...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 12:05 PM
Going into "An Evening with Kevin Smith," it was difficult to imagine Smith answering audience questions as a Chicago Theatre show and one of the centerpieces of this year's TBS Just for Laughs Chicago comedy festival.
Watching the 41-year-old...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Conan O'Brien got a big vote of confidence from TBS - despite ratings that haven't been red-hot....
| Mar 29, 2012
| 4:37 PM
"Anchorman 2": Will Ferrell says there will be an "Anchorman" sequel. Will Ferrell announced the "Anchorman" sequel during a surprise appearance on "Conan" as his character, Ron Burgundy....
| Nov 2, 2010
| 4:33 PM
After the coffee. Before figuring out how long until pitchers and catchers report for spring training. The Skinny: The San Francisco Giant took the World Series in five games, which is bad news for Fox, because the longer the series,......