| May 10, 2013
| 12:46 PM
NBC continued to flesh out its 2013-14 schedule on Friday, ordering a remake of the 1960s and '70s detective drama "Ironside," plus a cop-show spin-off of "Chicago Fire."
The network also added "Undateable," a young-adult sitcom starring Chris D'Elia as...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:29 AM
It's difficult to tell who should be more excited NBC officially picked up “Chicago Fire” for a second season Friday: The cast and crew of the firefighter drama or the Illinois Film Office.
The good news allows the Dick Wolf-produced show to...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 4:40 AM
Friends and family of the brothers who authorities say planted the bombs at the Boston Marathon struggled to explain Friday the actions of young men who lived, studied and played in the very community they are suspected of attacking.
| Nov 20, 2012
The Chicago-based Showtime dramedy "Shameless" can either be seen as a small victory for Chicago's TV and film community or a missed opportunity, depending on how you want to look at it.
The series films most of its exterior scenes in Chicago (unlike...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:46 AM
The cast and crew of NBC's “Chicago Fire” have learned that there are added bonuses to filming a firefighter drama in the Chicago area.
Taylor Kinney – who co-stars with Jesse Spencer and Eamonn Walker on the show – said the...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 3:09 AM
The Chicago Fire confusion has begun.
Taylor Kinney — star of the upcoming NBC firefighter drama “Chicago Fire” — told reporters during a conference call last week that some Chicagoans get the wrong idea when he tells them what he...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 1:56 PM
NBC has renewed the Chicago-set and filmed "Chicago Fire" along with four other dramas, the network announced Friday.
"Chicago Fire" has done OK in the ratings, but more importantly it has boosted NBC's 9 p.m. Wednesday ratings by 24 percent year-over-...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Until recently, the Vera Wang bridal shop in Singapore imposed a non-refundable $482 fee to try on dresses. And last month a health food retailer in Australia posted this notice on its door: “As of the first of February, this store will be...
| Aug 2, 2010
| 4:33 PM
For the print Tribune, my editors asked me to provide a roundup of interesting or notable things that happened this year at the annual TCA summer press tour. That list is below, and be aware that you may have seen some of these observations if you've been...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 4:36 PM
NBC Entertainment Chairman Bob Greenblatt told television critics that the fourth place NBC network had "a really bad fall." Eleven months into his tenure, Greenblatt touted the commitment of new NBC owners Comcast Corp., as well as a range of programming...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 4:46 PM
"Stars Earn Stripes" will benefit national veterans, service and first-responder charities. The executive producers are Dick Wolf ("Law & Order"), Mark Burnett ("The Voice," "Survivor") and David Hurwitz ("Fear Factor")....
| Apr 5, 2012
| 9:38 PM
Dick Wolf and Mark Burnett team up for new NBC reality series where stars will be matched with veterans and active-duty servicemen and servicewomen in weekly challenges....