| Mar 24, 2011
| 2:17 PM
As a child growing up in Michigan, Dana Tuinier loved watching movies and television.
For many parents, this would be a concern. But not for Denise Evans, Tuinier's mom, who lives in Bay Harbor with her husband and Tuinier's stepfather, Randy.
| Oct 11, 2011
| 3:33 PM
Who else is a little peeved that Monday night's baseball game on Fox delayed the start of "Terra Nova," which totally screwed up my DVR recording of the 7 p.m. series?
Well, get ready for more schedule juggling due to the playoffs. Fox is pulling its hit...
| May 11, 2011
| 9:55 AM
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...
| May 16, 2011
| 6:28 AM
It's kind of amazing how Fox can simultaneously make me cheer and boo with its programming choices. And it's all my fault, I guess.
I don't like reality TV, and with today's announcement of its 2011-12 primetime schedule, Fox proves it plans to dominate...
| May 17, 2011
| 6:00 AM
ABC on Tuesday announced its 2011-12 prime time schedule that includes 13 new shows, seven of which will premiere this fall. Among the new entries is "Pan Am," adrama about pilots and flight attendants set in the 1960s (everyone seems to be creating their...
| May 10, 2011
| 8:53 PM
Fox network hasn't officially announced it's 2011-12 season, but news broke late Tuesday that "The Chicago Code" has been canceled. (UPDATE: Fox now has announced its Fall schedule.)
The show's creator, Shawn Ryan, told Alan Sepinwall that Fox...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 5:32 PM
At the Laguna Beach Friendship Shelter, those without homes are offered a chance to get back up on their feet again.
On June 16, the nonprofit will hold its second annual "Stories of Home" fundraiser at [seven-degrees] to support its programs, which help...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 6:20 AM
"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...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 11:55 AM
Anyone want to place a bet if Fox's sci-fi drama "Terra Nova" does not premiere Oct. 3? That is the latest premiere date for the dinosaur/time-travel thriller from Steven Spielberg, which seems to have been delayed more times than there are prehistoric...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 2:04 PM
While in Chicago promoting his upcoming film, "Larry Crowne," Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson visited RL in the Gold Coast Thursday and Friday. Country singer LeAnn Rimes and husband Eddie Cibrian had brunch at RL Sunday. Cibrian is filming NBC's...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 7:25 AM
Premium pay channel HBO dominated the nominations Thursday for the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards, earning a stunning 104 nods, including honors for its two freshman series, "Game of Thrones" and "Boardwalk Empire," as well as the acclaimed miniseries...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 7:02 AM
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...