| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:16 PM
WASHINGTON — In a surprising defeat for President Obama, the Democratic-controlled Senate on Wednesday blocked his pick to head the Justice Department's civil rights division, the first time in his presidency that one of his nominees failed to...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 9:00 PM
For author Brian Jay Jones, it's not easy finding a biography of Jim Henson.
Of all the surprising revelations he uncovered about the late entertainer, inventor of The Muppets, puppet-maker of "Sesame Street" and the voice of "Ernie" (of "Bert and...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 10:30 PM
"Gravity" and "12 Years a Slave" tied for top honors at the Producers Guild of America Awards on Sunday night, beating front-runner "American Hustle" and throwing open one of the tightest Oscar races in years.
"Gravity" producers Alfonso Cuarón and...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 3:02 PM
The Blackhawks are growing up.
They've won the Stanley Cup twice in four seasons, they're again one of the NHL's elite teams--and a handful have become first-time dads recently.
Patrick Sharp and Marian Hossa each welcomed their second children...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Joseph Gordon-Levitt likes when buttons are being pushed.
The actor — decked out in a black suit and tie, with a petite red circle pin on his lapel — had taken the stage at the historic Orpheum Theatre in downtown Los Angeles last summer...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Internet, your favorite a cappella group has teamed up with your favorite children's show for an excellent educational video. "The Sing-Off" winners Pentatonix recently visited "Sesame Street," and you can watch their appearance here....
| Dec 26, 2013
| 4:31 PM
WASHINGTON — Debo Adegbile, President Obama's nominee to lead the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, attributes much of his success as an attorney to a nine-year stint as a child actor on "Sesame Street" in the 1970s.
The unusual resume...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 9:45 AM
"The Simpsons" may be going strong in its 25th season, but a major character from the long-running animated series will soon meet his or her maker.
In a conference call with reporters last week, executive producer Al Jean revealed plans to kill off a...
| Dec 2, 2013
Holidays in Chicago are synonymous with the Joffrey Ballet's lavish production of "The Nutcracker," the classic ballet adapted in 1987 by Robert Joffrey from E.T.A. Hoffmann's "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" and set to the traditional Tchaikovsky...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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Saturday Night Live This prime-...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 12:30 PM
"Sesame Street" scored a viral-vid hit this week with its cheeky take on "Homeland," which is just the latest in a string of pop culture parodies that the venerable kidvid franchise has produced in recent years.
In addition to "Homelamb," which drew...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 4:32 PM
One of the highlights of the 2013 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade was definitely "Late Night" host Jimmy Fallon and his band, The Roots, performing with the "Sesame Street" Muppets....