| Mar 28, 2013
| 6:08 PM
And then there were seven.
SPOILER ALERT: "American Idol" continued its march toward crowning a female winner this season. The bottom three finishers Thursday were the remaining men. The lowest vote-getter was Devin Velez.
He sang for his life in...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 6:18 AM
The highlights Tuesday night:
1. "NCIS" and "NCIS: Los Angeles" are reruns on CBS. That should mean good things for "The Voice" at 8 on NBC and "Dancing With the Stars" at 9 on ABC. Both reality competitions flourished Monday against CBS reruns....
| Apr 3, 2013
| 8:22 AM
With the "NCIS" series in reruns, the reality franchises flourished Tuesday night.
"Dancing With the Stars" on ABC drew 14 million viewers, and "The Voice" on NBC pulled in 13.9 million, according to updated ratings. But "The Voice" was the night's most...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 8:00 AM
NEW YORK — Until last year, Café Grumpy in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, was mostly known as a destination for the serious coffee drinker, the type of place where each modestly sized cup is individually brewed and goes for $4 a pop.
Now, thanks to "Girls,...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 12:41 PM
The last weekend of March offered up a bunch of TV events, but you ain't seen nothing yet. April 2013 brings showers of season and series premieres, finales and films to add to the already launched new seasons of "Game of Thrones," Doctor Who" and others....
| Mar 27, 2013
| 5:45 AM
Mark Harmon and Adam Levine know how to draw crowds. Harmon and "NCIS" had the most viewers in the nation Tuesday night. Levine, Blake Shelton and "The Voice" were most popular with the 18-to-49 age group.
"NCIS" averaged 18.6 million viewers, and...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Country singing star LeAnn Rimes and her husband, actor Eddie Cibrian, know a bargain when they see one. The pair spent $3 million behind the gates in bucolic Hidden Hills on a house marketed as a short sale that once sold for $5.575 million.
| Feb 27, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Debra Messing, who stars on the TV series "Smash" set on Broadway, has sold her house in Bel-Air in a month for $11.4 million.
The traditional-style house, designed by architect Paul R. Williams and built in 1937, features bay windows, updated...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The singing vegetarian wanted nothing to do with the backwoods ducks.
When Morrissey was scheduled to appear on Jimmy Kimmel's late-night show last month along with the cast of A&E's "Duck Dynasty," the '80s cult rocker issued an ultimatum: Boot the...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Welcome to Questions of Characters, the column that puts a name to some of the most familiar faces in movies, on television, the stage and commercials who either hail from Chicago or have spent enough time here to consider it home.
| Jun 3, 2013
| 2:30 PM
At this point "Falling Skies" qualifies as a well-oiled machine, down to TNT's strategy of bringing the series back each year capitalizing on all that male tune-in during the NBA playoffs. Overtly appealing to those guys, the third season opens with a...
| May 27, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Hollywood has a way of deriving the wrong lessons from both failure and success. So in bidding a final farewell to "Smash" -- which wrapped up its tumultuous two-season run with a "Let's dump this on Memorial Day weekend" two-hour finale Sunday -- a few...