| Jun 3, 2011
| 4:36 PM
While you're waiting to watch "The Hangover: Part II" tonight, don't be surprised if you find yourself blasted 85 million years into the past: The trailers for Fox's "Terra Nova," a new time-travel drama series due to premiere on the......
| Jun 23, 2011
| 4:34 PM
The start of a new television season is akin to a meteor shower. Shows come flying out of nowhere, lighting up the sky and screaming for attention. Most then disintegrate and crash to earth, causing mass confusion among viewers, many......
| Mar 24, 2011
| 7:54 PM
Despite low ratings, “Fringe” will return for a 22-episode fourth season this fall, a Fox spokesman confirmed Thursday night.
Fox renewed the sci-fi thriller about a group of government agents investigating scientific oddities even after...
| 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 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...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:23 PM
Take a minute, if you will, to consider the prominence of time travel as a theme in the arts. You don't have to be a brilliant but evil scientist huddled in a secret mountaintop laboratory, rubbing your hands together and cackling with glee as you...
| Sep 11, 2011
Yes, it has dinosaurs. But at its core Fox's new sci-fi epic "Terra Nova" is an environmental fable. And a pretty darned expensive one at that.
In fact, even though it has no big-name stars raking in giant paydays, "Terra Nova" is probably the...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 7:55 PM
Dennis Welsh is general manager of local TV stations WOFL-Channel 35 and WRBW-Channel 65. He spoke recently with TV critic Hal Boedeker about the new television season, which officially begins today.
CFB: Will 'The X Factor,' the new show from Simon...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 9:43 AM
Having Steven Spielberg as executive producer on a new Fox show attracts attention. Then when the network announces it's giving the show the "Glee" treatment and airing the pilot in May, expectations get a rocket boost.
But computer-generated dinosaurs...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 8:33 AM
Some people were horrified when they heard the title of Fox's latest sitcom, "I Hate My Teenage Daughter."
Apparently, these people have not spent enough time around heinous teenage girls.
Surely there are teenage girls who always tell the truth,...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 9:17 AM
“Terra Nova” (7 p.m. Sept. 26, Fox; 3 stars) opens with a sweeping view of the Chicago skyline, but it’s not quite familiar.
Sure, we see the Sears Tower (it’s officially called Willis Tower now, but not by me) for a second, but...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 3:09 PM
In Fox's new "Terra Nova," Irish actor Jason O'Mara plays Jim Shannon, a Chicago police officer in the year 2149 who, with his family, travels 85 million years into the past to colonize Earth and build a better civilization.
Future Chicago appears in the...