| Sep 10, 2014
| 10:18 AM
Let's just get this out of the way: New “Biggest Loser” trainer and Naperville North High School alum Jennifer Widerstrom used to be a gladiator on “American Gladiators.”
Widerstrom — or “Phoenix,” as she was...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 5:35 PM
As each hour passes in the wake of the Ray Rice domestic violence incident, it gets more difficult to imagine Roger Goodell's keeping his job as NFL commissioner. The latest blow: the Associated Press reported Wednesday that the NFL was provided a copy of...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Former WNBA player Vanessa Hayden is going public with something most people would prefer to hide: The Orlando resident will share her weight problems on national television.
Hayden weighs 366 pounds as she begins the reality series "The Bigger Loser:...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 6:16 AM
With the NFL going to CBS on Thursday, the TV schedule takes a few changes this week.
The "Thursday Night Football" lineup starts with the Steelers playing the Ravens in Baltimore. CBS is showing the games along with the NFL Network until the CBS...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Tom Brokaw, Meredith Vieira, Brian Williams and Maria Shriver will host "Today" next week as part of "Homecoming Week."
Of course, it would be fascinating to see Katie Couric, Deborah Norville and Ann Curry back on the show, but that's not going to...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 2:30 PM
NBC has announced an interesting proposal: In an effort to generate buzz for its freshman programs and high-profile returning comedy dramas, the Peacock has recruited Casey Wilson and Ken Marino of its new comedy "Marry Me" to host the half-hour special...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 8:20 AM
It's time to rev up those DVRs. Here's a rundown of premiere dates for new and returning shows to help you get with the program this fall. (Dates and times subject to change):
"The Chair" (11 p.m., Starz)
"Utopia" (8 p.m., Fox)...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Those who want to shed a few pounds in style will have two new Biggest Loser Resorts to choose from this fall.
The fitness and weight-loss regime modeled after the TV show will be coming to luxury hotels in the Chicago area and Amelia Island, Fla.
| Aug 12, 2014
| 10:16 AM
"The Biggest Loser" is changing up its format by having 20 former athletes compete this season, and one is former WNBA standout Vanessa Hayden of Orlando.
Hayden, 32, is currently a child welfare specialist. She attended the University of Florida,...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Ashton Kutcher has sold his Hollywood Hills home for $9.925 million after quietly shopping it since spring at $12 million.
The glass-clad contemporary, built in 2006-07, has views of the Hollywood Reservoir and the Hollywood sign from its three stories....
| Aug 8, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Earlier this year, the Weather Channel had an odd and surprisingly spirited dust-up with DirecTV over the network's ratio of reality shows to weather reporting. DirecTV felt the ratio was too high and refused to carry the Weather Channel unless it devoted...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 1:56 PM
"The Biggest Loser" aims to put a controversial season in the rear-view mirror as it announced its Season 16 cast Wednesday featuring 20 former athletes who've let their fitness levels slide -- and a new gig for trainer Bob Harper.
The theme for the new...