| Mar 11, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Inducting Rupert Murdoch into the Television Academy Hall of Fame on March 11 sounds like a no-brainer. Few have done more in the past 30 years to reshape the TV business, from the launch of the Fox broadcasting network to the fledgling outfit's...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:30 PM
"The Simpsons" paid tribute to the late Marcia Wallace in its final episode for Edna Krabappel, Springfield's long-standing elementary school teacher. Wallace voiced the character in more than 100 episodes of the show.
The episode revolved around the...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:30 PM
"The Simpsons" are at it again.
Now that the Fox show has gotten its foot into the Oscar selfie business, "The Simpsons" may have also solved the mystery hauting Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson's characters in HBO's "True Detective."
| Mar 6, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Probably more than any other instrument in an orchestra, the tuba has the sound of authority — big, brassy, deep and imposing.
For the young, struggling John Van Houten, that sound inspired the discipline he needed. The tuba instructor, who...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Matt Groening, creator of "The Simpsons," has posted "the ugly true story" behind Sunday's infamous Oscar selfie on Twitter, featuring Homer and Bart getting stepped on by Hollywood A-listers.
The ugly true story of that Oscar® selfie can finally be...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Wilco's Jeff Tweedy is set to appear on an upcoming episode of NBC's "Parks and Recreation" alongside stars Amy Poehler and Chris Pratt.
Entertainment Weekly reported that Tweedy will guest star on the show some time in early spring, playing the former...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:36 PM
Comic actor Brad Garrett has been tapped by the Writers Guild of America, West to host the 2014 Writers Guild Awards on Feb. 1, and you can watch how he works the room with a live webcast of the ceremony along with pre-awards nominee interviews –...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 2:52 PM
A few years ago in the New Yorker, Tina Fey, in an essay about her time as a writer on “Saturday Night Live,” broke down the show's writing staff into two fundamental groups: “Harvard Boys and Improv People.” The latter (which...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:32 AM
Craft-beer appreciation involves a combination of brewing science facts and alcohol consumption that makes for a particularly easygoing species of nerd.
Michael Roberts and Brandon Wurtz are two perfect examples. In the parking lot of Orlando Brewing'...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Someday, Clark the Cub, the Jar Jar Binks of the North Side, the Anne Hathaway of Wrigleyville, the Berenstain Bear of Major League Baseball, will make an ideal Chicago Cubs mascot. Someday. Possibly sooner than we think.
When that day arrives, Clark...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 2:40 PM
In what may be the perfect mash-up of retro-nostalgia with modern-day reality TV mania, you can now grow a "Duck Dynasty" beard via Chia Pet.
We caught a blurb about the Chia Willie and Chia Uncle Si handmade decorative planters on NBC's "Today" show...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Hopefully you've all had or are still having a great holiday break, but after New Year's Day things start getting back to normal, and TV is no exception.
Your regularly scheduled programming is about to return. So if you're wondering when your favorite...