| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:09 AM
Here are some notable shows on TV during the week of Nov. 4 to Nov. 10.
Monday, Nov. 4
Mike & Molly
8 p.m. Monday, CBS
A freshman comedy whose name I've already forgotten was canceled, so "Mike & Molly" is back! Chicago-area native Melissa McCarthy...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 9:59 AM
James Spader has plenty to be happy about in Week 2 of the fall TV season.
NBC's "The Blacklist," the FBI drama that stars Spader, drew more than 12 million viewers Monday night. The show got a rating of 3.6 in the key 18-49 demographic, down just 5%...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 6:22 AM
In this super-concentrated “Dancing With the Stars” format, this jam-packed parade of fringe and sparkles, paddles, the Troupe, a glimpse of the Harold Wheeler band and the dreaded elimination can seem like quite the bedazzled swirl.
| Sep 16, 2013
| 8:29 PM
Mirrorball Madness is back, baby!
They waste no time going straight to the competitive routines after a brief welcome from Tom and Brooke following the opening number.
Brant Daugherty & Peta Murgatroyd
Brant describes himself as a "single...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:40 AM
Break out the sparkles and glitter guns: Season 17 of “Dancing With the Stars” has burst like a sparkly confetti bomb and cha-cha’d directly into ballroom-loving hearts.
Along with the premiere of a new season comes a slew of...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Ed Begley Jr. was one of the estimated 20 million Americans who overran streets, parks and universities during the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970. His venue of choice was Pershing Square in Los Angeles.
That was also the year when he embarked on a...
| Jul 22, 2009
| 11:18 AM
Today's topic: Many regard the Apollo program as the high watermark of American space exploration. Are they correct? Was sending a man to the moon mostly about national pride, or were there more practical purposes?
The real 'moon hoax' Point: Michael...
| Jul 23, 2009
| 11:57 AM
Today's topic: What has NASA done right since Apollo? Where has it erred? Are there other space programs in the world that perform certain functions better than NASA?
The two agencies within NASA Point: Bill Nye
Were we to bring a citizen from the...
| Jul 24, 2009
| 12:20 PM
Today's topic: What's the purpose of going back to the moon and eventually to Mars? Does NASA have its priorities straight on space travel? How much will the private sector play a role in the future of space exploration?
A leaner, meaner NASA can take us...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 9:31 AM
Long before Bill Nye the Science Guy hit the airwaves, Richard Feynman was the people's scientist. A shaggy-haired polymath whose interests ranged from drawing to drumming to dreaming of Tuva — that distant Russian republic renowned for its throat...
| May 8, 2012
| 2:05 PM
Sure, Justin Warner hasn't had any professional culinary experience.
But so far it doesn't look like that's hurt the Hagerstown native, who will appear on this season's "The Next Food Network Star."
The 28-year-old Brooklyn-based chef recently was named...