| Jul 8, 2013
| 2:30 PM
| Feb 27, 2013
| 12:03 PM
We seem to be on an entertainment streak this week, so this seemed as good a time as any to collect my thoughts on the bygone NBC cult hit “Friday Night Lights.” I’m terrified to report that throughout my viewing of all five seasons, I...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Scottie Pippen and Larsa Pippen were overshadowed Tuesday at their own party by another celebrity, but the NBA Hall of Famer and his wife shouldn't feel too bad. The star who stole the spotlight at the Chicago Bulls Charities and Bright Pink benefit in...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Here's the thing about brothers and "Hardcore Pawn: Chicago" co-stars Randy and Wayne Cohen: They fight a lot — and even came to blows this year — but they always make up.
And once they're done patching things up, they tend to go right...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 12:33 PM
It's a good thing Jennifer Hudson was already in the Christmas spirit Tuesday at her "A Hudson Holiday" party at the House of Blues, because the Oscar-winning actress and Grammy-winning singer will need it for the next few months.
Hudson was recently...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 9:34 AM
Hebru Brantley's trip to Miami Beach for the high-profile Art Basel art show was winding down when the Chicago-based street artist and De La Salle Institute alum was told there was one more potential customer who wanted to meet him right before his flight...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 8:13 AM
Congratulations to Orlando's Scott Porter.
He married Kelsey Mayfield on Saturday in Dripping Springs, Texas, People magazine reports.
Porter, 33, gained stardom as paralyzed quarterback Jason Street on the NBC series "Friday Night Lights" and won...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 1:56 PM
NBC has renewed the Chicago-set and filmed "Chicago Fire" along with four other dramas, the network announced Friday.
"Chicago Fire" has done OK in the ratings, but more importantly it has boosted NBC's 9 p.m. Wednesday ratings by 24 percent year-over-...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Drama is not exactly something the networks do well any more -- especially drama that has any kind of cultural resonance.
But "Nashville," which debuts at 10 p.m. Wednesday on ABC, is the one new network drama that pretty much has it all.
In the world...
| May 23, 2012
| 7:49 PM
IRVINE — Considering the fact the payments went toward a charity for children, everyone appeared to have received their money's worth in the inaugural Harmony and Hoops Charity Basketball Game at UC Irvine's Bren Events Center on Saturday.
| Aug 31, 2012
| 9:13 AM
With the CW drama series' sophomore round on the way, these episodes introduce Rachel Bilson ("The O.C.") as a surgeon taken by a series of circumstances from New York to a small Alabama town.
There, the environment and the locals have a pronounced...