| Aug 18, 2011
| 6:16 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — There was bold talk right after 9/11 that TV would emerge from this trauma sadder but wiser. That TV would be steeled with a higher sense of purpose than had characterized it the previous half-century.
Baloney. Soon enough, the flow...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 2:10 PM
We know it's coming, yet that doesn't make it any easier.
Watching the planes slice through the towers and the towers crumble, seeing the Pentagon smoldering, and knowing the brave sacrifice that took place above a field in Pennsylvania -- all remain...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 5:37 AM
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
I Don’t Know How She Does It
The Lion King 3-D
Anderson (talk-show premiere; syndicated)
Monday Night Football: New England at Miami (season premiere; 7 p.m.; ESPN)
| Sep 19, 2011
PIX11's Debra Alfarone spoke to Liza Colby, the front woman of The Liza Colby Band, on the Dunkin Donuts Studio On The Run about her music. Liza says her sound is soul mixed with rock. She has gig this week at the Bowery Electric and a debut album out....
| Nov 17, 2011
| 6:16 AM
Do you love the Ice Age movies? Are you hanging out with the family after the Thanksgiving feast in a turkey-comatose? We have something great for Thanksgiving night to watch on FOX43, "Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas". This special is featuring voice...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 2:42 PM
Talk about a control freak. Chelsea Handler, the late-night TV host whose comic memoirs have been turned into "Are You There, Chelsea?" (7:30 p.m. Jan. 11, NBC; 2 stars), can't step out of the limelight in the new sitcom.
"That '70s Show" alum Laura...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 5:51 PM
I've always appreciated the programmers at cable network FX for their desire to bring edgy, brainy and brave series to TV, which is why the Charlie Sheen project "Anger Management" stupefies me.
How does the home of challenging, outside-the-box...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Welcome to Questions of Characters, the column that puts a name to some of the most familiar faces in movies, on television, the stage and commercials who either hail from Chicago or have spent enough time here to consider it home.
| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:32 AM
“Graceland” star Daniel Sunjata decided to become an actor partly because he would get to experience different challenges on the job. At the time he may not have been thinking he’d have to surf.
“My surfing? As Daniel, not so...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 7:46 PM
Television executive Peter Liguori was named the new chief executive of Tribune Co. Thursday, taking the reins of the reorganized Chicago-based media company weeks after its emergence from bankruptcy.
In a widely expected announcement, Liguori, 52, a...
| May 24, 2013
| 8:30 AM
"Graceland," an original crime drama premiering June 6 on USA Network, isn't set in Memphis.
Instead, the location is sunny and sexy Manhattan Beach, where agents with the FBI, Drug Enforcement Administration and Immigration and Customs Enforcement...