LORI RACKL: The Logan Square native, co-star of FX’s new comedy series “You’re the Worst,” remembers Mace as the character who launched his career.
The Travel Channel show’s Chicago producer promises real people in a “down and dirty” competition.
LORI RACKL: The best of the week’s new shows are “Finding Carter” on MTV and “The Strain” on FX.
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LORI RACKL: The Chicagoan says he apologized to his fellow houseguests for saying “nasty things” and intends to return to his old job at College of DuPage.
Cable premieres top the unimaginative network shows “Taxi Brooklyn” and “Reckless.”
HBO’s “Game of Thrones” is the biggest thing to come out of Northern Ireland since the Titanic, and tourism officials know it. They’re hoping the fantasy drama based on George R.R. Martin’s “A Song of Ice and Fire” novels will work the same kind of magic on their visitor numbers as “Lord of the Rings” did for New Zealand.
LORI RACKL: Jonathan and Drew Scott’s competition show shores up the rivalry between the ‘Property Brothers’ stars.
LORI RACKL: Local native Juliet Angus gets catty with British socialites on Bravo’s “Ladies of London.”
Netflix’s prison series comes to Chicago to start season two.
Veteran stage and screen star John Malkovich has jumped ship to television, where he does a turn as legendary swashbuckler Blackbeard in the new NBC series “Crossbones,” premiering at 9 p.m. Friday.
Comedian Ron Funches of the new NBC sitcom has “fond memories” of his childhood in Woodlawn.
LORI RACKL: Royal or not, the imposter amused two local contestants who were flown to England for “I Wanna Marry ‘Harry.’ ”
LORI RACKL: Skip NBC’s “The Night Shift” and “Crossbones” and save your TV time for the AMC period piece “Halt and Catch Fire.”
LORI RACKL: The week also includes a chaotic wedding wrapping up the season for “Modern Family.”
LORI RACKL: The week also includes a chaotic wedding wrapping up the “Modern Family” season.
LORI RACKL: Matthew Hicks, who tries to convince women he’s Prince Harry on the Fox reality show, says it wasn’t easy keeping up the royal ruse.
LORI RACKL: Alex Rice, a model, has had a rocky relationship with her dad, former Fighting Irish quarterback Tony Rice.
A Bucktown bar called Lotties used to double as Molly’s Pub, the favorite watering hole of the firefighters and paramedics on “Chicago Fire.” ¶ The NBC drama built its own Molly’s at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios this season, which has its finale at 9 p.m. …
LORI RACKL: Fresh episodes of “24” and “Louie” highlight a week also marked by a “Rosemary’s Baby” remake and Showtime’s “Penny Dreadful.”
LORI RACKL: Smokey, a labrador-retriever mix from downstate Jacksonville, beat out roughly 100 firehouse canines to win a cameo on Tuesday’s “Chicago Fire.”