LORI RACKL: Filmed in Chicago, the new first-responder sitcom may be the show that avoids people conversing on bridges.
Local “Jeopardy” champ says Arthur Chu is definitely not “an evil genius.”
LORI RACKL: Notable shows this week include CNN’s “Chicagoland” and Fox’s “Cosmos.”
LORI RACKL: Highlights this week include the debut of Chicago-based ‘Mind Games’ and the return of ‘The Americans.’
“I’m definitely a little nervous,” Colin Jost says as he takes over Seth Meyers role on “Saturday Night Live’s” Weekend Update, but “I’m excited to just start already. I’m more anxious when I’m thinking about it.”
LOS ANGELES — PBS science correspondent Miles O’Brien said Tuesday his left arm was amputated above the elbow after an apparently minor injury put his life in jeopardy. In a blog post on his personal website Tuesday, which was verified by PBS, O’Brien recounted the Feb. 12 blow to his arm he suffered while on assignment in Asia and the medical emergency that followed.
Long before he created the Cold War spy drama, Joe Weisberg trained to be a spy for the intelligence agency.
Steve Zahn is tired. It’s the last day of filming on “Mind Games,” ABC’s midseason drama set and shot in Chicago.
Seth Meyers literally opened “Late Night” on a familiar note: the doleful piano music that accompanied his predecessor’s popular segment on Thank You missives.
Once relegated to the sidelines, bipolar characters are less of a rarity on television, which has come a long way in portraying the mood disorder in a more nuanced, realistic manner.
PASADENA, Calif. — The difference between Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers in the days before their first talk shows began is evident in what they spent the most time on, said the man who guided both programs to birth. With Fallon, who took over “Late …
This week’s Lori’s List includes a couple of new NBC comedies being launched during the Olympics, as well as “Downton Abbey’s” yawn of a finale and an all-star edition of “Amazing Race.”
LOS ANGELES — NBC’s “About a Boy” raises an interesting question. Which character is the boy? The new comedy (previewing at 10 p.m. Feb. 22 after the Olympics on WMAQ-Channel 5) features a thirtysomething man-child, self-indulgent Will (David Walton), whose world is complicated when an …
A new era of “The Tonight Show” started like an awkward first date with a guy too eager to be there. But he eventually won you over and by the end of the night, you were charmed and ready to commit. “I’m Jimmy Fallon; I’ll be your host — for now,” Fallon said, referencing the messy Jay Leno-Conan O’Brien-Jay Leno changing of the guard.
LORI RACKL: The new host tells the Sun-Times he and his team “just want to make TV moments.”
The Oscar winner, soon to be seen on the big screen in “In Secret,” is getting ready to end her time on “American Horror Story.”