In an epic underdog tale, 33-year-old Lake Zurich native Jason Zepaltas has gone from perhaps the shortest-lived contestant in “Hell’s Kitchen” history to a top two finalist. Tonight, he and Woodstock’s Scott Commings will face off on Fox-TV for the chance to be head chef …
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.
Alexandra Shipp has very little time to get ready for her new role as the late R&B singer Aaliyah.
Lifetime spokeswoman Kannie Yu LaPack confirmed Friday that Shipp will play the singer, who died in a plane crash in 2001. Shipp replaces Zendaya in the …
The Travel Channel show’s Chicago producer promises real people in a “down and dirty” competition.
The West Side native, starring on USA’s new “Rush,” plays it coy about rumors he’ll be the next gladiator on the hit he calls “an incredible show.”
With the overall quality and quantity of television at an all-time high, it couldn’t have been easy narrowing down the field of this year’s Emmy nominees.
LORI RACKL: The best of the week’s new shows are “Finding Carter” on MTV and “The Strain” on FX.
Practice your indignant face and get ready for a tsunami of snark on Twitter: Nominees for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards will be announced bright and early Thursday morning.
When thinking of a scene from their new ABC Family sitcom, Jennie Garth giggles at the memory of Tori Spelling going for it, making a funny face and using a strange voice.
Illuminating documentaries about weddings and the ’90s rank among the week’s best TV.
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.
As he heads to Chicago for a Museum of Broadcast Communications tribute, the writer and comedian turned talk show host quips that he’s seldom honored, “so I won’t know how to behave.”
LORI RACKL: Jonathan and Drew Scott’s competition show shores up the rivalry between the ‘Property Brothers’ stars.
Joe Sikora, who fronts the Starz series with Omari Hardwick, praises its depiction of an ‘incredibly diverse’ New York City.