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The joy of eating There may be more educated and talented TV chefs, but you’d be hard pressed to find one who savors the joy…
Back to school I suspect most of the actors in “Riverdale” were selected for their cartoonishly stunning figures, but they hold their own against…
New musical director Mike Elizondo brings hip-hop cred to Chris Thile's third season.
A mad, mad, mad world Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson and Emily Watson give their lungs a workout in a new version of “King Lear.”…
REVIEW: The Emmy-winning comic is on the comeback trail after an allegation of sexual misconduct.
Rosen, the longest-tenured TV sports personality in any major U.S. market, plans to sign off in April following coverage of college basketball's Final Four tournament in Minneapolis.
How we got here Those seeking a refresher course in how we landed in the current political predicament are encouraged to enroll in “Trump’s…
Sunday at the State Theatre, expect more broad-based political material that will lead up to the Oct. 28 debut of his new weekly Netflix series.
During two decades in Hollywood, the Minnesota actor has worked for some of TV's sharpest writers. He dished on six key collaborators.
The sitcom, returning Thursday for a 13-episode run, also delivers a nonpartisan and ultimately more intriguing message: Senior lives matter.
TV picks for Sept. 27: 'Grey's Anatomy,' 'Law & Order: SVU,' 'The Good Place,' 'Caught in Providence'
Old friends When you’ve been on the air awhile, you can justify an extended welcome-back party. “Grey’s Anatomy” (7 p.m., KSTP, Ch. 5) kicks off…
Be like Mike “Survivor” has remained popular enough that it hasn’t had to rely on “celebrity” casting, but occasionally a somewhat known name sneaks…
REVIEW: Rochester-based clinic is true hero of the great filmmaker's latest TV project.
The filmmaker behind "The Civil War" salutes a Minnesota institution in his latest project.
Lucky town Rachel Griffiths (“Six Feet Under”) sports a badge in “Dead Lucky,” a four-part thriller in which her character is entangled in a series…
Richard Dworsky, Tim Russell and Fred Newman are gone. But they may be part of a Keillor comeback.
Outside the norm “Norm Macdonald Has a Show” is a mess, thanks to a host that constantly interrupts A-list guests like David Letterman and Jane…
Amazon's "Mrs. Maisel" and HBO's "Barry" usher in a new class of Emmy champions.
When it comes to redefining his career, Minnesota's Seann William Scott is no dummy.
Pay special attention to these categories during Monday's ceremonies.
Some of your old favorites are back in exciting new series.
The new rules for the 97-year-old competition were hot topics throughout the evening. But the main agenda was trying to pick the winner as early as possible.
Arsenio Hall, who rewrote the rules of late night TV, returns to his stand-up roots with a tour headed to the Twin Cities.
There's more than a crown on the line during Sunday night's competition. We asked several women with a vested interest in the contest to weigh in.
TV picks for Sept. 5: 'Back to School Just for Laughs,' Eugene McCarthy, 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia'
Be true to your school Returning to the classroom may not be an assignment that students are looking forward to, but A-plus comedians John Mulaney,…
Brooklyn Park native Angelica McDaniel is obsessed with keeping CBS' game shows and soaps at the top of the ratings. But right now, she'd kill for some cheese curds.
Joe Soucheray and Patrick Reusse are saying goodbye to KSTP radio, but not before getting in a few final digs.
Game of thrones “The Story of the Royals” explores the history of the English monarchy with a who’s who of royal observers, including Minnesota-raised journalist…
The morning show reporter says she's going to take some time to reboot and travel.
Finding strength The new docuseries “Raising Tourette’s” spotlights five families, each raising adolescents dealing with Tourette’s syndrome. The cast includes an 11-year-old Army brat…
Once and future king Those who believe King Arthur was an early incarnation of Harry Potter may be disappointed by the second-season premiere of
Are you ready for the country? In recent years, Nashville’s formerly down-home Fan Fair has metastasized into the mega-glitzy “CMA Fest.” Four days of…
The decision could land Becca Kufrin in the same hot water that scalded the previous star of the ABC franchise.
Steve Martin and Martin Short still want to be two wild 'n' crazy guys — as long as the hotel has a good kitchen.
The land Down Under “The Outback,” a three-part series about the parts of Australia most tourists never see, offers some beautiful photography of animals…
Dismissed were managing director, publicist and Garrison Keillor's son.
The Maine event “Castle Rock” isn’t technically a sequel to “The Shawshank Redemption,” but there are plenty of references to that classic tale as…
Documentary chronicles Dylan's 1965 tour of England.
Minnesota native Louie Anderson made it three nominations in a row for his supporting turn in FX's "Baskets."
The contenders The announcements of the 70th Annual Emmy Nominations comes with many questions: Will “GLOW” challenge “Atlanta” in the comedy categories? Will Minnesotan Louie…
TV picks for July 11: 'Ronnie Wood Show,' 'Kingdoms of the Sky,' 'Bobcat Goldthwait's Misfits & Monsters'
Photography in "Kingdoms of the Sky" is out of this world.
For the first time in its nine-year run, "American Ninja Warrior" makes Minneapolis its battleground.
Both national and local comics are opening up on stage about motherhood. The results aren't always pretty.
Actors behind the growing number of animated characters on TV are finally getting their due.
Kevin Costner's "Yellowstone" rides the new wave of westerns, a world in which good and evil aren't so clear-cut.
The longest day “Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back” sounds an awful lot like one of the chef’s previous series, “Kitchen Nightmares,”…
ABC made the right decision when it canceled "Roseanne." But it also killed an opportunity to facilitate a civil discussion on what divides us.
Ken Burns gave Mayo staffers a sneak peek at his documentary about the Minnesota medical center.
American woman “The Americans” may not have done much to remind our country of the Cold War with Russia, but it did prove that…
Restaurants in the Twin Cities and Duluth are heavily featured in new episodes of the TV series.
'Sando' channels 'Ab Fab' vibe.
Real journalism wasn't on the guest list for Harry and Meghan's nuptials.
The Minnesota actor has doubled down on his commitment to theater after leaving "Grey's Anatomy."
Leader for more than two decades, Jim Pagliarini is credited with sparking innovation at TPT.
Minneapolis theater is taking steps to improve its workplace culture.
Take your preconceived notions of archers and stuff them in your quiver. Emily Rose Yang, who just turned 17 and stands 5 feet 1, isn’t…
Prehistoric days “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” doesn’t roar into theaters until June 22, leaving you ample time to go back and watch the original.
As women take control behind the scenes, they're beginning to influence the characters and stories we see on screen.
Mandatory TV editorials worry media watchdogs.
Fantasy island “Archer,” the animated series that takes more cues from film noir than “The Simpsons,” is setting its ninth season on Danger Island,…
The star returns for Round 2 of one of TV's most critically acclaimed series.
ABC's "Scandal" is getting ready to step aside after a groundbreaking term.
Fright night “Riverdale” may boast the most photogenic cast in TV, but when it comes to song and dance, it’s not quite ready for…
NONFICTION: "Baskets" isn't the only way the St. Paul-bred comic pays tribute to his late parent.
"Staten Island Hustle" comes across as the Sopranos taking over "Shark Tank."
After a yearlong break, the Zooey Deschanel sitcom returns for a short farewell run.
After a 10-year absence, the home-decorating show "Trading Spaces" is back in business.
The duo became an internet sensation after crooning Mike Yung's "Alright."
Good medicine “The Good Karma Hospital” doesn’t operate from the same soap-opera playbook utilized by “Grey’s Anatomy” and “The Good Doctor.” Its low-key approach to…
The Minnesota native may finally achieve success on network TV. Just don't expect him to trade in his Minnesota cabin for the Hollywood Hills.
Broadcast news Your interest in “Alex, Inc.” will depend largely on how much you miss Zach Braff’s earnest doctor on “Scrubs.” The actor is…
Minnesota native Lois Vossen has made PBS' "Independent Lens" a showcase for the best in documentary film.
The former sketch-comedy standout adds an assassin to his roster of characters.
The "Roseanne"-inspired series wasn't a hit, but still struck a chord in the Midwest.
"Krypton" adds a grimmer chapter to the Superman saga.
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