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Minnesotan Billy Flynn slapped his high school principal, partied at St. Cloud State and worked in finance (yawn) before landing a role on "Days of Our Lives."
Chris O'Dowd and Ray Romano go gangster in a new TV adaptation of "Get Shorty."
Can our state become a force in animation? A preteen tomboy and her trusty sidekick are about to find out.
The next time Hollywood execs reboot a popular character, they should consider these women.
Paul Douglas is returning to the airwaves. Starting Aug. 1, the longtime Twin Cities personality will once again be spelling out the WCCO call letters,…
Many of the elements that appeal to fans of TV's hottest show can be found in past TV series perfect for binge-watching.
He talked to us on a wide range of subjects, from his artistic obligations to the Minnesota fans he's most eager to impress.
Legendary producer's rag-to-riches journey is the highlight of a new HBO film about his relationship with Dr. Dre.
"Boyz N the Hood" filmmaker John Singleton returns to South Central in FX's "Snowfall."
Tuesday's finale of "Pretty Little Liars" will be packed with "OMG moments," but there's no mystery about one thing: It's a social media powerhouse.
Story line helps transform HGTV-lite sitcom into one of the summer's more ambitious offerings.
REVIEW: The film star shows signs of maturity in a stand-up appearance at Treasure Island with an all-star supporting cast.
"Chelsea Lately" comedian Fortune Feimster will help open Pride Weekend.
The show released a video showcasing the teenager on Facebook that has already garnered more than 1 million views.
Netflix series such as Israel's "Fauda" and Japan's "Terrace House" offer international experiences from your couch.
Julianne Hough continues to prove that her versatility isn't limited to the dance floor.
When it comes to capturing the world of stand-up and the '70s, Showtime's "I'm Dying Up Here" kills it.
"The Carmichael Show" returns as network TV's most daring sitcom.
Agent Dale Cooper is back in "Twin Peaks," but he wouldn't be there without Minnesotan Mark Frost leading the way with longtime partner David Lynch.
After giving her fee for the commencement address to two lucky students, the Duluth-raised comic handed out personal advice in a smaller session.
Robert De Niro has played so many creeps that you wouldn't think a bookish investment adviser would end up being one of his most bone-chilling characters.
The drama "King Charles III" imagines a changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace.
Before you dismiss "Mommy Dead and Dearest" as just another entry in the crowded field of true-crime documentaries, consider its promising young director.
Dev Shah of "Master of None" and the title character in "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" are two sunny-side-up protagonists who could turn a tsunami into an excuse for kite flying.
The actor is headed to Minneapolis this weekend for Wizard World event.
The writer found a strange quality in the Midwest that fuels his "American Gods."
Tina Fey's hot streak continues with her latest sitcom, "Great News."
Ron Howard is such a historic figure himself, it's hard to believe that "Genius," the Albert Einstein miniseries that premieres on Tuesday, marks his debut as a director for scripted television.
Ewan McGregor takes sibling rivalry to an extreme in the new season of "Fargo."
It's taken Jackie Kashian three decades to establish herself as one of comedy's smartest stand-up acts. That's just fine with her.
"Daily Show" comic Roy Wood Jr. is even funny on an empty stomach.
Host of new "Talk Show the Game Show" attended U Law School and got advice from Chelsea Handler.
Jackie and Teddy are front and center in the Hubbard family's latest attempt to cash in on our fascination with the Kennedys.
Fox News, CNN and MSNBC are seeing big gains as viewers tune in for the drama in Washington.
Minnesota-bred film reviewer Marshall Fine settles into the director's chair to celebrate the career of comedian Robert Klein.
The creators hope to spark a conversation about race relations and police corruption.
MPR and TPT, with their broader revenue bases, would be better equipped to weather a cutoff.
Dunn has them rolling in the aisles on NBC's "Superstore," but he started at St. Paul Central and at ComedySportz.
REVIEW: The pacing comedian still knows how to shock and provoke, but he entered risky new territory by talking about his recent divorce.
John Wirth has enjoyed a fruitful career as a TV producer and writer, including "Picket Fences" and "The Ghost Whisperer." But before that, he was teaching junior high in Wayzata.
TV executives are serving up issues-heavy programming as the Trump era begins. But will viewers stomach it?
The Cloquet native has collected many honors in her four-decade career. Time to add another to that illustrious list — state icon.
The stars of "La La Land" are triple threats in a more musically-minded Hollywood.
The actress has made history for the transgender community before, but never quite like this.
Laughs come easy in a new sitcom about the world of open-mic comedy.
A more promising future for Hollywood actresses may rest in the hands of Reese Witherspoon, whose behind-the-scenes muscle resulted in a new HBO series.
The six-hour "Planet Earth II" does everything but talk to the animals.
Two veterans of Second City rally behind a new sitcom that dares to shoot in Detroit.
The NBC drama's nearly 15 million viewers have made it the most watched new show of the season and the most unexpected rookie hit since "Lost" more than a decade ago.
Based on a play by Pulitzer winner Tracy Letts, the new CBS show aims for easy laughs.
Her portrayal of a spunky Minneapolis newswoman made her a TV icon and inspired a generation of young women.
Mary Richards may not be an icon to younger viewers who grew up wanting to sip cosmopolitans with Carrie Bradshaw or vanquish vampires alongside Buffy…
Idina Menzel and Nia Long stay in safe waters for a TV remake of "Beaches."
Kristen Bell rings true in one of the season's finest new sitcoms.
The Obamas are ready to drop the mic, but not before we look back on the lighter side of their time in the White House.
Those who opposed him express an obligation to carry on, while others see opportunity ahead.
Everyone assumed James Delaney was dead. After just a couple of nights in town, most wish he was.
Kaitlin Olson moves to the front of detention class with two high-profile roles.
Actress who put Mpls. on the national TV map had a milestone birthday Thursday.
The potential HBO series could be the jump start needed to make the state a contender again.
Fallen superstars and rising new voices stood out in a stellar 2016.
The comedian, who performs Sunday in Minneapolis, talks about her Amazon series and the joys of airline food.
Benedict Cumberbatch and Gael García Bernal bring sexiness to high-toned roles.
Dan Barreiro, Tom Hauser and others have advice on how to deal with folks who insist on touting "facts" that just aren't true.
Conan O'Brien is one of comedy's elder statesmen. He just doesn't act like it.
Prepping for the Vikings' Thursday night game, the veteran sportscaster looks back.
A city that is synonymous with violence hopes to rebrand itself via prime-time TV production.
The National Geographic miniseries "Mars" drains all the fun from space travel.
"The Big Bang Theory" actress Mayim Bialik has more than Sheldon Cooper on her mind.
The show's success hasn't always helped its judges or contestants, including seven singers who called Minnesota home.
A new TV revamp of "Rocky Horror" may be good fun, but the original film wasn't just a freak show. It was a safe zone.
Disney star "fell in love with Brad" as a Twin Cities tween. Now he's playing the role on Fox.
The director of "Killing Reagan" targets the powerful in politics and showbiz.
The Oscar-nominated actor credits his training at Old Log Theatre for much of his success.
While viewership was down from the first debate, 60 million still tuned in.
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