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Twin Cities-bound Louis C.K. joins a stellar list of comics unafraid to take dramatic departures.
The "Sharknado" franchise inches closer to becoming an endangered species.
Moments of Zen are few among those trying to reach the bar set by the former "Daily Show" host.
Neftlix's first sports docuseries goes beyond the gridiron in profiling would-be college football standouts.
Stephen Colbert's live shows have re-energized the comedian.
"Little House" schoolteacher reflects on being an actress and an addict in Hollywood.
Nineteen African-American actors received Emmy nominations Thursday morning, a record-breaking tally thanks to the huge response to "The People v. O.J. Simpson" and the better-than-expected showing of "Black-ish."
Analysis: Diamond Reynolds' Facebook video divided TV audiences locally and nationally.
John Turturro steps into his late pal James Gandolfini's shoes in the new HBO crime miniseries "The Night Of."
Basic cable's brainiest thriller sticks to the same manual in its highly anticipated second season.
The Anoka-born TV personality says Roger Ailes fired her after she refused his sexual advances.
Spurred by health problems and a fear of overstaying his welcome, the 73-year-old will abandon the weekly grind two weeks from now with a final show at the Hollywood Bowl.
Documentaries that take you into the wild don't have to make your stomach turn. After watching "The Hunt," extend your nature walk with these tranquil…
Denis Leary and Cameron Crowe live out different rock 'n' roll fantasies in two cable series.
Television rarely addresses organized religion in any sort of meaningful way, but if anyone can properly explore such tricky territory, it's creator Craig Wright, who has a master's of divinity degree from the United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities.
Journalists have descended on Minnesota — including some paying for news tips.
Ellen Barkin and her clan show a lot of skin as a California crime family.
The Nashville superstar prepares for one of the summer's most anticipated tours, which includes a pit stop Saturday night at Minnesota's Winstock Music Festival.
Lifetime's "UnREAL" earns a rose for its brutal takedown of reality television.
Garrison Keillor suffered a nocturnal brain seizure over the weekend. The host of “A Prairie Home Companion” revealed the incident on his Facebook page Thursday…
Anthony Hopkins rekindles an old love affair with Shakespeare in "The Dresser," co-starring Ian McKellen.
History Channel hopes to make Kunta Kinte relevant again.
Saturday's show in Minneapolis was sprinkled with more Minnesota references than usual.
A beloved, violent comic book comes to life on AMC, thanks to Seth Rogen & Co.
Late-night Sunday spot to be replaced by extended newscast.
Minnesota comedian Maria Bamford is poised to be Netflix's most reluctant star.
In a career filled with powerhouse performances, Bryan Cranston pulls out all the stops as Lyndon Baines Johnson.
"The Good Wife," which concludes Sunday, has always been the most ambitious, most intoxicating soap opera. Week in and week out, it was the sharpest written, most addictive show on network television. Here's why.
Minnesota goes under the blow dryer in an ESPN show airing Tuesday.
As "Game of Thrones" splits from the books, fantasy fans imagine what's next for HBO's hit show.
Viceland's best show will have you craving seconds from its controversial host.
Patience pays off in AMC's "The Night Manager," the latest interpretation of a John le Carré novel.
Thomas Jefferson would most likely flip his wig over the current state of politics, but it's safe to assume he'd be pleased with the condition of Charlottesville, Va., which served as both his home and artistic playpen.
As Garrison Keillor wraps up his farewell tour over the next 12 weeks, the public radio world is anxiously preparing for "A Prairie Home Companion" without him.
The HBO film "Confirmation," premiering April 16, is more interested in examining our tendency to squirm through social issues than engage in a celebrity edition of "Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire."
Oscar winner makes an excellent tour guide in new National Geographic doc.
The playwright's work still seeps into pop culture — and resonates with performers of all ages and backgrounds.
Sarah Paulson of 'American Horror Story' and 'The People v. O.J.' on playing different characters in the same series
Sarah Paulson and other versatile actors won't be tied down in bold new approaches to series TV.
Comic book TV shows are giving women and minorities a chance to show off their superpowers.
Those who slip into superhero costumes know they’re on borrowed time as comic-book franchises seem to trade in for younger models faster than most people…
WGN America is abandoning the Cubs for a new game. But will fans show up?
Saying goodbye to the PBS drama isn't as hard as we thought it would be.
At 83, Loretta Lynn is as sharp as ever, her wit and wherewithal on full display in a new "American Masters" documentary and a new album.
Twin Cities area bucks national trend by sticking with the "CBS Evening News" and its anchor.
Host Chris Rock and Oscar winners and presenters use platform to highlight Hollywood blind spot.
The question of whether he's really wrapping it up hung heavy over Saturday's emotional show.
A bullet from the Taliban couldn't kill the spirit of Malala Yousafzai, the subject of "He Named Me Malala."
Three new NBC series signal gains, but there's no guarantee of a more diverse future.
Martin Scorsese has never rocked out as hard as he has for "Vinyl," a new series about a label executive's inner war between a love for power and his love for soul music.
More than ever before, politicians are veering off the traditional campaign trail to hit the comedy circuit in hopes of reaching voters through their funny bones. The trend has led to some strange moments in an already strange political season.
"The Late Late Show" picks up Elton John for its hit segment "Carpool Karaoke" after the Super Bowl.
Having TV characters turn the small screen into a cabaret may be a hot trend, but it's not necessarily new.
The Cast of This Century takes on the Trial of Last Century, when O.J. Simpson was accused of murder.
Soccer is the star as we look at the number of live tweets worldwide during premiere broadcasts.
Agents Mulder and Scully are back on the case as "The X-Files" returns to TV.
Fans of "The X-Files" won't be disappointed by its return — as long as they skip opening night.
For the latest telling of "War and Peace," imagine "Game of Thrones" mixed with "Downton Abbey."
Those who worry "There goes the neighborhood" can rest easy as the show moves to the pay-cable network Saturday.
Hollywood's night to party, the Golden Globes set the stage for the more serious Oscars.
A re-creation of the O.J. Bronco chase and a star-studded "War and Peace" make this can't-miss list.
The best TV of the year includes only one network show – and you'll never guess which one.
The $37.8 million will fund 40 episodes of animated science, math program.
The weirdest thing about "A Very Murray Christmas" is that it really isn't all that weird. For genuine mischief, put these nontraditional holiday specials on your wish list.
Robert Baril wasn’t sure he was ready for war. For his debut this past weekend as a featured comedian at a Wisconsin club, he had…
“Saints & Strangers” isn’t National Geographic Channel’s first voyage into scripted waters, but it may be its most significant. The four-hour miniseries, which follows the…
Two new shows remind us that on TV there are career opportunities outside the fields of medicine and criminal justice.
Actress has very different roles on HBO's dark comedy "Getting On" and Fox's raunchy animated "Family Guy."
Review: The TV Land star shows why he's on top of the comedy world with a solid opener for his four-night stand in Minneapolis.
Mark Rosen called his autobiography “Best Seat in the House” for a reason. The WCCO sportscaster has been front and center for some of the…
For four decades, Mark Rosen has been the champ of Minnesota sports TV. But is time running out on what used to be the big game in town?
"F Is for Family" series co-creator isn't a household name — and that's just fine with him.
In addition to a national tour, Jane Lynch has won two Emmys as host of the loosey-goosey summer series "Hollywood Game Night."
There's more to Wyatt Cenac than his dust-up with Jon Stewart.
Review: All signs point to another stellar season of the Minnesota-based series.
Second City and the Upright Citizens Brigade make a friendly invasion of the Twin Cities this month with nothing less than satirical anarchy on their agenda.
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