'Star Trek: Discovery' continues familiar but vital mission: comforting earthlings

'Star Trek: Discovery' continues familiar but vital mission: comforting earthlings

TV is taking viewers on a space trip this fall, with a "Star Trek" spinoff leading the new wave of escapism.

'Vietnam War' director Ken Burns keeps returning to Minnesota

September 18
'Vietnam War' director Ken Burns keeps returning to Minnesota
The filmmaker's latest chapter, "The Vietnam War," speaks volumes about his commitment to history.
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Jimmy Kimmel tackles TrumpCare, says Sen. Cassidy 'lied right to my face'

11:33am
Jimmy Kimmel tackles TrumpCare, says Sen. Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
Kimmel turned his monologue into a harsh attack on the senator and his health insurance bill that the GOP hopes will become a replacement for Obama's health care law.
TV & Media
6:39pm

Facebook tightens ad policies after 'Jew-hater' fiasco

Facebook is apologizing for letting advertisers use phrases like "Jew-haters" as a targeting criteria and for not noticing it until it was pointed out.
TV & Media
3:27pm

TV picks for Sept. 21: 'Gotham,' 'Jerry Before Seinfeld,' 'Nathan for You'

Bad to the bone The fourth season of “Gotham” will be based on “Batman: The Long Halloween” and “Batman: Year One,” with a heavy emphasis…
TV & Media
11:54am

Nielsen ratings for Sept. 11-17

Here are the top 20 broadcast TV shows for the week of Sept. 11-17 (Monday to Sunday), based on the number of viewers, according to…
TV & Media
September 19

TV picks for Sept. 20: 'Breaking2,' 'The X-Files,' 'The Good Place'

The long run “Breaking2,” an inspirational documentary about three African runners trying to complete a marathon in under two hours, has Nike as a co-producer,…
Celebrities
September 19

O'Reilly calls Fox News firing a 'political and financial hit job' in NBC interview

Former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly on Tuesday again declared his innocence on multiple charges of sexual harassment and called his exit from the network "a political and financial hit job."
Celebrities
September 18

'Handmaid's Tale' and 'Saturday Night Live' win big at politically charged Emmys

Winners for "Saturday Night Live" and "The Handmaid's Tale" made big little statements against Donald Trump.
TV & Media
September 18

TV talk-show highlights Sept. 19

MORNING7 a.m.Today "Battle of the Sexes" star Steve Carell, Harry Connick Jr. (KARE, Ch. 11)9 a.m.Live With Kelly and Ryan Demi Moore of…
TV & Media
September 18

TV picks for Sept. 19: Hillary Clinton on Colbert, Minnesotans on 'Family Feud,' Conan O'Brien in Israel

Bring the family"Family Feud" producers must have thought that host Steve Harvey needed a dose of Minnesota Nice. The Majkozaks and the Zoets, clans hailing…
TV & Media
September 17

TV talk-show highlights Sept. 18

Morning7 a.m.Today Dr. Oz; country music duo Big & Rich performs. (KARE, Ch. 11)9 a.m.Live With Kelly and Ryan Actor Ben McKenzie, producer…
TV & Media
September 17

TV picks for Sept. 18: 'Pickler & Ben,' 'Dancing With the Stars,' 'The State'

Y'all come back nowThe talk show circuit gets a little more twang with "Pickler & Ben," a Nashville-based weekday show hosted by singer Kellie Pickler…
TV & Media
September 16

Radio host and producer Tammy Raasch dies at 40

Twin Cities talk show radio host and producer Tammy Raasch had that remarkable combination of effervescence and doggedness that made her one of the best…
TV & Media
September 16

TV picks for Sept. 17-21: 'The State,' 'The Good Place,' 'Nathan for You'

Rebel hearts It may be hard to fathom why anyone would cross into Syria to join ISIS, but the miniseries “The State” makes a valiant…
TV & Media
September 15

Star of TV's 'You're the Worst' recalls Minnesota's good life

Guthrie and U grad Aya Cash did Shakespeare, shivered a lot, and kissed her first Republican.
TV & Media
September 15

TV picks for Sept. 16-17: 'Sign O' the Times,' 'Will & Grace,' Emmy Awards

He’s got the look Prince could never deliver a proper follow-up to “Purple Rain,” but “Sign O’ the Times” comes close. The 1987 concert…
TV & Media
September 15

From 'Star Trek' to 'Young Sheldon,' the top 10 TV shows of fall

‘The Vietnam War’ Ken Burns, America’s history professor, leads his most daunting class to date with this 18-hour documentary that’s sure to enlighten a younger…
TV & Media
September 15

Ken Burns' 'Vietnam' inspires Minnesota-focused efforts by TPT

During its 18 hours, Ken Burns’ “The Vietnam War” finds time to acknowledge Minnesota with commentary from a Worthington-born author and at least three Bob…
TV & Media
September 15

Emmy predictions: Who will reign in a year without 'Thrones'?

When the Emmy Awards show is presented Sunday, it'll be missing its most royal subject, "Game of Thrones."
TV & Media
September 15

Review: 'Vietnam War' voices its story through the common men and women who fought

REVIEW: Big names take a back seat in this groundbreaking documentary.
Movies
September 15

Home video: 'Wonder Woman' saves the day

One of the best movies of the year, "Wonder Woman" (out Tuesday) inspires as it entertains.
TV & Media
September 14

Winfrey joins '60 Minutes' for 50th anniversary year

CBS' "60 Minutes," the newsmagazine that can credit consistency for much of its success as it enters its 50th anniversary year, is about to see a major change with the addition of Oprah Winfrey.

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