“Disenchantment” creator Matt Groening at his production office in Santa Monica, Calif.

Matt Groening goes medieval in new Netflix series

The "Simpsons" creator talks about his new fantasy series for Netflix, "Disenchantment."

How 'Handmaid's Tale' and other TV shows use music as a tool for torture

August 9
Alexis Bledel in "The Handmaid's Tale."
Makers of "Handmaid's Tale" use pop songs to underscore the series' dark themes.

Fox 9's M.A. Rosko leaving the station after 19 years

August 16
Features reporter M.A. Rosko says she's leaving Fox 9.
The morning show reporter says she's going to take some time to reboot and travel.
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Betty White now and in the early 1950s.

TV picks for Aug. 18-19: 'The Last Sharknado,' Betty White, Lynyrd Skynyrd

All hail the queen “Betty White: First Lady of Television” offers a brisk biography of the golden girl from her days as one of…
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August 17
Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool in “Deadpool 2.”

Video review: 'Deadpool 2' turns it up to 11

Turning it up to 11Superhero sequels are always more of the same, and "Deadpool 2" (⋆⋆⋆½, rated R) is even more gory, offbeat and…
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August 16
Elfo (Nat Faxon), Bean (Abbi Jacobson) and Luci (Eric Andre) in “Disenchantment.”

TV picks for Aug. 19-23: Paul McCartney, 'The Last Sharknado,' 'Disenchantment'

They’re history “The Last Sharknado: It’s About Time” has the usual mix of cheap special effects (the dinosaurs definitely don’t hail from Jurassic Park),…
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August 16
Kris Kristofferson and Barbra Streisand in 1976’s “A Star Is Born.”

TV picks for Aug. 17-19: 'Esme & Roy,' 'Disenchantment,' Janet Jackson, 'A Star Is Born'

Crossroads “A Star Is Born,” starring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga, doesn’t hit theaters until Oct. 5, but you can catch two earlier versions…
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August 15
Kerri Hoffman (right), CEO of PRX, will lead the combined organization. Alisa Miller (left), CEO of PRI, will become executive chair of the new organi

Public radio producers PRI and PRX will merge, raise focus on podcasts

Firm will reach 28.5M listeners, 56M podcast downloads per month.
TV & Media
August 15
Ronny Chieng studies abroad on the Comedy Central app.

TV picks for Aug. 16: Ronny Chieng, 'SuperMansion,' Kevin Garnett

Nothing but net “Kevin Garnett: The All-Star Interview,” which originally aired last year, offers more insight into the fairly reclusive basketball legend whom Minnesotans will…
TV & Media
August 15

Multiple revivals of 'Rugrats' are in the works

Hit children's cartoon headed back to TV and movie screens.
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August 15
Melissa McCarthy stars in “Life of the Party.”

Nielsen ratings: 'Talent' rules; 'Life of the Party' top movie rental

Here are the top 20 broadcast TV shows for the week of Aug. 6-12 (Monday to Sunday), based on the number of viewers, according to…
TV & Media
August 14
Adam Levine, lead singer of Maroon 5 and a coach on “The Voice,” will produce “Sugar.”

TV picks for Aug. 15: 'Raising Tourette's,' 'Sugar,' 'Network'

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…
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August 13
Paul Rudd plays Scott Lang, aka Ant-Man, in 2015’s “Ant-Man.”

TV picks for Aug. 14: 'Ant-Man,' 'Walker, Texas Ranger,' 'America's Got Talent'

Small wonders"Ant-Man and the Wasp," currently in theaters, may have you itching to watch the original 2015 "Ant-Man," in which Paul Rudd stood tall…
TV & Media
August 13

TV talk-show highlights Aug. 14

Morning9 a.m.Live With Kelly and Ryan Ray Liotta, Evan Peters, Sting and Shaggy, Dr. Taz Bhatia. (KSTP, Ch. 5)Late night10:35 p.m.The Tonight Show…
TV & Media
August 11
Joe Soucheray and Patrick Reusse.

KSTP radio axes Soucheray, Reusse after 35 years on the air

Reusse, who writes a sports column for the Star Tribune, shared the news via Twitter on Friday. Soucheray is a Pioneer Press columnist.
Movies
August 11
Josh Brolin as Thanos in “Avengers: Infinity War.”

Video review: The end is nigh with 'Avengers: Infinity War'

TV & Media
August 11
Issa Rae and Yvonne Orji in Season 3 of "Insecure."

TV picks for Aug. 12-16: 'Sacred Sites,' 'Insecure,' 'Insatiable'

Rae of light Issa Rae is still starving for affection in the third season of “Insecure,” although the dude who throws up in her…
TV & Media
August 10
From left, Russell Brand, Rob Corddry and Dwayne Johnson in “Ballers.”

TV picks for Aug. 11-12: Gloria Estefan, 'Get Shorty,' 'Ballers'

Coming out of the dark Gloria Estefan is the subject of “Collision Course,” a documentary that is more interested in detailing her near-fatal bus…
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August 10

TV picks for Aug. 13: 'Sacred Sites,' 'Frontline,' 'The Hilarious World of Depression'

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
TV & Media
August 10

'Star Trek: Discovery' coming to DVD Nov. 13

  Q: When will Season 1 of the new “Star Trek” series be available on DVD? A: I was beginning to wonder when CBS might…
TV & Media
August 9
Fox 9 meteorologist Steve Frazier.

Fox 9 meteorologist Steve Frazier dies after battle with pancreatic cancer

Frazier had been the weekend weather guy at Channel 9 since 2012.
TV & Media
August 9
Debby Ryan and Dallas Roberts in the Netflix series “Insatiable.”

TV picks for Aug. 10-12: 'Insatiable,' Agatha Christie, 'Freaky Friday,' 'Insecure'

Sex as a weapon A formerly overweight teenager (Debby Ryan) seeks revenge on bullies via the beauty-pageant route in “Insatiable,” a sassy new sitcom…
TV & Media
August 8
Anna Faris and Eva Longoria in “Overboard.”

Nielsen ratings for July 30-Aug. 5: 'Talent' still the champ; 'Overboard' top movie rental

Here are the top 20 broadcast TV shows for the week of July 30-Aug. 5 (Monday to Sunday), based on the number of viewers, according…

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