Watching Robin Williams on stage “was like observing an experiment,” David Letterman said.

Surprising things we learned about Robin Williams in new documentary

Famous friends and family members remember the comedic actor, who died in 2014.

TV star Alyson Hannigan took a fancy to Disney Junior's 'Fancy Nancy'

July 12
Alyson Hannigan voices Claire, the mom of “Fancy Nancy.”
The longtime TV star embraces her off-camera role on a new Disney Junior series.

'Gone Girl' author 'poured a lot of pain' into HBO's 'Sharp Objects' with Amy Adams

July 6
Gillian Flynn
Gillian Flynn teams with Amy Adams for an HBO miniseries exposing even bigger lies.
Movies
July 21
Olivia Cooke and Tye Sheridan in "Ready Player One."

Video review: Get ready for 'Ready Player One'

Set in 2045, Steven Spielberg’s speedy, fluid “Ready Player One” (⋆⋆½) features folks who live in unkempt shipping containers and fixate on the virtual…
TV & Media
July 21
Kristin Kreuk in “Burden of Truth.”

TV picks for July 22-26: 'Ted Williams: The Greatest Hitter That Ever Lived,' Stephen King's 'Castle Rock,' 'Burden of Truth,'

Beyond the batter box “Ted Williams: The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived” won’t convince anyone the late Red Sox legend should be eligible for…
TV & Media
July 20
It’s “Shark Week” on Discovery Channel.

TV picks for July 21-22: 'The Dark Tourist, 'Down for Whatever,' 'Shark Week'

The danger zone Journalist David Farrier risks radiation poisoning — and eating bad sushi — in the first, Japanese-set episode of “The Dark Tourist,” a…
TV & Media
July 20

Facebook suspends Boston analytics firm over data usage

Facebook said Friday that it has suspended Boston-based analytics firm Crimson Hexagon while it investigates how it collects and shares Facebook and Instagram's user data.
TV & Media
July 19
Watching Robin Williams on stage “was like observing an experiment,” David Letterman said.

Some things we learned about Robin Williams from new documentary

HBO documentary reveals much about late comedic actor.
TV & Media
July 19
Tim Rozon as Doc Holliday and Melanie Scrofano as the title character in “Wynonna Earp.”

TV picks for July 20-22: Tab Hunter, 'Kids Choice Awards,' 'In Search Of,' 'Wynonna Earp'

Afternoon of the Hunter Tab Hunter’s career took a kooky turn in the 1980s, when he became something of a self-caricature in films like “Grease…
TV & Media
July 19
Tad Selzer — “Brother Tad” as he was known by many — became a co-host of the Rockhouse on KFAI-FM in 1992.

Moved by music, lawyer Tad Selzer found a new rhythm as KFAI radio host

Known to listeners of "The Rockhouse" as Brother Tad, Selzer had a passion for soul, blues and jazz, and a profound knowledge to match.
TV & Media
July 18
Kristin Chenoweth in “Trial and Error: Lady Killer.”

TV picks for July 19: Steve McQueen, 'Trial and Error,' 'Mamma Mia'

The tao of Steve TCM’s monthlong tribute to Steve McQueen hits its sweet spot with a trifecta that offers something for everyone. The lineup kicks…
TV & Media
July 18
Emily Blunt in “A Quiet Place.”

Nielsen ratings for July 9-15

Here are the top 20 broadcast TV shows for the week of July 9-15 (Monday to Sunday), based on the number of viewers, according to…
TV & Media
July 17
Danica Patrick will be the first woman to host “The ESPY Awards.”

TV picks for July 18: 'ESPY Awards,' 'Suits,' 'Breaking Bad'

Leaders of the pack She was a force behind the wheels, but can motorsports pioneer Danica Patrick steer a major awards show? Don’t bet against…
TV & Media
July 16
Shirley Jones and Robert Preston in 1962’s “The Music Man.”

TV picks for July 17: 'Letterkenny,' 'The Music Man,' 'Fear Factor'

Great White North Canadians take it on the chin in “Letterkenny,” a comedy that imagines what might have happened to Bob and Doug McKenzie’s kids…
TV & Media
July 16

TV talk-show highlights July 17

Morning9 a.m.Live With Kelly and Ryan Niecy Nash, Eric Dittelman. (KSTP, Ch. 5)10 a.m.The View Actor Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson from "Power." (KSTP,…
TV & Media
July 16

'Archie' No. 700 moves the Riverdale gang in new directions

Archie Andrews, the seemingly eternal redhead from Riverdale, and his friends will be getting new creative teams later this year that will take some cues…
TV & Media
July 15
“Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind” features classic clips from the comedian.

TV picks for July 16: 'Bug Juice,' 'Robin Williams,' 'Great American Railroad Journeys'

Roughing itParticipants in the 1990s docu-series "Bug Juice: My Adventures at Camp" may never have become as famous as the members of the Mickey…
TV & Media
July 15

'Quantico' can't keep audience

Q: They have canceled quite a few shows I love and I am disgusted! You explained "Designated Survivor" and "The Chew." Why "Quantico"?A: The drama…
Movies
July 13
Chief (Bryan Cranston) in “Isle of Dogs.”

Video review: 'Isle of Dogs' is a delight with bite

A delight with bite Wes Anderson’s dark and enchanting animated parable “Isle of Dogs” (⋆⋆⋆⋆, PG-13) is really about underdogs. Set on a Japanese…
TV & Media
July 13
Katherine Heigl joins “Suits.”

TV picks for July 15-19: 'The History of Comedy,' Robin Williams,' 'Suits'

Humor for dummies “The History of  Comedy” may be launching its second semester, but it’s still a beginner’s course aimed at viewers who get…
TV & Media
July 13
Marc Okrand is the creator of the Klingon language.

He invented the Klingon language: 'It's unnatural'

Linguist stumbled into a gig creating languages for the "Star Trek" movies.
TV & Media
July 13
Sarah Butala, far right, comforted friend Angela Emerson when her favorite contestant was eliminated from “The Bachelorette.”

Minnesota's 'Bachelorette' brings friends together for 'guilty pleasure' viewing parties

With tongues in cheeks, savvy Minnesotans gather with friends for weekly "Bachelorette" viewing parties.
TV & Media
July 13
Bob Dylan in D.A. Pennebaker’s 1967 film “Don’t Look Back.”

TV picks for July 13-15: Jim Jefferies, Bob Dylan, 'Who Is America?'

Documentary chronicles Dylan's 1965 tour of England.

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