Minnesota victims aren't forgotten in 'The Assassination of Gianni Versace'

Minnesota victims aren't forgotten in 'The Assassination of Gianni Versace'

The latest Ryan Murphy crime series focuses on a notorious killing spree that began in the Minneapolis Warehouse District more than 20 years ago.

Bringing sex appeal to royal storytelling, 'Victoria' returns to PBS

January 12
Bringing sex appeal to royal storytelling, 'Victoria' returns to PBS
The queen's stormy but happy marriage provides rich fodder for PBS "Masterpiece" series.

A small army covers U.S. military for new TV series 'Chain of Command'

January 12
A small army covers U.S. military for new TV series 'Chain of Command'
Eight-part National Geographic documentary series explores U.S. war on terror.
TV & Media
January 18

Nielsen ratings for Jan. 8-14: NFL playoffs hold spotlight; 'It' top movie rental

Here are the top 20 broadcast TV shows for the week of Jan. 8-14 (Monday to Sunday), based on the number of viewers, according to…
TV & Media
January 18

TV picks for Jan. 19-21: Lorraine Hansberry, 'Planet Earth: Blue Planet II,' 'Counterpart,' 'The Resident'

Sweet Lorraine"A Raisin in the Sun" is well known to even casual theater patrons, but less is known about its author. "Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling…
TV & Media
January 17

TV picks for Jan. 18: 'The Detectorists,' 'Lip Sync Battle,' 'Portlandia'

Metalheads A lot of British sitcoms are designed to make viewers squirm on their couches. “Detectorists,” now in its third and last season, is different.…
TV & Media
January 16

When TV show characters go to college, scripts tag along

From "A Different World" to "Grown-ish," beloved characters leave the nest, but not the show.
TV & Media
January 16

Kerry Washington and her 'Scandal' co-stars prepare to move out of the White House

ABC's "Scandal" is getting ready to step aside after a groundbreaking term.
TV & Media
January 16

TV picks for Jan. 17: 'Electric Dreams,' 'Corporate,' 'Gianni Versace'

Punch the clock You may want to call in sick to work tomorrow after watching “Corporate,” the new sitcom that makes the office look…
TV & Media
January 15

TV picks for Jan. 15: 'Chain of Command,' 'NAACP Image Awards,' James Baldwin

Never break the chainThe National Geographic Channel has long flown its pro-military colors, but it's rarely backed a recruiting tool as gung ho as
TV & Media
January 15

TV talk-show highlights Jan. 16

MORNING7 a.m.Today "Today Food" with Samah Dada. (KARE, Ch. 11)9 a.m.Live With Kelly and Ryan Ricky Martin, Matt Czuchry, Jen Widerstrom. (KSTP, Ch.…
TV & Media
January 15

TV picks for Jan. 16: 'LA to Vegas,' 'Black Lightning,' 'The Secret of Tuxedo Park'

No mask necessary"Black Lightning" should be an impressive addition to TV's gallery of costumed characters, but Cress Williams' electro-shocking crusader is not nearly as fascinating…
Movies
January 15

9 superhero movies to look for in 2018

Here are nine superhero movies scheduled for 2018 in reverse order of our enthusiasm:"Venom" (Oct. 5): Sony Pictures is trying to jump-start a Spider-Man-villain…
Celebrities
January 14
Bill Murray returned to "Saturday Night Live" to play Steve Bannon on the opening segment.

Bill Murray returns to 'SNL' as Steve Bannon on 'Morning Joe' spoof

The "SNL" alumnus pulled off the Grim Reaper hood to play the former presidential adviser and Breitbart editor.
Celebrities
January 14

'Weekend Update' defies NBC censors over Trump's remarks

Colin Jost defied the NBC censors on “Weekend Update” in the first “SNL” episode after the show’s holiday break, using the word…
TV & Media
January 13

Video review: 'Blade Runner 2049' handles its legacy well

This ‘Blade’ still cuts When a film has obsessed audiences for 35 years, revisiting its heady world is almost unmanageable. “Blade Runner 2049” handles…
TV & Media
January 13

TV picks for Jan. 14-18: 'Crashing,' 'Detectorists,' 'I Am Not Your Negro'

Desperate for laughs There may be three too many shows about stand-up comedians, but I’m more than grateful that “Crashing” is back for a second…
TV & Media
January 12
State Rep and candidate for Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan spoke at the r...

MPR's Tom Weber reassigned because of romantic relationship with Rep. Peggy Flanagan

The state representative and candidate disclosed their involvement on her Facebook account.
TV & Media
January 12

TV talkshow highlights: Jan. 15

Morning 7 a.m. Today “Darkest Hour” star Gary Oldman, “First Impressions Today.” (KARE, Ch. 11) 9 a.m. Live With Kelly and Ryan Curtis…
TV & Media
January 12

TV Q&A: Roles keep Mare Winningham busy

Q: I never had a favorite actress until I saw Mare Winningham in a movie made for TV. She had parents who were deaf. What…
TV & Media
January 12

TV picks for Jan. 13: David Letterman, 'Somebody Feed Phil,' 'Divorce'

Hi, Dave! “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman” marks the return of the former late-night king, even if it’s only for one…
TV & Media
January 12

Facing critics, Facebook wants feeds to be more 'meaningful'

Facebook is tweaking what people see to make their time on it more "meaningful" in a move that could hurt publishers and news organizations that rely on it to spread their content.
TV & Media
January 11

Are TV shows still a path to stardom? Katy Perry and Sean Combs say yes

TV singing shows may seem like an antiquated genre. But don't underestimate their family-friendly appeal.

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