'A Christmas Story Live' leads our list of the best holiday TV

'A Christmas Story Live' leads our list of the best holiday TV

A guide to the best of the holiday season on the small screen.

Ellen DeGeneres surprises Minn. mom who donated kidney to save her son

November 16
Ellen DeGeneres surprises Minn. mom who donated kidney to save her son
The son was born with kidney failure and has had more than 70 surgeries.

'It's an epidemic': Gretchen Carlson takes on sexual harassment crisis

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'It's an epidemic': Gretchen Carlson takes on sexual harassment crisis
The Anoka native says America is at a tipping point for dismantling the culture of sexual harassment.
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Timeline: Gretchen Carlson speaks out on sexual harassment and shakes up Fox News

June 23, 2016: Gretchen Carlson dropped from Fox News after her contract expires. July 6, 2016: Carlson files a lawsuit against Fox…
TV & Media
November 17

Macalester grad comes up short in 'Jeopardy' Tournament of Champions

Austin Rogers finishes third in two-day finals.
TV & Media
November 17

TV picks for Nov. 18-19: 'American Music Awards,' 'Search Party,' Bob Saget

Endless love It’s a family affair when Tracee Ellis Ross (“Blackish”) hosts the 2017 American Music Awards, which will present a lifetime achievement award to…
TV & Media
November 17

TV picks for Nov. 19-23: 'The Problem With Apu,' 'Godless,' 'Anne of Green Gables'

Back in the saddleThose still holding out for a "Deadwood" reunion should be placated by "Godless," a new western from "Out of Sight" team Steven…
TV & Media
November 16

Quirky Macalester grad who went viral on 'Jeopardy' now in Tournament of Champions finals

Austin Rogers is back to his winning ways on the popular TV game show.
TV & Media
November 16

TV picks for Nov. 17-19: 'The Problem With Apu,' Jon Stewart, 'Cold Blooded,' 'Love You More'

Comic relief Jon Stewart returns to the airwaves to host “Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs” with appearances from Chris Rock,…
TV & Media
November 15

TV picks for Nov. 16: 'There's ... Johnny!,' 'Hot Grease,' 'Back'

We’ll be right back Paul Reiser helped create “There’s ... Johnny!,” a nostalgic new sitcom about a wide-eyed kid who stumbles into a behind-the-scenes job…
TV & Media
November 15

Nielsen ratings for Nov. 6-12: NFL holds off CMA Awards; 'Cars 3' top movie rental

Here are the top 20 broadcast TV shows for the week of Nov. 6-12 (Monday to Sunday), based on the number of viewers, according to…
Super Bowl LII
November 15

Jimmy Fallon to host 'Tonight Show' live from Orpheum after Super Bowl

The current king of late night will be in Twin Cities for Super Bowl weekend.
TV & Media
November 14

TV picks for Nov. 15: 'Mythbusters,' Jimmy Stewart, 'Beyond a Year in Space'

Good ol’ boy Jimmy Stewart, whose on-screen likability is matched only by Tom Hanks, is being honored all month on TCM with an irresistible lineup…
TV & Media
November 13

TV picks for Nov. 14: 'The Mindy Project,' 'The Hunt for the Zodiac Killer,' 'Future Man'

Happily ever afterAnyone who has stuck with "The Mindy Project" through all six seasons knows the sitcom wouldn't dare wrap on a bum note. The…
TV & Media
November 13

News flash: All Twin Cities TV newsrooms to be run by women

Women will run the top four TV newsrooms in the Twin Cities, the only U.S. major market that can make that claim.
Celebrities
November 12

Larry David returns to 'SNL' to make fun of the Holocaust joke he made last week

Larry David returned to “SNL” to reprise his long-running role as Bernie Sanders, joking about the controversy his monologue stirred up during…
Celebrities
November 12

On 'SNL,' Kate McKinnon's Jeff Sessions tells Roy Moore he's 'too Alabama'

“SNL” took aim at Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore during its cold open this week, and even Kate McKinnon’s Jeff Sessions thinks the embattled candidate…
TV & Media
November 12

TV picks for Nov. 13: 'War Dog,' 'Ill Behaviour,' 'No Activity'

A bite out of crime “War Dog: A Soldier’s Best Friend” takes the human-canine bond one step further by examining the development of K-9 units to…
Movies
November 11

Video review: Charlize Theron is lethally blonde

Starring Charlize Theron, the insanely violent romp “Atomic Blonde” (rated R) topples our expectations with a refreshing blast of creativity that twists a standard…
TV & Media
November 11

TV picks for Nov. 12-16: Jimmy Stewart, 'Lady Dynamite,' 'Future Man'

Two times a lady Maria Bamford didn’t return to Minnesota to shoot the second season of “Lady Dynamite,” but her Duluth roots still play…
TV & Media
November 11

TV picks for Nov. 11-12: Taylor Swift, Shepard Fairey, Robert Kirkman

Look what you made her do Comic Tiffany Haddish’s fast track to the top includes her first stint as host of “Saturday Night Live,”…
Celebrities
November 10

Ellen surprises wife Portia with romantic gesture at Hewing Hotel in Mpls.

Ellen tweeted a photo of Portia's hotel bed covered with flower petals.
TV & Media
November 10

Television Q&A: 'Suits,' 'Taboo'

Q: My wife and I binge-watched six seasons of "Suits" on Amazon Prime. We liked it so much that we paid for the seventh season…

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