Benedict Cumberbatch and Gael García Bernal add sizzle to the classics in TV roles

Benedict Cumberbatch and Gael García Bernal add sizzle to the classics in TV roles

Benedict Cumberbatch and Gael García Bernal bring sexiness to high-toned roles.

Twin Cities pastor is ousted from 'Survivor'

December 9
Twin Cities pastor is ousted from 'Survivor'
In an episode telecast Wednesday night on CBS, Sunday Burquest was eliminated in a season pitting GenXers vs. millennials and shot in Fiji.

Home video review: 'Suicide Squad' goes from bad to worse

December 10
Home video review: 'Suicide Squad' goes from bad to worse
"Suicide Squad" had promise: DC Comics' "baddest of the bad" are temporarily sprung from prison to fight forces even more evil. But the poorly paced story fails to deliver.
Celebrities
December 10

MSNBC host apologizes after falsely saying Fox News had holiday party at Trump Hotel

MSNBC host Stephanie Ruhle apologized on Friday for saying that Fox News held its Christmas party at Donald Trump’s Washington D.C. hotel given that the party…
Celebrities
December 10

TheBlaze suspends reporter who claimed to fire gun shots at ISIS fighters

TheBlaze has recalled and suspended the reporter who tweeted an image of himself holding a gun and claiming he fired shots on ISIS, according to Politico.
TV & Media
December 10

TV picks for Dec. 12-14: A new season of 'Top Model,' premieres of 'Captive' and 'Star'

Stuck in the middle “America’s Next Top Model” may have a new home (VH1) and a new host (Rita Ora), but it still has…
TV & Media
December 9

TV picks for Dec. 10-11: 'CNN Heroes,' 'Fuller House,' Aidan Quinn

Heroic measures It may be early in the Hollywood backslapping season, but you’ll be tempted to check out “The 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards,” with…
TV & Media
December 9

Student's phone is the wrong gadget for recording class lectures

Q: My son is in college, and some of his professors allow recording of their lectures. He doesn't like recording with his smartphone, so we…
TV & Media
December 8

TV picks for Dec. 9-11: 'Albert,' Madonna, Jimmy Kimmel, "Lip Sync Battle Shorties"

Standing tall “Saturday Night Live” troublemakers Bobby Moynihan and Sasheer Zamata attempt to get off Santa’s naughty list by lending their voices to a new…
Celebrities
December 7

Weather Channel rips Breitbart: 'Stop using our video to mislead' people

The Weather Channel called out Breitbart News for being climate change deniers, asking the conservative blog to stop using its videos to back up its points.
TV & Media
December 7

Real advice on fake news: How to maneuver that personal minefield

Dan Barreiro, Tom Hauser and others have advice on how to deal with folks who insist on touting "facts" that just aren't true.
TV & Media
December 7

TV picks for Dec. 8: 'Shut Eye,' 'Taraji's White Hot Holidays,' 'Gangland Undercover"'

If you could read my mind “Burn Notice” hottie Jeffrey Donovan stars as a fake psychic who suddenly gains real telepathic powers in “Shut…
TV & Media
December 7

Nielsen ratings for Nov. 28-Dec. 4: Cowboys-Vikings top the list; 'Bad Moms' No. 1 movie rental

Here are the top 20 broadcast TV shows for the week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4 (Monday to Sunday), based on the number of viewers, according…
TV & Media
December 6

Neal Justin's TV picks for Dec. 7 – "Hairspray Live!," Marlee Matlin, "Conan in Berlin"

You can’t stop the beat The 1988 film “Hairspray” not only ushered John Waters into the mainstream, but it set off a cottage industry that…
Stage & Arts
December 6

Comedian Chris Rock books Minneapolis for his first tour in 9 years

Presale tickets are available starting Wednesday, then for the general public on Friday.
TV & Media
December 6

5 more must-read graphic novels of 2016

1. "Justice League, Volume 7: Darkseid War"Writer: Geoff JohnsArtist: Jason FabokJohns is now going to be busy helping Warner Bros and DC Entertainment make their…
Celebrities
December 6

'Game of Thrones' star Peter Vaughan dies at 93

Peter Vaughan, who played Nights Watch brother Maester Aemon on "Game of Thrones," died on Tuesday at age 93.
Variety
December 6

See Rev. Jim and 'Breaking Bad' favorite in Minnesota film for Netflix

"I Am Not a Serial Killer," shot in Virginia, Minn., comes to Netflix this month with a few familiar faces.
TV & Media
December 5

TV talk-show highlights Dec. 6

MORNING7 a.m.Good Morning America Actresses Olivia Munn and Kate McKinnon talk about "Office Christmas Party." (KSTP, Ch. 5)9 a.m.Live With Kelly Actress Kate…
TV & Media
December 5

TV picks for Dec. 6: Barbara Walters, 'Reggie Watts: Spatial,' Richard Pryor

Gotta have HartTabloids may be musing about the health of a legendary reporter, but she seems full of vigor in the second season of
TV & Media
December 5

From Black Panther to the new Thor, the top 5 superhero comics of 2016

1. "Sam Wilson: Captain America, Volume 1: Not My Captain America"Steve Rogers passes the mantle of Captain America to his former crime-fighting partner Sam…
TV & Media
December 4

TV picks for Dec. 5: 'Showtime at the Apollo,' 'Victoria's Secret,' 'Timber Creek Lodge'

Harlem nightsSteve Harvey has unofficially surpassed Ryan Seacrest as the busiest man in television. Between game shows, talk shows and beauty pageants, the comedian has…
TV & Media
December 4

TV Q&A: Too late for more 'Early Edition'

Q: There used to be a show called "Early Edition." Is there any chance of anything of that sort being brought back?A: "Early Edition" aired…

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