TV's 'You're the Worst' and 'Better Things' offer better roles for women

TV's 'You're the Worst' and 'Better Things' offer better roles for women

Women get to be as screwed up as that other gender in two mesmerizing series.

As 'Pokémon Go' invades the State Fair, will you be elated or annoyed?

August 24
As 'Pokémon Go' invades the State Fair, will you be elated or annoyed?
The Minnesota State Fair begins in less than 24 hours and "Pokémon Go" players are rejoicing.

Ryan Lochte set to join 'Dancing With the Stars' next season

August 25
Ryan Lochte set to join 'Dancing With the Stars' next season
Ryan Lochte was dropped by four major sponsor this week but there's one corporation that reportedly isn't shying away from the shamed Olympic swimmer — and that's ABC.
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TV picks for Aug. 28-Sept. 1: MTV Video Music Awards, 'The Kicks' and 'The Strain'

Back to Future Hard to believe that the first “MTV Video Music Awards” were hosted 32 years ago by Dan Aykroyd and Bette Midler,…
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TV picks for Aug. 27-28: Comedy Jam, 'The Strain,' Robin Williams

Good will hunting The late Garry Marshall weighs in on how he found a talent from another planet to inhabit Mork in “Robin Williams:…
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New on video: "The Jungle Book"

Back to the jungle It’s hard not to think of “The Jungle Book” remake (⋆⋆⋆½, rated PG) as a feast. It is a banquet…
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August 26

Lawyer: Avery framed; new tests sought in 'Making a Murderer' case

The lawyer representing "Making a Murderer" subject Steven Avery has filed a motion accusing investigators of framing him in the murder of Teresa Halbach in 2005, and demanding physical evidence for further scientific testing she claims didn't exist during the trial.
TV & Media
August 26

Sound Advice: Adding antenna to a TV to get extra channels is quick and easy

Q: I would like to get the local digital subchannels you mentioned in a recent column. How do I connect the antenna to the HDTV…
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August 26

TV picks for Aug. 26-28: 'America's National Parks,' Foxworthy & Larry in Mpls., Video Music Awards, 'The Night Of'

Working blue Comedians of every stripe put Minneapolis on their favorite cities list, including two Blue Collar vets. “Jeff Foxworthy & Larry the…
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August 25

Scottish-themed cookbook mocked for American recipes like fish tacos, apple pie

"Outlanders Kitchen," written by a Canadian chef and food writer Theresa Carle-Sanders has become a subject of mockery among Scottish locals because it is packed full of American recipes.
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August 24

TV picks for Aug. 25: Britney Spears does 'Carpool Karaoke,' plus Rupaul and Judy Garland

In the zoneCan Britney Spears actually sing? It's hard to tell based on her concerts, in which taped vocals tend to dominate. There will be…
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August 24

Nielsen ratings for the week of Aug. 15-21: NBC strikes gold with Olympics

Here are the top 20 broadcast TV shows for the week of Aug. 15-21 (Monday to Sunday), based on the number of viewers, according to…
Celebrities
August 23

Ex-BBC boss says firing Jeremy Clarkson from 'Top Gear' was a big mistake

The BBC made a massive mistake by firing "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson last year — or so the network's former boss thinks.
TV & Media
August 23

TV picks for Aug. 24: 'Toucan Nation,' 'Gomorrah,' 'Cleveland Hustles'

Be kind to the animalsFroot Loops mascot Toucan Sam takes a back seat to Grecia, the Costa Rican bird profiled in "Toucan Nation."…
TV & Media
August 23

The one superhero who can fix DC Comics' movies

The returning road to superhero movie glory for Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment has been quite the bumpy ride on a path that should have…
TV & Media
August 23

TV picks for Aug. 23: 'Conversation With Bill Moyers,' 'Better Late Than Never,' Matthew Lillard

A meeting of the mindsIn his intro to "A Conversation With Bill Moyers," Don Shelby calls his guest the greatest broadcast journalist of his…
TV & Media
August 21

TV picks for Aug. 22: 'Wild Oats,' 'Too Close to Home,' 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

Something wildA film starring Jessica Lange, Shirley MacLaine and Demi Moore should have been headed for a big-screen release, but something happened to "Wild…
TV & Media
August 21

'Secrets & Lies' season wrapped up online

Q: Please tell me if and when they are going to conclude "Secrets & Lies" from last year. I saw a commercial where there is…
Celebrities
August 21
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C.J.: Fox 9's Shayne Wells on TV, motherhood and out-of-line fans

Fox 9’s Shayne Wells was just fine not being on camera. When she was producer of “The Jason Show,” I would look at her…
Celebrities
August 20

Harry Connick Jr.'s new talk show scrambles for guests, even among 'Idol' alums

Harry Connick Jr. is having a tough time getting famous friends to turn up for his new daytime talk show, The Wrap has learned.
TV & Media
August 20

Avery's lawyer touts new suspect, DNA testing in 'Making a Murderer' case

Following the recent reversal of "Making a Murderer" subject Brendan Dassey's conviction, the attorney who represents Dassey's uncle, Steven Avery, says that she's unearthed another suspect in the murder of photographer Teresa Halbach.
TV & Media
August 20

TV picks for Aug. 21-23: 'J.L. Family Ranch,' Don Shelby & Bill Moyers, William Shatner & Henry Winkler

Down that ol’ dusty trail Cowboy No. 1: “You’re looking for trouble.” Cowboy No. 2: “I was born for it.” That kind of dime-store dialogue…
TV & Media
August 20

TV picks for Aug. 20-21: 'Make it Pop,' 'The Queen Mary,' William Holden

Summer stock Young people who learned nothing from “Glee” continue to bicker their way through boarding-school productions in “Make It Pop.” The second season…

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