Barry ZeVan, the flamboyant retired Twin Cities weatherman, in the studio after a taping of his Retro Weather show.

Old-school forecaster 'Barry ZeVan the Weather Man' dies at 82

The Minnesota forecasting and broadcasting star worked at KSTP and KARE in the 1970s and '80s.

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March 27
Pauley Perrette, Jaime Camil and Natasha Leggero in “Broke.”

Five things our TV critic is watching this week

Man behind the music “First Avenue: Closer to the Stars” doesn’t feature a ton of music or musicians, but the Twin Cities Public Television filmmakers were…
TV & Media
March 27
Ted Danson as Sam and Shelley Long as Diane in “Cheers.”

Why 'Cheers' is the perfect show to binge during the Big Lockdown

When making your way in the world today takes everything you've got, head to "Cheers."
TV & Media
March 26
Jack Black and Karen Gillan in “Jumanji: The Next Level.”

Nielsen ratings: '60 Minutes' clocks in at No. 1

Here are the Top 20 broadcast TV shows for the week of March 16-22 (Monday to Sunday), based on the number of viewers, according to…
Coronavirus
March 26
Andy Samberg, Andre Braugher and guest star Sterling K. Brown in “Brooklyn Nine-Nine.” Fox

Our critics' picks: What to watch, listen to and read at home this week

13 TV shows, books, podcasts, and more to keep you sane.
TV & Media
March 25

Video game 'Butter Royale' delivers fun in a bite-size package

“Butter Royale” came out of a pun. “We were about to fly to San Francisco,” said Benjamin Chevalier, co-founder of Mighty Bear Games, and the…
Stage & Arts
March 23
From lower left: Justina Machado, Isabella Gomez, Rita Moreno and Marcel Ruiz in “One Day at a Time.”

At 88, EGOT winner Rita Moreno is busier than ever

Energetic veteran is busier than ever with two TV sitcoms and the upcoming "West Side Story."
TV & Media
March 22

'Blindspot' has no return slot yet

Q: We like "Blindspot" and have not seen anything about its return. Is it coming back?A: The thriller will be back with its fifth and…
TV & Media
March 21
Amir Wilson, Islam Bouakkaz, Nathanael Saleh, Jack Barton, Ruby Ashbourne Serkis and Jonah Lees in “The Letter for the King.”

What our TV critic is going to be watching this week

A very good knight Parents thinking about introducing their older children to “Game of Thrones” should first start with “The Letter for the King,” a…
TV & Media
March 20
Blair Underwood and Octavia Spencer in “Self Made.”

Octavia Spencer gives a hair-raising performance as cosmetics icon Madam C.J. Walker

Octavia Spencer is all business in a new miniseries.
TV & Media
March 19
John Mulaney in "John Mulaney and the Sack Lunch Bunch."

13 things to watch, read and listen to while you're stuck at home

Movies, series, books, podcasts and music: we've got you covered.
TV & Media
March 19

'NCIS' tops week's listings

Here are the Top 20 broadcast TV shows for the week of March 9-15 (Monday to Sunday), based on the number of viewers, according to…
TV & Media
March 18
Pandemic, the board game.

2008 game Pandemic is taking hold at a feverish pitch

Players work together, looking for a cure to halt the spread of a virus.
TV & Media
March 17
Deborah Norville.

Veteran broadcaster Deborah Norville celebrates silver anniversary on 'Inside Edition'

She says she just laughs off the bad hairdos and clothes over the years.
TV & Media
March 17

Pop culture Q&A: 'Resolutions' ended 'Magnum, P.I.' run

Q: I thought I knew everything about "Magnum, P.I." with Tom Selleck but found out how wrong I am. I knew about his being married…
TV & Media
March 17

A look back at 80 years of Robin, Batman's beloved sidekick

Robin, aka the Boy Wonder, recently celebrated his birthday: He made his debut in Detective Comics No. 38 on March 6, 1940, and he and…
TV & Media
March 15

Gloria Stuart's renown will live on

Q: I would like to know actress Gloria Stuart's age when she starred in 1997's "Titanic." I saw a 1930s movie, "Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm,"…
Celebrities
March 14
Winona Ryder

Winona Ryder opens up on her secret life in Minnesota

At the height of her career, the actress moved to the Twin Cities to find solace. Then reality bit.
TV & Media
March 13
Mae Martin and Charlotte Ritchie in “Feel Good,” which starts streaming Thursday on Netflix.

What our TV critic is watching this week: 'Stargirl,' 'Westworld,' 'Feel Good,' 'Brockmire,' 'After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News'

Too cool for school In “Stargirl,” an introverted teenager (Graham Verchere) gets lured out of his shell by a new student who strums a killer…
TV & Media
March 13
Jason Bateman and Laura Linney star in “Ozark.”

Pop culture Q&A: 'Ozark' returns March 27 on Netflix

Q: I haven't heard a word about "Ozark" lately. Is it dead?A: A third season of the Netflix series arrives March 27. Here's some of…
TV & Media
March 13

Critics offer suggestions for entertainment when you have to stay home

Stuck in the house? Here are some shows to binge and movies to take your mind elsewhere.