Momo Hayakawa, a Ph.D. research associate with Ready to Learn, tests out responses to “Hero Elementary” with first- and second-graders. The educat

TPT unleashes the superpowers of science in an ambitious new preschool series

The show's STEM-driven mission fit perfectly into PBS' current programming, which includes "Dinosaur Train" and "Ready Set Go."

AMC's 'Quiz' looks at the coughing scandal that infected 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?'

May 29
From left, Sian Clifford, Matthew Macfadyen and Michael Sheen in AMC’s new miniseries, “Quiz.”
A new miniseries looks at how a cough infected the world's most popular game show.

Steve Carell's new Netflix series no mere 'Office' in space

May 29
Steve Carell in “Space Force.”
In "Space Force," he transcends Michael Scott.
TV & Media
4:55pm
Mike Max interviews protesters at Bobby and Steve’s Auto World in Minneapolis on Sunday, May 31. Protesters were surrounded by MPD and arrested in a

How WCCO sports anchor Mike Max became a frontline reporter at the George Floyd protests

During the crisis, WCCO sports director Mike Max has shown he can cover civil unrest as well as any hard-news reporter. Maybe even better.
TV & Media
4:45pm

TV ads are facing a watershed moment

Splashy, big-budget commercials might be a thing of the past.
TV & Media
4:03pm
Jeff Pegues has encountered some tense moments while reporting from Minneapolis for CBS.

What you didn't see after CNN's historic interview with Minneapolis police chief

National correspondents from CBS and CNN reflect on once-in-a-lifetime assignments.
TV & Media
2:16pm
Bruce Lee is in ESPN’s “30 for 30” spotlight.

Bruce Lee documentary, the best of 'The Bachelor' and other shows our TV critic is watching this week

Star struck Watching celebrities read their fan mail may sound like an ego trip, but “Dear ...” succeeds by putting as much focus on the…
TV & Media
June 4
Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani in “The Lovebirds.”

Issa Rae, Kumail Nanjiani & Run the Jewels: This is your weekend playlist

Our weekly critics' picks to lift your spirits and expand your playlists.
TV & Media
June 4

America wants to see 'Talent'

Here are the top 20 broadcast TV shows for the week of May 25-31 (Monday to Sunday), based on the number of viewers, according to…
Music
June 3
Mark Wheat introduced one of the bands at 89.3 the Current's birthday party at First Avenue in 2016.

DJ Mark Wheat signs off at 89.3 the Current after 15 years

The well-known British DJ, there from Day One, plans to pursue other unspecified interests.
TV & Media
June 2
Jeff Schaffer, Dave Burd and GaTa of “Dave.”

'Brews Brothers' creator toasts his success

Jeff Schaffer cut his comedic teeth on "Seinfeld" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm."
TV & Media
June 2
Kim Johnson, left.

WCCO parts ways with morning anchor Kim Johnson

WCCO morning anchor Kim Johnson has announced that she is no longer with the station. “Friends, it is with a heavy heart to tell you…
TV & Media
June 1
Jared Harris, left, as John Lennon and Aidan Quinn as Paul McCartney in the 2000 TV movie "Two of Us."

Pop culture Q&A: Revisiting Beatles movies

  Q: There was a TV movie that aired on one of the networks in the late 1970s that dramatized the early days of the…
TV & Media
May 31

'Warrior' will return to Cinemax

Q: There was a show on Cinemax in 2019 called "Warrior" that I haven't seen come back on the air again. Would you happen to…
TV & Media
May 29
CNN reporter arrested on live TV, let go after Gov. Tim Walz intervened

CNN reporter arrested on live TV, let go after Gov. Tim Walz intervened

His crew also was taken into custody while covering unrest in Minneapolis.
TV & Media
May 29
“Hero Elementary”

Meet the characters from 'Hero Elementary'

Meet the members of the Sparks’ Crew. Just don’t bother them during naptime. Lucita Sky The squad’s plucky leader has the ability to fly. Now…
TV & Media
May 29
Mahershala Ali and Ramy Youssef in “Ramy.”

What our TV critic recommends this week: 'Ramy,' 'Somebody Feed Phil,' 'Lost Twin Cities,' 'Fuller House'

Teaching moments “Atlanta” may be TV’s edgiest sitcom, but “Ramy” is a close second. In the second season, Golden Globe winner Ramy Youssef tries to…
TV & Media
May 29
Regina King in HBO’s “Watchmen.”

New home video releases

HBO's "Watchmen" among upcoming DVD releases.
TV & Media
May 28
“Central Park” Apple TV

New cartoon from 'Bob's Burgers' creator, Steve Carell's space comedy and 8 more entertainment picks

Our weekly critics' picks to lift your mood and expand your horizons.
TV & Media
May 28
Ben Affleck in “The Way Back.”

Nielsen ratings: 'Masked Singer' revealed as No. 1; 'Way Back' way in front of movie rentals

Here are the top 20 broadcast TV shows for the week of May 18-24 (Monday to Sunday), based on the number of viewers, according to…
TV & Media
May 27
Comedian Pete Lee performs at Acme Comedy Company in Minneapolis on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019.

Iconic Minneapolis comedy club adapts by staging live shows for Zoom audiences

The renowned Minneapolis club is adapting to a new world.
TV & Media
May 26
Ted Koppel was the founding anchor of ABC's "Nightline," leading the show from its inception in the 1980 Iranian hostage crisis until 2005.

Behind the scenes at ABC's 'Nightline,' whose coronavirus coverage has made it must-see again

To cover the biggest story in its 40-year history, ABC's late-night show returns to its roots.
TV & Media
May 26
Ricky Gervais on “After Life.”

Ricky Gervais isn't compromising his dark sense of humor

Pandemic aside, his Netflix series makes comedy out of misery.

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