TV & Media
September 4
A scene from “First Cow.”

DVDs due out Sept. 8

Out Tuesday• "First Cow"• "The Big Ugly"• "A Nice Girl Like You"• "Bad Education"• "Mighty Oak"• "Retaliation"• "Vitalina Varela"• "Waiting for the Barbarians"• "Bull: Season…
TV & Media
September 4
“Earth to Ned”

A new Ozzy Osbourne doc and four other things our TV critic is watching this week

Alien invasion The extraterrestrials in “Earth to Ned” are committed to owning the talk-show genre, at least until Space Ghost returns to our galaxy. The…
TV & Media
September 4
Hilary Swank stars as the commander of a three-year mission to Mars in “Away.”

Hilary Swank's new space series has all the right stuff

Feel free to get emotional watching Netflix's new sci-fi series; in space, no one can hear you cry.
TV & Media
September 3
Dan Aykroyd as Ben Bart and Chadwick Boseman as James Brown in “Get on Up.”

Chadwick Boseman as James Brown: 10 best to watch, read or hear this week

Chadwick Boseman and more picks to lift your spirit and expand your playlist.
Coronavirus
September 3
KFAN's Power Trip forced to broadcast remotely after positive COVID-19 test

KFAN's Power Trip forced to broadcast remotely after positive COVID-19 test

None of the on-air personalities have tested positive but the assistant producer did.
Movies
September 3
Liu Yifei is “Mulan.”

Review: Hesitant to pay more than $30 to watch 'Mulan'? Get over it

The live-action adaptation of "Mulan" defies gravity — and expectations.
TV & Media
September 3

Nielsen ratings: '60 Minutes' on top; 'The King of Staten Island' is top movie rental

Here are the top 20 broadcast TV shows for the week of Aug. 24-30 (Monday to Sunday), based on the number of viewers, according to…
TV & Media
September 2
The popular video game Fortnite was removed from Apple’s App Store after Epic Games attempted to circumvent Apple’s 30% cut of in-app purchases, p

Apple vs. Epic is the gaming war of 2020

Everyone expected PlayStation 5 vs. Xbox Series X to be the big video game battle of 2020, but it looks like that console war is…
TV & Media
September 1
Jake Johnson says he deserves to be teased for remarks he made about the COVID-19 virus.

Jake Johnson takes his isolation personally

Prediction made in March about pandemic blew up in his face.
TV & Media
August 31
Suzanne Rogers as Maggie Horton on “Days of Our Lives.”

More days ahead for 'Days of Our Lives'

Q: Are they canceling "Days of Our Lives"? I have watched it for over 45 years. It seems as if they are phasing out a…
TV & Media
August 31
Dwayne Johnson will play Black Adam.

3 biggest announcements at DC FanDome

DC Comics skipped the online San Diego Comic-Con this year, and launched one of its own, "DC FanDome." Part One ran Aug. 22, and boy…
Coronavirus
August 31
In this video grab issued Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, by MTV, Lady Gaga performs during the MTV Video Music Awards.

VMA viewers get punk'd in a ceremony that was anything but live

Lady Gaga dominated the annual event that took more than a few liberties during its pandemic broadcast.
TV & Media
August 29
Bill Hudson’s role at the CBS affiliate went beyond filing stories locally and from the road. Colleagues praised his role as a mentor, helping to se

Bill Hudson, WCCO's 'newsroom dad,' announces his retirement

The world-traveling TV reporter will sign off Friday.
TV & Media
August 28
John Nettles and Daniel Casey in “Midsomer Murders.”

'Mayans' revs up for another season on FX

John Nettles of "Midsomer Murders" because he thought he was getting too old for the role.
TV & Media
August 28
The highly anticipated "Love in the Time of Corona," with Leslie Odom Jr., is a funny and hopeful look at the search for love, sex and connection duri

TV shows and stars are learning to adapt in an awkward pandemic age

Stars from Bette Midler to Samantha Bee learn new tricks to adapt in upside-down times.
TV & Media
August 28
Abubakar Salim and Amanda Collin in Ridley Scott’s “Raised by Wolves,” now on HBO Max.

Ridley Scott's 'Raised by Wolves' and four other shows our TV critic is watching this week

Ice planet Ridley Scott, 82, has made a career out of championing female protagonists, most notably Ripley in “Alien” and the title characters in “Thelma…
TV & Media
August 28
Paula Pell and John Lutz in Quibi’s “Mapleworth Murders.”

Former 'SNL' head writer Paula Pell is ready for prime time

The acclaimed comedy writer is finally getting her chance to shine on the screen.
Movies
August 27
“The Umbrella Academy” has begun its second season. Netflix

MTV Movie Awards go virtual: 10 best things to watch, read or listen to this week

MTV's party leads our weekly picks to expand your personal playlist.
TV & Media
August 27

Nielsen ratings: '60 Minutes' on top; 'The Outpost' is top movie rental

Here are the top 20 broadcast TV shows for the week of Aug. 17-23 (Monday to Sunday), based on the number of viewers, according to…
TV & Media
August 26
Hundreds of Minnesota "American Idol" fans cheered as host Ryan Seacrest arrived for for auditions at Mariucci Arena in Minneapolis in June 2014. (Pho

Minnesotans can audition Friday for 'American Idol' – via Zoom

Participants for the 19th season will be selected via Zoom.

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