Music
April 14
Olivia Rodrigo fans waited in line Thursday at the Armory in Minneapolis,

Olivia Rodrigo fans cry tears of joy (and some anger) over very-sold-out Twin Cities debut

Tickets to the fast-rising pop star's show Thursday at the Armory in Minneapolis were selling for $500-plus, including via Ticketmaster.
TV & Media
April 14
Viola Davis as Michelle Obama in “The First Lady.”

Viola Davis was 'terrified' playing Michelle Obama in Showtime's 'First Lady'

The series also looks at the contributions of Betty Ford and Eleanor Roosevelt.
TV & Media
April 13
“The Kardashians” on Hulu covers all things Kardashian including Kim and Kanye West’s divorce drama.

New Hulu series offers surprising reasons to keep up with the Kardashians

Our critics' recommendations on what to watch.
TV & Media
April 12
Sean Penn and Julia Roberts in “Gaslit,” which debuts April 24 on Starz.

TV shows to watch, try or avoid this spring

Check out "First Lady" and "Gaslit," but skip "Man Who Fell to Earth" and "Offer."
TV & Media
April 12
Jessica Miles

Jessica Miles departs KSTP news team

The broadcaster has been with the ABC affiliate since 2003.
TV & Media
April 11
Chris Rock, who was one of the presenters of this year’s Oscars, will stop by Mystic Lake Casino in Prior Lake on June 23 and 24 with his Ego Death

The 10 biggest, best comedy shows coming to the Twin Cities

Chris Rock and Amy Schumer are among the big names heading our way.
TV & Media
April 11
Amy Schumer, who was one of the co-hosts at this year’s Oscars, recently shared some of the jokes that she wasn’t allowed to say onstage. The comi

Has insult comedy gone too far?

Local and national headliners weigh in on the state of the comedy "roast."
TV & Media
April 8
Former President Barack Obama narrates about parks around the world in “Our Great National Parks.”

Barack Obama plays amiable park ranger in Netflix's new nature series

What TV critic Neal Justin is watching this week.
TV & Media
April 7
In “61st Street,” Courtney Vance plays a Chicago public defender who has been recently diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer. 

Courtney Vance continues his hot streak with gripping new AMC series, '61st Street'

The Emmy-winning actor talks about why his latest role is perhaps his most challenging to date.
Music
April 7
Olivia Rodrigo

Ranking the Disney pop princesses, from Hilary Duff to Olivia Rodrigo

As Rodrigo makes her Twin Cities debut, how does she compare with Duff, Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato and Selena Gomez?
TV & Media
April 6
Robin Thede in ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’

HBO's 'Black Lady Sketch Show' will make Jada Pinkett Smith roar with laughter

What our critics are watching this weekend.
TV & Media
April 5
Jake Adelstein, executive producer of “Tokyo Vice,” at Shinjyuku Kabukicho, one of the locations featured in the new HBO Max thriller.

'Tokyo Vice' revisits a violent underworld

The new HBO Max series is based on an American reporter's memoir and experiences.
Music
April 3
Olivia Rodrigo performs “drivers license” at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, April 3, 2022, in Las Vegas.

Grammys go retro as crafty pros steal the show from Olivia Rodrigo and Billie Eilish

Jon Batiste and Silk Sonic won three of the four top awards while Rodrigo was named best new artist.
Music
April 2
Sounds of Blackness’ Gary Hines is a three-time Grammy winner and has served on one of the award show’s committees.

Minnesota musicians support new procedures for Sunday's Grammy Awards

Modified nominating and voting rules could eliminate issues but not the annual grousing.
Colleges
April 2
ESPN’s Holly Rowe interviews UConn coach Geno Auriemma Friday at Target Center.

Reusse: ESPN's Rowe sets standard for sideline reporters with passion, professionalism

The athletes and coaches she covers for ESPN show their respect and open up to Holly Rowe's insightful questions. Rowe has created that bond without any sacrifice of professionalism.
Politics
April 1
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki speaks at a press briefing at the White House in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 25, 2020. Psaki has become a fixture o

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on track to join MSNBC in May

She previously served as an on-air contributor to CNN.
TV & Media
April 1
Ken Burns’ “Benjamin Franklin” explores the life of publisher, inventor and signer of the Declaration of Independence.

Ken Burns doc makes the case why Ben Franklin was the most fascinating Founding Father

What TV critic Neal Justin is watching this week.
TV & Media
March 31
David Hyde Pierce and Sarah Lancashire play the doting couple Paul and Julia Child in “Julia.”

New Julia Child series may inspire couples to skip dinner and sprint to the bedroom

"Julia" is less about the joy of cooking and more about the joy of love.
Obituaries
March 30
Connie Goldman

Connie Goldman, NPR host and author on aging, dies at 91

In radio she found a talent for drawing out people's stories, whether they were celebrities or those she called "extraordinary ordinary" folks, her son said.
TV & Media
March 30
Oscar Isaac as Steven Grant in “Moon Knight.”

Marvel's 'Moon Knight' gives Oscar Isaac the chance to show off super acting powers

What our critics are watching this weekend.