August 21, 2012 |
Fox is so excited about its new Tuesday night comedy line-up for the fall season that it's giving Chicago residents an opportunity to preview all four comedies airing that night. This Sunday, Fox will host an advance preview screening of the new comedies "Ben and Kate" and "The Mindy Project," along with sneak peeks at Season 3 of "Raising Hope" and Season 2 of "New Girl. " The screening begins at 7 p.m. at AMC River East 21. The screening is free, but on a first-come, first-served basis.
November 28, 2011 |
With each episode of the Fox comedy "New Girl," we've gotten to know Jess and her roomies Nick and Schmidt pretty well. But we haven't learned a lot about Winston. He played basketball in Europe. He seems to be the most even-keeled of the group. He doesn't have a job, and isn't sure of what job he wants or can get. But in "Bells," airing at 8 p.m. Nov. 29, we'll see Winston's dark side, teases Chicago native Lamorne Morris. (He's such a Tunkel.) "First of all, Winston is extremely good at whatever he does," Morris told me during a...
February 13, 2012 |
So you've met a hot guy, and he looks exactly like "True Blood"star Ryan Kwanten, but he's lame as hell. Would you put a bag over any conversation and do your business, or kick him to the curb? That's the quandary Jess (Zooey Deschanel) faces in the "Valentine's Day" episode of Fox's"New Girl," airing at 8 p.m. Feb. 14. Kwanten guest stars as Oliver, a hot guy Jess meets when her roomies take her out on Valentine's Day. But as you can see from the video clips in the player above, Oliver is pretty ... boring.
May 6, 2012 |
Big changes are afoot for the roomies on Fox's "New Girl" in the Season 1 finale. When the hit sitcom premiered last fall, Jess (Zooey Deschanel) moved in with the boys--Nick (Jake Johnson), Winston (Lamorne Morris) and Schmidt (Max Greenfield). But in the season finale, "See Ya," airing at 8 p.m. May 8, they all deal with the possibility of Nick moving out to shack up with his ex, Caroline (Mary Elizabeth Ellis). Say it isn't so, Nick! As Nick prepares for the move, his roomies interview candidates to replace him before Nick decides to take them all out to the...
December 6, 2011 |
It can't be easy for an actor to step into a guest-starring role on a TV show, mixing it up with a cast that's been working together for weeks or even months. That wasn't an issue with Justin Long, who reprises his role of Paul Gunslinger on the Fox comedy "New Girl" in "Bad in Bed," airing at 8 p.m. Dec. 6. "The thing about Justin; we love him to death," cast member Lamorne Morris told me. "He came in and he brought that new energy to the set; it was absolutely incredible. " Chicago native Morris plays Winston, who lives with Nick (Jake Johnson)
November 15, 2011 |
Some of my fondest memories of my early single years (notice I said “early”) in Chicago have to do with the holidays, when my friends and I would get together and not only drink, but make Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner. Those get-togethers always were enjoyable and sometimes uncomfortable - I'm thinking specifically of the time I accidentally eavesdropped on some rather loud sex being had in the bedroom next to the pantry where I was trying to sleep. Anyway, a friend introducing a new boyfriend or girlfriend into the group...