November 18, 2011 |
First "Community," now "Cougar Town. " What is the deal with the networks taking my favorite comedies off their schedules? Just a week after NBC disappointed "Community" fans by dropping it from the spring schedule, ABC has decided to leave its quirky Courtney Cox sitcom off its spring list - at least for now. The network says the series will be back at some point. Sadly, the network has dropped its episode order from 22 to 15. Annoooying. ABC also didn't offer premiere dates for new comedy "Apartment 23" and Shonda Rhimes' drama "Scandal.
July 16, 2013 |
ABC announced it's fall 2013 premiere dates, and its most anticipated new series, "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," leads a Tuesday night of all new shows. The Joss Whedon comic-book series premieres Sept. 24, the same night as comedies "The Goldbergs" and "Trophy Wife," as well as the lottery drama "Lucky 7. " "S.H.I.E.L.D. " is a spinoff of Marvel's films, especially Whedon's hit "The Avengers. " "The Goldbergs" stars Jeff Garlin as a dad in the 1980s, and "Trophy Wife" stars Malin Akerman as the young new wife of Bradley Whitford's character, a man with kids from his...
July 22, 2013 |
It's vegan and gluten-free. It's good for your teeth. It's minty. And it's for oral sex. It's Blowpaste. The water-based lubricant Jasmine Ejan and boyfriend Steven Guistolise of Edgewater dreamed up hit the market in late-April, and now the couple plans on taking their concoction national. It's an idea Ejan said she's had for years -- her entrepreneurial spirit inspired by shows like "Shark Tank" and the invention itself stemming from a practical problem. “Basically, you brush your teeth, then you're about to do the deed,...
November 5, 2013 |
EAT GRAND OPENING PRIX FIXE Macku Signature 2925 N. Halsted St. 773-360-8816 Turn your taste buds over to chef-owner Macku Chan - also of Lincoln Park spot Macku Sushi - who prepares a venison in curry sauce entree, five types of nigiri, carrot soup with Alaskan king crab, sashimi and makimono with wine and sake pairings and live jazz (6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday) to set the scene. 5-10 p.m. Through Sunday. $45. RSVP recommended. TUESDAY BURGER SPECIAL Public House 400 N. State St. 312-265-1240 Save the big...
September 16, 2013 |
What's happened to Olivia Pope and the gladiators since last season's cliffhanger? You don't want to miss the return of "Scandal" or any of your favorite shows, so I've put together this list of premiere dates for returning series. Remember, dates and times are subject to change. All times are Central. For a roundup of 26 new scripted series on the major networks, click here. For a complete September premiere list, click here. Monday, Sept. 16 "Bones," 7 p.m., Fox "Dancing with the Stars," 7 p.m., ABC ...
May 13, 2013 |
Chicago native Danny Pudi and “Community” fans got a big surprise Friday during a flurry of news about what we'll be watching on the TV networks this fall. The beleaguered NBC sitcom has been renewed for fifth season. “Wild times and I truly didn't know what to expect. But that's always been our show--we never know what to expect,” Pudi wrote in an email. “Gotta thank the fans [and] my mom … for cheering on the Greendale gang. GO BULLS!” Did I mention Pudi's from Chicago?