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Neal Justin is the TV and radio critic for the Star Tribune. He previously covered music and nightlife for the paper.


Former 'Prairie Home' returns for first time since Keillor scandal: 'It's been really hard'

Host Chris Thile talks about bringing the radio show back to the Fitzgerald Theater, saying "the show must go on."


Neal Justin's TV picks for Feb. 21 – Denzel Washington, Joel McHale, Ellen DeGeneres

Soup to nuts Those who miss the snark of “The Soup” may want to sample “The Joel McHale Show With Joel McHale” with the…


Source of Garrison Keillor allegations shocks those close to radio host

Longtime "Prairie Home" employee Dan Rowles alerted MPR after being dismissed from the show, seven show staffers say.


Garrison Keillor's plaque removed from Scholars Walk at University of Minnesota

Garrison Keillor has been removed from the University of Minnesota's Scholars Walk, which pays tribute to students and professors from the university. "I was…


TV picks for Feb. 15: 'Splendor in the Grass,' 'Stargate Origins,' 'Roseanne: The Return'

Natalie Wood shines in "Splendor in the Grass."


TV picks for Feb. 14: 'This Close,' 'He Lied About Everything,' 'Little Women'

More than words Words aren’t always necessary to convey charm and humor, as proven by the new dramedy “This Close.” Deaf actors Shoshannah Stern and…


Star of 'The Chi' is proving to be one of Hollywood's most intriguing leading men

"The Chi" lead actor Jason Mitchell: "I'm a 17-layer cake."


What audiences didn't see on Minneapolis version of 'Jimmy Fallon'

Live edition of "Tonight Show" lived up to the hype — even after the cameras were turned off.


Jimmy Fallon promises surprises in Minneapolis

"Tonight" show host on what's coming after the Super Bowl: "It's a giant show. Justin is pumped."


TV picks for Jan. 31: 'Animals With Cameras,' 'Step Up: High Water,' 'SEAL Team'

Follow the action as animals are outfitted with cameras.