TV & Media

Only network TV show being filmed in Minn. won't be renewed

ABC cited low ratings for not renewing the docudrama.

Home video: 'Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2' is so spaced out

Rocket (voiced by Bradley Cooper) and Groot (Vin Diesel) in “Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2.”

"Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2" gleefully triumphs as the best Marvel movie so far.


Joss Whedon is a 'hypocrite preaching feminist ideals,' ex-wife Kai Cole says

"There is misinformation out there and I feel the best way to clear up the situation is to tell my truth," she says.


TV picks for Aug. 23: Melissa Peterman, 'Tumbleleaf,' 'The Farthest – Voyager in Space'

Home cookingSince Melissa Peterman grew up in Minnesota, we just assumed she made a mean hot dish. Turns out that may not be the case.…


Game of Thrones: Can Night King win with top-down economy?

It was dragons vs. zombies in fiery combat during this week's "Game of Thrones," a battle that likely provides just a hint of what lies ahead in HBO's hit series.


TV picks for Aug. 22: Yara Shahidi, 'Good Karma Hospital,' 'Silence of the Lambs'

Instant karmaMedical series have become as routine — and discomforting — as physical exams, with most of them following pretty much the same prescription. "The…


The first televised 'Wonder Woman'

Q: I remember an ABC movie of "Wonder Woman" with Cathy Lee Crosby and Ricardo Montalban. What is the exact title and is it available…


TV picks for Aug. 21: Solar eclipse, 'Dirty Dancing,' 'My Wife and Kids'

MoonshadowThose who want to take in the solar eclipse without craning their necks have plenty of opportunities to experience the phenomenon at eye level from…


TV picks for Aug. 20-24: 'The Good Karma Hospital,' 'Episodes,' 'The Farthest – Voyager in Space'

He’ll be there for you Few TV actors show as much range these days as former “Friends” star Matt LeBlanc, simultaneously starring in CBS’ by-the-books…


Leah Remini slams Tom Cruise as 'diabolical,' not a good person

Leah Remini did not hold back when she was asked whether Tom Cruise was a good person during a Reddit AMA about Scientology earlier this week.


TV picks for Aug. 19-20: 'The Defenders,' 'Endeavour,' 'Dice'

A league of their own Accommodating many superheroes at once can be a formula for success (“The Avengers”) or disaster (“Batman v. Superman: Dawn of…


Big names add up to a net gain for Netflix

ABC showrunner Shonda Rhimes isn't the only star whom streaming giant Netflix has lured to create original programming with few strings attached.


Ikea shows how to turn its rug into a 'Game of Thrones' cape, just as HBO does

Winter is coming and the Nordic superstore wants "Game of Thrones" fans to have their own Jon Snow cape.


TV picks for Aug. 18-20: Tiffany Haddish, 'Spider-Man' 'Jersey Shore,' Matt LeBlanc

Long, strange tripAnyone who's seen "The Carmichael Show" or the recent film "Girls Trip" knows that scene-stealer Tiffany Haddish is a force of nature, but…


TV talk-show highlights Aug. 18

Morning7 a.m.Today XPRIZE Foundation CEO Marcus Shingles, actor Nat Wolff. (KARE, Ch. 11)Good Morning America Singer and songwriter ­Demi Lovato performs. (KSTP, Ch.…


Meet Minnesota's latest 'Project Runway' star, a pioneer of 'Lolita' fashion

Fashion designer Samantha Rei is inspired by storybooks and pop culture.


TV picks for Aug. 17: 'Project Runway,' 'Mary Tyler Moore,' 'Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce'

Clothes call Those vying for attention on Season 16 of “Project Runway” include Samantha Rei, a 36-year-old designer from the Twin Cities who gives a…


Lessons learned, love returned: Minnesota sportscaster Joe Boyle dies

The former Twins, North Stars and ESPN broadcaster, whose partners included Harmon Killebrew and Dick Vitale, set a trail that his son has followed in sports play-by-play.


It's 'Adventure Time' for a Minnesota comic-book artist

Kevin Cannon was tapped to write a few issues of the TV-show spinoff after an editor read his graphic novel "Far Arden."