The Daily Sizzle
“I Love Lucy — Live on Stage” returns to Chicago in December.
Jackie Robinson West continues to rack up the wins — and TV ratings. The team’s steamroll victory Tuesday over Pearland of Texas set a new ratings record in the Chicago market for a Little League World Series game on ESPN networks. The 6:30 p.m. battle logged a 5.7 rating in the Chicago area, which means roughly
Fans of Rosario Dawson — especially those anxious to see her latest film — will have an opportunity to see the actress this weekend. Dawson, joined by co-stars Crystal McCahill — a Chicago native and former Playboy Playmate — and Patricia Rodriguez Vonne, will be at the Hollywood Palms Cinema in Naperville for special
Without question, one of the most admired and durable Hollywood marriages is that of Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson. That’s why a story in In Touch magazine makes one skeptical — reporting that while the couple are currently enjoying being “nearly inseparable” during a holiday at their vacation home on the Greek island of
Who knows if this will go anywhere, but Justin Bieber is again being sued. This time it’s a paparazzo who claims the pop star was behind a brutal attack on the photographer — angry the shutterbug snapped a shot of Bieber cliff-jumping at a beach in Kauai last November. According to the lawsuit, first
Max Weinberg, drummer in Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band and Conan O’Brien’s TV bandleader dined at Harry Caray’s on Kinzie Monday night with his Chicago-based agent Mark Stein — with the duo then heading up to Water Tower Place to check out the new Chicago Sports Museum. … Also at the Kinzie eatery
The 12th season of the best cooking competition on TV, “Top Chef,” kicks off Oct. 15 on Bravo. The culinary battle for $125,000 and “Top Chef” bragging rights will unfold in Boston, where 16 chef-testants will duke it out. Their ranks include Chicago executive sous chef Rebecca LaMalfa, 32, who works at Wicker Park’s Trenchermen.
Disney Channel’s expanded “Replay” block last week was such a hit, the network is going to do it again. And again. The bigger block of old show repeats (by “old,” we mean mostly from the 2000s) launched last Wednesday night and stretched into the wee hours of Thursday morning, from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.
The Badass Dash comes to the Chicago area on Aug. 30.
No one official is commenting, but it’s rumored Katy Perry, Rihanna and Coldplay are at the top of the National Football League’s “wish list” to be the star attraction for the halftime show at Super Bowl XLIX in February. According to the Wall Street Journal, the NFL has “narrowed down the list” to those