‘Rookie’s' Fillion was ready to start over

Titus Makin (left), Melissa O’Neil and Nathan Fillion take instructions in the squad room of ABC’s new series, “The Rookie.” The show stars Fillion as the LAPD’s oldest recruit. (Tony Rivetti/ABC)

In his new role on ABC’s “The Rookie,” he plays a rookie cop.

Robin Givens happy to bring adult element to ‘Riverdale’

Robin Givens (C Olivera/Sipa USA/TNS)

“People my age reminisce about this time and then there is a new audience just meeting these characters for the first time.”

Faith plays pivotal role in life of ‘God Friended Me’ star

Brandon Micheal Hall stars in CBS’s comedy “God Friended Me.”(Jonathan Wenk/CBS)

“I grew up in the church, reading the Bible, going to church three times a day — Southern Baptist — you were IN the church."

Puppeteer who played Big Bird on 'Sesame Street' retiring

Caroll Spinney in 2008 (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

The puppeteer who has played Big Bird on "Sesame Street" is retiring after nearly 50 years on the show

10.5 million viewers watch ‘The Conners’ mourn the death of Roseanne

It's on par with the audience levels for “Roseanne” at the end of last season.





Sunset with the Tuesday Night Paddlers

Is there any place on earth more stunning right now than this very spot?

Rick's List -- Annual Halloween Edition

We think of certain things or activities as being “wastes of time.” They are not worthy of our energy or even contemplation. More and more, observing society both at large and in the pinball game I like to call my immediate...


Upcoming concerts and shows

Martin Short, Steve Martin — Feb. 16 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $65-$251

Weezer, Pixies — March 16 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $60-$95

Third Eye Blind — Dec. 15 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale now; $39.50-$79.50

Bowzer's Rock 'N' Doo-Wop Party — Jan. 20 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Monday; $25, $35

Patton Oswalt — March 2 at The Vets, Providence; tickets on sale now; $39.50-$69.50

Walk the Moon — Feb. 2 at College Street Music Hall, New Haven; tickets on sale now; $35-$40