“Schitt’s Creek” Christmas Special to Air Tomorrow

Everyone knows The Tidbit is pro-Schitt’s Creek, and we’ve been (im)patiently waiting for season 5 to premiere in the new year on POP! But, we must be on the nice list this year because a Schitt’s Creek Christmas Special will be airing tomorrow night. Fans have been wanting a flashback episode to see the Rose…

Reasons We Still Love Rachel (Even If Netflix Doesn’t)

News broke this week that Netflix is taking Friends off of their instant streaming come 2019. People are kind of freaking, but I’m too busy thinking about how long Friends has been around (also, I don’t really care about the Netflix news…I grabbed the complete series on DVD years ago). It’s crazy to me that the…

Shows To Watch To Get Into The Thanksgiving Spirit

Thanksgiving tends to be the holiday that gets lost in the shuffle of attention. There are hardly any Thanksgiving movies, like there are Christmas and Halloween movies. People don’t tend to decorate very much for Turkey Day. However, this third Thursday in November has always been my favorite as it’s usually a laid back day…

Tom Dreesen Offers Touching Advice

Tom Dreesen returns home Comedy legend Tom Dreesen recently returned home to Chicago to share a few words with a small group of fans at WLS-AM 890, an event hosted by Chicago radio personalities, Bob Sirott and Marianne Murciano. Before Dreesen came out to address the crowd, Sirott and Murciano explained that this was their…

‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ Pops Up in Chicago, 60654

Even though Chicago’s been hit with consistent 50 degree weather, Friday felt like a hot Los Angeles night. Ironside Bar & Galley in River North is hosting one of the latest pop-ups: Peach Pit After Dark. For those of you who may not know, the Peach Pit was the major diner hang on the hit…

Actress and PR Maven, Laura Orrico, Shares Tidbits of Her Success

Everyone has a dream. We all grew up wanting to be firefighters or doctors or artists, but how many of us actually followed those paths? For most of us, our dreams become a distant thought as we take the more practical route – and there is nothing wrong with that. However, there is something to…

Film and TV Actor, Gary Ray Moore, to Receive Courage Award

Tonight, film and television actor, Gary Ray Moore, will be presented with the Stephanie Digeno Courage Award from the Asheville Film Festival. Moore, best known for his role as Jack Warton on Netflix’s House of Cards, recently overcame his battle with cancer and is the first recipient of this Courage Award. The Tidbit spoke with…

Don Stark of “That ’70s Show” Talks Ups and Downs of Show Business

It is often said that if you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life. However, getting that job that doesn’t feel like a job can itself be a lot of work. Actor Don Stark has been very successful in his four-decade long career in film and television, but acknowledges that this is not something that happened…

The Tidbit’s Guide To Being a Movie/TV Extra

It was August of 2012 the first time I had a true, introspective evaluation of “what the heck am I doing with my life?” I had just started my freshman year of college at Illinois State University, majoring in special education, but none of what was happening was sitting right with me. After a few days…

The Tidbit’s Guide to ’90s Sitcom Locations in NYC

Last summer, I visited New York City for the very first time. Being that New York is the city that never sleeps, I had a long list of things I wanted to see during this long weekend. However, being such a film and TV nerd, I always try to see any possible filming locations while…

Carol Burnett Sells Out Chicago Theatre and is As Fabulous As Ever

The Chicago Theatre was alive with laughter on a rainy June night, as comedy legend Carol Burnett, 85, conducted a Q&A with a sold out crowd. The audience, comprised of approximately 3,600 people ranging in ages with single digits to ages near triple, had the opportunity to ask Ms. Burnett their best questions. The stage…