12/2 Host Chat  

Steve debates with TCL Movie Critic Paul McGuire Grimes about whether or not “It’s A Wonderful Life” should be considered a holiday movie. 

12/2 Movie Trip  

Paul reviews two possible Oscar nominees  in theaters right now.  Head to his website to see his interview with Marlon West, head Animator form Disney’s Mona.

Kid Connection: Kortez  

TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson introduces us to school age children looking for a place to call home.  She met thirteen year old Kortez and took him to make a stuffed animal at Build-A-Bear.  What she learned was that what he really wants is something much more important.

The Happy Medium: Speaking the Language of Intuition  

It's been 7-years since our next guest has written a book and we'd say it's about time! Our Happy Medium is one of our most asked about guests so it's no wonder her fans have been anxiously awaiting the pen to hit the paper.

Ask the Derm: How Can I Get Natural Full Lips?  

It's no secret that many of the Real Housewives have had a little somethin' somethin' done...especially the lips.  Lisa Rinna from the Beverly Hills franchise, openly admits she's no stranger to over-plumping them up and has said it was a big mistake.

Uptown Woodworks  

What started as a fun, creative outlet has now turned into a business for two young entrepreneurs. Garret Faust and Harrison Blankenship met through a mutual friend. They hit it off and realized they could create unique wood pieces for art in just about any setting and that’s when Uptown Woodworks was born.

A Dedication to Prince  

The December 2016 issue of Mpls.St.Paul Magazine is dedicated to a Minnesota icon. Stories about Prince from those who knew him best are highlighted, going all the way back to his childhood in Minneapolis. Chris Clayton, the Deputy Editor at Large for Mpls.St.Paul Magazine shares some of his favorite tales from months of research.

11/23 Host Chat   Back To Top

It’s a funday from the kids in Northfield!

Crayola Store Shopping Spree   Back To Top

TCL’s Kelli Hanson was Live at the Crayola Store at Mall of America where three kids paired up with a U.S. Marine to shop till they drop, or for at least 64-seconds! The Shopping Spree is an annual tradition for Crayola, which will also hold the same event in Pennsylvania and Florida. The bundles were duplicated and donated to Toys for Tots this holiday season.


11/22 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth and Steve visited with a bunch of kids from Northfield.

11/21 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve & Elizabeth are already talking about  Black Friday.

"A Black Night for the Bluegrass Belle" Author Ian Punnett   Back To Top

The death of Verna Garr Taylor was ruled a suicide back in 1936. But lots of questions about her death remain, especially within her own family. Former radio personality Ian Punnett's grandmother was Verna's first cousin and he was inspired to tell the true version of what happened that night. 

11/18 Host Chat   Back To Top

We put a call out and boy did we get a response!  Flemish Giants are loose in the studio!

11/16 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth and Steve chat about a few things.

11/15 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth and Steve chat about a very emotional performance on Dancing with the Stars.

11/14 Host Chat Back To Top

Elizabeth and Steve catch up on some of today’s topics.

Friday Funday at U.S. Bank Stadium   Back To Top

Steve has some fun at U.S. Bank Stadium during their Holiday Boutique!

Emily Sits Down with Naomi Watts from “Shut In”   Back To Top

Shut In is a new movie starring Naomi Watts. She plays a child psychologist who is trying to cope with the loss of her husband while taking care of her bedridden son. Meanwhile, one of her young patients goes missing. He’s believed to be dead and Naomi starts to believe the child is haunting her.

Kid Connection: Michael   Back To Top

Thursdays on Twin Cities Live we introduce you to a school-aged kid here in Minnesota in need of a family. Meet Michael, a 17-year-old who has a smile you won't soon forget. Michael wanted to go roller skating so Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson took him to the Roller Garden where she learned he can skate and he can dance!

11/10 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth and Steve start the show off without a whole lot to say!  They join in on the “Mannequin Craze!”

11/9 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about the newest events of the day!

Santa’s Arrival at Mall of America   Back To Top

Santa is getting ready for his arrival at Mall of America. He’s back Thursday, November 10th with a special holiday carnival.

11/8 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth and Steve chat about a few things…including the countdown to the mirror ball!

11/7 Host Chat   Back To Top

It’s Hug a Bear Day!  Steve brought the White Bear from White Bear Mitsubishi out and about to see how many hugs he could get!  Richard Herod from White Bear Mitsubishi wants you to text “BEAR” to 42379.  He will donate $1 to Children’s Hospitals & Clinics of MN for every text received before the end of the show today.  Plus, they are donating 250 bears to them if they receive at least 250 texts!

Amy Adams & Jeremy Renner   Back To Top

“Arrival” is a sci-fi movie about a mysterious spacecraft that arrives. A team of experts tries to make contact to figure out who they are and why they are here.

11/3 What's Happening This Weekend   Back To Top

TCL's Local Guy About Town, Mike Marcotte, shares his picks for What's Happening This Weekend.

11/3 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth and Steve chat about a few things…including World Series Champion Cubs!

CMA Red Carpet Preview   Back To Top

TCL’s Kelli Hanson is getting ready to hit the red carpet for the Country Music Association Awards.  She lets us in on a little sneak peek!

11/2 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a few things.

"Becoming George Washington"   Back To Top

The story behind George Washington before he became president is captured in a book by a Minnesota author. Elizabeth selected "Becoming George Washington" as a Twin Cities Live Book Club pick. Stephen Yoch stops by to talk about George's romances, marriage, and his rags-to-riches story.

11/1 Host Chat   Back To Top

Happy November!

St. James Hotel Ghost Hunt   Back To Top

Every Halloween we send our happy medium Jodi Livon and paranormal researcher Dave Schrader to some pretty spooky places!  Cuzzy's Bar in downtown Minneapolis that was once a burlesque house and River City Saloon in Anoka where caskets were built back in the day for the mortuary next door are just a few.

Costume Contest   Back To Top

The audience joined in the Halloween spirit! You got to decide who has the best costume!

10/31 Host Chat   Back To Top

It’s TCL’s Minnesota Halloween!

10/28 Host Chat   Back To Top

It’s their favorite day of the week!  Steve goes out for a little Friday Funday!

Good Company: Twin Cities Magic and Costume   Back To Top

Back in the 1980’s Halloween was not as popular as it is today, but it was certainly the start to something big. Now, adults love getting in on the craze of costumes. But it isn’t just Halloween that is big business for Jim Berg and his business partner. They opened Twin Cities Magic and Costume thirty years ago.

10/26 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a few things.

Medical Assisting Surges in Popularity   Back To Top

When you walk into a clinic, you’re sick, you've got a fever, Maybe you're just stopping in for a flu shot, you expect to see a nurse right? Well often the first person you see is a Medical Assistant.

10/25 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth is back from a short vacation.  She and Steve discuss some topics of the day.

10/24 Host Chat   Back To Top

TCL guest Roshini Rajkumar co-hosts with Steve.

Craftapped: Craft Beer   Back To Top

The twin cities has a huge beer scene. Craft breweries are popping up all over the area. Now, there’s a website that helps you be a part of the beer scene thanks to a unique club.

10/21 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth has the day off so Steve invited the Minnesota who was a finalist to co-host on Live with Kelly!  Lissa Ingaldson joins us.

Trying to Win the Trip   Back To Top

Two contestants get the chance to compete for a trip to Cancun, Mexico courtesy of Funjet Vacations.

10/20 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve, Elizabeth and the whole TCL crew are LIVE at Grand Casino Hinckley for TCL’s Beach Party!

10/19 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a few things.

10/18 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth and Steve chat about a few things…including some more news about Bob Dylan.

Olympian Kristi Yamaguchi   Back To Top

Olympian Kristi Yamaguchi is a world champion on the ice and on the ballroom dance floor. Since her husband is a North Saint Paul native, she visits Minnesota often. This visit to the Twin Cities is for her latest children's book, "Cara's Kindness."

10/17 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a few things.

10/14 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about recent events.

Kid Connection: Still Looking   Back To Top

We have helped several kids find homes but there are still hundreds of school aged kids in Minnesota looking for new families.  Kelli reintroduces us to two teens whose stories she told before.