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Z on TV Critic David Zurawik writes about the business and culture of TV
Derek Waters snags Lin-Manuel Miranda for new season of 'Drunk History'

Lin-Manuel Miranda, of "Hamilton," will be taking viewers of "Drunk History" back to a tipsy version of the rivalry in colonial America between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, Comedy Central announced.

The new season of 10 episodes of the series co-created by Baltimore native Derek Waters arrives Sept. 27.

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Roger Ailes' monstrous legacy: Fox News chief changed TV, culture for the worse

Monsters don't die easy.

That's the thought I had all week as I reported the story of Fox News CEO Roger Ailes negotiating the terms of his departure from the channel he founded.

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Roger Ailes on his way out at Fox, report says

Roger Ailes' tenure as the leader of Fox News may be coming to an end, according to a report by Gabriel Sherman of New York magazine.

According to Sherman, it is no longer a matter of if Ailes will be dismissed but rather when it will happen in the wake of a sexual harassment lawsuit by former Fox show host Gretchen Carlson.

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Rice verdict gets less play, but is put in context on larger national stories on cable

Coming between the shooting death of three Baton Rouge police officers and the start of a law-and-order-themed GOP convention, it is not surprising that the not-guilty verdict for Lt. Brian Rice in the death of Freddie Gray did not get more national coverage today.

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RNC sure to be a media cauldron, could be where Trump gets mojo back

Donald Trump calling himself "the law and order candidate." Protests scheduled on the streets of Cleveland. More cameras than have ever been assembled for a political convention. And a nation very much on edge.

The Republican National Convention, which starts Monday, is one mix of media, politics and culture that definitely bears watching.

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WBAL, Ravens extend media relationship to 2022

WBAL and the Baltimore Ravens are extending their media relationship through 2022, the two parties said Friday.

The six-year agreement extends the partnership that started in 2011 and was set to expire this year.

The deal will keep WBAL radio and WIYY (98 Rock) as the AM and FM flagship stations for the Ravens.

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