| Jan 3, 2011
| 12:36 PM
From the Z on TV blog:
WBAL-TV Monday answered one of the bigger questions of Baltimore media 2011: Who will replace Oprah in Channel 11's afternoon lineup?
The answer is Ellen DeGeneres, according to Jordan Wertlieb, WBAL's general manager.
| Mar 1, 2011
| 9:00 AM
I'm not sure how many of my readers regularly watch ABC's "Dancing With the Stars," but I suspect that number will dwindle now that Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward is joining the cast for the show's 12th season. Well, unless you're hoping Ward will...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 3:16 PM
Hundreds of Howard County residents got out of bed early on Saturday, June 18 to exercise.
The crowd, which gathered in Centennial Park at 8 a.m., had special motivation: They were going for a Guinness World Record for the largest circle training...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 11:54 AM
Has it really been only a month since Oprah Winfrey signed off as host of one of the most successful shows in TV history with "The Oprah Winfrey Show"?
We sure do chew 'em up and forget about 'em fast when in comes to milestones in American life, don't...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 9:50 PM
I am too tired to go crazy about this. And there really are so many hugely more important things going on the world practically every day.
I cannot let the addition of HLN host Nancy Grace to the lineup of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" pass...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 11:24 AM
Longtime WBAL talk-show host Ron Smith announced Monday on-air that he has pancreatic cancer.
The 69-year-old Smith, who has been at the radio station since 1984, said he plans to stay on at WBAL as he seeks treatment.
Smith told listeners Monday at the...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 6:45 AM
Why do I feel that opera talk show host Lisa Simeone is the sacrificial lamb after being fired for supporting Occupy Wall Street in her private life? ("Lisa Simeone confirms her firing from public radio's 'Soundprint' show," Oct. 21).
Putting aside the...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 4:30 PM
In the end, Glenn Beck's last hour on Fox News Thursday after 2 and 1/2 years of considerable controversy, was relatively quiet, banal and kind of pathetic.
Beck told viewers several times how "amazing" the last 2 and 1/2 years have been. It was an...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 10:14 PM
Katie Couric's new syndicated talk show, "Katie," will be airing on WMAR-TV starting next fall, Bill Hooper, the station's general manager said.
The Disney-ABC show will air at either 3 or 4 p.m., both key time slots because of their potential to drive...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 7:16 PM
Three local sports talk show hosts -- Stan "The Fan" Charles, Jerry Coleman and Rob Long -- will be without a home at radio station WVIE (1370 AM) as of Friday morning when the station starts moving to a mainly network news/talk format.
The official move...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:
| Oct 26, 2011
| 9:17 AM
Almost midnight in America ...
As citizens camp out on the streets of American cities to try and express their anger and frustration at the way the country and his administration have failed them, President Obama goes on TV to trade scripted quips with...