| Mar 1, 2013
| 1:31 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s stock soared a day after it announced plans to buy 18 television stations owned by Barrington Broadcasting Group for $370 million.
The Hunt Valley broadcaster's stock leapt 12.7 percent to end Friday at $15.88 a share....
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Sinclair Broadcast Group is warning DirecTV customers in Baltimore and other markets they could lose access to Sinclair-owned stations starting March 1 because of an inability to reach agreement over the amount the satellite company pays to carry the...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Dear Whomever is in Charge of Customer Service for DirecTV:
All I wanted was to watch the game.
I was back in my hotel room after a long day, and I figured, what better way to unwind? Now, the game wasn't available on the hotel channels, but I've...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 12:20 PM
From Baron Ambrosia dueling with John Waters on the Cooking Channel on Friday, to Adam Richman featuring Faidley's crab cake sandwich this week on the Travel Channel, Baltimore has been getting its share of foodie TV lately.
But it looks to be mere...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 7:08 AM
More and more these days, it seems as if the most interesting TV projects are coming from new and different places. "House of Cards," which Netflix is making in Baltimore, leads the parade. But DirecTV is getting in the game, too, and this week debuts...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Media companies routinely play chicken in negotiations over such issues as retransmission fees and bundling, terms that mean next to nothing to their customers until one of the companies they subscribe to lets things get out of hand.
| Jul 18, 2012
| 10:37 AM
DirecTV subscribers have lost"SpongeBob SquarePants," "The Daily Show" and "Mob Wives."
Unable to reach a deal with Viacom, parent of several popular cable channels, including MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and VH1, DirecTV is no longer carrying the...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 12:33 PM
A rundown of what's going on the week of 2/13-2/19.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance
The Secret World of Arriety
This Means War
BET Honors (special; 9 p.m.; BET)
Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:59 AM
Fresh off his star turn as Indiana Jones, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot is trying his hand at making parody videos.
No, he's not joining the throngs who've recast "Call Me Maybe." But he has reworked the popular and rather silly DirecTV "Don't...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 3:16 PM
The unexpected offer of temporary use of a small storefront at 827 Frederick Road has raised the profile of Believe in Tomorrow Children's Foundation in the Catonsville community, even as the local nonprofit celebrates its 30th anniversary this year....
| Nov 20, 2012
| 5:58 AM
What makes the University of Maryland's move to the Big Ten look like such a winner is the school's participation in the Big Ten Network, one of collegiate sports' most successful and savvy TV operations, with its audience of 80 million homes.
| Nov 19, 2012
| 9:38 PM
Phelps, Schmitt, Ledecky win Golden Goggle honors
Michael Phelps of Baltimore was named Male Athlete of the Year on Monday night at the USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards, held at the New York Marriott Marquis. Phelps capped his career at...