| May 17, 2014
| 8:49 PM
If one of the hallmarks of true greatness is consistency, NBC Sports is a truly great operation, because again, it came, it covered, it turned in another top-notch Preakness telecast.
Covering a horse race for a mainstream audience is not nearly as easy...
| May 19, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Baltimore County officials co-opted the media coverage of a man's invasion of the WMAR-TV studios in Towson last week — the latest in a string of news events in which politicians were given center stage for no apparent reason.
| May 20, 2014
| 9:50 AM
UPDATE, 5/20: Part 2 of this landmark documentary airs tonight at 10 on MPT, and it is not to be missed.
From Verizon being ordered to hand over phone records of its customers, to James Clapper, director of national intelligence, lying to Congress about...
| May 23, 2014
The Sundays At Three Chamber Music Series presents the Aeolus Quartet at 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, May 31-June 1, at 4222 Club Court in Ellicott City. Venue is a private residence with performance space and seating on two levels,...
| May 22, 2014
| 5:14 PM
Verizon Communications announced this week that its expanded Fios DVR television service is now available in the Baltimore region.
The Quantum TV set top box can record six or 12 programs at once, depending on the customer's service plan, said Harry J....
| May 24, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It was almost like old times last week watching CNN’s wall-to-wall coverage of the Veterans Affairs scandal story.
I mean the good old times, when cable TV news mattered because it was doing journalism — not right- or left-wing talking points...
| May 13, 2014
| 6:58 AM
Add another notch to the ‘Mad Men’ victim tally. On Sunday's episode, "The Runaways," Michael Ginsberg suffers a psychotic breakdown and slashes his nipple off, as a grand romantic gesture for Peggy.
Sympathy pains never felt so real....
| May 27, 2014
| 8:09 PM
In TV terms, there were two winners and one clear loser in Tuesday's night gubernatorial debate on WBFF-TV.
The winners: State Delegate Heather Mizeur and the TV station itself.
The loser: Lt. Governor Anthony Brown, who declined to participate in...
| May 29, 2014
| 9:58 AM
Baltimore theater fans are hard-pressed as of late to find a reason to leave the city with so much available right at home: superb local theater companies and community theaters and the renovated Hippodrome. It's a welcome revival of an industry the...
| May 27, 2014
| 7:01 PM
With the front-runner in the race conspicuously absent, Democratic gubernatorial candidates Douglas F. Gansler and Heather R. Mizeur disagreed — politely — during a debate Tuesday night, with Gansler saving the brunt of his criticism for the...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:57 AM
HBO’s "The Normal Heart" will do something to you that TV rarely does: rock you to your emotional roots.
The power of this HBO movie starring Mark Ruffalo, Julia Roberts and Jim Parsons is such that you can forget about turning off the TV after the...
| May 31, 2014
| 8:10 AM
From Rep. Elijah E. Cummings playing a leading role in televised hearings on American deaths in Benghazi, to the Game Show Network visiting a Baltimore church to play matchmaker for a member of the congregation, there is going to be a distinct local...