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Television Industry

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  • PBS makes great television out of Baltimore's 'Star-Spangled' concert

    PBS makes great television out of Baltimore's 'Star-Spangled' concert
    "Great Performances," the PBS showcase of American performing arts, came to town for the Star-Spangled Spectacular concert at Pier Six Saturday night and showed how to make great, live television. On paper, the lineup of talent for the concert...
  • Sinclair Broadcast signs first syndication deal for Ring of Honor Wrestling

    Sinclair Broadcast signs first syndication deal for Ring of Honor Wrestling
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has signed its first syndication deal for its Ring of Honor Wrestling program, the Hunt Valley-based broadcaster announced late Tuesday. MyNet station WATL-TV in Atlanta will begin airing Ring of Honor weekly on Saturdays...
  • Star-Spangled Spectacular concert at Pier Six features BSO, diverse lineup

    Star-Spangled Spectacular concert at Pier Six features BSO, diverse lineup
    Far from the smoothest production imaginable, and a little too reminiscent of a typical, lightweight PBS fundraiser, the "Star-Spangled Spectacular" concert Saturday night at Pier Six nonetheless delivered a decent level of entertainment for a sizable,...
  • In 'House of Cards,' clothes make the Underwoods

    In 'House of Cards,' clothes make the Underwoods
    The conniving politician at the center of the Netflix drama "House of Cards" is named Frank, but he's anything but honest, forthright and direct. His wife was christened Claire — an ironic choice for a woman who always has an ulterior motive. Even...
  • Orioles' Chris Davis suspended 25 games after testing positive for amphetamine

    Orioles' Chris Davis suspended 25 games after testing positive for amphetamine
    Orioles infielder Chris Davis, Major League Baseball's most prodigious home run hitter last season and an outspoken opponent of performing-enhancing drugs, was suspended for 25 games Friday by the league for testing positive for the drug Adderall. It...
  • [UPDATE] CBS 'Thursday Night Football' draws 20.8 million in premiere

    [UPDATE] CBS 'Thursday Night Football' draws 20.8 million in premiere
    [UPDATE] The premiere of CBS "Thursday Night Football" drew an average audience 20.8 million viewers making it the second highest rated show on TV behind only NBC's "Sunday Night Football." The size of that audience for the Ravens 26-6 win over the...
  • The Bard gets new 'Globe-ish' digs in Baltimore

    The Bard gets new 'Globe-ish' digs in Baltimore
    For the past 12 years, the name Chesapeake Shakespeare Company has been most associated with its outdoor productions in summer and fall, reached by trekking up a hill to the rustic ruins of Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park in Ellicott City....
  • CBS makes a bold, winning call in 'Thursday Night Football' premiere

    CBS makes a bold, winning call in 'Thursday Night Football' premiere
    The premiere of “Thursday Night Football” on CBS was a winner in my book before a second of the game between the Ravens and the Pittsburgh Steelers was played at M&T Bank Stadium. Given the nuclear fallout all week from the TMZ video that...
  • Businesses anticipating major tourism boost from Star-Spangled Spectacular

    Businesses anticipating major tourism boost from Star-Spangled Spectacular
    As the nation's eyes turn to Baltimore for the bicentennial commemoration of the War of 1812 next week, city leaders hope to capitalize on what one official called "the largest tourism event in our city's history" and the chance to showcase the city in...
  • Star chefs lay it on the table at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

    Star chefs lay it on the table at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore
    You can thank Wolfgang Puck. The era of good casino dining is generally traced back to 1992, when the Los Angeles-based chef opened a version of his famed Hollywood restaurant, Spago, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. From then on, you didn't have to...
  • 'Uber' model appeals to pols [Commentary]

    'Uber' model appeals to pols [Commentary]
    Uber has pulled off what few others can these days: The beloved car service has united politicians of all persuasions. Republicans, Democrats and Libertarians are all vying to outdo each other in portraying the popular ride-sharing company and its...
  • Big changes in store for CBS' NFL coverage this season

    Big changes in store for CBS' NFL coverage this season
    Far and away, the biggest story in NFL television coverage this fall is the arrival of "Thursday Night Football" to the CBS prime-time schedule Sept. 11 with a matchup between the Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers. Just as NBC's "Sunday Night Football" has...