| Sep 14, 2014
| 5:40 AM
"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...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 9:47 AM
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...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 11:07 AM
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,...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 9:25 AM
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.
| Sep 12, 2014
| 7:41 PM
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...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 2:39 PM
[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...
| Sep 13, 2014
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....
| Sep 11, 2014
| 11:10 PM
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...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 2:00 PM
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...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 4:29 AM
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...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 9:57 AM
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...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 8:00 AM
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...