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  • HBO's 'Normal Heart' is an extraordinary TV movie

    HBO's 'Normal Heart' is an extraordinary TV movie
    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...
  • The end begins for 'Mad Men'

    The end begins for 'Mad Men'
    I have a feeling "Mad Men" is not going to end so happily for some of its fans. I say that after watching Sunday night's opener of the final season and hearing creator Matthew Weiner talk about where the series is going in its last 14 episodes. Before...
  • 'Star-Spangled Spectacular' celebration to be televised live on PBS

    'Star-Spangled Spectacular' celebration to be televised live on PBS
    Baltimore's celebration of the 200th anniversary of the penning of "The Star-Spangled Banner" will be broadcast live during a two-hour episode of PBS' "Great Performances" series on Sept. 13. The show is set for 8 p.m. and will be broadcast live from...
  • How a Republican could win governor's race

    How a Republican could win governor's race
    With one debate down and six weeks to go until Maryland's primary election, the political narrative in the governor's race sounds something like this: Neither Attorney General Doug Gansler nor Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown is dazzling Democratic voters;...
  • Surveillance images give unfiltered feel to WMAR standoff coverage

    Surveillance images give unfiltered feel to WMAR standoff coverage
    An emotionally disturbed man drives a landscaping truck into the lobby of Baltimore TV station WMAR around noon and then spends the afternoon inside the building watching other TV outlets covering his five-hour standoff with police. Sounds like a media...
  • Maryland racing industry embraces new optimism as Preakness approaches

    Maryland racing industry embraces new optimism as Preakness approaches
    It's hard to overstate how bleak an outlook Maryland thoroughbred racing faced as recently as four years ago. Magna Entertainment Corp., which owned Pimlico Race Course and Laurel Park, had declared bankruptcy and squandered a chance to bring...
  • Man in custody after vehicle crashes into TV station in Towson

    Man in custody after vehicle crashes into TV station in Towson
    A man who claimed to be God rammed a stolen landscaping truck into the WMAR television station Tuesday, according to police and employees, barricading himself inside the building for several hours as journalists scrambled to cover their own story from the...
  • Bel Air fire company members subjects of documentary

    Bel Air fire company members subjects of documentary
    Members of the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company are the stars of an online documentary series, whose executive producer is pounding the pavement to get it on television. "It's everything that's still right with this country," Rick Otenasek said of the...
  • Wallace beats Brewster in Harford gubernatorial primary [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, May 21, 1964: Gov. George Wallace won a majority vote in the Harford County over Sen. Daniel Brewster in the Democratic presidential primary held this week in 1964. Also Harford countian Joseph Tydings...
  • NBC Sports delivers again on Preakness coverage

    NBC Sports delivers again on Preakness coverage
    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...
  • The politicians' pawns [Commentary]

    The politicians' pawns [Commentary]
    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. Baltimore County...
  • UPDATE: PBS tells how NSA shredded our privacy and rights - Part 2 tonight

    UPDATE: PBS tells how NSA shredded our privacy and rights - Part 2 tonight
    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...