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Television Industry

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  • Reforming university athletics [Commentary]

    Reforming university athletics [Commentary]
    The advent of cable television gave universities vast opportunities to profit from football and basketball, and the large and most lucrative programs dominate the national championship tournaments and earn huge sums. Northwestern's football program...
  • Richard Bankerd, hairstylist

    Richard Bankerd, hairstylist
    Richard Bankerd, a hairstylist who owned a salon and competed in major industry competitions, died of lymphoma May 2 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. A resident of the Mayfield section of Northeast Baltimore, he was 71. "He had trophies that are...
  • Democracy, not capitalism, is failing the middle class [Commentary]

    Democracy, not capitalism, is failing the middle class [Commentary]
    The new book by French economist Thomas Piketty, "Capital in the Twenty-First Century," has rocketed to the top of the Amazon.com bestseller list. It accomplished this feat by offering yet another apocalyptic vision of capitalism in the tradition of...
  • 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;...
  • Center Stage gives area premiere of 'Wild with Happy'

    Center Stage gives area premiere of 'Wild with Happy'
    Journeys of one kind or another — emotional, physical, spiritual — are at the heart of Colman Domingo's 2012 play "Wild with Happy," receiving its Baltimore premiere at Center Stage. There isn't just a road trip in this work, but a car chase....
  • 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...