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  • Sean Hayes plays gay dad in new NBC sitcom

    Sean Hayes plays gay dad in new NBC sitcom
    As the television networks announced their fall schedules during this week's upfronts, news was pretty mixed for TV's LGBT characters. The good news first: Former "Will & Grace" star Sean Hayes is returning to NBC with a new sitcom bound to touch on gay...
  • Was 'The New Normal' truly the new normal?

    Was 'The New Normal' truly the new normal?
    "The New Normal" was supposed to be the new normal. After "Modern Family" brought two gay dads into the spotlight on ABC, NBC was bringing audiences a show that put a gay family at its center. "The New Normal" executive producer Ryan Murphy had...
  • CNN, MSNBC, Fox show true colors in choice of stories this week

    CNN, MSNBC, Fox show true colors in choice of stories this week
    Last week was a great one for cable news watching. Not because any one channel did such outstanding work, but rather because several stories clamored simultaneously for the camera’s attention. The choices that a channel makes in such situations are...
  • Jacoby and Karina get in some overtime on 'Dancing with the Stars'

    Jacoby and Karina get in some overtime on 'Dancing with the Stars'
    On Latin Night, Jacoby Jones and partner Karina Smirnoff lead off the dancing with a salsa dance. There’s a new twist this week where whichever couple scores highest on their regular dance will get “immunity” and the other couples will...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' recap, Jacoby and Karina rock the place

    'Dancing With the Stars' recap, Jacoby and Karina rock the place
    It's "Latin Night" and at the top of the show, Tom tells us the stars will have "a chance to dance for immunity." I do not like that sound of that one little bit. Mark Ballas is wearing a color-coordinated fedora. Guess how I feel about that. Also, I&...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' recap, Jacoby and Karina are in jeopardy -- briefly

    'Dancing With the Stars' recap, Jacoby and Karina are in jeopardy -- briefly
    The results show opens with Witney and four of the male troupe members doing a Latin number. This is a tremendous showcase for her. And you better believe the camera, and camera man, are loving her. Brooke has a dress that looks like her left bosom is...
  • Boston manhunt brings out best, worst in TV news outlets Friday

    Boston manhunt brings out best, worst in TV news outlets Friday
    After spending 15 hours Friday locked on coverage of the manhunt in Boston, here are my picks for the highs, lows and deeper media stories of this remarkable day and night. The best moment belonged to Diane Sawyer and ABC News for a phone interview...
  • Misoverestimating George W. Bush

    Misoverestimating George W. Bush
    It will be many years yet before historians can make their full assessment of the presidency of George W. Bush, but we have a sneaking suspicion their conclusions will not be nearly as generous as the puffery that has accompanied the opening of his...
  • Sinclair Broadcast to become country's largest TV station owner

    Sinclair Broadcast to become country's largest TV station owner
    When Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. completes three deals announced in the past two months, it will own more television stations across the country than any other company. The Hunt Valley company will operate 134 stations in 69 markets, reaching more...
  • Where our democracy works and where it doesn't

    Where our democracy works and where it doesn't
    Who says American politics is gridlocked? A tidal wave of politicians from both sides of the aisle who just a few years ago opposed same-sex marriage are now coming around to support it. Elected officials who had been against allowing undocumented...
  • New Baltimore Police Commissioner Batts seeks fresh start

    New Baltimore Police Commissioner Batts seeks fresh start
    Baltimore's next police commissioner is walking through a west-side neighborhood with some of the community's most engaged residents, but that's not enough for Anthony W. Batts. He wants to talk to a teacher sipping coffee on her porch. He jogs across...
  • Tragic conclusion to an otherwise stellar year

    Tragic conclusion to an otherwise stellar year
    The murder of 20 children and seven adults in Connecticut brings 2012 to a shocking and sad end. Perhaps a few uplifting stories will dominate the year's waning days, providing a holiday boost. And we should remember the inspiring sub-stories from...