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  • WJZ-TV tops major newscasts in January with adult viewers

    WJZ-TV tops major newscasts in January with adult viewers
    WJZ-TV enjoyed one of its most successful ratings books ever in January winning all competitive weekday news time periods with viewers 25 to 54 years of age, the demographic on which most TV news ad sales are made. WJZ also won in total viewers in those...
  • Colbert Report suspended? Read on

    Colbert Report suspended? Read on
    Lots of folks are probably suffering symptoms of Colbert-withdrawal due to the sudden -- and unexplained suspension of the Colbert Report's taping. The Washington Post noted: Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report” suddenly canceled taping...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    Plan your week with our guide to everything going on this week MOVIES OPENING (Friday unless otherwise noted) The Debt (Wednesday) Apollo 18 Seven Days in Utopia Shark Night 3D NOTABLE TV Basketball Wives LA (series debut; 8 p.m. Monday; VH1) The Secret...
  • The Emmys telecast: Baltimore native Julie Bowen wins first award of the night

    The Emmys telecast: Baltimore native Julie Bowen wins first award of the night
    "TV is a vast wonderland. There's no place like TV. Except for HBO, it's not TV." That was the opening lyric sung by Jane Lynch, and it left me ice cold. It didn't work as a show tune, and it failed worse in its attempt to cut it as both salute and...
  • Why Viacom will win in its fight with DirecTV: Jon Stewart, SpongeBob and original content

    Why Viacom will win in its fight with DirecTV: Jon Stewart, SpongeBob and original content
    Media companies routinely play chicken in negotiations over such issues as retransmission fees and bundling, terms that mean next to nothing to their customers until one of the companies they subscribe to lets things get out of hand. Usually, that...
  • Nobel Prize gives researcher and Hopkins more exposure

    Nobel Prize gives researcher and Hopkins more exposure
    Few understand the club that Adam Riess joined Tuesday when he received a 5:30 a.m. phone call from Sweden. But Carol Greider received the same call two years ago, and soon she'll sit with her Johns Hopkins University colleague and tell him what it's...
  • Baltimore Police car stands in for Sanford Police in Daily Show segment

    Baltimore Police car stands in for Sanford Police in Daily Show segment
    Say what you will about the controversies the Baltimore Police Department has found itself embroiled in over the years, but we can say definitely that they're not involved in the Trayvon Martin case. That's the Sanford Police Department, outside Orlando,...
  • No charges for Orioles' Opening Day field jumper

    No charges for Orioles' Opening Day field jumper
    Fans who rush a professional sports field have to weigh the pros and cons — a few moments of glory offset by spending time in a jail cell and possibly facing criminal charges. But while the cape-wearing, clad-in-Batman-undies spectator who...
  • Jon Stewart can't move past his flawed Fox interview

    Jon Stewart can't move past his flawed Fox interview
    I think it is time for fans of Jon Stewart to start worrying about him. He has not been right since the day CNN confronted his friend, Anthony Weiner, outside the then-congressman's office -- and Stewart attacked CNN for doing its job. Stewart has been...
  • Glenn Beck ends Fox run with an empty, banal hour

    Glenn Beck ends Fox run with an empty, banal hour
    In the end, Glenn Beck's last hour on Fox News Thursday after 2 and 1/2 years of considerable controversy, was relatively quiet, banal and kind of pathetic. Beck told viewers several times how "amazing" the last 2 and 1/2 years have been. It was an...
  • Michael Ian Black: Somewhat 'Famous'

    Michael Ian Black: Somewhat 'Famous'
    Michael Ian Black facetiously named his stand-up special "Very Famous" — but it's true, depending on whom you ask. Black, the snarky comedian best known for his pop-culture takedowns on VH1, is a cult-hero for his work on MTV's '90s sketch-comedy...
  • J.B. Smoove brings the ruckus on stage and on camera

    J.B. Smoove brings the ruckus on stage and on camera
    "The Best of Leon," "My Favorite Leon Part," "Leon Awesomeness" — these are all YouTube titles. The clips are taken from Larry David's long-running HBO sitcom, "Curb Your Enthusiasm." In the videos, David, the show's neurotic protagonist, is a mere...