| Jul 15, 2012
| 6:29 AM
I am waiting to hear from Fox Sports on what happened at the end of its telecast of the Baltimore Orioles 13-inning victory over the Detroit Tigers on backup catcher Taylor Teagarden's walk-off homerun. But until I do, let's talk about this like grown-...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 8:06 AM
Sunday's Super Bowl scored the third highest overnight rating in history with almost one out of every two households tuned to the game, according to Nielsen Media Research.
The overnight ratings of 47.8 finished behind Super Bowl XLV (Packers-Steelers on...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 4:58 AM
Baltimore native Jason Winer signed a new deal with 20th Century as NBC announced a premiere date for his sitcom, "1600 Penn," according to the trade publication Variety.
The deal will keep the Friends School graduate writing-producing and directing at...
| May 10, 2012
| 9:13 AM
The date — Sept. 6, 1995 — had been circled on calendars, not just in Baltimore, but throughout the country. The countdown for the Orioles' Cal Ripken Jr. to break Lou Gehrig's consecutive-games record had gone on for months.
And yet, if I...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 12:16 PM
The New York Giants victory over the New England Patriots in Sunday's Super Bowl made history as the most watched show ever on television, according to NBC and Nielsen Media Research.
Here's the release from NBC:
Super Bowl XLVI is the most-watched...
| May 15, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. will renew Fox Broadcasting Co. affiliations with 19 of its television stations in an agreement that also allows Sinclair to purchase a Fox-owned station in Baltimore.
Under the agreement with Fox, Sinclair has the option to...
| May 18, 2012
| 1:31 PM
Talk about instant success. Baltimore native Jason Winer doesn't even have a name yet for his Hollywood production company. But he and his two co-creators, "The Book of Mormon" Broadway star Josh Gad and former White House speechwriter Jon Lovett, already...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 8:37 PM
At its core, professional wrestling is about storytelling.
Every writer has good works and bad; it's simply the nature of the beast. Sometimes the simplest stories gain traction when they really shouldn't and become sensations (just ask Stephanie Meyer)....
| Feb 7, 2012
| 8:16 PM
Welcome to a brand-new season with the O.G.s of the O.C.! It’s all back: the big hair, the big boobs and of course, the Botox. And the ladies are opening big. They've been feuding for years and openly planting stories about each other in the...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 8:46 PM
This year's Road to WrestleMania feels like a construction zone.
Momentum is stalled, speed is halted and the scenery doesn't seem to change. Despite all the negatives, the promise of a new, improved motorway lies ahead in the future.
Coming off the...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 5:57 PM
I just walked out of a dark room after spending two hours with the screener for "Game Change," the HBO film about the 2008 Republican presidential campaign of John McCain and Sarah Palin.
Based on a best-selling, non-fiction book about the historic race,...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 2:32 PM
Outside of Barack Obama, one of Tuesday's biggest winners was CNN, which not only presented the best journalism but also finished first among cable channels in viewers.
According to Nielsen's Fast Ratings, CNN was seen by an average audience of 8.8...