| Jun 16, 2013
| 9:07 PM
Chris Cuomo, one of the hosts of "New Day," sounds like someone who has thought a lot about his TV image and what he's getting into as the point man to make mornings matter at CNN.
"When I was on the morning show, I had a pretty good amount of success,...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:47 AM
For us aging Vietnam War protesters, the secret domestic surveillance revealed by Edward Snowden, a young former CIA contractor, is like a bad flashback.
In 1968, Lyndon Johnson demanded that something be done to curb the demonstrations that were...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Maybe you're a tennis fan, and you found last month's ruling that Comcast did not have to put the Tennis Channel on its basic level of service quite troubling.
Or, more likely, you're a Deadspin reader and you found that website's reprinting of a screed...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 8:01 PM
Cable news was mostly bad news in Day One of the Trayvon Martin trial.
Why am I not shocked that once again 24/7 cable news failed to rise to a big-news occasion loaded with powerful sociological implications?
MSNBC promised fabulous live coverage...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 7:51 PM
What's next for Wes Moore?
In recent months, the best-selling author, Rhodes scholar and TV show host has been attending political events, volunteering in Baltimore's schools, writing op-ed pieces on public policy and talking about government affairs on...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Baltimore’s homegrown all-time Olympic hero was willing to serve his golf apprenticeship in front of a cable television audience as part of the Golf Channel series “The Haney Project.” Now, Michael Phelps is ready to take his new...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 8:42 PM
WBAL-TV says it has gained the rights to simulcast two Baltimore Ravens "Monday Night Football" games this year with ESPN, the cable channel that produces the prime-time telecasts.
The deal the station is scheduled to announce Wednesday is for three...
| May 28, 2013
| 1:49 PM
There was no doubt about which Baltimore station was the one to turn to in the immediate wake of the CSX train derailment Tuesday afternoon in Baltimore County.
For the first 10 minutes or so, WBAL-TV, the Hearst-owned NBC affiliate, was the only...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:45 AM
There's been a lot of news lately - and debate - about new storm-water fees being charged most Baltimore area homeowners. Critics have lambasted them as a "rain tax." City residents have wondered why the fees they'll have to pay are so much higher...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:42 PM
The 2012-2013 TV season is officially over as of midnight Wednesday, but don't look for any clear-cut answer among the final numbers as to what show is No. 1 on prime-time network television this year.
CBS has been relentlessly claiming for months...
| May 17, 2013
| 9:06 AM
Mike Pons has had a busy week.
For starters, Pons, who owns Country Life Farm in Bel Air with his older brother, Josh, was responsible for finding tickets for 80 assorted family members, friends and clients to attend Saturday's 138th running of the...
| May 17, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Nearly a quarter century ago, Gary Stevens was an up-and-coming jockey in Southern California, hoping to make his mark on the sport, put a lot of money in the bank and move on to something else as quickly as possible.
A conversation he had with one of...