| Dec 26, 2013
| 9:30 AM
In response David Zurawik's column, "A 'NewsHour' filled with reruns and PBS promotion — not so much the news" (Dec. 19), I have to respectfully disagree. I worked at the NewsHour for two years, from 2011 to 2013, and had been an avid viewer long...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 4:16 AM
Maybe it's the holiday season, but some Ravens fans and readers seemed inspired in their comments on the CBS telecast of the Ravens embarrassing loss to the New England Patriots Sunday.
Here's one from Rick Forno. I asked if I could use his full name...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Kai Jackson, whose departure from WJZ after more than 20 years was first reported here last month, said Thursday that he will be joining Sinclair Broadcasting as its national correspondent based in Washington, D.C.
"Yes, I'm going to Sinclair,"...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 7:38 AM
Earlier this year, I wrote about PBS "NewsHour" losing almost half its audience the last eight years and now averaging under a million viewers a night. I attributed that in part to the program not actually reporting news as much as talking to reporters...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 8:47 PM
After watching ESPN’s “Monday Night Countdown” show, I wondered why they even bothered to play the game.
All I heard for two hours, was how unstoppable Lions receiver Calvin Johnson was, and how all but impossible it was for the Ravens...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Mac McGarry, the avuncular TV quizmaster of “It’s Academic” who spent several decades pitching teenage contestants in Baltimore and Washington fastball trivia questions about topics as diverse as Shakespeare, Michelangelo, Chubby Checker...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Think you've got a future as a magician, acrobat, ventriloquist or plate spinner? Think you've got a talent that could be your one-way ticket to the big time?
Here comes your chance.
Representatives from NBC's "America's Got Talent" will be in...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:55 AM
While you were watching Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade this year, you might have seen some of our neighbors. Sixteen members of the Kangaroo Kids Precision Jump Rope Team jumped for almost three miles along the parade route from Central Park to Herald...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 9:41 AM
A new film premiering in the Baltimore region on Friday features the actor Wendell Pierce, a familiar face to many here, as a conflicted husband and father who has an affair with a teenage boy he meets online.
Pierce, best known for his portrayal of...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 10:18 AM
The rematch of the past two AFC championship games will no longer take place in primetime.
The league announced today that the Dec. 22 game between the Ravens (7-6) and New England Patriots (10-3) at M&T Bank Stadium, which was originally scheduled to...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 7:19 PM
There was lots of mail on the Fox telecast of the Ravens' epic win Sunday over the Vikings.
In the interest of getting more reader reaction into this post, I'll keep my words to a minimum. I'll try anyway. I've noticed the "Z responds" part is sometimes...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 3:00 AM
When Montgomery County Del. Heather Mizeur, who's running for governor, unveiled a proposal to tax and legalize sales of pot, most of the reactions from Maryland politicians were muted — with one Frederick County delegate providing a...