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  • Brown hires own makeup artist for debate

    Brown hires own makeup artist for debate
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown’s campaign insists he’s no diva. Bringing his own makeup artist to last night’s televised debate was part of his pre-game prep. Before the three Democrat candidates went on stage for the first televised debate...
  • Egging them on [Editorial]

    Egging them on  [Editorial]
    One might have sympathized with Del. Heather Mizeur during Wednesday night's debate among the Democratic gubernatorial candidates when it came her turn to answer a question about whether the Washington Redskins should change its name. It's not that she...
  • Neither Susans nor daisies

    Neither Susans nor daisies
    The story has been told so many times it's taken on a life of its own: Black-eyed Susans don't bloom in time for the Preakness, so the winning horse is instead draped with a blanket of yellow daisies whose centers have been painted so they look like...
  • After a trying few years, Orioles legend Brooks Robinson 'getting stronger every day'

    After a trying few years, Orioles legend Brooks Robinson 'getting stronger every day'
    Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson has been through a lot over the past several years, but he clearly hasn't lost his sense of humor. During a question-and-answer session before joining NBC Sports broadcaster Bob Costas for a fundraiser at Caves Valley...
  • NBC Sports delivers again on Preakness coverage

    NBC Sports delivers again on Preakness coverage
    If one of the hallmarks of true greatness is consistency, NBC Sports is a truly great operation, because again, it came, it covered, it turned in another top-notch Preakness telecast. Covering a horse race for a mainstream audience is not nearly as easy...
  • NBC Preakness ratings up 5 percent from last year

    NBC Preakness ratings up 5 percent from last year
    The national overnight ratings for NBC's Preakness coverage were up 5 percent over last year -- the best numbers since 2010. The 6.3/15 rating and share means 6.3 percent of all TV homes were tuned to the race, with 15 percent of the sets in use at...
  • David Letterman says he will retire at end of 2015

    David Letterman says he will retire at end of 2015
    The changing of the guard in latenight TV continues with David Letterman today telling a studio audience that he plans to retire at the end of 2015 after what will be 22 years on CBS. The 66-year-old comedian is network TV's longest running latenight...
  • 'Trip to Bountiful' small moment of redemption for Lifetime

    'Trip to Bountiful' small moment of redemption for Lifetime
    I stopped paying much attention to Lifetime after the cable channel branded itself “Television for Women” in the 1990s and started offering exploitative made-for-TV movies like the 1997 production of “My Stepson, My Lover” with...
  • WBAL apologizes for reporting on Columbia Mall shooting

    WBAL apologizes for reporting on Columbia Mall shooting
    In the wake of Howard County Police saying definitively Wednesday that there was no "domestic" motive for the Columbia Mall shooting in January that left three people dead, WBAL apologized for its reporting on the story. Most of that bad reporting...
  • 'NBC Sunday Night Football' still the best in television

    'NBC Sunday Night Football' still the best in television
    It was true last year, and it was true again Thanksgiving night: No one does the NFL like “NBC Sunday Night Football.” From the opening aerial shots making even old Baltimore look all glittery and glam, to Bob Costas welcoming tens of...
  • Baltimore, Pittsburgh 'tie' with big TV ratings on Thanksgiving

    Baltimore, Pittsburgh 'tie' with big TV ratings on Thanksgiving
    The Ravens won Thursday's battle at M&T Bank Stadium, 22-20, but Baltimore and Pittsburgh essentially finished in a tie in TV viewing of the game. Both audiences were big. In Pittsburgh, the game drew a 38.3 rating and 63 share, while in Baltimore...
  • 'PBS NewsHour' - on the brink of marginalization, extinction?

    “PBS NewsHour,” once one of the nation’s most influential broadcasts, is on the brink of marginalization — if not extinction. And for those of us who believe TV needs at least one noncommercial, nightly, national newscast in...