| Jan 23, 2012
| 7:46 AM
WJZ-TVreports that 1.112 million area viewers watched the Ravens-Patriots game on Channel 13 Sunday, setting what is believed to be a record for the station, according to general manager Jay Newman.
The game was seen by 78,000 more local viewers than...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Police have found the woman they believe was taking care of the 40 dead animals pulled last week from an east Columbia home, locating her at another house in Columbia with a large number of animals.
"We did go inside," said Elizabeth Schroen, spokeswoman...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 9:33 AM
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...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 3:08 PM
Local TV news ratings in Baltimore are rarely news.
The market has been dominated for a long time by a back-and-forth battle between WJZ and WBAL. Since the mid-1990s, most years ended in some version of a split decision, with both stations claiming...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 1:25 PM
I am off for a few days to deal with some minor medical stuff, and I did not intend to write any reviews, believe me.
But I sat down last night to watch one segment of the preview DVD for "Kennedy Center Honors," and I got up some two hours later...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 5:25 PM
Baltimore State's Attorney Gregg Bernstein said Thursday that no one will face criminal charges in the fatal shooting by police officers of a plainclothes colleague, whom they mistook for a gunman, moving authorities a step closer to closing one of the...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 6:57 AM
At the end of January, I reported what looked like it might be a new order shaping up in Baltimore TV news: Instead of WJZ and WBAL neck and neck, and everyone else trailing, it appeared that WJZ was pulling away from WBAL and taking control of the market...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 4:44 PM
For stations in Baltimore and across the country, Monday is the first day of the post-Oprah Winfrey era.
Llike their counterparts nationwide, stations here will be trying new and (allegedly_ improved shows to grab a piece of the huge audience that the...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 5:37 AM
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
I Don’t Know How She Does It
The Lion King 3-D
Anderson (talk-show premiere; syndicated)
Monday Night Football: New England at Miami (season premiere; 7 p.m.; ESPN)
| Sep 13, 2011
| 10:56 AM
WBAL-TV likes what it sees from the early returns on "Ellen" as its replacement at 4 p.m. for "Oprah."
Monday's premiere opened 64 percent higher than the premiere of the last season on "Oprah" in September 2010.
Perhaps, most impressive is that "Ellen"...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 9:44 AM
As reported yesterday, WBAL's new afternoon strategy of "Ellen" at 4 p.m. opened strong on Monday.
And it did well again on Tuesday in Oprah's old spot with viewers 25 to 54 years of age.
But WJZ, which had tennis on Monday, came roaring back Tuesday...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 1:55 PM
It was deja vu all over again for viewers of WJZ-TV's 11 p.m. news who had watched the "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" earlier Tuesday.
Instead of seeing the Baltimore faces of Denise Koch and Vic Carter at 11 p.m. after a night of CBS new-season...