| Dec 19, 2011
| 8:39 PM
Ron Smith, who came to Baltimore 38 years ago as a weekend TV anchorman but found his greatest success on radio as WBAL's "Voice of Reason," died Monday night of pancreatic cancer at his home in Shrewsbury, Pa.. He was 70.
Mr. Smith spent more than 26...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 3:55 PM
Fireworks will light the sky over the Inner Harbor on New Year's Eve after a donation from The Baltimore Sun allowed organizers to meet their fundraising goal for putting on the annual display.
The Sun will serve as presenting sponsor for the 34-year-...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 8:25 PM
Ruth L. Thomas, whose philanthropic interests ranged from medical and educational institutions to helping newly arrived immigrants, died Wednesday of complications from a stroke at Springhouse Assisted-Living in Pikesville.
Mrs. Thomas would have...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 6:33 PM
An audience of 849,000 area viewers tuned into WJZ-TV Sunday to see the Baltimore Ravens beat the Houston Texans in the divisional playoff game, station managment said Monday.
That is 3,000 viewers more than the audience that saw the the Ravens and...
| 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 19, 2011
| 2:52 PM
Baltimore viewers haven't been able to watch an NFL football game or any popular Fox program on WBFF the last couple of weeks without seeing a repeated crawl across the bottom of the screen telling them that if they are Verizon FiOS viewer their...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 3:51 PM
Sports reporter Jennifer Royle is leaving Baltimore radio station WJZ-FM (105.7 The Fan) at the end of the Baltimore Ravens season, she said Tuesday.
"I've been going back and forth in my head for months about what I want for myself in 2012," Royle...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 2:45 PM
Tuesday night, radio sports reporter Jennifer Royle confirmed to Z on TV that she was leaving WJZ-FM (105.7 The Fan) at the end of the Ravens season to return to her hometown of Boston.
Wednesday, the 37-year-old journalist talked about her decision,...
| 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...