| Aug 22, 2014
| 8:30 AM
It’s time for the Emmy Awards again, and I am excited and angry.
More angry than excited, so let’s take a bite out of that apple first.
I’m angry because the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards telecast airs almost a month earlier than usual...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:36 AM
For the best showmen, connection to the crowd is paramount. To achieve it typically requires gestures both large and small.
On Monday, as Justin Timberlake performed the infectious, salsa-inspired “Let the Groove Get In” from a conveyor...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:59 PM
The conventional wisdom says everything on network TV is in decline.
Network news is a dinosaur crawling to the boneyard. The networks don’t have one drama that can start to compete with cable or Netflix. And I dare you to name six sitcoms that you...
| May 12, 2013
| 11:57 AM
NBC Sunday announced that Seth Meyers will replace Jimmy Fallon who is moving up to the "Tonight Show" in 2014.
It's a great choice. Meyers is a huge talent. NBC is going to be much better off once Jay Leno is gone.
Here's the release:
NBC names the...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Jay Leno had to know the head honchos at NBC were gunning for him when he told the following joke last Monday night: "You know the whole legend of St. Patrick, right?" he asked the audience in his opening monologue. "St. Patrick drove all the snakes out...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The Ravens have been fixtures on national television shows since winning Super Bowl XLVII a month ago.
Wide receiver Jacoby Jones will be “Dancing with the Stars.” Head coach John Harbaugh and quarterback Joe Flacco, the Super Bowl MVP,...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Here we go again with reports that NBC is looking to ditch Jay Leno. But this time, the ditching makes eminent sense.
The Hollywood Reporter, citing unnamed sources, says NBC is putting the pieces in place to announce in May that Leno will be replaced...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 3:48 PM
A little more than two weeks before he hits the open market and is allowed to sign with another team, outside linebacker Paul Kruger's mindset remains the same as it was in the hours that followed the Ravens' 34-31 victory over the San Francisco 49ers...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 7:52 AM
Every summer, there is one song that's insidious. (How many times did you unconsciously hum along toLMFAO's"Party Rock Anthem" last summer?)
But if this year's seasonal favorite seems particularly inescapable, there's good reason. Carly Rae Jepsen's...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 3:16 AM
Tuesday night, there was a two-hour report by "Frontline" that explained better than anything I have ever seen on TV how the middle-class got shredded by Wall Street and sold-out by our elected leaders in Washintgon -- and that includes Democrats in the...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 11:18 AM
Wye Oak made their network television debut Monday night on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Jenn Wasner and Andy Stack performed "Holy Holy" off new album "Civilian." In April, Wasner talked to the Sun about the making of the alum.
| May 11, 2012
| 4:17 PM
It was supposed to serve as the trailer for the featured blockbuster swimming smackdown of the London Olympics, but viewers are going to have to wait a bit: Michael Phelps came in second in the 200-meter freestyle race at the Charlotte UltraSwim Grand...