| Apr 10, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The letter that Media Rights Capital wrote to the House of Delegates some months ago threatening to leave this area should sufficient incentives not become available was surely seen by our legislators as an attempt at strong-arming. As a result, the House...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Life imitated art recently in Maryland as the producers of "House of Cards" played political hardball with state officials. MRC Productions filmed the first two seasons of the hit series in Maryland, and, evoking Frank Underwood — the ruthless...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 6:17 PM
A bill to boost Maryland's film production tax credit cleared the Senate Monday night.
The measure, approved 45 to 1, authorizes $18.5 million in tax credits the state may award in the next fiscal year for movie and television productions. The credit...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Should state legislators fail to offer enough tax incentives to keep Frank Underwood and his "House of Cards" gang filming happily in Maryland, D.C. mayoral candidate Vincent Orange has a helpful suggestion.
How about filming in Washington? Seeing as...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 10:56 AM
The most important TV moment of 2013 didn’t even happen on television.
It came on Feb. 1 when Netflix made all 13 episodes of season one of “House of Cards” available online for its subscribers.
Social media and the Internet lit up the...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 6:19 PM
Though it came into Sunday's Golden Globes awards as the leading TV series with four nominations, the Baltimore-shot series "House of Cards" quickly buckled under the weight of "Breaking Bad." But star Robin Wright snapped up the best drama actress for...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 7:28 AM
Kevin Spacey sure is getting around Baltimore.
First he shows up with Bill Clinton last week at a Mount Vernon Starbucks. This past weekend, he was in the stands at a Navy game.
The U.S. Naval Academy Tweeted a photo of the actor at the game against...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:15 AM
"House of Cards," a Netflix political drama starring Kevin Spacey, returns to Mount Vernon to finish filming scenes postponed by severe wind and rain last month.
According to a notice the producers sent residents and businesses in the Mount Vernon area,...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Catalina Byrd’s early-morning tweets last Saturday tell a tale of TV change.
“I said I was going to bed hours ago,” one tweet written shortly after midnight began. “But then ‘House of Cards’ got me all caught up.&...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 4:33 AM
It was a steamy weeknight in July on Centre Street, and the extras in black tie were flagging.
The $100 million series "House of Cards" was prepping a crowd scene outside the Peabody Institute, across from the Midtown BBQ & Brew. For more than two hours,...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Check out the trailer of the new Netflix series "House of Cards" and in it you'll see the fictional President of the United States and his two children. In real life, the children are Forest Hill residents Kyle and Kirsten Johnson.
"They're not huge...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Midseason used to be a time for networks to put on series that weren’t good enough to make the fall lineup. The thinking was: The money has been spent to make these episodes, so let’s try to get something out of them by plugging them for shows...