| Sep 20, 2014
| 10:35 AM
You can only shake your head in wonderment at cable TV when an ESPN show host gets it wrong as to what’s in an investigative report that his own channel just published. And worse, it's on one of the biggest stories in the history of professional...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 10:24 AM
The new fall network TV season begins this week, and one of the most highly touted dramas of the year is one of the biggest disappointments.
So big is the failure of “Madam Secretary,” a new CBS drama starring Tea Leoni as Secretary of...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 11:15 AM
I just finished Scott Green's excellent letter regarding the Ray Rice story and the public's reaction to recently aired video of Mr. Rice striking his then-fiancée, Janay Palmer, in a hotel elevator ("What the Ravens should have done," Sept. 12). I do...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Our words weren't exactly, "Let's put on a show," but they could have been. Maryland Public Television is forever grateful to PBS, the "Great Performances" series and our colleagues at WNET in New York for responding to our 2012 invitation to join us in...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 1:55 PM
The TV audience for Tuesday night's division-clinching victory was almost twice as large as normal for an Orioles game on MASN this season, according to figures provided by the channel.
O's games averaged a 5.9 household rating this season, which...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:08 PM
If not for TMZ, Ray Rice would still be a Raven today and back in the National Football League, having served his joke of a two-game suspension from commissioner Roger Goodell.
The assault on his then-fiancee in an elevator at a New Jersey casino...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 5:40 AM
"Great Performances," the PBS showcase of American performing arts, came to town for the Star-Spangled Spectacular concert at Pier Six Saturday night and showed how to make great, live television.
On paper, the lineup of talent for the concert...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 2:39 PM
[UPDATE] The premiere of CBS "Thursday Night Football" drew an average audience 20.8 million viewers making it the second highest rated show on TV behind only NBC's "Sunday Night Football."
The size of that audience for the Ravens 26-6 win over the...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 5:35 PM
The biggest story of the fall TV season begins tonight in Baltimore with the debut of "Thursday Night Football" on CBS.
The bold programming move — which includes the largest marketing effort in the history of the network as well as the relocation...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Whether "Baltimore — Birthplace of the Star-Spangled Banner" is destined to become the city's official motto, as the City Council recently endorsed, is less important than a troubling bit of information that arose during the council's debate over...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 2:00 PM
As the nation's eyes turn to Baltimore for the bicentennial commemoration of the War of 1812 next week, city leaders hope to capitalize on what one official called "the largest tourism event in our city's history" and the chance to showcase the city in...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 10:49 AM
When the first video of Ray Rice dragging his then-fiancee off a casino elevator like a slab of meat appeared, I thought, "God bless TMZ."
With TMZ's release of video today showing him punching Janay Palmer twice and knocking her to the floor, I say,...