| Sep 26, 2014
| 7:30 AM
If the new Fox drama “Gracepoint” looks too good to be on network TV, that’s because it’s stacked with the kind of talent you normally see only on cable. And the work here is so good it could help change the way networks do drama...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 12:41 PM
MASN, the TV home for Orioles baseball during the regular season, will offer pre- and post-game programs throughout the playoffs, Jim Cuddihy, the channel's executive vice president, said Friday.
Cable channel TBS will carry all the games in the...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:22 AM
Five fast reasons to check out "How to Get Away With Murder," the newest drama from Shonda Rhimes:
1. Culturally, it is fascinating to see the shift in authority figures from John Houseman's Prof. Kingsfield in "The Paper Chase" (1973) to Viola Davis...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 8:40 AM
The Ray Rice scandal is getting its own TV special.
The Reelz network announced today that it will air "Ray Rice: Celebrity Bad Behavior" at 10 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 23). According to a press release, the OK! TV production is the network's way of "gearing...
| 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 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 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...
| 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 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 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 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...