| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:09 PM
Can a TV news channel based in Qatar really be good for America?
That's the $500 million question as Al Jazeera America prepares to launch this month in 50 million U.S. homes.
The build-up, which has included hiring more than 400 journalists led by...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 11:01 AM
Viewers of the television political talk shows may have noticed a phenomenon in the afterbirth of the last presidential election. High-powered consultants from both campaigns have invaded the studios as panelists, chewing over the political events of...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:16 AM
At 7:23 p.m. Thursday, viewers of WBAL-TV and listeners of WBAL radio saw and heard Gerry Sandusky and his Baltimore Ravens broadcast partners Stan White and Qadry Ismail talking about the game against the Atlanta Falcons that was to start in seven...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Tracy Morgan has never been known to hold back.
The stand-up comic has drawn criticism for his untamed brand of comedy, but Morgan believes oversensitivity is becoming a problem in the comedy industry.
"Stand-up has been around forever, you know,"...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 8:17 AM
Stephen Janis definitely took a path less traveled to the world of TV news.
For one thing, he was already 47 years old when he got his first full-time TV job. And at that age, he had virtually no TV training or experience — had never even written a...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:51 AM
Welcome to the seventh episode of this season's "Food Network Star," in which Baltimore's own Rodney Henry continues his quest to bring "Pie Style" to a willing nation.
Rodney is turning into a great reality show character, because he provides the...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 11:15 PM
The verdict finding George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin was announced at 10 p.m. (ET) Saturday, and it was a network news operation, ABC, not any of the all-news cable channels, that had the best initial TV coverage.
| Jul 13, 2013
| 2:35 PM
One of my favorite movies is "Finding Forrester," starring Sean Connery.
It's about an author, William Forrester, played by Connery, who, as a young man, penned "Avalon Landing," and then basically went into seclusion. It takes a brilliant high school...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:25 PM
For those of us who grew up in Baltimore in the 1950s and '60s, news of the passing of Larry Lewman, aka "Pete the Pirate," brought back fond memories of other locally produced TV shows such as "Romper Room," "The Collegian," "Dialing for Dollars" and...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Video crews from C-SPAN are filming in Annapolis this week, highlighting the history of the state capital for programs that will air on the cable channel in September.
Mayor Josh Cohen said the public affairs network's focus on Annapolis is "a really...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:49 AM
Rosedale native Stacy Keibler is happy to talk about her new cable TV show, her new blog, a new line of healthy foods she’s introducing — but not her old boyfriend, George.
“I’m not really going to get into anything personal,&...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Donald L. Symington, a career feature actor whose classic patrician good looks earned him roles on Broadway and in movies, television, soap operas and regional theaters, died Wednesday of Parkinson's disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.