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Television

A collection of news and information related to Television published by Tribune Company sources.
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  • 'Mad Men' Season 6 brings the return of Existential Don

    'Mad Men' Season 6 brings the return  of Existential Don
    Megan’s sun-bronzed stomach and bikini bottom versus Dante’s “The Inferno.” Guess which one Don Draper is locked in on at the opening of Sunday night’s “Mad Men” on AMC. If you guessed the midsection of the...
  • Established storytelling, new-media outlets for Olympics on NBC

    Established storytelling, new-media outlets for Olympics on NBC
    Baltimore's Jim McKay anchored the first American telecast of the Summer Olympics in 1960 from a primitive CBS studio in Grand Central Terminal in New York City. Coverage of the Rome Games totaled 20 hours and cost the network $394,000 in rights fees. On...
  • NBC Olympics live stream lets me watch Phelps earn gold in real time -- sort of

    NBC Olympics live stream lets me watch Phelps earn gold in real time -- sort of
    UPDATES WITH RESPONSE FROM NETWORK SPOKESMAN: NBC said Monday that the problems experienced over the weekend with its Olympics live stream had been worked out. Not exactly. But after a morning of signing in and getting bounced offline repeatedly, and...
  • London Olympics might make money after all, NBC Sports chief says

    London Olympics might make money after all, NBC Sports chief says
    Maybe the best way to cut through all the spin and counterspin on the Olympics is this: Last week, NBC was saying it would lose money on the Olympics. Yesterday, it said it might break even. Today, the network is saying it could turn a profit on the...
  • WBAL gets simulcast on two Ravens 'Monday Night Football' games this season

    WBAL gets simulcast on two Ravens 'Monday Night Football' games this season
    WBAL-TV says it has gained the rights to simulcast two Baltimore Ravens "Monday Night Football" games this year with ESPN, the cable channel that produces the prime-time telecasts. The deal the station is scheduled to announce Wednesday is for three...
  • Why Al Jazeera buying Current is a good thing for media, country

    Why Al Jazeera buying Current is a good thing for media, country
    I don’t care if Al Gore got more money than he ever deserved for his pathetic channel, or Glenn Beck got the short end of the stick in trying to buy it as an escape from his prison of media marginalization. All of that is ideological and...
  • NFL Network Super Bowl lineup includes Melissa Stark, Amber Theoharis, Brian Billick

    NFL Network Super Bowl lineup includes Melissa Stark, Amber Theoharis, Brian Billick
    In addition to the Ravens on the field for Super Bowl XLVII, Baltimore viewers are going to see some familiar faces on the NFL Network's coverage leading up to the game. Starting Jan. 28 through gameday Feb. 3, the channel will offer 140 hours of game-...
  • Here's the Al Jazeera film on Baltimore that cable TV doesn't want you to see [Video]

    Here's the Al Jazeera film on Baltimore that cable TV doesn't want you to see [Video]
    UPDATES with reaction to the film from Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's office... Using digitalmedia once again to end run the cable TV industry, Al Jazeera English posted its latest documentary, "Baltimore: Anatomy of an American City," online Tuesday...
  • What Al Jazeera thinks of Baltimore

    What Al Jazeera thinks of Baltimore
    Baltimore-area viewers won't see it in their TV listings, but this week a program will premiere on the Al Jazeera English channel that could do more to shape the world's image of their city than any other media coverage or civic promotion done all year....
  • It's outrageous that Al Jazeera English is not on cable in most U.S. cities

    It's outrageous that Al Jazeera English is not on cable in most U.S. cities
    Al Jazeera English will premiere a thought-provoking and hard-hitting documentary about Baltimore tonight, but viewers here won't be able to see it on cable TV. That's outrageous, ignorant and maddening. That's the conclusion I came to last week while...
  • Of course Al Jazeera has a bias, but it's not what most critics think

    Of course Al Jazeera has a bias, but it's not what most critics think
    Reading some of the nutty coverage of Al Jazeera's purchase of Current TV from Al Gore, I am not sure whether the problem is ideology or ignorance when it comes to the sorry state of media criticism today. Last week, I explained why I thought Al...
  • Brewing the perfect Yuengling TV beer ads in Canton

    Brewing the perfect Yuengling TV beer ads in Canton
    It’s 1:15 on a warm and sunny fall afternoon in Canton, and the downstairs bar and lounge area of the Fork & Wrench is packed with about 30 people. No, it’s not an office party or a surge of late lunchgoers waiting for a table upstairs at the...