| Apr 6, 2013
| 7:05 AM
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...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 4:26 AM
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.
| Jul 31, 2012
| 4:38 PM
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.
But after a morning of signing in and getting bounced offline repeatedly, and...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 10:24 AM
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...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 8:42 PM
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...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 1:08 PM
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-...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 3:06 PM
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...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 9:12 AM
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....
| Aug 21, 2012
| 5:38 AM
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...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:02 AM
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...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 5:57 AM
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...