| Jan 26, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Bobby Spivey can walk through the halls of Sparrows Point High School without drawing much attention from anyone aside from his group of close friends. But put the 16-year-old in the small Southern hamlet of Stuttgart, Ark. — the self-proclaimed...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 6:19 AM
ABC did not let us down -- and neither did the 26 women vying for the love of this season's bachelor. He's heartbroken, boy next door, beach blonde Sean Lowe!
Sean, whose Twitter profile reads "I love the little things in life like good food, road trips,...
| 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...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 7:59 AM
The last home game for Ray Lewis Sunday did monster numbers locally, but wound up finishing third for the week nationally among all telecasts with an audience of 29.6 million.
The Washington-Seattle game finished first, with Green Bay and Minnesota...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 10:18 AM
When Neil Saval and his wife closed on a single-family home in Federal Hill, his first purchase wasn't a piece of contemporary art or a plush sofa — it was a Panasonic 60-inch flat-screen television.
"The day I settled on the house, the installers...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 10:14 AM
An average audience of more than one million area viewers watched the last two hours of the Baltimore Ravens double overtime victory over the Denver Broncos Saturday.
The audience peaked at 1.1 million viewers at 8:30 p.m., according to preliminary...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 8:30 PM
The TV ads are quirky, the advertiser unusual: Advance, a Cockeysville-based document management company, has run a campaign during Ravens games showing executives kicking around off-the-wall ideas in a boardroom.
Business-to-business advertisers don't...
| Jan 17, 2013
Watching Hillary Rodham Clinton's exit from the State Department is a little like watching the season-ending episode of a popular television series that may not come back the next year. As loyal as its viewers are, there are always wary network executives...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 11:52 AM
There is certainly no shortage of outstanding leading men working in American TV drama these days. Jon Hamm, Damian Lewis and Michael C. Hall to name a few.
But it would be hard to find any whose proven range is greater than that of Dominic West, star of...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 8:48 PM
The last day of 2012 is the first of a new era for Tribune Co.
After spending more than four years embroiled in a contentious Chapter 11 bankruptcy case, the reorganized Chicago-based media company will emerge Monday under new owners and a newly...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 9:19 AM
Sunday night's big victory by the Washington Redskins over the Dallas Cowboys set a record for NBC prime time TV -- and that's saying something for the No. 1 show on television.
The ratings jackpot is well-deserved. The Redskins played a gutty, emotional...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 5:43 AM
Kathy Griffin's desperate efforts to get some shock buzz New Year's Eve on CNN were so obvious that I vowed I wouldn't write about her -- wouldn't write about her kissing Anderson Cooper's crotch and trying to make sure every viewer knew what she was...