| Dec 10, 2010
| 9:01 AM
From the Z on TV blog:
With the Baltimore Ravens about to play another nationally televised game Monday, a reader of Z on TV suggests we do a poll asking the question: Are there any national sportscasters who are pro-Baltimore? And if so, who are they?...
| May 2, 2011
| 3:58 PM
Print this list out and keep it with you at all times. You never know when you'll have the opportunity to check another item off your list.
1. Enjoy cinema al fresco ___
2. See a movie at The Senator Theatre -- while you still can ___
3. Spend a...
| May 10, 2011
| 6:24 PM
Selling racegoers on the Preakness Stakes has been a tricky balancing act in the past few years.
The Maryland Jockey Club struck out in 2009 when it ended the bring-your-own-beer policy in the infield, driving away thousands of young people. It won...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 1:35 PM
If getting arrested and spending some time in a Klingon jail is your idea of a good time, then don't miss this weekend's Shore Leave 33. It could be the place your dream comes true.
"People love it," says Michael Schilling, a spokesman for the three-...
| Jun 18, 2011
| 8:14 AM
In 2009, former Maryland basketball coach Lefty Driesell received a puzzling phone call.
C.J. Leslie — a high school player recruited by Kentucky, Connecticut and other powerhouse programs — introduced himself and said he wanted to learn...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 10:03 PM
What was an opportunity to show a national television audience that they are one of the league's elite teams, and to match their best start since their 2000 Super Bowl season, turned into a nightmare for the Ravens on Monday.
Instead of a statement...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 4:15 AM
For Baltimore's emergency workers, the Baltimore Grand Prix Festival of Speed is more than a three-day party surrounded by shrieking Indy cars.
It's 40,000 to 80,000 people a day — many with medical issues, bad judgment or evil intent —...
| Nov 7, 2011
Nobody does pre-game like NBC’s “Football Night in America.”
The telecast came out smoking Sunday with Bob Costas, Chris Collinsworth and Al Michaels sounding amped even for the pre-game to the matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers...
| Oct 12, 2010
| 9:01 AM
Here's a look at what people are saying about the gubernatorial debate between Gov. Martin O'Malley and former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. held Monday:
• The Washington Post's Maryland Politics explains how both campaigns immediately claimed...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 7:36 AM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was very busy this weekend on Twitter sending out self-serving, tune-in messages of congratulations on how good the City of Baltimore looked in TV coverage of the Grand Prix.
Here's one from about 1:40 p.m. Sunday:...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 2:09 AM
(PLEASE SEE 9 p.m. UPDATE AT END OF POST)
While some promoters and media reports have already declared Baltimore's Labor Day weekend of auto racing a TV hit, the first hard data does not support that.
The one telecast from Batimore shown on a TV...
| 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.