| Jul 17, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. plans to launch a college sports network to be broadcast on television stations it owns, the Hunt Valley-based company said Thursday.
The American Sports Network, or ASN, will show live events, including football,...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 6:23 AM
Chef-prepared dishes to sample and freshly picked local produce to buy — what could be more appetizing in July when local harvests are peaking?
Mix in socializing with like-minded folks who care where their food comes from and a menu of short...
| May 13, 2014
| 7:06 PM
An emotionally disturbed man drives a landscaping truck into the lobby of Baltimore TV station WMAR around noon and then spends the afternoon inside the building watching other TV outlets covering his five-hour standoff with police.
Sounds like a media...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:59 PM
The conventional wisdom says everything on network TV is in decline.
Network news is a dinosaur crawling to the boneyard. The networks don’t have one drama that can start to compete with cable or Netflix. And I dare you to name six sitcoms that you...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 10:50 AM
I am not looking to make a big deal out of this, but I thought at least one mainstream media critic ought to point out that CNN plans to air what it's calling a "documentary" about George H.W. Bush Sunday night in prime time, starting at 9.
| Apr 14, 2014
| 4:46 AM
I have a feeling "Mad Men" is not going to end so happily for some of its fans.
I say that after watching Sunday night's opener of the final season and hearing creator Matthew Weiner talk about where the series is going in its last 14 episodes.
| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Hopefully many of you got to watch the Belmont Stakes on television last Saturday, if you weren't there in person.
Once again, we saw how difficult it is to win American Thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown, but a little more about that later.
| May 16, 2014
| 3:15 AM
Members of the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company are the stars of an online documentary series, whose executive producer is pounding the pavement to get it on television.
"It's everything that's still right with this country," Rick Otenasek said of the...
| May 22, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Harford County officials were all smiles as their fiber-optic system, designed to give every school, library, volunteer fire company, law enforcement and local government agency equal access to high-speed Internet, went live Thursday.
| May 24, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It was almost like old times last week watching CNN’s wall-to-wall coverage of the Veterans Affairs scandal story.
I mean the good old times, when cable TV news mattered because it was doing journalism — not right- or left-wing talking points...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:57 AM
HBO’s "The Normal Heart" will do something to you that TV rarely does: rock you to your emotional roots.
The power of this HBO movie starring Mark Ruffalo, Julia Roberts and Jim Parsons is such that you can forget about turning off the TV after the...
| May 31, 2014
| 8:10 AM
From Rep. Elijah E. Cummings playing a leading role in televised hearings on American deaths in Benghazi, to the Game Show Network visiting a Baltimore church to play matchmaker for a member of the congregation, there is going to be a distinct local...