| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:51 AM
(UPDATE 2: Netflix exec thinks budget differences between Maryland and "House of Cards" are "over-comeable."
(UPDATE: HBO confirms "Veep" will be returning to Baltimore to film Season 4.)
HBO today announced that it is renewing "Veep" for a fourth...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 12:20 PM
When Laurel's new director of communications, Audrey Barnes, was considering taking the job last month, she decided to become reacquainted with her hometown.
Barnes, who grew up in Montpelier in the 1970s and graduated from Laurel High, said she was...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:22 AM
From afar, the recent dramatics involving "House of Cards" and the size of the film tax credit it receives from Maryland have offered intrigue worthy of a Hollywood-produced political thriller like, oh, "House of Cards." The producers threatened to leave,...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 6:24 PM
The hit television show "House of Cards" will stay in Maryland, even though state incentives offered to keep the Netflix series here came up millions of dollars short of what the producers wanted.
Gov. Martin O'Malley and Media Rights Capital...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The adrenaline ante has been so upped on episodic dramas as to somewhat devalue the "shocker" label. So credit the producers of "The Good Wife" with delivering a genuine jolt in Sunday's episode, precisely because the CBS series doesn't rely on over-the-...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:16 PM
If you are one of the 1.2 million viewers the Comedy Central series "Broad City" attracts on average each week, you might have noticed a nod to Baltimore in the recent episode "Stolen Phone."
When a distraught Ilana — one of the show's two...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:14 PM
I have heard the requests for more fields and more space for athletics many times during my time here in Howard County. To that end, the county has obliged time and time again. Sometimes they've provided even more space than I thought necessary.
| Mar 26, 2014
| 8:42 AM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. is one of several large broadcasters that could be forced to sell television stations or other assets or rethink future acquisitions under new media ownership rules the Federal Communications Commission is set to consider...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:20 AM
WWE Hall of Famer "Rowdy" Roddy Piper is in a new movie, "Pro Wrestlers vs. Zombies." I had a chance to speak with him about the movie, the upcoming Wrestlemania, the WWE Network, his feelings toward WWE and their feelings toward him.
Ring Posts: Are...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Two watermen were fined nearly $1,500 for oyster poaching on the Eastern Shore, the first conviction stemming from a network of radar and cameras the state launched in 2010 to detect illegal seafood harvesting.
Brothers William and Irving Catlin, both of...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:35 PM
By now you probably know that comedian Sid Caesar died today at the age of 91.
But judging by the paper-thin pieces I have been seeing on the web this afternoon, I am guessing many readers might not understand how seminal he was to the history of...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 5:26 AM
There’s a scene near the end of one of the first episodes of the new season of “House of Cards” that features Frank (Kevin Spacey) and Claire (Robin Wright) Underwood late at night sharing a smoke at an open window of their Washington...