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Television

A collection of news and information related to Television published by Tribune Company sources.
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  • 'The Good Wife' surprise earns its 'shocker' label

    'The Good Wife' surprise earns its 'shocker' label
    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-...
  • Abbi Jacobson, from MICA to 'Broad City'

    Abbi Jacobson, from MICA to 'Broad City'
    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...
  • Michael Phelps will play himself on 'Suits' episode Thursday night

    Michael Phelps will play himself on 'Suits' episode Thursday night
    Fans of the USA Network drama "Suits" will see one of their own on the show's Thursday night season premiere as Michael Phelps  pops in for a four-line appearance. The most decorated Olympian in history will play himself on the episode, scheduled to air...
  • Film tax credit deal near

    Film tax credit deal near
    A tentative deal was reached Thursday in Annapolis to increase tax credits for film and television productions shot in Maryland, in a bid to keep popular TV series like "House of Cards" and "Veep" from abandoning the state. A joint conference...
  • 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper talks about Wrestlemania, his relationship with WWE and 'Pro Wrestlers vs. Zombies'

    'Rowdy' Roddy Piper talks about Wrestlemania, his relationship with WWE and 'Pro Wrestlers vs. Zombies'
    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...
  • 'Inside Amy Schumer' returns in fine form tonight on Comedy Central

    'Inside Amy Schumer' returns in fine form tonight on Comedy Central
    "Inside Amy Schumer," one of the few comedy hits on network or cable TV last year, returns tonight for a second season as full of its sexual self and as aggressively funny as ever. Last year, the series brought a most-welcome, tough-as-any-guy-can-be...
  • 'Trip to Bountiful' small moment of redemption for Lifetime

    'Trip to Bountiful' small moment of redemption for Lifetime
    I stopped paying much attention to Lifetime after the cable channel branded itself “Television for Women” in the 1990s and started offering exploitative made-for-TV movies like the 1997 production of “My Stepson, My Lover” with...
  • 'House of Cards' wins Peabody Award

    'House of Cards' wins Peabody Award
    Maryland-made "House of Cards" was one of several entertainment series to win a Peabody Award Wednesday.  "By releasing an entire season of episodes at once, Netflix took binge viewing to a new level and obliterated the idea that a hit TV show needs a...
  • 'PBS NewsHour' - on the brink of marginalization, extinction?

    “PBS NewsHour,” once one of the nation’s most influential broadcasts, is on the brink of marginalization — if not extinction. And for those of us who believe TV needs at least one noncommercial, nightly, national newscast in...
  • After decades of belief, this is the year I lost faith in '60 Minutes,' CNN

    After decades of belief, this is the year I lost faith in '60 Minutes,' CNN
    This is a column I have put off for weeks, because it makes me sad to write it. And ultimately, it begs an answer, which I am not sure I have. But with the year ending, I can no longer avoid it. After decades of writing about television and media, this...
  • Q&A with former WWE and TNA wrestler Mickie James

    Q&A with former WWE and TNA wrestler Mickie James
    Former WWE diva and TNA knockout Mickie James will be appearing at the Maryland Championship Wrestling show in Joppa on Saturday night. I had a chance to catch up with her and talk about what she's doing now, her time in TNA and WWE, what she thinks...
  • Was it wrong for CNN's Paul Begala to ask me to give Al Franken money?

    Was it wrong for CNN's Paul Begala to ask me to give Al Franken money?
    Maybe it's just me, but a fundraising letter I received from CNN's Paul Begala last week struck me as emblematic of what's wrong when media are mixed with money and politics -- as they increasingly are these days at cable TV news channels in Washington....