| Sep 21, 2011
| 9:21 AM
Television just isn't the same without Simon Cowell. Whether you love or loathe him, there's little denying his impact on reality TV competitions and pop-culture in general. Cowell returns to the tube Wednesday night, when his beloved project (and...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 9:04 AM
Jason Winer was directing Julie Bowen on first episode of "Modern Family" when inspiration struck.
"In the initial draft, Julie's character was described as mildly controlling and neurotic," Winer says of the suburban sitcom mom. "But what she didn't...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 1:12 PM
THE SKINNY: Welcome to the world of "The X-Factor." From the start of Wednesday night's premiere, the "X" would take the foundations of "American Idol" — high drama, big lights and heartfelt stories — and build for the sky. This was an...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 1:23 PM
Check out these great getaways for the fall, including a mouthwatering weekend at the NYC Food Film Festival and a "Dirty Dancing" themed stay at Mountain Lake Hotel.
If you can't afford the trip to Munich to toss...
| Oct 1, 2011
One of Lauren Morrell's earliest memories involves a family hike and a candy wrapper, which explains why the 16-year-old from Arnold is now the student representative to the Severn Riverkeeper group and why, the day she turned 15, she applied to become...
| Oct 19, 2011
On a quiet Friday morning in a West Baltimore gym above the Cash USA pawnshop, Franchon Crews unleashes a powerful flurry outside the ring.
"It's been a long, a long time coming," she roars. "But I know change gonna come, oh yes it did."
| Oct 30, 2011
| 10:19 AM
Dan Geraghty first picked up an electric guitar when he was 10 and now, at 17, he nearly always has his hands on one.
Though just last spring he was a junior at River Hill High School, right now he and the other four band members of Hollywood Ending...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Christiane Amanpour was spotted Friday by our own Hilary Phelps at Bar Boulud, a restaurant near Lincoln Center frequented by New York Fashion Week attendees. The veteran journo was eating soup and sipping on what appeared to be a pink grapefruit...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 8:41 AM
I'm not going to lie. When my husband was deployed, certain rules and routines in our house kind of fell apart. The worst of these was probably TV.
Between pregnancy, a hellacious cold that kept me up at night for literally weeks on end, sciatica that...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 4:17 AM
Last winter, Leann Kwak put her senior year at Arundel High School on hold to pursue her dreams as a chart-topping pop singer. For nearly three months, thousands of TV viewers determined whether or not she'd move on to the next round of the competition....
| Aug 19, 2012
| 10:58 AM
This year I've had the opporrtunity to enjoy all the action from Los Angeles in the days leading up to Summerslam 2012. Here are the tidbits I have collected from several WWE Superstars:
Stephanie McMahon gives an interesting answer on whether or not she...
| Feb 8, 2009
For a week now, Michael Phelps has been one of the most polarizing figures in sports. And though this isn't the first time Phelps' judgment has been questioned, fallout from the incident has introduced something new to his career: indecision.