| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:36 AM
In the original 1990's British version of "House of Cards," Francis Urquhart (Ian Richardson) is a conservative ideological extremist who rises through the political ranks by defeating one starry-eyed opponent after another. He is a cold-blooded...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 5:25 AM
Since screening the Season 2 premiere of “House of Cards” almost two weeks ago, I have been dying to talk about a showstopper of a moment in it.
But even though Netflix made all 13 episodes of the second season available to the public Friday,...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 6:19 PM
Though it came into Sunday's Golden Globes awards as the leading TV series with four nominations, the Baltimore-shot series "House of Cards" quickly buckled under the weight of "Breaking Bad." But star Robin Wright snapped up the best drama actress for...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 4:50 AM
Julia Louis-Dreyfus won a top SAG Award Saturday night for her work in Baltimore-made "Veep."
TV's all-time leader in comedy Emmys was honored for outstanding performance by a female actor in a comedy series by the Screen Actors Guild for her...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 10:56 AM
The most important TV moment of 2013 didn’t even happen on television.
It came on Feb. 1 when Netflix made all 13 episodes of season one of “House of Cards” available online for its subscribers.
Social media and the Internet lit up the...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Since graduating from the Curtis Institute of Music with a degree in conducting, Andrew Grams, now 36, has built quite a career for himself in the world of classical music.
The Severn native and Baltimore School for the Arts alum has traveled the...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 9:21 AM
We've all seen them on TV -- strapping rockets to cars, exploding cement trucks and attempting to ride motorcycles on water.
They're the MythBusters, everyone's favorite scientists whose crazy antics remind us that science is, after all, more than...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 7:26 AM
I have several friends who have given up on "Homeland." It’s true that Season 2 was clunky, overwrought, and loose with many details. We made fun of its many moments of melodramatic dialogue, terrible acting and difficult-to-believe plot twists....
| Oct 23, 2013
What better way to spend your birthday than running from hurling tomatoes?
At least one Pasadena woman thought it was a good way to celebrate Saturday morning.
Equipped with a small gladiator shield, plastic sword and red cape, Beth Lewis, 48, said...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:40 PM
Baltimore was again front and center at the Emmy Awards telecast, with two major comedy awards going Sunday night to HBO's "Veep," the locally made series starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Vice President Selina Meyer.
Louis-Dreyfus, the most honored...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:24 AM
The Hampden ice cream shop that gave us "Crunch Davis," a tribute flavor to Oriole slugger Chris Davis, and limited-edition ice creams flavored with pickles and beer (not at the same time) is at it again.
On Friday, The Charmery is debuting The...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 11:57 AM
"Breaking Bad" went out big Sunday night for AMC in the ratings attracting an audience of 10.3 million viewers for its final episode. That was three times the audience it drew for last year's season finale.
Here's the release from AMC: