| Jan 3, 2011
| 12:36 PM
From the Z on TV blog:
WBAL-TV Monday answered one of the bigger questions of Baltimore media 2011: Who will replace Oprah in Channel 11's afternoon lineup?
The answer is Ellen DeGeneres, according to Jordan Wertlieb, WBAL's general manager.
| Oct 23, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Zachary Quinto came out recently.
Ordinarily, the news that "Star Trek's" new Mr. Spock had told New York magazine he was gay would barely register. It has become a rather ordinary thing, celebrities disclosing their hidden sexuality.
But Mr. Quinto...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 4:44 PM
For stations in Baltimore and across the country, Monday is the first day of the post-Oprah Winfrey era.
Llike their counterparts nationwide, stations here will be trying new and (allegedly_ improved shows to grab a piece of the huge audience that the...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:
| Oct 11, 2011
| 11:48 AM
Towson University's students will have a featured spot on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," although what they'll be doing and where they'll be doing it remains a mystery.
The show's producers have received permission from Towson to stage an impromptu...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 12:57 PM
The choice was not between Batman and Superman.
It wasn't even between the Caped Crusader and an X-person.
No, it wasn't a superhero-superhero fight.
Bruce Wayne's alterego just barely beat out a daytime TV talkshow host.
It was either Batman undies...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 6:00 AM
A few words on what American Muslims need.
We were discussing this, an olive-skinned Muslim man and I, at a banquet last year, when he said a wistful, poignant thing that has stayed with me ever since. "We thought we were white," he said.
Not "white" in...
| Feb 4, 2010
| 4:22 AM
Tonight is the last set of auditions before Hollywood Week on American Idol. Whew! I'm ready for that, aren't you? This hasn't been the most interesting set of auditions I've ever seen. That might be because they've "saved the best......
| Feb 10, 2010
| 4:22 AM
It's Hollywood Week on American Idol, and a few things are happening. First, the 181 finalists will be trimmed down to 12 guys and 12 girls. Second, new judge Ellen DeGeneres is finally making her debut.In the Kodak Theater, the......
| Feb 17, 2010
| 4:22 AM
Hollywood Week continues tonight, as all the 71 remaining American Idol contestants get one more chance to sing for the judges and make their mark.Weirdly, the time frame of the episode keeps jumping around -- first it's the end of......
| Feb 18, 2010
| 4:22 AM
After last night's endless episode, seven of the Top 24 had been named for this season of American Idol.There are 37 left and only 17 spots remaining.First up is Janell Wheeler. She was sure she messed up her chance after......
| Feb 20, 2010
| 4:22 PM
I still can't believe they cut Angela Martin from the American Idol Top 24. She has been through so much -- but also, she can sing.She appeared on Ellen DeGeneres' show yesterday, and Ellen told her that Kara DioGuardi is......