| May 25, 2012
| 1:11 PM
After celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay and his show "Kitchen Nightmares"visited Cafe Hon last year, Denise Whiting agreed to kill her trademark of the word "Hon."
She did as she said. And yet, mention of the trademark appears in literature for this year's...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:17 AM
I'm giving you, the faithful ETC… reader, a break from controversial columns and writing about something I'm sure we can all agree on: television.
I was out with a friend not too long ago at Maryland Day, an event at the University of Maryland...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Friday Update: Filming is going to be delayed until further notice, Spike TV spokesman Salil Gulati said.
Another nightlife cable show is coming to Baltimore. After IFC's "Young, Broke & Beautiful" and HDNet's "Drinking Made Easy," the Spike TV show...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 11:28 AM
Here's a round-up of our week at Midnight Sun:
•••• In what some might consider an odd choice, Spike TV's "Bar Rescue" chose J.A. Murphy's as the next establishment it helps, "Kitchen Nightmares"/"Restaurant Impossible"-style. Filming...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 3:10 PM
As I write this, I could swear I hear celebrity TV chef Gordon Ramsay's voice bellowing down 36th Street from Café Hon, 1002 W. 36th St. The host of Fox's "Kitchen Nightmares" is in town with a crew to give the longstanding Hampden eatery a going over for...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 4:33 PM
CBS dominated the ratings on Friday night, even while airing nothing but reruns. The two networks offering original fare (FOX and The CW), meanwhile, failed to match the other networks' numbers....
| Apr 6, 2013
| 8:40 AM
The return of "Vegas" to the CBS lineup was hardly auspicious Friday night.
The Dennis Quaid-Michael Chiklis drama drew 7.7 million viewers, the most in its 9 p.m. time slot. But it was a weak link in the CBS schedule of "Undercover Boss" (8.5 million...
| May 10, 2013
| 4:23 AM
Kristen Wiig's return to "Saturday Night Live" tops this weekend's highlights:
1. Wiig will host the NBC show that made her a star, and she automatically helps the writers because she can reprise many familiar characters. Will we see Gilly, Target Lady,...
| May 10, 2013
| 3:42 PM
Gordon Ramsay, the temperamental British chef, has been a fixture on Fox since the 2005 debut of "Hell's Kitchen." Now the network is extending the relationship with Ramsay even further with a multiyear deal that includes a new fifth show to star him,...
| May 4, 2013
| 8:55 AM
CBS had the most viewers Friday night, but ABC had the most young adults, thanks to "Shark Tank" and "20/20."
CBS pulled in the most broadcast viewers in each time slot: "Undercover Boss" with 7.2 million, "Vegas" with 7.4 million and "Blue Bloods" with...
| May 5, 2013
| 6:35 AM
Season finales start rolling your way this week. Thursday night offers conclusions for "Two and a Half Men," "Community," "Person of Interest" and "Glee."
"Person of Interest" will leave fans surprised about who's controlling the Machine, executive...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 6:56 AM
In a new "Big Bang Theory" this week, Sheldon (Jim Parsons) is feeling blue -- what many TV viewers will feel next month when fall schedules are announced. Sheldon suffers when a favorite series is prematurely canceled, and Amy (Mayim Bialik) tries to...