| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:50 PM
If you wanted any real sense of what was going on in the first hour after primary election polls closed Tuesday night, you had to go online or, better yet, plug into Twitter, because TV didn't seem to be trying hard at all.
I am not talking about...
| May 31, 2014
| 8:10 AM
From Rep. Elijah E. Cummings playing a leading role in televised hearings on American deaths in Benghazi, to the Game Show Network visiting a Baltimore church to play matchmaker for a member of the congregation, there is going to be a distinct local...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 5:36 AM
Don Scott announced that he's retiring from WJZ-TV July 12.
"ICYMI -- I'll be retiring from WJZ/CBS after 40 years and on July 12th this year," Scott wrote on Twitter last week. "Thank you for four decades of your support @cbsbaltimore."
| Nov 30, 2013
| 2:24 PM
UPDATES (Nov. 30) AT END WITH JACKSON COMMENT.
After 20 years at WJZ-TV anchorman Kai Jackson has informed management that he is leaving the station at the end of the year.
Jackson co-anchors one-half of the 4 p.m. and all of the 5 p.m. weekday news...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 10:14 AM
An average audience of more than one million area viewers watched the last two hours of the Baltimore Ravens double overtime victory over the Denver Broncos Saturday.
The audience peaked at 1.1 million viewers at 8:30 p.m., according to preliminary...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 8:04 PM
Super Bowl commercials are nearly as anticipated as the game, and local companies grabbing some of that attention Sunday included Royal Farms and Union Memorial Hospital.
Advertisers know the Super Bowl is one of the best-watched programs of the year ...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 5:59 AM
Sunday's Super Bowl telecast drew a record audience of 1.5 million viewers at its peak in the Baltimore market, according to preliminary Nielsen figures provided by WJZ-TV.
The audience is believed to be the largest for any show on Baltimore TV since the...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 6:52 AM
Katie Couric’s visit last week to Baltimore’s WMAR proved at least one thing: She is serious about making her new daytime talk show, “Katie,” a winner. She did not do such intense promotion in the summer of 2006 even when she was...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 5:49 PM
There is no excuse for the kind of coverage TV has delivered the last two weeks on the sequester.
Television news has been polarizing, sensational and mostly focused on personality rather than the policy behind the $85 billion in federal spending cuts...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 8:30 PM
The TV ads are quirky, the advertiser unusual: Advance, a Cockeysville-based document management company, has run a campaign during Ravens games showing executives kicking around off-the-wall ideas in a boardroom.
Business-to-business advertisers don't...
| 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 14, 2011
| 9:44 AM
As reported yesterday, WBAL's new afternoon strategy of "Ellen" at 4 p.m. opened strong on Monday.
And it did well again on Tuesday in Oprah's old spot with viewers 25 to 54 years of age.
But WJZ, which had tennis on Monday, came roaring back Tuesday...