Eighteen months after the University of Maryland's jump to the Big Ten, the conference's television network is eagerly trying to make Terps fans feel more at home in their sprawling new neighborhood — an Illinois-based league with deep Midwestern roots.
The closing of a news outlet that puts hundreds of people out of work is always a sad story to report. But in the case of Al Jazeera America, which announced Wednesday that it would shut down operations by April 30, the implications for the entire TV news industry, its audiences and democracy are even more depressing.
Jon Stewart and "Star Trek," two of the most successful franchises in media history, are returning to television. But neither is actually going to be on TV. Stewart signed a four-year contract with HBO, and "Star Trek" has a new deal with CBS. Each development was big news last week for millions of fans. But taken together, they have something even larger to say to all of us: The digital future for TV is arriving a lot faster than many analysts thought. In fact, when it comes to the very best TV
Tuesday's night's Game One was not a bad way to start the World Series, even if it did end on Wednesday morning. Here's what they're saying about the Kansas City Royals' 5-4, 14-inning win in a game that seemed to have a little bit of everything.
In just 12 months, a seeming novelty has become the norm. Last year, new-season buzz centered on the number of network series that featured ethnically and racially diverse casts: "Black-ish," "Fresh Off the Boat," "Jane The Virgin," "How to Get Away with Murder" and "Empire." They have all survived. They have been joined by more new series featuring diverse casts. And networks are moving beyond casting: On new series such as "Truth Be Told" and "Rosewood," characters from very different
From an elementary school student on the ABC sitcom "Black-ish," to Whoopi Goldberg on "The View," the n-word has been getting a workout on TV this fall. And there's more prime-time use of it to come in the weeks ahead on sitcoms like the new NBC entry "Truth Be Told" debuting Oct. 16.
I hope Donald Trump enjoyed his Friday night under the lights in Mobile, because given the mistake he made with Roger Ailes and Megyn Kelly last night, I'm guessing it's all downhill from here for his candidacy.
No doubt there will be some in the news business who will hold that Brian Williams never should have been allowed back into the fraternity, but a man with more than two decades on the firing line with no major ethical or personal behavioral rap against him warrants an opportunity to earn his way back into acceptance.
Megan Barnes is at it again. For the fourth time in six years, the 33-year-old stay-at-home mom from Columbia is appearing on a television game show, a hobby-obsession that has earned her $127,403 in prize money ... as far as we know, anyway.
Baltimore began to move beyond unrest Sunday when Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake lifted a citywide curfew, the Maryland National Guard began withdrawing its forces and shoppers returned to Mondawmin Mall, which had been shuttered after looting.
Three Democratic candidates have challenged the three sitting Republican legislators in a bid for their District 7 Maryland House of Delegates seats, accusing the incumbents of creating gridlock in Annapolis similar to the ongoing partisan gridlock among Democrats and Republicans in Congress.
CBS is partnering with the NFL Network to do 16 games on Thursday nights, but the first eight on CBS are the game changers. Getting the rights to the Thursday night games didn't change everything for the network's sports division.
The grisly discovery Monday of the bodies of three Israeli teens who had been abducted June 12 as they hitchhiked home from a West Bank settlement yeshiva set off a week of mounting violence in the region.
Never mind that there were dozens of TV sets at the bar, many turned to pro wrestling, poker and bowling to provide background noise early one weekend morning. Jon Forget walked in, asked the bartender to change one set to soccer and got laughed out of the joint.
With the front-runner in the race conspicuously absent, Democratic gubernatorial candidates Douglas F. Gansler and Heather R. Mizeur disagreed – politely – during a debate Tuesday night, with Gansler saving the brunt of his criticism for missing Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown.