But today, the 43-year-old performer, who returns to talk TV this month with ¿The Ricki Lake Show,¿ looks back and says: If only she had been able to understand what she had and what she might have done with all her clout at the time.
Despite publisher putting out a disingenuous release saying essentially that anyone who publishes the author's name bears moral responsibility for any harm who comes to him, the truth is exactly what Fox has said in its defense: Anyone who writes such a book has no reasonable expectation of privacy.
The Greyhounds, last year's Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference champions, travel to meet Ohio powerhouse Archbishop Moeller in Cincinnati on Sunday night for the nationally-televised ESPN High School Football Kickoff.
It's been a good couple of days for CBS journalist Bob Schieffer with his Romney-Ryan interview and news that he will moderate one of this fall's presidential debates. But what really excites him is talking about a battle of the bands he's planning with Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley.
Mitt Romney's campaign got its shot at introducing Paul Ryan to America Saturday morning, but the more important introduction in terms of mainstream America came Sunday night courtesy of '60 Minutes,' which scored the first sit-down TV interview with the Republican team.
Paul Ryan being selected as Mitt Romney's GOP running mate was big news late Friday night, and no one on television did a better job of covering it on the fly than MSNBC. I can't believe I typed those words either.
Former vice president Al Gore will anchor convention coverage on his Current TV channel, it was announced Wednesday. This is what happens if you own the candy store, I guess. But when was the last time a former Nobel Prise winner sat in the anchor chair at a convention?
NBC will air a one-hour look at the career of Michael Phelps at 7 tonight, the network announced late Saturday night. "Michael Phelps: America's Golden Champion" will feature what the NBC Sports is calling an "exclusive" interview by Bob Costas done with the Phelps at the end of his final day of competition Saturday.
NBC's Friday-night coverage of the opening ceremonies of the London Olympics drew the largest TV audience on record for a kickoff of the summer games. According to Nielsen figures provided by NBC, 40.7 Million average viewers watched the four-hour-plus telecast outpacing the Atlanta game by 900,000 viewers while topping Beijing by 6 million and Athens by 15 million.
With the debut of her new syndicated talk show fast approaching, Katie Couric is out on the hustings promoting it at some of the many stations that have signed on. Monday, she sat down for an interview in at WMAR-TV (Channel 2) in Baltimore.
HBO's Baltimore productions "VEEP" and "Game Change" got solid Emmy notice with the comedy earning a best actress nomination for Julia Louis-Dreyfus and the made-for-TV movie about the 2008 presidential election picking up best actor and actress nominations for Julianne Moore and Woody Harrelson.
I don't like Charlie Sheen, and I thought the online mania over him last year after he was fired by CBS was a sign from God that American culture was in a bad place and needed divine intervention to be saved. Yet, I like Sheen's new FX sitcom "Anger Management" a lot more than I thought I would.
Organized team activities and mandatory minicamp have come and gone, and the Ravens are off enjoying a little down time before the start of training camp. But my peers in the media never rest, which is why I have rounded up what several national media outlets have been saying about the Ravens over the past several days.
I turned on the TV at noon Wednesday to see how Baltimore stations handled what I was thinking of as fluff: the arrival of the first ships for the Star-Spangled Sailabration. I came away instead impressed with the performance of Baltimore's top two broadcast news operations, WBAL and WJZ.
No. 3 Maryland is playing No. 2 Northwestern in the NCAA women's lacrosse final four for the third straight year. The last two years, they've played in the final with Maryland winning in 2010 and Northwestern in 2011.