The Orioles announced Monday that they have signed a multiyear deal with CBS Radio's WJZ-FM 105.7 The Fan to become the club's flagship radio station. The station will broadcast all 162 regular-season games and select spring training games, as well as pregame and postgame shows.
Several days after the video of Ray Rice punching out his fiance became public, a few NFL sponsors balked at having their ads aired as planned during the Ravens nationally-televised Thursday night game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on CBS.
As the nation's eyes turn to Baltimore for commemoration of the War of 1812 bicentennial next week, businesses leaders are capitalizing on what one official called "the largest tourism event in our city's history" and on the chance to showcase the city in three live national television broadcasts.
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.
All kinds of impressive numbers were flying around last week in the wake of Emmy nominees being announced. HBO ran up an industry-leading 99 nominations overall with 19 for its gory and glorious ¿Game of Thrones¿ alone.
Sinclair Broadcast Group boosted revenue and profit in the first quarter, citing better-than-expected spending on political advertising, strong gains from Super Bowl and Olympics ads and lower expenses at many of the company's television stations.
Just as life imitates art, the Washington political social world has come to imitate Hollywood. It offers a combination of political and entertainment celebrity "gets" to acquire what passes these days for status for the town where running the country is supposed to be the principal occupation.
f you want to see a documentary made with passion and guaranteed to rock your soul at least two or three times before the final credits roll, don't miss "Muscle Shoals" at 9 tonight on WETA-TV (Channel 22), Washington's PBS outlet.
"It's crazy," Josh Charles said in a telephone interview late Monday night. "I didn't know it would be this intense -- the kindness and emotion of the emails, the tweets and the texts. It's like you get to watch your life after you're dead. It's bittersweet, but it's really, really special."
The adrenaline ante has been so upped on episodic dramas as to somewhat devalue the "shocker" label. So credit the producers of "The Good Wife" with delivering a genuine jolt in Sunday's episode, precisely because the CBS series doesn't rely on over-the-top "OMG" moments in the way, say, something like "Scandal" does.
Baltimore is going to have a new all-news radio station. Or part of one, anyway. WNEW-FM (99.1), a CBS-owned Washington-oriented station, is repositioning itself as a Maryland station focused on Baltimore, Annapolis and Washington as of 5 a.m. Monday, according to Steve Swenson, senior vice president and market manager for CBS Radio in Washington.
In the upside down world of radio and TV, where careers come and go like chunks of ice in before-Christmas storms, North Laurel's Adam Vorce is making his mark. And he is doing it the old-fashioned way, by wearing out shoe leather, by developing contacts, by staying positive.