The 91st Academy Awards faced a far amount of drama before it even aired. For the first time in 30 years, the awards went without a host. The controversy began with the resurfacing of some of Kevin Hart's old tweets that were deemed homophobic. ABC was hoping that the controversy would help raise viewership because of the drama but instead people had a visceral reaction and called for a boycott. ABC then decided to air the Oscars without a host, which was a surprising move but was actually well received. Most industry insiders thought that a hostless Awards show would ...
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Having seen most of this season's Broadway offerings, I am staggered by the overwhelmingly similar themes of endurance in the face of adversity presented. Perhaps they're products of the challenges we face in today's world.
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
While undoubtedly benefiting from Fallon¿s strong ratings lead-in, Meyers has on his own taken control of the late-late time period with a show that is smart, funny, topical and politically engaged. Meyers is the smartest guy to sit behind a desk on late-night TV since Dick Cavett or Jack Paar.
Good morning and welcome to an extra robust Friday online trends report. So did you see that awesome Meteor Shower? No, I didn't either, but thanks to Internet our ignorance and laziness will not be punished because the photos are plentiful and popular. Thanks Internet!
Lauren White recalls participating in drama productions at North Carroll High School with renowned local teacher Roberta Gore, but admits her love of acting started a bit earlier. Specifically, as an infant.
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.
What sets "Game Change" part is how it has radically shortened the distance between real-life events and their Hollywood depiction. As the producers deftly blend actual news footage and dramatic recreations, "Game Change" vaporizes the lines of fact and fiction as you watch.
Electronic readers will make their debut Wednesday at Anne Arundel County public libraries, when 200 e-readers become available for patrons to take home. The move puts the county's libraries on a growing list of libraries across the state, including Baltimore city and Howard County, that have added pre-loaded e-readers to the items that patrons can borrow.