| Oct 2, 2014
| 7:19 PM
A freelance cameraman working for NBC News in Liberia has contracted the deadly Ebola virus and will be flown back to the United States for treatment, the network said in a statement Thursday.
The man, identified only as a 33-year-old working with the...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:30 PM
In a busy summer for big news stories, Fox News Channel topped all of ad-supported cable in same-night ratings, standing as the third quarter's most-watched network in weekday primetime for the first time since 2003.
CNN continued its momentum, placing...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Wednesday's column is about the state of podcasting, so I'm offering here a list of the podcasts I currently subscribe to. Please put your recommendations and descriptions in the comment thread.
In alphabetical order:
1. 99 Percent Invisible...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Amazon has adopted the binge-release model -- a la Netflix -- for several of its marquee original series this fall: It will premiere all 10 episodes of the second season of Garry Trudeau's political comedy series "Alpha House," starring John Goodman, on...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 9:31 AM
Call it "Extreme Makeover: Talk Show Edition."
When "The View" returns to the air on Sept. 15, it will have a new logo, set and studio, ABC announced Thursday.
The long-running ABC talk show is moving from the Manhattan studio where it's been...
| Jun 24, 2014
By the spring of 1975, U.S. combat troops had been gone from Vietnam for two years. The country's long involvement there had ended, the draft had been abolished, Richard Nixon had resigned and the Americans who fought there were engaged at home in an...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"CONTROL YOUR own destiny, or someone else will," said entrepreneur Jack Welch.
PEOPLE SEND me the most fascinating things! The other day I received a wonderful photograph of Judy Garland and Marilyn Monroe embracing. I love it because it is so dramatic,...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 11:18 PM
As police in this St. Louis suburb turned out in force Wednesday evening to discourage another night of unrest, they unleashed a brief contretemps by arresting a pair of reporters.
Protests have occurred every night since a Ferguson police officer...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Kentucky Republican Senator and presidential hopeful Rand Paul simply cannot get away with this nonsense in the Internet age, when the record of what you've said and done is easy to find.
From Yahoo News: Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Monday denied that he...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:30 PM
A senior executive from MSNBC is expected to take the lead producing role at ABC's "The View," the latest signal that the durable daytime program will change radically following the retirement of its co-creator, Barbara Walters.
Bill Wolff, who exec...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 12:30 PM
As Comcast awaited approval to acquire NBCUniversal, producer Peter Chernin interviewed CEO Brian Roberts at the 2010 Cable Show. Chernin wondered whether Roberts was truly ready for the headaches associated with owning NBC, particularly the controversy...