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  • MSNBC's Ronan Farrow might just make his mark as anti-Piers Morgan

    Piers Morgan out, Ronan Farrow in. On Sunday, CNN confirmed that "Piers Morgan Live" will be ending next month, proving that a large Twitter following and pedigree of minor non-journalistic celebrity (though a former editor, Morgan, 48, was mostly known...
  • Dick Cavett to be honored by Museum of Broadcast Communications

    Dick Cavett to be honored by Museum of Broadcast Communications
    Erudite and witty, Dick Cavett elevated the late-night talk show genre, going head-to-head with Johnny Carson for five years in the early 1970s. "The Dick Cavett Show," which won three Emmy awards, ended on ABC in 1975 but found new homes on PBS, then...
  • Billy Idol and 'The Powerpuff Girls' return

    "WHAT MAKES a work literature, and who gets to decide?" That is the question posited in Evgenia Peretz's big Vanity Fair take-out (take down?) of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Donna Tartt and her remarkably successful, massive and controversial novel...
  • WGA Reaches Out to MSNBC Anchors to Help Unionization Bid

    The Writers Guild of America East has reached out to MSNBC anchors Rachel Maddow, Lawrence O'Donnell, Al Sharpton, Ed Schultz and Chris Hayes to push for its unionization bid at Peacock Prods. Reps of the guild deliver more than 10,000 petition...
  • Ratings: Is CNN's Piers Morgan Shooting Himself in the Foot?

    In the end, are guns what killed CNN's "Piers Morgan Live"? The show, hosted by anti-gun crusader Morgan, continues to struggle in the Nielsens. And this month, the start of the Michael Dunn loud-music murder trial in Florida has put the issue of gun...
  • From 'Salinger' to 'Mitt' and 'Chicagoland,' TV rediscovering documentaries

    From 'Salinger' to 'Mitt' and 'Chicagoland,' TV rediscovering documentaries
    Documentaries were supposed to be a dying genre -- and living proof that we were becoming dumber as a nation. Reality TV is cheaper and easier to make. And who has time for lengthy, in-depth explorations of anything any more in the age of Twitter? Docs...
  • CNN's New Primetime Lineup Off to a Slow Ratings Start

    It's only one day, but CNN's new primetime lineup is off to a soft ratings start, as Anthony Bourdain's "Parts Unknown" on Monday finished well behind programming on competitors Fox News and MSNBC. CNN canceled former 9 p.m. series "Piers Morgan Live"...
  • 'Dallas Buyers Club,' 'Orange Is the New Black' Among GLAAD Media Awards Nominees

    "Dallas Buyers Club," "Blue Is the Warmest Color," "Orange is the New Black" and "Grey's Anatomy" are among the films and TV shows nominated for this year's GLAAD Media Awards, which honors accurate representations of the LGBTQ community. The 25th Annual...
  • Now this makes more sense: Why Christie's aides may have targeted Fort Lee

     
    Create a massive traffic tie-up in September to punish a Democratic mayor for not endorsing a Republican gubernatorial candidate? That's the allegation against members of Chris Christie's inner circle, even though it sounds like an over-the-top response...
  • Grammys 2013: Pre-telecast ceremony broadens the spotlight

    Grammys 2013: Pre-telecast ceremony broadens the spotlight
    Awards handed out Sunday before the evening Grammy Awards telecast sometimes set the stage for what happens during the national TV broadcast. This year, the Black Keys got the momentum rolling by having a hand in three awards early on, including rock...
  • Artist confronts opposition to same-sex marriage

    It is not unusual to see art that tackles social and political issues, but there's still something startling about Jeffrey Kent's solo show "Preach!" at the Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park. The Baltimore artist zeros in on opposition by some...