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  • 'Monday Night Football': ESPN blockbuster

    UPDATED: ESPN cleaned up in the ratings Monday night with the NFL. The channel's "Monday Night Football" drew 16 million viewers forĀ  the Cincinnati Bengals' 37-28 win over the Denver Broncos. The game held viewers through the fourth quarter. It was...
  • Part 1: State's Compulsion To Innovate Traced Back To 17th Century

    Part 1: State's Compulsion To Innovate Traced Back To 17<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> Century
    Mark Twain nailed the description of a Connecticut Yankee innovator. The year was 1889, less than a decade after Twain handed in perhaps the first book manuscript written on a typewriter. Hartford was, in the words of historian William Hosley, "The...
  • Standouts from a year's worth of smart money advice

    Standouts from a year's worth of smart money advice
    Identity theft protection, TV antennas, light bulbs and home heating myths are just a few of the Spending Smart topics we explored this year, along with how to speed through airport security, get free books and college courses, and avoid wasting money...
  • Part 7: Growing Technology In Many Directions

    Part 7: Growing Technology In Many Directions
    The software and Internet explosion in Silicon Valley was still years away when Sukhminder Grewal worked there as a nuclear engineer for General Electric in the '80s. But when Yale School of Medicine recruited Grewal's wife, a post-doctoral immunologist...
  • Poor play, Rich Gannon's ego doom Ravens telecast

    Poor play, Rich Gannon's ego doom Ravens telecast
    Six seconds into Sunday’s game, CBS analyst Rich Gannon told viewers authoritatively that the Ravens “can’t afford another pedestrian start.” But the Ravens were worse than pedestrian until the fourth quarter and they could...
  • Reality TV facing its own reality: a ratings slump

    Reality TV facing its own reality: a ratings slump
    Just a few years ago, underemployed TV writers were complaining that reality programming was taking over their industry. Now the scribes are having their revenge: Unscripted programming is mired in an unexpected slump. Onetime smashes such as...
  • Character actors take center stage on TV in 2014

    Character actors take center stage on TV in 2014
    As we approach a new year, television is a tangle of trends: Networks began "unbundling" their streaming services from their television channels. New (and old) platforms broke ground with scripted series — "Transparent" put Amazon in the Emmy's race...
  • Fox adds channels to its over-the-air TV lineup

    Fox adds channels to its over-the-air TV lineup
    TV lovers in the Lehigh Valley and beyond who watch shows, movies or other programming via antenna will be able to add more stations to their lineups. Fox Television said Monday that residents of the Valley and elsewhere who get their TV via antenna...
  • Donna Douglas, who starred as Elly May on hit sitcom 'The Beverly Hillbillies,' dies at age 82

    Donna Douglas, who played the buxom tomboy Elly May Clampett on the hit 1960s sitcom "The Beverly Hillbillies," has died. Douglas died Thursday in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, near her hometown of Zachary. The cause of death was pancreatic cancer, said her...
  • In Internet age, ratings show TV news remains relevant

    In Internet age, ratings show TV news remains relevant
    The television news business is trying hard to catch up with rapidly changing technology. Americans are getting more of their news from their Twitter feeds, friends' Facebook posts and websites such as Reddit. There are live bloggers who chronicle...
  • New Year's Eve: Taylor Swift, Pitbull, Lady Gaga

    New Year's Eve: Taylor Swift, Pitbull, Lady Gaga
    Television offers a range of New Year's Eve celebrations if you decide to stay in Wednesday night. Those telecasts lead off the week's highlights: ABC hasĀ  a traditional edge with the lumpily titled "Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’...