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  • Anatomy of a smear [Editorial]

    Anatomy of a smear  [Editorial]
    Nobody brings out the Republican long knives quite like Hillary Clinton does, and this week, Comedy Central's Jon Stewart coined the perfect name for it: "Brainghazi." It's the merging of the umpteenth investigation of Benghazi with the latest slander...
  • 'Transformers' to Smash Box Office Record in China, Viacom Chief Predicts

    "Transformers: Age of Extinction" will take China by storm, Viacom president and CEO Philippe Dauman predicted Thursday at the MoffettNathanson Media & Communications Summit. "It's going to be huge and will probably set a box office record in China," the...
  • After third year, some wins, but challenges ahead for Emanuel

    After third year, some wins, but challenges ahead for Emanuel
    There was something missing as Mayor Rahm Emanuel spoke on the Far Northwest Side in March to offer an explanation on what City Hall was doing about the roads after a winter that "left nothing but potholes and pockmarks throughout the city of Chicago."...
  • Peabody Awards: Tom Brokaw Shines In Stellar Last Act

    Tom Brokaw spent more than 20 years in a pitched three-way battle as anchor of the "NBC Nightly News." Yet his greatest legacy, frankly, might be how classily he has defined what the transition to emeritus status can look like. Since gracefully handing...
  • Dave Chappelle helps out in salute to director Stan Lathan

    Dave Chappelle helps out in salute to director Stan Lathan
    Reclusive comedian Dave Chappelle, whose public performances have been few since his controversial departure from his Comedy Central "Chappelle's Show" in 2004, appeared Thursday during a Directors Guild of America tribute honoring three African...
  • Stephen Colbert calls Baltimore a 'wasteland'

    Stephen Colbert calls Baltimore a 'wasteland'
    A recent Gallup Poll found nearly half of Maryland's residents would like to leave the state. Stephen Colbert seems to have uncovered one possible reason: Baltimore is a "wasteland." Last week on "The Colbert Report," the Comedy Central talk show host...
  • FCC chairman expresses concern about TV networks blocking websites

    FCC chairman expresses concern about TV networks blocking websites
    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler expressed concern during a congressional hearing over the growing practice of programmers blocking access to their websites during fights with pay-TV and broadband providers. Asked by Rep. Peter...
  • Upfronts 2014: All Eyes On NBC To Set Market Prices

    Everyone wants to know how the Peacock will strut. In the still-embryonic "upfront" market of 2014, most buyers and sellers have yet to move off of the sidelines. Part of the reason for that is that many advertisers have not registered ad budgets,...
  • Scripps to Grant Up to $30,000 for Digital Series Winner from New York Television Festival

    Scripps Networks Interactive's Travel Channel and its Ulive online-video site will fund an original digital series with a budget of up to $30,000 out of submissions entered into this fall's New York Television Festival. According to NYTVF, the...
  • Living Here: Famous people, places & things

    Famous people, places & things People, places and things that make Hampton Roads famous: Presidents, celebrities and more Hampton Roads is known around the world for its people — as being from here, as a come-here, or for just passing through...
  • Emmys may be ready to give up the 'Modern Family' lock on comedy

    Emmys may be ready to give up the 'Modern Family' lock on comedy
    "Modern Family" has won the Emmy for comedy series four years running. The only show to take it five straight years? "Frasier." Should "Family" win again, we might need therapy. An early look at this year's comedy races. COMEDY SERIES "Modern Family"(...