| Aug 22, 2013
| 7:59 AM
"The Good Wife" meets "Law and Order: UK" in "Silk," the six-hour, three-episode series debuting on PBS' "Masterpiece Mystery!" on Sunday night. As host Alan Cumming helpfully explains in the first-night intro, "Silk" refers to the prestigious...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 8:34 AM
Keith Olbermann's back and he knows you missed him during all those long months since he quit his Current TV gig (or years since he left MSNBC), even if you didn't know it yourself. And so on Monday night he returned to to ESPN where, he will be happy...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Al Jazeera America made its debut on Aug. 20, and the first week of ratings are in. And they're pretty darn low.
According to TV Newser, the highest-rated show on the station, which replaced Current TV, was the Thursday airing of "Real Money With Ali...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Left-leaning political talk show host Cenk Uygur has raised $4 million to expand his digital video company the Young Turks Network, and the money comes from a seemingly unlikely source: Republican Buddy Roemer, the former governor of Louisiana.
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Julia Hartz, 34, is co-founder and president of Eventbrite, the San Francisco company that has carved out a niche in the multibillion-dollar ticketing industry by focusing on the "democratization" of online ticketing. It helps anyone —...
| Mar 16, 2014
Six months in, there is more to say about Al Jazeera America than that its ratings stink. But that's about the only thing I see written about the Qatar-owned cable channel these days.
The ratings are minuscule — about one-half the audience that Al...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:12 PM
The mainstream media can be fickle. The media covers what it wants to cover and when it does, the duration can be painfully short, hence the phrase, “15 minutes of fame.”
It’s easy to feel ignored. The American mainstream media does not...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 12:00 PM
At just 21, a kid from the San Fernando Valley named Jim Berk began work as a music teacher at Carson High School. Within a couple of years, the teacher, not much older than some of his students, had turned a woebegone marching band into one of the best...
| Dec 2, 2013
A brassy comedienne who has left “The View” and classic pop singers will perform at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, it has just been announced. J oy Behar, who won an Emmy Award during a 16-year run on the ABC-TV morning......
| Aug 20, 2013
“We are not just ready, we're more than ready,” said Ehab Al Shihabi, CEO of Al Jazeera America, on a conference call with reporters last week to discuss the launch of the new network on Aug. 20 at 3pm ET (the first program aired will be...
| Jan 9, 2014
Five months after leaving her seat as one of the founding hosts of ABC-TV’s daytime talk show “The View,” Joy Behar says one of her biggest surprises is that she doesn’t have to have every moment of her life scheduled.......