| May 19, 2011
| 8:46 AM
Weekday television is about to experience a major sea change.
After 25 years as a powerful mainstay of syndication, "The Oprah Winfrey Show" airs its last original broadcast Wednesday, May 25 ... the last day of the ratings-important May sweeps,...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 1:17 PM
I like to watch New England Cable News in the morning. I don't want to hear MSNBC's opinion, CNN's opinions, CNN Headline News's Robin Mead and her cutesy patter on CNN, or God forbid, anything at any time of the day that Faux News ("We decide, you abide"...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 1:16 PM
Cheney Mason, one of Casey Anthony's defense attorneys, blasted the media Tuesday in the wake of her non-guilty verdict for what he termed "media assassination" of his client before and during the trial.
HLN show host Nancy Grace was one target of his...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 12:03 PM
As the scandal that sunk Rupert Murdoch's News of the World continued to unfold last week, one of the questions that loomed was whether there would be any fallout on this side of the Atlantic.
What most American analysts were wondering was whether...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 4:00 AM
One imagines the promo will pretty much write itself.
"Don't miss a moment of the high fashion, high drama and hijinks as 'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' returns for Season 2. Join the pampered princesses of the world's most famous ZIP Code as they...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 9:50 PM
I am too tired to go crazy about this. And there really are so many hugely more important things going on the world practically every day.
I cannot let the addition of HLN host Nancy Grace to the lineup of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" pass...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 12:33 PM
Premiering Monday, Sept. 19, the half-hour talk show "Dr. Drew's Lifechangers" launches as part of The CW's daytime block, with daily back-to-back episodes featuring internist and addiction specialist -- and radio and TV host -- Dr. Drew Pinsky.
| Feb 18, 2012
In the hours immediately following the announcement of Whitney Houston's death, social media exploded in a frenzy of testimonials, declarations of undying love and boundless grief, and — predictably — a small but steadfast stream of crude,...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 5:41 PM
The conviction of doctor-to-the-stars-turned-felon Conrad Murray has certainly turned the heads of media types all over the country and the world. Everyone is looking for a local angle on this story. The Pasadena Sun is no exception.
Our Crown City...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 12:15 PM
Some say I was born a restaurant critic. There is no test for the position, so I guess it is as good a qualification as any. It didn’t hurt that I had a patriarch in the image of Moses as a father, and the Promised Land he sought was a great...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 12:12 PM
Thomas Roberts, a news anchor for MSNBC who grew up in Towson, is marrying Patrick D. Abner, his partner of 12 years, at a ceremony today in New York City.
Roberts, who is 39, is a graduate of Calvert Hall College High School and McDaniel College in...