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  • Michael Smerconish: Six hours with Fidel Castro

    President Barack Obama's reestablishment of relations with Cuba has me thinking about the night I spent more than six hours with Fidel Castro. I was in Havana in 2002 with U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, on assignment as a columnist for the Philadelphia Daily...
  • Football dominates weekly ratings

    Football dominates weekly ratings
    The NFL was the biggest draw in Central Florida television last week. Professional football claimed the top four slots in prime time. Reruns of the three "NCIS" series did well for CBS on Tuesday. The week's most-watched programs in viewers: 1....
  • 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...
  • Java's Newsmakers Of 2014

    Java's Newsmakers Of 2014
    So here we are again, one year ending and another one soon to begin. And while a new year brings, well, new things, 2014 was nothing to write off as it was packed with all that is Java including celebrity comings and goings, weddings, babies, media...
  • 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’...
  • A list of the top 20 prime-time programs in the Nielsen ratings for Dec. 22-28

    Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Dec. 22-28. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, NBC, 20.71 million. 2. "The OT," Fox, 16.18 million. 3. NFL Football: Denver at Cincinnati,...
  • A week with reruns and Christmas saw a dip in TV viewing, but CBS retained its prime-time lead

    As Americans trimmed the tree last week and hung their stockings with care, many viewers turned away from TV screens. During a week of mostly reruns, total prime-time viewership of the Big Four networks dipped by 25 percent from the week before. Even so,...
  • Captain Comics: Flying high on TV in 2014

    The biggest story about comics in 2014 wasn't in comic books, or even in comic shops. It was on TV. Three new shows based on comics debuted this past fall, joining three already on the screen. If you count "Marvel's Agent Carter" which will run for eight...
  • Winter Classic appeal hasn't worn off for NBC's Ed Olczyk, Mike Emrick

    Winter Classic appeal hasn't worn off for NBC's Ed Olczyk, Mike Emrick
    Ed Olczyk, like most NHL players, grew up playing hockey outdoors. He has fond memories of endless hours skating in frigid weather around the Chicago area during the 1970s. His father even built an outdoor rink in their backyard. "I remember my mom...
  • New Year's Eve: ABC cleans up

    New Year's Eve: ABC cleans up
    Ryan Seacrest and ABC earned bragging rights on the final night of 2014. ABC gave over all of Wednesday prime time to "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2014," and the three-hour telecast averaged 9.6 million viewers. The...
  • Midseason TV preview: 'Better Call Saul,' 'Empire,' 'The Odd Couple' among the fresh fare

    Who will win Lady Mary's heart on "Downton Abbey"? Is there any life left in "American Idol"? Are Hannah and her "Girls" friends finally ready to grow up? Can Larry Wilmore fill Stephen Colbert's late-night shoes? These are among the key questions as...