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  • Daytime proved too challenging for Katie Couric

    Daytime proved too challenging for Katie Couric
    Katie Couric's high-profile return to daytime television is coming to an end. Couric and the Disney/ABC Television Group, which distributes her syndicated talk show, "Katie," said Thursday that it would end next summer after two seasons. The show airs...
  • TV coverage of the March on Washington 50th anniversary

     
    Aug. 28 will be the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington, the Aug. 28, 1963, gathering for human rights that saw Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. deliver his famous “I Have a Dream” speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial, an event...
  • Network newscasts expand Oklahoma tornado coverage

     
    ABC, CBS and NBC have announced that on the evening of Tuesday, May 21, they will be having expanded newscasts and/or news specials to further cover the devastating Oklahoma tornado that ripped through the Oklahoma City metropolitan area on Monday...
  • TV press doing the job on debt ceiling - Networks carry Obama's Friday news conference

    TV press doing the job on debt ceiling - Networks carry  Obama's Friday news conference
    During the economic meltdown of 2008, I was appalled by the emotional, rollercoaster, histrionic, fact-lacking "coverage" from such cable-TV business analysts as Jim Cramer (CNBC) and Ali Velshi (CNN). I thought TV coverage during that crucial time in...
  • 'Portlandia,' 'Homeland,' 'Game of Thrones' among Peabody winners

    'Portlandia,' 'Homeland,' 'Game of Thrones' among Peabody winners
    "Portlandia,""Homeland,""Game of Thrones,""Parks and Recreation,""Treme"and "The Colbert Report"are among the TV winners of the 71st annual Peabody Awards announced Wednesday. The Peabody board picked 38 winners, including several PBS specials and the...
  • WJZ-TV explains strange start of 11 p.m. newscast Tuesday

    WJZ-TV explains strange start of 11 p.m. newscast Tuesday
    It was deja vu all over again for viewers of WJZ-TV's 11 p.m. news who had watched the "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" earlier Tuesday. Instead of seeing the Baltimore faces of Denise Koch and Vic Carter at 11 p.m. after a night of CBS new-season...
  • With Oprah gone, WJZ takes ratings lead at 4 and 5

    With Oprah gone, WJZ takes ratings lead at 4 and 5
    In the new world of endless channels and multiple ways to watch TV, you almost never see as dramatic a change in viewing as the one unfolding in Baltimore this fall. After a year of speculation about how the end of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" would affect...
  • Long-time CBS broadcaster Andy Rooney dead at 92

    Long-time CBS broadcaster Andy Rooney dead at 92
    Andy Rooney, whose CBS career spans the entire post-war history of network news, died Friday as a result of complications following minor surgery, the network announced. A mainstay of Sunday night viewing for millions of Americans, the 92-year-old Rooney...
  • Oprah promotes self, er, her Lance Armstrong interview

    Oprah promotes self, er, her Lance Armstrong interview
    Oprah Winfrey appeared on "CBS This Morning" Tuesday to talk about her interview with Lance Armstrong, but she remained coy about exactly what the disgraced seven-time Tour de France winner admitted to in his drug doping "confession." "I would say he did...
  • 'Not some god': Supreme Justice Sotomayor opens up to Chicago audience

    'Not some god': Supreme Justice Sotomayor opens up to Chicago audience
    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor gave Chicagoans a closer look into her life on Wednesday, sharing heartfelt details about the stories laid out in her new memoir, “My Beloved World.”   She walked through the audience at the Harold...
  • This weekend: Cowboys vs. Redskins; ‘Call the Midwife’; ‘Back to the Beginning’

     
    Football will be the most-watched programming during the final weekend of 2012. But there are offerings for fans of British drama, biblical history, Harry Potter and love stories. The highlights: 1. The weekend's biggest program is likely to be NBC's &#...