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  • Baltimore-based Veteran Artist Program seeks to propel veterans into mainstream arts community

    Baltimore-based Veteran Artist Program seeks to propel veterans into mainstream arts community
    When bad luck struck, John Mann was all but certain that he'd have to abandon his dreams. In 2005, Mann was a 28-year-old film school graduate who was just starting to make inroads in the difficult East Coast television industry. He hoped to one day...
  • Warner Bros. names Kevin Tsujihara chief executive

    In a bold bet on the digital future of entertainment, Time Warner Inc. has selected its digital guru -- Kevin Tsujihara -- as the new chief executive of Warner Bros. Entertainment. Time Warner Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes' selection of Tsujihara,...
  • 'Desperate Housewives' actress who played Mrs. McCluskey dies

    'Desperate Housewives' actress who played Mrs. McCluskey dies
    Less than three weeks after nosy neighbor Mrs. McCluskey succumbed to lung cancer on the series finale of "Desperate Housewives," Kathryn Joosten — the actress who won two Emmy Awards for portraying the television character — has died of the...
  • Eugene Polley dies at 96; inventor of wireless TV remote control

    Eugene Polley dies at 96; inventor of wireless TV remote control
    Eugene Polley, inventor of the first wireless channel changer, a precursor to the remote control that surfers use to navigate the 500-plus channels offered by modern television, has died. He was 96. Polley died of natural causes Sunday at a hospital in...
  • Southern California Close-Ups: San Fernando Valley

    Southern California Close-Ups: San Fernando Valley
      First published on April 24, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012. The San Fernando Valley is 260 square miles of suburbia. Actually, make that suburbia on nutritional supplements. And antidepressants. With perhaps a little cosmetic surgery south...
  • WFTV’s ‘Case Against Casey Anthony’ wins Emmy

     
    The folks at WFTV-Channel 9 made a terrific showing when Emmys were handed out over the weekend. The ABC affiliate won six categories and took home 18 statuuettes. WFTV's “Case Against Casey Anthony” was named best crime program by the Sun...
  • Dick Clark: An indelible impact on American pop music

     
    Dick Clark: As the music and TV industry mourns the passing of "America's oldest living teenager," who died on Wednesday of a heart attack at the age of 82, we remember the indelible mark Dick Clark left on pop music....
  • Moving soaps from TV to Web: Easier said than done

     
    On the surface, the news that soap operas "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" may find new life on the Web after ABC pulls the plug on them sounds like great news to fans of the genre. But......
  • Mary Murphy

    Mary Murphy
    Mary Murphy is the winner of 18 Emmy Awards for her reporting and anchor work in her hometown of New York City. The daughter of Irish immigrants who settled in Queens, Mary Murphy has spent her entire, 30-year career in NYC. By the age of 13, Mary knew...
  • Memorial for longtime CBS exec Bud Grant set

     
    A memorial has been set for B. Donald Grant, a former president of CBS Entertainment who died on July 1 at the age of 79. Known as Bud, Grant started his career at NBC in 1956 and held posts at......
  • Lehigh bar association wins Emmy for texting video

     
    The Bar Association of Lehigh County has only been in the TV business for two years, but it picked up its first Emmy award Saturday. The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences honored the bar association and its...