| Sep 12, 2013
At 10:26 a.m. Thursday Wayne Schiff's winnings of $156,522 were overtaken and he slipped out of Winner's Row on the new NBC game show “The Million Second Quiz.” Wayne could do nothing but watch as Lizzy of New Rochelle, NY......
| Sep 26, 2012
| 4:47 AM
The sorry tableau of two replacement referees standing side by side in the end zone making opposite calls on a controversial play at the end of ESPN's "Monday Night Football" led to the largest audience on record for the post-game SportsCenter show.
| Feb 3, 2013
| 8:49 PM
UPDATE (1 a.m.) at end of post with review of NFL Network's excellent post-game show and comment on Flacco profanity after game.
It was a fabulous day and night for TV football, with the Ravens winning the Super Bowl, 34-31. But little thanks for that...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Here's my vote for the best TV post-game show of the year: ESPN's Trent Dilfer and Steve Young ripping the New York Jets like I have not seen an NFL team ripped by analysts in some time.
Their commentary was so informed, passionate, fearless and...
| May 11, 2011
| 9:50 AM
"House" is leaving the building, "30 Rock" has rolled away, "The Middle" is coming to an end, and "American Idol" will soon be idle.
A generation ago, the end of the broadcast networks' season meant the beginning of the "nothing worth watching" season....
| May 18, 2011
| 7:04 AM
With the final season of "The Closer" approaching TNT announced Wednesday that it will launch a spin-off called "Major Crimes" starring Mary McDonnell as Capt. Raydor, who was often butting heads with Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson (Kyra...
| Jun 14, 2011
Paula Poundstone's life might have turned out much differently if her mother had been an early riser. "It would have ruined everything," says the comedienne with a laugh.
"I was the youngest in my family," she explains by phone from her home in Santa...
| Sep 9, 2011
FORT ATKINSON, Wis. — I've been trying to think of the term for that particular experience of entering a seemingly small space only to discover it's much larger. Until I can remember the right word for that phenomenon — if the word really...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 12:17 PM
Charles Willis "Bill" Hammond Sr., the retired longtime executive vice president of the Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors, died Sept. 1 at Gilchrist Hospice Care of complications from a fall he suffered last month. The former Roland Park resident was...
| Dec 7, 2011
There were two Judge Zagels in the cavernous ceremonial federal courtroom on the 25th floor, each looking down on upon one desperate Rod Blagojevich.
One was the Zagel on the wall, a portrait along with dozens of other such portraits of black-robed...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 11:24 AM
Between 2001 and 2006, NBC's "Fear Factor" pitted teams of contestants against their worst fears -- from heights to speed to creepy-crawlies -- in hopes of claiming a $50,000 top prize.
On Monday, Dec. 12, almost six years after it went off the air,...