Welcome to Monday, the 60th anniversary of the first live televised presidential news conference, featuring President John F. Kennedy. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Texas Supreme Court lets parents of Sandy Hook Elementary School victims pursue defamation claims against conspiracy theorist. — Democrat-backed bill to add judges to Virginia’s […]
Opening arguments are set for Thursday in the federal government's efforts to block AT&T's efforts to gobble up Time Warner in a case that could shape how you get — and how much you pay for — streaming TV and movies.
LOS ANGELES — If you’re shopping for a TV, get out a tape measure and do some quick calculations before you head to the store. And count the number of gadgets you’ll want to connect to your screen. Buying a TV is no longer just choosing how big a screen you want. Here are some […]
The new Rob Lowe-Fred Savage comedy has garnered many glowing reviews. This is not one of them.
NEW YORK — Dish Network and Sinclair Broadcast Group, one of the largest TV broadcasters in the U.S., said Wednesday they’ve agreed on the outline of a new contract, one day after Sinclair’s channels went dark for Dish customers. Dish Network said signals for the Hunt Valley-based Sinclair channels are being restored. The Federal Communications […]
Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby became a household name across the county (and perhaps the world) this month after she announced charges against police officers in the Freddie Gray case. But it turns out that was not the first time Mosby has been seen on television seeking justice. Mosby, then known by her […]
WBFF (Fox 45) is combining with WeatherNation TV to give Baltimore a new 24-hour weather channel, the two announced on Monday. The programming appears on digital TV channel 45.2, channel 205 for Comcast customers and 465 for Verizon subscribers. WeatherNation carries local, regional and national weather information, featuring members of WBFF’s on-air weather staff. In […]
A Landover man has been granted a voluntary dismissal of his lawsuit against a true-crime documentary series he alleged portrayed him as the killer of a friend.
Sinclair will develop original entertainment shows as well as infomercials and direct response commercials.
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc., of Hunt Valley, announced Friday that the Federal Communications Commission and the Department of Justice have approved the company’s acquisition of the Allbritton television stations. Sinclair intends to close the transaction on Aug. 1. As part of the $985 million deal, Sinclair will sell a TV station in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, to […]
In support of the My Brother’s Keeper initiative, Discovery Communications, of Silver Spring, a worldwide provider of television programming, announced on Monday it has committed to produce and air a TV special and host town hall meetings. My Brother’s Keeper is a White House program that seeks to improve the lives of boys and men […]
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc., of Hunt Valley, an independent television broadcasting company, announced that it has agreed to sell the assets of WHTM-TV (ABC) in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, to Media General, and to sell the non-license assets of WTAT-TV (Fox) in Charleston, South Carolina, to Cunningham Communications, which owns the license assets.