Bob Grant, a Combative Individuality on New York Talk Radio, Dies at 84

January 3rd, 2014

His demise was introduced by the New York radio station WABC, in which he attracted his largest audiences. Mr. Grant thrived on the radio regardless of being boycotted for racist remarks, and even with a trademark practice of hanging up on his possess callers. But his sharp tongue also proved his undoing. In 1996, WABC fired him over a remark he created soon after information studies said a aircraft carrying Ronald H. Brown, the commerce secretary in the Clinton administration, had crashed in Croatia. In a comment on the air pursuing the news bulletin, Mr. Grant appeared to specific the […]

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‘Downton Abbey’ Returns to PBS

January 2nd, 2014
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Television Assessment: ‘The Property,’ a Mini-Series About Aldrich Ames on ABC

January 2nd, 2014

Performing, like spying, is the artwork of lying persuasively. And the British should be better liars, due to the fact they are consistently picked to play Us citizens on American television shows. Their spies are clearly more fascinating — Kim Philby, the infamous British intelligence mole, was a much a lot more complex and intriguing double agent than Aldrich Ames, the wormy counterintelligence officer who marketed tricks to Moscow even after the Soviet Union collapsed. “The Assets,” an eight-element ABC mini-series about the Ames situation that begins on Thursday, has British actors in nearly all the direct roles, including Ames […]

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Egypt States 3 Journalists Will Be Held fifteen More Days

January 1st, 2014

CAIRO — Egyptian prosecutors on Tuesday requested a few detained journalists from the news channel Al Jazeera English to be held in custody for fifteen much more days, on charges that include belonging to a terrorist group and harming the country’s status abroad. Human rights companies have denounced the expenses, accusing the authorities of deliberately complicated the act of reporting on the Muslim Brotherhood with belonging to the group, which has been officially categorised as a terrorist firm. Legal rights advocates stated the accusations had sent a stressing sign about the armed forces-backed government’s approach to push freedoms. 4 journalists […]

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Coming Out

January 1st, 2014

A glance at information anchors who have just lately revealed their sexual orientation. Robin Roberts, “Good Early morning America” How she came out: In a calendar year-conclude Fb post Sunday, she wrote, “I am grateful for my whole family, my long time girlfriend, Amber, and pals as we get ready to rejoice a glorious new 12 months collectively.”

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Obama’s Television set Picks: Anything Edgy, With Hints of Reality

December 30th, 2013
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John Miller, CBS Correspondent, to Sign up for New York Police Dept. Yet again

December 29th, 2013

John Miller, a well known CBS News correspondent who drew both praise and scrutiny for his potential to leverage his law-enforcement and nationwide stability contacts for large information stories, is leaving the community to work in counterterrorism for the New York Police Section, CBS introduced on Thursday. J. Emilio Flores for The New York Moments John Miller served as the New York Law enforcement Department’s main spokesman in 1994. The Media Equation: A Television set Voice Rang Accurate in Clamor of Capturing (December 24, 2012) With 360-Diploma Check out, Police Spokesman Plays Pivotal Role (July 22, 2013) Right after a […]

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Bowing to Pressure, A&E Revokes Suspension of ‘Duck Dynasty’ Star

December 28th, 2013
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Television Overview: ‘Sex Sent Me to the ER’ Is a New TLC Series

December 28th, 2013
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Occasions Critics Share Final-Possibility Tv set Picks

December 27th, 2013

Lacey Terrell/HBO Alex Borstein, still left, and Niecy Nash in HBO’s “Receiving On,” set in an extended-treatment device. The time finale is Sunday. The Comedy of the Endgame Things get occupied in the getaway season it is hard to locate either the time or the vitality to capture up with a prolonged-operating series so you are ready to soar onboard for a finale or new time. But here’s an effortless 1: HBO’s “Getting On,” a deliciously darkish comedy set in a hospital’s prolonged-treatment unit. Only five half-hour episodes to look at, and you are prepared for Sunday’s finale. The show […]

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