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Television and Radio: The Fall Guys (& Gals)

New TV season might not be enough to keep you away from DVDs and the Internet

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 24, 2003
Where did the summer of 2003 go? Suddenly it's time to rake leaves, dig out those sweaters and sweatshirts and become reacquainted with your old friend -- television. There are quite a few inter  

Television and Radio: Access Powers

Cable TV offers channels for diverse perspectives

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 13, 2003
One of the beneficial byproducts of the Cable Act of 1984 was the stipulation compelling cable companies to provide a channel for local government, schools and individuals to use to produce televi  

Television and Radio: Tween Queen

Cincinnati native looks beyond Even Stevens

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 25, 2003
After finding out where CityBeat is published, actress Christy Carlson Romano gushes, "My mom's from Cincinnati. She went to UC and my Dad went to UC, too. They met at UC, decided to get married  

Television and Radio: Hearts and Minds

The pluses and minuses of cable, satellite or just plain old free TV

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 9, 2003
A whole TV generation is involved in the great debate. Just as cable TV surpassed the 50 percent mark in the number of wired-up homes, along came Direct Broadcast Satellite. Suddenly, more and mo  

Move Your Dial To The Right

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 15, 2003
From its inception until the late 1970s, AM radio was king. The medium survived an assault from television in the 1950s by switching to music as its main source of programming. FM gradually supplant  

Events: Ring of Fire

The WWE brings its red hot show to town

0 Comments · Thursday, November 7, 2002
For several years now people have debated the difference between sports and entertainment. Some say the former is the latter, but purists argue otherwise. There's a fine line between the two, the  

Events: Your Daily Dose

The Daily Show's Jon Stewart is a comedian, anchor and stand-up guy

0 Comments · Thursday, October 17, 2002
He is one of America's great comedic voices. "Where? Right here on the line? That's exciting," says Jon Stewart from his Daily Show office in New York City. "I'm very excited about coming to  

America and Soccer: I know, I know

0 Comments · Thursday, June 27, 2002
Americans aren't much for watching soccer, while most of the rest of the planet is enamored with the game. We all know that. Yet every four years, many in the sports media feel duty-bound to inform   

Cover Story: Hot Dispute

Trying to Get Buffy and Roswell on Local Cable

0 Comments · Thursday, May 31, 2001
Summertime in the USA means longer days, warmer weather and less TV watching. The latter might actually be a good thing, as viewers decompress from a season of their favorite programs. Why not leap   

Spring has Sprung

0 Comments · Thursday, May 10, 2001
It's time for "Channel Surfing" to do some spring cleaning of sorts: Here is a gathering of items not worth a full column, but still deserving some attention. On the eve of May sweeps, some intere