As odious a human being as Glenn Beck is, the man is brilliant in his way. His decision a year ago to break with Fox News, move from New York to North Texas, and launch an Internet-only TV station seemed a dubious bet. The cable network is, after all, the leading outlet for right-wing talking heads, ... More >>
Drunken yoga does not equal female empowerment.
Show of hands: Who remembers when cable TV's A&E channel featured real art for entertainment? Been a long time, right?
Back in the 1990s, the Arts & Entertainment channel, as it was known then, specialized in high-culture programming. Ballet. Opera. ... More >>
Emeril: Top Chef's new jurist.Official word just came from Bravo: The next season of Top Chef will be set in Texas.
You already knew that if you've been following any number of blogs, including City of Ate, where we broke the story that the state will shell out an estimated $400,000 to see ... More >>
Hopefully our incessant bugging you about Dorrough, Dondria and Lil Twist this summer hasn't fallen on deaf ears.Because, whether or not DC9 readers are paying attention, plenty of others are when it comes to these three. In fact, on Tuesday, the trio combined for the fifth time to pull of someth ... More >>
The rap on Dallas is that it's a meat and potatoes town, a reputation that seems likely to be cemented by a new Food Network show.
The Food Network will be in Dallas next month to film Meat and Potatoes, a new show slated for the cable network's fall schedule. A Food Network spokesperson wou ... More >>
It's not the most surprising press release to ever arrive in the Unfair Park in-box -- especially given the fact that City Manager Mary Suhm's FY2009-2010 budget cut its funding ($246,000 for last fiscal year, about a third of its annual operating budget). But there it is: Dallas iMedia Network, ... More >>
Okay, I'm sucked in.
Not to the point of eating Creatine cupcakes, stocking my closet with Affliction T-shirts and putting Newy Scruggs in an arm bar, but I'm intrigued enough by the sport of Mixed Martial Arts that I'm journeying to American Airlines Center Saturday night for UFC 103.
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After all, this is The Sportatorium. Right?
I grew up watching Saturday Night Wrestling on Channel 11. While the adults played Canasta the kids were banished to the TV room, where we couldn't wait for Bill Mercer on the black-and-white Zenith. I remember Blackjack Mulligan and Frtiz Von Erich a ... More >>
On Page 13A of Your Morning Paper is Dora the Explorer, crying all over a full-page ad that screams: "Time Warner Cable is Taking Dora Off the Air Tonight! Along with 19 of your favorite channels!" Which is a bit of a stretch. Spike? Please. MTV? Since when? 1985? TV Land? Since when? 1966? OK, thou ... More >>