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 >>
Republican candidates in Texas are historically bad at courting Hispanic voters, so it's no wonder senate candidate Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst welcomes a novel approach: a debate in Spanish with his run-off challenger, the Tea Party sweetheart Ted Cruz.
We hope this happens. We hope it hap ... 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 >>
To the pile of reality series making camp in Dallas (Most Eligible Dallas
, The A-List: Dallas, Storage Wars: Dallas featuring Roy Williams and on and on), add at least two more: HGTV's My First Place and Lifetime's America's Supernanny. Sooner or later, you will wind up in front of a camera. Whe ... More >>
Travel ChannelAdam Richman with the guys from Kuby's Sausage House. Adam Richman, the Travel Channel's Food Coma Correspondent, spent some time in Dallas recently, stuffing his face at Kuby's Sausage House (which we profiled a while back), Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse and Sprouts SpringRoll & Pho.
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This just in: Chef, novelist (and Bone in the Throat is highly recommended) and TV-show host Anthony Bourdain's booked a gig at the city-run Majestic Theater in October, with tickets going on sale this Friday. The full release follows, but long story short: "Bourdain will spend the evening sharin ... More >>
Courtesy FOX BroadcastingCan I borrow your towel? My car just hit a water buffalo.Now, apparently, it's time for our semi-regular Good Guys update. I haven't yet watched Friday night's episode (I was here, Section 314, the only guy in a tie), but the wife watched -- big Gary Cole and Elbow Room f ... More >>
After the jump you'll find the announcement that just landed in the Unfair Park in-box, but short story shorter: KTXA will broadcast 15 Dallas Stars regular-season games each season for the next four beginning, well, this season. Most, incidentally, will be Saturday-night games -- and all will b ... 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 >>
Two radio industry sources say that CBS Radio and Clear Channel Communications are in negotiations on a deal that could bring controversial and wildly popular radio host Russ Martin back to Dallas radio early this summer. The sources indicate that, should an agreement be reach ... More >>
Fox Broadcasting Co.Jon Voight and James Wolk in Lonestar, which will shoot in Dallas beginning this summerLike I said Thursday, Dallas will serve as the backdrop for three network TV series come summertime, an announcement made official this morning when FOX revealed its fall prime-time line-up ... More >>
It'll be just like Bandslam, guys!After the jump, a press release well worth your time if you're in high school and you're in a band. But before we get to that, let's just give you the quick rundown on what's happening: On January 8, Live Nation, in cooperation with TV network Fuse, will host a h ... More >>
Megan Wants A Millionaire's David CohenIn gearing up for Project Runway, we've been checking out Louise Black's fashions. We've also been gut-checking to see if we can handle watching Dallas' David Cohen on, um, Megan Wants a Millionaire (because Beauty & the Geek, Rock of Love and I Love Mon ... More >>
The O's, rehearsing for a television scene to be shot at The Libertine today at 4 p.m.The O's are helping a friend shoot a pilot for a potential travel show in which bands show host Vydra around town, and will be filming and hanging out at The Libertine Bar (2101 Greenville Ave.) today at 4 p.m. And ... More >>