July 27, 2004
The first network for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered viewers has unveiled a roster of programming and a start date: Feb. 17. LOGO, the newest digital cable network from MTV Networks - with the motto "different together" - will "reflect the diversity that is our community," said Brian Graden, head of MTV and VH1 entertainment. "We know there is going to be a backlash," says Matt Farber, executive creative consultant for LOGO. "We're prepared and we believe that all we're doing is reflecting an audience that does exist."
November 4, 2008
Photographer loses lawsuit against Reeves A Los Angeles jury decided yesterday that Keanu Reeves doesn't owe a photographer one thin dime. Alison Silva had sued Reeves, claiming the actor struck him with his Porsche in March 2007, causing him to fall and injure his left wrist. But after five days of hearing - including watching a video that showed the photographer using both hands to scale down a chain-link fence after getting video of Britney Spears - the jurors deliberated for three hours and rejected Silva's claim of $711,974 for medical bills, lost wages and punitive damages.
June 25, 2009
THURSDAY '3 Blonde Moms': Enjoy a night of laughter with 3 Blonde Moms, at 8 p.m. at Bethesda Theatre, 7719 Wisconsin Ave. in Bethesda. With appearances on Comedy Central and Lifetime's Girls Night Out under their belt, Joanie Fagan, Beaumont Bacon and Cathy Ladman have prepared comedy bits on everything ranging from motherhood to mothers-in-law. Tickets are $25-$50. Call 301-657-7827 or go to bethesdatheatre.com. George Benson: Jazz guitarist and pop/R&B singer George Benson has had a successful, many-sided career.
September 8, 2005
Top Fives SINGLES 1. "We Belong Together," Mariah Carey 2. "Shake It Off," Mariah Carey 3. "Don't Cha," The Pussycat Dolls 4. "Lose Control," Missy Elliott 5. "Let Me Hold You," Bow Wow Billboard ALBUMS 1. Most Wanted, Hilary Duff 2. Now 19, Various Artists. 3. The Emancipation of Mimi, Mariah Carey 4. Monkey Business, Black Eyed Peas 5. Harlem: Diary of a Summer, Jim Jones Billboard CONCERT TOURS 1. Neil Diamond 2. Dave Mattews Band 3. Kenny Chesney 4. Anger Management Tour 5. Ozzfest Pollstar DVD SALES 1. Sin City 2. The Simpsons: The Complete Sixth Season 3. The Wedding Date (Widescreen)
January 2, 2013
WEATHER: Sunny, with highs in the mid-30s and sub-freezing wind chills. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS 'Fiscal cliff' deal approved, avoiding tax increases and spending cuts : A bipartisan plan to avoid federal spending reductions and tax increases that would have hit Maryland especially hard won final approval Tuesday night in the House of Representatives even as outside groups warned that the bill would simply delay difficult decisions for a few months.
November 11, 2010
Irish Festival Everyone is invited to be Irish for the weekend at the 35th annual Maryland Irish Festival. The fun starts with special happy-hour pricing tonight, then continues through Saturday and Sunday with music, food, cultural exhibits and more. There's even an Irish Baking Contest, set for Sunday afternoon. (If you're an expert on soda bread and want to show off your baking talent to the masses, be sure to register by 2 p.m.) Here's betting there'll be plenty of things green.
July 18, 2006
When his car breaks down, a U.S. marshal stumbles upon a town where the government has been secretly stockpiling geniuses. As you'd expect, it's a pretty kooky place. Joe Morton stars in Eureka (9 p.m.-11 p.m., Sci Fi). Network VERONICA MARS -- 8 p.m.-9 p.m., WUTB, Channel 24 / Her boyfriend dumps her, kidnaps a baby and runs. Then things get worse for Veronica. UPN. HOUSE -- 8 p.m.-9 p.m., WBFF, Channel 45 / After the Baltimore "thing," Stacy and House try to act normally. Fox. GILMORE GIRLS -- 8 p.m.-9 p.m., WNUV, Channel 54 / Sure, Luke likely would have hated the recital, but he's mad Lorelai didn't invite him. WB. ACCORDING TO JIM -- 8 p.m.-8:30 p.m., WMAR, Channel 2 / The more Cheryl says he reminds her of Jim, the less Dana likes her new beau.
May 17, 2007
Seal // Merriweather / A three-time Grammy award-winner, singer-songwriter Seal has helped bring soul music to the mainstream. Born in Britain, the singer overcame a tough childhood to achieve his success. Seal will be at Merriweather Post Pavilion, 10475 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia, on Saturday. Gates open at 6:30 p.m., and tickets are $40-$75. Call 410-547-SEAT or go to ticketmaster .com. Porcupine Tree // Rams Head Live / Known previously as part of the British group No-Man, singer/guitarist Steven Wilson started Porcupine Tree with Malcolm Stocks in the late 1980s as a joke, claiming it was a '70s band.
July 14, 1999
Fans of the old "Password" game show will remember that opposites weren't allowed as clues, so if "Muppets" were the word, "relevant" or "hip" couldn't have been clues.That's not to say that Jim Henson's stable of cloth characters weren't funny or entertaining, but even in their heyday, the Muppets' brand of humor seemed, well, a bit dated.Based on their sassy new film, "Muppets from Space," Kermit, Miss Piggy, Statler and Waldorf, and even Fozzie Bear, the "wakka, wakka" guy himself, have gotten hip just in time for the new millennium.
February 27, 1997
There's a documentary on MPT late tonight that's definitely worth staying up for."MPT On-Line" (7: 30 p.m.-8: 30 p.m., MPT, Channels 22 and 67) -- WJHU's Marc Steiner is the host for a live call-in program on the issue of racism. Studio guests will include representatives from the Women's Freedom Network, University of Maryland, Hispanic Community Center and American Indian Center."Diagnosis Murder" (8 p.m.-9 p.m., WJZ, Channel 13) -- A pair of soap-opera staples, Kimberlin Brown and Dwight Schultz of "The Bold and the Beautiful," drop by, as a psychiatrist and a patient who's found lying next to his dead wife and clutching the murder weapon.