Television Broadcasting and Production

  • Calendar

    November 13, 2014
  • Blogs

    September 22, 2014

    How Michael Brown News Dominated Twitter, Played Out on MSNBC, Fox News and CNN

    Forty-eight hours before cable news networks picked up the story of Michael Brown, the story exploded on Twitter with hundreds of thousands of people tweeting about the shooting, rioting and heavily-militarized police response. A report from the Pew Research Center shows that in the first week aft ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 12, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 9, 2012

    VIDEO: The TV Ad Dave Spence Doesn't Want You to See

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Dave Spence has sent a cease-and-desist letter to television stations around the state warning them they could face legal action if they continue to run what his attorney calls a "defamatory" ad. The television commercial in question paints Spence as a St. Louis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2011

    Will This Year's World Series Have The Worst TV Ratings Ever?

    Black nor white: Cardinals in the World Series doesn't necessarily mean poor TV ratings.​You hear it each time the Cardinals enter the World Series. "Oh, the television execs must be dying! A mid-market team in the series? Ratings will be horrendous!" Yes and no. That dire prediction proved to be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    New Michael Pollan Article in Times Magazine

    Michael Pollan (The Omnivore's Dilemma, In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto) has an epic new article in this weekend's edition of the New York Times magazine in which he tackles the decline of cooking in America and the rise of food-related television programming. Well worth your time. Here's t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2009

    Tomorrow is D-Day (Digital Television Conversion)

    Tomorrow broadcast TV is going all digital on your ass, when analog television signals are switched off and replaced with digital signals. Hopefully you've heard about this already and have purchased a converter box if you aren't already using cable or a satellite service. Just in case you've b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2009

    Anyone Else Unable to Get Local Channels Through Digital Broadcasts? TV got snow? I'd like to know. Comment below.I realize I'm in the minority here being among the 10 percent of the U.S. population who do not subscribe to satellite or cable television.But I've got to kvetch to the small fragment of folks out there like me. Can you ... More >>

  • Music

    October 1, 2008

    Ricky Skaggs/Bruce Hornsby

    8:00 p.m. Saturday, October 4. Touhill Performing Arts Center, One University Drive.

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2008
  • Calendar

    August 8, 2007
  • Calendar

    March 14, 2007
  • Music

    October 26, 2005


    Saturday, October 29; Mississippi Nights (914 North First Street)

  • Music

    July 20, 2005

    The Johnny A. Band

    Thursday, July 21; BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups (700 South Broadway)

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 29, 2004

    Best TV Station

    KPLR-TV (Channel 11)

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 24, 2003

    Best Weathercaster

    Joe Petrovich, Ph.D.
    KMOV-TV (Channel 4)

  • Culture

    July 17, 2002

    After M*A*S*H

    Larry Gelbart is one of TV's last great writers. So why can't he stay tuned?

  • Culture

    February 20, 2002

    Flunk You

    If Fox expels Undeclared, blame everyone but Judd Apatow

  • Culture

    February 13, 2002

    Net Loss

    The government killed TV, and Hollywood's begging it to revive the corpse

  • Culture

    September 6, 2000

    School's Out

    When Fox-TV canceled American High, the network hit a new low

  • News

    February 17, 1999
  • News

    December 9, 1998

    Sleeping with the Enemy

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch is finding common cause with some local television newscasts.