• Blogs

    April 13, 2010

    D Bar Desserts owner and Food Network Challenge host Keegan Gerhard switches roles

    D Bar's Keegan Gerhard​Earlier today, when I got Keegan Gerhard, owner of D Bar Desserts and host of Food Network Challenge, on the horn, he was driving through a jungle in Puerto Rico on his way to Saborea, Puerto Rico's annual culinary extravaganza. He was there with several other Food Netw ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 3, 2009
  • Calendar

    November 19, 2009
  • News

    October 15, 2009
  • Calendar

    September 10, 2009

    Good for Laughs

    Originally from Longmont, humorist Kirsten Schaal returns for a set.

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2009

    ManeLine breaks in the Deuce's live stage as first local hip-hop act

    During the morning and night newscasts on Channel 2, the station has been showcasing local acts on their Guitar Center-sponsored stage. All of the acts thus far have been rock-oriented with nary a hip-hop artist -- until last week. On Friday morning, the Deuce reached out to ManeLine and asked the c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2009

    Boulder's Ace Young back on American Idol -- kind of, sort of, in a way

    American Idol didn't prove to be a skyrocket to fame for Boulder's Ace Young, a 2006 Westword profile subject. But three years after finishing seventh in the contest -- remember how he equated that number with the one John Elway wore? -- he's still using the show to put bread on his table. Specifica ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2009

    Channels 7, 9 and 20 won't wait until June for digital-TV conversion

    "The Digital Conversion Will Leave Some Coloradans in the Dark," and blogs like this one note that a percentage of locals who've been receiving free, over-the-air TV during the analog era will lose this service once stations switch to all-digital broadcasting. Concerns about problems like these cont ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2009

    Vail-based Bachelorette prize Ryan Sutter weighs in on controversial Bachelor finale

    Much of America was steamed when the latest television Bachelor, Jason Mesnick, dumped Molly Malaney to propose to Melissa Rycroft, only to subsequently give Rycroft the heave-ho in order to pursue a relationship with Malaney -- a roundelay that took place entirely in front of TV cameras. And Vail's ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 25, 2008

    Lost in Space

    Buntport’s Starship Troy comes in for a landing.

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2008

    TV or not TV? That's no question for these chefs

    Chef Hosea Rosenberg Bright knives, big city. The fifth season of Bravo's Top Chef premieres tonight at 8 p.m. MST when seventeen chefs compete in Top Chef: New York. The lineup includes Melissa Harrison, sous chef at Centro Latin Kitchen & Refreshment Palace in Boulder, and Hosea Rosenberg, exec ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 4, 2008

    Neighborhood Watch

    Avenue Q arrives at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House.

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2008

    Why No Statement From South Park Creators About Isaac Hayes' Death?

    An image from South Park's "The Return of Chef" episode. The August 10 death of Isaac Hayes at age 65 spurred warm statements from individuals throughout the entertainment industry -- but apparently nothing thus far from Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the Coloradans who created South Park, the Comedy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2008

    Be A Loser

    I have a confession to make: I'm secretly obsessed with NBC's The Biggest Loser. I really don't understand it ... as a general rule, I'm not a big fan of reality television, but there's something about that show that keeps bringing me back again. And again. And again. I held a special soft spot for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2008

    Ratings-Challenged Channel 2's Expansion Plans

    Beginning on Monday, July 7, Channel 2 will launch a new half-hour weekday newscast at 5:30 p.m. A station press release calls the move "a milestone for the television station," not to mention another opportunity for anchors Ernie Bjorkman and Kellie MacMullan and chief meteorologist Dave Fraser to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2008
  • News

    January 31, 2008

    A Louse in the House

    Doug Bruce stars in the newest reality TV show.

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2007
  • News

    June 28, 2007

    Mile-High Low

    And you thought network sitcoms were bad…

  • Home Entertainment

    June 7, 2007
  • Home Entertainment

    October 26, 2006
  • Blogs

    October 17, 2006

    Karr Fire

    If the increasingly pathetic saga of John Mark Karr proves anything, it's this: A media obsessive can stretch his fifteen minutes of fame to twenty, or even half an hour, if he can manage to portray himself as a victim of the media attention he seeks yet claims to despise. Fingered by CU professor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2006
  • Blogs

    September 14, 2006

    So You Think You Can Judge Dancing?

    The Fox reality show So You Think You Can Dance has done so well in the ratings that the network has created a tour featuring the program's ten top finalists; the troupe performs in Denver on Tuesday, September 19, at the Colorado Convention Center's Lecture Hall. Brian Friedman, a choreographer-tur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2006

    The Fray Plays On

    Last night, the Fray appeared on the Tonight Show for the second time in six months -- and just a week after the band was featured on the Late Show with David Letterman. The Fray played "How to Save a Life" -- the title track from its debut -- with workman-like precision. In fact, the hometown boy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2006

    Fray to Go

    Props to the Fray, who performed last night on the Late Show with David Letterman, successfully finishing off the triumvirate of late-night talk shows. (We know, we know: The band has actually been on four post-prime-time gabfests, but honestly, can you really consider its appearance on the Late Lat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2006

    More Messages: Drew, Too

    In the June 22 Message column, Channel 9 sportscaster Drew Soicher revealed that he collects insulting e-mails directed at him -- but due to space constraints dictated by the printed page, only a couple of excerpts were included as examples. What follow are some additional, and equally hysterical, e ... More >>

  • News

    June 22, 2006

    Shticky Situation

    Sports anchors aim to entertain.

  • News

    November 10, 2005

    Students' Counsel

    The next generation takes a pop quiz on the media.

  • News

    October 14, 2004

    Daily Double

    Bill Schantz and Paul Bailey are beating the odds.

  • News

    August 26, 2004

    The Message

    Stan's Plan

  • Film

    July 8, 2004

    Good News

    Will Ferrell's Anchorman is dumb, and funny, as hell.

  • News

    April 15, 2004

    The Message

    Kid Stuff

  • News

    October 16, 2003

    The Message

    Access Ability

  • News

    September 4, 2003

    The Message

    The Old Guard

  • Dining

    May 1, 2003

    Bite Me

    The Dim Sum of Its Parts

  • Music

    February 6, 2003


    Start me up: The Stones came to town — and everyone knew it.

  • Culture

    January 30, 2003

    Your New Friends?

    NBC hopes Coupling is its next hitcom, which bugs the show's biggest fans

  • Culture

    February 14, 2002

    Net Loss

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

  • Calendar

    December 27, 2001

    Join the Club

    Buntport Theater offers sitcoms with a twist.

  • News

    November 29, 2001

    Robo News

    Channel 7 readies a new computer system that makes the newspeople behind the scenes all but obsolete.

  • Culture

    October 25, 2001

    Emmy or Not to Emmy?

    That's been the long, hard decision for TV academy chairman Bryce Zabel

  • News

    June 28, 2001


    The talking heads are spinning at Channel 7 and Fox Sports Net.

  • People & Places

    March 29, 2001

    Best TV Weathercaster

    Marty Coniglio, Channel 7

  • Culture

    March 8, 2001

    Good Cop, Bad Cop

    Denis Leary is on The Job, but can ABC find him an audience?

  • News

    May 11, 2000

    Access Approved

    Boulder community TV lives to fight, and even shove, another day.

  • News

    February 10, 2000

    Acess Denied

    Boulder Community TV is at war with one of its flakiest producers. Guess who's winning?

  • News

    November 25, 1999

    Show & Sell

    Local newscasts have plenty of style, but where’s the substance?

  • News

    November 25, 1999

    The Combatants

    A look at who's up and who's down.

  • News

    October 28, 1999

    Get Me Rewrite!

    A pitch meeting for Colorado sitcom ideas.

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