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 >>
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 >>
"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 >>
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 >>
Buntports Starship Troy comes in for a landing.
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 >>
Avenue Q arrives at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House.
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Doug Bruce stars in the newest reality TV show.
And you thought network sitcoms were bad…
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Sports anchors aim to entertain.
The next generation takes a pop quiz on the media.
Bill Schantz and Paul Bailey are beating the odds.
Will Ferrell's Anchorman is dumb, and funny, as hell.
The Old Guard
The Dim Sum of Its Parts
Start me up: The Stones came to town — and everyone knew it.
NBC hopes Coupling is its next hitcom, which bugs the show's biggest fans
The government killed TV, and Hollywood's begging it to revive the corpse
Buntport Theater offers sitcoms with a twist.
Channel 7 readies a new computer system that makes the newspeople behind the scenes all but obsolete.
That's been the long, hard decision for TV academy chairman Bryce Zabel
The talking heads are spinning at Channel 7 and Fox Sports Net.
Marty Coniglio, Channel 7
Denis Leary is on The Job, but can ABC find him an audience?
Boulder community TV lives to fight, and even shove, another day.
Boulder Community TV is at war with one of its flakiest producers. Guess who's winning?
Local newscasts have plenty of style, but where’s the substance?
A look at who's up and who's down.
A pitch meeting for Colorado sitcom ideas.
A journal of the media madness sparked by the JonBenét grand jury.