After decades as a popular talk show host, Oprah Winfrey will end her daytime program to concentrate on a new cable channel. Jeffrey Brown examines Winfrey’s mark on the media landscape. Continue reading
Jeffrey Brown examines the impact of television and radio talk show hosts and how they affect the way Americans think about politics. Continue reading
Ed McMahon, television’s most famous late-night sidekick, died Tuesday in Los Angeles. The cause has not been released, though a friend reported he had been suffering from bone cancer, as well as other illnesses, for the last few years. He was 86.
Analysts examine the road to digital television conversion and assess the successes and drawbacks involved in the change. Continue reading
As NBC’s Jay Leno prepares to pass “Tonight Show” hosting duties to Conan O’Brien and launch a new talk show, a newspaper television critic mulls the future landscape of late night television. Continue reading
Susan Boyle, a singing contestant on the U.K. reality show “Britain’s Got Talent,” became an unlikely Internet sensation this week. ITN’s ITV news correspondent Phil Reay-Smith examines Boyle’s appeal. Continue reading