Howard stern


NBC contest show seeks new talent

Published Dec. 5, 2014

It's a loaded question as most people have their own sense of what "talent" means. The producers of "America's Got Talent" want to see whatever it means ... and want people from the Milwaukee market to take them up on the opportunity to win a slot on the show.


OnMedia: The most engaging new show on TV?

Published Dec. 9, 2010

Nielsen Media Research says "Mike and Molly" is the most engaging new show of the season -- an important fact for advertisers ... "Blue Valentine" gets an "R" ... "Community" goes all stop-actiony.


OnMedia: Christmas ads on Target

Published Dec. 3, 2010

It's early, but Target is finally offering a watchable crop of Christmas commercials... Shaun Robinson joins Al Roker at the "Tournament of Roses" parade... Is Howard Stern going to Apple?


OnMedia: The "Dr." goes to satellite

Published Dec. 1, 2010

Three months after Laura Schlessinger claimed she was ending her radio show, she's signed a deal to go to satellite radio ... CBS blows up its morning show ... And a Hanukkah classic from Adam Sandler.


These "Miserable Men" want to make you laugh

Published April 13, 2010

If you don't subscribe to satellite radio and listen to Howard Stern's channel, you may not be familiar with the "Miserable Men." That doesn't mean you won't enjoy the show, though. Local comedian/writer Arthur Hinty is bringing the group to town for a show Saturday night at The Times Cinema near Watusi, er, Wauwatosa. Read on for details.


OnMedia: Live from New York ... it's Betty White

Published March 11, 2010

It's official, the 88-year-old TV pioneer will headline "Saturday Night Live" on May 8 ... WYMS has a new program director ... Bob and Brian have a new market ... and Mark Belling's radio show is now old enough to drink.


OnMedia: Jess Prosser plots out "Criminal Minds"

Published Feb. 10, 2010

It's taken nearly a decade of work on films and TV shows, but now Milwaukee-born Jess Prosser has the script-writing credit on an episode of CBS' "Criminal Minds" airing tonight ... A Waukesha skater is highlighted in a trio of Sonic Drive-In ads ... And the Muppets crank out another video.


OnMedia: Mathew Blades heading to Phoenix

Published Feb. 9, 2010

Mathew Blades is heading to Phoenix to do what he came to Milwaukee to do back in 2007... Howard Stern talks about becoming an "American Idol" judge... Jay Leno signs off -- for a few weeks.


OnMedia: Year-end thoughts on the state of radio

Published Dec. 28, 2009

It's not news to say the radio business is a mess, and it's likely to get worse before it gets better. ... And NBC gifts us with four episodes of "Community" tonight.


OMC Recommends: Cool stuff we like right now

Published Aug. 9, 2007

A cool music show, comfortable shoes, a sci-fi movie, a camera, a sports book and a slick shortcut top the things we're talking about in the OMC offices.


Tannenbaum schleps to Milwaukee with hilarious "Good for the Jews"

Published Dec. 21, 2006

"Good for the Jews" is the latest from Rob Tannenbaum, who received rave reviews for his previous performance, "What I Like About Jew." This time, along with David Fagin, Tannenbaum offers more unorthodox songs about Jews and Jewish life at the Miramar Theatre.