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  • Blogs

    March 26, 2013

    The First 48 Keeps Miami's Inner City Neighborhoods in the Dumps

    Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke goes after one of the most watched shows on cable television.I've never been a big fan of the First 48, the reality-TV show that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2013

    Rick Ross Joining Cast of Starz's Magic City, Becoming Bawse TV Actor

    Is Rick Ross a gangsta? Well, he'll be playing one on cable television. An omnivorous student of gangland myths, the larger-than-life rapper is finally taking his flair for the dramatic to the small screen, joining the cast of Starz's Magic City, a late-1950s crime drama set in Rozay's real-life h ... More >>

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    December 13, 2012
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    May 29, 2012

    Anthony Bourdain Inks Deal With CNN For New Show (Updated)

    Anthony Bourdain is putting more on his plate to chew on. The author and host of Travel Channel's No Reservations has just signed on to host an as-yet-untitled weekend show on CNN, as part of the cable network's expansion from news-only to food and travel shows.Launching in early 2013, the show will ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 22, 2012
  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    Plum TV: Large Layoffs and Major Restructuring UPDATED

    ​Just days after the resignation of CEO Jerry Powers, it seems Plum TV is headed for an uncertain future. Plum airs luxury lifestyle coverage on cable networks in a few high-end markets across America, including Miami Beach, Nantucket and Aspen, and recently launched magazines in Miami and the Ham ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2011

    Caylee Anthony Not Only Murder Victim Ever

    Casey Anthony​Welp, turns out she didn't do it.Or, at least she won't be going to jail for it -- Orlando's Casey Anthony was acquitted of the murder of her 2-year-old daughter yesterday, and, depending on how the legal wranglings go, will probably get to go home before the weekend, which should be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    305 Live: Pitbull, Rick Ross, Flo-Rida, and More in Local Hip-Hop News

    Photo courtesy of Univision​-- Pitbull (pictured on the right with his artist Nayer) walked the red blue carpet and performed last night at the Premios Joventud that aired live from the BankUnited Center located at the University of Miami's Coral Gables campus. He didn't win any awards, but most o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2010

    Will Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson Return to WWE in Miami?

    "The Rock is going to lay the smacketh down on your candy ass!"​Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson catapulted out of professional wrestling and into the mainstream in a way few wrestlers have, and he hasn't looked back. I mean, why humiliate yourself prancing around in tights on cable television when you c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    Local Comedy Crew on Last Call with Carson Daly

     Jay Leno is in primetime. Dave Letterman got caught having a threesome with Grinder Girl and Hoola Hop Lady. Conan O'Brien keeps seriously injuring himself. Jimmy Fallon is Jimmy Fallon. So that means that Carson Daily is the new king of late night ...after Craig Ferguson, and various people o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2009

    Miami Beach Musician Scores the Most-Played Video On... CNBC?

    Normally, posts about locally based musicians gaining national prominence with music videos being played on cable channels go up over on our music blog, CrossFade. But usually, those videos are being played on BET or MTV, not CNBC. Such is the case with Miami Beach resident Bill Zucker, whose "The ... More >>

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    March 14, 2007
  • Diversions

    May 12, 2005


    Dwight Lauderdale

  • Culture

    October 21, 2004

    Get Unreal

    In a processed world where the artificial becomes authentic, this show makes sense

  • City Life

    May 13, 2004
  • Culture

    February 14, 2002

    Net Loss

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

  • Diversions

    May 11, 2000

    Best Place To Watch The Fight

    Miami Jai Alai Fronton

  • Restaurants

    May 11, 2000

    Best Haitian Restaurant

    Le Griot de Madame John

  • News

    August 5, 1999


    Weaving tangled Webs

  • News

    September 19, 1996

    Shillin' with Mike and Don

    A WTVJ sports reporter plugged the TysonSeldon pay-per-view deal in exchange for his airfare to Vegas and other perks

  • News

    July 18, 1996
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    July 4, 1996
  • Music

    January 18, 1996
  • News

    December 14, 1995

    State of Gracie

    Sissy men beware: New Extreme Fighting heavyweight champ Marcus Silveira will kick your butt

  • News

    October 26, 1995

    There Must Be More to Life than Cable TV

    As nationwide deregulation looms, Morton Towers becomes Dade's first battleground in an escalating cable war

  • News

    March 2, 1995

    Kicking Ass and Taking Names

    Black-belt jujitsu megaman Marcus Silveira wants to meet you in the ring

  • News

    July 13, 1994

    No Butts

    When Cable-TAP told them to cover their asses, the Alliance Film and Video Project called the ACLU in instead