television http://kcur.org en Kansas City Actor Emerges On A Bigger Stage http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-actor-emerges-bigger-stage <p></p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 17:40:13 +0000 Gina Kaufmann, Matthew Long-Middleton & Kate Baxendale 54944 at http://kcur.org Kansas City Actor Emerges On A Bigger Stage Web Exclusive: Edward James Olmos On Lt. Castillo Of 'Miami Vice' http://kcur.org/post/web-exclusive-edward-james-olmos-lt-castillo-miami-vice <p></p><p></p><p>If Miami Vice was the hottest show on television in the '80s then Lt. Martin Castillo was the coolest character.&nbsp; As portrayed by Edward James Olmos, Castillo was a man of few words and a mysterious past.&nbsp; In this excerpt of his interview with Steve Kraske, Olmos recalls the conditions under which he took the role and why he didn't look at actors Don Johnson and Philip Michael Thomas during his first season on the show.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:24:28 +0000 Steve Kraske & Danie Alexander 54266 at http://kcur.org Web Exclusive: Edward James Olmos On Lt. Castillo Of 'Miami Vice' Johnny Carson: The King Of Late Night http://kcur.org/post/johnny-carson-king-late-night <p>With Jimmy Fallon due to take over "The Tonight Show" in early 2014, many are looking back to the days when Johnny Carson hosted the late night show.</p><p>On Monday's&nbsp;<em>Up to Date</em>, Steve Kraske talks with Carson's former lawyer, <strong>Henry&nbsp;Bushkin</strong> about his new behind-the-scenes memoir detailing his relationship with the longest running "Tonight Show" host. From their initial meeting in 1970 to their falling out in 1988, Carson trusted Bushkin as his legal advisor, tennis partner, and close friend.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Guests:</strong></p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 14:30:00 +0000 Steve Kraske & Cody Newill 45877 at http://kcur.org Johnny Carson: The King Of Late Night Fall TV Preview: Network Vs. Cable http://kcur.org/post/fall-tv-preview-network-vs-cable <p>Do you prefer the suspense of a 22-week TV season or a gluttonous weekend marathon to watch a year of a show all at once?&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In the second part of Tuesday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, we take a look at what’s ahead as fall TV shows premiere in a few weeks. Kansas City Star TV critic <strong>Sara Smith</strong> joins us to share her picks and explain why cable shows are beating out their broadcast counterparts and how the networks can catch up.</span></p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 15:02:27 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 43391 at http://kcur.org Fall TV Preview: Network Vs. Cable KC Remembers: A Tribute to Walt Bodine http://kcur.org/post/kc-remembers-tribute-walt-bodine <p>Legendary broadcaster Walt Bodine died on Sunday, March 24, at the age of 92. Today on <em>Central Standard</em>, we remember Walt with familiar sounds of regular guests, old friends, and of course, Walt Bodine.</p><p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 15:01:01 +0000 Suzanne Hogan, Matthew Long-Middleton & Bill Anderson 34219 at http://kcur.org KC Remembers: A Tribute to Walt Bodine FCC Requires Top Market TV Stations To Post Political Ad Data Online http://kcur.org/post/fcc-requires-top-market-tv-stations-post-political-ad-data-online The Federal Communications Commission on Friday <a href="http://www.fcc.gov/document/fcc-adopts-rules-transitioning-television-public-files-online" target="_blank">approved a rule</a> requiring TV stations to post details online about the amount of advertising time political candidates and campaigns buy, as well as how much the stations charge for those ads.<p>TV stations already are required to keep such public records. Fri, 27 Apr 2012 19:19:00 +0000 editor 16720 at http://kcur.org The Best Superbowl Ads Of 2012 http://kcur.org/post/best-superbowl-ads-2012 <p>On this episode of <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/centralstandard"><em><strong>Central Standard</strong></em></a>, let&rsquo;s review the winners and losers in the big game of marketing.</p><p>The Super Bowl is over, and now it&rsquo;s that special time of year. A time when you can turn on the tube and catch early season golf, meaningless regular season NHL, NBA, early NASCAR and the X-Games. Before we enter the 60-day deep winter doldrums for sports fans, let&#39;s delay the suffering a bit with a Superbowl postgame show, where we recap, yes, the commercials.</p> Mon, 06 Feb 2012 15:56:15 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 12011 at http://kcur.org The Best Superbowl Ads Of 2012 On TV: Fall Survivors, Holiday Specials http://kcur.org/post/tv-fall-survivors-holiday-specials <p>When TV critic Aaron Barnhart is on his social networks, the question he gets most frequently is, "Should I keep watching (your favorite new show here), or is it about to get canceled?"</p> Tue, 29 Nov 2011 21:13:05 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Bill Anderson 8534 at http://kcur.org On TV: Fall Survivors, Holiday Specials