Amid Pandemic, More And More Are Upgrading Their TVsThe research firm NPD Group says consumers have been buying televisions at levels normally seen during the holidays.
Good Questions: TV Pilots, Growling Stomachs & Winter RobinsEvery Friday, Heather Brown answers a few of our viewers' burning questions. This week, she finds out how the first episode of a T.V. series got its unique name and why our stomachs growl. Plus, she learns a bit about birds' winter migration habits.
David Letterman Doesn't Think He'll Revisit The Ed Sullivan Theater After Final ShowHe also discusses his longtime desk and what he'll be doing in five years.
Mpls. City Council Votes To Allow CenturyLink's Prism TVMinneapolis residents will now have a new option for TV cable, marking the first time the market's had cable competition in nearly 40 years. Minneapolis City Council voted to allow CenturyLink to provide a cable service in the city. The service -- called Prism TV -- will be the first wire-line TV service in Minnesota.
Study: Time In Front Of The TV Correlated To Childhood ObesityWhen it comes to kids, how much TV is too much TV? A new study from the National Center for Education Statistics that found five and six-year olds who watch just an hour of TV a day are significantly more likely to be overweight or obese compared to kids who watch less.
Finding Minnesota: TC Media NowWant to see a long-haired Mark Rosen anchoring a 1976 sportscast? How about a fresh-faced Mike Binkley covering the 1987 World Series? Thanks to one man's fascination with vintage television, hundreds of classic Twin Cities TV moments are available to watch online.
Is 'Broad City' the 'I Love Lucy' for Millennials?Lucy and Ethel revolutionized friendship for a whole group of women on the verge of a societal change, and now Abbi and Ilana are doing the same thing on their Comedy Central show 'Broad City.'
4 Things To Know About Ways To Save On CableSometimes your checkbook probably wonders if there's really ever a "good" deal when it comes to your cable, internet or phone bill. Whether you like to bundle your cable, internet, and phone or buy them separately, getting the best deal can be a challenge.
Good Question: When Did Political Advertising On TV Start?Many of you have written us to share your, let's call it, distaste for all of the political ads on television. They're nothing new. So, Cheri from McGregor wanted to know: When did television political advertising start?
GOP Ties Toddler's Death To DaytonMinnesota Republicans are using the death of an abused child in their latest attack on Gov. Mark Dayton.
Good Question: When Will We See Broadcasts In 4K?If you’ve been in the market for a new television, you’ve likely seen all of the new 4K displays at the stores. The major television manufacturers have come out with their own versions of the ultra-high definition sets even as the broadcast networks are still working to broadcast in 4K.
Doctor: Blue Light From Electronics Can Wreak Havoc On Children's SleepDoctors are warning parents about something their kids are increasingly exposed to and it may be playing a key role in disrupting their sleep. The latest research shows that nighttime exposure to blue light – mainly from computers, smartphones, tablets and e-readers -- is particularly harmful.
Vikings Stadium To Get More Escalators And TVs The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to pay for more escalators and more televisions in their under-construction stadium.
Good Question: Why Do We Get So Attached To Television Characters? When Aarica Johnson of Lino Lakes tuned into CBS’ “The Good Wife” last night, she saw one of the last things she’d expected – the death of a major character in the show.
MNsure Debuts New TV, Radio Advertising Minnesota's health exchange is airing new TV ads with testimonials from people who saved money buying insurance on MNsure.