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NBA TV’s Kristen Ledlow robbed at gunpoint

12:01 am Oct. 24, 2016

This was posted Monday, October 24, 2016, originally filed on Rodney Ho’s AJC Radio & TV Talk blog

NBA TV’s Kristen Ledlow reported on Twitter and Instagram that she was robbed at gunpoint on Saturday.

She said three men found her at home who stole her purse, wallet, phone and sense of security. She will take a break from social media as well. I am trying to track down the police report.

She came


TV best bets with Matt LeBlanc, Joel McHale, ‘Mom,’ ‘Good Girls Revolt’

7:00 am Oct. 23, 2016

This was posted Sunday, October 23, 2016 on Rodney Ho’s AJC Radio & TV Talk blog

Oddly, CBS now has two comedies starring two different “Friends” stars. For some reason, Matthew Perry‘s mediocre “The Odd Couple” has survived into its second season.

Now former co-star Matt LeBlanc, off the critically well-liked one-camera Showtime series “Episodes,” has returned to traditional three-camera comedy with “Man With a Plan.” He plays a dad who is

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 09: (L-R) Phillipa Soo, Christopher Jackson, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Anthony Ramos attend Lin-Manuel Miranda's final performance of "Hamilton" on Broadway at Richard Rodgers Theatre on July 9, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images)

Friday night high school football trumps ‘Hamilton’s America’ doc on GPB

10:03 pm Oct. 21, 2016

This was posted on Friday, October 21, 2016 on Rodney Ho’s AJC Radio & TV Talk blog

Atlanta “Hamilton” fans were outraged that Georgia Public Broadcasting was airing high school football tonight instead of a documentary about the runaway hit Broadway musical.

Why? GPB is contractually obligated to air football.

It chose to live stream it online at as an alternative.

GPB will air “Hamilton America” at 8 p.m. on Monday, then repeating at

The CNN main newsroom in Atlanta in September, 2014. CREDIT: Rodney Ho/

AT&T scooping up Time Warner including CNN, TBS, TNT and other Turner properties

4:24 pm Oct. 21, 2016

This was posted by Rodney Ho on AJC’s Radio & TV Talk blog on Friday, October 21, 2016

Atlanta’s Turner properties – including CNN, HLN, TNT, TBS and Cartoon Network – were subsumed by Time Warner almost exactly two decades ago.

Now Dallas-based AT&T – which owns DirecTV and U-Verse and is the country’s No. 2 wireless provider – has agreed to pay about $85 billion for Time Warner, Reuters said.

21st Century Fox, owner of

Beth Keener out on ‘Live With Kelly’ contest

10:46 am Oct. 20, 2016

Beth Keener of Atlanta fell short in the Kelly Ripa “Live With Kelly” guest co host contest, landing in third place.

She was informed at 7 a.m. this morning and did not appear on the show. She