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Herman Cain at a 2015 WSB Careathon for AFLAC Cancer Center. CREDIT: Rodney Ho/

Herman Cain shooting live show in McDonough Thursday night

4:06 pm Oct. 25, 2016

This is posted on Rodney Ho’s AJC Radio & TV Talk blog

Herman Cain, syndicated talk show host heard locally on News 95.5 and AM 750 WSB, will tape his show on Thursday evening in McDonough.

You can watch for free from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the square across from the city’s Welcome Center located at 5 Griffin Street.

He will do his “Rapid Fire” segment where he takes questions and comments from the

ATLANTA -- "Value" -- Episode 106 (Airs Tuesday, October 4, 10:00 pm e/p) Pictured:  Zazie Beetz as Van. CR: Guy D'Alema/FX

Interview: Zazie Beetz (Van) about her breakthrough role on FX’s ‘Atlanta’

7:00 am Oct. 25, 2016

This was posted on Rodney Ho’s AJC Radio & TV Talk blog on Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Zazie Beetz’s role Van on FX’s “Atlanta” appeared limited in the early episodes as creator Donald Glover focused on his character Earn and his buddies Darius and Paper Boi.

She played the responsible one, his baby’s mama, his good friend who occasionally let him sleep in her abode.

But episode six, which aired three weeks ago, is the first


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