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I apologize, too, for writing another blog on Terrell Owens. But the Buffalo Bills receiver seems to be everywhere on television these days. At 10 tonight on the new Comedy Central series, "Tosh.O," Owens delivers a series of deadpan apologies for future -- and past-- events. Apparently, the 90-second bit -- which already is on the Comedy Central …

I guess I should have seen this one coming. Buffalo Bills star Terrell Owens and supermodel teammate Joanna Krupa will live another day on ABC's "The Superstars." The network confirmed today that Owens and Krupa -- who were the first team eliminated Tuesday night after Owens had trouble on a kayak and on an obstacle course -- are returning to the s…

Yeah, you read that headline right. Buffalo Bills star Terrell Owens was on the receiving end of verbal abuse Tuesday night when he and his supermodel teammate on ABC's "Superstars" were the first pairing to be eliminated. And after watching model Joanna Krupa lambast Owens' performance in a kayak and on an obstacle course, you certa…

The minute you write a column about journalism and its ethic of getting it right, you can count on something in that column being wrong. It's practically a rule of thumb, just as it is a rule of thumb that any column that makes wisecracks about other people's grammar will invaluably contain a grammatical mistake itself. So in my Tuesday column about Walter Cronki…

No, we're not talking about Terrell Owens getting the role in the next Batman movie. We're talking about the performance of the Buffalo Bills wide receiver in ABC's "Superstars," which premieres at 8 p.m Tuesday on Channel 7. Robert Horowitz, the show's executive producer, said in a telephone interview that Owens was "incredibly coop…

WGN America, a so-called superstation based in Chicago, carries a feature called "Sky Dives" that features Lee Abrams, described as "a chief pilot and food guy." Abrams flies into a Midwestern city each week to sample local food in each city and then the footage is edited to 60-second spots that run through the weekend. Abrams' schedule includ…

I had two thoughts while watching David Letterman's three-minute apology Monday night on the "Late Show" for a tasteless joke he made last week that upset the Palin family. First, he really is in pain over what he called the perception of what the joke was about triumphing over the intent. Secondly, he appears to be worried about something. I'm sur…

Saturday is the first anniversary of the shocking death of Tim Russert, the Buffalo native who went on to national prominence as a political journalist and the moderator of "Meet the Press." As predicted by many, the 2008 presidential campaign wasn't the same without Russert putting issues  in focus and Sundays haven't been the same witho…

It doesn't get a fraction of the audience of NBC's maddeningly inane "I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here," but the more cerebral crowd that loves AMC's Emmy-winning "Mad Men" will be happy to learn the third season set in the world of advertising in the 1960s is set to start Sunday, Aug.16. In anticipation of the…

     Whether it's watching the hapless Alan Harper on "Two and a Half Men," Homer Simpson embarrassing himself on "The Simpsons" or Al Bundy embarrassing his kids on "Married ... With Children," television dads have a way of endearing themselves to us -- even if it's just so we can laugh at them. &#…

Well, the headline is a little deceiving. The truth is Channel 7 plans to tape tonight's late newscast at 10:20 p.m. and run it after the first game of the NBA finals between the Los Angeles Lakers and Orlando Magic ends. That could be close to midnight. It plans to do the same thing throughout the NBA Finals, which could last seven games and end June 1…

On the theory that every TV critic should be able to handle 15 minutes of a painful reality series, I checked out NBC's remake of the ABC failure, "I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here," on Monday. Fortunately (or unfortunately), the 15 minutes I chose featured Patti Blagojevich -- the wife of disgraced former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich --&#…

It is a marathon and not a sprint, but Conan O'Brien's fast-paced opening "Tonight Show" got off to a promising start Monday night. However, since it had so many pre-recorded bits, it may be difficult to keep up the pace. The clever opening bit featured O'Brien running from his old office in New York City through various la…

Like any good journalist, Channel 4 anchor Don Postles knows you should protect your sources at all costs and occasionally you have to hold a good story to protect them. But according to a story in Saturday's edition of The New York Times about Friday's wedding of Postles' daughter, Elizabeth, and Richard William Sanderson Jago of England, Po…

The most memorable thing about the last installment of "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on Friday was how little memorable there was about it. The "surprise" he promised at the end was sweet. Leno introduced the 17-year-daughter of the band's trombone player, who was born in 1992 a few weeks after Leno took over the show from Johnny Carson. Th…