Television

The Future Of Amateurism In College Sports

Thursday, Mar 6, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

As football players at Northwestern University attempt to form a union, we explore legal and ethical questions about money in college sports and the rights of student athletes.

New Concerns Over Net Neutrality

Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

With the soaring popularity of video streaming, a deal between Netflix and Comcast raises new questions about net neutrality and the future of equal access on the Internet.

The Enduring Popularity Of Sherlock Holmes

Thursday, Feb 13, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

A popular BBC series and a lawsuit over whether his stories are in the public domain are drawing attention once again to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of one of literature's most iconic characters: Sherlock Holmes. We consider the enduring appeal of the "canon" of four novels and 56 short stories featuring Holmes and Watson, and the many interpretations they've inspired on page and screen.

MTV's Public Service Message: Teen Moms

Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014 at 1:35 p.m.

MTV's two teen-mom reality shows have been criticized for glamorizing teenage mothers, but a new study shows they've led instead to a significant drop in births to teenage girls.

Computer Guys And Gal

Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

With the Consumer Electronics Show under way in Las Vegas, the Computer Guys and Gal explore what 2014 will bring, from 4K TV to wearable tech to the potential demise of passwords.

Shifting Cultural Norms, From "Duck Dynasty" To "Happy Holidays"

Monday, Jan 6, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

From anti-gay comments from the star of "Duck Dynasty" to a campaign to halt the "War on Christmas," we explore shifting cultural norms and the language of inclusiveness.

Reflecting On Reflections Of The JFK Assassination

Monday, Nov 18, 2013 at 1:29 p.m.

This week, the nation marks the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination. Washington Post TV critic Hank Stuever joins us to reflect on what the programming reveals about our cultural connection to the eras that ended and began Nov. 22, 1963.

Disrupting The Cable TV Model

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

For decades, cable providers have relied on a "bundled" subscription model: to receive premium stations like ESPN or HBO, consumers had to purchase a package of less-popular stations. But that model is beginning to show signs of cracking.

"Veep" Creator Armando Iannucci

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2013 at 12:30 p.m.

Kojo chats with satirist and writer Armando Iannucci, who most recently has been lampooning Washington's political culture through the HBO program "Veep."

The Next Golden Age Of Television

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

TV on the radio: We take a close look at how new viewing behaviors are reshaping what's on television and redefining the social norms associated with it.

"The Entertainer"

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012 at 12:23 p.m.

Lyle Talbot's Hollywood career spanned four decades, from near-stardom alongside Humphrey Bogart and Bette Davis to roles in Ed Wood's famously terrible B-movies. Margaret Talbot's new book paints a portrait of her father and Tinseltown's golden years in "The Entertainer."

Channel Surfing With Hank Stuever

Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 1:06 p.m.

We move the water cooler buzz about what you're watching - or not - on television to the air with Washington Post TV critic Hank Stuever.

C-SPAN'S Brian Lamb

Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 1:06 p.m.

C-SPAN founder Brian Lamb has always wanted to give the American public insight into the process of governing and access to people in power. We talk with Lamb about what he's achieved so far and what's next.

New Disclosure Rules for Political Ads

Monday, Apr 30, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

The FCC on Friday handed down new rules requiring the nation's top television stations to put information about political ads online. We explore how this will affect campaigns nationally, and in swing states like Virginia.

How to Make a Movie in Washington D.C.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

Why it's so hard to shoot a movie in the District and what that means for local filmmakers and audiences alike.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.