Orioles Magic at Old Oriole Park

The Bird is the Word: Orioles Magic from the Archives Friday, June 22, 2018 >> 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Peabody Heights Brewery, LLC: 401 E 30th St, Baltimore, Maryland 21218 Celebrate the official beginning of summer by enjoying a beer with some rare archival baseball footage from the WJZ-TV Collection of MARMIA, the Mid-Atlantic Regional … Continue reading Orioles Magic at Old Oriole Park

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Baltimore ’68 Riots & Unrest

50 years ago today marks the beginning of the 1968 riots and unrest in Baltimore City. On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. On April 6, riots broke out in Baltimore. By April 12, 1968, the city had several deaths, many more injured, and an estimate of $8-10 million … Continue reading Baltimore ’68 Riots & Unrest

WJZ’s “Evening Magazine”

During the summer of 1976, a San Francisco CBS affiliate station (KPIX) owned by Westinghouse Broadcasting (AKA Group W), premiered a local weeknight television news and entertainment series titled "Evening: The MTWTF Show", eventually christened "Evening Magazine". The show was designed to add a local focus to news.  This show was created in reaction to … Continue reading WJZ’s “Evening Magazine”

WJZ’s “People are Talking”

The following post was written by guest blogger, Eli Pousson, of Baltimore Heritage. One of the many unique shows in the WJZ-TV collection recently acquired by MARMIA is "People Are Talking"—a morning program most famously hosted by Oprah Winfrey and Richard Sher. Then 24-year-old Winfrey's popularity as a co-host of the program led her to … Continue reading WJZ’s “People are Talking”