The Roundtable
9:00 am
Fri March 15, 2013

3/15/13 - Panel

  Today's panelists are: WAMC’s Ray Graf, Assistant News Director Patrick Donges and RT Producer Sarah LaDuke. Joe Donahue moderates.

This Friday morning our discussion topics include: How important is social media in your life, Facebook working on incorporating the hashtag, are we in a New Golden Age of Television, and more people have move to NYC than left for first time in 60 years.

1:44 pm
Thu February 14, 2013

Jobs cut in News10ABC-fox23News consolidation

Ann Hughes (pictured here with John Gray) is one of the casualties of a local broadcast news merger.
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Television viewers in the Albany area may have been checking to see if they were on the right channel as familiar local news personalities began showing up on other stations.

Two Capital Region TV stations have merged their news departments.  Amy Cutler is one of WTEN ABC News 10's on-screen reporters now doing double-duty appearing on Fox's WXXA. Viewers got their first hint something was happening in December when Cutler appeared on Fox23 covering the Sandy Hook School Shooting in Connecticut.

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Science & Technology
11:04 am
Wed February 13, 2013

Intel Working on TV Set-Top Box to Replace Cable

Intel Corp. said Tuesday that it will sell a set-top box that brings Internet-delivered movies and shows to a TV set this year.

Erik Huggers, general manager of Intel Media, said the company plans to sell a box that will offer "a vastly superior experience" to today's cable boxes.

There are various boxes today that bring Internet content to TV sets, with popular ones made by Roku and Apple. But Intel wants to go further and make its box and streaming service a replacement for cable.

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Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Thu January 17, 2013

"Edge of America" premieres on Travel Channel on 1/22

  Calf Testicle Festivals in Oklahoma, Lobster Boat Races in Maine, Tall-Bike Jousting in Oregon… Americans will do just about anything to entertain themselves! Travel Channel’s new series "Edge of America,” celebrates the weird and wonderful varieties of entertainment that have developed around regionally unique and historic activities.

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Arts & Culture
10:10 am
Fri September 14, 2012

Doc Severinsen

For over 3-decades, Doc Severinsen was the band leader for The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. The show ruled the night air for 30 years, until it came to an end in May 1992. Since then, Severinsen has been on the road, selling out tour dates and making great music.

The College of Saint Rose presents Doc Severinsen and the San Miguel 5 in concert tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Massry Center for the Arts in Albany on the St. Rose campus.

WAMC Programs - The Book Show
3:30 pm
Tue August 21, 2012

The Book Show #1257 - Jonathan Tropper

Jonathan Tropper’sThis is Where I Leave You, was a breakout book that was praised by critics and landed Tropper on the New York Times  Bestsellers List. Three years after publication, Tropper is back with his new novel: One Last Thing Before I Go.

The Roundtable
11:35 am
Fri July 6, 2012

Tanglewood - Bernadette Peters

Bernadette Peters, Keith Lockhart, and The Boston Pops
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Star of stage and screen (large and small), Bernadette Peters, will perform withe Keith Lockhart and The Boston Pops in the Shed at Tanglewood in Lenox, MA on Sunday, July 8th at 2:30pm.

We welcome her to the show and speak with her about Sondheim, The Muppets, Broadway Barks, and more.

Music Clips:

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The Roundtable
10:10 am
Fri May 25, 2012

Ben Schwartz at Union College

Ben Schwartz (image from UCB website)

Ben Schwartz - 2003 graduate of Union College - will return to Schenectady on Monday, May 28th to present the "The Ben Schwartz comes to Union College and says things to people want to listen tour 2012".

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The Roundtable
11:28 am
Fri May 18, 2012

Golden Voice - Ted Williams

The Roundtable
9:39 am
Mon May 7, 2012

Top of the Rock: Inside the Rise and Fall of Must See TV

We welcome Warren Littlefield, former NBC President of Entertainment, and talk about his book, Top of the Rock: Inside the Rise and Fall of Must See TV .