TNT http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/13405/all en Merry Christmas, America-Haters? http://mrc.org/bozells-column/merry-christmas-america-haters <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> When TNT was preparing its annual special “Christmas in Washington” with the President of the United States, you’d think the last star musician they would consider to join the official caroling would be Psy, the South Korean rapper. What on Earth is Christmasy about this man’s invisible-horse-riding dance to his dorky disco-rap hit “Gangnam Style”? It’s not exactly the natural flip-side to “O Holy Night.” But TNT couldn’t resist this year’s YouTube sensation.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bozells-column/merry-christmas-america-haters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Barack Obama Psy TNT Mon, 17 Dec 2012 16:40:35 +0000 tim.graham 42051 at http://mrc.org ABC, NBC Mostly Ignore Fracking; CBS Airs 6 Times More Negative Stories http://mrc.org/articles/abc-nbc-mostly-ignore-fracking-cbs-airs-6-times-more-negative-stories <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> CBS coverage sides with lefty environmentalists, rarely presents arguments for natural gas extraction. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/liz-thatcher">Liz Thatcher</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Contaminated water, health problems, and now … earthquakes? Fracking, a way to get natural gas out of layers deep within the earth, has been blamed for it all and the liberal news media have been consistently against the method, rarely showing supporters or mentioning any upside of the process. <br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/abc-nbc-mostly-ignore-fracking-cbs-airs-6-times-more-negative-stories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Environment Media abc alec baldwin cbs create jobs drilling Duke earthquakes entertainment Fracking Gasland hydraulic fracturing Josh Fox Mark Ruffalo methane natural gas NBC no evidence polluted wells Promised Land Rachel Carson TNT University of Texas water pollution Thu, 26 Jul 2012 18:46:18 +0000 julia.seymour 40742 at http://mrc.org TNT’s ‘Dallas’ Rivalry: Evil Oil vs. Alternative Energy http://mrc.org/articles/tnts-dallas-rivalry-evil-oil-vs-alternative-energy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> New Generation of Ewings pits wildcatter John Ross against ‘alternatives are the future’ Christopher. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/lauren-thompson">Lauren Thompson</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Since the original “Dallas” debuted in 1978, times have changed. Texas has prospered but the liberal agenda against big oil stayed the same. TNT’s “Dallas” remake introduced the Ewing family feud with a twist, and the rest of the season is set for a showdown: Alternative energy against drilling for oil.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/tnts-dallas-rivalry-evil-oil-vs-alternative-energy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Art & Entertainment Business Energy Media Alternative energy anti-fracking anti-oil Bobby Ewing dallas drama drilling Fracking gas hollywood J.R. Ewing oil oil industry Texas TNT Fri, 15 Jun 2012 19:30:49 +0000 julia.seymour 40416 at http://mrc.org TNT’s ‘Rizzoli & Isles’ Demonizes Fracking http://mrc.org/articles/tnts-rizzoli-isles-demonizes-fracking <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In ‘Dirty Little Secrets’ episode, murderous villain kills to cover up his ‘illegal’ drilling for natural gas. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/scott-robbins">Scott Robbins</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The new villain, same as the old villain, but with a twist.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/tnts-rizzoli-isles-demonizes-fracking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Environment Media anti-business anti-fracking drilling Environmentalism gas hollywood natural gas oil rizzoli & isles rizzoli and isles TNT TV drama villain Fri, 15 Jun 2012 15:05:37 +0000 julia.seymour 40409 at http://mrc.org For 'Leverage,' Round Two of 'Destroying' Evil Businessmen http://mrc.org/articles/leverage-round-two-destroying-evil-businessmen <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>“Leverage,” TNT’s anti-business caper drama, returns for a second season July 15 and the only question is which businessmen and industries it will find to malign this time around.</p><p>In it’s first season (released on DVD July 14), “Leverage” took <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1103987/episodes"></a>swings at insurance companies, military contractors, bankers, hedge fund managers, housing contractors and real estate developers who were depicted as embezzlers, thieves and killers.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/leverage-round-two-destroying-evil-businessmen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business evilBusinessmen Leverage TNT Wed, 15 Jul 2009 15:37:51 +0000 admin 26694 at http://mrc.org New TNT Drama Pits 'Robin Hoods' Against 'Capitalist Victimizers' http://mrc.org/articles/new-tnt-drama-pits-robin-hoods-against-capitalist-victimizers <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; “Sometimes bad guys make the best good guys,” declare the commercials for TNT’s new drama “Leverage,” starring Timothy Hutton. That’s the morally ambiguous theme of the show, which features a group of hitherto loner criminals who join forces to fight what they deem to be corporate injustice.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/new-tnt-drama-pits-robin-hoods-against-capitalist-victimizers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business corporations Leverage RobinHood TNT Mon, 08 Dec 2008 18:18:08 +0000 admin 25719 at http://mrc.org Charles Barkley Predicts 'Reverse Bradley Effect' http://mrc.org/articles/charles-barkley-predicts-reverse-bradley-effect <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     Election punditry sometimes comes from strange places. On CNN, it came from a former professional basketball player with a liberal point of view.</p> <br /> <p >     Charles Barkley, a former NBA most valuable player, who is now an analyst for TNT’s basketball coverage appeared on CNN’s Oct. 27 “Election Center” to lend his insight on voter behavior.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/charles-barkley-predicts-reverse-bradley-effect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy BarackObama BradleyEffect CharlesBarkley CNN CNNElectionCenter JohnMcCain NBA Polling Racism ReverseBradleyEffect socialism TNT Welfare Tue, 28 Oct 2008 13:01:14 +0000 admin 25824 at http://mrc.org