television http://wwno.org en Commentary: 'Duck Dynasty' Redneck Adventures Satisfy And Resonate http://wwno.org/post/commentary-duck-dynasty-redneck-adventures-satisfy-and-resonate Commentator Gary Borders and his family take time out to watch "Duck Dynasty" together, along with about 8.4 million other viewers of the hugely popular A&#38;E network reality show. He even feels akin to the backwoods adventures at times.<img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/rrr/files/styles/card_280/public/201210/Gary%20Borders.jpg" alt="" /><p><a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/rrr/audio/2013/05/Borders051713.mp3" class="asset-audio">Gary Borders #21 Duck Dynasty</a> <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2013 KDAQ-FM. Thu, 16 May 2013 18:45:00 +0000 Gary Borders 35521 at http://wwno.org Edwin and Trina Edwards to Star in Reality Show http://wwno.org/post/edwin-and-trina-edwards-star-reality-show <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards and his wife, Trina, are getting their own reality show starting in February on the A&amp;E cable network.</p> Sun, 06 Jan 2013 02:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26324 at http://wwno.org Edwin Edwards Getting Reality TV Show http://wwno.org/post/edwin-edwards-getting-reality-tv-show <p>Former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards will be sharing his life after prison in a new cable-TV reality show. It will feature his extended family.</p><p> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 23:01:19 +0000 Eileen Fleming 26344 at http://wwno.org Michael Strahan Bringing 'Booty' To Daytime TV? http://wwno.org/post/michael-strahan-bringing-booty-daytime-tv Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>And finally today, you might not know this if you are a political junky, but there are TV shows on other than the party conventions, and we're not even talking pro football. There are some big names with new shows in daytime TV, including comedian Steve Harvey, TV journalist Katie Couric and the morning show that was "Live with Regis and Kelly" - sorry, "Live With Regis and Kathy Lee" back in the day that became "Live with Regis and Kelly," is now "Live with Kelly and Michael." That Michael would be former NFL star Michael Strahan. Thu, 06 Sep 2012 16:27:00 +0000 Michel Martin 19446 at http://wwno.org Jaws, Teeth And Fins! Oh My! 'Shark Week' At 25 http://wwno.org/post/jaws-teeth-and-fins-oh-my-shark-week-25 The Discovery Channel's annual "Shark Week" is one of the longest running events on cable television. After 25 years on the air, the weeklong series of programming dedicated solely to sharks has become an American icon. Comedian Stephen Colbert has called it his second favorite time of year.<p>Legend has it that it all began as an idea scribbled down on a napkin during a brainstorming meeting.<p>"It was over drinks, I hear," Brooke Runnette, executive producer of the series, tells <em>Talk of the Nation</em> guest host John Donvan. Thu, 16 Aug 2012 18:18:00 +0000 John Donvan 17971 at http://wwno.org Aaron Sorkin: The Writer Behind 'The Newsroom' http://wwno.org/post/aaron-sorkin-writer-behind-newsroom Aaron Sorkin's new HBO drama <em>The Newsroom</em> follows the inner workings of a fictional cable network trying to challenge America's hyperpartisan 24/7 news culture. It's a typical Sorkin drama, complete with fast-paced dialogue, witty scenes and a strong ensemble cast.<p>So why a newsroom?<p>"It suits my style," he tells <em>Fresh Air</em>'s Terry Gross. "I like writing about heroes [who] don't wear capes or disguises. Mon, 16 Jul 2012 15:09:00 +0000 editor 15839 at http://wwno.org 'Billy the Exterminator' faces drug charges http://wwno.org/post/billy-exterminator-faces-drug-charges <p>Authorities say William &quot;Billy&quot; Bretherton, star of the A&amp;E reality TV show &quot;Billy the Exterminator,&quot; has been arrested in Bossier City, La., on drug possession charges.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">City spokesman Mark Natale says a warrant was issued last week for Bretherton and his wife, Mary, after items recovered from their hotel room tested positive for synthetic marijuana. They surrendered Friday.</p> Tue, 05 Jun 2012 21:06:24 +0000 STACEY PLAISANCE | The Associated Press 12918 at http://wwno.org Another Finalist Takes a Bow on 'American Idol' http://wwno.org/post/another-finalist-takes-bow-american-idol <p>LOS ANGELES (AP) &mdash; Joshua Ledet is still alive on &quot;American Idol.&quot; The singer from Westlake, La., advanced on Thursday after 18-year-old Skylar Laine of Brandon, Miss., received the fewest votes.</p> Fri, 04 May 2012 16:15:11 +0000 The Associated Press 10246 at http://wwno.org