Rodney Ho

I cover local radio and TV as well as comedy and some film for both the print and online editions. I write a blog on the same topics. I have been covering radio since 2001 and TV since 2005. I have been in journalism since 1991. Other subjects I have covered over the years: education, transportation, banking, entrepreneurship, country music, nightlife, youth culture. Rodney Ho's Radio & TV Talk blog (new) Sports on TV Atlanta radio station list (with call letters and radio dial) TV shows in production in Atlanta Atlanta TV listings

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WSB-TV celebrates its 70th anniversary with special on September 29
 On September 29, 1948, at the dawn of the television era, WSB-TV launched, calling itself the “Eyes of the South.” TV sets had gone on sale commercially in Atlanta four months earlier and about 2,500 receivers were in homes when the station debuted. It was one of the first stations to air nationwide.  Channel 2 Action...

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On September 29, 1948, at the dawn of the television era, WSB-TV launched, calling itself the “Eyes of the South.” TV sets had gone on sale commercially in Atlanta four months earlier and about 2,500 receivers were in homes when the station debuted. It was one of the first stations to air nationwide.  Channel 2 Action...
Kevin Hart claps back at Katt Williams over Williams’ Tiffany Haddish critique on V-103
 Kevin Hart went on a rant on the Breakfast Club syndicated radio show this morning defending his good friend Tiffany Haddish a week after Georgia-based comic Katt Williams told V-103 her fame was undeserved. He also said Williams’ problems are of his own creation. "My frustration with Katt Williams comes from, you keep...

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Kevin Hart went on a rant on the Breakfast Club syndicated radio show this morning defending his good friend Tiffany Haddish a week after Georgia-based comic Katt Williams told V-103 her fame was undeserved. He also said Williams’ problems are of his own creation. "My frustration with Katt Williams comes from, you keep...
OWN’s ‘Greenleaf” will be back for fourth season
 After strong early ratings season three, OWN quickly gave “Greenleaf” a fourth season. The megachurch drama, which is shot in metro Atlanta but set in Memphis, drew 2.3 million viewers last week (Live+3 DVR usage) and drew the most African-American viewers of any TV program that night.  The series is on Oprah Winfrey&rsquo...

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After strong early ratings season three, OWN quickly gave “Greenleaf” a fourth season. The megachurch drama, which is shot in metro Atlanta but set in Memphis, drew 2.3 million viewers last week (Live+3 DVR usage) and drew the most African-American viewers of any TV program that night.  The series is on Oprah Winfrey&rsquo...
“Divorce Court” shooting in Atlanta and Lynn Toler needs more local couples
 Over 60 years, some form of “Divorce Court” has floated around TV. The latest incarnation featuring former municipal court judge Lynn Toler debuted in 2006 but for the first time, the show is shooting in Atlanta at Tyler Perry Studios. The daytime judge show moved from Los Angeles to take advantage of Georgia’s...

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Over 60 years, some form of “Divorce Court” has floated around TV. The latest incarnation featuring former municipal court judge Lynn Toler debuted in 2006 but for the first time, the show is shooting in Atlanta at Tyler Perry Studios. The daytime judge show moved from Los Angeles to take advantage of Georgia’s...
Porsha Williams is pregnant with first child
 Porsha Williams of “Dish Nation” and “Real Housewives of Atlanta” fame is pregnant with her first child. She spoke with People magazine about the great news. “When I found out I was pregnant, I was excited [but] I had mixed feelings. The other feeling that I had beside excitement was fear,” she...

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Porsha Williams of “Dish Nation” and “Real Housewives of Atlanta” fame is pregnant with her first child. She spoke with People magazine about the great news. “When I found out I was pregnant, I was excited [but] I had mixed feelings. The other feeling that I had beside excitement was fear,” she...