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“Shakedown” — Late-Night Baltimore Dance TV Show

WJZ revives dance show (The Baltimore Sun, 4/15/1992) Almost 160 local dancers aged 18 to 25 will get at least one chance to star on local television as WJZ-Channel 13 brings back to the airwaves the dance program “Shakedown.” The … Continue reading

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Video Shows MTA Bus Driver Fighting With A Teen Passenger

(WJZ, 11/13/2012) Caught on camera–dramatic and disturbing new video shows an MTA bus driver fighting with a passenger. Now the agency is taking action. Mike Hellgren spoke with the woman who shot the video. She says this was alarming to … Continue reading

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WJZ-13 “Porkchop Sandwiches!” Prank

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Fensler Films is a video production company, based in Chicago, Illinois and headed by Eric Fensler.[1] The company gained a reputation for a series of short films which parodied the public service announcement safety messages … Continue reading

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After 20 years at WJZ, Marty Bass continues to be one of the area’s most popular TV personalities (1998)

Success has meant not leaving Baltimore By Chris Kaltenbach (The Baltimore Sun, 1/11/1998) Baltimore was just supposed to be a brief stop on the way to big-time TV success. Some brief stop. Two decades later, Marty Bass is still plugging … Continue reading

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