Good news for HDTV owners. CET starts 24/7 HDTV programming on Saturday. The growing number of HDTV set owners know to find CET's HDTV on Time Warner Channel 948, Insight's 769, Adelphia's 706 and over-the-air (if they have a digital receiver) on Channel 34.1.
End of the season
Marty Brennaman signed off the WLW-AM's weekday "Brennaman and Jones on Baseball" for the season at 7:55 a.m. Friday by questioning whether he wants to resume the show with former Red Tracy Jones next spring. I'm guess he did it for radio theatrics -- but as a Reds fan, I'm tired of the show being more about Jones than the team. If it comes back next year, should they call it "Brennaman and Jones on Tracy?"
Around the dial
"Malcolm In The Middle" returns for a new season in a horrible time slot, 8:30 p.m. Friday (Chs 19, 45) with Lois (Jane Kaczmarek) discovering the joys of hemp in Nevada's Black Rock desert...
Good news for fans of "The 4000." USA Networks has ordered 13 more one-hour shows to air next summer.