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TV/Radio Critic John Kiesewetter has a B.S. in journalism from Ohio University. After joining the Cincinnati Enquirer in 1975 as a summer intern, he worked as a county government and suburban reporter; assistant city editor and suburban editor; and features editor supervising the Tempo section. He has been the newspaper's TV/Radio critic since 1985.

He has had a lifelong interest in radio and television. He made his TV debut at age 3 with his sisters and brother on Cincinnati's Uncle Al Show on Dec. 28, 1956.

His column philosophy: "I understand that people are very busy, so I try to inform everyone about TV gems worth watching through my column."

S E P T E M B E R   2 0 0 3
HBO, basic cable grab a mob of statues - 55th annual Prime-Time Emmy Awards
And the Emmys should go to ...
'I'm With Her' writer really is
'Juniors' first fall casualty

A U G U S T   2 0 0 3
Warren County Scoutmaster pitches camp with 'Survivor'
'Temptation' returns - why?
ESPN strives for reality - Football drama a little like Mariemont High
Big-time producer reshapes TV
Watch Channel 64 and see Reds win
WLWT to dump Springer in '04 - Ch. 64 will air it after that
'The O.C.' verges on must-see - New Fox series peeks at rich and famous

J U L Y   2 0 0 3
Michaels looks forward to return to Reds' booth
Viewers turn off reality shows
Bauer gets partner in new '24'
Brolin to play Reagan on miniseries
DeGeneres felt like only fish voicing 'Nemo'
'Practice' states its case for the future
Appraiser Cowan to co-host new antiques show on PBS
Press always meets with surprises
Local 'Model' awaits tonight
Show host tells story of his own rebound

J U N E   2 0 0 3
Sheila Gray brightens mornings
A late-night Jones
Reds quiet on reliever for Nuxhall
Channel 64 debuts weather
Reality over reruns this summer

M A Y   2 0 0 3
Despite their finales, shows will go on
Swap opens possibilities for NBC stars
Couric-Leno trade could be fun
'West Wing' under new administration
You'll love Rachel York more than three-hour 'Lucy'
Stepchild Radio WAIF find new home

A P R I L   2 0 0 3
A young actor to watch
Celebrity ending for 'Survivor' Bingham
Cable recorder will change viewers' habits
WVXU pair earn role in Peabody show
Save Our Shows
Luxury seats steal home from telecasts

M A R C H   2 0 0 3
Hemmer praises first-hand war reports
Clinton-Dole debate rather pointless
New 'Bachelor' scion of tire pioneer
Reality trend rolls into spring

F E B R U A R Y   2 0 0 3
'Greek Life' hopes for fat ratings
Do weather with 100% chance of apologies
Retro TV: Same in name only
NBC makes case for courtroom humor
When it comes to authenticity, 'CSI: Miami' is dead-on
Another tragedy unfolds on TV - Kids get bad news instead of cartoons
'Alias' role helps actor make a name

J A N U A R Y   2 0 0 3
Fox's '54321' hopes to lure X-fans
Jimmy Who? You laugh now ...
Make 'Friends' with reruns next season
Hollywood better than ol' reality show stuff
Football on HDTV looks really super
'Good Guy' Rhodes at home on WSAI
'Berenstain Bears' find home at PBS

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