J O H N   K I E S E W E T T E R   •   T V / R A D I O

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."

D E C E M B E R   2002
TV's best-laid plans can bomb
Look Back at 2002 in Television - Cable steals the networks' show
The little engines that could see
Big campaign for HDTV coming here
Cinergy implosion to get full coverage
Old friends return to warm your holidays

N O V E M B E R   2002
Time again to make room for Ozzy
Channel 48 revives kids club
Ch. 9 stands for more changes - Flanney off morning show; Jamison leaves
Fox won't dump trash for sweeps
Fuller wants to be back on TV

O C T O B E R   2002
She's past `Wonder Years
Channel 9 all set for big changes in newscasts
Jon Stewart on comedy, geopolitics, hemorrhoids
`The Ship' takes viewers to adventure in reality
People only recognize Fey's talent
'Birds of Prey' will do some fancy flying
Cincinnati top 'CSI' town
'Twilight Zone' misses Serling
Channel 9 testing its talent

S E P T E M B E R   2002
Springer lives the high life
Call the cops! New show breaks the laws of crime drama9
Tonight offers tough choices
'Everwood' makes impressive debut
'Sopranos' are feeling the economic pinch

A U G U S T   2002
Ritter writes new rules for dads
Caruso is back on scene

J U L Y   2002
Fall Television

J U N E   2002
King back on air after cancer
Drop male-product ads, readers say
Reds radio no place for sexual ad
Networks load the summer with reality light

M A Y   2002
TV: Fall feels like a flashback
Channel 9 will air Cinergy swan song
'24' fans speculate on final hour
Year on TV: Less reality, fewer quizzes
Consistent writing defines classics
Why Tristate won't vote 'Survivor' off TV island
Channel 48 in 'show-and-sell' mode
'C.S.I.' spinoff heads east for some Miami vice
Clinton as talk show host - why not?
Solo WGUC starts biggest campaign
Delhi native has enviable problem

A P R I L   2 0 0 2

Local channels deep into digital
Ratings show 'WARM 98' moving up
26 years of 'SNL' is a lot of laughs

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