Rodney Ho

I cover local radio, TV, comedy and film for both the print and online editions. 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. My entertainment blog Atanta radio stations What TV shows are in production in metro Atlanta?

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R. Kelly has disappeared off the radio airwaves - including Atlanta R&B stations
 The powerful Lifetime special “Surviving R. Kelly” earlier this month has killed radio stations’ appetites locally and nationwide to play the R&B singer’s classic hits such as “Ignition” and “Your Body’s Callin’.” Only 31 stations the past week spun an R. Kelly song three or...

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The powerful Lifetime special “Surviving R. Kelly” earlier this month has killed radio stations’ appetites locally and nationwide to play the R&B singer’s classic hits such as “Ignition” and “Your Body’s Callin’.” Only 31 stations the past week spun an R. Kelly song three or...
What TV shows are in production in Atlanta
 This is a rolling list of TV shows that are in production in Atlanta, recently wrapped production or will be production soon. I update it on a regular basis. If you see anything out of date, email me at rho@ajc.com. This compilation does not include news (e.g. HLN/CNN/The Weather Channel) and sports-related programming (e.g. Fox Sports, NBA...

Posted: a day ago

This is a rolling list of TV shows that are in production in Atlanta, recently wrapped production or will be production soon. I update it on a regular basis. If you see anything out of date, email me at rho@ajc.com. This compilation does not include news (e.g. HLN/CNN/The Weather Channel) and sports-related programming (e.g. Fox Sports, NBA...
Waka Flocka said ‘Marriage Boot Camp’ helped his relationship with Tammy Rivera
 Atlanta rap star Waka Flocka and his wife Tammy Rivera are currently on WE-TV’s “Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition,” which debuted last week. Based on the first episode, which aired last Thursday at 10 p.m., Tammy still had major trust issues regarding Waka’s past infidelity, which was rampant and profligate...

Posted: 3 days ago

Atlanta rap star Waka Flocka and his wife Tammy Rivera are currently on WE-TV’s “Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition,” which debuted last week. Based on the first episode, which aired last Thursday at 10 p.m., Tammy still had major trust issues regarding Waka’s past infidelity, which was rampant and profligate...
Ali Mac leaves Kicks 101.5 as morning host; Byron departs Q99.7 night slot
 Two Georgia natives lost their radio jobs this week: Byron Cooper, night host at Q99.7 (formerly Q100) and Ali Mac, morning co host on Kicks 101.5.  The stations, owned by Atlanta-based Cumulus Media, are seeking replacements, according to Sean Shannon, market manager.  Cadillac Jack, morning host at Kicks, will remain. He&rsquo...

Posted: 3 days ago

Two Georgia natives lost their radio jobs this week: Byron Cooper, night host at Q99.7 (formerly Q100) and Ali Mac, morning co host on Kicks 101.5.  The stations, owned by Atlanta-based Cumulus Media, are seeking replacements, according to Sean Shannon, market manager.  Cadillac Jack, morning host at Kicks, will remain. He&rsquo...
Netflix raising subscription prices across the board 
 Netflix, by far the largest streaming service on Earth, is raising its subscription rates to help cover its escalating costs to develop original content and pay for acquired films and TV shows. On a percentage basis, the increases are about 13 to 18 percent depending on the package, the biggest ever in Netflix’s decade-long history...

Posted: 3 days ago

Netflix, by far the largest streaming service on Earth, is raising its subscription rates to help cover its escalating costs to develop original content and pay for acquired films and TV shows. On a percentage basis, the increases are about 13 to 18 percent depending on the package, the biggest ever in Netflix’s decade-long history...