– It appears CoCo has caused a casualty on TBS’ schedule, and its Comcastic! E! and the Style network have acquired all 94 (yes, count ’em – 94) episodes of Sex And the City, beginning in the fall of 2011. Both E! and Style are both owned by Comcast.
The former HBO series currently runs on TBS at midnight, but come fall is being pushed out in part by Conan O’Brien’s new talk show and George Lopez’s new show.
– The playoff-bound Chicago Blackhawks have inked a new three-year deal with WGN Radio, reaching through the end of the 2013-14 season. The games are only available to most of the nation thanks to WGN’s strong clear channel signal at night, but also through WGN Radio’s website.
This comes as the Blackhawks has set a new regular season ratings record for games on Comcast SportsNet: the team averaged a 2.4 household rating, up 94% from last year. Not only that, but the Blackhawks shot and scored a goal in key demos, too: In Adults 25-54, the Blackhawks earned a 1.8 rating, up a whopping 125% from a year ago.
The Blackhawks begin their run for the Stanley Cup on Friday against the Nashville Predators.
– CBS Radio Jim Ryan has been named program director of both WWFS-FM in New York and WCFS-FM (Fresh 105.9 FM) in Chicago. Guess where he’ll be based? You guessed it – New York.
– Get ready for more Law & Order: NBC has ordered thirteen episodes of a new spin-off of the series, this time set in Los Angeles, titled… what else? Law & Order: Los Angeles. It’s official: Hollywood has run out of ideas.
-Finally, overrated nationally syndicated morning hosts Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic – better known to their fans as Mike & Mike In The Morning on ESPN Radio, were at Borders on State Street in the Loop Monday afternoon signing copies of their new book Mike & Mike’s Rules For Sports And Life. The two imbeciles were in town doing a live remote at the Cubby Bear for the Cubs’ home opener.
Funny, I didn’t know Borders even sold toilet paper…