Tag Archives: AFHV

Here’s Pat: “The Man Of The People”

WGN morning show sports anchor gets his own show He may not own – or maybe even drive – his own car, but he now has his own [..]

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ABC releases 2017-18 schedule

Fourteen new series on tap; many scheduling moves ABC announced its 2017-18 schedule in front of ad buyers during its annual upfront presentation on Tuesday – fourteen new [..]

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The bubble busts for borderline shows 

                Pickups, renewals take place before upfront week. As has been the case the last few years, the major networks are [..]

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Sunday ratings: NBC dominates, but cable’s presence is felt

The broadcast networks saw erosion from the previous week Sunday night as cable entries – notably the MLB playoffs on TBS and the premiere of Steel Magnolias on [..]

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ABC unveils 2012-13 schedule

ABC’s 2012-13 campaign has changes on four nights in a schedule released Tuesday morning before its upfront presentation later in the afternoon. (In addition, fellow Disney property ESPN [..]

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The Upfronts Selection Show

The week before the upfronts are always crazy: you have networks canceling shows and picking up pilots to series for either this fall or for midseason. Welcome to [..]

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“Bloopers” to make a comeback

  Oh goody. A staple of 1980’s and 1990’s television, the blooper show is poised to make a comeback. Trifecta Entertainment and Dick Clark Productions announced Monday they [..]

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ABC rolls out 2011-12 schedule

ABC released its 2011-12 season schedule this morning in advance of its upfront presentation to advertisers this afternoon in Manhattan with twelve new series. Seven of those premiere [..]

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Weigel’s South Bend deal falls through

A deal to sell for Chicago-based Weigel Broadcasting to sell three low-power TV stations to WSBT owner Schurz Communications in South Bend has fallen through. Weigel, who owns [..]

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CBS Television Distribution launches "Smash Cuts"

CBS Television Distribution surprised many in the industry today by launching a last-minute syndicated show titled Smash Cuts, a weekly hour featuring viral video clips. The all-barter weekly [..]

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T Dog’s Grab Bag

A lot of items in The Grab Bag today: – Warner Bros. and HBO has sold the sitcoms Entourage and Curb Your Enthauism to the Tribune station group [..]

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