Tag Archives: African-American Viewership

T Dog’s Media Notepad: Chicago loses population again

Also…management change at CSN Chicago; another new entry in syndication; MeTV FM going national; new host for Sy-Fy’s Comic-Con show All together now: The Chicago DMA has lost [..]

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Closer to the exits: “American Idol” preparing to say goodbye

In an indication of how quick Fox wants to get rid of the show, American Idol is ending its fifteen-season run on Thursday, April 7, rather than dragging [..]

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Chicago: Slipping away?

The state of the Chicago market: population loss may effect media properties  If last week’s bad census news is any indication, Chicago may be in for a rough [..]

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Chicago drops to fourth place in African-American homes in the U.S.

TV rank drops to fourth as market’s black population moves out Chicago may be home to the hottest show with TV’s number one show among African-Americans with Empire, set in [..]

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Oscar telecast shows some rust

The 2015 Oscars telecast declines from last season Mirroring the film industry, The 87th Academy Awards saw some major ratings declines from a year ago. According to Nielsen, the [..]

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“American Idol” surges in ratings among African-Americans

This season is certainly one to forget for American Idol in the ratings department. But its a different story altogether when it comes to African-American audiences. While ratings [..]

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T Dog’s Grab Bag: CBS, AT&T sign retransmission deal

Reach out and touch someone…. No, not there. Or there. The Grab Bag: – CBS AT&T . CBS Corp. and AT & T have signed a brand new [..]

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Big diginet fun

      NBC to launch Non-Stop Network; Bounce expands to N.Y. and L.A. Significant developments regarding digital subchannels on Thursday: – Don’t you wish it would stop? [..]

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WADL steps up in the Motor City

After years of crummy programming (infomercials, home shopping, etc.), Adelll-owned WADL-TV in Detroit is making a serious bid to compete for those TV advertising dollars with the other [..]

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Chicago drops to third place in total number of black homes in the U.S.

But Chicago remains in fifth place in Hispanic and Asian homes Nielsen announced its top ten markets ranked by minority TV homes, and Chicago is now the third-largest [..]

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TBS grabs black viewers

And they are doing this on the strength of House Of Payne and the theatrical Diary of a Mad Black Woman. With the broadcast networks abandoning the African-American [..]

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