Tag Archives: AMC

“The Good Fight” off to a good start

First test for new show heading to CBS’ premium service When CBS’ new All-Access service was wheeled out in 2014, many thought the first original series to be [..]

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San Diego Comic-Con is here

Geeks, man your positions – it’s Comic-Con time. The 46th annual comics, gaming, and media convention stepped off Thursday in San Diego. Thanks to several movie studios bowing [..]

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T Dog’s Grab Bag: Sunday belonged to Cutler, “Walking Dead”

– Also: other Sunday, weekend rating results – The Game to stick around, while another The Game ends – Goodbye, Everybody Loves Mancow Jay Cutler and the Chicago [..]

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TCA Summer Tour 2014: Crash course in cable

The Television Critics Association’s Press Tour got underway last week at the Beverly Hills Hilton in Beverly Hills, Ca. For the next two weeks, TV and media critics [..]

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T Dog’s Grab Bag: Alternative rock returns to 101.1

It’s official: the alternative rock format, which vanished from the 101.1 frequency in 2011 after Merlin Media took over, returned Friday morning at 9 a.m. prompt, simulcasting sister [..]

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Introducing Quick Hits and Bits

Yours truly is testing a brand new feature titled Quick Hits and Bits, a quick roundup of the latest and not-so-latest television, radio, and Internet news – along [..]

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“Breaking Bad” breaks the competition

Forget the major networks, Sunday night belonged to Walter White. The series finale of AMC’s Emmy-winning drama Breaking Bad after eight seasons was the most watched entertainment show [..]

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Comic-Con, Day 4: Dan Harmon and “Breaking Bad” wrap it up

Comic-Con wrapped up on Sunday with the triumphant return of Dan Harmon and a farewell to Breaking Bad. – At the Community Comic-Con panel (see below), Harmon talked [..]

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Comic-Con, Day 2: “S.H.I.E.L.D” takes center stage

Plus: Walking Dead, Game Of Thrones, Veronica Mars, Big Bang Theory panels pack ’em in  One of the most anticipated television projects in years took center stage Friday [..]

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Bears game doesn’t live up to the hype – on the field and in the ratings

But NBC still wins the night in total viewers, adults 18-49 The Sunday Night Football matchup between two of the best teams in football – Houston Texans and [..]

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Comic-Con 2012: Day 2

Here’s what went down on the second day of Comic-Con from San Diego: – Diana Rigg, star of the 1960’s British TV series The Avengers (not related to [..]

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T Dog’s Grab Bag: WGN Radio loses steam in latest PPMs

A lot of stuff  in this grab bag this week: – What’s this? A historic low for WGN Radio? The Tribune-owned talker finished in a tie for fifth [..]

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The Grab Bag: Robert Murphy out at Rewind; “Buzz Out Loud” gets buzzed out

– Its over and out for Robert Murphy: Hubbard-owned WILV-FM (Rewind 100.3) has pulled the plug on his morning show after just seven months on the air. Murphy, [..]

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T Dog’s Six Pack: Picking up the slack

  With Crain’s Chicago Business’ Ed Sherman ending his business of sports blog, T Dog Media is now the only place to get your weekly winners and losers [..]

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TCA: Cable Time

The Winter TCA Press Tour concluded last weekend with many panels dedicated to cable. Here is a brief roundup of what went on, grouped in alphabetical order: AMC [..]

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