Tag Archives: Animal Practice

Think Tank Express: “Idol” moving to NBC?

The rich could get richer Well, that didn’t take long – NBC and Fremantle Media are in talks about bringing back American Idol sometime next season. American Idol, [..]

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“Chicagoland” strikes out with critics, viewers

  With horrible ratings, Chicagoland ranks among one of television’s biggest flops Did Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration manipulate scenes?   I guess Chicago would’ve been better off if [..]

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The 101 Best Written TV Shows

If you are a regular reader to this site, then you should be familiar with The T Dog Media TV Hall Of Shame, which generally celebrates the medium’s [..]

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The best and worst TV in 2012

Instead of the usual pictures of trophies and toilets, this year yours truly is combining the two lists of the Best and Worst TV shows for 2012 into [..]

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The T Dog Media TV Hall of Shame

No one expected CNN’s Chicagoland to be a love letter to the city – but no one expected it to be a Rahm infomercial either. A critical and [..]

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The 2012 T Dog Media Turkey Awards

Get the cranberry sauce ready: it’s time for the 7th annual T Dog Media Turkey Awards where every Thanksgiving, yours truly honors the worst in the media business [..]

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“Animal Practice” boards the cancellation bus

Beep! Beep! The cancellation bus is here for Animal Practice to take the show to the television graveyard (and The T Dog Media TV Hall Of Shame.) In [..]

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The T Dog Media TV Hall Of Shame is back…with monkeys!

              The face of TV has changed in the last 40 years…. “Me and The Chimp” (left) to “Animal Practice”. Wow, what [..]

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“Arrow” gets solid sampling

New dramas Nashville, Chicago Fire battle it out head-to-head Put a hold on The CW’s funeral, poindexter. Arrow, the new highly-anticipated drama based on the DC Comics character [..]

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More Grab Bag: RIP Alex Karras; CBS cancels “Made in Jersey”

– Alex Karras, the Detroit Lions defensive lineman-turned-actor, died Wednesday at his Southern California home  at the age of 77 due to complications from kidney failure. The Gary, [..]

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“Modern Family” rocks, “Animal Practice” flops

When yours truly watched Animal Practice, I was looking to see if Randy Michaels’ name was anywhere in the credits… The results for the first Wednesday night of [..]

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Despite loss, Bears still dominate Chicago ratings

While the Chicago Bears (and Jay Cutler in particular) disappointed in their hugely anticipated matchup against the archrival Green Bay Packers, they certainly didn’t disappoint in the ratings [..]

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Retro Friday Time Machine: Al Franken returns to “SNL”

(Editor’s Note: Advertising may appear before video. T Dog Media does not endorse any service or product. If you don’t see the above video on your screen, you [..]

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T Dog’s Grab Bag: “Closer” finale draws 9.1 million able bodies

We’ve got items on The Closer, NBC’s ratings results for its fall preview shows, and more: – According to Chicagoland Radio & Media, WJYS-TV’s new late night talk [..]

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CBS at TCA: Lackluster fall entries at a lackluster presentation

It was The Church Of Tisch’s turn at the Death March With Cocktails (translation: CBS’ day at the Television Critics Association Press Tour) on Sunday, introducing five new [..]

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