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The state of syndication in 2017

Few first-run series being offered this year as veteran shows – even low-rated ones – continue to roll along As the National Association Of Programming Executives gathering began [..]

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2016 in review: The highs and the lows…a lot of lows

“Jessica Jones” tops odd year in media – and life When you look back at 2016, there isn’t much to rave about – way too many celebrity and [..]

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Sunday Night Television: The Brown Bag Club

Sad sack Bears, lackluster ABC and Fox lineups dampen night Note: numbers are 18-49 preliminary unless otherwise noted.  And you thought Friday night television was bad. Sunday is [..]

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“Goldbergs “sold to WGN-TV, Tribune for 2017

Off-network deals include WGN-TV, WQAD In good news for off-network sitcom-starved stations, Sony Pictures Television announced it has sold ABC Wednesday night sitcom The Goldbergs in syndication starting [..]

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TV’s best in 2015

2015 in television was clearly unforgettable: a debut of a new series generating numbers not seen in years; a debate over whether we had “Too Much TV”; we [..]

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2015 Fall Syndication Preview

The 2015-16 season begins today in syndication – but in keeping with theme in recent years, there are only a handful of new first-run syndicated programs coming to [..]

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“Bob’s Burgers” renewed for sixth season

Mission to one hundred is accomplished; syndication riches to follow. Maybe. Bob’s Burgers, the underrated show that’s become a utility player for Fox in the last few years, [..]

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Kevin Reilly out as Fox chief

Fox announced Thursday the resignation of Entertainment President Kevin Reilly, who has held the position for the last seven years. His departure is scheduled at the end of [..]

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The Excellent 10 of 2013

Happy New Year! In 2013, a few have complained that they had a difficult time compiling a top ten best show list because there are – get this [..]

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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 is back for another round

It’s that time of year again as people in superhero costumes and stormtrooper suits invade San Diego. Yep, I’m talking about Comic-Con. For the 44th consecutive year, fanboys [..]

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T Dog’s Grab Bag: Jim, Tom, and the two Bobs

WLS-AM’s Jim Johnson calls it a career; Bob Newhart hits out of the park;  Bob’s Burgers sold in off-network to Adult swim – Jim Johnson is calling it [..]

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“Cleveland Show”: In or Out?

Is it in or out? That’s what many in the industry were asking Wednesday when word surfaced The Cleveland Show was canceled. However, Fox strongly denied this assertion. [..]

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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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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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