Tag Archives: Bonnie Hunt

"Maury" thriving in new home

In a follow-up story on the Tribune story on Monday, the group’s trio of talk shows are having a resurgent year in daytime syndication. And Maury is one [..]

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NBC O&Os get daytime act together

Chicago’s WMAQ fares better than New York and Los Angeles counterparts The NBC-owned-and-operated stations are blowing up their daytime schedules this fall, with two new programs (and possibly [..]

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Nate Berkus’ new talk show clears NBC O&Os

In what can be described as very good news for the NBC owned-and-operated stations, the group acquired Sony’s new daytime talk show from Nate Berkus for airing this [..]

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CBS stops the globe on "As The World Turns"

After 54 years on CBS’ daytime schedule, the globe will stop spinning on As The World Turns come September 17 of next year. The cancellation was made official [..]

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Warner Bros. cancels "Bonnie Hunt"

Chicago-born comedian Bonnie Hunt has lost her talk show. Ms. Hunt announced to her staffers today that The Bonnie Hunt Show would not return for a third season. [..]

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"Real Housewives" head to NBC O&Os for 2010

The NBC-owned stations have made a deal with co-owned NBC Universal Television Distribution to begin airing off-cable repeats of The Real Housewives Of… as a weekday strip beginning [..]

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"Rachael Ray" moves to WGN-TV

Rachael Ray is on the move. After three underperforming seasons at CBS-owned WBBM-TV, Rachael Ray’s talk show is shifting to Tribune-owned CW affiliate WGN-TV this fall. Rachael Ray [..]

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Report: Sony cancels "Judge David Young" and "Judge Karen"

Broadcasting & Cable is reporting that two Sony-distributed courtroom strips (Judge David Young and Judge Karen) are expected to be canceled soon. Young will exit after two seasons [..]

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Syndication Update

Here’s a look at some of the new syndicated programs and how they are faring thus far, based on info culled from Broadcasting & Cable and TV Week: [..]

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First week of new syndie fare in the books

The new five first-run strips debuting in syndication last week entered the new world of expectations – holding the lead-in and at least matching the year-ago time period [..]

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New syndication season off and running

Chicago contributes to programs’ decent start The new 2008-09 season in syndication began on Monday with the debut of five new strips – and all got off to [..]

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Fall 2008 syndication preview (or the best I can scrape together in such short notice)

The new syndication season begins next Monday, and its going to be tougher to launch a new show than ever before, thanks to the upcoming election and the [..]

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Can syndication find the next hit?

Quick, when was the last true first-run syndicated hit? Though many syndicators would argue, it was six years ago with Dr. Phil averaging a 4.4 Nielsen rating in [..]

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NATPE Update

Back after a hectic day yesterday – attended John Stroger’s funeral (R.I.P) at my church – not to mention battling a slight cold… But I’m back and ready [..]

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Syndication Notes

- Warner Bros. new Bonnie Hunt Show has cleared 55 percent of the country, including WMAQ-TV in Chicago for next fall. Click here for a station list. Station [..]

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