Tag Archives: Cable

T Dog’s Grab Bag: Sun-Times fires entire photography staff

– In a stunning move, the Chicago Sun-Times fired almost all of its photography staff on Thursday, which left 28 people out of work. The Wrapports -owned paper [..]

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Talk about your conflict of interest….

An interesting item from TV Barn: Sunflower Broadband (or Cable, or whatever they want to be called), which serves northeastern Kansas, dropped two Hearst-Argyle owned Kansas City stations [..]

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Say goodbye to Nick GAS, Court TV

The new year brings changes to cable lineups as Court TV becomes TruTV on Tuesday and Nick GAS (which ran out of gas long ago – couldn’t no [..]

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One good thing about 2007: It’s almost over

And that phrase is not just coming from Chicago sports fans. Expenditures were down across the board for traditional media for the first nine months of 2007 (with [..]

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Cable says no to Big Ten, NFL networks

It looks like the nation’s cable channels are getting fed up with sports leagues taking them for a ride – Comcast and Time Warner – two of the [..]

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"High School Musical 2" socks competition

To the tune of 17.2 million viewers for the Disney Channel last night, according to Nielsen, topping the 7.8 million viewers the original had. Not only that, it [..]

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Congress sponsors a la carte cable bill

This bill is co-sponsored by Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.). But don’t be fooled by the “D” – he represents one of the most conservative districts in Cook County, [..]

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Screw you

That’s what Sorpranos creator David Chase basically said to its fans last night’s series finale as the screen went to black – in the middle of the final [..]

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"Extreme Makeover" reruns to TV Land

Aptly noted here as TV Land is on the verge of one….

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Cable ratings down too in May

Cable, like broadcast, is in a slump too – but hey, isn’t everything nowadays? You know- sitcoms, ratings for the NBA playoffs, the economy, government, the Cubs, the [..]

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CSTV comin’ to town

Comcast is adding college sports network CSTV to its digital sports tier on its Chicago and South Bend systems, beginning on June 27. Meanwhile, for those of you [..]

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