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Bubble Bustin’ Thursday – nets cancel shows

Networks pull plug on underperforming shows. Ten shows axed; Supergirl changes networks For the last several years, the major networks have made decisions on “bubble shows” on the Thursday [..]

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Major shakeup at ABC sends Paul Lee out the door

Channing Dungey becomes ABC Entertainment president; First African-American woman to run a major network When it comes to CBS, you always hear the tagline “We’re America’s Most Watched [..]

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The “Pyramid of Fun” returns

ABC’s acquisition of $100,000 Pyramid for primetime  brings game show back to network and New York for the first time in 36 years  Plus, other TCA news of note [..]

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Meredith Vieira kicks off 2014-15 syndie season

After a season which saw several syndicated talk shows (The Test, Bethenny, Arsenio Hall, Katie, and Trisha) get canceled, this season boasts only two new shows – one [..]

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Bears win on the field – and in the ratings

After a few lackluster matchups on ESPN’s Monday Night Football, the franchise got back on track with the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers meeting up at Lambeau [..]

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“Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” slips in week two

Blacklist still strong on Monday Is it time to hit the panic button at Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. headquarters? S.H.I.E.L.D. took a spill in its second week as [..]

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“Blacklist”, “Sleepy Hollow” early success stories

The new 2012-13 television season is finally underway, and night one of the new season proved to be a good one for NBC, whose Voice-fueled lineup lead them [..]

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ABC unveils 2013-14 primetime schedule

Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. already getting tons of buzz ABC released its 2013-14 primetime schedule Tuesday morning ahead of its upfront presentation later in the day, with fourteen [..]

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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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NBC beats broadcast competition in first night of new season

ESPN tops all broadcast and cable networks with Monday Night Football – and a unbelievable bad call to end the game The first night of the 2012-13 season [..]

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Chicago syndie schedules get dramatic makeover

Local stations, syndicators shuffle the deck As we enter year two in the post-Oprah era, things are finally changing in the syndication marketplace, as five new syndicated talk [..]

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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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ABC unveils 2012-13 schedule

ABC’s 2012-13 campaign has changes on four nights in a schedule released Tuesday morning before its upfront presentation later in the afternoon. (In addition, fellow Disney property ESPN [..]

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ABC rolls out 2011-12 schedule

ABC released its 2011-12 season schedule this morning in advance of its upfront presentation to advertisers this afternoon in Manhattan with twelve new series. Seven of those premiere [..]

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TCA, Part 7: NBC and life after football

Last year at this time, the NBC Television Critics Association Press Tour presentation was played amidst the backdrop of the Jay Leno-Conan O’Brien late-night mess. This year, there’s [..]

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