Career spanned ABC, CBS, NBC plus his own production company Media watchers are mourning the death of Fred Silverman, an executive who re-invented CBS and took ABC to the top, and later formed his own production company. Born in the Queens borough of New York, Silverman began his career right here in Chicago at WGN-TV in the early 1960s where […]
For two of the broadcast networks, it was Friday Frenzy. With the upfronts set to begin Monday, the networks started cancelling bubble shows ahead of time, as evidenced by Fox’s decision to cancel five shows Tuesday night. On Friday, both NBC and ABC were running like hyenas on hamburger meat. Friday Frenzy began early in the afternoon, with NBC cancelling […]
A special edition of T Dog’s Four Pack this week, in honor of four individuals who passed away this week – two of these I have already written obituaries for. – Ed McMahon. Click here for the obit on the legendary pitchman and second banana. – John Callaway. Click here for the obit on the legendary interviewer. – Farrah Fawcett. […]
Sadly, the Grim Reaper has been busy. Farrah Fawcett: http://tiny.cc/mVgyv Michael Jackson: http://tiny.cc/BYJX8 With the passing of these two icons – plus the deaths of Ed McMahon and John Callaway, it’s been a very sad week. Rest in peace, all.