Tag Archives: Chicago

Study: Chicagoans prefer local news over cable news by a wide margin

            CNN, Fox News lag in Chicago market – as local news expansion is starting to go bust in some markets You’d think [..]

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Chicago’s media prepares for NATO (Update 1)

As you know by now, Chicago is hosting the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit at McCormick Place this coming Sunday and Monday. There are numerous street closures, [..]

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One for the record books – yet again

The Voice and Smash get off to impressive starts Here we go again – for the third year in a row, the Super Bowl has set another viewing [..]

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Life After Oprah

              Anderson Cooper’s new syndicated talk show began on Monday.   Welcome to Life… After Oprah. Monday marked a new era in [..]

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The Grab Bag: You, the people

This Grab Bag is for you – that’s right. You – the people. You have the right to gripe about yet another newscast or yet another new daytime [..]

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Stay up late with… Clarissa?

              But you no longer can’t with Monique and soon, you won’t be able to with George Lopez, either. (Editor’s Note: This [..]

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MGM to make MeTV roar nationally

    As have been speculated for the last few weeks, MGM announced today it will team up with Weigel Broadcasting to distribute MeTV nationally. MGM’s domestic television [..]

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Judge Karen’s Court to stay in session

Santa was great to Judge Karen Francis-Mills this holiday season as her courtroom strip Judge Karen’s Court has been picked up for a sophomore season by Litton Entertainment [..]

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Two and a Half Times the second cycle

Want more Two and a Half Men in syndication? You got it. But if  you want more crazy Charlie Sheen going ape in a hotel room moments, you’ll [..]

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Scripps stations make a deal with "Dr. Oz"

In a two-station deal with Sony Pictures Television, Scripps has acquired The Dr. Oz Show to replace The Oprah Winfrey Show on its ABC stations in Detroit and [..]

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"Legend of the Seeker" seeking new outlets

Disney/ABC’s weekly action-adventure hour Legend of the Seeker is going to have an adventure of its own – trying to find new outlets after a major station group [..]

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T Dog’s Four Pack

This week’s Four Pack contains the baseball playoffs, some dancing, and Rachael Ray – oh my! Winners – Postseason baseball. Ratings for the divisional baseball  playoffs on TBS [..]

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Arbitron delays PPM rollout

Arbitron has delayed its controversial Portable People Meter until September 2008 for several markets including New York and Chicago. The delays are being instituted because of kinks that [..]

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