Tag Archives: Classic TV

The T Dog Media TV Hall of Shame

No one expected CNN’s Chicagoland to be a love letter to the city – but no one expected it to be a Rahm infomercial either. A critical and [..]

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Comic-Con, Day 1: “X-Files” stars reunite; “South Park”, “Dexter” featured

The opening day of Comic-Con had little in the way of television panels – but they were huge. The events of the day were headlined by three shows: [..]

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T Dog’s Grab Bag: “Futurama” to end run

Plus: North Carolina media news, Glee is renewed, and somehow Jim Laski gets back on the air – Unlike the fate of The Cleveland Show, this cancellation is [..]

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Jack Klugman dies

This past week saw the passing of yet another iconic TV legend – this time, it was Jack Klugman, who passed away Christmas Eve at the age of [..]

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“Dallas”, “Jeannie” star Larry Hagman dies at 81

Larry Hagman, known for his roles as Tony Nelson on I Dream Of Jeannie and J.R. Ewing on Dallas died Friday night in a Dallas hospital of complications [..]

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Retro Friday: Fall 2008 NBC Promo – Make Some Noise!

This week’s Retro Friday takes a short trip back to 2008 when NBC aired a promo for its fall programming during the Opining Ceremonies of the Beijing Olympic [..]

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T Dog’s Grab Bag: RIP Sherman Hemsley, Chad Everett

There is other media news besides the Olympics and the Television Critics Association Press Tour – including a new morning show for the new i101 and the return [..]

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PBS at TCA: Free Bates!

Welcome to T Dog Media’s (snarky) coverage of the Television Critics Association Press Tour. While yours truly isn’t in Cali for the tour (though he wishes he were… [..]

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Retro Friday: Happy “Friday the 13th”

Straight from the vaults of the T Dog Media TV Hall Of Shame (or more specifically, YouTube): A true TV… um, “horror”: In honor of Friday the 13th, [..]

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Andy Griffith dies

Fans are mourning the loss of television legend Andy Griffith, who died in his North Carolina home on Tuesday at the age of 86. His career spans multiple [..]

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T Dog’s Grab Bag: Robin Robinson likely out at WFLD

A bunch of items in this week’s Grab Bag: – Is Robin Robinson on her way out at Fox-owned WFLD? Sure looks like it: According to a report [..]

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“Dallas” looking to ride high in the saddle again

Look who’s riding back into town after 21 years… and look who’s he brought back from the gutter with him… J.R. Ewing – whose seedy antics made even [..]

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“21 Jump Street” goes to the movies

Friday marked the arrival of former 1987-91 Fox series 21 Jump Street’s adaption to the big screen. But my oh my, how things have changed at Jump Street [..]

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Davy Jones dies (updated)

Antenna TV, MeTV, and MeToo to pay tribute to The Monkees‘ frontman this weekend One of the biggest pop icons in the 1960’s and 1970’s passed away on [..]

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The Grab Bag: The Santa edition

Ho, Ho, Ho! It’s Terry Claus about to deliver you a special Christmas edition of The Grab Bag! I got special presents from the world of media that [..]

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