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“Goldbergs “sold to WGN-TV, Tribune for 2017

Off-network deals include WGN-TV, WQAD In good news for off-network sitcom-starved stations, Sony Pictures Television announced it has sold ABC Wednesday night sitcom The Goldbergs in syndication starting [..]

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TCA: HBO, Showtime, and FX

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HBO at TCA: Wednesday Afternoon Smackdown with Aaron Sorkin

Wednesday was cable’s turn at The Television Critics Association Press Tour as HBO took center stage for its presentation with the main event – Aaron Sorkin vs. The [..]

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Meet WGN-TV’s new late night host… a sheep

The late-night battle for viewers is quite fierce. Battling for audience – and all those ad dollars, you have Jay Leno, David Letterman, Conan O’Brien, Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy [..]

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Warner Bros. sacks "Curb", Entourage" in syndication

In a move that is seldom used involving off-network syndicated product, Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution is removing Curb Your Enthusiasm and Entourage from broadcast syndication, effective in [..]

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NBC cancels "The Paul Reiser Show"

Welcome to the Shame, Paul This program needs no waiting to get into this museum. After two forgettable and ultra-low rated episodes, NBC has canceled The Paul Reiser [..]

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The Grab Bag: Ricki returns (and unfortunately, so does Paul Reiser)

Twentieth’s game shows canceled, and other news of note  For the first time in a long time, it’s time for The Grab Bag – items not good enough [..]

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New syndicated fare off to slow start; "Martha" tanks on Hallmark

It’s not a good thing: “Golden Girls” reruns had more viewers than Martha’s relocated show on Hallmark. The new crop of first-run and off-network/cable fare has gotten off [..]

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Syndication’s new season

Stations are hoping to strike it rich with “The Nate Berkus Show”.  While the official start of the 2010-11 television season is only a week away, syndicators rolled [..]

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"The Office" begins syndie life today

The off-net sitcoms are back. After a year without any new major off-network sitcoms debuting (aside from Tyler Perry’s House of Payne), three of them debut today in [..]

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T Dog’s Groovy Grab Bag – The TCA edition

More from the bi-annual gathering in Pasadena, with cable on display: – BET had its presentation and is introducing two new programs: a new reality docu-drama featuring R&B [..]

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WCIU picks up "Old Christine"

Sinclair also picks up sitcom; double run could air in prime, displacing My Network TV shows WCIU-TV here in Chicago has picked up the off-network syndication rights to [..]

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T Dog’s Grab Bag

A lot of items in The Grab Bag today: – Warner Bros. and HBO has sold the sitcoms Entourage and Curb Your Enthauism to the Tribune station group [..]

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Bea Arthur dies

Emmy-winning and Tony-winning actress Beatrice Arthur (better known as Bea Arthur) died today at her Los Angeles home due to complications from cancer. She was 86. Ms. Arthur [..]

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Off-network sitcoms on rebound… or are they?

Is the off-network sitcom drought about to come to an end in syndication? It very well may be. But stations may have other ideas. This story from TVNewsday [..]

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