Tag Archives: Discovery Communications

Nik Wallenda draws a crowd – inside and outside

Wallenda’s stunt over Chicago skyline draws viewers Biggest draw for Discovery since 2010 – or is it? As far as we know, there was no trickery involved in [..]

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T Dog’s Grab Bag: Alternative rock returns to 101.1

It’s official: the alternative rock format, which vanished from the 101.1 frequency in 2011 after Merlin Media took over, returned Friday morning at 9 a.m. prompt, simulcasting sister [..]

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TCA: Cable shows off the goods

January is yours truly favorite time of year. Why? (No, its NOT the weather.) This month is home to TCA Winter Press Tour and the National Association of [..]

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TCA, Part 3: We OWN you

Obviously the biggest highlight of the Winter version of Television Critics Association Press Tour was a rare appearance by the Queen of Talk, Oprah Winfrey. She was at [..]

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TCA, Part 2: Resuming “The Game”

It’s “Game” back on for the one-time CW sitcom.  The Television Critics Association tour continued in Pasadena on Thursday with Oprah Winfrey and her new OWN network obviously [..]

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T Dog’s Four Pack -The Oprah Winfrey Edition

Welcome to a special edition of T Dog’s Four Pack (special because this is a bit serious in tone.) On Thursday, Oprah Winfrey announced she was leaving her [..]

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NBC Universal’s talk shows renewed through 2012

No decision on the future of Oprah’s show A report surfaced on Deadline Hollywood Thursday regarding the future of The Oprah Winfrey Show, which may or may not [..]

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T Dog’s Think Tank: So what happens if "Oprah" exits?

With Oprah Winfrey scheduled to run her new cable network in a joint venture with Discovery beginning next year, there is increasing speculation she may discontinue her daily [..]

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TCA Notes

Cable continues its ride through the press tour, with an emphasis on going green: Discovery Networks (Discovery, Animal Planet, TLC.) -Discovery: The Discovery Channel had a panel at [..]

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Oprah launches cable network with Discovery

Oprah’s production company (Harpo) and Discovery Networks have announced a joint venture to launch OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network.Oprah Winfrey Network replaces Discovery Health, which now joins Nick [..]

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TCA news

From the Television Critics Association tour: -The Disney Channel will premiere a sequel to the phenomenonal movie High School Musical called High School Musical 2 on August 17 [..]

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