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 ratings flop, Chicagoland is the one of TV’s lowlights in 2014. Recently, the prime-time portion of The Simpsons marathon on FXX attracted more viewers than Chicagoland did. (As of May 2018, the […]
NBC spoke to the critics at the Television Critics Association Press Tour on Friday and held numerous panels. The peacock network unveiled seven new shows for the 2010-11 season, in hopes of getting the network out of fourth place, where it’s been for five years. Here is the what they said at the press tour: Executive session with Jeff Gaspin […]
L.O. to the freakin’ L… While Deal or No Deal couldn’t give away one million dollars on their show (even after filling thirteen suitcases with the prize), the prime-time version of The Price Is Right and host Drew Carey actually went out and did it – when contestant Adam Rose came within $880 of the actual retail price in the […]
News and notes, all wrapped up into one: – Leno appears to be unhappy about being forced out of the famed 10:35 p.m. (CT) time slot for Conan O’Brien in 2009. Late shift, part II? – Christiana Applegate returns to the network that launched her career (1986’s Heart of the City) and is the lead in Samantha Who? In it, […]
Yep, that’s right. CBS just got up and gave it to him. That’s how things work in Hollywood. Though yours truly thought that Todd Newton would be a better choice, Drew just might fit the bill. Then again, what do I know? At least it’s not Ozzie Guillen (LOL).
Today was CBS’ turn at the press tour. And there is a lot to cover: – CBS President Nina Tassler declined to answer questions about Mandy Patinkin’s departure from the hit crime drama Criminal Minds, which can be attributed to “creative differences”. Patinkin left former CBS show Chicago Hope after one season only to return much later. -Tassler also admitted […]