Tag Archives: FX

Wednesday night ratings roundup: Cubs outdraw NBC’s “Chicago” shows in Chicago

Broadcast networks continue to struggle; Empire top-rated 18-49 show of night nationally Wednesday night, NBC’s Chicago shows returned with their season premieres. But it was the Chicago Cubs [..]

Various , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Tuesday night ratings roundup: NBC dominates with “This Is Us”, “New Amsterdam”

Note: These are final numbers in the adult 18-49 demo, unless noted otherwise. The second night of the new television season featured a big win for NBC, stability [..]

Various , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

It’s official: Disney buys most of 21st Century Fox’s assets

Blockbuster deal includes 20th Century Fox film studio and programming library, cable and sports networks, and more In a history-making deal, The Walt Disney Company agreed to acquire [..]

Various , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

21st Century Fox, Disney in talks to merge

The two rivals are discussing, but would not include some Fox properties, including Fox News and Chicago’s WFLD-TV Itchy and Scratchy joining forces with Mickey Mouse? It could [..]

Various , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Fox at TCA: “We won’t miss American Idol.” (Sure.)

Plus: Seth MacFarlane chats up The Orville; Fox execs try to explain their screw-ups; and more With TCA finally winding down, the last two networks presented this week [..]

Various , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Ex-Chicagoan Jason Matheson goes national with talk show

Or… close to it. Matheson part of four-week test in select markets, including Chicago Chicago native and Minneapolis radio personality Jason Matheson is getting a second shot at [..]

Television , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

ABC axes “Time After Time” after five episodes

Here’s an observation: A running loop of Cyndi Lauper’s Time After Time music video would’ve drawn more viewers than the science fiction drama of the same name did. [..]

Various , , , , , , , ,

T Dog’s Media Notepad: Bulls dragging down NBA ratings

Also: ABC 7 and WGN-TV are February sweeps winners; Tribune Broadcasting update; T.D. Jakes show is canceled; Legion, Good Wife renewed; Iron Fist debuts  With the 33-37 Bulls once [..]

Various , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Think Tank Express: Media’s bizarro summer

Radio is experiencing a renaissance  and television in the dumps? Welcome to the summer of the bizarro world. You’ve probably read several articles lately proclaiming radio’s resurgence, with Nielsen [..]

Chicago Media, Radio, Television , , , , , , , ,

TCA: FX chief: “There is too much television”

Hulu Presentation: Mindy Project arrives in style  FX president John Landgraf made waves at TCA last week during his network’s day at the Press Tour, stating there’s just [..]

Cable , , , , , , ,

Tuesday’s ratings wrap: “Forever” stuns “Person Of Interest”

The second night  of the 2014-15 television season is in the books and it looks like we have our first upset. ABC’s new drama Forever – in its [..]

Broadcast Networks, Television , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Fox, FX gobble up two days of Winter Press Tour

Fox and its cable sibling FX Networks took the Monday and Tuesday sessions of The Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour. Fox began its Monday at TCA with [..]

Broadcast Networks, Cable, Television , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

“Simpsons” make serious “D’oh” with new cable deal

Twentieth Television sells to corporate sibling FXX for an estimated $750 million-$1 billion For fans eager for more Simpsons beyond the offerings on Fox and in broadcast syndication, [..]

Broadcast Networks, Cable, Syndication, Television , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Luck quickly runs out for “Lucky 7”

ABC canceled hour-long drama Lucky 7 on Friday after two low-rated episodes and became one of the shortest-lived dramas in the network’s history. The Tuesday drama premiered on [..]

Broadcast Networks, Cable, Television , , , , , , , , , , ,

“Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D” debuts big

ABC’s new Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. came out swinging Tuesday night, as the season’s most anticipated new series lived up to the hype with a well-done pilot and a [..]

Broadcast Networks, Cable, Television , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,