Tag Archives: Hallmark Channel

T Dog’s Media Notepad: President Obama grants interviews with Chicago TV stations

President Obama invites Chicago stations to interview him; Robin Rock returns; ABC 7 launches new anti-fake news campaign; Dish Nation returns for two more seasons.; NBC launches new [..]

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More news on weekends is good news for CBS 2

Also: CBS 2 adds “Good Wife”, “Blue Bloods” to weekend late fringe On the surface, CBS 2’s decision to expand their weekend newscasts would be greeted with as much [..]

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“The Good Wife” scores a good deal

For CBS’ The Good Wife, life is good… and about to get better. CBS Television Distribution scored a syndication mega-deal for reruns of The Good Wife, with a [..]

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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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Hallmark cancels “The Martha Stewart Show”

I guess this isn’t a good thing. Hallmark Channel announced the cancellation of the low-rated The Martha Stewart Show after two low-rated seasons. Part of the reason for [..]

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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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Nate Berkus’ new talk show clears NBC O&Os

In what can be described as very good news for the NBC owned-and-operated stations, the group acquired Sony’s new daytime talk show from Nate Berkus for airing this [..]

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Martha Stewart’s syndicated talk show heads to Hallmark Channel

Martha Stewart is pulling an Oprah Winfrey – only difference is she’s leaving a year earlier. In news that caught NBC Universal off guard, Martha Stewart Living Enterprises [..]

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TCA Notes

As you know (or may not know), the Television Critics Association (or TCA) Press Tour is underway in Los Angeles, with cable nets rolling out its programs over [..]

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"Golden Girls" shift to Hallmark

The Golden Girls is shifting from long-time cable home Lifetime to the Hallmark Channel, effective early next year. The off-network sitcom has been a constant performer on Lifetime, [..]

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Hallmark, CBS hook up

Hallmark Channel has snapped up the cable rights to several off-network programs owned by CBS Television Distribution. Among them include Cheers, I Love Lucy, and 7th Heaven. I [..]

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Critics tour report

Aside from the Amy Jacobson junk going on, there is something else of note going on in the television industry: The critics press tour. Here is a detailed [..]

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