Tag Archives: Hearst

"Real Housewives" head to NBC O&Os for 2010

The NBC-owned stations have made a deal with co-owned NBC Universal Television Distribution to begin airing off-cable repeats of The Real Housewives Of… as a weekday strip beginning [..]

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T Dog’s Groovy Grab Bag

The first four-post day in a long time! Here’s some more news… – From Chicagoland Radio and Media: WGN-TV news anchor Allison Payne is expected to return to [..]

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Talk about your conflict of interest….

An interesting item from TV Barn: Sunflower Broadband (or Cable, or whatever they want to be called), which serves northeastern Kansas, dropped two Hearst-Argyle owned Kansas City stations [..]

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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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"Mother" sold to WFLD and WPWR

Twentieth Television has sold off-network repeats of How I Met Your Mother to the WFLD/WPWR duopoly in Chicago beginning in fall 2010. The CBS comedy has been on [..]

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WISN dominates Milwaukee’s ratings

… except at 10 p.m., where NBC affiliate WTMJ (despite lousy network lead-ins) won. But WISN, Milwaukee’s ABC affiliate owned by Hearst-Argyle, dominated everything else. WISN won at [..]

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Martha’s back for season four

And they said it wouldn’t last… Martha Stewart’s syndicated daytime show has been renewed in 60 percent of the country, according to NBC Universal. The tally includes all [..]

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Hearst-Argyle not happy with NBC’s performance

Hearst-Argyle (and probably a lot of station groups) aren’t happy with NBC’s primetime performance. David Barrett, the CEO of the station group, says he’s “disappointed” in the performance [..]

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Hearst-Argyle, YouTube hook up

In a groundbreaking move, Hearst-Argyle Television, one of the nation’s largest TV station groups, has signed a deal with YouTube to provide content on the popular video-sharing website. [..]

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Wasted opportunity?

Arthur Greenwald of TVnewsday says that many ABC affiliates are passing up a chance to promote Dancing With the Stars locally. He compares the promo efforts of ABC-owned [..]

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