Tag Archives: Howie Mandel

The Media Notepad: WRXQ radio personality fired from job after appearing on “The Profit”

Also: Telemundo expands local and national news; Funny You Should Ask renewed through 2021; Fox interested in Sinclair stations You’d think an appearance on a national TV show [..]

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T Dog’s Think Tank: Idiocracy strikes local news again

Twin Cities’ KSTP makes gaffe, but has nothing on CBS 2’s history of making them If there’s any doubt local news is sometimes a joke, this item should [..]

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T Dog’s Think Tank: Chicago slammed by overrated “Daily Show” and Jon Stewart

The “most hated person in Chicago” designation is like our weather; if you wait a few minutes – it’ll change. A few days ago it was Garry Meier [..]

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T Dog’s Grab Bag: OMG! “The Insider” is getting a new name

News on The Insider, Howie Mandel, The World Series, and more: – OMG! OMG! OMG! Can you stand the excitement?!!! In a bid to lure younger viewers, CBS [..]

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Retro Friday: Fall 2008 NBC Promo – Make Some Noise!

This week’s Retro Friday takes a short trip back to 2008 when NBC aired a promo for its fall programming during the Opining Ceremonies of the Beijing Olympic [..]

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Fox at 25: The hits and misses

Fox celebrated their 25th Anniversary in prime-time this past Sunday with a two-hour retrospective, featuring clips of past shows and a few cast reunions. While the network officially [..]

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T Dog’s Six Pack: Opening Day

Play ball! In honor of Major League Baseball’s Opening Weekend, it’s a baseball-themed edition of The Six Pack: Home Run! Mobbed. Someone in a certain publication tagged this [..]

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Jeremy Kyle makes his way to U.S.

Get ready for yet another British invasion – this time from Britain’s top daytime talk show host. As rumored  for months, Debmar-Mercury has signed a deal with Jeremy [..]

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Let’s Make a Deal, CBS

It looks like Howie Mandel isn’t the only person making a “Deal” in daytime. CBS is slotting a revival of Let’s Make A Deal in the time slot [..]

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Syndicated "Deal" renewed for second season (updated)

Production to move to Connecticut to join other NBC Universal shows Well, what took them so long?After months of being on the fence, NBC Universal’s Deal or No [..]

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T Dog’s Groovy Grab Bag

WFLD relaunches web site; More Howie; NATPE Wrap-up. – Fox-owned WFLD has relaunched its website (myfoxchicago.com), as part of an effort to revamp its websites in all eighteen [..]

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"Rewind" with Anna Davlantes

Given all what’s going in Chicago lately, I guess there’s a need for another public-affairs program (one show can’t cover it all…) WTTW is debuting a new review-of-the-week [..]

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NBC Universal unveils syndicated "Deal Or No Deal" format

NBC Universal recently unveiled details of its new Deal or No Deal strip hosted by Howie Mandel (who continues hosting the prime-time version.) The daily half hour is [..]

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Blame Canada

WARNING: Contains spoilers. It’s a time-honored tradition among animated comedies to rip on Canada, so it’s no surprise South Park put the entire country on strike in last [..]

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It’s a "Deal" for WMAQ-TV

Note: The link to the story may require registration. NBC Universal’s Deal or No Deal weekday syndicated strip has been sold to a few NBC O&Os, including WMAQ-TV [..]

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