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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 [..]

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“Steve Harvey” exits Chicago for L.A.

New deal means new title, new locale, new everything In the latest blow to¬†Chicago’s production community, Steve Harvey’s daytime talk show strip is leaving Chicago’s NBC Tower for [..]

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“Simpsons” renewed for two more seasons

Historic deal takes animated series to 2019, making it the all-time episodes champ in primetime for a scripted series On Wednesday, the Chicago Cubs made history as the [..]

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The future for WGN-TV, The CW, and My Network TV

After Monday’s announcement of The CW shifting to WPWR, where does these channels stand? Back in 2008, WGN-TV aired a retrospective of its 60th year in broadcasting. Hosted [..]

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Alan Krashesky succeeds Ron Magers at 10 p.m.

34-year station vet steps in for Magers, who officially calls it a career ABC-owned WLS-TV (ABC 7) announced Thursday the successor to Ron Magers’ seat at 10 p.m.: [..]

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Is Steve Harvey’s TV Show leaving Chicago?

Maybe, maybe not – but negotiations leaves show’s future up in air One unlikely name to surface among syndicated TV programs whose future is questionable is…. Steve Harvey? [..]

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2015 Fall Syndication Preview

The 2015-16 season begins today in syndication – but in keeping with theme in recent years, there are only a handful of new first-run syndicated programs coming to [..]

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Here we go again: “Family Guy”, PTC trade punches

While the FCC has moved on to Net Neutrality and the upcoming spectrum auction and Fox is busy celebrating the success of new hit drama Empire, the Parents [..]

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New show update: Freshman programs get the ax

After weeks of wavering, the broadcast networks finally canceled some freshman primetime shows. Last week, NBC canceled Thursday night comedies Bad Judge and A to Z, two shows [..]

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“Jerry Springer”, “Maury”, “Steve” to stick around

  It looks like there’s going to be more dysfunctional family fun for years to come. After reports saying Tribune was considering removing NBC Universal Domestic Television’s trio [..]

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WGN-TV, Tribune adds “Crime” to daytime

Tribune Broadcasting wants to make Crime pay in daytime. In what looks like a first step in making over its daytime schedule, Tribune has purchased a new first-run [..]

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Conflict losing its bite at Tribune

Attention viewers: baby mama drama time may soon be over. As reported by TVNewscheck on Friday, Tribune Broadcasting may not renew its contracts for its three conflict talk [..]

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T Dog’s Think Tank: Blow it out your bullhorn

(Editor’s Note: This piece contains strong language. Reader discretion is advised.) If you want to make the case cable TV is one big ripoff, look no further to [..]

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Grab Bag: CBS 2’s Jay Levine attacked in a live shot

(Editor’s note: under circumstances not under my control, the videos for Jay Levine’s story have since been removed. You’ll just have to take my word for it. – [..]

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“Trisha”, “The Test” get the ax

CBS Television’s Serch also sacked In a rather odd coincidence, two different syndicators announced cancellations of their respective daytime talk shows in the same genre on the same [..]

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