Tag Archives: Legend of the Seeker

The tough landscape of weekend programming

Man of the People latest to strike out as viewers head to streaming services on weekends Funny thing as this person was watching the final Man Of The [..]

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Katie Couric heads to the Mouse House

After flopping out at CBS, Katie Couric is looking to shine at ABC. In a deal announced today, The Walt Disney Company has signed the former Today and [..]

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Tick…tock… the clock runs out on Randy Michaels

Randy Michaels has all but resigned as CEO of the Tribune Co. after a tumulus two-and-a-half years marred with allegations of sexual harassment, and comes a week after [..]

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"Millionaire’s" revamp – Jump the question or the shark?

When Who Wants To Be A Millionaire returns to begin its ninth syndicated season on September 13, the show will go under a dramatic overhaul so stringent, the [..]

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The balcony closes on "At The Movies"

The balcony is closed. Forever. (have I said this before?) And yes, it’s for good this time. After 24 years, Disney-ABC Television Distribution has pulled the plug on [..]

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"Legend of the Seeker" seeking new outlets

Disney/ABC’s weekly action-adventure hour Legend of the Seeker is going to have an adventure of its own – trying to find new outlets after a major station group [..]

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News & Notes

The alternative title is being used to describe today’s News & Notes, as there is sad news to report: – Chicago Defender sports journalist Larry Gross passed away [..]

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NATPE News

The National Association of Television Program Executives convention got underway today in Las Vegas. While it won’t be as jumping as it was in recent years, there is [..]

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"Doctors" ties "Deal" in frosh syndie race

CBS Television’s new Doctors has tied NBC Universal’s Deal or No Deal in the first-run syndication race among new series, with both shows tying each other at 1.9. [..]

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CW, MRC part ways

It was a idea that was bad as the shows themselves… Independent studio Media Rights capital and The CW have agreed to part ways after the Sunday night [..]

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Syndication Update

Here’s a look at some of the new syndicated programs and how they are faring thus far, based on info culled from Broadcasting & Cable and TV Week: [..]

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"Legend of the Seeker" improves time periods (updated)

More rating upswing news: The new syndicated action hour from Disney-ABC titled Legend of the Seeker improved time periods by 15 percent from October 2008, including an 80 [..]

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Fall 2008 syndication preview (or the best I can scrape together in such short notice)

The new syndication season begins next Monday, and its going to be tougher to launch a new show than ever before, thanks to the upcoming election and the [..]

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Can syndication find the next hit?

Quick, when was the last true first-run syndicated hit? Though many syndicators would argue, it was six years ago with Dr. Phil averaging a 4.4 Nielsen rating in [..]

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Comic-Con, Day 1

All right, fanboys and fangirls, Comic-Con from San Diego is here! And it’s not just for comic book fans anymore… There’s a lot of television-related stuff here as [..]

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