Tag Archives: Mariah Carey

“Countdown Chicago” wins out over “Chi-Town Rising”

But Mariah Carey, Don Lemon steal New Year’s Eve spotlight (what else is new) After getting butt-whipped last year by Chi-Town Rising, WLS-TV’s Countdown Chicago reclaimed the top-spot [..]

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“American Idol” exits a winner

As yours truly hinted before, American Idol’s “finale” may not be the finale after all – it’s going on a long hiatus. Idol exited a winner Thursday night, [..]

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Closer to the exits: “American Idol” preparing to say goodbye

In an indication of how quick Fox wants to get rid of the show, American Idol is ending its fifteen-season run on Thursday, April 7, rather than dragging [..]

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Kevin Reilly out as Fox chief

Fox announced Thursday the resignation of Entertainment President Kevin Reilly, who has held the position for the last seven years. His departure is scheduled at the end of [..]

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“American Idol” bleeds African-American viewers

But the series is renewed for a 14th season A year ago, T Dog Media examined American Idol’s ratings among African-American viewers. So let’s check in to see how the [..]

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The 2013 T Dog Media Turkey Awards

It’s a blizzard of turkeys! Welcome to the 2013 T Dog Media Turkey Awards, where every Thanksgiving, we serve up turkeys of bad TV, bad radio, and bad [..]

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Comic-Con: Animation Special

Of course, it’s not Comic-Con without some animation being presented, right? From adult favorites to kids’ fare (a.k.a. programming that also attracts the stoner crowd), many panels were [..]

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T Dog’s Grab Bag: Sun-Times fires entire photography staff

– In a stunning move, the Chicago Sun-Times fired almost all of its photography staff on Thursday, which left 28 people out of work. The Wrapports -owned paper [..]

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Jimmy de Castro named new President and GM of WGN Radio

In a move that is being praised by many media observers, former Evergreen Media exec Jimmy de Castro has been named president and general manager of Tribune Broadcasting’s [..]

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“American Idol” surges in ratings among African-Americans

This season is certainly one to forget for American Idol in the ratings department. But its a different story altogether when it comes to African-American audiences. While ratings [..]

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T Dog’s Grab Bag: A Boatload of Renewals

– Good Friday was a month ago, but it was really a Good Friday for several bubble shows on network schedules as eight shows were officially picked up [..]

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Stacking up the singing competition shows

How do American Idol, X Factor, and Voice compare to one another? When American Idol debuted on Fox in the summer of 2002, no one knew what a [..]

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TCA: Fox gears up for “Idol”, “Following”

News Corp.’s two networks (Fox and FX) went back-to-back days at the TCA Winter Press Tour last week and touted the new-look Idol, new drama The Following, and [..]

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“American Idol” shakes things up. Again.

They might as well have renamed American Idol “Bozo’s Circus”. Become a clown is joining the judging panel. And I don’t mean Keith Urban. In news that leaked [..]

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Fox at TCA: Mariah Carey joins “American Idol” as a judge

Fox became the first broadcast network to hold their presentation at the Television Critics Association Press Tour on Monday, with panels on Fox’s three new shows, a X [..]

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