Tag Archives: Modern Family

“Designated Survivor” off to strong start

Kiefer Sutherland gets to do something he was never able to do on 24 – become President of The United States. And he didn’t even battle Dennis Haysbert [..]

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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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ABC overhauls lineup

They’re no fools, ABC retools; ten new shows highlight 2016-17 schedule As expected, ABC has overhauled its schedule for 2016-17, the first under new ABC Entertainment President Channing [..]

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CBS unveils new 2015-16 season schedule

CBS announces seven new series – five for fall CBS announced its new 2015-16 season lineup for next season, with the network renewing 22 programs and bringing on [..]

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Bears bumble, stumble, and fumble in the ratings

Loss to Miami Dolphins cements team as a punchline; ratings plunge  If you were to compare sitcoms to NFL teams, the Dallas Cowboys would be like The Big Bang Theory (accurate [..]

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“Black-ish” off to strong start

South Park beats Fox’s entire Wednesday night lineup  One of the season’s most anticipated – and most controversial sitcoms premiered last night to strong numbers. ABC’s new Black-ish [..]

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Win or lose, Jackie Robinson West scores big weekend numbers

The Emmys may have been Monday night (Breaking Bad and Modern Family – again – were the big winners), but the biggest winner this past weekend was a [..]

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ABC stays the course

For a network in fourth place, you’d think ABC would be making a boatload of changes. Instead, ABC is making only needed changes on four nights – some [..]

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Bubble Bustin’ Thursday (or Wednesday)

Thursday night actually saw some high drama – and I’m not talking about the NFL draft. ABC decided to announce the programs it picked up and renew existing [..]

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T Dog’s Think Tank: “Family Guy” viewers become December fools

  – Seth MacFarlane teaches fans a lesson – but it’s not the one you think – A test of fan loyalty – Jumping With The Sharks Yours [..]

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T Dog’s Grab Bag: McConnell heads for the exits; “Katie” likely to follow

– Tech difficulties or something else behind the scenes? Mike McConnell’s new online venture at WGN Radio doesn’t seem to be going well. McConnell’s online show and subsequent [..]

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“Law & Order: SVU” continues to perform in Season 15

To quote the late singer Aaliyah, “Age Ain’t Nothing But A Number.” But to Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, putting up fantastic numbers at its age 15 [..]

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“Modern Family”, “Paternity Court” premiere in syndication

New first-run strip Paternity Court and off-network sitcom Modern Family finally made their long-awaited syndication debuts on Monday, with mixed ratings results. According to TV Media Insights, Modern [..]

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Emmy Awards score big for CBS

But still beat by Da Bears. Despite going up against a Sunday Night Football game whose teams have one of the most rabid fan bases in the NFL, [..]

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Chicago syndication schedule update: “Modern Family” gets key prime access slot

Simpsons to run on My50; Modern Family penciled in for 6:30 p.m. and 10 Arsenio, Bethenny score on the first day; The Test flunks  The 2013-14 syndication season [..]

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