Tag Archives: Monday Night Football

How Chicago Watches TV (according to Facebook)

Chicago is a Simpsons town; NCIS, Duck Dynasty not so much Viewing patterns are racially segregated as the city is Two weeks ago, the Metropolitan Planning Council and the Urban Institute [..]

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San Diego TV station owner shuts doors after CW affiliation loss

XETV flips to Spanish programming on May 31 after losing CW affiliation (Editor’s Note: It is rare these days for yours truly to write about musings from another [..]

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Strong returns for opening night

Everyone’s a winner in the first night of the TV season!  Well, almost… The first night of the 2014-15 got underway Monday night and judging by the numbers, [..]

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Bears win on the field – and in the ratings

After a few lackluster matchups on ESPN’s Monday Night Football, the franchise got back on track with the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers meeting up at Lambeau [..]

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Fox, “Queen Latifah” score in ratings

Sleepy Hollow, Dads, and Brooklyn get ample sampling; Queen Latifah scores well in her premiere With the new fall season only a few days away, a few shows [..]

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More Grab Bag: RIP Alex Karras; CBS cancels “Made in Jersey”

– Alex Karras, the Detroit Lions defensive lineman-turned-actor, died Wednesday at his Southern California home  at the age of 77 due to complications from kidney failure. The Gary, [..]

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NBC beats broadcast competition in first night of new season

ESPN tops all broadcast and cable networks with Monday Night Football – and a unbelievable bad call to end the game The first night of the 2012-13 season [..]

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NFL agrees to new deals with CBS, NBC, and Fox

The National Football League has secured deals with three of its network partners to keep football on over-the-air broadcast TV for the next decade. The deals keeps everything [..]

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Bears-Lions tackles competitors onto turf

ESPN’s Monday Night Football tilt between the Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions was a success for ESPN and the city of Detroit – but not for the Bears. [..]

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New “Two And A Half Men” wallops competiton

  Uncle Kelso has arrived in the Harper household – and he’s already winning – and so is the former occupant. The ninth season premiere of Two And [..]

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WCIU gets Sept. 27 Packers-Bears game

ESPN have come to agreement with WCIU to air a Monday Night Football game featuring the Chicago Bears and the Green Bay Packers at Soldier Field on September [..]

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T Dog’s Four Pack

Here’s the recent list of winners and losers of the last week-in-a-half  – plus an extra-long rant at the end… What worked for yours truly… Winners Conan O’Brien. [..]

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John Madden retires

Boom! The big guy is riding his bus into the sunset with his telestrator. Football color commentator John Madden retired today from the booth after 30 years of [..]

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Who’s in your four, Edition V

There’s going to be a new name for this, I swear… T Dog’s Fab Four – America Ferrera slams The Hills, 90210, and Gossip Girl. The Ugly Betty [..]

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Patriots-Ravens set cable record

Monday night’s football game between the undefeated New England Patriots and the Baltimore Ravens set a cable ratings record – 17.5 million viewers for the ESPN, slightly more [..]

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