Tag Archives: MST3K

T Dog’s Media Notepad: No “Doubt” – CBS cancels drama after two episodes

In what technically is the first prime-time cancellation of the season (in February no less), CBS has pulled the plug on Doubt after just two episodes. The court [..]

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2017: A look ahead

With 2016 officially in the books, let’s look ahead on what to expect in the media business in 2017: 1. The FCC under a Trump administration. With a [..]

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“MST3K” revival heads to Netflix

Revival of cult ’90’s series arrives in 2017 The Mystery Science Theater 3000 reboot branded about for the last year has now found a home: Netflix. Beginning in [..]

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Welcome back: Garry Meier returns

Longtime Chicago radio personality Garry Meier announced Tuesday he is launching a new online radio show via his recently launched website, garrymeier.com., scheduled to launch next year. He [..]

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Welcome Back: MST3K to return

Thanks to Kickstarter, a cult classic rises again In this era of reboots and revivals comes an unlikely name surfacing: Mystery Science Theater 3000. And so it shall [..]

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“Sharknado 3”: Oh hell, the thrill is gone

Amid all the product tie-ins, movie was a snooze. I guess the best thing to acknowledge Sharknado’s first two movies was the guilty pleasure aspect of it… the [..]

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ABC, Scripps to launch LAFF

ABC, Scripps stations clear new diginet; ABC to keep LiveWell after all ABC and Scripps Broadcasting announced this weekend they are launching a brand new digital subchannel called [..]

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T Dog’s Grab Bag: CW showing signs of life, while Fox ebbs

Also: MST3K, Wild Chicago holding fan events in Chicago this weekend  The latest items in the Grab Bag: – Once left for dead, it looks like there is [..]

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Remembering Jerry G. Bishop

When you think of Svengoolie these days, you think of Rich Koz, the personality behind the character. But to a generation of Chicago TV viewers back in the [..]

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The weird week that was – Sharknados, Bearnados, and Cownados

Cows, bears, and sharks – oh my! If one were to turn on the TV last week, you saw a lot of weird. And Comic-Con hadn’t even begun [..]

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T Dog’s Grab Bag: Happy trainwreck TV, everybody!

Happy New Year! The first Grab Bag of 2013 is here: – Countdown Chicago, ABC 7’s annual New Year’s Eve countdown special which aired from 11:08 p.m. to [..]

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T Dog’s Grab Bag: All Chicago, all the time

This is a double blue-striped, four red-star edition of the Grab Bag, containing nothing but local items! So fly the Chicago flag high over Rahm’s head and let’s [..]

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T Dog’s Think Tank: Four-for-one special

It’s a four-for-one-special in this edition of T Dog’s Think Tank – thoughts on four subjects in one post. What a deal! – Is Fox’s incompetence at its [..]

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ABC at TCA: Trying to get out of the basement

The Television Critics Association Press Tour rolled on Thursday and Friday with ABC up. We’ll start with Friday and work our way backward to Thursday as the juicier [..]

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T Dog’s Grab Bag: WGN Radio loses steam in latest PPMs

A lot of stuff  in this grab bag this week: – What’s this? A historic low for WGN Radio? The Tribune-owned talker finished in a tie for fifth [..]

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