Tag Archives: New York Yankees

Cubs headed to WLS-TV

ABC-owned station to run 25 games a season from 2015 through 2019 “Catch the action on WLS”… That’s right, you heard me… ABC-owned WLS-TV (that’s TV, not AM) [..]

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Bartman still casts a shadow over Cubs a decade later

Chicagoans and local media haven’t forgotten – maybe we’d be better off if they did Remember when the word “Bartman” meant a silly dance (and song) from Bart [..]

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Cubs, White Sox bleed viewers

Disastrous season on both sides of town had fans fleeing for the exits – but at least they’re not the Astros After the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley [..]

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Cubs, WGN-TV headed for breakup?

The Tribune Co. entered a new era on December 31, exiting bankruptcy after four years. Now it appears the new regime may be without one of its flagship [..]

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“Arrow” gets solid sampling

New dramas Nashville, Chicago Fire battle it out head-to-head Put a hold on The CW’s funeral, poindexter. Arrow, the new highly-anticipated drama based on the DC Comics character [..]

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T Dog’s Grab Bag: Merlin Media sells NYC station to CBS

Today’s Grab Bag features Merlin Media, Friday prime-time ratings, Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey hooking up, and a possible new name for The Insider which you have to [..]

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Sunday ratings: NBC dominates, but cable’s presence is felt

The broadcast networks saw erosion from the previous week Sunday night as cable entries – notably the MLB playoffs on TBS and the premiere of Steel Magnolias on [..]

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ESPN re-ups with Major League Baseball

(Editor’s note: the wrong draft of this article was posted earlier. This is the correct version. -T.H.) It’s been the mantra for the last couple of years now: [..]

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Chicago takes 26th place in Olympic ratings race

London Olympics is the most watched event of all time For seventeen days, we shared a moment with the world. Unfortunately, Chicagoans for the most part, chose not [..]

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My Network TV to stick around three more years

Stick a fork in My Network TV? How about My Network TV sticking around for three more years? News Corp. announced Friday it has reached agreements with My [..]

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T Dog’s Four Pack – We’ll have a grand old time

It’s been two weeks, so a T Dog Media Blog Four Pack is long overdue… with a little bit of a Flintstones twist… Hanging out with Fred and [..]

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T Dog’s Four Pack

Breaking down the haves – and have-nots – from the past week: Winners – V. The new version of the 1983 mini-series and 1984-85 television series drew 14 [..]

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Bears-Falcons game beats the NLCS – in Los Angeles

While it was a given the Chicago Bears-Atlanta Falcons game would win Sunday Night’s local rating race, one place where it also wound up winning in the ratings [..]

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Chicago’s baseball teams did better on the tube than on the field

While Chicago’ baseball teams did not have a successful season on the field, they had some success on the tube. Sports Business Journal ranked the 2009 regular season [..]

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CW scores an upset with "90210" premiere

The CW scored its highest ratings ever with the two-hour premiere of 90210 Tuesday night, the anticipated sequel to Beverly Hills 90210, which ran on Fox for ten [..]

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