Tag Archives: Revolution

Bubble Bustin’ Friday (and Saturday)

Bubble Bustin’ Friday – which even extended to Saturday – sure lived up to its name as the major networks – namely ABC, NBC, and CBS – began [..]

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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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Comic-Con, Day 3: Superstar Superhero Crossover Saturday

If you thought The Simpsons-Family Guy crossover event announced last Thursday wasn’t going to be trumped… well, two of the world’s prominent superheroes said “we’ll see about that.” [..]

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T Dog’s Grab Bag: WLS-TV widens lead over rivals

Grab baggin’: – ABC-owned WLS-TV widened its lead over its competitors during the just-completed May sweeps, according to Nielsen. According to CRM, ABC 7 swept all local news [..]

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NBC unveils 2013-14 schedule

After a season which went through extremes (first place in November 2012 in adults 18-49 to fifth in February 2013), NBC is completely overhauling its primetime slate in 2013-14, [..]

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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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TCA: NBC hopes to keep its momentum

After a few lean years, NBC is back in the ratings ballgame, thanks to the success of The Voice, Revolution, Sunday Night Football, and to a lesser extent [..]

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2013: A look ahead

Welcome back, Arsenio! With 2012 behind us, its time to look ahead to 2013. Here are the top ten things to look for in the media business this [..]

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The best and worst TV in 2012

Instead of the usual pictures of trophies and toilets, this year yours truly is combining the two lists of the Best and Worst TV shows for 2012 into [..]

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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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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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Bears rule Monday night – in the ratings and on the field

The Bears ruled Monday night. Rinse. Lather. Repeat. The Chicago Bears and Dallas Cowboys were featured on ESPN’s Monday Night Football and drew the largest audience of the [..]

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“Revolution” off to good start; “Mob Doctor” tanks

Trisha also debuts in daytime; Bill Cunningham rolls out nationally Even though the “official” start of the new season doesn’t begin until next week, two new primetime series [..]

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NBCUniversal at TCA: We’re Number 3! We’re Number 3!

NBCUniversal held its TCA presentations for its broadcast and cable platforms on Tuesday and Wednesday. Here are the highlights: – NBC executive session: On Tuesday, NBC chief Robert [..]

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NBC unveils 2012-13 lineup

NBC unveiled its 2012-13 schedule on Sunday, a day before its upfront presentation in New York City (I guess a little something called Mother’s Day didn’t stop them.) [..]

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