Tag Archives: Rosie O’Donnell

NBC at TCA: Will & Grace renewed for a second season already

And other peacock network notes It was NBC day at the Television Critics Association press tour and the show everyone was talking about of course was the return [..]

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A look back at The Great Talk Show Rush Of 1995

                    The few, the proud: the fallen heroes of The Great Talk Show Rush Of 1995. The video above [..]

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The Grab Bag: “Rosie” canceled; “Dancing” takes on “The Voice”

Rosie is over and out; Canadian media consolidates further; and other items of note A lot of items to cover in this week’s Grab bag: In a move [..]

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Steve Harvey’s new show to tape at NBC Tower

Welcome back, Steve Harvey After losing the barely-watched Rosie Show to New York City, Chicago gained a new syndicated talk show on Monday with NBCUniversal’s and Endemol USA’s [..]

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Grab Bag: “Last Man Standing” stands tall

        Plus other news of note, including Rosie Show results; Brandmeier’s return; and a new game show in an unusual time slot. – Viewers welcomed [..]

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T Dog’s Six Pack: Goodbye, Farewell, and Amen

As you may know – if you’ve been following on Twitter – The T Dog Media Blog is leaving Blogger and is moving to a new home as [..]

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T Dog’s Six Pack: Opposites Attract

This week in The Six Pack: Chicago media takes two steps forward and a few steps back – as usual. No, it’s not Paula Abdul dancing with an [..]

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TCA, Part 3: We OWN you

Obviously the biggest highlight of the Winter version of Television Critics Association Press Tour was a rare appearance by the Queen of Talk, Oprah Winfrey. She was at [..]

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T Dog’s Four Pack

This was a week to get angry – from vicious hits on the ice to vicious insults on the Capitol steps, not exactly a feel good week. But [..]

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TCA Notes

The major broadcast networks made their presentations at the Television Critics Association’s Winter Press Tour this week. Among the highlights: NBC – NBC announced Conan O’ Brien’s final [..]

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"Rosie Live!" dead on arrival

Dancing cupcakes? People spinning on their heads? Alanis Morrisette signing adult contemporary? It’s little wonder no one watched Rosie Live on Wednesday night, which tied ABC’s now-canceled Pushing [..]

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Can syndication find the next hit?

Quick, when was the last true first-run syndicated hit? Though many syndicators would argue, it was six years ago with Dr. Phil averaging a 4.4 Nielsen rating in [..]

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Rosie to leave "The View". Now.

You’ve seen the headline before, only this time it’s now instead of June. This comes after Rosie got into a very heated argument with her “good friend” Elisabeth [..]

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Rosie to leave "The View" (Updated)

Rosie O’Donnell announced that she is leaving The View today, after failing to come to contract agreement with ABC. She is expected to leave in mid-June. Her arrival [..]

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