Tag Archives: Star Search

The tough landscape of weekend programming

Man of the People latest to strike out as viewers head to streaming services on weekends Funny thing as this person was watching the final Man Of The [..]

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Stacking up the singing competition shows

How do American Idol, X Factor, and Voice compare to one another? When American Idol debuted on Fox in the summer of 2002, no one knew what a [..]

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R.I.P. Al Masini, Founder of Television Program Enterprises

The industry is morning the death of prolific producer Al Masini, who passed away on Monday at his Honolulu home at the age of 80 due to cancer. [..]

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Fall 2011 syndicaton update: The race to replace "Oprah"

Anderson Cooper has entered The Race To Replace.  Welcome to The Race To Replace! This fancy catch phrase yours truly created (patent pending) is to describe the hysteria [..]

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One in a million, you

Trifecta Entertainment and Mark Burnett Productions are teaming up to launch a one-of-a-kind weekday strip: a singing competition. Tentatively titled One in a Million, the show will feature [..]

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Ed McMahon dies

One of television’s most recognizable faces – and voices – has left us. Ed McMahon, best known as Johnny Carson’s sidekick for more than thirty years on The [..]

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T Dog’s Groovy Grab Bag

Ah, it’s good to be back… because of several scheduling snafus (eliminating any free time I had), The T Dog Media Blog was unexpectedly put on hiatus last [..]

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