Tag Archives: TCA Press Tour

Writer’s Strike, redux?

Here we go again? The story in Tuesday’s New York Post suggests another Writer’s Strike may be on tap, ten years after the last one crippled Hollywood for [..]

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T Dog’s Media Notepad: President Obama grants interviews with Chicago TV stations

President Obama invites Chicago stations to interview him; Robin Rock returns; ABC 7 launches new anti-fake news campaign; Dish Nation returns for two more seasons.; NBC launches new [..]

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The “Pyramid of Fun” returns

ABC’s acquisition of $100,000 Pyramid for primetime  brings game show back to network and New York for the first time in 36 years  Plus, other TCA news of note [..]

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TCA: NBC wraps up tour; places big bet on “Heroes: Reborn”

NBCUniversal wrapped up the last day of the 2015 TCA Press Tour, with panels for NBC and NBCU’s cable networks. Here are some selected panels that took place: [..]

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TCA: FX chief: “There is too much television”

Hulu Presentation: Mindy Project arrives in style  FX president John Landgraf made waves at TCA last week during his network’s day at the Press Tour, stating there’s just [..]

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TCA: Fox pushes “Empire” and “Scream Queens”

It was Fox’s turn at TCA last week, with Empire as the main attraction. Creator Lee Daniels told the crowd he was blessed to be employed, as some [..]

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TCA: ABC’s full line-up: Muppets, mayhem, and more

It was ABC’s turn at TCA Tuesday and Wednesday: – Some big breaking news took place at the TCA tour: Kermit and Miss Piggy are no longe an [..]

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TCA: Amazon delivers the goods – with free shipping!

To show you how things have changed in television, streaming services now have their own sessions at the Television Critics Association Press Tour. A few days after Netflix [..]

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T Dog’s Media Notepad: WLS-TV back on top at 10 p.m. in July

Plus: WBBM-TV’s news ratings stink; Downtown Abbey heads into the final stretch; MundoFox to become MundoMax…eventually  – ABC-owned WLS-TV reclaimed the top spot at 10 p.m. according to Nielsen, [..]

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TCA: It’s not a TCA Press Session. It’s an HBO TCA Press Session.

For all the success HBO has had with its programming, it doesn’t get as much love on Wall Street as it does in the arts community – pundits [..]

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T Dog’s Media Notepad: Landecker exits WLS-FM

– Mr. Records has called it a career: John Landecker, whose middle name is really “Records”, is exiting Cumulus-owned WLS-FM today. The move coincides with the arrival of new [..]

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TCA Summer Tour 2014: Fox: “We need some hits”

Fox came into the 2014 press tour finishing the most recent season in  fourth place – despite airing the Super Bowl. With new entertainment presidents Dana Walden and [..]

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TCA Summer Press Tour 2014: CBS sessions turn testy

Even though many people view CBS’ primetime time lineup with about as much excitement as watching an ice cube melt, their TCA Press Tour presentations are something different [..]

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TCA Summer Press Tour: ABC touts diversity

It was ABC day Tuesday at the 2014 TCA Summer Press Tour, with the network bringing out the casts of several new shows to meet the hordes of [..]

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TCA Summer Tour 2014: NBC

The broadcast network portion of the TCA 2014 began Sunday, and the tone of the press tour changed quite a bit – there was a little more bite [..]

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