Second Presidential Debate draws less than the first

Viewers may be getting tired of¬†rhetoric Are you tired of hearing that racist, sexiest, woman-groping, Chicago-hating, wannabe rapist running as the Republican nominee for President? Yours truly know he is. And so are millions of Americans. Sunday night’s second debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump drew 66 million viewers, down from the record 84 million the first had on […]

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 Cup June 24, most local sports fans checked out for the summer, thanks to the inept play of both the Chicago Cubs (66-96) and Chicago White Sox (63-99), each finishing last in […]

The Six Pack: The Halloween edition

        Boo! Scared already? Then you will be as T Dog Media presents a Six Pack full of treats and tricks this Halloween: Treats The World Series. After a slow ratings start, the World Series matchup between the Texas Rangers and St. Louis Cardinals dominated the ratings Thursday with an epic Game 6 people will be talking […]

The Six Pack: Occupy this!

              While America is holding protests against rampant greed, T Dog Media has the winners and losers of the past week who “occupied” the media spotlight: Winners Last Man Standing. Tim Allen picked up right where he left off – as a prime-time success for ABC. Standing debuted last Tuesday to a 3.6 adult […]

Bears-Lions tackles competitors onto turf

ESPN’s Monday Night Football tilt between the Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions was a success for ESPN and the city of Detroit – but not for the Bears. The game on WCIU earned a 13.4 household rating and a 20 share while ESPN pulled a 18.8/27, combining for an overall 32.2/47, easily outdrawing other series in the Chicago market, including […]

You blockhead!

Charlie Brown: (c) United Feature Syndicate, Inc. The Texas Rangers beat, and I mean beat the Baltimore Orioles in Game 1 of a twi-night doubleheader tonight by a score of 30 to 3. Who was pitching this game for the Orioles, Charlie Brown?

Do you trust your weatherman?

Living in Chicago? Hell, naw! (well, maybe Tom Skilling and Jerry Taft.) But this story from Broadcasting & Cable tells how inaccurate weather forecasts are putting the public in jeopardy and their credibility at stake. In some cases – it’s blowing the bottom line for businesses, vacationers, and state highway troopers. In one example, the Texas Rangers lost $250,000 in […]