Tag Archives: Too Close for Comfort

“The Big Bang Theory” calls it a career

The long-running CBS sitcom to end in May after twelve seasons It won’t be remembered for its quality, but Sheldon and Co. have left their mark on pop [..]

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Introducing Quick Hits and Bits

Yours truly is testing a brand new feature titled Quick Hits and Bits, a quick roundup of the latest and not-so-latest television, radio, and Internet news – along [..]

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“Arrested Development” to return – via Netflix

Oh happy day – frozen bananas for everyone! If you ever thought about dropping Netflix due to their recent fiascos, you might want to take this into consideration [..]

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"Aqua Teen" changes name, format

Can a sequel work with an existing cast of a TV show? Adult Swim is gambling it could. On Wednesday, Adult Swim and the producers of Aqua Teen [..]

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TCA, Part 2: Resuming “The Game”

It’s “Game” back on for the one-time CW sitcom.  The Television Critics Association tour continued in Pasadena on Thursday with Oprah Winfrey and her new OWN network obviously [..]

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MeTV to go national

In a humongous move, Weigel Broadcasting sent out a teaser on major changes coming to MeTV and MeToo, the company’s local classic TV channels. In like… MeTV is [..]

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Tribune launches Antenna TV

Well, we have our first blatant ripoff of Chicago’s MeTV and Retro Television Network. Tribune announced today it is launching a new classic TV digital network titled Antenna [..]

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BET revives "The Game"

(Note: This is a refurbished and retooled version of a post yours truly wrote on July 1, 2009 – updated to include more recent information, including today’s announcement [..]

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BET to revive "The Game"?

Could canceled CW comedy The Game make a return? According to TV Guide, CBS Television Studios (formerly CBS Paramount Television) and Black Entertainment Television (BET) are negotiating a [..]

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"Reaper" headed to syndication?

Reaper, the quirky dramedy currently airing on Tuesday on CW, may be headed for first-run syndication. The series – now in its second season – would be sold [..]

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