Tag Archives: Trifecta Entertainment

T Dog’s Media Notepad: Chicago loses population again

Also…management change at CSN Chicago; another new entry in syndication; MeTV FM going national; new host for Sy-Fy’s Comic-Con show All together now: The Chicago DMA has lost [..]

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T Dog’s Media Notepad: ABC 7 takes weather radars to the Max

ABC-owned WLS-TV has introduced its new toy it was teasing viewers for months – a new Doppler Radar called Doppler Radar Max 7 ( I kid you not.) [..]

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“Meredith Vieira” on the way out? Probably.

Soon, we might be saying so long to Meredith Vieira’s daytime talker. Why you may ask? The former 60 Minutes correspondent and Who Wants To Be A Millionaire [..]

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T Dog’s Media Notepad: Tax the cloud

The latest edition of T Dog’s Media Notepad: – Only in Chicago: if you stream any kind of entertainment and have a paid subscription, you – the consumer- [..]

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T Dog’s Grab Bag: Bill Kurtis joins Decades

– Emmy and Peabody winner Bill Kurtis has a new gig: he’ll host a show on the new Decades network called Though the Decades, a weekday strip recalling [..]

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T Dog’s Grab Bag: Sports-talk war escalates with Finfer defection

* The first shot has been fired in the Chicago’s new sports-talk wars: Robert Feder reports that Tribune’s new Game has stolen Ben Finfer away from CBS’ The [..]

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Lucasfilm to end production on “Clone Wars”

In a rather confusing press release, Lucasfilm announced on Monday it was halting production of animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars after five seasons as the company [..]

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Tribune signs on for new action hour

Station group plotting future without off-network fare in key time periods? Tribune Broadcasting announced last week it has cleared a new weekend scripted hour series from Trifecta Entertainment [..]

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“Clone Wars” cable network switch likely

It looks like the first fallout from The Walt Disney Co.’s purchase of Lucasfilm came sooner than we thought… As first reported by The Hollywood Reporter Friday, Lucasfilm-produced [..]

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Disney buys Lucasfilm Ltd. for $4.05 billion

We knew Mickey Mouse had a little Darth Vader in him. The Walt Disney Co. announced its acquisition of Lucasfilm Ltd., the production company behind the Star Wars [..]

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Don Cornelius dies

  The television and music industries are mourning the death of Soul Train host and creator Don Cornelius. He was found dead in his home in Los Angeles [..]

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Grab Bag: NATPE edition

The National Association of Television Programming Executive – or NATPE convention begins Monday in Miami and as always, there’s syndication news to report on. Here’s the latest: – [..]

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TCA: Fox unveils new animation projects

  The Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour continued to roll along on Sunday with Fox’s turn at the mic. The network has a lot of new shows [..]

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“Bloopers” to make a comeback

  Oh goody. A staple of 1980’s and 1990’s television, the blooper show is poised to make a comeback. Trifecta Entertainment and Dick Clark Productions announced Monday they [..]

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CBS to syndicate “Hot In Cleveland”

CBS Television Distribution has picked up the syndication rights of TV Land’s original sitcom Hot In Cleveland to sell to broadcast stations, eying a launch in either 2013 [..]

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