Tag Archives: TV Week

WLS-TV names new morning show hosts

WABC-TV in New York City reveals Oprah replacement – a newscast. ABC-owned WLS-TV has finally chosen its hosts for its new morning show to succeed The Oprah Winfrey [..]

Chicago Media, Local TV (Chicago), Local TV (Outside Chicago), Television , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Radio & Records folds

We all could use some R&R. But in this economy, even that’s going away. The Nielsen Company announced today it was ceasing publication of Radio & Records after [..]

Newspapers, Radio , , , , , , , , , ,

TV Week – Print Edition, R.I.P. (1982-2009)

Kind of a sad day for yours truly, since I credit this magazine and the now-defunct TV/Radio Age for stoking my interest in this business… Crain’s Communications announced [..]

Television ,

"Teenager" whips "Gossip Girl"

Does TV Week still think Gossip Girl is a hot show? Well, here’s an even hotter show. ABC Family’s Secret Diary Of An American Teenager blew Gossip Girl [..]

Broadcast Networks, Cable, Television , , , , , , , , ,

The FCC says no to Rockford (or yes?)

Updated story The FCC has rejected an application for all of the stations in the Rockford-Freeport area (northwest of Chicago) to switch to all-digital broadcasting. The stations: CBS [..]

Chicago Media, FCC/Politics/Government, Local TV (Chicago), Television , , , , , , ,

Critic’s corner: Yay, "Mad Men"

The semi-annual TV Critics Poll from TV Week is out, and it has AMC’s Mad Men as the best show and Fox’s Do Not Disturb as the worst. [..]

Broadcast Networks, Cable, Television , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

T Dog’s Four on the Floors – Edition 10

This week’s winners and losers: T Dog’s Fab Four – Obama’s campaign infomercial. Great marketing ploy to get your message out by buying time on three major broadcast [..]

Broadcast Networks, Sports, Television , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

T Dog’s Four on the Floors – Edition 9

One more on the floor! I’ve decided to add an extra item to both the Fab Floor and the Flop Floor this week, so instead of Four on [..]

Broadcast Networks, Chicago Media, Radio, Sports, Television , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

WLS-TV wins TV Week award

In the magazine’s TV Managers of the year, Midwest division -apparently, being number one for 22 years (as well as capitalizing on your competitors’ mistakes – and there [..]

Chicago Media, Local TV (Chicago), Television , , , , , , , , ,

Winter Critics’ Poll 2008

No surprises this time around in TV Week’s 2008 Winter TV Critics Poll (which the publication decided to bury deep in its website for some reason)- they picked [..]

Television ,

Hibberd joins Hollywood Reporter

The talented James Hibberd, who now blogs for TV Week, is joining The Hollywood Reporter as a senior television writer. Gee, who are the self-smarmy Drudgies (“Television is [..]

Newspapers , ,

TV Week declares Blu-Ray the winner

After Warner Bros. announced on January 4 that they were releasing its content exclusively on Blu-Ray, with the possibly of Paramount joining them, leaving NBC Universal as the [..]

Cable, Local TV (Chicago), Tech/New Media , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The TV Week Summer TV critics poll

Sopranos No. 1; 24 winds up number 2 on the worst list! There’s another TV critics poll out there this week, this time it’s coming from the people [..]

Broadcast Networks, Television , , , , , , , , , , , , ,