Tag Archives: WCBS-TV

T Dog’s Media Notepad: No “Doubt” – CBS cancels drama after two episodes

In what technically is the first prime-time cancellation of the season (in February no less), CBS has pulled the plug on Doubt after just two episodes. The court [..]

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T Dog’s Media Notepad: “All In” special on Chicago violence draws decent numbers

Discussion on Chicago violence draws over a million viewers; also, news on CBS, The Bulls, and Big Bang As gun violence continues to plague Chicago, the national spotlight [..]

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Letterman’s send-off packs them in

Letterman’s finale episode draws more than 13 million viewers, largest since 1994 (Editor’s Note – all videos associated with this post were removed from YouTube as of June [..]

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Confirmed: “Queen Latifah” to CBS 2… and WCIU

As reported here and on other trade sites last week, Queen Latifah’s return to daytime TV snared its first major deal with Sony Pictures Television: CBS’ owned and [..]

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The Grab Bag: It’s Chicagolicious!

The Grab Bag today includes a revival of a classic game show – with a hip-hop bent; a local time slot change for syndicated reruns of 30 Rock; [..]

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Big diginet fun

      NBC to launch Non-Stop Network; Bounce expands to N.Y. and L.A. Significant developments regarding digital subchannels on Thursday: – Don’t you wish it would stop? [..]

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Stay up late with… Clarissa?

              But you no longer can’t with Monique and soon, you won’t be able to with George Lopez, either. (Editor’s Note: This [..]

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WBBM-TV cancels "Monsters"

What’s surprising about Monsters and Money in the Morning is the program actually outlived The Jay Leno Show – by one month. In what could be considered the [..]

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ABC O&Os renew "Wheel", "Jeopardy!" through 2014

In good news for the syndication business, two of the platform’s highest-rated shows are going to be around for at least a few more years. CBS Television Distribution’s [..]

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T Dog’s Grab Bag… News and Notes

As of this writing, the “Groovy” is being dropped from “Grab Bag” title – but it is still newsworthy nonetheless:  …The Winter Television Critics Association press tour is [..]

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"Doctors" renewed until 2012

Weigel stations pick up show for third and fourth seasons CBS Television Distribution has renewed The Doctors for its third and fourth seasons. CBS has also renewed the [..]

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WNBC drops "Live at Five" for "LX: New York"

After nearly three decades, the curtain drops on one of New York City’s hollowed traditions. Live at Five, the one-hour newscast on NBC-owned WNBC-TV which aired at – [..]

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Syndication Update

Here’s a look at some of the new syndicated programs and how they are faring thus far, based on info culled from Broadcasting & Cable and TV Week: [..]

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First week of new syndie fare in the books

The new five first-run strips debuting in syndication last week entered the new world of expectations – holding the lead-in and at least matching the year-ago time period [..]

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FavreWatch lands in the Big Apple

Photo courtesy of Fox Sports.com. The naked city just got one more story to add to its eight million. Television’s most fascinating drama landed in New York City [..]

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