Pan Am takes off

The much-hyped premiere of ABC’s new airline drama Pan Am took off on Sunday with respected sampling. Now the challenge is not to crash in the ratings and not have their membership in the mile-high club revoked. The drama – about a group of stewardess who work for the now-defunct airline in the 1960’s (which filed for bankruptcy and ceased […]

The Grab Bag: WWWN isn’t “winning” – it’s losing

Due to my behind-the-scenes-work for the relaunch of The T Dog Media Blog, yours truly hasn’t been able to write about some of the items that has been going on.  So let’s catch up: – Maybe they should change the call letters to WLLL? WWWN-FM, the new all-news station launched a few weeks ago has not gotten off to a […]

The Big Big Bang gets bigger

            Sorry girls, but Charlie’s Angels isn’t “winning”.   If anyone thought CBS’ The Big Bang Theory would lose any stream since moving from Mondays to thursdays last year, they are now considered offically wrong. The fifth-season sitcom – which entered syndication this week as an off-network strip – scored the night’s highest rating in […]

“New Girl” = New hit

Judging by the fawning of “New Girl” Zooey Deschannel (left), you’d think every male in America would want to lay her down by the fire and make sweet love to her. And who wouldn’t? While no one spilled the remains of dead fictional sitcom characters or walked through nude in any of last night’s programming (though a lot of us […]

New “Two And A Half Men” wallops competiton

  Uncle Kelso has arrived in the Harper household – and he’s already winning – and so is the former occupant. The ninth season premiere of Two And A Half Men – the first one without Charlie Sheen after his well-publicized departure from the series last March, and the first for new series regular and former That ’70’s Show star […]

Welcome to the sixth season

Welcome to the sixth season of The T Dog Media Blog – and a new home! Yours truly has moved the blog to a new site at my own web domain at http://www.tdogmedia.com and switched the platform from Blogger to WordPress. It’s cleaner, easier to use, and just flat out looks better for the reader (that means no more ugly […]

“X Factor” debuts with a thud; “Modern Family” stands out

For all the hype The X Factor received over the summer, you’d think it would roll in here Wednesday night and just destroy the competition. Um, no. The first Wednesday night of the 2011-12 season featured a showdown between two reality TV heavyweights and an Emmy-winning comedy whose audience continues to grow. The premiere of the much-hyped of Fox’s X […]

Life After Oprah

              Anderson Cooper’s new syndicated talk show began on Monday.   Welcome to Life… After Oprah. Monday marked a new era in syndication as repeats of The Oprah Winfrey Show came to an end on Friday (her last original episode aired on May 25) as the broadcast business is without the queen of talk […]