T Dog’s Four Pack

This week’s Four Pack contains the baseball playoffs, some dancing, and Rachael Ray – oh my! Winners – Postseason baseball. Ratings for the divisional baseball  playoffs on TBS were up from last year…. maybe because the Cubs and White Sox weren’t in it? – Rachael Ray. Her talk show is renewed until 2011-12 in 90 percent of the country, including […]

T Dog’s Think Tank: The joke’s on us

In a recent column in the Chicago Tribune, Steve Dahl wondered what the country – and the world – thought of Illinois thanks to Patti Blagoveich (former Governor Rod’s wife) appearing on I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here! He said it gave Illinois a Hollywood feel, but a Third World one at the same time. Of course, we […]

T Dog’s Groovy Grab Bag

Another edition of T Dog’s Groovy Grab Bag: – As you know by now, Jay Leno’s final Tonight Show was last night. Courtesy of TV Barn, here’s a short transcript of Leno’s monologue from his final program, and here’s an article on how Jay Leno’s reign of The Tonight Show didn’t change much during its 17-year run. And the best […]

The Choice

(Borrowing a skit from The Trib’s Steve Rosenbloom) … and remember, death isn’t an option: Mancow’s waterbroading stunt or Jon & Kate? Which one of these attention whores are you sick of hearing about?