Even through the 2010s were less impactful than the previous decade was (i.e. no iPod-like devices were invented), the period did provide some historic moments. Hearkening back to an era where T Dog Media was a little more looser than it is now, I present to you The Fridge Pack: The Twelve Items That Made The Decade and its impact […]
Unless you’re CBS After three nights of momentum, network TV slid off the rails Thursday as two programs’ premieres underwhelmed. For the record, real-life events had an effect on TV schedules – police protests in Charlotte were covered on cable news networks and spurred pre-emptions on several Charlotte TV stations; and here in Chicago, where Mayor Rahm Emanuel gave a […]
The last-minute nail biter between the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots becomes the most-watched program of all time and the tenth-highest rated Chicago pulls in higher number for Super Bowl XLIX than the Bears’ Super Bowl XLII appearance Super Bowl XLIX between Seattle and New England set several ratings records as Americans plopped down in front of their couches […]
Usually, this website takes well-deserved shots at Chicago and national media outlets. But the Chicago Tribune’s salute to Boston in Tuesday’s sports section (see the photo to the left – click to enlarge) was the epitome of class. As you certainly know by now, two bombs went off near the finish line at the Boston Marathon Monday, killing three people […]
Blackhawks a big draw in Canada over the weekend Even though three of the four teams who participated in last Sunday’s NFL Conference Championship games came from smaller markets, the ratings were certainly big enough. The NFC Championship Game between the Minnesota Vikings and the New Orleans Saints drew a whopping 58 million viewers, the most for a NFC Championship […]
Oh wow… Giants win the Super Bowl in a stunning upset over the undefeated New England Patriots. Yep, Carl called it (well, not exactly… The Giants won only by three.) Yep, history was made – but not the kind of history Patriots fans were looking for. Celebrate, Carl!