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Television

A collection of news and information related to Television published by Tribune Company sources.
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  • Veteran CBS newsman Bob Schieffer to retire this summer

    Veteran CBS newsman Bob Schieffer to retire this summer
    Veteran CBS News "Face the Nation" moderator Bob Schieffer announced Wednesday at the Texas journalism school named for him that he'll be retiring this summer. It's not his first retirement announcement but, at age 78, looks like it has a good chance of...
  • Billy Crystal, Josh Gad cross swords in FX's "The Comedians"

    A visit to Billy Crystal's offices, in a bungalow on a historic studio lot, could be intimidating. First, there's Crystal himself, star of screen, Broadway and Oscar ceremonies. There's the hit movie posters decorating the walls, including one for the...
  • Theater: Berks native Eric Schaeffer directs 'Gigi' revival on Broadway

    Berks County native Eric Schaeffer is back on Broadway, this time directing the lavish $12 million revival of "Gigi," starring "High School Musical's" Vanessa Hudgens in her Broadway debut. The musical, a stage version of the Oscar-winning 1958 movie,...
  • Emanuel: Election challenge will make me 'a better mayor'

    Emanuel: Election challenge will make me 'a better mayor'
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel marked the morning after the election the same way he usually does: greeting voters at the 95th Street CTA Red Line station to accept a wave of congratulations and hear their expectations. "You're the right man for the job," said one...
  • Mike Rowe talks Speedos, CNN and a better Baltimore TV image

    Mike Rowe talks Speedos, CNN and a better Baltimore TV image
    When last we spoke with Mike Rowe, he was talking about how he planned to use his new CNN show "Somebody's Gotta Do It" to try and improve Baltimore's TV image. Rowe, who finished a solid second in his time period as part of a CNN move toward more non-...
  • Review: 'The Comedians'

    Review: 'The Comedians'
    It's surprising to learn "The Comedians" was based on a Swedish series, since the execution feels highly personal and deeply rooted in the here-and-now U.S. Yet another program featuring actors as slightly tweaked versions of themselves, this FX comedy...
  • DirecTV ends ad campaign with Rob Lowe

    DirecTV ends ad campaign with Rob Lowe
    Many television viewers know by now that actor Rob Lowe has DirecTV, and his alter egos — an array of neurotic losers, scary loners and outright degenerates — have cable. DirecTV has ended the popular and highly effective ad campaign, moving...
  • Actor-activist George Takei takes command in cyberspace and beyond

    Actor-activist George Takei takes command in cyberspace and beyond
    George Takei wears a fitted white spacesuit, vinyl boots and stoic expression as he stands before a green screen in a Hollywood production facility. He's laser-focused as he faces the cameras, but when he unleashes his lines on a Monday afternoon, it'...
  • Billy Crystal, Josh Gad cut close to funny bone in FX's 'The Comedians'

    Billy Crystal, Josh Gad cut close to funny bone in FX's 'The Comedians'
    Billy Crystal and Josh Gad plant their flag as TV's newest odd couple for FX's "The Comedians," which premieres Thursday. But these two are doing more than just April fooling around; their pokes at each other cut close to the funny bone — at times...
  • Upfronts 2015: USA Network targeting viewers with 'millennial mindset'

    Upfronts 2015: USA Network targeting viewers with 'millennial mindset'
    USA Network is getting into the millennial game. At an upfront breakfast Tuesday in Manhattan, network president Chris McCumber announced that USA is "targeting people that have a millennial mindset." "A network called USA should reflect the character...
  • 'Dukes of Hazzard' actor James Best, who played Sheriff Coltrane, dead at 88

    'Dukes of Hazzard' actor James Best, who played Sheriff Coltrane, dead at 88
    James Best, known for playing the bumbling Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane on the 1980s comedy “The Dukes of Hazzard,” has died. He was 88. Best died Monday night at a hospice center in Hickory, N.C., after a brief illness following...