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Television

A collection of news and information related to Television published by Tribune Company sources.
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Top Television Articles

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  • Lean In: Brad Meltzer, writer

    Lean In: Brad Meltzer, writer
    It was the worst day of my professional life. My publisher was shutting down, and we had no idea if another publisher would take over my contract. In addition, my second novel hadn’t sold as well as the first. It was all so terrifying to me. I was...
  • MOOCs for everyone, but the deaf

    MOOCs for everyone, but the deaf
    For the past decade, we've all been enjoying online media one way or another. "Breaking Bad" was dangerous, especially with Netflix's auto-play feature; it would automatically show the next episode, and we just had to watch "one more" episode. In 2005,...
  • Rowan Atkinson talks up 25 years of Mr. Bean's clownish chaos

    Rowan Atkinson talks up 25 years of Mr. Bean's clownish chaos
    It has been 25 years since Rowan Atkinson, CBE, brought the quietly calamitous "Mr. Bean" to television, an anniversary that has been celebrated with "The Whole Bean: Remastered," a video collection released this week by Shout! Factory. It includes...
  • 'Full Circle's' in a sticky situation with Chicago cops

    'Full Circle's' in a sticky situation with Chicago cops
    The first season of "Full Circle," which returns Wednesday on DirecTV's Audience Network, was written by the playwright Neil LaBute and based loosely on Arthur Schnitzler's play "La Ronde." Each episode was an encounter between two characters, one of whom...
  • PaleyFest panels heading to SundanceTV

     PaleyFest panels heading to SundanceTV
    SundanceTV is turning the Paley Center for Media's popular PaleyFest panels into a six-episode series, the cable channel announced Wednesday. "Behind the Story With the Paley Center" will use footage culled from the 2013 and 2014 festivals held in Los...
  • 'Dr. George' Fischbeck dies at 92; popular weatherman at KABC-TV

    'Dr. George' Fischbeck dies at 92; popular weatherman at KABC-TV
    George Fischbeck, a science teacher turned weatherman who joined KABC-TV in 1972 and spent nearly two decades exuberantly delivering the local forecast, has died. He was 92. Fischbeck, who was known as "Dr. George," died of natural causes early...
  • Time Warner Cable says Dodgers channel won't prompt write-down

    Time Warner Cable says Dodgers channel won't prompt write-down
    Time Warner Cable consistently has acknowledged that it is incurring financial losses from its deal to distribute the Los Angeles Dodgers television channel. The New York cable giant two years ago entered into a 25-year contract with team owners...
  • 'Empire' out in a flourish for Fox

    Now that Fox has established "Empire" as the biggest new hit of the television season, it has to work on the rest of its lineup. The music business family drama logged 17.6 million viewers for its first season finale last week, easily the most popular...
  • Fox will revive 'The X-Files' for as a six-episode event series

    Fox will revive 'The X-Files' for as a six-episode event series
    The truth is still out there. "The X-Files" will be back on Fox as a six-episode event series with its original stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, the network announced Tuesday. The short-run revival of one of TV's most successful sci-fi...
  • Ib Melchior dies at 97; sci-fi filmmaker reset classic tales in space

    Ib Melchior dies at 97; sci-fi filmmaker reset classic tales in space
    Writer and director Ib Melchior, known for his work on 1950s and '60s science fiction films such as "Robinson Crusoe on Mars" and "The Angry Red Planet," died March 14 at his home in West Hollywood. He was 97. Melchior had been in declining health and...
  • George R.R. Martin won't let pressure rush his writing

    George R.R. Martin has been feeling the heat to finish "The Winds of Winter," the long-awaited sixth novel in his best-selling series, "A Song of Ice and Fire," but he is not letting the pressure rush his writing. "There is more pressure every year,"...