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Television

A collection of news and information related to Television published by Tribune Company sources.
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  • TV ratings: Fox dominates the night with 'American Idol,' 'Empire'

    TV ratings: Fox dominates the night with 'American Idol,' 'Empire'
    Fox's "Empire" is on a roll. According to Nielsen, the drama earned a strong rating of 4.3 in the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic, while drawing 10.9 million viewers Wednesday night. The show, which premiered Jan. 7, was first in the key demo and...
  • Laff comedy network to launch on WLS-Ch.7 digital subchannel

    Laff comedy network to launch on WLS-Ch.7 digital subchannel
    Finding a new digital network for WLS-Ch.7, it turns out, called for a little funny business. Laff, a 24/7 comedy network, is set to launch on ABC 7's digital subchannel in April, adding another major player to the multicast universe. Created by Katz...
  • Council forum focuses on development

    Council forum focuses on development
    With a little more than a month until the city's primary election, the seven Burbank City Council candidates vying for two open seats sought to distinguish themselves Tuesday night. The hopefuls gathered in the Burbank City Council chambers to present...
  • CBS walloped its rivals in viewership last week, matching ABC, Fox and NBC combined

    Except for CBS, the broadcast networks mostly closed up shop last week. At least, that's the suggestion from Nielsen, which says the average prime-time audience for CBS matched the total viewership for ABC, Fox and NBC. Meanwhile, CBS logged a dozen of...
  • 'Chic-a-Go-Go' keeps the party going for 1,000th episode

    'Chic-a-Go-Go' keeps the party going for 1,000th episode
    Sunday afternoon. Upstairs at The Promontory, the new restaurant/performance venue in Hyde Park, just off 53rd Street. You weren't there. Where were you? You should have been there, but you weren't. Rahm wasn't there, either. Also, the president...
  • PBS teams with Ridley Scott for Civil War hospital drama

    PBS teams with Ridley Scott for Civil War hospital drama
    Hoping to find its next "Downton Abbey," PBS is reaching back to one of its favorite epochs: the Civil War. The public broadcaster revealed Monday that it has ordered an untitled historical drama from executive producer Ridley Scott, the "Gladiator"...
  • 'Backstrom' a welcome return for 'The Office's' Rainn Wilson

    'Backstrom' a welcome return for 'The Office's' Rainn Wilson
    "Backstrom," which premieres Thursday on Fox, is Rainn Wilson's way back to television, some 16 months after the end of "The Office." It is good to see him, and all in all, good to see him here. In some ways, Wilson hasn't fallen far from the tree where...
  • Lawsuit over TV recordings yields a limited win for viewers' rights

    The Supreme Court's ruling last June against Aereo, the online TV viewing service, threatened to undermine consumers' ability to record television shows in the cloud and watch them remotely. But in a key ruling this month, a federal judge in Los Angeles...
  • State of the Union viewership falls to 31.7 million, a 15-year low

    State of the Union viewership falls to 31.7 million, a 15-year low
    Television viewership for President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night fell to a 15-year low, according to numbers from Nielsen.  The 1-hour, 15-minute speech drew an average of 31.7 million viewers on broadcast and cable networks, the...
  • United Airlines caught in political scrum over in-flight TV channel

    United Airlines caught in political scrum over in-flight TV channel
    Chicago-based United Airlines has been caught in a political crossfire in recent days over a politically conservative news station that was the default channel on flights that offer DirecTV service. The airline said it had not chosen the default channel...
  • NFL, CBS to continue Thursday night football package for 2015 season

    Thursday night games were such a success this season for CBS that the network extended its deal with the NFL through the 2015 season. The agreement carries an additional year at the NFL's option. It was announced Sunday by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell;...