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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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  • Beyond 'The Walking Dead': Mining darker comics to find a hit

    Beyond 'The Walking Dead': Mining darker comics to find a hit
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Contrary to what broadcast television's fall schedules might suggest, the revamped trend of using comicbooks as source material for TV shows has been hot for a while -- even if the brains behind the networks' programming slates...
  • Why martial arts might be the next big TV trend

    Why martial arts might be the next big TV trend
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Forget kryptonite. The real killer for the superhero TV genre might be oversaturation. Geoff Johns, CCO of DC Entertainment, is aware of this risk and is battling it through a diversification plan. This fall, the Warner Bros.-...
  • Directors Guild report highlights lack of progress on diversity hiring

    Directors Guild report highlights lack of progress on diversity hiring
    Cable channels and broadcast networks have made little progress when it comes to hiring female and minority directors on episodic television shows. That's the conclusion of the latest report from the Directors Guild of America analyzing the ethnicity...
  • What's worth watching, and what's not, this fall

    DON'T MISS IT The show you can't miss this fall is not on network TV, cable or even Netflix. "Transparent," a dark comedy about the most dysfunctional family since the Bluths of "Arrested Development," belongs to Amazon Studios, which is fast becoming...
  • Daughter of comedian Joan Rivers thanks fans for support, kindness

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Melissa Rivers, the only daughter of legendary comedian Joan Rivers, who died two weeks ago following complications from an outpatient throat procedure, said her mother would have been overwhelmed by the depth of love people have...
  • Orioles nearly double normal TV audience for Tuesday's game

    Orioles nearly double normal TV audience for Tuesday's game
    The TV audience for Tuesday night's division-clinching victory was almost twice as large as normal for an Orioles game on MASN this season, according to figures provided by the channel. O's games averaged a 5.9 household rating this season, which...
  • Anima Brings 'Top Cat Begins' to the Bigscreen

    Mexican animation shingle Anima Estudios is taking the "Top Cat" franchise back to the bigscreen with "Top Cat Begins." In 2011, Anima produced "Top Cat: The Movie," which became the highest grossing Mexican film that year, clocking 2.5 million admissions...
  • Meet the Comicbook Heroes Battling for Control of Fall TV

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Every summer tells the same story: superheroes reign supreme at the global box office, with studios churning out sequel after reboot after prequel to capitalize on pop culture's hottest trend. This year's undisputed champion is...
  • The NFL's Biggest Challenge? Keeping Younger Viewers

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The National Football League has another problem. Just as countless parties are tackling it over its handling of the recent Ray Rice controversy, its recent disclosure that its players are more likely than the general...
  • Survey: 81% of TV Directors Are White, Only 14% Are Female

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Minorities and women haven't achieved significant progress in directing series TV, according to a survey from the Directors Guild of America, with Caucasian directors accounting for 81% of all primetime episodes while female...
  • 'Red Band Society' implants 'Breakfast Club' into 'House'

     'Red Band Society' implants 'Breakfast Club' into 'House'
    "Red Band Society," which premieres Wednesday on Fox, takes place in the teen ward of a shiny L.A. hospital — the "division of adolescent medicine," with side trips to the eating disorders wing. Its lesson, to paraphrase the songwriter, is that...