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Television

A collection of news and information related to Television published by Tribune Company sources.
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  • Networks Compete Against Themselves as Time-Shifted Viewing Spikes

    Network and cable execs have a tough new competitor to square off against in primetime: themselves. In the past year, the volume of DVR playback viewing that occurs during primetime hours has reached the point where the DVR now ranks as the No. 1...
  • Laugh Tracks Are No Replacement for the Real Thing

    A funny thing happened this pilot season. Or rather, a funny thing didn't. The networks turned out a handful of multi-cams with laugh tracks -- or sweetened live studio audience recordings, as they like to refer to them. Whatever you call it, it's...
  • Lena Dunham and Fred Armisen on Twitter, 'SNL' and Working Together

    "It is an honor just to be nominated," insisted both Lena Dunham, the creator and star of "Girls," and "Portlandia's" Fred Armisen, when Variety caught up with the Emmy comedy nominees recently. While they were clearly delighted with each other's noms,...
  • Spanish soaps, 'America's Got Talent' sizzle in South Florida

    Spanish soaps, 'America's Got Talent' sizzle in South Florida
    Spanish soap operas are hot this summer. Of the top 10 shows in the Fort Lauderdale-Miami TV market last week, more than half were telenovelas (Spanish soaps) on Univision and Telemundo. The most-watched show belonged to Univision's "Bailando Por Un...
  • Stranded boat passengers return to Boston with whale of a tale

    It wasn’t exactly "Gilligan’s Island," but for 163 people aboard the aptly named Cetacea, it was a whale of tale. The Cetacea, a whale-watching boat operated by Boston Harbor Cruise, returned safely to its Boston berth at 8 a.m Tuesday after...
  • French regulator rejects applications for free TV channels

    PARIS (Reuters) - France's broadcast regulator has rejected applications from TF1, M6 and Vivendi's Canal+ to shift three of their respective pay-television channels to free-to-air, dealing a setback to the companies and their staff. The CSA said in a...
  • Show features 1996 vampire-cult leader

    Show features 1996 vampire-cult leader
    The story of how a teen vampire cult bludgeoned a couple to death in Eustis and disappeared with the family's 15-year-old daughter will air at 9 p.m. Thursday on Investigation Discovery's "Handsome Devils" series. In 1996, the parents of a 15-year-old...
  • Dodgers TV Standoff: Time Warner Cable, DirecTV at Odds Over Arbitration

    DirecTV isn't saying whether it would agree to binding arbitration in an effort to resolve the impasse with Time Warner Cable over rights to the Dodgers TV channel. Instead, in a statement issued on Tuesday, the satcaster is once again pushing Time...
  • Hollywood embraces Oculus Rift

    GamerHub.tv It's amazing what the publicity from Facebook purchasing Oculus Rift has done for Hollywood getting in on the virtual reality craze. Oculus VR has been around for multiple years at video game shows like Game Developers Conference, E3 and...
  • What's the greatest sitcom? Ohio author ranks them in new book

    "The Greatest Sitcoms of All Time" by Martin Gitlin; Scarecrow Press (430 pages, $65) It's one thing to argue whether "Seinfeld" is the greatest sitcom ever, as writer Martin Gitlin claims in his new book. You may even want to battle over his top five,...
  • Tackling the complex and difficult issue of minority participation in the outdoors

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. When Wayne Hubbard was growing up in Oklahoma, he was "colorblind." The color of his skin didn't matter not when it came to hunting and fishing, he said. He was brought up in a rural setting and was surrounded by many other African-...