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Television

A collection of news and information related to Television published by Tribune Company sources.
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  • 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...
  • Obama speech draws 31.7 million

    Obama speech draws 31.7 million
    President Barack Obama's latest State of the Union address was described as forceful Tuesday night. But his viewership was down to 31.7 million across 13 channels, Nielsen Media Research said Wednesday. Those channels were ABC, Al Jazeera America,...
  • Zany tales and Chicago museums make education fun in kids series

    Zany tales and Chicago museums make education fun in kids series
    Hearing Kelli Feigley talk about how her new, Chicago-made children's science TV series came together, it almost sounds easy to get a show on air. Someone brings you an idea, then you develop it, ground it deeply in Chicago, find some investors and...
  • 'Sleepy Hollow' recap: Picture this in 'Pittura Infamante'

    'Sleepy Hollow' recap: Picture this in 'Pittura Infamante'
    It comes as no surprise to the loyalists of Fox’s “Sleepy Hollow” to hear that the sci-fi supernatural buddy cop drama is going through a bit of a sophomore slump. Ratings are down, Twitter feeds are grumpy. The network addressed the...
  • Don Harron dies at 90; Canadian actor became a regular on 'Hee Haw'

    Don Harron dies at 90; Canadian actor became a regular on 'Hee Haw'
    Don Harron, a Canadian actor who entertained TV audiences with his comic alter ego Charlie Farquharson on the long-running TV variety show "Hee Haw," has died. He was 90. Harron died Saturday at his Toronto home after choosing not to seek treatment...
  • Since TV's infancy, blacks have traveled a bumpy road toward fair representation on TV

    Since TV's infancy, blacks have traveled a bumpy road toward fair representation on TV
    More than 60 years ago, a new comedy boasted an all-black cast populating a Harlem community with characters that included an attorney, a small businessman and a civic-club president. "Amos 'n' Andy" was an instant hit in June 1951, when it made the leap...
  • How to make an American TV show: For sitcom 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine,' it starts with diversity

    How to make an American TV show: For sitcom 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine,' it starts with diversity
    Stephanie Beatriz was preparing for her second-round audition for "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" when she heard that another Latina actress, Melissa Fumero, had won a role in the Fox sitcom. Beatriz's heart sank. "I thought, 'That's it. The network is not going to...
  • Netflix's hooks another 4.3 million subscribers to top management projections, lifting stock

    Netflix's hooks another 4.3 million subscribers to top management projections, lifting stock
    Coming off its best quarter yet, Netflix is accelerating its international expansion in hopes its original programming will hook millions more subscribers on the Internet video service. Netflix Inc. added 13 million worldwide subscribers last year,...
  • Killing off characters is all the rage in today's prime-time TV dramas

    Editor's note: This is a story about the deaths of TV characters on TV shows already broadcast. If such information is a spoiler to you, consider this fair warning. BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. Times have never been more dangerous for characters on scripted...
  • Rob Owen: Billy Porter loves 'Empire'

    Actor, singer, writer, director, composer Billy Porter gets his own one-man edition of "Live From Lincoln Center" on PBS on April 3. (Cyndi Lauper will make a guest appearance along with Porter's best friend, Ty Taylor of the band Vintage Trouble.)...
  • 'Driving the King' a bold reimagining of civil rights era

    'Driving the King' a bold reimagining of civil rights era
    In "Driving the King," Ravi Howard imagines what it might have been like if singer Nat King Cole had been a figurehead of the civil rights movement. Given that Cole was not a driving force during the civil rights era, Howard's choices in this fitfully...