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Television

A collection of news and information related to Television published by Tribune Company sources.
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  • May 2015 TV premieres, finales, movies, specials

    May 2015 TV premieres, finales, movies, specials
    Finales and premieres collide in May.  The first half of the month is dominated by season finales, some of which could turn into series enders as networks announce their cancellations and renewals. Notable shows ending their runs for sure include...
  • AutoNation giving away $10 million to mark 10 million sales

    AutoNation giving away $10 million to mark 10 million sales
    No auto dealership group has ever sold 10 million vehicles, and AutoNation wants to celebrate when it passes that milestone this spring. The auto retailer is planning its biggest promotion yet, with car giveaways, trips to an IndyCar Grand Prix in...
  • Local wrestling gets late-night TV slot

    Local wrestling gets late-night TV slot
    A do-it-yourself attitude has taken Nick Almendarez of Bridgeview pretty far in the last year. The Freelance Wrestling owner presents late-night matches with local punk rock bands performing in between at Chicago's Abbey Pub, where "Freelance...
  • Verizon picks a fight with ESPN over unbundled cable TV

    Verizon picks a fight with ESPN over unbundled cable TV
    Verizon isn't one of the biggest players in cable and satellite TV, but it picked what may be the most important fight in the industry this decade. Responding to consumers' demand for less expensive programming bundles, Verizon introduced a slimmed-down...
  • 'Menopause the Musical' has fun with the change

     'Menopause the Musical' has fun with the change
    Actress Megan Cavanagh has been portraying a menopausal woman in various productions of "Menopause The Musical" for the last 10 years, but it wasn't until recently that she really identified with the role. "It's definitely life imitating art," said...
  • Kristin Cavallari gets order of protection against Chicago man

    Kristin Cavallari gets order of protection against Chicago man
    Kristin Cavallari, the wife of Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, briefly appeared in a Lake County courtroom Thursday, where an order of protection she filed against a Chicago man was extended for another two years. Court records show Cavallari,...
  • When father's not coming home: Absent parents in 'Mad Men' and on stage

    When father's not coming home: Absent parents in 'Mad Men' and on stage
    As AMC's "Mad Men" approaches its final three episodes, it's already clear that the series auteur Matthew Weiner is honing in on the anguish of, and the anguish caused by, absent parents. He is in good company. Lousy fathers have been chasing me...
  • New Vice cable channel needs to clear DirecTV

    New Vice cable channel needs to clear DirecTV
    A+E Networks is ready to move forward its new Vice cable channel, but it still needs to make a deal with satellite video provider DirecTV to carry it. A lighted sign with the graffiti-like Vice logo hung high on the wall of the capacious Park Avenue...
  • Kristen Wiig is fearless in reality TV-jabbing 'Welcome to Me'

    Kristen Wiig is fearless in reality TV-jabbing 'Welcome to Me'
    "Welcome to Me," starring Kristen Wiig, is weirdly off center yet strangely in sync with the times. With Shira Piven directing screenwriter Eliot Laurence's unconventional idea, the indie comedy-drama delves into our confessional times via the very meta...
  • Film productions spent $240M in NC during 2014

    The film industry spent just over $240 million on productions filmed in North Carolina last year. That's according to an audit released on Thursday by the state Department of Revenue. The numbers show that the industry employed about 8,400 people and...
  • Cubs TV broadcasts leave some longtime fans in the dark

    Cubs TV broadcasts leave some longtime fans in the dark
    When WGN America dropped local sports from its programming this season, it ended nearly four decades of beaming Cubs baseball to far-flung places across the country. Distant viewers can still watch the Cubs through paid service online or on cable or...