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Television

A collection of news and information related to Television published by Tribune Company sources.
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  • On Bill Cosby, hard to keep the faith

    On Bill Cosby, hard to keep the faith
    A few weeks ago, I spent a delightful afternoon and evening with Bill Cosby. I was the emcee of a gala for historically black Claflin University, which is in my hometown; Cosby was the headliner. Both of us were donating our time to a worthy cause. It...
  • Danny Treanor: Jeff Day was face of News 13

    Danny Treanor: Jeff Day was face of News 13
    Jeff Day may be out at News 13, but the meteorologist's contributions to the cable news channel should not be forgotten. So says retired meteorologist Danny Treanor, who logged 10 years at News 13 and retired in October 2013. "Jeff, to me, often...
  • Netflix picks up series starring Ellie Kemper, from the �30 Rock� team

    Netflix, the world's leading Internet TV network, has picked up two seasons and will be the exclusive home to "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," the new comedy series from Universal Television from co-creators Tina Fey and Robert Carlock. The series stars...
  • TV ratings: 'Sunday Night Football' dominates; AMAs drop from '13

    TV ratings: 'Sunday Night Football' dominates; AMAs drop from '13
    Opposite "Sunday Night Football," ABC's broadcast of the American Music Awards did not fare as well in the ratings as last year's show. According to preliminary Nielsen numbers, the awards show averaged 11.6 million viewers and scored a rating of 3.8 in...
  • Jeff Day out at News 13

    Jeff Day out at News 13
    You've seen the last of chief meteorologist Jeff Day at News 13. He was told Friday morning that his contract was terminated. Day, 49, logged 17 years and three months at the cable news channel, or since the operation began. "When we started I was the...
  • Count the TV audience? Not so easy to do these days

    Count the TV audience? Not so easy to do these days
    Like Barry Allen of CW's "The Flash," the changes in TV viewing habits are moving at superhuman speeds. And the industry, which relies on accurate measurements of audiences, is racing to catch up. While the majority of viewers watch the old-fashioned...
  • How TV's age of exploration took off in a huge way

    How TV's age of exploration took off in a huge way
    Here are a few things that did not exist in American television 10 years ago: Binge-watching; recapping; scripted series on networks devoted to old movies, science and history; zombies; streaming services; popular series that end just because the...
  • How should television be defined nowadays?

    How should television be defined nowadays?
    What is television? It seems a fair and timely question to ask, now that it's coming at us from so many angles, on so many platforms, from so many producers. Let's begin near the beginning. Once upon a time there was a thing called a television set....
  • Television Q&A: 'Gunsmoke's' gunfire tally; when will shows return?

    You have questions. I try to have answers. Q: I am an avid "Gunsmoke" fan and was wondering if you could find out how many times Matt Dillon has been shot, and how many people he has shot and killed. I think James Arness died about two years ago but...
  • PR can't overcome truth of 'Serial,' 'Wire'

    PR can't overcome truth of 'Serial,' 'Wire'
    Listening last week to "Serial," the hit podcast about a 1999 teen murder in Baltimore, I couldn't help thinking about all the folks from the mayor on down who believe they can change the city's media image with some positive public relations. And I...
  • Al-Jazeera America's climb toward credibility

    The following editorial appeared in The Dallas Morning News on Monday, Nov. 17: Cable television news regularly serves as the butt of comedians' jokes because so much of the content seems a caricature of real journalism. Analysts argue loudly, as if to...