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Television

A collection of news and information related to Television published by Tribune Company sources.
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  • Martin Tahse dies at 84; TV producer of 'ABC Afterschool Specials'

    Martin Tahse dies at 84; TV producer of 'ABC Afterschool Specials'
    Martin Tahse, a stage and television producer best known for his work on "ABC Afterschool Specials" and other programs aimed at young audiences, died July 1 in a nursing home in Los Angeles. The cause was complications of Parkinson's disease, said his...
  • Dana Walden, Gary Newman Take Over Fox Broadcasting in Restructuring

    Gary Newman and Dana Walden, the long-serving CEOs of production powerhouse 20th Century Fox TV, will take on oversight of Fox Broadcasting in a restructuring that elevates the duo to the post of chairman-CEOs of Fox Television Group. Walden and Newman,...
  • TV ratings: CBS' 'Big Brother,' ABC's 'Rising Star' gain Sunday viewers

    ABC's reality singing competition "Rising Star" shined in the television ratings on Sunday. According to preliminary numbers from Nielsen, "Rising Star" rose by 7% in total viewers (4.8 million versus last week's 4.5 million) and 17% among key viewers...
  • Heigl, Woodard talk 'State of Affairs,' 'Homeland' and likability

    Heigl, Woodard talk 'State of Affairs,'  'Homeland' and likability
    Coming this fall, Katherine Heigl and Alfre Woodard team up in the NBC drama "State of Affairs." "State of Affairs" finds Heigl playing Charleston Tucker, a CIA analyst who compiles the daily intelligence breifing for the president, played by Woodard....
  • USA Picks Up Computer Hacking Drama Pilot 'Mr. Robot'

    USA has given a pilot pickup to "Mr. Robot," a drama about an anti-social computer programmer who finds he can only connect with other people by hacking into their personal lives. The Universal Cable Productions project from executive producers Sam...
  • Fox TV Restructuring Underscores Content Production as Profit Driver (Analysis)

    The 21st Century Fox restructuring that elevated Gary Newman and Dana Walden to uber posts overseeing Fox Broadcasting as well as the TV studio operation -- as chairman-CEOs of Fox Television Group -- underscores how much the network biz has become the...
  • Hollywood police to use cameras to fight crime

    Hollywood police to use cameras to fight crime
    Hiding from the cops is about to get harder for car thieves, kidnappers and other criminals cruising through Hollywood. The city plans to spend $1.5 million on a closed-circuit surveillance system that will help police fight crime in key hot spots...
  • HGTV builds into a top cable network on foundation of no-frills shows

    HGTV builds into a top cable network on foundation of no-frills shows
    As hard as it may be to imagine, there was a time not so long ago when few Americans had ever heard the expression "man cave." In 1994, PBS' trusty "This Old House" was the best known of a handful of home-improvement programs on the airwaves. The idea...
  • TNT renews 'Falling Skies,' 'The Last Ship' and 'Major Crimes'

    TNT renews 'Falling Skies,' 'The Last Ship' and 'Major Crimes'
    Next summer on TNT will likely look quite a bit like this summer as the cable channel announced on Friday that it has renewed three of its summer dramas. "The Last Ship," "Major Crimes" and "Falling Skies" all will return for new seasons, with the...
  • Elaine Stritch taught us how to be sexy and funny and 80

    Elaine Stritch taught us how to be sexy and funny and 80
    My heart sank when I saw the news that Elaine Stritch, the Broadway star, cabaret performer, movie and TV actress, had died Thursday. Frankly, I expected her to live forever. And since she worked well into her 80s, never failing to exhibit the dry wit,...
  • Geoff Baker: MLS is making progress in climb toward the big time

    Dan Courtemanche had a tailor-made answer last week for folks asking him whether professional soccer will ever "make it" in the United States. As an executive vice-president and spokesman for Major League Soccer, he gets that a lot. So, Courtemanche...