Television

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The Last TV Program Syndicator

Last week, I lost one of my best friends in the business, Al Shore. He was the last of a generation of syndicators alive who wrote the book on how to sell TV shows to stations.

02/25/2015

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Remembering Owens, Gore & Simon

February has been an awful month for celebrity deaths. Here are three famous and successful individuals who we lost this month — Gary Owens, Lesley Gore and Bob Simon.

02/18/2015

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Bob Simon Report Airs Days After His Death

“60 Minutes” remembered its longtime correspondent Bob Simon on Sunday by airing a story he finished on the day he died, four days earlier.

02/16/2015

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Bob Simon’s Death Ruled An Accident

An autopsy has ruled the death of “60 Minutes” correspondent Bob Simon to be an accident. Police said that Simon was not wearing a seatbelt when he was in a car crash.

02/13/2015

Host Jon Stewart at "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" covers the Midterm elections in Austin with "Democalypse 2014: South By South Mess" at ZACH Theatre on October 28, 2014 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Rick Kern/Getty Images for Comedy Central)

Comedy Central Mulls Jon Stewart’s Replacement

Comedy Central is mulling a “short list” of replacements for “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart, a decision that could affect how much influence the show has on the 2016 presidential campaign.

02/12/2015

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Love Is On The Air!

TV shows that were all love, all the time!

02/11/2015

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Ken Foote’s Radio/TV Files: Get Ready For The Grammys

This Sunday, February 8, one of the biggest musical events of the year, the 57th Annual Grammy Awards, will take place and will air LIVE on the CBS Television Network

02/04/2015

Entertainer Rich Little arrives at the funeral for actor Tony Curtis at Palm Mortuary & Cemetary on October 4, 2010 in Henderson, Nevada. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Snowing? The Show Must Go On!

If you have been keeping up with the weather, then you know how much snow hit the northeastern U.S. this week. But that weather triggers a story told by comedian Rich Little.

01/29/2015

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Netflix Adds 4.3 Million Subscribers In Q4

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.

01/21/2015

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Instant Replay Inventor Dies At 81

Tony Verna, a television director and producer who invented instant replay for live sports 51 years ago, has died. He was 81.

01/19/2015

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Chuck Lorre Throws Love At Charlie Sheen

Chuck Lorre won’t clear the mystery about whether Charlie Sheen’s character will return for the “Two and a Half Men” series finale, but he’s throwing a lot of love Sheen’s way.

01/16/2015

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Where’s My Carol Burnett?

The biggest topic for the last two weeks has been about Carol Burnett & Friends on MeTV/KTXA 21.2 and why it is not being shown locally even though there are promotional spots airing. I’d like to explain.

01/14/2015

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