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Articles tagged with 'Television'

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Local stations mining more viewers among fractured audience

Published March 27, 2015

Local broadcasters have had to change what it broadcasts to gather as large of a desired niche viewership it can to serve its advertisers. That means taking a look at demographics and programing for a specific audience at different parts of the day.

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WTMJ's Mike Jacobs announces retirement

Published March 25, 2015

Southeastern Wisconsin's NBC affiliate WTMJ-TV has announced anchor Mike Jacobs will retire at the end of May 2015, ending a nearly four decade run on the airwaves. Jacobs is the longest-serving TV news anchor in the Milwaukee area after starting his career in August of 1977.

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TV Tidbits: "The Office" turns 10 and it reminds me how much I miss it

Published March 25, 2015

Why, oh why did "The Office" have to end? The series celebrated it's 10th anniversary and as I saw former cast members tweet about it, it reminded me just how much fun I had watching the series on a weekly basis for nine seasons. Before I start binging, however, there's plenty of news to share.

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TV Tidbits: Apple plans a service that might make you rethink cable

Published March 18, 2015

This week, Apple plans to make you cancel your cable subscription. If that wasn't horrifying enough (at least for cable companies, that is) Wes Bentley is coming back to stir up more horror in "American Horror Story: Hotel," a couple of funny ladies and a former child star who once saw dead people join a sequel to IFC's "Spoils of Babylon" and a new teaser trailer for Fox's "Scream Queens" shows Emma Roberts and a demonic bubble gum bubble.

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TV Tidbits: "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" is worth binging

Published March 11, 2015

After you finish noshing through "House of Cards," you should just start the first season of the new Netflix original comedy "Unbreakable Kimmy Schdmit." Why? Because it's hilarious, and it stars the delightful Ellie Kemper ("The Office," "Bridesmaids"). Read on for more.

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TV Tidbits: Fox's "The Last Man On Earth" is already one of its kind

Published March 4, 2015

This past week, Fox's new comedy series "The Last Man on Earth" has already established as one of the most unique new shows, "Saturday Night Live" and "Fifty Shades of Grey" star Dakota Johnson outraged viewers with a very funny ISIS skit, the trailer for season 6 of "Community" claims that the age of Yahoo! is here, and Netflix has announced premiere dates for a few summer shows that will be binge watched.

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TV Tidbits: Farewell, "Parks and Recreation"

Published Feb. 25, 2015

Over the last few days, we've had to say our goodbyes to Pawnee as NBC's "Parks and Recreation" ended its run after six seasons, homophobic "Walking Dead" fans had to deal with the stress of the show's first on-screen gay couple, and one more funny person from "The Daily Show" will be leaving. Look on the bright side, at least a new show about the last man on earth will be premiering this Sunday.

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TV midseason: 10 new series to watch

Published Jan. 13, 2015

Whether you like family drama, married couples, cop shows, a loner, a dubious lawyer, or superheroes, there's bound to be a series premiering soon that'll capture your attention. Here are ten shows to keep an eye on over the next three months.

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Mike Rowe, CNN show in Milwaukee

Published Jan. 13, 2015

CNN and its show "Somebody's Gotta Do It," hosted by Mike Rowe, will be in Milwaukee on Wednesday to tape a segment of the show.

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Predicting the winners and losers of the 2015 Golden Globes

Published Jan. 6, 2015

The Golden Globes, hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, are this Sunday, which means awards season has officially begun. OnMilwaukee.com's resident entertainment savants Matt Mueller and Colton Dunham wracked their heads together and made their picks - Matt on the film side, Colton for TV - for who will win Sunday night, as well as who should win and who should've at least gotten a nomination.

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TV midseason: what's new and what's coming back

Published Jan. 3, 2015

From the final seasons of NBC's "Parenthood" and "Parks and Recreation" to the return of "House of Cards," "Girls," "Modern Family," and more to the series premieres of "Backstrom," "Last Man on Earth," and "Togetherness," there's a lot to watch and keep up with. I've compiled a TV calendar to track all the midseason returns of your favorites along with upcoming season and series premieres.