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Fantasticon promises to be a treat for wrestling fans

Published Oct. 20, 2014

When fans of different flavors converge on Milwaukee this weekend to attend Fantasicon, the first comic con in the area, it will be interesting to take in the die-hard support for a multitude of different things -- including professional wrestling.

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Leno returns to TV with CNBC car series

Published Oct. 17, 2014

Jay Leno will return to television hosting a new primetime show for CNBC. Based on his ongoing web series, the tentatively titled "Jay Leno's Garage" will start sometime early next year.

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"Wisconsin Remembers John F. Kennedy" earns Archives Award

Published Oct. 15, 2014

The documentary "Wisconsin Remembers John F. Kennedy," commemorating the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's assassination, has been given the 2014 Governor's Archives Award for Archival Innovation by the Wisconsin Historical Society.

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"The Pfister: History & Story" doc earns Emmy nomination

Published Oct. 15, 2014

Today, Marcus Hotels & Resorts and The Pfister Hotel announced that its short documentary, "The Pfister: History & Story," has received an Emmy nomination in the category of Outstanding Achievement for Documentary Programs - Historical.

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Wisconsin entrepreneurs may make pitch on ABC's "Shark Tank"

Published Oct. 13, 2014

U.S. Cellular teamed up with "Shark Tank" for what it is calling a, "multi-faceted, first-of-its-kind campaign to provide access for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs in a way like never before." Basically, a casting call.

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CW 18's new schedule comes in like a "Flash"

Published Oct. 7, 2014

Starting tonight, "The Flash" kicks off its own show, and "Arrow" starts its third season on Wednesday. Locally, WVTV-TV is taking advantage of the heavy-hitting comic hero nights to launch its new schedule.

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Fantasticon brings comics and sci-fi to Milwaukee

Published Oct. 6, 2014

Fantasticon is billed as Milwaukee's First Comic Con, and will take place on Oct. 24-26 at the Crowne Plaza near Mitchell Airport. Organizers said, "cosplayers, collectors, gamers, fanboys, fangirls, kids, adults and everybody in-between will be celebrating all three days!"

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WCGV adds "The Walking Dead" to prime time schedule

Published Oct. 3, 2014

When "The Walking Dead" hits the free air waves for the first time on broadcast television this month, it won't be the first time a show made for cable to go into syndication. However, when the hit show involving zombies airs on WCGV-TV My 24, it will mark the building of a new foundation that the Sinclair-owned station will use for a prime time lineup.

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Milwaukee area residents maintain a "Bridge to Vietnam"

Published Sept. 29, 2014

Journalist and documentary film producer Mark Siegrist found strong connections between veterans and others from Milwaukee and a former adversary. His "Bridge to Vietnam" will air on Milwaukee Public Television on Friday at 7:30 p.m.