Posts in category "New Shows"

Did Showtime's "Shameless" go too far with "Retard Nation" storyline?

Did Showtime's "Shameless" go too far with "Retard Nation" storyline?
The series Shameless on Showtime has always skirted the fine line of good taste, it’s the foundation of the show. However on Sundays episode they may have taken things too far.  Sheila played by Joan Cusak took her daughter Karen to a support group of people who have children with Down syndrome.  Karen has a... Read more »

Attention Chicago "Cougars" TLC Wants to Put You On TV

Attention Chicago "Cougars" TLC Wants to Put You On TV
If you are a woman over 50 years old, with a great personality, lots of energy and looking for love with a much younger man, then TLC wants you to be on their new show Extreme Cougar Wives. The good news is that you can already be in a relationship with a much younger man and... Read more »

NFL Road Tested With The Cleveland Browns- Fumbles as a TV Show.

NFL Road Tested With The Cleveland Browns- Fumbles as a TV Show.
Tuning into Travel Channels new show,  NFL Road Tested: Cleveland Browns, I was expecting the quality that we have come to expect from the typical NFL branded shows – Hard Knocks on HBO, Inside The NFL on Showtime, or any of the Sunday morning NFL preview shows. What makes these shows so successful is the... Read more »
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Mike Tyson, The One Man Show, Heads to Chicago!

Mike Tyson, The One Man Show, Heads to Chicago!
He’s heavy weight champion, he’s an actor and yes, he has even tried stand up comedy (the best part of Charlie Sheen’s roast on Comedy Central).  Now, Iron Mike Tyson is a one man show and coming to Chicago! “MIKE TYSON: UNDISPUTED TRUTH,” kicks off his national tour in Indianapolis and then heads for Chicago... Read more »

Chicago Fire Is “Red Hot”

Chicago Fire Is “Red Hot”
Since NBC announced the show Chicago Fire, I have tried not to think about “it.” The curse of the Chicago about show. Would this become another Chicago Code?  It’s a show about fire fighters in Chicago, working on the South side.  We all know what that means, they are going to be Irish, with heavy... Read more »

The Best Thing About The Olympics Being Over

The Best Thing About The Olympics Being Over
Grimm.  Or the return of the hit show from last season, Grimm. There is a chill in the air, which means that re-runs are going to be ending and new shows are going to come back to the air.  NBC is taking the lead with bringing back Grimm, tonight Monday, August, 13th. In a industry... Read more »
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Chicago Opportunities for Reality Shows.

Chicago Opportunities for Reality Shows.
The Summer is coming to an end and networks are green lighting projects across the country, looking for the next big reality show.  Which means production companies are in full on casting mode, trying to find them right people to fill their shows. If you have always wanted to be chased around with cameras and... Read more »

Chicago Get Ready For XARM!

Chicago Get Ready For XARM!
                Earlier this week the Chicagonow softball team, went to battle against it’s nemesis WBEZ in a grudge match that harkens back to last year, where a blogger Vs. radio guy brawl broke out! Bloggers Vs. Radio Geeks might not seem like prime competition(how did we all get... Read more »