Archive for 2012

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 »

Mike Tyson: The Most Honest Man in America?

Mike Tyson: The Most Honest Man in America?
If you didn’t know who “he” was, and all about his many escapades, listening to Mike Tyson talk about his one man show, sounds like any other dedicated entertainer, excited about a new endeavor. “I want to entertain people.  I have been working the kinks out,” says Tyson over the phone.  “ I am 100%... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

Know Before You Vote- What Makes An Expert, an "Expert?"

Know Before You Vote- What Makes An Expert, an "Expert?"
If you haven’t been near a TV, then you haven’t seen the growing number of political ads and experts cluttering the air waves with their opinions. We are headed into the “election hurricane” and before you get sucked in, we wanted to share a few tips on how to watch the many TV news shows... 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 »

Let’s Get This Straight: There Is No SUCH Thing As A Reality Star

Let’s Get This Straight: There Is No SUCH Thing As A Reality Star
The Bachelor Pad made it’s ugly debut on Monday night on ABC.  Bachelor Pad is the filthy plaque that sits between The Bachelor and Dancing With The Stars, it is filler, filled with the losers from past seasons of the Bachelor brand. It makes The Glass House look good, and that ain’t easy. The premise... Read more »
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Anger Management, Better Than Two and a Half Men

Anger Management, Better Than Two and a Half Men
We won’t get into the back story of how Charlie Sheen left Two and a Half Men, or his many exploits since then, it’s been documented, Tweeted, video taped and talked out.  To be honest, Charlie Sheen trashing a hotel room, shacking up with a hooker or drinking too much has actually become predictable and... Read more »