Dallas is hot, hot, hot on reality television. Or at least someplace sort of like Dallas.
Julia Barton, with an assist from Schutze, covered much the same territory earlier this year in her American Icons piece about Dallas for Studio 360. But now that TNT's given the green light to that next-gen Dallas, CNN, as part of its Defining America series, takes a look at how the city stacks ... More >>
A few weeks ago, Ed Bark noted that WFAA-Channel 8 was moving Chris Flanagan, co-host of its morning-news show Daybreak, to Good Morning Texas, whatever that is. His replacement: Ron Corning, who's leaving Kabletown's Long Island affiliate to pair up with Cynthia Izaguirre, the sixth-most famous ... More >>
Seems like only yesterdayfour years ago that ex-WFAA-er Scott Sams was rescued from exile in Sherman (following this incident) and returned to the comforting embrace of Dallas, courtesy KTVT-Channel 11. Ed Bark told D at the time that despite Sam's bad rep when he left town, it was a smart move f ... More >>
Burn Notice creator Matt NIx, also responsible for the working-titled Code 58Just a quick follow-up about Code 58, the FOX buddy-cop series set to shoot here beginning January 26 with Bradley Whitford and Colin Hanks. Yes, yes, as the great Ed Bark noted yesterday on something called LocateTV.com ... More >>
Bud GillettBud Gillett is still at KTVT-Channel 11 -- says so right on the station's Web site, where he's hailed as the most veteran reporter at CBS 11 News with 33 years in major market television news, the last 26 years working the streets of Dallas/Fort Worth." But, as Ed Bark reports, that hasn' ... More >>
www.mcsittel.comSo reports the great Ed Bark, who's peeked at a copy of the CBS affiliate's petition to the Federal Communications Commission in which KTVT's asking for a new frequency pronto. Uncle Barky's got the details, but the short version is: Channel 11 says the digital transition on June 12 ... More >>
On Monday, Ed Bark noted that WFAA-Channel 8 has hired Kristin Mitchell as a co-host on Good Morning Texas -- making that show a threesome now, as the former St. Louis anchor joins a set already populated by Gary Cogill and Amy Vanderoef. A Friend of Unfair Park is not impressed with B ... More >>
Heritage Auction GalleryThis Ernie Kovacs caricature, signed by the man himself, is among the items being auctioned off by Heritage.Heritage Auction Gallery, which sits across the street from Unfair Park HQ on Maple Avenue, sends word today that its February Music & Entertainment signature aucti ... More >>
As I mentioned earlier, Ed Bark has retreived from the Wayback Machine this Thanksgiving must-see, which comes courtesy some YouTuber named "turkeybowler," who rolled this strike back in June. As we're trying to hustle out most of next week's issue in advance of some holiday tomorrow, seems only fit ... More >>
The DMN should lose the muzzle it has on TV critic Ed Bark
Rosenthal makes the functional also beautiful
What will The Dallas Morning News look like when you wake up in 2010? If Editor Bob Mong has his way, it'll be the best damn paper the 'burbs will buy.
Bark gets a bite--but just this once
A new survey confirms Channel 8 is slipping in the standings that count
CBS 11 (KTVT-TV Channel 11)
The News' M&M boys, Moroney and Mong, take over. Maybe.
All year, we tell you who's been naughty. Now, a list of those whose work is nice.
Channel 11 and the Star-Telegram join forces against Channel 8 and the Morning News
Bark, don't bite