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  • Calendar

    May 22, 2014
  • Calendar

    November 7, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 8, 2013

    Next Month, Dallas Will Be Able to Stream Live Broadcast TV Online

    Aereo, an online television streaming service backed by Fox television network creator Barry Diller, launched in New York City on Valentine's Day 2012. Two weeks later, the major networks -- ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, CW, Univision, and, yes, PBS -- banded together and asked a federal judge to shut down t ... More >>

  • News

    March 28, 2013

    Major League Baseball's Screwball Economics

    As another season begins, MLB faces an unsustainable future -- and you’re picking up the tab.

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2011

    With Deadline to Go Dark Fast Approaching, DirecTV and Belo Still Haven't Settled Dispute

    ​The ongoing fee fight between DirecTV and Fox -- which is threatening to yank Fox Sports Southwest and FX and its myriad other cable networks off the satellite provider -- isn't settled yet; and, who knows, it may not before the midnight hour. Also unresolved: DirecTV's battle with Belo, which, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Cowboys' 2011 Schedule: 5 National TV Appearances; 10 Wins?

    ​It's like knowing what you're getting for Christmas. Being able to shake the gift-wrapped present for confirmation. But then having to wait for what feels like forever to actually open it. It's the NFL schedule, this year the ultimate tease. With the lockout mired in mediation and the NFL Dra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2011

    A Commercial You Won't See During Super Bowl XLV. But Why Not?

    Not that I'm endorsing cheating, but I would have zeeeeroooo problem with an AshleyMadison.com commercial during Super Bowl XLV at Cowboys Stadium February 6. But, somehow, Fox does? The ad, which has been rejected because Fox's standards and practices have deemed it unacceptable for air, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2011

    Sure, You May Not Get on Glee During Local Tryouts, But At Least You Can Meet Blaine

    A couple months back we noted that Glee casting director Robert Ulrich would be in town this month auditioning wannabes for a new role to debut during the FOX series' third season. Only, before a shot at network prime-time you first have to make your way through The Glee Project, an Oxygen reality s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2010

    Are The Good Guys Gone? Hard to Say.

    Courtesy Fox BroadcastingIs this the end of The Good Guys? It's certainly the end of Dan Stark's trailer, which blows up in the December 3 episode "Cop Killers."​Spent some of yesterday trying to get the answer to that question, following a note from a good Friend of Unfair Park with ties to the s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2010

    After The Hangover: Lone Star Creator Kyle Killen Talks About The End (For Now?) of His Canceled (Or Not?) FOX Series

    Courtesy FOX BroadcastingKyle Killen and Eloise Mumford on the set of the pilot episode of Lone Star (back when it was known as Midland)​Kyle Killen began yesterday in Covington, about 90 minutes southwest of Dallas on U.S. 67. He was on the set of Lone Star, of course, his FOX series about the co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2010

    Lone Star's Still Shooting in Dallas. For Now. (Update: Not Anymore. It's Been Canceled.)

    A scene from last night's Lone Star, which may not be long for this world​Last night, if-you-don't-watch-my-show-we-kill-this-dog Kyle Killen wasn't the only one waiting to see if more than 4.1 million viewers tuned in to the second episode of FOX's Lone Star. As Dallas Film Commissioner Janis Bur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    From the Comments: The Problem With The Good Guys Before It Goes on Summer Vacay

    Fox Broadcasting CompanyBradley Whitford, Matt Nix and Colin Hanks, out selling The Good Guys to TV critics in L.A. today​Back in May, FOX higher-ups spoke glowingly of the locally shot The Good Guys, which wraps its "summer season" tonight; said the network's entertainment president, pairing it w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Jack Matthews Talks For the First Time About In-the-Works TV, Movie Studio in the Cedars

    Sam MertenJack Matthews​Back in June we noticed there were plans afoot to build a 150,000-square foot teevee and movie production facility at 2901 S. Lamar Street -- in a warehouse owned by a partnership that includes South Side on Lamar and convention center hotel developer Jack Matthews. The $40 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2010

    Good Guys, Not Good Ratings

    If nothing else last night's Good Guys made me crave some of the city's best barbecue -- see Mac's sign behind Bradley Whitford.​Last night's episode of The Good Guys, "The Broken Door Theory," is on the other side for those who missed it -- and, says Uncle Barky, quite a few of you most definitel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    FCC Tells FOX to Hand Over Indecency Complaints. Instead, It Sends 'Em to KDFW.

    ​Variety's reporting that the Federal Communications Commission is fining FOX $25,000 over the January 3 episode of American Dad titled "Horse Chores," in which -- as the trade's Ted Johnson puts it -- there's a scene "in which two characters engage in ribald dialogue, followed by a scene in which ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2010

    For a Moment (Or Two), FOX Considered Shooting Lonestar in Austin. But Then ...

    What you see above is the trailer for Lonestar that FOX Broadcasting posted a few days ago. The pilot, as you surely know by now, was filmed here this spring as Midland with (500) Days of Summer's Marc Webb directing. And I was going to post this yesterday. But Wednesday morning I heard from an acqu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2010

    Dallas, Get Ready for Chaos! (Maybe.)

    Freddy Rodrigurez in the Planet Terror half of Grindhouse​Patrick Michels and I are at City Hall for this afternoon's big ol' teevee announcement with the mayor and Pistol Pete. And we'll return shortly with a few choice quotes and, better still, photos. But here's the big announcement, which I tr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2010

    Why Today's Press Conference Wasn't About What It Was Supposed To Be About

    Photos by Patrick MichelsGovernor Rick Perry, Fox TV veep Jim Sharp and state Sen. Royce West at City Hall about an hour ago​So. Patrick and I just returned from the press conference in the Flag Room at City Hall, where quite the bold-faced crowd gathered for Coyote Slim's big announcement with Ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    Tune In Tomorrow, as Governor and Mayor Announce Yet Another TV Show Filming Here

    Rachel PerryRick Perry will star in CBS's upcoming redo of Walker, Texas Ranger starring Noble Willingham and coyotes dressed as people.​The Texas Film Commission just sent word that tomorrow at 3 p.m., Mayor Tom Leppert and Governor Rick Perry will be joined by 20th Century Fox TV execs at Dallas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Um, Did You Watch The Good Guys Last Night?

    Phil McCarten/PictureGroup for FOXGood Guys Colin Hanks and Bradley Whitford with their sweet ride at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles on Tuesday​Entertainment Weekly has taken a look at the early numbers for last night's sneak peek at FOX's shooting-here series about mismatched Dalla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2010

    Series Made in Dallas Will Open, Close FOX's Weeknight Prime-Time Schedule This Fall

    Fox Broadcasting Co.Jon Voight and James Wolk in Lonestar, which will shoot in Dallas beginning this summer​Like I said Thursday, Dallas will serve as the backdrop for three network TV series come summertime, an announcement made official this morning when FOX revealed its fall prime-time line-up ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    Dallas Is the New L.A.: Chase and Lonestar Will Shoot Here. And, Bonus Good Guys Episodes!

    Bradley, if yer sticking 'round through the summer, I sure hope that Trans Am has a good air conditioner.​Networks won't officially announce which pilots will be turned into full-fledged series till next week's upfronts. But two days after NBC surprised absolutely no one by picking up Jerry Bruckh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2010

    In Case You Were Wondering Where The Good Guys Is Set, a New Publicity Still

    ​That's what I get for not watching American Idol: A Friend of Unfair Park, who suggested I become a fan of The Good Guys on Facebook (and ... done), sends word that a promo for the FOX series starring Bradley Whitford and Colin Hanks as Dallas cops aired during the talent show last week. First I' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2009

    The Dumbest Video I've Ever Seen. Shame on you, Fox. Shame.

    Since I'm usually on 105.3 The Fan as part of the Dallas Cowboys pre-game show, I no longer get to partake in Fox NFL Sunday. My reaction: Praise Allah. Because after seeing this video and learning that this "The King and Us" series is now a weekly staple, I'm embarrassed for Curt, Terry ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2009

    Billy Zane's Coming to Town to Shoot New ABC Series. Are More Network Shows to Follow?

    ABC TelevisionThe cast of ABC's The Deep End, soon to be eating dinner at a table near youAfter the jump you'll find a trailer for the ABC-TV mid-season replacement The Deep End, a legal dramedy set in "one of L.A.'s most prestigious law firms." The rest of the narrative sounds like every other lega ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2009

    Your 2009 Dallas Cowboys: 10-6

    Granted only about 33 percent of the precincts are reporting, but The Sporatorium is projecting the 2009 Dallas Cowboys to win 10 games. Being that the Cowboys haven't used any of their 11 draft picks or convened for the first quarterback school/minicamp/OTA/gee-ain't-it-nice-not-to-have-T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2008

    Crazy Like a Fox, or: KDFW, KXAS to Slowly Merge Into the Same Station

    ... Fox! So, last week it was The Dallas Morning News and Star-Telegram trying to figure out how to share a sleeping bag. Today, it's Fox and NBC -- not the networks themselves (not yet), but the local affiliates owned and operated by the networks, which would indeed include KDFW-Channel 4 and KXAS- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2008

    It’s Officially Football Season

    Today is a great day. Because this season’s Cowboys disappointment officially becomes last season’s memory. And next season? It’s now this season. As for 2008, the Cowboys are again heating up trade talks for Pacman Jones (but really, how could they get any hotter?). They are licking their ch ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    November 29, 2007
  • Blogs

    October 27, 2006
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    October 3, 2006
  • Blogs

    April 12, 2006

    When Movie Studios Attack

    When you don't see a review of the movie The Sentinel in the Dallas Observer next week--or any weekly newspaper, for that matter--it's not because we're ignoring it. It's because we aren't allowed to see it: 20th Century Fox, the studio releasing the Michael Douglas-Kiefer Sutherland-Eva Longoria th ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    September 29, 2005
  • Culture

    April 8, 2004

    Class Dismissed

    Freaks and Geeks, now on DVD, made TV a better place

  • Culture

    January 1, 2004

    Depress Tour

    I coulda sworn I was there when they turned on the TV

  • Culture

    March 6, 2003

    That '60s Show

    Oliver Beene goes against fake millionaires and phony idols

  • Culture

    December 26, 2002

    Fear Factor

    But just think, no one hates TV more than Trent Lott

  • Culture

    November 28, 2002

    Richter's Scale

    Andy Richter deserves to control the universe, if only Fox would let him

  • Culture

    February 21, 2002

    Flunk You

    If Fox expels Undeclared, blame everyone but Judd Apatow

  • Culture

    February 14, 2002

    Net Loss

    The government killed TV, and Hollywood's begging it to revive the corpse

  • Culture

    January 3, 2002

    Rescue 9/11

    This year, a handful of shows provided the healing power of laughter

  • Culture

    November 1, 2001

    Hell of a Long Day

    24 has been the most talked-about show of the season and for all the wrong reasons

  • Calendar

    September 13, 2001

    TV or Not TV

    At least there's less junk this year

  • Culture

    May 3, 2001

    Shoot Straight

    Chris Carter considers the futures of X-Files and Lone Gunmen

  • Culture

    December 28, 2000

    Blow Up the Box

    TV managed to suck and blow in 2000, but still, we watched...and watched

  • Culture

    September 7, 2000

    School's Out

    When Fox-TV canceled American High, the network hit a new low

  • Calendar

    July 13, 2000

    Opposite of good

    Fox tries to reheat a summer series

  • News

    May 25, 2000

    Large and in charge

    Dale Hansen, the 300-pound gorilla of local sports, wraps up 20 years of whip-smart TV

  • Culture

    April 27, 2000

    Geek love

    The men behind this season's best shows -- and biggest failures -- blame it all on Regis

  • News

    April 23, 1998

    Getting Madden

    A McKinney family sues Fox for sacking a young quarterback's dream

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