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Wide World of TV: This Week’s MediaPost Blogs

August 19, 2016
From Dindin the Olympic penguin to John McLaughlin -- what a week in TV. Read all five of my MediaPost TV blogs from the past week, below.

From Dindin the Olympic penguin to John McLaughlin — what a week in TV. Read all five of my MediaPost TV blogs from the past week, below.

By ADAM BUCKMAN

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2016 — This week’s MediaPost TV blogs were truly representative of the wide world of TV — stretching from Rio de Janeiro (the Olympics) to the U.K. (“Inspector Lewis”) and back to the USA (Comedy Central’s late-night woes, new research about prime-time TV, and John McLaughlin, who died this week at age 89).

Read all five of my MediaPost TV blogs from the past week with these links:

Monday, Aug. 15: NBC’s Olympic Ratings: Down Or Just Moved To Other Platforms?

Tuesday, Aug. 16: ‘Inspector Lewis’ Finale Raises Question About British TV ‘Golden Age’

Wednesday, Aug. 17: Tough Acts To Follow: Comedy Central Struggles Without Stewart, Colbert

Thursday, Aug. 18: Innovative Magid Research Finds Most-Valued And Least-Valued TV Shows

Friday, Aug. 19: A John McLaughlin Memory That’s So Old, It’s On VHS

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GOP Debate, Stewart’s Farewell Dominated Week

August 7, 2015
Donald Trump and Jon Stewart were the dominant personalities on TV this week. Read what I wrote about Trump, the GOP debate, Stewart and "The Daily Show" below. Plus: Craig Robinson's new NBC sitcom, "Mr. Robinson."

Donald Trump and Jon Stewart were the dominant personalities on TV this week. Read what I wrote about Trump, the GOP debate, Stewart and “The Daily Show” below. Plus: Craig Robinson’s new NBC sitcom, “Mr. Robinson.”

NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2015 — A summer week in TV that would normally be sleepy was enlivened by a single night — Thursday — when 10 Republican presidential candidates faced off in a prime-time debate on Fox News Channel and Jon Stewart signed off as host of “The Daily Show” on Comedy Central after nearly 16 years. Oh, and NBC premiered a dreary sitcom on Wednesday. Read all about this show, the GOP debate and Stewart’s farewell, with these links:

Monday: Aug. 3: NBC Sitcom ‘Mr. Robinson’ Proves August Is Still TV’s Deadest Month

Tuesday, Aug. 4: Thursday Night Irony: Stewart Says Farewell As GOP Holds First Debate

Wednesday, Aug. 5: The Feuds! The Firings! Trump’s History Of Hilarity On TV

Thursday, Aug. 6: Stewart Faithful Prepare To Say Good-Bye To Their Ranting Hero

Friday, Aug. 7: GOP Debate Was Great TV; Stewart’s Farewell Was A Yawner

— Adam Buckman

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Read the Nation’s Best TV Blog: July 27-31

July 31, 2015
From Showtime's "Happyish" to Morton Downey Jr.: Presenting this week's TV blogs -- links below.

From Showtime’s “Happyish” to Morton Downey Jr.: Presenting this week’s TV blogs — links below.

NEW YORK, July 31, 2015 — This week’s output of TV blogs ran the gamut from the demise of Showtime’s “Happyish” to the revival of Morton Downey Jr. via a documentary coming to CNN next month.  In between, this week’s topics included Brian Williams and Jon Stewart, the Cosby mess, two new “handsome guy” sitcoms on Fox, and “The Carbonaro Effect” on TruTV.  Read all six with these links:

Monday, July 27: Loathsome Characters, Not Ad Biz Subject Matter, Doomed ‘Happyish’

Tuesday, July 28: ‘Newsmen’ Williams, Stewart Poised To Make Headlines In August

Wednesday, July 29: The Cosby Saga: No Requiem For This Heavyweight

Thursday, July 30: Fall Preview: Fox Tuesday Slate Is Good-Looking And Looking Good

Friday, July 31: ‘The Carbonaro Effect’: Nice Guy Finishes First

… All this and Morton Downey Jr. too — read this, only on TVHowl.com: Complicated man: Remembering Morton Downey

— Adam Buckman

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