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"We Are WFAA" promo booms out the station's dedication to duty as home of "Resolve Steelers, Up Shakers," etc.

Dallas-based TEGNA8’s new, distinctly different “We Are WFAA” campaign is a hard-sell mashup with a heavily “urban”-centric downbeat. We try to make sense of it -- while also showing it to you -- on our Dallas-Fort Worth TV page.
Ed Bark

It's ready, set go with four new Monday night series to kick off the season

CBS offers a pair of new comedies, ABC has prime-time’s latest medical series and NBC marches into battle with the first of the fall season’s military dramas. We’ve got ‘em all covered.

For the review of CBS’ Young Sheldon, go here.

The review of CBS’ Me, Myself & I can be found here.

Our take on ABC’s The Good Doctor is right here.

And click here for a critique of NBC’s The Brave
Ed Bark

Trump a punching bag at 69th annual prime-time Emmys

The awards themselves ended up seeming somewhat beside the point Sunday night, as host Stephen Colbert, presenters and recipients took repeated shots at President Trump. Our detailed account is on the Network News & Reviews page.

Also, the weekend D-FW Nielsen ratings snapshot has the numbers for the Emmys, Sunday’s weather-delayed Dallas Cowboys-Denver Broncos game and much more.
Ed Bark

Reporter/anchor Marcus Moore leaving TEGNA 8; reviewing Ken Burns' monumental The Vietnam War

Reporter/anchor Marcus Moore will be leaving Dallas-based TEGNA8 at the end of September after a nearly six-year stint. He can’t yet confirm where he’s going next, but it won’t be far, unclebarky.com has learned. All the details, including Moore’s praise for TEGNA8, are on our Dallas-Fort Worth TV page.

Plus, Ken Burns’ 18-hour The Vietnam War premieres Sunday, Sept. 17th on PBS. A full review, plus a personal postscript, are on the Network News & Reviews page.
Ed Bark

Sunday night trifecta: reviewing The Orville, The Deuce and Top of the Lake: China Girl

They’re all airing in part or entirely opposite Sunday’s prime-time Dallas Cowboys-New York Giants season opener on NBC.

But there many other ways, if you choose, to later watch Fox’s The Orville, HBO’s The Deuce and/or Sundance TV’s Top of the Lake: China Girl.

The latter two get high praise here. You’re encouraged to read all about all three on the Network News & Reviews page.

Our review of The Orville is here.

Look for our take on The Deuce here.

And we have much more on Top of the Lake: China Girl right here.

Plus, the Kansas City Chiefs’ big upset of the New England Patriots fueled the D-FW ratings for Thursdays NFL regular season kickoff on NBC. All the details are on the Dallas-Fort Worth TV page.
Ed Bark