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Your one-stop shop for all the details on this Saturday's North Texas Legends awards

The seventh annual Press Club of Dallas-sponsored North Texas Legends awards is ready to roll on Saturday, June 3rd at the Sixth Floor Museum in downtown Dallas. All the details -- and a complete list of supporting sponsors -- are on our Dallas-Fort Worth TV page.

Also, former WFAA/KXAS reporter Scott Pelley found himself walking the plank Wednesday -- even if it’s to a full- rather than part-time position with 60 Minutes. We take a closer look on the Network News & Reviews page.
Ed Bark

Your one-stop shop for DFW's May newscast ratings "sweeps" results

The May “sweeps” ratings are over and out. And as always, unclebarky.com breaks them down. All the ups, downs and numbers are on our Dallas-Fort Worth TV page.
Ed Bark

ABC floors it again with its own Dirty Dancing movie

Network TV’s Lord of the Dance, ABC, goes ball rooming again tonight with its “re-imagined,” three-hour Dirty Dancing. Our review is here.
Ed Bark

NBC5 takes a road less traveled in Big Buses, Bigger Problems

NBC5 lead investigative reporter Scott Friedman and his team have been assigned full-time for the past six months on an evolving series titled Big Buses, Bigger Problems. They get an extended half-hour showcase on Wednesday, May 24th, when the station will preempt a 6:30 p.m. edition of the syndicated Extra. A closer look is on our Dallas-Fort Worth TV page.

Plus, in case you missed it, our review of the first four episodes of Showtime’s Twin Peaks reincarnation is on the Network News & Reviews page.
Ed Bark

Pay for play taints TEGNA8's series on Dallas County voter fraud

The Dallas Morning News weighed in Friday with a front page story that challenged the methods and the source involved in TEGNA8’s ongoing expose of alleged election fraud in Dallas County. Unclebarky.com adds some thoughts and more information on the Dallas-Fort Worth TV page.
Ed Bark

CBS steps up with six new fall series

A set-in-East Texas Big Bang Theory prequel, titled Young Sheldon, looks like the most surefire hit among the six new fall series announced by CBS Wednesday. Complete details on all sorts of things are on our Network News & Reviews page.
Ed Bark

ABC announces new season -- and then keeps making new announcements

ABC has a big boatload of new season plans, and dribbled out some of the bigger ones Tuesday after first releasing what was thought to be everything.

But the network’s 18-page menu made no mention of several big items, all of them now bold-faced in our updated piece on the Network News & Reviews page.

Also, ABC’s Downward Dog premieres on Wednesday, April 17th. And my surname notwithstanding, I really like it. Our review is here.
Ed Bark

NBC/Fox announce new season menus

NBC and Fox each added just three new series to their fall menus in times when “stability” is increasingly prized -- even if some returnees remain seriously ratings-challenged.

Everything you’ll likely want to know about NBC’s new plans is on our Network News & Reviews page.

Fox is on the same page, although some intriguing talk about American Idol negotiations overshadowed the network’s other news.

Plus, CBS11 adds a new reporter while former TEGNA8 anchor Debbie Denmon goes East to pitch products. Details are on the Dallas-Fort Worth TV page.
Ed Bark

Reviewing I Love Dick can be, ahem, hard on one's verbiage

Amazon Prime begins streaming the full eight-episode first season of I Love Dick on Friday, May 12th. We gingerly review it on the Network News & Reviews page.
Ed Bark