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T.V. Shows, Cancelled and Renewed

It’s that time of year when T.V. shows are either ending or are getting cancelled and others are on the bubble which means they could make through to another season or could get the ax this year. Here are some that have gotten the ax:

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First Color T.V. in March, 1954

It was March of 1954 when RCA introduced the first color television set. It was the RCA CT-100, which today is a collector's item to end all collector's items because only two to three dozen working CT-100’s can be found in the world today. Westinghouse did introduce a color T.V. a little sooner, but the RCA CT-100 is considered the ‘real’ first.

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‘Tanks’Giving Made WABI-TV Last Night

When I knew that 'Tanks'giving was coming up, I wanted to make sure the entire state of Maine was able to know about it. Our station reaches 160,000 in our listening area and everyone has been spreading the word around and tuning in to see how our food drive is going.

Well, I decided to make a few more phone calls.

And the good people at WABI-TV Channel 5 were able to answer my call!

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Caroline Cutbirth and Jennifer Wayne
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Stealing Angels’ Caroline Cutbirth and Jennifer Wayne Join ‘The Amazing Race’

Country fans will likely recognize a few faces on the upcoming season of 'The Amazing Race.' Former Stealing Angels bandmates Caroline Cutbirth and Jennifer Wayne have joined the cast of the popular reality show, which is celebrating an impressive 22 seasons on the air.

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Say Goodbye to Loud TV Commercials

Have you ever noticed that when a TV show goes into a commercial the volume on your set goes up?

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Andy Capwell’s Choice for Television Show of the Year

As 2012 comes to a close, you'll read 'best and worst of' lists. I want to keep this upbeat and only focus on the good. I am a television junkie and I like my share of what I call 'fast-food' television. Shows that are entertaining but really don't have much substance to them. However, I wanted to take this time to select my television show of the year.

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‘Seinfeld’ Voted Top Sitcom in a Recent Poll

Since the golden age of television, there have been milestone comedy shows. In the 1950's we watched I Love Lucy and The Honeymooners. In the 1960's we saw great comedies like 'The Beverly Hillbillies' and the 'Dick Van Dyke Show.' In the 1970's there was 'All In The Family' and the 'Mary Tyler Moore Show.' The 1980's saw 'The Cosby Show' and 'Cheers.'

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Augusta,ME To Be Featured This Weekend On C-SPAN

 

Augusta,Maine will be featured this weekend on Book TV on C-SPAN2 and American History TV on C-SPAN3. C-SPAN producers were in the city in September to record the programs. Augusta was chosen to part of C-SPAN's tour that highlights the historical and literary aspects of mid-sized cities across the country.

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Andy’s Favorite Television Shows

Fall is a great time of year,  football season is starting,  apple season is here,  the crisp cool nights, the fall foliage and the new television season!

With the new television season upon us, it got me thinking of coming up with a list of my all-time top ten favorite television shows.

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