WLW's Cunningham To Shoot TV Pilots For Tribune
May 5, 2010 at 10:46 AM (PT)
The radio connection to TRIBUNE CO. continues with the news that five test episodes of a television pilot starring CLEAR CHANNEL Talk WLW-A/CINCINNATI talker and PREMIERE RADIO NETWORKS weekend host BILL CUNNINGHAM will be shot JUNE 12th and 13th at WGN-TV/CHICAGO.
The show, which is being described as in the SPRINGER/MAURY mode rather than political, is being produced by former "JERRY SPRINGER" show Exec. Producer RICHARD DOMINICK for TRIBUNE BROADCASTING, with TRIBUNE's SEAN COMPTON, who worked with CUNNINGHAM at CLEAR CHANNEL, as creator. TRIBUNE's station group will pick up the show in JANUARY if the show, "WILLIE," gets the green light, with syndication to follow in FALL 2011.