Comcast’s Chicago Tribune Live badly needs revamping


There’s nothing like utilizing a media platform owned by the Chicago Tribune company to constructively criticize another one. Chicago Tribune Live, a show airing on Comcast Sports Net Chicago, is in dire need of formatting overhaul.

Basically, it’s all middle-aged white male panel is like an inferior stock portfolio- no diversification. Between the host, usual special guests and regular panel, the show has a very narrow demographic. It’s one step from baseball and golf, where the main sponsors are boner pills- and for good obvious reasons.

CTL could be so much more, and they could start by having more gender, racial and age equality among their guests. Right now, the show needs more appeal to women, minorities and the youth.

But there’s another level to CTL’s narrow rigidity which is even more of a turn off.

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