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WPIX Expands Weekday Morning News

Beginning Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, WPIX New York’s PIX11 Morning News will add a 9 a.m. hour to its weekday newscast, expanding the broadcast by an hour, from 4:30 to 10 am. PIX11 Morning News will also add two featured reporters, Marysol Castro and Ben Aaron. The PIX11 Morning News will continue to be anchored by Kala Rama and Craig Treadway (4:30-6 […]

Scripps Greenlights Lifestyle Talk Show

Television personality and country music artist Kellie Pickler and journalist Ben Aaron will host the still-untitled show created and executive produced by Grammy winner Faith Hill. It debuts on Sept. 18 in 20 of Scripps’ 24 television markets and will be available in national syndication.

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Scripps Pitching Kellie Pickler Talk Show

The station group is drumming up interest for hour-long strip Ben & Kellie, which would feature country artist Pickler and Ben Aaron, a feature reporter on NBC O&O WNBC New York.

NBCU’s ‘Crazy Talk’ Clearances Hit 80%

ThomasAaronStations from groups including  Fox O&Os, Sinclair, Hearst, Cox and others will air the new show from NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution this fall. The show will be co-hosted by WNBC New York contributor Ben Aaron and Bad Girls Club reality star Tanisha Thomas.