TVNEWSCHECK FOCUS ON PROGRAMMING

Broadcast Television’s Screens Are Alive

With the help of Twitter and other social media, live TV is experiencing
a renaissance — in both local broadcasting and at the networks. This story originally appeared earlier this month in the Spring 2014 edition of TVNewsCheck‘s Executive Outlook, a quarterly print publication devoted to the future of broadcasting.

Scripps Sees Bright Future In Live Plus Local

E.W. Scripps’ new, live 4 p.m. TV show debuting this fall on eight of its stations is ambitious even for the station group that in 2012 replaced CBS Television Distribution’s top-rated Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy with its own newsmagazine The List and its MGM-distributed game show Let’s Ask America. The still-untitled show will air […]

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Crafting The Rebirth Of NBC’s TV Stations

Valari Staab, the president of the NBC Owned Television Stations, took over management of the 10 stations a few years back. Her bosses also gave her the charge of improving the group and money to do so. She talks about how her investment in investigative reporters, helicopters, additional newscasts, new facilities and other resources has paid off. This story originally appeared earlier this month in the Spring 2014 edition of TVNewsCheck’s Executive Outlook, a quarterly print publication devoted to the future of broadcasting.