TV’s Horror Hosts: 70 Years Of Screams & Cheese

This Halloween, a new generation of hosts are keeping alive one of television’s oldest gimmicks: costumed goofballs presenting schlocky horror movies.

WAVE Opts For Local Over Syndication

So committed is Gray Television’s NBC affiliate WAVE Louisville, Ky., to local content that the station has no syndicated programming, a rarity among TV outlets. WAVE has long been devoted to its tireless local approach, and stepped it up when COVID became a major story earlier this year. Civil unrest, a giant story in Louisville due to Breonna Taylor living there before her death, followed.

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WUAB’s New Program Will Make Cleveland Viewers Scream

Susan G. Komen Orange County Teams Up With KABC On Fundraiser

Susan G. Komen Orange County, the second largest Komen affiliate in the country, is teaming up locally with ABC-owned KABC Los Angeles for a half-hour special Localish LA: Susan G. Komen Edition news presentation in honor of Breast Cancer Action Month and the virtual More Than Pink Walk. The special event will air Sunday, Oct. 18, at […]

Atlanta Falcons And WAGA Launch New Programming

The Atlanta Falcons and Fow-owned WAGA Atlanta (DMA 10) have scheduled programming leading into the 2020 Falcons season. The new slate will include three weekly shows and a season preview special all beginning Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. On Feb. 2, the Atlanta Falcons announced that WAGA would be the new home to Falcons football and […]

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Baltimore’s Morning Rock DJs Return To WBAL

WGN Adds More Local News And Programming

Beginning Saturday, Jan. 11, Nexstar’s WGN Chicago (DMA 3) expands its slate of news and adds local programming: The Saturday edition of WGN Weekend Morning News expands to three hours airing at 7-10 a.m. with anchors Sean Lewis and Tonya Francisco. WGN Weekend News at Ten premieres weekends at 10-10:30 p.m. with anchors Jackie Bange […]

KLAS New Year’s Eve Special Airing Across 14 Cities

Nexstar To Air New Year’s Eve Special From Dallas

Elizabeth Hart Getting Regular Slot On WKMG

WPVI’s Thanksgiving Parade, A 100-Year Philly Tradition

Scripps Ups Marcus Riley To Content Strategy Post

The station group moves him up from digital director and editorial director at WTMJ, Scripps’ NBC affiliate in Milwaukee, to work with newsroom leaders in nine of Scripps’ local TV markets to implement, evaluate, measure and refine the company’s local content strategy.

DMA 14: DETROIT

WDIV’s Beloved ‘Lottery Lady’ Dies At 79

DMA 16: MIAMI

WPLG Taps Alena Capra As ‘Soflo Home Project’ Host

Berkshire Hathaway-owned ABC affiliate WPLG Miami (DMA 16) has named design expert Alena Capra as of its weekly design show, SoFlo Home Project. Capra is the owner of Alena Capra Designs, an interior design firm based in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. She is a graduate of both the University of Miami and the Metropolitan Institute of […]

NBC Stations Set LX News For Gen Z, Millennials

Its new digital news brand and soon-to-launch over-the-air and streaming network is targeted to adults 18-45. LX stands for ‘Local X’ the ‘X’ signifying the “exponential abilities that LX has in telling our communities unique stories,” according to the company. LX offers opportunities for local and national advertising through its dedicated digital site and social channels, and through its over-the-air linear TV and streaming network.

DMA 2: LOS ANGELES

KVEA Names Armida Mier Co-Host Of ‘Acceso Total’

Telemundo-owned KVEA Los Angeles (DMA 2) today named Armida Mier co-host of the station’s weekday lifestyle and entertainment program Acceso Total. Beginning Sept. 19, Mier will join entertainment reporter Elva Saray to deliver the latest in music, culture and social trends to Spanish-speaking audiences across 33 U.S. markets. The half-hour program airs Monday to Friday at […]

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WGN’s ‘Sweetness’ Special Scores In Primetime

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WFLD Chicago To Debut ‘Later With Leon’

Fox-owned WFLD Chicago (DMA 3) will premiere Later with Leon, a comedic, news-centric latenight show, on Sept. 9. Leon Rogers, who co-hosts The WGCI Morning Show, will share his opinions on current events, both local to Chicago and nationwide, with WFLD reporter Tia Ewing, who will present the facts and details of the news and […]

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WJXT’s First Triple-Header Football Broadcast Was Hot

Sinclair Kicks Off 2019-20 High School Sports Season

Sinclair Broadcast Group is launching another season of high school sports coverage, starting with its High School football series Thursday Night Lights / Friday Night Rivals and following with High School Hoops basketball programming. “We are thrilled to launch another season showcasing the best of high school football and basketball across America,” said Stephen Mann, […]

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WBAL Putting Top-Rated Morning Radio Show On TV

MARKET SHARE | DMA 14: DETROIT

Two-Hour Classic Car Show Streaming On WXYZ

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WGN Chicago Pulls ‘Man Of The People’

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WTTW Ups Baer To Lead Program Production

MARKET SHARE | DMA 25: RALEIGH, NC

‘Black Country’ Doc Airing On WRAZ Tonight

DMA 19: CLEVELAND

Former Browns Great Josh Cribbs, Wife To Host WOIO Talk Show

MARKET SHARE | DMA 139: ROCKFORD, IL

Illinois Gov. Praises WTVO’s High School Quiz Show

MARKET SHARE | 3: CHICAGO

Hey Bozo, WGN’s Airing A 50-Year Old Kid’s Show

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WGN Special Unearths Original ‘Bozo’s Circus’ Bits

DMA 6: WASHINGTON

Washington’s Iconic ‘It’s Academic’ Searching For New Home

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NBC’s California O&Os Launch Lifestyle Show

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La.’s 1st TV Station, WDSU, Celebrates 70 Years

My first job at a TV station was as a writer/producer in promotions at WDSU. Then, in 1988, the station was located in the French Quarter. The historic building stretched an entire block from Royal to Chartres streets. The front entrance sat in a beautiful courtyard, said to be the most photographed in the city.

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KLAS New Year’s Eve Special Airs In 11 Cities

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WBTS Airing Boston’s New Year’s Eve Celebration

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Nexstar, KXAS Airing New Year’s Special In 21 Markets

Raycom Hopes Viewers Want More ‘Me Time’

Instead of looking at off-the-shelf syndicated programming, Raycom Media decided to tailor its own, a half-hour talk show featuring two comediennes. Me Time with Frangela features the team of Frances Callier and Angela V. Shelton, who have been friends for more than 20 years. Ken Reiner, Raycom’s programming VP, sees the show as an opportunity “to really look at something that’s new, unique, fun and dynamic.”

MARKET SHARE | DMA 138: ROCKFORD, IL

WTVO High School Quiz Show Goes Illinois-Wide

DMA 53: BUFFALO, NY

WGRZ Hopes Welshofer Boosts ‘Daybreak,’ Website

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Hands On Buzzers, Quiz Show Comes To KASW

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WTTW Hopes ‘Dishalicious’ Is Recipe For Success