Bahakel Communications’ Bahakel Entertainment will offer Love Is On the Air, over the air and streaming on its stations across the Southeast. The one-hour special is hosted by celebrities Jeff Sutphen and Charity Bailey, and the company says it will feature “all kinds of twists, turns and surprises — from a jaw-dropping-can’t-believe-that-just-happened marriage proposal, to […]
Facing 2023’s major headwinds, TV stations need to confront their oversupply problem — and the need for new goods and services — or face dire consequences.
Gray Television’s NBC affiliate WILX Lansing, Mich., is re-launching its lifestyle show, Studio 10. The show that features local food, health, parenting and financial tips, entertainment, local stories and more returns Monday, Jan. 16 at 3-4 p.m. weekdays. Studio 10 launched on WILX in the fall of 2020 and took a brief hiatus in the […]
Viewers will be treated to the midnight ball-drop in New York City, and spectacular firework shows from Dallas’ Reunion Tower and from Denver’s downtown area, as well as a 10-minute fireworks show launched from the rooftops of eight Las Vegas Strip hotels.
NBC O&O KXAS Dallas and Nexstar Media, today announced the broadcast details for Lone Star NYE: Countdown to 2023, a New Year’s Eve program airing Dec. 31, 2022 from 11:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. CT, hosted by KXAS’s Katy Blakey and KARK Little Rock, Ark.’s D.J. Williams from Reunion Tower’s Geo Deck. KXAS is the […]
Fox O&O WTTG Washington will increase its original programming offerings with DMV Zone, when the live, hour-long show debuts on Monday, Oct. 24, and will air weekdays at 3 p.m., following Judge Judy. With this addition, the station will produce 88.5 hours of original programming per week Vice President and News Director Paul McGonagle said: […]
Beginning next week, Tegna NBC affiliate KGW Portland, Ore., is launching a new lifestyle show called Hello, Rose City! Hosted by Lacey Evans and created by Executive Producer Ellen Boynton, Hello, Rose City! debutes Monday, Sept. 26, and will air live from the Rose Studio at KGW, Monday through Thursday at 11 a.m., with best-of […]
Afternoon Focus debuts on several E.W. Scripps stations today. The show offers stories of home and inspiration from around the country, celebrating “people making a positive impact in their communities,” Scripps says. “There will be stories of hope, resilience and innovation.”
WPLG, Berkshire Hathaway’s ABC affiliate in Miami-Fort Lauderdale is set to premiere a new show, SoFlo H2O, a completely locally-produced, outdoor lifestyle and entertainment show showcasing South Florida’s unique connection to the water that surrounds the area.
Live and local content are front and center of many strategic OTT decisions being made by media companies today, and new technologies are enabling their delivery at scale.
WXIN Indianapolis launched an hour-long lifestyle show in September. In October, it was the No. 1-rated program in its time slot. Good planning, a winning news lead-in, great talent and solid marketing have made Indy Now a winner with local advertisers and viewers while reflecting Nexstar’s corporate vision.
TVNewsCheck‘s Michael Depp talks with Lyle Schulze, VP and GM of Gray’s WIS Columbia, S.C., about how the station is taking back its programming inventory amid a dearth of syndication options, along with how the “Great Resignation” is playing out at the station level.
Jillian Deam and Ryan Ahlwardt will host the hour-long Indy Now, a lifestyle entertainment show, that debuts Monday morning, Sept. 13.
This Halloween, a new generation of hosts are keeping alive one of television’s oldest gimmicks: costumed goofballs presenting schlocky horror movies.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]