Bahakel Entertainment To Offer Valentine’s Special

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 […]

KCPQ Seattle, Seattle Kraken Work Out Partnership


Local Television’s Pivotal Year

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.

‘Studio 10’ Returning To Afternoons On WILX Lansing

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 […]


KLAS New Year’s Eve Special Airing On 14 Nexstar Stations

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.

KXAS Dallas and Nexstar to Broadcast Annual New Year’s Eve Television Special, ‘Lone Star NYE: Countdown To 2023’

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 […]


WLAE New Orleans Airing Documentary About A Black Neighborhood Leveled In The 1960s

WTTG Washington Expands Programming With “DMV Zone”

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: […]

After 61 Years On WRC, ‘It’s Academic’ Is Moving To WETA

Fox’s KRIV To Debut ‘Provocative’ New Show Called ‘The Nightcap’

KRIV Houston Debuts ‘The Nightcap’ On Oct. 10

KGW Portland To Premiere Community-Focused Lifestyle Show

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’ Premieres On Scripps Stations

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 Launches New Outdoor Lifestyle Show, ‘SoFlo H2O’

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.

WAGA Atlanta Debuts ‘Portia’ Lifestyle Show In Fall


Live, Local Content Is Crucial Element For OTT

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.


WLAE’s Latest Documentary Continues Its Storytelling Of New Orleans Culture

Gray To Boost Original Content On WPCH Atlanta


WDTN’s Daily Lifestyle Show Celebrates 10th Anniversary

WNCN Raleigh Upgrades Local Lifestyle Show To An Hour


WGN’s New Lifestyle Show A Ratings Winner


WXIN’s ‘Indy Now’ A Blueprint For Successful Local Programming

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.

Talking TV: Local Programming Fills A Syndie Gap

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.


WLS Celebrates Return Of Chicago Theater And Performing Arts

New Local Talk Shows Set To Debut On Chicago’s WGN, WLS

San Antonio Legends Back In The Game With KCWX’s Live High School Football Show


KOAT Albuquerque Gets Fired Up Over Zozobra Celebration

Popular Dining Series ‘Check, Please!’ Ends 20-Year Run On WTTW Chicago


WXIN Indianapolis Adding Weekday Morning Lifestyle Show

Jillian Deam and Ryan Ahlwardt will host the hour-long Indy Now, a lifestyle entertainment show, that debuts Monday morning, Sept. 13.

Longtime DC Quiz Show Put To The Test: ‘It’s Academic’ Needs A New Sponsor

Weigel Broadcasting Pulls The Plug On ‘The Jam’

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.


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 […]


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