NBA Talking About Resuming Season In Orlando

The National Basketball Association is having what it terms “exploratory conversations” with the Walt Disney Co. about resuming its postponed season. The league issued a statement Saturday on its Twitter account. If the talks bear fruit, the season would resume in late July at Disney’s ESPN complex in Orlando, Fla., as a “single site for an NBA campus for games, practices, and housing,” the statement said.

DMA 18

Top 20 Market Social Media Report: Orlando

DMA 18

Top 20 Market Social Media Report: Orlando

TVN SOCIAL SCORECARD: DMA 18

WFTV Leads Among Locals In Orlando Social

Cox Media Group’s WFTV has a comfortable lead among local media outlets on social according to Shareablee data, while Fox O&O WOFL pulls ahead in overall fans/followers. WFTV’s news director says the market’s penchant for viral stories — plus an embrace of Facebook Live — is helping buoy its social efforts.

DMA 18

Orlando Sweep: WFTV Fit And Flourishing

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Stations To Test Enhanced Content And Ads

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Orlando: Strong Start To A Big Year

Sluggish ad spending is typical in most markets during first quarter, but that’s not the case in Orlando, where both TV and radio are seeing spending gains from a number of categories. TV spending was up 10%-15% in January, and it’s expected to be up at least 10% for the remainder of the quarter.

DMA 19

Reporter Eric Rasmussen Is Leaving WFTV

DMA 19

WESH’s Jim Payne Wins Jefferson Award

The Florida & United Safety Council announced that it is awarding WESH Orlando, Fla., anchor Jim Payne its Jefferson Award for community service during its 58th Annual Safety Awards Banquet on Jan. 28. The Safety Council says Payne is receiving the award for his “unselfish contributions of time and talents towards not just the council’s […]

DMA 19

Anchor Jamie Holmes Returns To WFTV

DMA 19

WESH Van Gets Stuck Under Interstate Overpass

DMA 19

Gaard Swanson Joining WKMG As Anchor

DMA 19

Amy Kaufeldt Returning To WOFL Orlando

DMA 11 & 19

WDIV, WKMG Go Mobile With Harris

The Post-Newsweek stations in Detroit and Orlando choose Harris’ MPH ATSC mobile DTV system.

DMA 19

WKMG Shift Evening News Schedule

DMA 19

Orlando Sweeps: WFTV Ties WESH At 6 A.M.

DMA 19

WFTV Offers Cash To Counter WESH In A.M. News