‘Millionaire,’ ‘Right This Minute’ Renewed

The game show and the viral video showcase are greenlit by the ABC Owned Television Stations for the 2018-19 season.


WSB Swaps ‘The Doctors’ And ‘Right This Minute’


WSB Adds ‘Right This Minute’ To Daytime In Fall

Cox Media Group’s ABC affiliate WSB Atlanta (DMA 10) is moving the syndicated viral video show Right This Minute to its daytime lineup beginning this fall. Right This Minute joins WSB’s daytime syndication and network lineup that includes Live with Kelly, The View, The Chew and General Hospital. “Channel 2 remains one of the top […]

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Scripps Pushes Declaration Of Independence

The station group’s executives spell out how they are bucking the syndication system with their five-year-old strategy to develop home-grown programming like The List and Right This Minute. “Many in the industry thought we were nuts … and five years later, all of our peers are starting their own programming divisions based on the success that we’re having,” said Brian Lawlor, Scripps SVP, broadcast.

‘Right This Minute’ Gets Fourth Season

Disney/ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution takes over distribution from MGM and clears the viral videos show on the ABC Owned Television Stations Group. The combination of ABC O&Os and Right This Minute partner stations creates a clearance footprint of 60% of the U.S. and Includes 18 of the top 20 markets for 2016-17.

‘Right This Minute’ Loses A Co-Host

The syndicated Right This Minute is heading into its fifth season this fall without original co-host Beth Troutman. She’s leaving the viral video show to host the evening news and late night news on Tegna’s NBC affiliate WCNC Charlotte, N.C., according to Phil Alvidrez, executive in charge of production at MagicDust Television, which produces the […]

Sony To Head Sales For ‘Right This Minute’

Deal includes all barter, integration and advertising sales for the MGM-distributed syndicated viral video program beginning Feb. 2.

‘Right This Minute’ Ups Clearances To 91%

MGM Television’s syndicated Web video show adds Fox stations in 10 major markets and also introduces new host Oli Pettigrew for the 2014-15 season.

‘Right This Minute’ Gets Fox Stations Pickup

The MGM syndicated video clip strip’s Monday-Friday clearance is now 65%, which will increase to 85% this fall with the Fox deal.

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Time Looks Right For ‘Right This Minute’

Phil Alvidrez, executive in charge of production for the syndicated Right This Minute, sees the growing success of his social media-themed show — produced with station group partners — as the start of a new genre.

‘Right This Minute’ Off To Solid Start

The syndicated video clip show Right This Minute from station groups Cox Media, Raycom and Scripps is posting solid ratings its first season in national broadcast syndication. The show averaged a 1.0 household rating the week of Nov. 11, just shy of higher profile shows like Sony Pictures Television’s Queen Latifah, which averaged a 1.1 […]

‘Right This Minute’ Clearances Hit 85%

MGM’s syndicated video clip show will launch its third season in all of the top 30 DMAs beginning Sept. 16.

‘Right This Minute’ – Let Them Eat Cake

Right This Minute, the Monday-Friday video clip show that station groups Cox Media, Raycom and Scripps created in partnership with MagicDust Television, celebrated its 1,000th episode last Friday. The show is distributed by MGM Television and will begin its third season this fall. It will add a new weekend best-of episode on stations including NBC-owned WNBC New York and ABC O&O KABC Los Angeles. The show tapes in Phoenix and is co-hosted by (l-r) Gayle Bass, Nick Calderone, Beth Troutman, Christian Vera and Steven Fabian.

‘Right This Minute’ Adds 8 Gannett Stations

The syndicated video clip show from MGM will now be seen in Washington, Minneapolis, Sacramento, St. Louis, Grand Rapids, Greensboro and Portland and Bangor, both Maine.

‘Right This Minute’ Adds Stations, New Set

The syndicated video-clip show starts its second season with seven new stations, pushing its clearance total to just over 25%.


‘Right This Minute’ Hopes Its Time Has Come

E.W. Scripps, Cox Media Group and Raycom Media are betting other stations will want to air its syndicated video clip show, in which five TV news vets riff and report on whatever the producers can find of interest on the Web and elsewhere. The mix of news and entertainment is produced as two back-to-back half-hours, giving stations the option of splitting up the episodes into different time slots or buying the show as a single half-hour.