When these hosts will be able to grace their own stages is obviously unknown, but once the writers strike, at least, is over, with talks between the WGA and AMPTP taking place later today, expect them to be back up and running relatively quickly.
Greta Thunberg, Dr. Jane Goodall and Bill Gates appeared as guests across late night on Wednesday to discuss the issues of climate change. As Gates shared, “We have a lot to do here on Earth.”
With the Detroit Free Press publishing the No. 1 local news site in the city, news-producing affiliates WDIV (NBC), WXYZ (ABC) and WJBK (Fox) are investing heavily in their digital platforms to secure core audiences while drawing newcomers. “We are trying to be the No. 1 sites, and we are trying to figure out what the secret sauce is to do that,” says Catherine Badalamente, VP of digital media for Graham Media, which owns WDIV. “That is 100% of my goal.”
NBC, home to Meyers in his long stint on “Saturday Night Live” and his new latenight talk show, announced late Thursday that he’ll host the 66th edition of the Emmys set to air on the network Aug. 25.
With the city on the rebound, Detroit’s news-producing affiliates WDIV (NBC), WXYZ (ABC) and WJBK (Fox) are investing heavily in their digital platforms to secure core audiences while drawing the newcomers (artists, techies and the like) lured by the chance to build from the ground up. “We are trying to reinvent ourselves along with them,” says Catherine Badalamente, VP of digital media for Graham Media, which owns NBC affiliate WDIV.