National Football League fans were left in the dark for about a half-hour on Sunday, as what were described as technical issues at CBS took the game off the air. The outage happened around 3 p.m. ET and affected viewers using Verizon FioS, DirecTV, Altice/Optimum, Xfinity and Spectrum in New York, New Jersey and Long Island.
Getting return video to talent in the field, particularly those working from at-home studios, has been one of remote production’s biggest challenges. Japan’s Techno Mathematical Co. (TMC) is using low-latency encoding and decoding technology that has become indispensable for the likes of NBC and CBS stations. Above, By using a TMC encoder, WCBS New York is able to keep the end-to-end delay low enough to allow meteorologist Lonnie Quinn to present the weather map remotely from his home Weather Barn.
With the CBS Broadcast Center in New York City essentially out of commission while it’s cleaned, the network’s flagship affiliate WCBS originated its newscasts from KCBS Los Angeles March 12 and 13.
Mark G. Peters today was been named Urban Affairs Expert at CBS-owned WCBS and WLNY (independent) in New York. Peters joins the stations after serving as the commissioner of the New York City Department of Investigation from 2014 to 2018. While in this role, Peters supervised the 700-person law enforcement agency responsible for investigating corruption, […]
Rich Paleski joins CBS-owned WCBS-WLNY New York from the company’s KYW-WPSG Philadelphia where he’s being succeeded by Marc Musgrove. Both have the title of director of broadcast operations and engineering.
Considering Time Warner Cable serves a large chunk of New York City, it stands to reason the WCBS blackout would hurt the station’s efforts to attract ad dollars in the heavily contested Big Apple mayor’s race. And indeed, that appears to be the case with only one candidate having booked time covering any period during the darkness that started Aug. 2.
WCBS New York, which is also working with Syncbak to stream its live signal, is also deploying a mobile DTV signal under the Dyle mobile TV environment.
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City TV anchorman issued a death threat against his wife as he was being arrested on charges of attacking her at their Connecticut home, according to a court document released Tuesday. New York City police, meanwhile, disclosed that they were called 11 times to the couple’s home when […]
DARIEN, Conn. (AP) — A New York television news anchor fought with his wife and then choked her at their home and threatened her even after he was arrested, police said. Officers received a call early Sunday morning from WCBS-TV anchor Rob Morrison’s mother-in-law about what was going on at the couple’s home in Darien, […]
In the nation’s No. 1 market, local broadcasters are experimenting with mobile and streaming content in an effort to keep up with their newspaper competition — including giants The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, which have the advantage of drawing traffic from a global audience. Part one of a special three-part Digital DMA examining the complexity of the New York media market. Next week: newspapers.
Long Island-based WLNY’s final 11 p.m. newscast under the current ownership will air on March 29. A regularly scheduled newscast won’t return until mid-June, a couple of months after the outlet is officially acquired by CBS-owned WCBS New York.
The former local sales manager of WPIX New York moves to the CBS O&O.
The CBS O&O says its 244,000 average viewers to the city’s New York Giants parade between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. yesterday was tops in the market.