PBS Boasts Slate Of New Shows Unaffected By Strikes, Which It Hopes Will Draw Viewers In

With commercial networks largely bereft of fresh material beyond reality shows, sports and game shows, PBS has a fall schedule of new programming, including a heavy dose of nonfiction, led by Ken Burns’ look at The American Buffalo.


Dow Falls 289, Nasdaq Slides 218, S&P Loses 55

The market posted some gains earlier this week following several healthy indicators on the economy. Wall Street has been watching economic updates ahead of the Federal Reserve’s interest rate policy meeting next week. The central bank is expected to hold interest rates steady after spending much of the last two years pushing rates higher in its bid to tame inflation.

Allen Media’s Local Now Adds 18 CBS FAST Channels

Now available on the streaming service are local and national channels from CBS News and Stations, CBS Sports Golazo Network and CBS Media Ventures’ ‘Inside Edition’ and Dabl network.


IBC: LiveU Shortens IP Workflows With New SMPTE ST 2110 Receiver

As the broadcast industry transitions towards end-to-end IP workflows, LiveU has leveraged its IP-video experience to today release a single 4K/Quad HD video receiver for ST 2110 broadcast facilities. With […]

‘That ’70s Show’ Co-Stars Wrote Letters In Support Of Masterson Ahead Of Rape Sentencing

Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis were two of more than 50 people who wrote to the judge in the Danny Masterson sexual assault trial in support of the now-convicted actor, Good Morning America reports.

Tegna Names Carrie Hofmann GM Of WLTX In South Carolina

Carrie Hofmann has been named president and general manager of Tegna’s CBS affiliate in Columbia, S.C., WLTX, effective October 2. Hofmann has been news director at Tegna’s NBC affiliate in Charlotte, N.C., WCNC, since since 2020. (Image of Hofmann: Business Wire)

FCC Chair Rosenworcel Issues Statement On Gomez Confirmation

Federal Communications Commission Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel issued the following statement on the U.S. Senate confirmation of Anna Gomez to serve a five-year term as an FCC commissioner: “Congratulations to Anna […]

Danny Masterson Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison After Rape Convictions

Danny Masterson was sentenced this morning to 30 years to life in prison for multiple rapes. As the one-time That 70’s Show actor was for both of his trials on the criminal charges, Masterson was present in court today for the sentencing from Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Charlaine Olmedo. Permitted to address the court, Masterson chose not to speak Thursday — though he did confer with defense lawyer Phillip Cohen just before sentencing began.

Exposé Reveals Toxic Workplace At ‘Tonight Show’

Chyron Names Alain Polgar SVP Of Sales For EMEA, APAC Regions

Chyron announced the appointment of Alain Polgar as the company’s senior vice president of sales for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) and Asia-Pacific (APAC) regions. “With decades of […]

APTS Promotes Veteran Staff Members

America’s Public Television Stations announced the promotions of several veteran staff members. Kenneth Blunt has been promoted to senior director of information technology and media production. Mr. Blunt joined APTS […]

Tegna Appoints Carrie Hofmann President, GM Of WLTX In Columbia, S.C.

Tegna today announced that Carrie Hofmann has been named president and general manager of WLTX, the group’s CBS affiliate in Columbia, S.C., effective October 2. Hofmann will be responsible for […]

VP, News Director Susan Schiller Exits KRIV Houston

NBC News Now Appoints Sean Reis EP Of Morning News Now

Susan Patrick Pleads Guilty To Tax Evasion, Resigns From Patrick Communications

NY1 Anchor Ruschell Boone Dead At 48 After Cancer Battle

Meteorologist Lena Arango Leaving KRIV Houston

Dave Froehlich Leaves KHOU In Houston

Award-Winning CBS New York Medical Reporter Dr. Max Gomez Dies At 72

Meet Mark Thompson: The Big-Brained Brit With A Unique Set Of Skills To Save CNN

“I like big challenges, that should be fairly apparent. That might come in the shape of another big executive job,” Thompson once said. “I’m interested in the puzzle of how you help organizations confront the present and the future.”

Tom Shelburne, NEP Founder, Dies At 81

CNN Anchor Fredricka Whitfield Named 2023 Women’s Media Award Honoree

Puerto Rico Reporter Witnesses Double Murder While Reporting Story

Station Staffers Getting Back To Normal As Idalia Heads To Sea

Nancy Buirski Dies: ‘Loving’ Producer Also Directed ‘Midnight Cowboy’ Doc, Founded Documentary Film Festival

Richard Glosser Named Managing Director Of Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips

Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips, the global investment bank specializing in media, marketing, and technology, announced the appointment of Richard Glosser as Managing Director. “With a distinguished career in senior leadership roles in […]

‘Access Hollywood’ EP Maureen Fitzpatrick Exits After Four Years

Access Hollywood executive producer Maureen Fitzpatrick will be leaving the show after four years, according to sources. Fitzpatrick began helming the NBC entertainment newsmagazine franchise in 2019, taking over running both the taped show and Access Live as longtime EP Rob Silverstein exited after 20 years in the position. Fitzpatrick’s departure follows the exit of production executive Justin Batey, who served as senior executive in charge of production. (Image: NBCU)

ESPN’s Wendi Nix Latest On-Air Talent To Exit Network

Wendi Nix, the host of College Football Live, has announced on Instagram that her time at ESPN has ended after 17 years. “Exactly 17 years ago, I walked into ESPN wide-eyed and excited. This week, I walk out the same way. Grateful, but equally excited about the next chapter. To be continued…” she wrote on the social media network. ESPN recently laid off about 20 on-air talents. Nix’s contract was expiring and not renewed.

HBCU Go Kicks Off College Football With ‘HBCU Go Sports Kickoff Show’

Allen Media Group’s free-streaming digital platform, HBCU Go will launch its 2023 college football season with the HBCU Go Sports Kickoff Show. This three-hour special led by play-by-play analyst and Black College Football […]

‘Frasier’ Revival Sets Premiere Date At Paramount+, First Two Episodes To Air On CBS

The return of the beloved sitcom will debut with its first two episodes on Paramount+ on Oct. 12 in the U.S. and Canada and on Oct. 13 in all other territories. In addition, the first two episodes will air back to back on CBS on Oct. 17 beginning at 9:15 p.m. ET/PT. The new season consists of 10 episodes.