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WNYW Announces Summer News Schedule and More Weekend News - Posted May 5, 2014
New York FOX owned station WNYW has announced a "Summer Schedule" which promises both anchor changes and revamped news format starting June 5. "Our new summer schedule continues our mission to bring unconventional local news to New York," said VP and news director ... [TVSpy]

NCIS Again Keeps Idol From Top of Weekly Prime Time Ratings - Posted March 14, 2013
It's possibly American Idol fatigue, but the dominance of Fox's talent showcase has been slipping this season in New York. CBS' NCIS took the top spot for the week with an estimated 1.1 million WCBS viewers and a 5.9 rating, according to Nielsen. As for Idol, the Thursd... [Fishbowl NY]

NCIS Again Keeps Idol From Top of Weekly Prime Time Ratings - Posted March 14, 2013
It's possibly American Idol fatigue, but the dominance of Fox's talent showcase has been slipping this season in New York. CBS' NCIS took the top spot for the week with an estimated 1.1 million WCBS viewers and a 5.9 rating, according to Nielsen. As for Idol, the Thursd... [FishbowlNY]

NCIS Takes Weekly Top Spot; Idol Settles for Second - Posted March 7, 2013
OK, it may not be time to cue up Dylan's, The Times They Are A Changin,' but there is a change at the top. American Idol was caught by CBS drama NCIS for number one in the prime time weekly survey. It had an estimated 1.1 million WCBS viewers, while Fox's... [Fishbowl NY]

NCIS Takes Weekly Top Spot; Idol Settles for Second - Posted March 7, 2013
OK, it may not be time to cue up Dylan's, The Times They Are A Changin,' but there is a change at the top. American Idol was caught by CBS drama NCIS for number one in the prime time weekly survey. It had an estimated 1.1 million WCBS viewers, while Fox's... [FishbowlNY]

WPIX Falls in February Sweeps; 'Expect Changes Everywhere,' Source - Posted March 1, 2013
We told you about WABC having another successful ratings period. That's not the case on East 42nd Street. WPIX was handed a gift last summer when WNYW made abrupt changes. With ... [Fishbowl NY]

WPIX Falls in February Sweeps; 'Expect Changes Everywhere,' Source - Posted March 1, 2013
We told you about WABC having another successful ratings period. That's not the case on East 42nd Street. WPIX was handed a gift last summer when WNYW made abrupt changes. With ... [FishbowlNY]

Former Staffer Alleges a String of Poor Decisions Made By Fox 5 Management - Posted February 12, 2013
The changes at WNYW/Channel 5 since last July could fill a book. While it has become a revolving door in the evening, one constant has been the "other anchor." That would be Dari Alexander, who remains on set at 5 and 10 p.m., no matter i... [FishbowlLA]

Former Staffer Alleges a String of Poor Decisions Made By Fox 5 Management - Posted February 12, 2013
The changes at WNYW/Channel 5 since last July could fill a book. While it has become a revolving door in the evening, one constant has been the "other anchor." That would be Dari Alexander, who remains on set at 5 and 10 p.m., no matter i... [Fishbowl NY]

Former Staffer Alleges a String of Poor Decisions Made By Fox 5 Management - Posted February 12, 2013
The changes at WNYW/Channel 5 since last July could fill a book. While it has become a revolving door in the evening, one constant has been the "other anchor." That would be Dari Alexander, who remains on set at 5 and 10 p.m., no matter i... [FishbowlNY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted February 8, 2013
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Sue Simmons Gives Rare, Candid Interview, February 4 ... [Fishbowl NY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted February 8, 2013
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Sue Simmons Gives Rare, Candid Interview, February 4 ... [FishbowlNY]

WNYW Anchor Dari Alexander's Unfortunate 'Sitting Shiva' Misspeak - Posted February 5, 2013
The 10 p.m. newscast begins. Steve Lacy and Dari Alexander ... [Fishbowl NY]

WNYW Anchor Dari Alexander's Unfortunate 'Sitting Shiva' Misspeak - Posted February 5, 2013
The 10 p.m. newscast begins. Steve Lacy and Dari Alexander ... [FishbowlNY]

Greg Kelly Returns to 'Good Day NY': 'A Trial Separation, But We're Probably Better Together' - Posted January 25, 2013
Seven months after ... [TVSpy]

WNYW Shuffles Anchors: Greg Kelly Back to Mornings, Steve Lacy to Evenings - Posted January 24, 2013
There are changes coming to the morning and evening newscasts at WNYW, the Fox O&O in New York City. Our sister site Fishbow... [TVSpy]

WNYW Pulls Plug on Greg Kelly as Lead Anchor; Steve Lacy to Take Over - Posted January 24, 2013
[caption id="attachment_75051" align="alignleft" width="196"] New face of Fox 5 News at night[/caption] Fox executives are apparently wiping egg from their faces. FishbowlNY has learned that Greg Kelly is being yanked as 6 and 10 p.m. anchor. It's an embarrassing move for... [Fishbowl NY]

WNYW Pulls Plug on Greg Kelly as Lead Anchor; Steve Lacy to Take Over - Posted January 24, 2013
[caption id="attachment_75051" align="alignleft" width="196"] New face of Fox 5 News at night[/caption] Fox executives are apparently wiping egg from their faces. FishbowlNY has learned that Greg Kelly is being yanked as 6 and 10 p.m. anchor. It's an embarrassing move for... [FishbowlNY]

Stations Converge on Newtown to Cover Solemn Weekend - Posted December 17, 2012
Yet another mass murder...this time in Newtown, Connecticut. The deranged man opened fire in an elementary school killing 20 youngsters, all shy of their eighth birthday. Seven adults were also gunned down, including the shooter's mother. The rampage is the second deadliest school shooting in U.S. history, behind ... [Fishbowl NY]

Stations Converge on Newtown to Cover Solemn Weekend - Posted December 17, 2012
Yet another mass murder...this time in Newtown, Connecticut. The deranged man opened fire in an elementary school killing 20 youngsters, all shy of their eighth birthday. Seven adults were also gunned down, including the shooter's mother. The rampage is the second deadliest school shooting in U.S. history, behind ... [FishbowlNY]

Staying 'Positive,' Ernie Anastos Expands His New Show - Posted December 7, 2012
Whether you know Ernie Anastos from his anchoring, met him once at an appearance, or are a longtime acquaintance, you would know that having a positive outlook could be described as his "M.O." That character trait has served Anastos well in the d... [FishbowlLA]

Tracking Hurricane Sandy; Kaity Tong, David Ushery Shine - Posted October 29, 2012
Forced to evacuated, I had plenty of time to monitor television coverage of Hurricane Sandy. You probably woke up this morning to stations locked in "wall-to-wall" mode, but that was not the case last night. Unlike last year's Hurricane Irene (when I was holed up in a hotel), Sandy did not lead... [Fishbowl NY]

Tracking Hurricane Sandy; Kaity Tong, David Ushery Shine - Posted October 29, 2012
Forced to evacuated, I had plenty of time to monitor television coverage of Hurricane Sandy. You probably woke up this morning to stations locked in "wall-to-wall" mode, but that was not the case last night. Unlike last year's Hurricane Irene (when I was holed up in a hotel), Sandy did not lead... [FishbowlNY]

WNYW's Dari Alexander and the Rotating Anchor Chairs - Posted October 2, 2012
Call it musical chairs without the music! WNYW/Channel 5 anchor Dari Alexander is part of the station's 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts. She co-anchors the early broadcast with market veteran ... [FishbowlLA]

WNYW's Dari Alexander and the Rotating Anchor Chairs - Posted October 2, 2012
Call it musical chairs without the music! WNYW/Channel 5 anchor Dari Alexander is part of the station's 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts. She co-anchors the early broadcast with market veteran ... [Fishbowl NY]

WNYW's Dari Alexander and the Rotating Anchor Chairs - Posted October 2, 2012
Call it musical chairs without the music! WNYW/Channel 5 anchor Dari Alexander is part of the station's 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts. She co-anchors the early broadcast with market veteran ... [FishbowlNY]

Mitt Romney Convention Displaces 10 O'Clock Newscasts - Posted August 31, 2012
The major networks were ready to go with the closing of the Republican National Convention. The main attraction of the night, and the week, was Mitt Romney's acceptance speech to the nation. Romney hit the podium just after 10:30, as WNYW/Channel 5 and WPIX/Channel 11 were well into their 10 p.m. broadcasts.... [Fishbowl NY]

Mitt Romney Convention Displaces 10 O'Clock Newscasts - Posted August 31, 2012
The major networks were ready to go with the closing of the Republican National Convention. The main attraction of the night, and the week, was Mitt Romney's acceptance speech to the nation. Romney hit the podium just after 10:30, as WNYW/Channel 5 and WPIX/Channel 11 were well into their 10 p.m. broadcasts.... [FishbowlNY]

FishbowlNY Poll: Readers Emphatically Want Greg Kelly Back on Good Day New York - Posted August 16, 2012
[caption id="attachment_66313" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Kelly at 10 p.m. with back-up anchor Sharon Crowley"][/caption] The ballots are in, although the voting never officially ended. And it's bad news fo... [Fishbowl NY]

FishbowlNY Poll: Readers Emphatically Want Greg Kelly Back on Good Day New York - Posted August 16, 2012
[caption id="attachment_66313" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Kelly at 10 p.m. with back-up anchor Sharon Crowley"][/caption] The ballots are in, although the voting never officially ended. And it's bad news fo... [FishbowlNY]

WNYW Keeps its Distance at 10 P.M., as Greg Kelly Marks One-Month - Posted August 2, 2012
Today is the one-month milestone for Greg Kelly as WNYW/Channel 5 lead anchor. To paraphrase, former Mayor Koch, "How's he doing?" You'll get a chance to vote after the jump. But a slightly more scientific "poll," the Nielsen ratings for July, show WNYW in front at night. In the Household breakdown, Channel... [Fishbowl NY]

WNYW Keeps its Distance at 10 P.M., as Greg Kelly Marks One-Month - Posted August 2, 2012
Today is the one-month milestone for Greg Kelly as WNYW/Channel 5 lead anchor. To paraphrase, former Mayor Koch, "How's he doing?" You'll get a chance to vote after the jump. But a slightly more scientific "poll," the Nielsen ratings for July, show WNYW in front at night. In the Household breakdown, Channel... [FishbowlNY]

WNYW Makes a 10 P.M. Newscast Sports Switcheroo - Posted July 25, 2012
Change has come to the Fox 5 News at Ten. No, we're not talking about the anchors. This is about the sports, and the fact that WNYW has at long last given sports its proper placement. Since March 2011, WNYW made the ... [Fishbowl NY]

WNYW Makes a 10 P.M. Newscast Sports Switcheroo - Posted July 25, 2012
Change has come to the Fox 5 News at Ten. No, we're not talking about the anchors. This is about the sports, and the fact that WNYW has at long last given sports its proper placement. Since March 2011, WNYW made the ... [FishbowlNY]

VIDEO: Dari Alexander's Cell Phone Rings During WNYW Newscast - Posted July 23, 2012
Oops: WNYW anchor Dari Alexander apparently forgot to put her iPhone on silent before the New York Fox O&O's 10 p.m. newscast on Friday (video above). As our sister site Fi... [TVSpy]

(VIDEO) Dari Alexander's iPhone Goes Off During 10 O'Clock News - Posted July 21, 2012
It was a night for recapping the horrific events from Aurora, Colorado. Greg Kelly was co-anchoring his first 10 p.m. newscast with ... [Fishbowl NY]

(VIDEO) Dari Alexander's iPhone Goes Off During 10 O'Clock News - Posted July 21, 2012
It was a night for recapping the horrific events from Aurora, Colorado. Greg Kelly was co-anchoring his first 10 p.m. newscast with ... [FishbowlNY]

Breaking: WNYW Brass Meet for Greg Kelly Damage Control - Posted July 19, 2012
It's just over two weeks since WNYW/Channel 5 made wholesale changes to its on-air product. Front and center was the promotion of Greg Kelly from Good Day New York to evening anchor. His move to 10 p.m. with ... [Fishbowl NY]

Breaking: WNYW Brass Meet for Greg Kelly Damage Control - Posted July 19, 2012
It's just over two weeks since WNYW/Channel 5 made wholesale changes to its on-air product. Front and center was the promotion of Greg Kelly from Good Day New York to evening anchor. His move to 10 p.m. with ... [FishbowlNY]

Greg Kelly Brings Morning-Show Feel to WNYW's Evening News - Posted July 11, 2012
In his new gig at WNYW, Greg Kelly is br... [TVSpy]

Greg Kelly Slides Into Prime Time as WNYW Main Anchor - Posted July 3, 2012
After a four-year stint in mornings, an eternity in TV news, Greg Kelly left Rosanna Scotto behind. His cache is being enhanced as the lead anchor at WNYW/Channel 5. La... [FishbowlLA]

(VIDEO) Anchor Upheaval Reaction: WNYW Entertainment Reporter Jill Nicolini is 'Not Sure Why' - Posted June 29, 2012
Greg Kelly held court on his final morning at Good Day New York with Rosanna Scotto. On Monday, Kelly's star ascends to prime time. But it's not all ... [Fishbowl NY]

(VIDEO) Anchor Upheaval Reaction: WNYW Entertainment Reporter Jill Nicolini is 'Not Sure Why' - Posted June 29, 2012
Greg Kelly held court on his final morning at Good Day New York with Rosanna Scotto. On Monday, Kelly's star ascends to prime time. But it's not all ... [FishbowlNY]

Dave Price Named Morning Anchor at WNYW; Greg Kelly Shifts to Evenings - Posted June 28, 2012
Beginning next Monday, Rosanna Scotto will have a new co-anchor on "Good Day New York": Dave Price (left), a former ... [TVSpy]

Weighing Some Options for Sue Simmons - Posted June 25, 2012
In light of Sue Simmons saying she wants to work again in her farewell broadcast at Channel 4, the question becomes, where might we see her next? Simmons ended her incredible run at WNBC on June 15 announcing that she would like to be "e... [Fishbowl NY]

Weighing Some Options for Sue Simmons - Posted June 25, 2012
In light of Sue Simmons saying she wants to work again in her farewell broadcast at Channel 4, the question becomes, where might we see her next? Simmons ended her incredible run at WNBC on June 15 announcing that she would like to be "e... [FishbowlNY]

Weighing Some Options for Sue Simmons - Posted June 25, 2012
In light of Sue Simmons saying she wants to work again in her farewell broadcast at Channel 4, the question becomes, where might we see her next? Simmons ended her incredible run at WNBC on June 15 announcing that she would like to be "e... [FishbowlLA]

Battling Finales: American Idol Powers Past Dancing With The Stars in Ratings - Posted May 30, 2012
It's on to the summer. But not before American Idol and Dancing With The Stars completed their season last week. In the latest prime time New York ratings, Idol was king of the week with its star-studded, grand finale Wednesday night. The Fox competition, which crowned Phillip Phillips the ... [FishbowlLA]

Battling Finales: American Idol Powers Past Dancing With The Stars in Ratings - Posted May 30, 2012
It's on to the summer. But not before American Idol and Dancing With The Stars completed their season last week. In the latest prime time New York ratings, Idol was king of the week with its star-studded, grand finale Wednesday night. The Fox competition, which crowned Phillip Phillips the ... [Fishbowl NY]

Battling Finales: American Idol Powers Past Dancing With The Stars in Ratings - Posted May 30, 2012
It's on to the summer. But not before American Idol and Dancing With The Stars completed their season last week. In the latest prime time New York ratings, Idol was king of the week with its star-studded, grand finale Wednesday night. The Fox competition, which crowned Phillip Phillips the ... [FishbowlNY]

May Sweeps Results: WABC Overall Winner; WCBS Claims 5 p.m., WNYW Wins at 10 p.m. - Posted May 24, 2012
WABC took the prize as most-watched station in New York. The just-concluded May sweeps give Channel 7 wins across virtually all dayparts, winning in households and other key demographics. Eyewitness News at 11:00, led by ... [FishbowlLA]

Idol Wins the Week for WNYW - Posted March 21, 2012
Not to sound like a broken record, but American Idol has scored another winning ratings week. In the prime time numbers for New York, according to Nielsen, Idol finished the week with the top two programs. The Wednesday night, two-hour performance was number one with an estimated 1.3 million WNYW/Channel 5... [Fishbowl NY]

Idol Wins the Week for WNYW - Posted March 21, 2012
Not to sound like a broken record, but American Idol has scored another winning ratings week. In the prime time numbers for New York, according to Nielsen, Idol finished the week with the top two programs. The Wednesday night, two-hour performance was number one with an estimated 1.3 million WNYW/Channel 5... [FishbowlNY]

American Idol Rules Prime Time in Weekly Ratings - Posted March 15, 2012
As American Idol transitioned into the Top 13 finalists, the Fox singing competition kept its stranglehold on the weekly New York ratings. Idol's two-hour performance led the week, according to Nielsen, with an estimated 1.3 million WNYW/Channel 5 viewers and 7.0 rating. The elimination night had a number... [Fishbowl NY]

American Idol Rules Prime Time in Weekly Ratings - Posted March 15, 2012
As American Idol transitioned into the Top 13 finalists, the Fox singing competition kept its stranglehold on the weekly New York ratings. Idol's two-hour performance led the week, according to Nielsen, with an estimated 1.3 million WNYW/Channel 5 viewers and 7.0 rating. The elimination night had a number... [FishbowlNY]

WNYW's Julie Chang Handicaps American Idol Finalists - Posted March 7, 2012
With WNYW/Channel 5 as the New York home to American Idol, membership has its privileges for entertainment reporter Julie Chang. In-season her focus is the "Idol Chatter" during the 10 p.m. newscast with ... [Fishbowl NY]

WNYW's Julie Chang Handicaps American Idol Finalists - Posted March 7, 2012
With WNYW/Channel 5 as the New York home to American Idol, membership has its privileges for entertainment reporter Julie Chang. In-season her focus is the "Idol Chatter" during the 10 p.m. newscast with ... [FishbowlNY]

Veteran Sports Anchor Len Berman Resurfaces at Channel 5 - Posted March 2, 2012
Len Berman had more than two decades as WNBC's sports director. But in 2009, the high-profile sportscaster became one of the biggest cost cutting casualties at 30 Rock. However, in the interim, this has been no hiatus for Berman. In the ensu... [Fishbowl NY]

Veteran Sports Anchor Len Berman Resurfaces at Channel 5 - Posted March 2, 2012
Len Berman had more than two decades as WNBC's sports director. But in 2009, the high-profile sportscaster became one of the biggest cost cutting casualties at 30 Rock. However, in the interim, this has been no hiatus for Berman. In the ensu... [FishbowlNY]

NYC Stations Cover New York Giants' Victory Parade - Posted February 7, 2012
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WNYW Anchor Dari Alexander Named Martin Luther King Jr Award Winner - Posted February 1, 2012
In honor of Black History Month, which begins today, WNYW/Channel 5 anchor Dari Alexander is receiving a special award tonight. Alexander has been named the 2012 Martin Luther King Jr. Award winner. The Martin Luther K... [Fishbowl NY]

WNYW Anchor Dari Alexander Named Martin Luther King Jr Award Winner - Posted February 1, 2012
In honor of Black History Month, which begins today, WNYW/Channel 5 anchor Dari Alexander is receiving a special award tonight. Alexander has been named the 2012 Martin Luther King Jr. Award winner. The Martin Luther K... [FishbowlNY]

New York Giants NFC Championship Thriller Wins the Week - Posted January 25, 2012
Could it be anything else? The New York Giants riveting overtime NFC Championship victory earned Big Blue a return trip to the Super Bowl. As expected, the game broadcast by Fox, was number one for the week, according to Nielsen. Sunday's prime time matchup in San Francisco drew an estimated 5.4... [FishbowlLA]

November Sweeps Indicate WNYW/Channel 5 Owns 10 p.m. - Posted November 29, 2011
It was a powerful November sweeps period for WNYW/Channel 5. The Fox outlet, which battles Tribune-owned WPIX at 10 p.m., was the clear victor for the month, and year-to-year. Delving into the numbers, obtained by WNYW, Ernie Anastos and ... [Fishbowl NY]

November Sweeps Indicate WNYW/Channel 5 Owns 10 p.m. - Posted November 29, 2011
It was a powerful November sweeps period for WNYW/Channel 5. The Fox outlet, which battles Tribune-owned WPIX at 10 p.m., was the clear victor for the month, and year-to-year. Delving into the numbers, obtained by WNYW, Ernie Anastos and ... [FishbowlNY]

Jill Nicolini Welcomed In Her WNYW/Channel 5 Debut - Posted October 3, 2011
Fans of Jill Nicolini, wait no longer! The popular WPIX/Channel 11 morning personality, as previously reported, resurfaced today on WNYW/Channel 5's Good Day New York. In the waning minutes of the 8 a.m. hour, Nicolini mad... [Fishbowl NY]

Jill Nicolini Welcomed In Her WNYW/Channel 5 Debut - Posted October 3, 2011
Fans of Jill Nicolini, wait no longer! The popular WPIX/Channel 11 morning personality, as previously reported, resurfaced today on WNYW/Channel 5's Good Day New York. In the waning minutes of the 8 a.m. hour, Nicolini mad... [FishbowlNY]

Jersey Shore Remains Number One, While Hurricane Irene Brings in Strong Ratings - Posted September 1, 2011
It's another week with Jersey Shore taking hold of the top prime time spot in New York. The popular MTV reality show, now in its fourth season, had an estimated 1.1 million viewers and a 5.3 rating, according to the Nielsen Company. While the Jersey Shore gang was hanging out in Italy,... [Fishbowl NY]

Jersey Shore Remains Number One, While Hurricane Irene Brings in Strong Ratings - Posted September 1, 2011
It's another week with Jersey Shore taking hold of the top prime time spot in New York. The popular MTV reality show, now in its fourth season, had an estimated 1.1 million viewers and a 5.3 rating, according to the Nielsen Company. While the Jersey Shore gang was hanging out in Italy,... [FishbowlNY]

TV Stations Go Wall-to-Wall for Irene Coverage All Weekend - Posted August 28, 2011
As Hurricane Irene churned in the Atlantic with a bulls-eye at New York City's back, TV stations went into non-stop coverage throughout the weekend. The category-one storm made her first landfall early Saturday morning in Cape Lookout, North Carolina as stations began their wall-to-wall mode. Accentuating the serious n... [AllTwitter]

WNYW Promotes Jerry Andrews to News Managing Editor - Posted July 18, 2011
WNYW/Channel 5 announced of a pair of promotions last week. Jerry Andrews got upgraded to news managing editor. He spent the last three years as executive producer of the station's 5 and 6 p.m. newscasts--anchored by ... [Fishbowl NY]

WNYW Promotes Jerry Andrews to News Managing Editor - Posted July 18, 2011
WNYW/Channel 5 announced of a pair of promotions last week. Jerry Andrews got upgraded to news managing editor. He spent the last three years as executive producer of the station's 5 and 6 p.m. newscasts--anchored by ... [FishbowlNY]

WNYW's Linda Schmidt Says Reporters Urged Breitbart to Take Podium at Weiner Press Conference - Posted June 7, 2011
As journalists and TV viewers waited for Congressman Anthony Weiner to take the stage Monday afternoon at a scheduled press conference, many were shocked to see Andrew Breitbart, the man behind ... [TVSpy]

Co-Anchor Harry Martin Calls WWOR Bringing News Back to 10 p.m a 'Great Opportunity' - Posted May 6, 2011
After two years, My9/WWOR is returning to its longstanding 10 p.m. news slot, The Ten O'Clock News beginning June 27. WWOR had moved its evening newscast to 11 p.m. and sliced it to 30 minutes. Now the veteran news team consisting of anchors ... [Fishbowl NY]

Co-Anchor Harry Martin Calls WWOR Bringing News Back to 10 p.m a 'Great Opportunity' - Posted May 6, 2011
After two years, My9/WWOR is returning to its longstanding 10 p.m. news slot, The Ten O'Clock News beginning June 27. WWOR had moved its evening newscast to 11 p.m. and sliced it to 30 minutes. Now the veteran news team consisting of anchors ... [FishbowlNY]

Low Marks for WPIX Handling Kennedy Airport Breaking News - Posted April 12, 2011
When is breaking news not breaking news? In the case of WPIX, when it happens during their opening "11 stories in 11 minutes" segment. Just after 8 p.m. last night, word came into newsrooms across the city that two planes collided while taxiing at Kennedy Airport. Fox 5/WNYW treated it as breaking news... [Fishbowl NY]

Low Marks for WPIX Handling Kennedy Airport Breaking News - Posted April 12, 2011
When is breaking news not breaking news? In the case of WPIX, when it happens during their opening "11 stories in 11 minutes" segment. Just after 8 p.m. last night, word came into newsrooms across the city that two planes collided while taxiing at Kennedy Airport. Fox 5/WNYW treated it as breaking news... [FishbowlNY]

New York Stations Sideline Sports Coverage - Posted March 25, 2011
Two New York stations are reassessing the role of sports in the evening newscast, leaving some to wonder what the future holds for local sports coverage around the country as stations look to cut costs while also differentiating themselves in their markets. Fox-affiliate WNYW ha... [TVSpy]

Idol, Glee, and House Lift WNYW to Top of Weekly Ratings Heap - Posted March 17, 2011
Once again, American Idol was the top prime time show in New York, for the week ending March 13. Last week's performance and results show were number one and two, respectively. On Wednesday night, as the show pared down to 13 finalists, the two-hour program was tops with 1.8 million viewers on... [Fishbowl NY]

Idol, Glee, and House Lift WNYW to Top of Weekly Ratings Heap - Posted March 17, 2011
Once again, American Idol was the top prime time show in New York, for the week ending March 13. Last week's performance and results show were number one and two, respectively. On Wednesday night, as the show pared down to 13 finalists, the two-hour program was tops with 1.8 million viewers on... [FishbowlNY]

WNYW Topples WPIX in 10 p.m. News Race - Posted March 4, 2011
As we reported yesterday, the February sweeps period ended with significant victories for WCBS-TV and WABC-TV. However, in the fight for 10 p... [Fishbowl NY]

WNYW Topples WPIX in 10 p.m. News Race - Posted March 4, 2011
As we reported yesterday, the February sweeps period ended with significant victories for WCBS-TV and WABC-TV. However, in the fight for 10 p... [FishbowlNY]

'American Idol' Takes Top Spot in Weekly Ratings - Posted February 3, 2011
For those who said that American Idol has seen its best days should know it was the number one show in New York last week. The Wednesday night auditions was the highest-rated program with an estimated 2.2 million and 11.1 rating on WNYW, according to the Nielsen Company. The next night's Idol settled... [Fishbowl NY]

'American Idol' Takes Top Spot in Weekly Ratings - Posted February 3, 2011
For those who said that American Idol has seen its best days should know it was the number one show in New York last week. The Wednesday night auditions was the highest-rated program with an estimated 2.2 million and 11.1 rating on WNYW, according to the Nielsen Company. The next night's Idol settled... [FishbowlNY]

More Storm Coverage Ratings Analysis: WNYW and WABC Beat Competition - Posted January 14, 2011
As the latest snowstorm began to churn its way into New York Tuesday night, WNYW and WABC were winning their respective newscasts with Adults 25-54. First at 10 pm., the anchor team of Ernie Anastos, ... [Fishbowl NY]

More Storm Coverage Ratings Analysis: WNYW and WABC Beat Competition - Posted January 14, 2011
As the latest snowstorm began to churn its way into New York Tuesday night, WNYW and WABC were winning their respective newscasts with Adults 25-54. First at 10 pm., the anchor team of Ernie Anastos, ... [FishbowlNY]

Welcome to the First 'Barmash' Awards for Best in Local News - Posted January 10, 2011
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Welcome to the First 'Barmash' Awards for Best in Local News - Posted January 10, 2011
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TV Stations Ready for Election Night Coverage - Posted October 29, 2010
We continue our look at the election night coverage, with check on how the area TV station's news departments are gearing up for their big night. WCBS/Channel 2 Updates throughout the day during regular newscasts. CBS 2 News at 11 p.m. will be extended to an hour broadcast. Updated ... [Fishbowl NY]

TV Stations Ready for Election Night Coverage - Posted October 29, 2010
We continue our look at the election night coverage, with check on how the area TV station's news departments are gearing up for their big night. WCBS/Channel 2 Updates throughout the day during regular newscasts. CBS 2 News at 11 p.m. will be extended to an hour broadcast. Updated ... [FishbowlNY]

Snooki and the The Situation take MTV to Number One in New York - Posted August 20, 2010
Led by the hugely-successful "Jersey Shore," MTV grabbed the number one spot in the weekly ratings for its August 12 episode. MTV pulled in an estimated 819,000 viewers with a 4.1 rating, according to the Nielsen Company. Meantime, as the summer winds down, the pennant races heat up. The Yankees shot to number two... [Fishbowl NY]

Snooki and the The Situation take MTV to Number One in New York - Posted August 20, 2010
Led by the hugely-successful "Jersey Shore," MTV grabbed the number one spot in the weekly ratings for its August 12 episode. MTV pulled in an estimated 819,000 viewers with a 4.1 rating, according to the Nielsen Company. Meantime, as the summer winds down, the pennant races heat up. The Yankees shot to number two... [FishbowlNY]

Jeff Goldblatt Exits Chicago's Fox Station - Posted May 28, 2010
Former Fox News Channel correspondent Jeff Goldblatt — who's been the 9pm main anchor at Chicago's Fox O&O WFLD-TV since August of 2008 ... [TVNewser]

Breasts & Bombs (the F kind) Drop on TV - Posted September 17, 2009
At the end of CNBC's Power Lunch today, Sue Herera was reading a story about Chinese chickens vs. American chickens (don't ask, apparently that's an important business story). Anyway, Herera says, "American chicken feet tend to be larger and plumper than other chicken feet around the world, ... [TVNewser]

Time Warner Center Hosts Annual NLGJA Benefit - Posted March 20, 2009
More than 300 TVNewsers packed Time Warner Center's 10th floor event space last night for the 14th annual NLGJA Headlines and Headliners benefit and silent auction. CNN's Soledad O'Brien emceed the event which raised more than $130,000 for NLGJA's annual programs and scholarships. In attendance: ... [TVNewser]

FOX O&O's Bracing For Cuts - Posted December 11, 2008
While cuts have been seen at many ... [TVNewser]

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