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Pitching A Broadcast Story? Think Visual. - Posted February 25, 2014
If you've got a big story, you're probably thinking broadcast. We spoke with Camille Edwards, VP and news director at WABC-TV for tips about pitching your story... [PRNewser]

Walking Dead Climbs to Number One for First Time in New York - Posted March 22, 2013
AMC's Walking Dead had the rare feat--number one for the week. The horror drama actually tied for the top spot in Nielsen's New York prime time ratings with CBS' The Big Bang Theory. The shows averaged 961,000 viewers and a 4.9 rating. American Idol occupied the next two positions. There were 904,000 WNYW... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Walking Dead Climbs to Number One for First Time in New York - Posted March 22, 2013
AMC's Walking Dead had the rare feat--number one for the week. The horror drama actually tied for the top spot in Nielsen's New York prime time ratings with CBS' The Big Bang Theory. The shows averaged 961,000 viewers and a 4.9 rating. American Idol occupied the next two positions. There were 904,000 WNYW... [FishbowlNY]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

WABC-TV Investigative Reporter Sarah Wallace Gets Big Exclusive - Posted March 6, 2013
The word exclusive may need to be retired from TV newsrooms after WABC/Channel 7's use last night. The words of anchor Bill Ritter said it best, "New York cops can't find him, but we did." WABC investigative reporter ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WABC-TV Investigative Reporter Sarah Wallace Gets Big Exclusive - Posted March 6, 2013
The word exclusive may need to be retired from TV newsrooms after WABC/Channel 7's use last night. The words of anchor Bill Ritter said it best, "New York cops can't find him, but we did." WABC investigative reporter ... [FishbowlNY]

WABC Claims February Sweeps Victory - Posted March 1, 2013
WABC/Channel 7 heads into March following a successful February sweeps period. The station won early and late, starting with Eyewitness News This Morning and ending with the 11 p.m. newscast. In every daypart, WABC was tops among households and the all-important adults 25 to 54 demographic. The ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WABC Claims February Sweeps Victory - Posted March 1, 2013
WABC/Channel 7 heads into March following a successful February sweeps period. The station won early and late, starting with Eyewitness News This Morning and ending with the 11 p.m. newscast. In every daypart, WABC was tops among households and the all-important adults 25 to 54 demographic. The ... [FishbowlNY]

Oscar Night Gives Golden Week to WABC - Posted February 28, 2013
[caption id="attachment_77582" align="alignleft" width="250"] insidemovies.ew.com[/caption] As the sweeps period ends today, WABC/Channel 7 had an easy win leading up to the February ratings block. The prime time figures were released today and WABC/Channel 7 rode the Oscars to victory. Although the approximately thre... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Oscar Night Gives Golden Week to WABC - Posted February 28, 2013
[caption id="attachment_77582" align="alignleft" width="250"] insidemovies.ew.com[/caption] As the sweeps period ends today, WABC/Channel 7 had an easy win leading up to the February ratings block. The prime time figures were released today and WABC/Channel 7 rode the Oscars to victory. Although the approximately thre... [FishbowlNY]

Reporters to Converge on Vatican City for Election of New Pope - Posted February 26, 2013
Pope Benedict made the unprecedented decision to retire. It's the first time since 1415 that a pope has resigned. It's a busy time at the Vatican. Benedict will make his final appearance was pope Thursday, before the conclave of cardinals pick his successor. With the even the slightest hint that New York's... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Reporters to Converge on Vatican City for Election of New Pope - Posted February 26, 2013
Pope Benedict made the unprecedented decision to retire. It's the first time since 1415 that a pope has resigned. It's a busy time at the Vatican. Benedict will make his final appearance was pope Thursday, before the conclave of cardinals pick his successor. With the even the slightest hint that New York's... [FishbowlNY]

American Idol is Back on Top of Weekly Ratings - Posted February 22, 2013
[caption id="attachment_77131" align="alignright" width="256"] The 2013 version of Idol/people.com[/caption] The Super Bowl and Grammys are long over. The Oscars are coming up this weekend. So, for now, it's back to "normal" atop the weekly prime time ratings. Fox's American Idol led the way with the top two programs... [morningmedianewsfeed]

American Idol is Back on Top of Weekly Ratings - Posted February 22, 2013
[caption id="attachment_77131" align="alignright" width="256"] The 2013 version of Idol/people.com[/caption] The Super Bowl and Grammys are long over. The Oscars are coming up this weekend. So, for now, it's back to "normal" atop the weekly prime time ratings. Fox's American Idol led the way with the top two programs... [FishbowlNY]

Grammy Awards Give WCBS Another Week to Shine - Posted February 14, 2013
Call it a "one-two punch." WCBS/Channel 2 took the top weekly honors from the annual Grammy Awards Sunday night. The telecast (one week after CBS' telecast of the Super Bowl) had an estimated 2.8 million viewers and a 14.6 rating, according to Nielsen. In all, seven CBS... [FishbowlLA]

Stations Begin Storm Mode as Blizzard Closes In - Posted February 8, 2013
Let the hunkering begin! With a blizzard warning blanketing New York, area stations are treating the impending storm with necessary seriousness. This afternoon, ahead of the snow, WCBS started its wall-to-wall coverage. Anchors Maurice... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Stations Begin Storm Mode as Blizzard Closes In - Posted February 8, 2013
Let the hunkering begin! With a blizzard warning blanketing New York, area stations are treating the impending storm with necessary seriousness. This afternoon, ahead of the snow, WCBS started its wall-to-wall coverage. Anchors Maurice... [FishbowlNY]

MSG Network Tops the List with 2013 Emmy Nominations - Posted February 6, 2013
[caption id="attachment_75932" align="alignleft" width="300"] Looking to add to their totals: WCBS colleagues Lonnie Quinn and Chris Wragge show off Emmy gold at 2012 event[/caption] Award season is in full swing! It culminates with the Oscars later this month. But not so fast. The New York Emmy Awards announced its n... [morningmedianewsfeed]

MSG Network Tops the List with 2013 Emmy Nominations - Posted February 6, 2013
[caption id="attachment_75932" align="alignleft" width="300"] Looking to add to their totals: WCBS colleagues Lonnie Quinn and Chris Wragge show off Emmy gold at 2012 event[/caption] Award season is in full swing! It culminates with the Oscars later this month. But not so fast. The New York Emmy Awards announced its n... [FishbowlNY]

McDonalds Holds Annual Black Media Legends Gala - Posted February 4, 2013
As the calendar flipped to February, it became Black History Month. For the annual honor, the tri-state McDonalds restaurants select Black Media Legends and Trailblazers. Each year they are showcased on the place mats of customers' trays. This year, the lunchtime event moved from the Waldorf Astoria to the Plaza H... [morningmedianewsfeed]

McDonalds Holds Annual Black Media Legends Gala - Posted February 4, 2013
As the calendar flipped to February, it became Black History Month. For the annual honor, the tri-state McDonalds restaurants select Black Media Legends and Trailblazers. Each year they are showcased on the place mats of customers' trays. This year, the lunchtime event moved from the Waldorf Astoria to the Plaza H... [FishbowlNY]

Bill Parcells 'Better Than Good', As Pro Football Hall of Fame Calls - Posted February 4, 2013
Is it the two Super Bowl rings? The nine NFL seasons with at least 10 wins? The playoff consistency with eight divisional NFC East titles? Whatever the formula, Bill Parcells was officially recognized as one of the league's all-time great coaches, selected for induct... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bill Parcells 'Better Than Good', As Pro Football Hall of Fame Calls - Posted February 4, 2013
Is it the two Super Bowl rings? The nine NFL seasons with at least 10 wins? The playoff consistency with eight divisional NFC East titles? Whatever the formula, Bill Parcells was officially recognized as one of the league's all-time great coaches, selected for induct... [FishbowlNY]

American Idol Returns and Brings Winning Ratings to WNYW - Posted January 31, 2013
The 11th season of American Idol is showing renewed life after subtracting judges Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler, and adding Mariah Carey, Keith Urban, and Nikki Minaj. The show's only carryover is Randy Jackson and host ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

American Idol Returns and Brings Winning Ratings to WNYW - Posted January 31, 2013
The 11th season of American Idol is showing renewed life after subtracting judges Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler, and adding Mariah Carey, Keith Urban, and Nikki Minaj. The show's only carryover is Randy Jackson and host ... [FishbowlNY]

WPIX Reporter Magee Hickey Channels Her Mom to Honor Her Father at Annual Cabaret Event - Posted January 28, 2013
For the third straight year, veteran reporter Magee Hickey is gathering many colleagues for a musical fundraiser. Hickey is giving back to the community in a personal way. Money raised will support the Lawrence F. Hicke... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WPIX Reporter Magee Hickey Channels Her Mom to Honor Her Father at Annual Cabaret Event - Posted January 28, 2013
For the third straight year, veteran reporter Magee Hickey is gathering many colleagues for a musical fundraiser. Hickey is giving back to the community in a personal way. Money raised will support the Lawrence F. Hicke... [FishbowlNY]

New York Outlets Poised to Cover Second Obama Inauguration - Posted January 18, 2013
[caption id="attachment_74634" align="alignleft" width="259"] 2009 swearing in for President Obama (with First Lady Michelle).[/caption] While the historic magnitude of 2009 is not present this time, everyone still likes a good inauguration. As is dictated by the Constitution, President Obama will take the Oath of Office on Jan... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New York Outlets Poised to Cover Second Obama Inauguration - Posted January 18, 2013
[caption id="attachment_74634" align="alignleft" width="259"] 2009 swearing in for President Obama (with First Lady Michelle).[/caption] While the historic magnitude of 2009 is not present this time, everyone still likes a good inauguration. As is dictated by the Constitution, President Obama will take the Oath of Office on Jan... [FishbowlNY]

Playoff Football Outscores Rockin' Eve for Ratings Supremacy - Posted January 10, 2013
The first rating survey of 2013 continues to highlight the popularity of the NFL. No Jets or Giants in the playoffs, but the Wild Card action still won the week. Fox had the top spot for its playoff match Sunday evening between Seattle and Washington. The game had an estimated 2.1... [FishbowlLA]

Playoff Football Outscores Rockin' Eve for Ratings Supremacy - Posted January 10, 2013
The first rating survey of 2013 continues highlights the continuing popularity of the NFL. No Jets or Giants in the playoffs, but the Wild Card action still won the week. Fox had the top spot for its playoff match Sunday evening between Seattle and Washington. The game had an estimated 2.1... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Playoff Football Outscores Rockin' Eve for Ratings Supremacy - Posted January 10, 2013
The first rating survey of 2013 continues highlights the continuing popularity of the NFL. No Jets or Giants in the playoffs, but the Wild Card action still won the week. Fox had the top spot for its playoff match Sunday evening between Seattle and Washington. The game had an estimated 2.1... [FishbowlNY]

No Expanding Weekend for WCBS; WNBC Joins WABC with Longer Sunday Nights - Posted January 10, 2013
The world of local news is a copy cat industry. That's not breaking news. Watch most nights, in turning from one newscast to the other, and there is a good chance you'll see the same story selection throughout. Now, those creative folks are at it again! WABC/Channel 7 was first to expand its... [morningmedianewsfeed]

No Expanding Weekend for WCBS; WNBC Joins WABC with Longer Sunday Nights - Posted January 10, 2013
The world of local news is a copy cat industry. That's not breaking news. Watch most nights, in turning from one newscast to the other, and there is a good chance you'll see the same story selection throughout. Now, those creative folks are at it again! WABC/Channel 7 was first to expand its... [FishbowlNY]

WPIX Sees Strong Gains in Morning and Evening Newscasts for 2012 - Posted January 9, 2013
The numbers don't lie! WPIX enjoyed a successful 2012. In year-to-year figures released by the Tribune-owned company, Channel 11 bested its rivals at WNYW an... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WPIX Sees Strong Gains in Morning and Evening Newscasts for 2012 - Posted January 9, 2013
The numbers don't lie! WPIX enjoyed a successful 2012. In year-to-year figures released by the Tribune-owned company, Channel 11 bested its rivals at WNYW an... [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 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

Gearing Up for 3rd Annual Barmash Awards with Reader's Choice Vote - Posted December 14, 2012
We're putting the final touches on the Barmash Awards, spotlighting the best TV news personalities in New York. Once again you can take part with our Reader's Choice poll question. This year's Barmash Awards Reader's Choice poll asks: Who is the best nighttime anchor team? You can see after the jump, there are... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gearing Up for 3rd Annual Barmash Awards with Reader's Choice Vote - Posted December 14, 2012
We're putting the final touches on the Barmash Awards, spotlighting the best TV news personalities in New York. Once again you can take part with our Reader's Choice poll question. This year's Barmash Awards Reader's Choice poll asks: Who is the best nighttime anchor team? You can see after the jump, there are... [FishbowlNY]

Giants Run Roughshod Wins Weekly Ratings - Posted December 14, 2012
As the Giants position themselves for another Super Bowl run, a rout of the Saints proved to be a ratings winner Sunday. The Fox game was tops for the week with an estimated 2.2 million WNYW viewers and a 11.4 rating, according to Nielsen. Fox's post-game, wrap-up show The OT kept enough... [FishbowlLA]

Dancing Edges Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting as Most Watched Prime Time Show - Posted December 7, 2012
Holiday regalia is full steam ahead! Office parties are the norm. And another seasonal mainstay is NBC's tradition of the Christmas tree lightning at home base--Rockefeller Plaza. The holiday favorite brought throngs in the Christmas spirit to Midtown, and millions to their seats. The show tied for second, according to Niel... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Dancing Edges Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting as Most Watched Prime Time Show - Posted December 7, 2012
Holiday regalia is full steam ahead! Office parties are the norm. And another seasonal mainstay is NBC's tradition of the Christmas tree lightning at home base--Rockefeller Plaza. The holiday favorite brought throngs in the Christmas spirit to Midtown, and millions to their seats. The show tied for second, according to Niel... [FishbowlNY]

WCBS Brings in "A" Team for Hurricane Sandy Coverage - Posted October 28, 2012
Hurricane Sandy is churning in the Atlantic, and approaching New York. Preparations for the serious storm have caused the area TV stations to cover the impending destruction. Most of the city stations took Mayor Bloomberg's briefings live and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's comments. WCBS/Channel 2 lef... [FishbowlLA]

WCBS Brings in "A" Team for Hurricane Sandy Coverage - Posted October 28, 2012
Hurricane Sandy is churning in the Atlantic, and approaching New York. Preparations for the serious storm have caused the area TV stations to cover the impending destruction. Most of the city stations took Mayor Bloomberg's briefings live and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's comments. WCBS/Channel 2 lef... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WCBS Brings in "A" Team for Hurricane Sandy Coverage - Posted October 28, 2012
Hurricane Sandy is churning in the Atlantic, and approaching New York. Preparations for the serious storm have caused the area TV stations to cover the impending destruction. Most of the city stations took Mayor Bloomberg's briefings live and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's comments. WCBS/Channel 2 lef... [FishbowlNY]

Struggling Jets Topple the Weekly Ratings, Not the Patriots - Posted October 25, 2012
It took overtime before the New England Patriots bested their AFC East rivals, 29-26. Despite the New York Jets loss, the game got the highest prime time rating for the week. An estimated 2 million fans were tuned to WCBS, with a 10.2 rating, according to Nielsen. The extended NFL covera... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Struggling Jets Topple the Weekly Ratings, Not the Patriots - Posted October 25, 2012
It took overtime before the New England Patriots bested their AFC East rivals, 29-26. Despite the New York Jets loss, the game got the highest prime time rating for the week. An estimated 2 million fans were tuned to WCBS, with a 10.2 rating, according to Nielsen. The extended NFL covera... [FishbowlNY]

60 Minutes Secures Weekly Ratings Top Spot - Posted October 11, 2012
CBS' 60 Minutes found its way to the top of the prime time list in New York, for the week ending October 7. The magazine, on the air since 1968, had an estimated 1.3 million viewers and a 6.9 rating, according to Nielsen. 60 Minutes followed the Broncos and Patriots gam... [morningmedianewsfeed]

60 Minutes Secures Weekly Ratings Top Spot - Posted October 11, 2012
CBS' 60 Minutes found its way to the top of the prime time list in New York, for the week ending October 7. The magazine, on the air since 1968, had an estimated 1.3 million viewers and a 6.9 rating, according to Nielsen. 60 Minutes followed the Broncos and Patriots gam... [FishbowlNY]

Giants' Sunday Night Loss Tops Weekly Prime Time Ratings - Posted October 4, 2012
The New York Giants played a tight game with their AFC East rival Philadelphia Eagles Sunday night. It was a late field goal that did in the G-Men, 19-17. However, it was some winning of a different sort--in the ratings. NBC's Sunday Night Football was the highest-rated program in N... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Giants' Sunday Night Loss Tops Weekly Prime Time Ratings - Posted October 4, 2012
The New York Giants played a tight game with their AFC East rival Philadelphia Eagles Sunday night. It was a late field goal that did in the G-Men, 19-17. However, it was some winning of a different sort--in the ratings. NBC's Sunday Night Football was the highest-rated program in N... [FishbowlNY]

Breaking: Bill Carey Stepping Down as WPIX News Director, Likely for Internet Startup - Posted October 3, 2012
WPIX news director Bill Carey, who is responsible for sweeping changes to the look and staff since joining the station in November 2009, is giving up his post. A well-placed source tells FishbowlNY that Carey is leaving Channel 11 before the N... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Breaking: Bill Carey Stepping Down as WPIX News Director, Likely for Internet Startup - Posted October 3, 2012
WPIX news director Bill Carey, who is responsible for sweeping changes to the look and staff since joining the station in November 2009, is giving up his post. A well-placed source tells FishbowlNY that Carey is leaving Channel 11 before the N... [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 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

Emmys Win the Week; X Factor Edges The Voice - Posted September 27, 2012
Television's biggest night was a ratings winner! The Emmy Awards, broadcast on ABC, was the number one prime time show in New York for the week ending September 23. The event, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, had an estimated 1.3 million WABC... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Emmys Win the Week; X Factor Edges The Voice - Posted September 27, 2012
Television's biggest night was a ratings winner! The Emmy Awards, broadcast on ABC, was the number one prime time show in New York for the week ending September 23. The event, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, had an estimated 1.3 million WABC... [FishbowlNY]

New York Jets Lose to the Steelers, But Win the Ratings Week - Posted September 20, 2012
Despite losing to the Steelers Sunday night, 27-10, at Heinz Field, enough Jets (and Steeler) fans tuned in to catapult to the top spot in the weekly prime time ratings. The game, broadcast by CBS, reeled in a 1.8 million fans on Channel 2 with a 9.1 rating, according to Nielsen. Thanks... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New York Jets Lose to the Steelers, But Win the Ratings Week - Posted September 20, 2012
Despite losing to the Steelers Sunday night, 27-10, at Heinz Field, enough Jets (and Steeler) fans tuned in to catapult to the top spot in the weekly prime time ratings. The game, broadcast by CBS, reeled in a 1.8 million fans on Channel 2 with a 9.1 rating, according to Nielsen. Thanks... [FishbowlNY]

Giants' Season Opener Wins in Ratings, But Not On the Field - Posted September 12, 2012
It was a rare Wednesday night in the NFL. The season opener was switched to accommodate a national audience for President Obama's Democratic National Convention acceptance speech. The Giants began defense of their latest Super Bowl triumph, hosting the Cowboys. Although the G-Men fell short, 24-17, the NBC kickoff special was th... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Giants' Season Opener Wins in Ratings, But Not On the Field - Posted September 12, 2012
It was a rare Wednesday night in the NFL. The season opener was switched to accommodate a national audience for President Obama's Democratic National Convention acceptance speech. The Giants began defense of their latest Super Bowl triumph, hosting the Cowboys. Although the G-Men fell short, 24-17, the NBC kickoff special was th... [FishbowlNY]

Report: Local Newscasts Outpace Cable Networks in New York - Posted September 12, 2012
Viewers would rather get their news from local anchors in New York than the cable news networks, a report by trade association TVB indicates. The report says New York's early and late evening newscasts combined to outdraw the five highest-rated cable networks by 18 percent. The data is conclusive in highlighting the enor... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Report: Local Newscasts Outpace Cable Networks in New York - Posted September 12, 2012
Viewers would rather get their news from local anchors in New York than the cable news networks, a report by trade association TVB indicates. The report says New York's early and late evening newscasts combined to outdraw the five highest-rated cable networks by 18 percent. The data is conclusive in highlighting the enor... [FishbowlNY]

Remembering Victims of 9/11, 11 Years Later - Posted September 11, 2012
We mark time as another year has elapsed since the 9/11 attacks. The 11th anniversary features the now-traditional, if not emotional, "reading of the names" of victim's families at the World Trade Center. This is only the second time since 2001 that September 11 falls on a Tuesday. If last year's 10th... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Remembering Victims of 9/11, 11 Years Later - Posted September 11, 2012
We mark time as another year has elapsed since the 9/11 attacks. The 11th anniversary features the now-traditional, if not emotional, "reading of the names" of victim's families at the World Trade Center. This is only the second time since 2001 that September 11 falls on a Tuesday. If last year's 10th... [FishbowlNY]

Jets Sunday Night Preseason Loss Tops Weekly Ratings - Posted August 29, 2012
America got its first look at Tim Tebow in action for the Jets Sunday night. Curiosity also got the best of New Yorkers, making the NBC game, with Al Michaels and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jets Sunday Night Preseason Loss Tops Weekly Ratings - Posted August 29, 2012
America got its first look at Tim Tebow in action for the Jets Sunday night. Curiosity also got the best of New Yorkers, making the NBC game, with Al Michaels and ... [FishbowlNY]

New York Reporters Hunker Down in New Orleans for Hurricane Isaac - Posted August 29, 2012
Seven years ago today, after nearly being swallowed up by Hurricane Katrina, the New Orleans area is being assaulted by Hurricane Isaac and New York reporters are on the scene. WNBC/Chan... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New York Reporters Hunker Down in New Orleans for Hurricane Isaac - Posted August 29, 2012
Seven years ago today, after nearly being swallowed up by Hurricane Katrina, the New Orleans area is being assaulted by Hurricane Isaac and New York reporters are on the scene. WNBC/Chan... [FishbowlNY]

Taking a Tour of New WABC/Channel 7 Studios - Posted August 28, 2012
[caption id="attachment_67031" align="alignleft" width="300"] View from the anchor desk[/caption] It's closing in on a year since WABC/Channel 7 moved to new studios at the other side of its Upper West Side building. FishbowlNY was granted access recently to tour the operation with video and photos. Regular viewers ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Taking a Tour of New WABC/Channel 7 Studios - Posted August 28, 2012
[caption id="attachment_67031" align="alignleft" width="300"] View from the anchor desk[/caption] It's closing in on a year since WABC/Channel 7 moved to new studios at the other side of its Upper West Side building. FishbowlNY was granted access recently to tour the operation with video and photos. Regular viewers ... [FishbowlNY]

Stations Take to the Ground, Sky for Deadly Empire State Building Shooting - Posted August 24, 2012
As a gunman opened fire in Midtown Manhattan this morning, TV stations were quick to break in with coverage. Our sister site, TVSpy reports, that none was quicker than WABC/Channel 7. WABC hit the air at 9:16 a.m. with... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Stations Take to the Ground, Sky for Deadly Empire State Building Shooting - Posted August 24, 2012
As a gunman opened fire in Midtown Manhattan this morning, TV stations were quick to break in with coverage. Our sister site, TVSpy reports, that none was quicker than WABC/Channel 7. WABC hit the air at 9:16 a.m. with... [FishbowlNY]

Stations Make Plans as Republicans and Democrats Get Ready to Nominate at National Conventions - Posted August 23, 2012
[caption id="attachment_66746" align="alignleft" width="275"] Obama and Biden accept the Democratic nomination in 2008[/caption] The battle between Mitt Romney and President Obama moves to the convention floor next week for the nominating process, and TV and radio stations are ready for extra coverage of the key ... [FishbowlLA]

Stations Make Plans as Republicans and Democrats Get Ready to Nominate at National Conventions - Posted August 23, 2012
[caption id="attachment_66746" align="alignleft" width="275"] Obama and Biden accept the Democratic nomination in 2008[/caption] The battle between Mitt Romney and President Obama moves to the convention floor next week for the nominating process, and TV and radio stations are ready for extra coverage of the key ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Stations Make Plans as Republicans and Democrats Get Ready to Nominate at National Conventions - Posted August 23, 2012
[caption id="attachment_66746" align="alignleft" width="275"] Obama and Biden accept the Democratic nomination in 2008[/caption] The battle between Mitt Romney and President Obama moves to the convention floor next week for the nominating process, and TV and radio stations are ready for extra coverage of the key ... [FishbowlNY]

Jets/Giants Preseason Lifts WCBS to Top of Weekly Ratings - Posted August 22, 2012
The Jets and Giants exhibition tilt was still must see TV. The Saturday night matchup on WCBS/Channel 2 grabbed the top spot for the week, according to Nielsen. An estimated 853,000 fans tuned to WCBS with a 4.4 rating. Back to baseball, as the Yankees made five Top 30 appearances. The highest... [FishbowlLA]

Jets/Giants Preseason Lifts WCBS to Top of Weekly Ratings - Posted August 22, 2012
The Jets and Giants exhibition tilt was still must see TV. The Saturday night matchup on WCBS/Channel 2 grabbed the top spot for the week, according to Nielsen. An estimated 853,000 fans tuned to WCBS with a 4.4 rating. Back to baseball, as the Yankees made five Top 30 appearances. The highest... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jets/Giants Preseason Lifts WCBS to Top of Weekly Ratings - Posted August 22, 2012
The Jets and Giants exhibition tilt was still must see TV. The Saturday night matchup on WCBS/Channel 2 grabbed the top spot for the week, according to Nielsen. An estimated 853,000 fans tuned to WCBS with a 4.4 rating. Back to baseball, as the Yankees made five Top 30 appearances. The highest... [FishbowlNY]

Former Giants Star Michael Strahan Tapped as Live with Kelly Co-Host - Posted August 22, 2012
He may not be Regis Philbin, but the gap-toothed, Giants great Michael Strahan is set to succeed the broadcasting legend. After dozens of on-air auditions, mult... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Former Giants Star Michael Strahan Tapped as Live with Kelly Co-Host - Posted August 22, 2012
He may not be Regis Philbin, but the gap-toothed, Giants great Michael Strahan is set to succeed the broadcasting legend. After dozens of on-air auditions, mult... [FishbowlNY]

All That Glitters is NBC's Olympic Coverage - Posted August 15, 2012
The London Olympics proved to the most watched television event in history. So, of course, WNBC reaped golden results from the Games. The Nielsen weekly ratings, once again, were "top-heavy" with Olympics prime time action. It was the Closing Ceremony, however, that took the gold, as the top program of the wee... [FishbowlLA]

Olympics Burn Brightly for WNBC Atop the Weekly Ratings - Posted August 8, 2012
The London Olympics easily won the week for WNBC, despite the flood of complaints the network received about its handling of the prime time, tape-delayed coverage. The seven days included in the weekly survey by Nielsen, earned the Top 7 spots, blowing away the competition in the process. Proving the popularity of women's... [FishbowlLA]

Olympics Burn Brightly for WNBC Atop the Weekly Ratings - Posted August 8, 2012
The London Olympics easily won the week for WNBC, despite the flood of complaints the network received about its handling of the prime time, tape-delayed coverage. The seven days included in the weekly survey by Nielsen, earned the Top 7 spots, blowing away the competition in the process. Proving the popularity of women's... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Olympics Burn Brightly for WNBC Atop the Weekly Ratings - Posted August 8, 2012
The London Olympics easily won the week for WNBC, despite the flood of complaints the network received about its handling of the prime time, tape-delayed coverage. The seven days included in the weekly survey by Nielsen, earned the Top 7 spots, blowing away the competition in the process. Proving the popularity of women's... [FishbowlNY]

Ratings Win of Olympic Proportions for WNBC - Posted August 2, 2012
No opening night jitters for Olympics coverage on NBC. The New York prime time ratings gave the Top 3 slots to the London Games. The Opening Ceremonies led the way with an estimated 2.6 million WNBC viewers and a 13.5 rating, winning "gold." The Nielsen weekly survey ends Sunday, but not before... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Ratings Win of Olympic Proportions for WNBC - Posted August 2, 2012
No opening night jitters for Olympics coverage on NBC. The New York prime time ratings gave the Top 3 slots to the London Games. The Opening Ceremonies led the way with an estimated 2.6 million WNBC viewers and a 13.5 rating, winning "gold." The Nielsen weekly survey ends Sunday, but not before... [FishbowlNY]

Camille Edwards Named WABC-TV VP of News - Posted July 30, 2012
WABC/Channel 7 has appointed Camille Edwards to oversee the more than 40 hours of live news programming. As VP of News, Edwards is also in charge of the station's content on all platforms, including on... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Camille Edwards Named WABC-TV VP of News - Posted July 30, 2012
WABC/Channel 7 has appointed Camille Edwards to oversee the more than 40 hours of live news programming. As VP of News, Edwards is also in charge of the station's content on all platforms, including on... [FishbowlNY]

America's Got Talent and Big Ratings for the Week - Posted July 26, 2012
NBC's summer staple America's Got Talent exploded with the best two showings of the week. The episodes averaged 583,000 WNBC viewers and a 3.0 rating, according to Nielsen. Univision's Channel 41 made a rare appearance in the Top 3. Tied at number two was a live edition of the popular Premio... [morningmedianewsfeed]

America's Got Talent and Big Ratings for the Week - Posted July 26, 2012
NBC's summer staple America's Got Talent exploded with the best two showings of the week. The episodes averaged 583,000 WNBC viewers and a 3.0 rating, according to Nielsen. Univision's Channel 41 made a rare appearance in the Top 3. Tied at number two was a live edition of the popular Premio... [FishbowlNY]

Noon Newscasts Feature Expanded Coverage of Deadly Movie Theater Shooting - Posted July 20, 2012
The story was 2,000 miles away from Manhattan, but every afternoon newscast was locked into breaking news mode. Moviegoers gathered in Aurora, Colorado, outside of Denver for the midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises. Suddenly, a shooter unleashes a barrage of shots, killing at least 12 people and wounding at... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Noon Newscasts Feature Expanded Coverage of Deadly Movie Theater Shooting - Posted July 20, 2012
The story was 2,000 miles away from Manhattan, but every afternoon newscast was locked into breaking news mode. Moviegoers gathered in Aurora, Colorado, outside of Denver for the midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises. Suddenly, a shooter unleashes a barrage of shots, killing at least 12 people and wounding at... [FishbowlNY]

Baseball All-Star Game Hits Home Run in Weekly Ratings for WNYW - Posted July 18, 2012
The summer is quiet time for TV viewing habits. But last week's Baseball All-Star Game had big numbers to finish at number one. The game, on WNYW/Channel 5, had an estimated 900,000 viewers and a 4.6 rating, according to Nielsen. The pre-game show had a ninth-place finish (473,000/2.4). ESPN also used... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Baseball All-Star Game Hits Home Run in Weekly Ratings for WNYW - Posted July 18, 2012
The summer is quiet time for TV viewing habits. But last week's Baseball All-Star Game had big numbers to finish at number one. The game, on WNYW/Channel 5, had an estimated 900,000 viewers and a 4.6 rating, according to Nielsen. The pre-game show had a ninth-place finish (473,000/2.4). ESPN also used... [FishbowlNY]

Macy's Fireworks Rockets to Number One in Weekly Ratings - Posted July 12, 2012
A Fourth of July tradition was the most popular for the week in New York. The annual Macy's fireworks spectacular, airing on NBC, grabbed the top two positions for the week. The two-hour special, hosted by Regis Philbin, had an estimated 1.6 mill... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Macy's Fireworks Rockets to Number One in Weekly Ratings - Posted July 12, 2012
A Fourth of July tradition was the most popular for the week in New York. The annual Macy's fireworks spectacular, airing on NBC, grabbed the top two positions for the week. The two-hour special, hosted by Regis Philbin, had an estimated 1.6 mill... [FishbowlNY]

Fox 5/WNYW Rocked by a Major Anchor Shakeup - Posted June 28, 2012
[caption id="attachment_63200" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Earlier this week, Alexander and Anastos, in one of Ernie's final 10 p.m. broadcasts. "][/caption] Channel 5 news viewers take note: get out your programs and some pencils with erasers, there are changes-a-plenty coming Monday in the anchor pool. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fox 5/WNYW Rocked by a Major Anchor Shakeup - Posted June 28, 2012
[caption id="attachment_63200" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Earlier this week, Alexander and Anastos, in one of Ernie's final 10 p.m. broadcasts. "][/caption] Channel 5 news viewers take note: get out your programs and some pencils with erasers, there are changes-a-plenty coming Monday in the anchor pool. ... [FishbowlNY]

NBA Finals Eclipse Subway Series for Weekly Ratings Supremecy - Posted June 28, 2012
The Yankees and Mets battled at CitiField, but it fell short for the top spot of the week. Instead, it was celebration night as Lebron James and the Heat received the crowning touching. The NBA Finals wrapped up with Game 5 Thursday night. New Yorkers watched as the triumphant James earned his... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NBA Finals Eclipse Subway Series for Weekly Ratings Supremecy - Posted June 28, 2012
The Yankees and Mets battled at CitiField, but it fell short for the top spot of the week. Instead, it was celebration night as Lebron James and the Heat received the crowning touching. The NBA Finals wrapped up with Game 5 Thursday night. New Yorkers watched as the triumphant James earned his... [FishbowlNY]

Lebron and Co. Lift WABC to Winning Week with NBA Finals - Posted June 20, 2012
With the storyline of Lebron James gunning for his first NBA title, the Finals took the Top 3 spots for the week. Game 1 of ABC's coverage between the Heat and Thunder had estimated 1.4 million Channel 7 viewers, according to Nielsen, with a 7.1 rating. Game 2 also performed well with 1.2... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lebron and Co. Lift WABC to Winning Week with NBA Finals - Posted June 20, 2012
With the storyline of Lebron James gunning for his first NBA title, the Finals took the Top 3 spots for the week. Game 1 of ABC's coverage between the Heat and Thunder had estimated 1.4 million Channel 7 viewers, according to Nielsen, with a 7.1 rating. Game 2 also performed well with 1.2... [FishbowlNY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted June 1, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Caroline Bermudez Bids Adieu to Morning Zoo, May 29 ... [FishbowlLA]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted June 1, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Caroline Bermudez Bids Adieu to Morning Zoo, May 29 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted June 1, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Caroline Bermudez Bids Adieu to Morning Zoo, May 29 ... [FishbowlNY]

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 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

WABC News Director Kenny Plotnik Exiting - Posted May 29, 2012
It's the end of an era on Lincoln Square. News director Kenny Plotnik is leaving WABC/Channel 7. He has held the position since August 2002. Our sister site TVS... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WABC News Director Kenny Plotnik Exiting - Posted May 29, 2012
It's the end of an era on Lincoln Square. News director Kenny Plotnik is leaving WABC/Channel 7. He has held the position since August 2002. Our sister site TVS... [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]

American Idol Recaptures Top Spot Ahead of Last Night's Finale - Posted May 24, 2012
American Idol wrapped up season 11 with another star-studded event, culminating with Phillip Phillips being crowned champion. Rewind a week, and American Idol had its best showing of the season in the New York prime time ratings. Idol, whic... [morningmedianewsfeed]

American Idol Recaptures Top Spot Ahead of Last Night's Finale - Posted May 24, 2012
American Idol wrapped up season 11 with another star-studded event, culminating with Phillip Phillips being crowned champion. Rewind a week, and American Idol had its best showing of the season in the New York prime time ratings. Idol, whic... [FishbowlNY]

Broken Record: Dancing Edges Idol in Weekly Ratings - Posted May 16, 2012
Twirling celebrities and singing amateurs held on to the Top 4 slots for the week in New York. ABC's Dancing With The Stars takes ownership of the number one position again, according to Nielsen, for the two-hour performances. An estimated 1.2 million WABC viewers tuned in, giving the broadcast a 6.4 rating.... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Broken Record: Dancing Edges Idol in Weekly Ratings - Posted May 16, 2012
Twirling celebrities and singing amateurs held on to the Top 4 slots for the week in New York. ABC's Dancing With The Stars takes ownership of the number one position again, according to Nielsen, for the two-hour performances. An estimated 1.2 million WABC viewers tuned in, giving the broadcast a 6.4 rating.... [FishbowlNY]

Dancing Blocks Idol From Weekly Top Spot - Posted May 10, 2012
The countdown is on until the season finales. And it was another successful week for ABC's Dancing With The Stars, topping the Nielsen prime time ratings in New York. The show had an estimated 1.2 million viewers and a 6.3 rating for its two-hour Monday night broadcast. However, elimination night settled for... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Dancing Blocks Idol From Weekly Top Spot - Posted May 10, 2012
The countdown is on until the season finales. And it was another successful week for ABC's Dancing With The Stars, topping the Nielsen prime time ratings in New York. The show had an estimated 1.2 million viewers and a 6.3 rating for its two-hour Monday night broadcast. However, elimination night settled for... [FishbowlNY]

Dancing With The Stars Beats Idol, Stands Atop Weekly Ratings - Posted May 2, 2012
As the calendar moves to May, that means it's the final weeks of TV's regular season. To put it another way, time is drawing near until the season finales for ABC's Dancing With The Stars and Fox's American Idol. The real competition has been in the ratings between the two shows. In... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Dancing With The Stars Beats Idol, Stands Atop Weekly Ratings - Posted May 2, 2012
As the calendar moves to May, that means it's the final weeks of TV's regular season. To put it another way, time is drawing near until the season finales for ABC's Dancing With The Stars and Fox's American Idol. The real competition has been in the ratings between the two shows. In... [FishbowlNY]

Veteran of WABC-TV, WNBC-TV to Host Business Show on WLIW/Channel 21 - Posted May 1, 2012
Longtime broadcast journalist Jim Paymar is joining Public Television. Paymar anchors and executive produces Long Island Business Report starting tonight at 10:30 on Channel 21/WLIW. WLIW21's new local production Long Island Business ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Veteran of WABC-TV, WNBC-TV to Host Business Show on WLIW/Channel 21 - Posted May 1, 2012
Longtime broadcast journalist Jim Paymar is joining Public Television. Paymar anchors and executive produces Long Island Business Report starting tonight at 10:30 on Channel 21/WLIW. WLIW21's new local production Long Island Business ... [FishbowlNY]

Dancing With The Stars Takes the Weekly Ratings - Posted April 25, 2012
There is a definite battle brewing each week between ABC's Dancing With The Stars and Fox's American Idol. While the shows don't compete against each other, they do face-off in the weekly prime time ratings. In New York this season, the slight nod has gone to Dancing. DWTS generated an estimated 1... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Dancing With The Stars Takes the Weekly Ratings - Posted April 25, 2012
There is a definite battle brewing each week between ABC's Dancing With The Stars and Fox's American Idol. While the shows don't compete against each other, they do face-off in the weekly prime time ratings. In New York this season, the slight nod has gone to Dancing. DWTS generated an estimated 1... [FishbowlNY]

WNBC-TV and WCBS-AM Among the Big Winners at Folios - Posted April 20, 2012
[caption id="attachment_58535" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="2012 Folio co-hosts, WCBS anchors DuBois and Johnson"][/caption] The Folio Awards explore the best reporting on Long Island. Television and radio personalities were selected for their work. But make no mistake about it, this celebration of the past year ... [FishbowlLA]

WNBC-TV and WCBS-AM Among the Big Winners at Folios - Posted April 20, 2012
[caption id="attachment_58535" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="2012 Folio co-hosts, WCBS anchors DuBois and Johnson"][/caption]The Folio Awards explore the best reporting on Long Island. Television and radio personalities were selected for their work. But make no mistake about it, this celebration of the past year had ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WNBC-TV and WCBS-AM Among the Big Winners at Folios - Posted April 20, 2012
[caption id="attachment_58535" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="2012 Folio co-hosts, WCBS anchors DuBois and Johnson"][/caption]The Folio Awards explore the best reporting on Long Island. Television and radio personalities were selected for their work. But make no mistake about it, this celebration of the past year had ... [FishbowlNY]

Idol and Dancing Land in a Tie Atop Weekly Ratings - Posted April 19, 2012
The weekly ratings battle between American Idol and Dancing With The Stars gave neither program an outright victory. Two-hour editions of Dancing and Idol each were number one for the week, according to Nielsen. The Dancing and Idol telecasts had an estimated 1.3 millio... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Idol and Dancing Land in a Tie Atop Weekly Ratings - Posted April 19, 2012
The weekly ratings battle between American Idol and Dancing With The Stars gave neither program an outright victory. Two-hour editions of Dancing and Idol each were number one for the week, according to Nielsen. The Dancing and Idol telecasts had an estimated 1.3 millio... [FishbowlNY]

WNBC Reportedly Set to Debut New Studio Saturday - Posted April 18, 2012
WNBC/Channel 4 may be late to the party, but it's still, apparently, set to join the latest wave of stations with a new studio. Newscaststudio.com reports the oft-delayed move to the former NBC Nightly News home at Stud... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WNBC Reportedly Set to Debut New Studio Saturday - Posted April 18, 2012
WNBC/Channel 4 may be late to the party, but it's still, apparently, set to join the latest wave of stations with a new studio. Newscaststudio.com reports the oft-delayed move to the former NBC Nightly News home at Stud... [FishbowlNY]

Dancing Spins its Way to Another Ratings Win - Posted April 11, 2012
Make it another prime time ratings victory for ABC's Dancing With The Stars in New York. In the battle with American Idol on Fox, Dancing once again took the top two positions, according to Nielsen. The two-hour Dancing was number one with an estimated 1.3 million WABC viewers and a 7.0 rating.... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Dancing Spins its Way to Another Ratings Win - Posted April 11, 2012
Make it another prime time ratings victory for ABC's Dancing With The Stars in New York. In the battle with American Idol on Fox, Dancing once again took the top two positions, according to Nielsen. The two-hour Dancing was number one with an estimated 1.3 million WABC viewers and a 7.0 rating.... [FishbowlNY]

WABC Pays Tribute to Gil Noble - Posted April 9, 2012
WABC/Channel 7 remembered its longtime friend and colleague Gil Noble yesterday. On the station's weekly African-American public affairs show Here and Now, host ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WABC Pays Tribute to Gil Noble - Posted April 9, 2012
WABC/Channel 7 remembered its longtime friend and colleague Gil Noble yesterday. On the station's weekly African-American public affairs show Here and Now, host ... [FishbowlNY]

Gil Noble, Longtime Like It Is Host, Dies at 80 - Posted April 5, 2012
Gil Noble's career at WABC/Channel 7 spanned more than four decades. He started as a reporter and weekend anchor in 1967, but it was his signature show, Like It Is, an African American weekly public affairs show that made him a legend. The station says Noble died peacefully today at age... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gil Noble, Longtime Like It Is Host, Dies at 80 - Posted April 5, 2012
Gil Noble's career at WABC/Channel 7 spanned more than four decades. He started as a reporter and weekend anchor in 1967, but it was his signature show, Like It Is, an African American weekly public affairs show that made him a legend. The station says Noble died peacefully today at age... [FishbowlNY]

WCBS/Channel 2 Takes Top Honor at New York Emmys; MSG and WNBC Lead Way in Trophies Won - Posted April 2, 2012
[caption id="attachment_57167" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="WCBS' Lonnie Quinn and Chris Wragge accompanied by their new Emmys."][/caption] The best and brightest on the New York TV scene were on display last night at the 55th annual local Emmy Awards. FishbowlNY was on hand for the four-hour awards cere... [FishbowlLA]

WCBS/Channel 2 Takes Top Honor at New York Emmys; MSG and WNBC Lead Way in Trophies Won - Posted April 2, 2012
[caption id="attachment_57167" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="WCBS' Lonnie Quinn and Chris Wragge accompanied by their new Emmys."][/caption] The best and brightest on the New York TV scene were on display last night at the 55th annual local Emmy Awards. FishbowlNY was on hand for the four-hour awards cere... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WCBS/Channel 2 Takes Top Honor at New York Emmys; MSG and WNBC Lead Way in Trophies Won - Posted April 2, 2012
[caption id="attachment_57167" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="WCBS' Lonnie Quinn and Chris Wragge accompanied by their new Emmys."][/caption] The best and brightest on the New York TV scene were on display last night at the 55th annual local Emmy Awards. FishbowlNY was on hand for the four-hour awards cere... [FishbowlNY]

Dancing Eclipses Idol Atop the Weekly Ratings - Posted March 29, 2012
ABC welcomed Dancing With The Stars back for its new season, and in return the popular celebrity competition arrived at number one. The show had an estimated 1.27 million WABC viewers for the two-hour opener, according to Nielsen, and a 6.5 rating. American Idol's performance night fell short of the top spot, wi... [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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

Online TV Service Aereo Launches as Lawsuits Swirl - Posted March 15, 2012
Streaming TV startup Aereo launched this week in the New York market, amid lawsuits claiming copyright infringement. A lawsuit by CBS, NBC, and ABC, led to this terse joint statement: "This service is based on t... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Online TV Service Aereo Launches as Lawsuits Swirl - Posted March 15, 2012
Streaming TV startup Aereo launched this week in the New York market, amid lawsuits claiming copyright infringement. A lawsuit by CBS, NBC, and ABC, led to this terse joint statement: "This service is based on t... [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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

Idol Wins Week as Top 13 is Revealed - Posted March 8, 2012
Three nights of American Idol meant three nights atop the New York prime time ratings. Last Thursday's two-hour episode, where the Top 10 and three wild cards were chosen, had a strong number one for the wee... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Idol Wins Week as Top 13 is Revealed - Posted March 8, 2012
Three nights of American Idol meant three nights atop the New York prime time ratings. Last Thursday's two-hour episode, where the Top 10 and three wild cards were chosen, had a strong number one for the wee... [FishbowlNY]

WABC/Channel 7 Makes Historic Expansion with 11 P.M. News - Posted March 5, 2012
It's been non-existent since television first had a picture in the 1940s. New York City has never had a one-hour 11 p.m. newscast. But, that all changed at the start of 2011 when WABC/Channel 7 expanded its late weekend newscast. Anchors Sandra Bookman... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WABC/Channel 7 Makes Historic Expansion with 11 P.M. News - Posted March 5, 2012
It's been non-existent since television first had a picture in the 1940s. New York City has never had a one-hour 11 p.m. newscast. But, that all changed at the start of 2011 when WABC/Channel 7 expanded its late weekend newscast. Anchors Sandra Bookman... [FishbowlNY]

And the Ratings Winner is... WABC/Channel 7 with Oscar Night - Posted February 29, 2012
It is traditionally one of television's biggest nights of the year. And despite the usual criticism, the Academy Awards was easily the most-viewed show of the week nationally, and in New York. The Sunday night telecast, seen on WABC/Channel 7, had an estimated 4.2 million viewers with a bulging 21.7 rating, according... [morningmedianewsfeed]

And the Ratings Winner is... WABC/Channel 7 with Oscar Night - Posted February 29, 2012
It is traditionally one of television's biggest nights of the year. And despite the usual criticism, the Academy Awards was easily the most-viewed show of the week nationally, and in New York. The Sunday night telecast, seen on WABC/Channel 7, had an estimated 4.2 million viewers with a bulging 21.7 rating, according... [FishbowlNY]

American Idol Back on Top as Weekly Ratings Winner - Posted February 23, 2012
As American Idol began to trim the field before unveiling its Top 24 singers tonight, the show held the top two positions for the week. Hollywood Week gave way to a Las Vegas trip, as fans tuned in on WNYW/Channel 5. The Wednesday night telecast was number one, according to Nielsen, with an... [morningmedianewsfeed]

American Idol Back on Top as Weekly Ratings Winner - Posted February 23, 2012
As American Idol began to trim the field before unveiling its Top 24 singers tonight, the show held the top two positions for the week. Hollywood Week gave way to a Las Vegas trip, as fans tuned in on WNYW/Channel 5. The Wednesday night telecast was number one, according to Nielsen, with an... [FishbowlNY]

MSG Network and WNBC Top the Nominees for New York Emmys - Posted February 16, 2012
With 57 nominations, MSG Network leads the pack at the New York Emmy Awards. WNBC/Channel 4 tops the over-the-air outlets with 50 nods. A look at some of the nominations for the April 1st gala: For Best Morning Newscast, the nominees include WNYW/Channel 5's Good Day New York, WNBC's Today in New York... [morningmedianewsfeed]

MSG Network and WNBC Top the Nominees for New York Emmys - Posted February 16, 2012
With 57 nominations, MSG Network leads the pack at the New York Emmy Awards. WNBC/Channel 4 tops the over-the-air outlets with 50 nods. A look at some of the nominations for the April 1st gala: For Best Morning Newscast, the nominees include WNYW/Channel 5's Good Day New York, WNBC's Today in New York... [FishbowlNY]

Led by Whitney Houston Tribute, Grammys Rocket to Number One in Weekly Ratings - Posted February 15, 2012
Despite the pall over the proceedings Sunday night, the Grammy Awards enjoyed a big night. Early into the three-and-a-half hour telecast, host LL Cool J led a prayer for Whitney Houston who ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Led by Whitney Houston Tribute, Grammys Rocket to Number One in Weekly Ratings - Posted February 15, 2012
Despite the pall over the proceedings Sunday night, the Grammy Awards enjoyed a big night. Early into the three-and-a-half hour telecast, host LL Cool J led a prayer for Whitney Houston who ... [FishbowlNY]

Stations Travel to Rome for Archbishop Dolan's Elevation Next Week - Posted February 10, 2012
He's been on the job for less than three years, but next weekend New York's Archbishop, Timothy Dolan, enjoys the biggest moment of his ecumenical career. Last month, Dolan was chosen by the Vatican to become a Cardinal. His elevation is scheduled for Saturday, February 18 in R... [FishbowlLA]

WCBS Rides the Giants' Road to Glory to Impressive Post-Super Bowl Numbers - Posted February 6, 2012
With the anchor team of Otis Livingston and Chris Wragge positioned on the Lucas Oil Stadium field, WCBS/Channel 2 concluded its special week of S... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WCBS Rides the Giants' Road to Glory to Impressive Post-Super Bowl Numbers - Posted February 6, 2012
With the anchor team of Otis Livingston and Chris Wragge positioned on the Lucas Oil Stadium field, WCBS/Channel 2 concluded its special week of S... [FishbowlNY]

Liz Aiello Ousted as WEMP Programming VP - Posted February 4, 2012
To say the ratings for WEMP/FM News 101.9 have been in the tank since hitting the air in August would be kind. In the latest Arbitron numbers, the Merlin Media start-up slipped from a .6 to a microscopic .5. Those ratings indicate a failed experiment, and heads are rolling on Hudson Street. ... [AllTwitter]

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]

Channel 2 Reporter Kristin Thorne Joins Channel 7 - Posted January 19, 2012
Up-and-coming reporter Kristin Thorne is making the move to WABC/Channel 7. The Emmy Award winning reporter had been a freelancer for WCBS/Channel 2 since March 2011. Thorne has been named a full-time Long Island corresponden... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Channel 2 Reporter Kristin Thorne Joins Channel 7 - Posted January 19, 2012
Up-and-coming reporter Kristin Thorne is making the move to WABC/Channel 7. The Emmy Award winning reporter had been a freelancer for WCBS/Channel 2 since March 2011. Thorne has been named a full-time Long Island corresponden... [FishbowlNY]

Giants Super Bowl Push Takes Number One in Weekly Ratings - Posted January 18, 2012
The New York Giants are onto the NFC Championship and a date with the San Francisco 49ers. But first, the G-Men had to do away with the Green Bay Packers Sunday night in the divisional round. The game broadcast on Fox won the week, according to Nielsen. An estimated 4 million... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Giants Super Bowl Push Takes Number One in Weekly Ratings - Posted January 18, 2012
The New York Giants are onto the NFC Championship and a date with the San Francisco 49ers. But first, the G-Men had to do away with the Green Bay Packers Sunday night in the divisional round. The game broadcast on Fox won the week, according to Nielsen. An estimated 4 million... [FishbowlNY]

NFL Wild Card Action Takes Top Slots in Weekly Ratings - Posted January 12, 2012
Despite the Giants playing in the early game Sunday, Wild Card action still took the top two positions for the week. Pittsburgh vs. Denver was number one, according to Nielsen, with an estimated 2.2 million WCBS/Channel viewers and an 11.6 rating. The second-half of NBC's playoff doubleheader Saturday was n... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NFL Wild Card Action Takes Top Slots in Weekly Ratings - Posted January 12, 2012
Despite the Giants playing in the early game Sunday, Wild Card action still took the top two positions for the week. Pittsburgh vs. Denver was number one, according to Nielsen, with an estimated 2.2 million WCBS/Channel viewers and an 11.6 rating. The second-half of NBC's playoff doubleheader Saturday was n... [FishbowlNY]

Class of 2012 McDonald's Black Media Legends Named - Posted January 11, 2012
McDonalds has once again named Black Media Legends, several of whom are broadcasters in New York. This is the 10th year of the program, and for the first time a pair of special awards will be given. Iconic voice of African Americans, Gil No... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Class of 2012 McDonald's Black Media Legends Named - Posted January 11, 2012
McDonalds has once again named Black Media Legends, several of whom are broadcasters in New York. This is the 10th year of the program, and for the first time a pair of special awards will be given. Iconic voice of African Americans, Gil No... [FishbowlNY]

New York City Marathon Gets New Broadcast Home--WABC/ESPN - Posted January 10, 2012
In an unprecedented agreement, the New York Road Runners Club announced yesterday that their signature event--the New York City Marathon will be televised by ESPN and WABC in New York. WNBC has anchored the race since 1999. It marks a return home for the most famous race in the Big Apple.... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New York City Marathon Gets New Broadcast Home--WABC/ESPN - Posted January 10, 2012
In an unprecedented agreement, the New York Road Runners Club announced yesterday that their signature event--the New York City Marathon will be televised by ESPN and WABC in New York. WNBC has anchored the race since 1999. It marks a return home for the most famous race in the Big Apple.... [FishbowlNY]

Giants Clincher Takes the Weekly Ratings Top Spot - Posted January 5, 2012
The Giants regular season finale, a win and in the playoffs, was the easy winner of the week, according to Nielsen. The Giants won NBC's Sunday Night Football, 31-14 against the Cowboys, with 2.9 million WNBC/Channel 4 viewers tuned in and a whopping 15.0 rating. The final half hour of... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Giants Clincher Takes the Weekly Ratings Top Spot - Posted January 5, 2012
The Giants regular season finale, a win and in the playoffs, was the easy winner of the week, according to Nielsen. The Giants won NBC's Sunday Night Football, 31-14 against the Cowboys, with 2.9 million WNBC/Channel 4 viewers tuned in and a whopping 15.0 rating. The final half hour of... [FishbowlNY]

X Factor Finale Tops Weekly Ratings - Posted December 31, 2011
Simon Cowell's X Factor made its U.S. debut in September While the ratings have been good in New York, they haven't come close to American Idol. That is, until the finale. The two-night finale, culminating with Melanie Amaro being crowned winner, took the top spot on WNYW/Channel 5. Nielsen says the... [morningmedianewsfeed]

X Factor Finale Tops Weekly Ratings - Posted December 31, 2011
Simon Cowell's X Factor made its U.S. debut in September While the ratings have been good in New York, they haven't come close to American Idol. That is, until the finale. The two-night finale, culminating with Melanie Amaro being crowned winner, took the top spot on WNYW/Channel 5. Nielsen says the... [FishbowlNY]

WABC Anchor Bill Ritter Ready to Spread Christmas Cheer - Posted December 19, 2011
Bill Ritter is established as the top anchor at WABC/Channel 7. But since 2001, he has also been the go-to guy for Christmas newscasts. Ritter, who is Jewish, does not mind logging some holiday hours to help his fellow man (and woman) cele... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WABC Anchor Bill Ritter Ready to Spread Christmas Cheer - Posted December 19, 2011
Bill Ritter is established as the top anchor at WABC/Channel 7. But since 2001, he has also been the go-to guy for Christmas newscasts. Ritter, who is Jewish, does not mind logging some holiday hours to help his fellow man (and woman) cele... [FishbowlNY]

Sunday Night Giants/Cowboys Matchup Wins Weekly Ratings - Posted December 15, 2011
The Giants rallied and held on for a dramatic victory against the Cowboys in NBC's Sunday Night Football. As expected, the game took the top spot for the week, according to Nielsen, with an estimated 2.2 million WNBC/Channel 4 viewers and an 11.4 rating. Gearing up the vital NFC East matc... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sunday Night Giants/Cowboys Matchup Wins Weekly Ratings - Posted December 15, 2011
The Giants rallied and held on for a dramatic victory against the Cowboys in NBC's Sunday Night Football. As expected, the game took the top spot for the week, according to Nielsen, with an estimated 2.2 million WNBC/Channel 4 viewers and an 11.4 rating. Gearing up the vital NFC East matc... [FishbowlNY]

Time to Handout 2nd Annual Barmash Awards for Excellence in TV News - Posted December 14, 2011
It's that time of the year---time for buying Christmas trees, and subsequently decorating them with all the trimmings. Our Jewish friends are digging out the menorahs, and making sure they have enough candles. But it's also the season for countless awards. FishbowlNY is no exception, as we present our 2nd annual Barmash... [FishbowlLA]

Time to Handout 2nd Annual Barmash Awards for Excellence in TV News - Posted December 14, 2011
It's that time of the year---time for buying Christmas trees, and subsequently decorating them with all the trimmings. Our Jewish friends are digging out the menorahs, and making sure they have enough candles. But it's also the season for countless awards. FishbowlNY is no exception, as we present our 2nd annual Barmash... [SocialTimes.com]

Time to Handout 2nd Annual Barmash Awards for Excellence in TV News - Posted December 14, 2011
It's that time of the year---time for buying Christmas trees, and subsequently decorating them with all the trimmings. Our Jewish friends are digging out the menorahs, and making sure they have enough candles. But it's also the season for countless awards. FishbowlNY is no exception, as we present our 2nd annual Barmash... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Time to Handout 2nd Annual Barmash Awards for Excellence in TV News - Posted December 14, 2011
It's that time of the year---time for buying Christmas trees, and subsequently decorating them with all the trimmings. Our Jewish friends are digging out the menorahs, and making sure they have enough candles. But it's also the season for countless awards. FishbowlNY is no exception, as we present our 2nd annual Barmash... [FishbowlNY]

Giants/Packers on WNYW Wins Weekly Ratings - Posted December 8, 2011
The Giants may have lost on the field to the unbeaten Packers, but they won--and won big in the ratings department. The late afternoon game on WNYW/Channel 5 was tops for the week, according to Nielsen, with a whopping 2.3 million viewers and an 11.9 rating. Because of the dramatic Packers comeback,... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Giants/Packers on WNYW Wins Weekly Ratings - Posted December 8, 2011
The Giants may have lost on the field to the unbeaten Packers, but they won--and won big in the ratings department. The late afternoon game on WNYW/Channel 5 was tops for the week, according to Nielsen, with a whopping 2.3 million viewers and an 11.9 rating. Because of the dramatic Packers comeback,... [FishbowlNY]

You Choose--Pick Your Favorite Local News Anchor - Posted December 7, 2011
We're putting the final touches on the 2nd Annual Barmash Awards for outstanding work in TV news. But it's "live," we need your help. Yes, we're going interactive on you. Click on the poll below to select the "Readers Award" winner-- your favorite anchor. If you don't like any of the... [morningmedianewsfeed]

You Choose--Pick Your Favorite Local News Anchor - Posted December 7, 2011
We're putting the final touches on the 2nd Annual Barmash Awards for outstanding work in TV news. But it's "live," we need your help. Yes, we're going interactive on you. Click on the poll below to select the "Readers Award" winner-- your favorite anchor. If you don't like any of the... [FishbowlNY]

WCBS Grabs Top Spots in Weekly Ratings with NFL and 60 Minutes - Posted December 2, 2011
The Jets played at 1 p.m. on Sunday, and the Giants had the Monday nighter. But, NFL action spearheaded WCBS/Channel 2 to the number one position in last week's prime time Nielsen ratings. The extended football coverage game had an estimated 1.8 million viewers and a 9.1 rating. But footbal... [FishbowlLA]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted December 2, 2011
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. A. J. Daulerio Named EIC of Gawker, Tommy Craggs EIC of Deadspin, November 28 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted December 2, 2011
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. A. J. Daulerio Named EIC of Gawker, Tommy Craggs EIC of Deadspin, November 28 ... [FishbowlNY]

It's a Clean Sweep of the November Sweeps for WABC/Channel 7 - Posted November 28, 2011
WABC/Channel 7 maintained its dominance of local news, winning every daypart in the just-concluded November sweeps, according to Nielsen. Starting in the weekday mornings, Eyewitness News This Morning with Lori Stokes... [morningmedianewsfeed]

It's a Clean Sweep of the November Sweeps for WABC/Channel 7 - Posted November 28, 2011
WABC/Channel 7 maintained its dominance of local news, winning every daypart in the just-concluded November sweeps, according to Nielsen. Starting in the weekday mornings, Eyewitness News This Morning with Lori Stokes... [FishbowlNY]

Giants/Eagles Sunday Nighter Wins the Week - Posted November 23, 2011
A rivalry renewed on NBC's Sunday Night Football, where the Giants fell short at home to the Eagles, 17-10. The game easily was tops for the week in New York, according to Nielsen. An estimated 2 million people watched the game on WNBC/Channel 4, with a 10.4 rating. Gearing up for... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Giants/Eagles Sunday Nighter Wins the Week - Posted November 23, 2011
A rivalry renewed on NBC's Sunday Night Football, where the Giants fell short at home to the Eagles, 17-10. The game easily was tops for the week in New York, according to Nielsen. An estimated 2 million people watched the game on WNBC/Channel 4, with a 10.4 rating. Gearing up for... [FishbowlNY]

Giants, Jets; One, Two in New York Weekly Ratings - Posted November 17, 2011
A healthy dose of NFL action was tops in the weekly prime time ratings. The Giants fell short at the 49ers, but did not fall short in the ratings. The late afternoon Fox game, seen on WNYW/Channel 5, was number one, according to Nielsen. The game had an estimated 2 million... [FishbowlLA]

WCBS 880 Traffic Reporter Tom Kaminski Honored By Alma Mater - Posted November 11, 2011
It was a special day for WCBS 880's veteran man in the chopper, Tom Kaminski. No, it wasn't an easy getaway on the roads. Kaminski was named the Allen B. Dumont Broadcaster of the Year from his alma mater, Montclair... [FishbowlLA]

Billy Crystal Set to Host Oscars for Ninth Time - Posted November 11, 2011
If you're a fan of Billy Crystal, the stars aligned perfectly this week. Crystal is back as host of the Oscars for a ninth time. The Long Beach, New York native, was moved to head of the emcee line after several dominos fell. Firs... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Billy Crystal Set to Host Oscars for Ninth Time - Posted November 11, 2011
If you're a fan of Billy Crystal, the stars aligned perfectly this week. Crystal is back as host of the Oscars for a ninth time. The Long Beach, New York native, was moved to head of the emcee line after several dominos fell. Firs... [FishbowlNY]

Giants/Patriots Top Weekly Ratings on WNYW - Posted November 10, 2011
WNYW/Channel 5 took the top three positions in the latest Nielsen ratings. The slots are connected to Sunday's late afternoon NFL action. The Giants surprise win in New England was second-best (2.3 million/11.8). Following the game, coverage of Fox's additional action was number one (2.3 million/11.9). The Fox post-game sho... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Giants/Patriots Top Weekly Ratings on WNYW - Posted November 10, 2011
WNYW/Channel 5 took the top three positions in the latest Nielsen ratings. The slots are connected to Sunday's late afternoon NFL action. The Giants surprise win in New England was second-best (2.3 million/11.8). Following the game, coverage of Fox's additional action was number one (2.3 million/11.9). The Fox post-game sho... [FishbowlNY]

WNBC Adds Extra Coverage for the Conrad Murray Verdict - Posted November 8, 2011
[caption id="attachment_46409" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="WNBC anchors Tom Llamas and Shiba Russell, with NBC News legal analyst Rikki Klieman"][/caption] The verdict came yesterday in the trial of Michael Jackson's physician. Dr.Conrad Murray was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of the King of P... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WNBC Adds Extra Coverage for the Conrad Murray Verdict - Posted November 8, 2011
[caption id="attachment_46409" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="WNBC anchors Tom Llamas and Shiba Russell, with NBC News legal analyst Rikki Klieman"][/caption] The verdict came yesterday in the trial of Michael Jackson's physician. Dr.Conrad Murray was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of the King of P... [FishbowlNY]

World Series Carries WNYW to Top of Ratings - Posted November 2, 2011
As quickly as you can say Albert Pujols that never-say-die World Series went the distance generating grand numbers. In the latest ratings from Nielsen, Game 7 of the Fall Classic took the top prize for the week with an estimated 1.5 million WNYW/Channel 5 viewers and a 7.6 rating. The stunning, extra-inning... [morningmedianewsfeed]

World Series Carries WNYW to Top of Ratings - Posted November 2, 2011
As quickly as you can say Albert Pujols that never-say-die World Series went the distance generating grand numbers. In the latest ratings from Nielsen, Game 7 of the Fall Classic took the top prize for the week with an estimated 1.5 million WNYW/Channel 5 viewers and a 7.6 rating. The stunning, extra-inning... [FishbowlNY]

Former WABC/Channel Weather Anchor Heidi Jones Sentenced to Community Service - Posted October 27, 2011
Heidi Jones has now learned her fate. The WABC/Channel 7 forecaster who lost her job after lying to police about being attacked, is facing 350 hours of community service. "I just want to take a moment to express my sincere a... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Former WABC/Channel Weather Anchor Heidi Jones Sentenced to Community Service - Posted October 27, 2011
Heidi Jones has now learned her fate. The WABC/Channel 7 forecaster who lost her job after lying to police about being attacked, is facing 350 hours of community service. "I just want to take a moment to express my sincere a... [FishbowlNY]

Dancing Tops the Weekly Ratings - Posted October 26, 2011
WABC had the highest-rated show for the week. The Monday night, two-hour performance of Dancing With The Stars was number one, according to Nielsen, with an estimated 1.1 million viewers and a 6.0 rating. The Tuesday night result show took hold of eighth place (870,000/4.5). Also on WABC, the sitcom Modern Family rocketed... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Dancing Tops the Weekly Ratings - Posted October 26, 2011
WABC had the highest-rated show for the week. The Monday night, two-hour performance of Dancing With The Stars was number one, according to Nielsen, with an estimated 1.1 million viewers and a 6.0 rating. The Tuesday night result show took hold of eighth place (870,000/4.5). Also on WABC, the sitcom Modern Family rocketed... [FishbowlNY]

'Broadcasting Pioneer,' Former Cap Cities/ABC President Dan Burke Dies - Posted October 26, 2011
Throughout the first-half of the 1990s, Dan Burke was a prominent executive at ABC. It wasn't divine intervention that brought Burke to the top of the management chain. Burke started with Capital Cities in 1961 as general manager for ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

'Broadcasting Pioneer,' Former Cap Cities/ABC President Dan Burke Dies - Posted October 26, 2011
Throughout the first-half of the 1990s, Dan Burke was a prominent executive at ABC. It wasn't divine intervention that brought Burke to the top of the management chain. Burke started with Capital Cities in 1961 as general manager for ... [FishbowlNY]

WNBC/Channel 4 Making the Move to Nightly News Studio - Posted October 19, 2011
Studio changes are coming to 30 Rock. WNBC/Channel 4 is going downstairs from its studio on the 7th floor to studio 3C, the home of NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams. A WNBC spokesman confirms to FishbowlNY that 3C should be read... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WNBC/Channel 4 Making the Move to Nightly News Studio - Posted October 19, 2011
Studio changes are coming to 30 Rock. WNBC/Channel 4 is going downstairs from its studio on the 7th floor to studio 3C, the home of NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams. A WNBC spokesman confirms to FishbowlNY that 3C should be read... [FishbowlNY]

WCBS/Channel 2 Ready to Lift Curtain on New Studio - Posted October 18, 2011
It has been several months in the making. On Thursday, WCBS/Channel 2 debuts its brand new studio, beginning with the noon newscast with Rob Morrison and Mary Calvi... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WCBS/Channel 2 Ready to Lift Curtain on New Studio - Posted October 18, 2011
It has been several months in the making. On Thursday, WCBS/Channel 2 debuts its brand new studio, beginning with the noon newscast with Rob Morrison and Mary Calvi... [FishbowlNY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted October 7, 2011
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Breaking: Jim Watkins Fired From WPIX, September 30 ... [FishbowlLA]

WCBS/Channel 2 Hires Veteran Executive Dan Forman as Managing Editor - Posted October 6, 2011
Dan Forman has been named managing editor at WCBS/Channel 2. Forman is a veteran media executive and producer with nearly 30 years of experience in the New York market. He will work closely with news director ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WCBS/Channel 2 Hires Veteran Executive Dan Forman as Managing Editor - Posted October 6, 2011
Dan Forman has been named managing editor at WCBS/Channel 2. Forman is a veteran media executive and producer with nearly 30 years of experience in the New York market. He will work closely with news director ... [FishbowlNY]

The Jets, Not Yankees, Take Weekly Top Spot - Posted October 6, 2011
It was another Sunday Night Football appearance for the New York Jets. Gang Green was routed by the Ravens, 34-17. But the NBC game was number one in New York with an estimated 1.5 million viewers and a 7.7 rating, according to the Nielsen Company. The Giants, with the late game heroics... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Jets, Not Yankees, Take Weekly Top Spot - Posted October 6, 2011
It was another Sunday Night Football appearance for the New York Jets. Gang Green was routed by the Ravens, 34-17. But the NBC game was number one in New York with an estimated 1.5 million viewers and a 7.7 rating, according to the Nielsen Company. The Giants, with the late game heroics... [FishbowlNY]

Stations Cover Deadly Helicopter Crash - Posted October 5, 2011
A helicopter crashed and sank yesterday afternoon in the East River near 34th Street. Our sister site TVSpy reports WCBS/Channel 2 anchor ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Stations Cover Deadly Helicopter Crash - Posted October 5, 2011
A helicopter crashed and sank yesterday afternoon in the East River near 34th Street. Our sister site TVSpy reports WCBS/Channel 2 anchor ... [FishbowlNY]

WABC/Channel 7 Moves On Without Gil Noble, Like It Is - Posted October 3, 2011
A severe stroke has brought an end the storied career of Gil Noble at WABC/Channel 7 and his award-winning program Like It Is. Noble, as we ... [FishbowlLA]

Ashton Kutcher's Two and a Half Men Debut Wins Week - Posted September 29, 2011
The buzz surrounding Ashton Kutcher replacing Charlie Sheen on Two and a Half Men was enough to catapult it to number one for the we... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Ashton Kutcher's Two and a Half Men Debut Wins Week - Posted September 29, 2011
The buzz surrounding Ashton Kutcher replacing Charlie Sheen on Two and a Half Men was enough to catapult it to number one for the we... [FishbowlNY]

Emmy Awards Edge Sunday Night Football in Weekly Ratings - Posted September 22, 2011
More than 1.4 million people watched the Emmy Awards Sunday night on WNYW/Channel 5 for the top spot of the week, according to Nielsen. The event, hosted by Glee's Jane Lynch, pulled in a 7.1 rating. But right below the Emmys telecast was NBC's Sunday Night Football pitting the E... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Emmy Awards Edge Sunday Night Football in Weekly Ratings - Posted September 22, 2011
More than 1.4 million people watched the Emmy Awards Sunday night on WNYW/Channel 5 for the top spot of the week, according to Nielsen. The event, hosted by Glee's Jane Lynch, pulled in a 7.1 rating. But right below the Emmys telecast was NBC's Sunday Night Football pitting the E... [FishbowlNY]

WABC/Channel 7 to Televise Columbus Day Parade For First Time - Posted September 16, 2011
WABC/Channel 7 is taking over as broadcast home of the 67th annual Columbus Day Parade on Monday, October 10th. "Channel 7 is proud to partner with the parade's organizer, the Columbus Citizens Foundation, for the largest celebration of Italian American heritage and culture in the world, said WABC-TV president and general manager... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WABC/Channel 7 to Televise Columbus Day Parade For First Time - Posted September 16, 2011
WABC/Channel 7 is taking over as broadcast home of the 67th annual Columbus Day Parade on Monday, October 10th. "Channel 7 is proud to partner with the parade's organizer, the Columbus Citizens Foundation, for the largest celebration of Italian American heritage and culture in the world, said WABC-TV president and general manager... [FishbowlNY]

WPIX Throws Hat Into the Ring With 5 p.m. News - Posted September 14, 2011
Using their new and improved late-afternoon lineup lead-in as its impetus, WPIX is taking a crack at a 5 p.m. newscast. PIX News at Ten anchor Jodi Applegate, once again, helms the one-hour broadcast on her own. Irv "... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WPIX Throws Hat Into the Ring With 5 p.m. News - Posted September 14, 2011
Using their new and improved late-afternoon lineup lead-in as its impetus, WPIX is taking a crack at a 5 p.m. newscast. PIX News at Ten anchor Jodi Applegate, once again, helms the one-hour broadcast on her own. Irv "... [FishbowlNY]

Mayor Bloomberg Terror Threat Briefing Only Covered Live By WCBS and WNBC - Posted September 8, 2011
With the ten-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on Sunday, there's word of a credible, but unconfirmed threat that authorities were taking seriously. The threat, to coincide with this weekend's memorial services, potentially involves New York and/or Washington. Moments before President Obama's jobs address to Congre... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mayor Bloomberg Terror Threat Briefing Only Covered Live By WCBS and WNBC - Posted September 8, 2011
With the ten-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on Sunday, there's word of a credible, but unconfirmed threat that authorities were taking seriously. The threat, to coincide with this weekend's memorial services, potentially involves New York and/or Washington. Moments before President Obama's jobs address to Congre... [FishbowlNY]

TV Stations Get into 'Irene' Mode with Noon Newscast, Gov. Christie's Remarks - Posted August 25, 2011
... [morningmedianewsfeed]

TV Stations Get into 'Irene' Mode with Noon Newscast, Gov. Christie's Remarks - Posted August 25, 2011
... [FishbowlNY]

Jersey Shore Takes Number One Again in Weekly Ratings - Posted August 25, 2011
MTV's Jersey Shore continues its dominance with another week atop the prime time ratings. An estimated 881,000 viewers watched the August 18th episode from Italy with a 4.4 rating, according to the Nielsen Company. The New York Jets preseason game on WCBS/Channel 2 finished second for the week (744,000/3.7). ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jersey Shore Takes Number One Again in Weekly Ratings - Posted August 25, 2011
MTV's Jersey Shore continues its dominance with another week atop the prime time ratings. An estimated 881,000 viewers watched the August 18th episode from Italy with a 4.4 rating, according to the Nielsen Company. The New York Jets preseason game on WCBS/Channel 2 finished second for the week (744,000/3.7). ... [FishbowlNY]

Anchors Ernie Anastos, Bill Ritter, and Chuck Scarborough Relive Their Most Difficult Professional Challenge--9/11 - Posted August 19, 2011
Despite working their famous calm exterior, some of New York's veteran anchors endured emotional pain, tears, and a personal scare in covering that catastrophic Tuesday ten years ago. The tragedy of 9/11, which of course started in the morning, was one of those rare breaking news stories whe... [FishbowlLA]

Anchors Ernie Anastos, Bill Ritter, and Chuck Scarborough Relive Their Most Difficult Professional Challenge--9/11 - Posted August 19, 2011
Despite working their famous calm exterior, some of New York's veteran anchors endured emotional pain, tears, and a personal scare in covering that catastrophic Tuesday ten years ago. The tragedy of 9/11, which of course started in the morning, was one of those rare breaking news stories whe... [GalleyCat]

WABC/Channel 7 Joining Forces with ESPN for Morning Sports - Posted August 11, 2011
ESPN and WABC/Channel 7, properties of the Walt Disney Corporation, are taking synergy to the next level. The Daily News reports WABC will outsource morning sports reports to ESPN. That means, gone are the sportscasts by evening anchor Rob Powers... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WABC/Channel 7 Joining Forces with ESPN for Morning Sports - Posted August 11, 2011
ESPN and WABC/Channel 7, properties of the Walt Disney Corporation, are taking synergy to the next level. The Daily News reports WABC will outsource morning sports reports to ESPN. That means, gone are the sportscasts by evening anchor Rob Powers... [FishbowlNY]

Gil Noble, Like It Is Host, Hospitalized After Stroke - Posted August 9, 2011
Legendary WABC/Channel 7 newsman Gil Noble has been in the hospital since suffering a serious stroke in late July. WABC general manager Dave Davis tells Fishbowl... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gil Noble, Like It Is Host, Hospitalized After Stroke - Posted August 9, 2011
Legendary WABC/Channel 7 newsman Gil Noble has been in the hospital since suffering a serious stroke in late July. WABC general manager Dave Davis tells Fishbowl... [FishbowlNY]

Breaking: WPIX to Air 5 p.m. Newscast Starting in September - Posted July 28, 2011
WPIX/Channel 11 is expanding its weekday news coverage. Beginning in early September, FishbowlNY has learned, the station is adding a 5 p.m. newscast each afternoon. A WPIX spokeswoman says an anchor for the newscast hasn't been chosen. But a likely candidate is ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Breaking: WPIX to Air 5 p.m. Newscast Starting in September - Posted July 28, 2011
WPIX/Channel 11 is expanding its weekday news coverage. Beginning in early September, FishbowlNY has learned, the station is adding a 5 p.m. newscast each afternoon. A WPIX spokeswoman says an anchor for the newscast hasn't been chosen. But a likely candidate is ... [FishbowlNY]

WNBC Removes Daily Connection From Schedule; Can The Rundown Be Far Behind? - Posted July 25, 2011
WNBC has pulled the plug on the Daily Connection in favor of America's Court with Judge Ross. The courtroom show begins today on Channel 4, and other NBC Owned Television Stations during the summer. It debuted in several top markets last September. In the fall, a different show, but same theme takes... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WNBC Removes Daily Connection From Schedule; Can The Rundown Be Far Behind? - Posted July 25, 2011
WNBC has pulled the plug on the Daily Connection in favor of America's Court with Judge Ross. The courtroom show begins today on Channel 4, and other NBC Owned Television Stations during the summer. It debuted in several top markets last September. In the fall, a different show, but same theme takes... [FishbowlNY]

Legendary Philadelphia Anchor Larry Kane Recalls Brief Stint Anchoring WABC/Eyewitness News, Run-Ins with Roger Grimsby - Posted July 18, 2011
Larry Kane is a prominent TV news figure in Philadelphia. But for a year in the 1970s, the Brooklyn-born Kane was back home. Already established in the City of Brotherly Love, from 1977 to 1978, Kane was the 11 p.m. anchor at WABC/Channel 7.... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Legendary Philadelphia Anchor Larry Kane Recalls Brief Stint Anchoring WABC/Eyewitness News, Run-Ins with Roger Grimsby - Posted July 18, 2011
Larry Kane is a prominent TV news figure in Philadelphia. But for a year in the 1970s, the Brooklyn-born Kane was back home. Already established in the City of Brotherly Love, from 1977 to 1978, Kane was the 11 p.m. anchor at WABC/Channel 7.... [FishbowlNY]

The Voice and America's Got Talent Take WNBC to Top of Weekly Ratings - Posted July 8, 2011
WNBC/Channel 4 had another strong week, thanks to the one-two punch of The Voice and America's Got Talent. Talent was number one, according to the Nielsen Company, with an estimated 747,000 viewers and a 3.7 rating on the Wednesday night show. The Tuesday night edition tied for third (642,000/3.2). ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Voice and America's Got Talent Take WNBC to Top of Weekly Ratings - Posted July 8, 2011
WNBC/Channel 4 had another strong week, thanks to the one-two punch of The Voice and America's Got Talent. Talent was number one, according to the Nielsen Company, with an estimated 747,000 viewers and a 3.7 rating on the Wednesday night show. The Tuesday night edition tied for third (642,000/3.2). ... [FishbowlNY]

One-Time New York Anchor Steve Bartelstein Fired in Chicago - Posted July 5, 2011
For anchor Steve Bartelstein, his career has ridden highs and lows. Unfortunately, in recent years, those highs have been few and far between. Bartelstein is out as morning co-anchor at WBBM-TV after only 10 months, a st... [FishbowlLA]

Sapna Parikh Joins WABC/Channel 7 - Posted June 21, 2011
Dr. Sapna Parikh is now a part of the Eyewitness News team. Parikh, who began at WABC/Channel 7 on June 8, is focusing on family health and medical news. A spokesman says Parikh's reports will be featured on First at 4 p.m., and oth... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sapna Parikh Joins WABC/Channel 7 - Posted June 21, 2011
Dr. Sapna Parikh is now a part of the Eyewitness News team. Parikh, who began at WABC/Channel 7 on June 8, is focusing on family health and medical news. A spokesman says Parikh's reports will be featured on First at 4 p.m., and oth... [FishbowlNY]

Former WABC Weather Personality Heidi Jones Indicted on Fake Sex Claim - Posted June 20, 2011
The on again, off again saga of one-time WABC/Channel 7 weather forecaster Heidi Jones took a dramatic turn Friday. The Daily News reports Jones was indicted by a grand jury for falsifying a sexual attack claim in Central Park. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Former WABC Weather Personality Heidi Jones Indicted on Fake Sex Claim - Posted June 20, 2011
The on again, off again saga of one-time WABC/Channel 7 weather forecaster Heidi Jones took a dramatic turn Friday. The Daily News reports Jones was indicted by a grand jury for falsifying a sexual attack claim in Central Park. ... [FishbowlNY]

5 p.m. News Returns to WNBC, as New York Live Moves to 3 p.m. - Posted June 17, 2011
How will WNBC mark two years on the air for lifestyle and entertainment show New York Live (formerly LX New York)? WNBC/Channel 4 has announced that they will bring news back to viewers at the, once coveted, 5 p.m. slot. "We're excited to announce the launch of a 5 p.m. newscast on NBC... [morningmedianewsfeed]

5 p.m. News Returns to WNBC, as New York Live Moves to 3 p.m. - Posted June 17, 2011
How will WNBC mark two years on the air for lifestyle and entertainment show New York Live (formerly LX New York)? WNBC/Channel 4 has announced that they will bring news back to viewers at the, once coveted, 5 p.m. slot. "We're excited to announce the launch of a 5 p.m. newscast on NBC... [FishbowlNY]

Wheel of Fortune Has its New Voice--Jim Thornton - Posted June 14, 2011
In November, we reported that Charlie O'Donnell, the longtime Wheel of Fortune announcer, died. O'Donnell had a brief run as a New York DJ before becoming a legendary voice based in Los Angeles. Wheel, yester... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Wheel of Fortune Has its New Voice--Jim Thornton - Posted June 14, 2011
In November, we reported that Charlie O'Donnell, the longtime Wheel of Fortune announcer, died. O'Donnell had a brief run as a New York DJ before becoming a legendary voice based in Los Angeles. Wheel, yester... [FishbowlNY]

Regis Philbin and William B. Williams Set for Induction into the NYSBA Hall of Fame - Posted May 26, 2011
Regis Philbin has been no stranger to broadcasting or the broadcasting accolades. As Philbin, 79, prepares to leave Live with Regis and Kelly this year, he has been receiving various lifetime achievements. The latest for Philbin ... [10,000 Words]

Successful May Sweeps for WABC/Channel 7 From Morning to Night - Posted May 25, 2011
WABC/Channel 7 maintains its news dominance, winning the May Sweeps (the official last day is tomorrow) period among the overall Households and a pivotal demographic--Adults 25 to 54. In the ratings tabulated by Nielsen, Eyewitness News This Morning with ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Successful May Sweeps for WABC/Channel 7 From Morning to Night - Posted May 25, 2011
WABC/Channel 7 maintains its news dominance, winning the May Sweeps (the official last day is tomorrow) period among the overall Households and a pivotal demographic--Adults 25 to 54. In the ratings tabulated by Nielsen, Eyewitness News This Morning with ... [FishbowlNY]

Fox 5/WNYW Sends Dr. Oz to 4 p.m. Looking to Grab Oprah's Audience - Posted May 20, 2011
With Oprah Winfrey set to sail off into cable TV full time next week, some stations are looking to fill the void left by her 25 legendary years. Fox 5/WNYW had an easy decision--move Dr. (Mehmet) Oz to 4 p.m. beginning Thursday. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fox 5/WNYW Sends Dr. Oz to 4 p.m. Looking to Grab Oprah's Audience - Posted May 20, 2011
With Oprah Winfrey set to sail off into cable TV full time next week, some stations are looking to fill the void left by her 25 legendary years. Fox 5/WNYW had an easy decision--move Dr. (Mehmet) Oz to 4 p.m. beginning Thursday. ... [FishbowlNY]

Al Primo, Man Who Created Eyewitness News, Wins Mark Twain Award - Posted May 16, 2011
Al Primo, who FishbowlNY profiled in March, was the man responsible for creating the Eyewitness News format, first in Phil... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Al Primo, Man Who Created Eyewitness News, Wins Mark Twain Award - Posted May 16, 2011
Al Primo, who FishbowlNY profiled in March, was the man responsible for creating the Eyewitness News format, first in Phil... [FishbowlNY]

Idol and Dancing Top Weekly Ratings - Posted May 11, 2011
American Idol and Dancing With The Stars led the way among prime time programs for the week ending May 8. According to the Nielsen Company, performance shows of Idol (1.7 million/8.8) and Dancing tied for number one in New York. The Idol results show landed at three with 1.6 million ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Idol and Dancing Top Weekly Ratings - Posted May 11, 2011
American Idol and Dancing With The Stars led the way among prime time programs for the week ending May 8. According to the Nielsen Company, performance shows of Idol (1.7 million/8.8) and Dancing tied for number one in New York. The Idol results show landed at three with 1.6 million ... [FishbowlNY]

Rosanna Scotto Has 'A Lot More to Give' as She Marks 25 Years at Fox 5 - Posted May 11, 2011
Rosanna Scotto is a quintessential New Yorker, more so a Brooklynite. And since 1986, the hometown girl has been on-air for Fox 5/WNYW. A quarter-century at any one company is impressive. In this industry, though, it's nothing short of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Rosanna Scotto Has 'A Lot More to Give' as She Marks 25 Years at Fox 5 - Posted May 11, 2011
Rosanna Scotto is a quintessential New Yorker, more so a Brooklynite. And since 1986, the hometown girl has been on-air for Fox 5/WNYW. A quarter-century at any one company is impressive. In this industry, though, it's nothing short of ... [FishbowlNY]

Editor Sues WABC-TV, Alleges Reporter Racial Abuse - Posted May 9, 2011
A longtime WABC/Channel 7 editor, Gerardo Lago has filed an $18 million lawsuit against ABC and Disney. Lago alleges that he suffered verbal abuse at the station on multiple occasions. Reuters reports Lago is accusing three WABC reporters, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Editor Sues WABC-TV, Alleges Reporter Racial Abuse - Posted May 9, 2011
A longtime WABC/Channel 7 editor, Gerardo Lago has filed an $18 million lawsuit against ABC and Disney. Lago alleges that he suffered verbal abuse at the station on multiple occasions. Reuters reports Lago is accusing three WABC reporters, ... [FishbowlNY]

WCBS-TV Reporter Jennifer McLogan, Big Winner at Folio Awards - Posted May 6, 2011
Honoring the excellence in local news coverage, specifically Long Island reporting, the Folio Awards were presented Friday by the Fair Media Council. Veteran WCBS/Channel 2 Long Island correspondent Jennifer McLogan won five Folios. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WCBS-TV Reporter Jennifer McLogan, Big Winner at Folio Awards - Posted May 6, 2011
Honoring the excellence in local news coverage, specifically Long Island reporting, the Folio Awards were presented Friday by the Fair Media Council. Veteran WCBS/Channel 2 Long Island correspondent Jennifer McLogan won five Folios. ... [FishbowlNY]

Stations Preempt Regular Programming for Coverage of President Obama's Visit to Ground Zero - Posted May 5, 2011
Today, President Obama made his first appearance at Ground Zero since announcing to the world Sunday night the death of Osama Bin Laden. It was also Obama's first visit to the hallowed ground since becoming president in 2009. The New York stations were ready ... [FishbowlLA]

Police Accused of Questioning Former WABC-TV Weather Anchor Heidi Jones Inappropriately - Posted May 4, 2011
The legal troubles of former WABC-TV weathercaster Heidi Jones may have taken a turn in her favor. Our sister site ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Police Accused of Questioning Former WABC-TV Weather Anchor Heidi Jones Inappropriately - Posted May 4, 2011
The legal troubles of former WABC-TV weathercaster Heidi Jones may have taken a turn in her favor. Our sister site ... [FishbowlNY]

New York Stations Scramble to Cover Death of Osama Bin Laden - Posted May 2, 2011
On a night that the world learned about the death of Osama Bin Laden, TV networks and New York City stations poured in special coverage. The first word came in at 10:45 p.m. last night that President Obama would make a major announcement from the East Room of the White House. He... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New York Stations Scramble to Cover Death of Osama Bin Laden - Posted May 2, 2011
On a night that the world learned about the death of Osama Bin Laden, TV networks and New York City stations poured in special coverage. The first word came in at 10:45 p.m. last night that President Obama would make a major announcement from the East Room of the White House. He... [FishbowlNY]

Another Prime Time Ratings Winner for Idol and Dancing - Posted April 28, 2011
American Idol remains a rating juggernaut in New York. The talent competition, in its 10th year, once again took the top two positions. Last week, the 90-minute performance show was number one with an estimated 1.7 million Fox 5/WNYW viewers and an 8.8 rating, according to the Nielsen Company. The Idol... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Another Prime Time Ratings Winner for Idol and Dancing - Posted April 28, 2011
American Idol remains a rating juggernaut in New York. The talent competition, in its 10th year, once again took the top two positions. Last week, the 90-minute performance show was number one with an estimated 1.7 million Fox 5/WNYW viewers and an 8.8 rating, according to the Nielsen Company. The Idol... [FishbowlNY]

WABC Reveals Post-Oprah Anchor Lineup; New 4 p.m. Newscast - Posted April 22, 2011
Whether WABC is ready for Oprah Winfrey to leave the air next month after 25 top-rated seasons doesn't matter now. The eventual 4 p.m. change is about to happen. Today, WABC took the first step--- making its own changes. First off, the station finally announced t... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WABC Reveals Post-Oprah Anchor Lineup; New 4 p.m. Newscast - Posted April 22, 2011
Whether WABC is ready for Oprah Winfrey to leave the air next month after 25 top-rated seasons doesn't matter now. The eventual 4 p.m. change is about to happen. Today, WABC took the first step--- making its own changes. First off, the station finally announced t... [FishbowlNY]

First 'Post-Pia' Idol Keeps Hold of Top Spots in New York - Posted April 20, 2011
There was much talk heating up the Internet following Pia Toscano's surprise exit on American Idol. Outraged, many New Yorkers (Pia is from Howard Beach, N.Y.) said they would no longer watch the show--or at least not for the remainder of this season. But, no matter. The latest Nielsen ratings are out... [morningmedianewsfeed]

First 'Post-Pia' Idol Keeps Hold of Top Spots in New York - Posted April 20, 2011
There was much talk heating up the Internet following Pia Toscano's surprise exit on American Idol. Outraged, many New Yorkers (Pia is from Howard Beach, N.Y.) said they would no longer watch the show--or at least not for the remainder of this season. But, no matter. The latest Nielsen ratings are out... [FishbowlNY]

WABC-TV and WCBS-TV Sending Reporters to Royal Wedding - Posted April 20, 2011
Get the strawberries and cream ready, or perhaps the shepherds pie. Showing that the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton isn't just a worldwide affair, but also a "local" event, several New York reporters and a... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WABC-TV and WCBS-TV Sending Reporters to Royal Wedding - Posted April 20, 2011
Get the strawberries and cream ready, or perhaps the shepherds pie. Showing that the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton isn't just a worldwide affair, but also a "local" event, several New York reporters and a... [FishbowlNY]

Idol and Dancing Stand Atop Weekly Ratings - Posted April 13, 2011
As usual, American Idol and Dancing With The Stars hold down the top four slots for week in New York. The Idol performance show stood atop the prime time ratings, according to the Nielsen Company. The 90-minute show pulled in 1.9 million Fox 5/WNYW viewers, with a 9.5 rating. The stunning result... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Idol and Dancing Stand Atop Weekly Ratings - Posted April 13, 2011
As usual, American Idol and Dancing With The Stars hold down the top four slots for week in New York. The Idol performance show stood atop the prime time ratings, according to the Nielsen Company. The 90-minute show pulled in 1.9 million Fox 5/WNYW viewers, with a 9.5 rating. The stunning result... [FishbowlNY]

FishbowlNY Investigates the New Crop of TV 'Meteorologists' - Posted April 13, 2011
We told you about the weekend weather changes at WCBS, where veteran meteorologist John Marshall was ousted in favor of Katie Fehlinger earlier this month. A FishbowlNY Investi... [morningmedianewsfeed]

FishbowlNY Investigates the New Crop of TV 'Meteorologists' - Posted April 13, 2011
We told you about the weekend weather changes at WCBS, where veteran meteorologist John Marshall was ousted in favor of Katie Fehlinger earlier this month. A FishbowlNY Investi... [FishbowlNY]

MSG Network and WPIX, Big Winners at 2011 New York Emmys - Posted April 4, 2011
A packed ballroom gathered at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square last night for the 2011 New York Emmy Awards. Right from the outset, we knew this going to be a special night, as it was the largest crowd ever and most awards being handed out (123). FishbowlNY was on hand... [morningmedianewsfeed]

MSG Network and WPIX, Big Winners at 2011 New York Emmys - Posted April 4, 2011
A packed ballroom gathered at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square last night for the 2011 New York Emmy Awards. Right from the outset, we knew this going to be a special night, as it was the largest crowd ever and most awards being handed out (123). FishbowlNY was on hand... [FishbowlNY]

Idol Takes Weekly Top Spot, But Dancing Season Premiere Squeezes Into Number Two - Posted March 30, 2011
American Idol found its way to the top of the weekly ratings in New York. The Fox talent competition scored with an estimated 2.1 million WNYW fans and a 10.5 rating for the two-hour performance show Wednesday, according to the Nielsen Company. However, unlike most weeks, Idol did not grab the 1-2... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Idol Takes Weekly Top Spot, But Dancing Season Premiere Squeezes Into Number Two - Posted March 30, 2011
American Idol found its way to the top of the weekly ratings in New York. The Fox talent competition scored with an estimated 2.1 million WNYW fans and a 10.5 rating for the two-hour performance show Wednesday, according to the Nielsen Company. However, unlike most weeks, Idol did not grab the 1-2... [FishbowlNY]

American Idol and Glee Take WNYW to Top of Prime Time Ratings - Posted March 24, 2011
Another week, another American Idol top finish. Fox's talent competition, once again, held down the top two positions for the week ending March 20. The Wednesday night two-hour performance show pulled in an estimated 1.8 million viewers and a 9.1 rating, according to the Nielsen Company. The Idol result show was number... [morningmedianewsfeed]

American Idol and Glee Take WNYW to Top of Prime Time Ratings - Posted March 24, 2011
Another week, another American Idol top finish. Fox's talent competition, once again, held down the top two positions for the week ending March 20. The Wednesday night two-hour performance show pulled in an estimated 1.8 million viewers and a 9.1 rating, according to the Nielsen Company. The Idol result show was number... [FishbowlNY]

Emily Smith Joins WCBS-TV as General Assignment Reporter - Posted March 24, 2011
Emily Smith has been featured on WCBS/Channel 2 for the past year as a reporter for CBS Money Watch. In that capacity, Smith provided live business reports on CBS 2 News This Morning. She has also filled in as anchor on the network's overnight news p... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Emily Smith Joins WCBS-TV as General Assignment Reporter - Posted March 24, 2011
Emily Smith has been featured on WCBS/Channel 2 for the past year as a reporter for CBS Money Watch. In that capacity, Smith provided live business reports on CBS 2 News This Morning. She has also filled in as anchor on the network's overnight news p... [FishbowlNY]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

(VIDEO) Catching Up with Al Primo, the Man Behind Eyewitness News - Posted March 14, 2011
It's not a reach to call Al Primo a living legend. Primo is responsible, not just for putting Eyewitness News on the map at Channel 7 in 1968, but also for revolutionizing the local news industry. He was a trailblazing manager to be sure. But befo... [FishbowlLA]

(VIDEO) Catching Up with Al Primo, the Man Behind Eyewitness News - Posted March 14, 2011
It's not a reach to call Al Primo a living legend. Primo is responsible, not just for putting Eyewitness News on the map at Channel 7 in 1968, but also for revolutionizing the local news industry. He was a trailblazing manager to be sure. But befo... [morningmedianewsfeed]

(VIDEO) Catching Up with Al Primo, the Man Behind Eyewitness News - Posted March 14, 2011
It's not a reach to call Al Primo a living legend. Primo is responsible, not just for putting Eyewitness News on the map at Channel 7 in 1968, but also for revolutionizing the local news industry. He was a trailblazing manager to be sure. But befo... [FishbowlNY]

Report: Rolanda Watts, One Time WNBC and WABC Reporter, Arrested For DUI - Posted March 7, 2011
Former WNBC and WABC anchor/reporter Rolanda Watts was arrested early Saturday morning on a suspicion of DUI, according to TMZ. Watts, who was leaving the NAACP Image Awards, was booked at 1:30 a.m. in Hollywood. TMZ reports Watts was booked for a Van Nuys jail at... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Report: Rolanda Watts, One Time WNBC and WABC Reporter, Arrested For DUI - Posted March 7, 2011
Former WNBC and WABC anchor/reporter Rolanda Watts was arrested early Saturday morning on a suspicion of DUI, according to TMZ. Watts, who was leaving the NAACP Image Awards, was booked at 1:30 a.m. in Hollywood. TMZ reports Watts was booked for a Van Nuys jail at... [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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

WABC/Channel 7 Wins Feb. Sweeps in Key Demographic - Posted March 3, 2011
As we reported earlier, WCBS-TV has reason to celebrate, winning their first sweeps at 11 p.m. in 17 years. But, it is "steady as she goes" at WABC/Channel 7. WABC won the key demographic Adults 25-54 in most dayparts throughout the day. Starting in the predawn hours, Eyewitness News This Morning with ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WABC/Channel 7 Wins Feb. Sweeps in Key Demographic - Posted March 3, 2011
As we reported earlier, WCBS-TV has reason to celebrate, winning their first sweeps at 11 p.m. in 17 years. But, it is "steady as she goes" at WABC/Channel 7. WABC won the key demographic Adults 25-54 in most dayparts throughout the day. Starting in the predawn hours, Eyewitness News This Morning with ... [FishbowlNY]

Oscars Give WABC One, Two Punch in Weekly Ratings - Posted March 3, 2011
As Hollywood was crowning The King's Speech, WABC was basking in the Oscar night festivities. It was no surprise that the Academy Awards, typically one of the highest-rated shows of the year, was number one for the week. The compact (by Oscar standards) three-hour plus telecast pulled in an estimated 4 million viewers... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Oscars Give WABC One, Two Punch in Weekly Ratings - Posted March 3, 2011
As Hollywood was crowning The King's Speech, WABC was basking in the Oscar night festivities. It was no surprise that the Academy Awards, typically one of the highest-rated shows of the year, was number one for the week. The compact (by Oscar standards) three-hour plus telecast pulled in an estimated 4 million viewers... [FishbowlNY]

American Idol Powers Fox 5 to Top of Ratings - Posted February 24, 2011
With "Hollywood Week" well underway, American Idol gained the top two prime time positions in the New York ratings. WNYW/Fox 5 saw an average 1.7 million viewers for the two nights last week, according to the Nielsen Company. The amateur talent competition had an average 8.4 rating. But Idol wasn't the only show... [morningmedianewsfeed]

American Idol Powers Fox 5 to Top of Ratings - Posted February 24, 2011
With "Hollywood Week" well underway, American Idol gained the top two prime time positions in the New York ratings. WNYW/Fox 5 saw an average 1.7 million viewers for the two nights last week, according to the Nielsen Company. The amateur talent competition had an average 8.4 rating. But Idol wasn't the only show... [FishbowlNY]

'Eyewitness News' Getting a Facelift, New Set and Studio - Posted February 18, 2011
As we reported earlier this month, WABC/Channel 7 will start their evening news at 4 p.m. when Oprah Winfrey steps away on May 26. Now we have more details on ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

'Eyewitness News' Getting a Facelift, New Set and Studio - Posted February 18, 2011
As we reported earlier this month, WABC/Channel 7 will start their evening news at 4 p.m. when Oprah Winfrey steps away on May 26. Now we have more details on ... [FishbowlNY]

WNBC Leads Over-The-Air Channels With 48 New York Emmy Nominations - Posted February 18, 2011
Nominations for the 54th Annual New York Emmy Awards were announced yesterday. WNBC tops the list among over-the-air stations with 48 nominations. WPIX was next with 33 nods, while WABC received 27 nominations. WCBS was recognized 19 times. Fox 5/WNYW got 14 nominations, Thirteen/WNET earned 8 nominations. My9/WWOR picked up a pair of... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WNBC Leads Over-The-Air Channels With 48 New York Emmy Nominations - Posted February 18, 2011
Nominations for the 54th Annual New York Emmy Awards were announced yesterday. WNBC tops the list among over-the-air stations with 48 nominations. WPIX was next with 33 nods, while WABC received 27 nominations. WCBS was recognized 19 times. Fox 5/WNYW got 14 nominations, Thirteen/WNET earned 8 nominations. My9/WWOR picked up a pair of... [FishbowlNY]

MSG Network Tops the List for New York Emmy Award Nominations - Posted February 18, 2011
MSG Network received a whopping 60 nominations Thursday for the 54th Annual New York Emmy Awards. Among the other regional sports networks, the YES Network notched 46 nominations, while MSG Varsity picked up 32 nods. SNY was recognized 23 times. Breaking it down further, in the category Sports Coverage: Series, MSG was bookende... [morningmedianewsfeed]

MSG Network Tops the List for New York Emmy Award Nominations - Posted February 18, 2011
MSG Network received a whopping 60 nominations Thursday for the 54th Annual New York Emmy Awards. Among the other regional sports networks, the YES Network notched 46 nominations, while MSG Varsity picked up 32 nods. SNY was recognized 23 times. Breaking it down further, in the category Sports Coverage: Series, MSG was bookende... [FishbowlNY]

One-time WABC-TV Anchor Charles Perez Blasts Former Colleagues In New Book - Posted February 15, 2011
Charles Perez, who only spent two years at WABC/Channel 7, was believed to be groomed for the main anchor gig. In his new book, Confessions of a Gay Anchorman, Perez discusses his... [morningmedianewsfeed]

One-time WABC-TV Anchor Charles Perez Blasts Former Colleagues In New Book - Posted February 15, 2011
Charles Perez, who only spent two years at WABC/Channel 7, was believed to be groomed for the main anchor gig. In his new book, Confessions of a Gay Anchorman, Perez discusses his... [FishbowlNY]

Super Bowl XLV, WNYW Crushes Competition - Posted February 10, 2011
Even without the Jets playing in the big game, there was little doubt that Super Bowl XLV would be the number one show in New York last week. The game, which became the most-watched prime time program in history, pulled in an estimated 6.6 million viewers on WNYW with a eye-popping 32.8... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Super Bowl XLV, WNYW Crushes Competition - Posted February 10, 2011
Even without the Jets playing in the big game, there was little doubt that Super Bowl XLV would be the number one show in New York last week. The game, which became the most-watched prime time program in history, pulled in an estimated 6.6 million viewers on WNYW with a eye-popping 32.8... [FishbowlNY]

Report: WABC-TV To Fill Void of Oprah with Newscast - Posted February 7, 2011
WABC/Channel 7 is losing two mainstays of its daytime lineup this year--Oprah Winfrey and Regis Philbin. WABC, for a quarter-century, has been fortunate to have Winfrey's strong ratings... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Report: WABC-TV To Fill Void of Oprah with Newscast - Posted February 7, 2011
WABC/Channel 7 is losing two mainstays of its daytime lineup this year--Oprah Winfrey and Regis Philbin. WABC, for a quarter-century, has been fortunate to have Winfrey's strong ratings... [FishbowlNY]

Sports Anchor Rob Powers Says 'Not Easy' Replacing Scott Clark at WABC-TV - Posted February 3, 2011
It's been a month since Scott Clark walked away from his sports anchoring duties at WABC/Channel 7. Clark built a strong following with hi... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sports Anchor Rob Powers Says 'Not Easy' Replacing Scott Clark at WABC-TV - Posted February 3, 2011
It's been a month since Scott Clark walked away from his sports anchoring duties at WABC/Channel 7. Clark built a strong following with hi... [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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

'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]

WCBS and WPIX Win With Extended Storm Coverage - Posted February 2, 2011
Another day, another winter storm with which New Yorkers must deal. This time, though, it was primarily a serious ice storm for the morning rush. WCBS and WPIX get praise for extra coverage this morning. Once again, Channel 2 is showing that they are the station to turn to when weather gets rough. Following... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WCBS and WPIX Win With Extended Storm Coverage - Posted February 2, 2011
Another day, another winter storm with which New Yorkers must deal. This time, though, it was primarily a serious ice storm for the morning rush. WCBS and WPIX get praise for extra coverage this morning. Once again, Channel 2 is showing that they are the station to turn to when weather gets rough. Following... [FishbowlNY]

Bracing for More Winter Weather, Stations Plan Early Start to Morning Newscasts - Posted February 1, 2011
With more bad weather forecast to start during the overnight, most of the New York City stations are ready to help viewers get a jump on their morning. It means early wake up calls for much of the dawn patrol talent. WCBS/Channel 2 begins CBS 2 News This Morning at 4 a.m. WNBC/Channel 4... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bracing for More Winter Weather, Stations Plan Early Start to Morning Newscasts - Posted February 1, 2011
With more bad weather forecast to start during the overnight, most of the New York City stations are ready to help viewers get a jump on their morning. It means early wake up calls for much of the dawn patrol talent. WCBS/Channel 2 begins CBS 2 News This Morning at 4 a.m. WNBC/Channel 4... [FishbowlNY]

WABC Brings New Technology With Updated Helicopter - Posted January 31, 2011
WABC is getting close to unveiling a new helicopter for coverage on its newscasts. The latest version of "Newscopter 7" will feature state-of-the-art technology. The station has begun running promos showing the new chopper. However, a Channel 7 spokesman says there's no timetable for when it will be ready for air, as engineers... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WABC Brings New Technology With Updated Helicopter - Posted January 31, 2011
WABC is getting close to unveiling a new helicopter for coverage on its newscasts. The latest version of "Newscopter 7" will feature state-of-the-art technology. The station has begun running promos showing the new chopper. However, a Channel 7 spokesman says there's no timetable for when it will be ready for air, as engineers... [FishbowlNY]

McDonald's Names Annual List of Black Media Legends - Posted January 20, 2011
For the 9th year, McDonald's, in recognition of Black History Month, has named New York-based talent as Black Media Legends. FishbowlNY will be on hand February 1 when those chosen are feted at a Waldorf-Astoria luncheon. Among this year's honorees: Sade... [morningmedianewsfeed]

McDonald's Names Annual List of Black Media Legends - Posted January 20, 2011
For the 9th year, McDonald's, in recognition of Black History Month, has named New York-based talent as Black Media Legends. FishbowlNY will be on hand February 1 when those chosen are feted at a Waldorf-Astoria luncheon. Among this year's honorees: Sade... [FishbowlNY]

Jets Playoffs Win Tops Prime Time Ratings - Posted January 13, 2011
It's no surprise that the New York Jets "edge-of-your-seat" Wild Card win over the Colts held fans interest right to the final kick. The game Saturday night was number one in the weekly New York ratings, according to the Nielsen Company, with a 2.5 million audience and 12.4 rating on WNBC. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jets Playoffs Win Tops Prime Time Ratings - Posted January 13, 2011
It's no surprise that the New York Jets "edge-of-your-seat" Wild Card win over the Colts held fans interest right to the final kick. The game Saturday night was number one in the weekly New York ratings, according to the Nielsen Company, with a 2.5 million audience and 12.4 rating on WNBC. ... [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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New York Giants Playoff Push Scores Big Numbers - Posted January 5, 2011
Viewers watched in droves, as the New York Giants made last gasp at the playoffs. The late afternoon game on WNYW won the weekly prime time ratings in New York. According to the Nielsen Company, an estimated 2.1 million (with a 10.5 rating) saw the Giants beat the Redskins. However, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New York Giants Playoff Push Scores Big Numbers - Posted January 5, 2011
Viewers watched in droves, as the New York Giants made last gasp at the playoffs. The late afternoon game on WNYW won the weekly prime time ratings in New York. According to the Nielsen Company, an estimated 2.1 million (with a 10.5 rating) saw the Giants beat the Redskins. However, ... [FishbowlNY]

WABC-TV's Heidi Jones Officially Charged in Faking Story of Attack - Posted January 5, 2011
WABC-TV/Channel 7 weather forecaster Heidi Jones was in a courtroom today being formally charged with falsely telling police that she was attacked in Central Park. The Daily News reports she stood silently while prosecutors told Manhattan Criminal Court Ju... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WABC-TV's Heidi Jones Officially Charged in Faking Story of Attack - Posted January 5, 2011
WABC-TV/Channel 7 weather forecaster Heidi Jones was in a courtroom today being formally charged with falsely telling police that she was attacked in Central Park. The Daily News reports she stood silently while prosecutors told Manhattan Criminal Court Ju... [FishbowlNY]

Veteran Sportscaster Scott Clark Leaves WABC Tonight - Posted January 3, 2011
New York's longest current sports anchor Scott Clark steps away from the daily grind tonight. He'll handle his usual 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. duties one more time. You can be sure there will be an on-air tribute waiting for Clark. In June, Clark announ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Veteran Sportscaster Scott Clark Leaves WABC Tonight - Posted January 3, 2011
New York's longest current sports anchor Scott Clark steps away from the daily grind tonight. He'll handle his usual 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. duties one more time. You can be sure there will be an on-air tribute waiting for Clark. In June, Clark announ... [FishbowlNY]

WABC-TV Meteorologist Heidi Jones Denies Claim of Rape - Posted December 18, 2010
Earlier in the week we reported that WABC-TV/Channel 7 weather forecaster Heidi Jones was accused of filing a false report with the NYPD for a... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WABC-TV Meteorologist Heidi Jones Denies Claim of Rape - Posted December 18, 2010
Earlier in the week we reported that WABC-TV/Channel 7 weather forecaster Heidi Jones was accused of filing a false report with the NYPD for a... [FishbowlNY]

Report: WABC-TV Weather Forecaster Heidi Jones Lies About Being Raped - Posted December 15, 2010
Update: WABC spokesman says the station has suspended Jones pending the outcome of an internal investigation. Heidi Jones is the weekend weathercaster on WABC/Channel 7. Jones also fills in on Good Morning America. She is making her own n... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Report: WABC-TV Weather Forecaster Heidi Jones Lies About Being Raped - Posted December 15, 2010
Update: WABC spokesman says the station has suspended Jones pending the outcome of an internal investigation. Heidi Jones is the weekend weathercaster on WABC/Channel 7. Jones also fills in on Good Morning America. She is making her own n... [FishbowlNY]

Tree Lighting Beats Out NFL Atop Weekly Ratings - Posted December 9, 2010
The NFL grabbed two positions in the weekly prime time Top 5. However, not the top spot. The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting was number one in New York with 1.7 million WNBC viewers and a 8.7 share, according to the Nielsen Company. As for football, it performed well, minus the locals in... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Tree Lighting Beats Out NFL Atop Weekly Ratings - Posted December 9, 2010
The NFL grabbed two positions in the weekly prime time Top 5. However, not the top spot. The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting was number one in New York with 1.7 million WNBC viewers and a 8.7 share, according to the Nielsen Company. As for football, it performed well, minus the locals in... [FishbowlNY]

New York Jets Beat 'Dancing' Finale for Weekly Ratings Superiority - Posted December 2, 2010
As families were concluding their festive Thanksgiving meals, the New York Jets were giving their fans something else to be thankful for. The holiday night game broadcast by the NFL Network was simulcast by WPIX. The rating, according to the Nielsen Company, is from those who watched on Channel 11. The game,... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New York Jets Beat 'Dancing' Finale for Weekly Ratings Superiority - Posted December 2, 2010
As families were concluding their festive Thanksgiving meals, the New York Jets were giving their fans something else to be thankful for. The holiday night game broadcast by the NFL Network was simulcast by WPIX. The rating, according to the Nielsen Company, is from those who watched on Channel 11. The game,... [FishbowlNY]

WABC Wins Big During November Sweeps - Posted November 30, 2010
WABC/Channel 7 was the people choice for television station in the November sweeps period ended last Wednesday. WABC beat out its competitors in every weekday newscast from early morning to late evening. In figures from the Nielsen Company (obtained by WABC), Channel 7 was tops in Households and in a key demographic--Adults 25... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WABC Wins Big During November Sweeps - Posted November 30, 2010
WABC/Channel 7 was the people choice for television station in the November sweeps period ended last Wednesday. WABC beat out its competitors in every weekday newscast from early morning to late evening. In figures from the Nielsen Company (obtained by WABC), Channel 7 was tops in Households and in a key demographic--Adults 25... [FishbowlNY]

Giants/Eagles Sunday Nighter Tops Weekly Ratings - Posted November 24, 2010
NBC's Sunday Night Football pitting the Giants against the Eagles took the top spot in the weekly New York ratings. The game pulled in an estimated 2 million WNBC viewers with a 10.2 rating, according to the Nielsen Company. The ratings bonanza began in the final thirty minutes of Football Night in... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Giants/Eagles Sunday Nighter Tops Weekly Ratings - Posted November 24, 2010
NBC's Sunday Night Football pitting the Giants against the Eagles took the top spot in the weekly New York ratings. The game pulled in an estimated 2 million WNBC viewers with a 10.2 rating, according to the Nielsen Company. The ratings bonanza began in the final thirty minutes of Football Night in... [FishbowlNY]

Dancing With The Stars Takes Two Spots in Weekly Top 5 - Posted November 11, 2010
Dancing With The Stars spun its way to a pair of Top 5 showings in New York, for the week ending November 7. The Dancing two-hour performance show was number two with 1.4 million viewers on WABC and a 7.2 rating, according to the Nielsen Company. The result show placed fifth (1.1 million/5.8). How... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Dancing With The Stars Takes Two Spots in Weekly Top 5 - Posted November 11, 2010
Dancing With The Stars spun its way to a pair of Top 5 showings in New York, for the week ending November 7. The Dancing two-hour performance show was number two with 1.4 million viewers on WABC and a 7.2 rating, according to the Nielsen Company. The result show placed fifth (1.1 million/5.8). How... [FishbowlNY]

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 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

Yankees ALCS Losses Are Ratings Winners - Posted October 28, 2010
As the Yankees were failing to reach the World Series, the American League Championship Series against the Texas Rangers drew big numbers in New York. The concluding game six on TBS had the highest ratings for the week, according to the Nielsen Company. The game had 2.1 viewers and a 10.6 rating. Game... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Yankees ALCS Losses Are Ratings Winners - Posted October 28, 2010
As the Yankees were failing to reach the World Series, the American League Championship Series against the Texas Rangers drew big numbers in New York. The concluding game six on TBS had the highest ratings for the week, according to the Nielsen Company. The game had 2.1 viewers and a 10.6 rating. Game... [FishbowlNY]

WXTV to Air New York Senatorial Debate in Spanish - Posted October 15, 2010
Candidates for the U.S. Senate from New York met this afternoon for a taped debate. Univision-owned WXTV will air the verbal confrontation between Republican Joe DioGuardi and Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand on Sunday afternoon from 5 to 6 p.m. The debate is taped at the WABC studios in New York. Channel 7... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WXTV to Air New York Senatorial Debate in Spanish - Posted October 15, 2010
Candidates for the U.S. Senate from New York met this afternoon for a taped debate. Univision-owned WXTV will air the verbal confrontation between Republican Joe DioGuardi and Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand on Sunday afternoon from 5 to 6 p.m. The debate is taped at the WABC studios in New York. Channel 7... [FishbowlNY]

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