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WLNY Launches Weekend Evening Newscast - Posted July 7, 2014
WLNY, the CBS-owned independent station serving the New York City market, is launching a weekend edition of its 9 p.m. newscast. Beginning July 12, the hourlong newscast will be anchored by Cindy Hsu... [TVSpy]

KXTV Reporter: 'Plagiarism is Alive and Well in America's Number One Media Market' - Posted June 30, 2014
In a letter to Jim Romenesko, Sacramento reporter George Warren takes CBS-owned ... [SocialTimes.com]

KXTV Reporter: 'Plagiarism is Alive and Well in America's Number One Media Market' - Posted June 30, 2014
In a letter to Jim Romenesko, Sacramento reporter George Warren takes CBS-owned ... [TVSpy]

Rob Morrison Arrested For Harassment, Violation of Protective Order - Posted June 18, 2014
Former WCBS anchor Rob Morrison is facing new charges linked to his ... [TVSpy]

WLNY Cancels Morning Newscast - Posted May 23, 2014
WLNY, the CBS-owned independent station serving the New York City market, has canceled its morning newscast, TVSpy has learned. WLNY operates as a duopoly with WCBS, CBS' flagship station in the NYC ... [TVSpy]

NYC Stations Cover 9/11 Museum Dedication - Posted May 15, 2014
President Barack Obama, survivors and victims' families gathered this morning at the site of the 9/11 attacks for the dedication of the National September 11 Museum. With the exception of Fox-owned WNYW, stations in New York City provided special coverage of the dedication ceremony, which began shortly after 10 a.m. Bill Ritter... [TVSpy]

Domestic Violence Charges Dropped Against Rob Morrison - Posted April 24, 2014
All charges against Rob Morrison have been dropped. The former WCBS anchor was ... [TVSpy]

How Stations in NYC and DC Reported on the Aereo Supreme Court Arguments - Posted April 23, 2014
Stations around the country reported last night on the Aereo Supreme Court case, which has the potential to drastically upend the television industry. Broadcasters -- including NBC, ABC, Fox, CBS and Univision, which own many local stations -- faced off against the streaming TV service yesterday in oral arguments in front... [TVSpy]

NYC Stations Cover East Harlem Explosion - Posted March 12, 2014
Stations in New York City spent several hours this morning covering a building explosion in East Harlem that caused the death of at least two people. ABC-owned WABC was the first to report the news, breaking in to "Live! With Kelly and Michael" at 9:43 a.m. Ken Rosato and ... [SocialTimes.com]

NYC Stations Cover East Harlem Explosion - Posted March 12, 2014
Stations in New York City spent several hours this morning covering a building explosion in East Harlem that caused the death of at least two people. ABC-owned WABC was the first to report the news, breaking in to "Live! With Kelly and Michael" at 9:43 a.m. Ken Rosato and ... [TVSpy]

What Are Local Stations Covering? - Posted February 18, 2014
This week we took a look at the nation's #1 market, New York, where the talk was all about, you guessed it, snow. ... [TVSpy]

Seattle Seahawk Plays Reporter for a Day - Posted January 30, 2014
Seattle Seahawks rookie wide receiver... [TVSpy]

Longtime Boston Anchor Chet Curtis Dies - Posted January 23, 2014
Legendary Boston anchor Chet Curtis died Wednesday from pancreatic cancer. He was 74. Curtis spent the majority of his career at ABC affiliate WCVB, anchoring the evening newscast alon... [TVSpy]

Former Anchor Richard Brown Warns Reporters To Be Careful When Reporting on Crime - Posted October 31, 2013
While speaking at a business event in North Battleford, Saskatchewan, former local and network TV anchor Richard Brown (pictured right with KGO co-anchor Terilyn Joe) ha... [SocialTimes.com]

Former Anchor Richard Brown Warns Reporters To Be Careful When Reporting on Crime - Posted October 31, 2013
While speaking at a business event in North Battleford, Saskatchewan, former local and network TV anchor Richard Brown (pictured right with KGO co-anchor Terilyn Joe) ha... [TVSpy]

New York Stations Cover One-Year Anniversary of Hurricane Sandy - Posted October 25, 2013
With the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy around the corner, local stations in New York are producing special coverage looking back at the storm and its aftermath. NY1 has been covering the upcoming anniversary throughout the week with a series of special reports. The channel will air hourlong specials on both Saturda... [TVSpy]

Rich Paleski Joins WCBS-WLNY as Director of Broadcast Operations and Engineering - Posted October 2, 2013
Rich Paleski has been named director of broadcast operations and engineering at WCBS-WLNY, CBS' duopoly in New York. It is a move within CBS for Paleski, who has w... [TVSpy]

Citing Longer Commute, Ashley Morrison Resigns from CBS Money Watch - Posted September 5, 2013
Ashley Morrison, the estranged wife of former WCBS anchor Rob Morri... [TVSpy]

CBS and Time Warner Cable Agree to Truce for NYC Debates - Posted August 22, 2013
Time Warner Cable and CBS have suspended their prolonged dispute over retransmission fees long enough to allow WCBS, the CBS owned station in New York, to air its share of televised debates in the upcoming New York elections. T... [TVSpy]

Meteorologist Jeff Berardelli Joining WPEC From WFOR - Posted August 6, 2013
Another meteorologist is leaving WFOR, the CBS owned station in Miami. Jeff Berardelli is leaving the Miami CBS O&O to join WPEC,... [TVSpy]

Citing Weekend Numbers in NY, LA and Dallas, CBS Says Blackout Won't Affect Ratings - Posted August 5, 2013
With the CBS-Time Warner Cable dispute still underway, CBS is touting weekend ratings at its O&Os ... [TVSpy]

Five Months After Domestic Dispute, Rob and Ashley Morrison Reportedly Reconcile - Posted July 31, 2013
Former WCBS anchor Rob Morrison and his estranged wife, CBS MoneyWatch anchor Ashley Morrison... [TVSpy]

Rob Morrison Pleads Guilty, Agrees to Attend Violence Education Program - Posted July 5, 2013
Former WCBS anchor Rob Morrison has pleaded guilty to second-degree threatening and disorderly conduct charges stemming from a ... [TVSpy]

Fox Makes Changes in NYC, Secaucus: Dianne Doctor Named VP of WWOR, Byron Harmon Named ND of WNYW - Posted June 17, 2013
There are leadership changes coming to WNYW and WWOR, the Fox-owned stations in New York City and Secaucus. Dianne Doctor, the vice pr... [TVSpy]

New York City Stations Cover High-Rise Rescue at Hearst Tower - Posted June 12, 2013
New York City stations broke into afternoon programming this afternoon with dramatic pictures of two window washers stranded on a scaffolding near the top of the Hearst Tower. NBC O&O WNBC was first to report the news at 2:58 p.m., breaking into the tail end of ... [TVSpy]

Reid Lamberty Out at Boston's WHDH - Posted June 11, 2013
Evening co-anchor Reid Lamberty is out at WHDH, the NBC affiliate in Boston, NewsBlues reports... [TVSpy]

Local Personalities to Guest Host 'The Talk' - Posted May 30, 2013
Personalities from local CBS stations will fill in as guest-hosts on "The Talk," CBS' daytime talk show, next week. Angela Hill of WWL in New Orleans will fill in Monday. ... [TVSpy]

Meteorologist Bryan Bennett Joins WFLA - Posted May 14, 2013
Meteorologist Bryan Bennett is joining WFLA, the NBC affiliate in Tampa-St. Petersburg. Bennett comes from New York, where he was executive weather producer and chief meteorologist at CBS-owned ... [TVSpy]

One World Trade Center Lobbies Local Broadcasters to Come Back - Posted May 7, 2013
With the addition of the spire atop One World Trade Center, the tower's property manager looks forward to what can be for local broadcasters while remembering what was. TVNewsCheck spoke with ... [TVSpy]

Former WCBS Rob Morrison Allowed to Contact His Wife, Judge Rules - Posted March 14, 2013
A Connecticut judge has ruled that ex-WCBS anchor Rob Morrison can legally contact his wife, CBS Money Watch anchor ... [TVSpy]

Reporter Sean Hennessy Leaving WCBS - Posted March 12, 2013
WCBS reporter Sean Hennessy is saying goodbye to the CBS O&O in New York City, ... [TVSpy]

Former WCBS Anchor Rob Morrison: 'I Have No Plans to Write a Tell-All' - Posted March 11, 2013
Rob Morrison says he has no intention of writing a tell-all book to address allegations that he choked his wife, CBS Money Watch anchor Ashley Morrison... [TVSpy]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted March 8, 2013
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. 1. Time Inc. and Meredith Talks Stall Because No One Likes Iowa, March 6 2. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted March 8, 2013
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. 1. Time Inc. and Meredith Talks Stall Because No One Likes Iowa, March 6 2. ... [FishbowlNY]

WCBS' Don Dahler to Join CBS News - Posted March 7, 2013
WCBS anchor Don Dahler is joining CBS News as a correspondent, our sister site ... [TVSpy]

Rob Morrison Nearly Arrested for Domestic Violence in January - Posted February 21, 2013
Rob Morrison, the former WCBS anchor facing strangulation charges stemming from a weekend dispute with his wife, CBS MoneyWatch anchor ... [TVSpy]

WCBS' Rob Morrison Apologizes to Connecticut Police, Continues to Deny Choking His Wife - Posted February 19, 2013
WCBS morning anchor Rob Morrison appeared at a Connecticut courthouse this morning to face charges that he choked his wife, CBS MoneyW... [TVSpy]

Rob and Ashley Morrison: Choking Incident Allegations 'Greatly Exaggerated' - Posted February 19, 2013
WCBS anchor Rob Morrison and his wife, CBS MoneyWatch anchor Ashley Morrison, are ... [TVSpy]

NYC Stations Cover Manhattan Ferry Accident - Posted January 9, 2013
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Lohan Arrest Dominates NYC's Morning Newscasts - Posted November 29, 2012
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Rob Morrison Calls Prince William the 'Douche' of Cambridge on WCBS - Posted November 29, 2012
WCBS anchor Rob Morrison had an unfortunate slip of the tongue during the CBS O&O's noon newscast Wednesday. "The reason why the latest royal visit was extra special for the douche -- Duke -- and Dutchess of Cambridge," Morrison said during ... [TVSpy]

NYC Stations Return to Regular Programming After Extended Coverage of Hurricane Sandy - Posted October 31, 2012
Stations in New York City have partially returned to regular programming today after several days of breaking news coverage of Hurricane Sandy. The five major local stations in New York City -- ABC O&O WABC, NBC O&O WNBC, CBS O&O WCBS, Fox O&O WNYW a... [TVSpy]

Hurricane Winds Cause Crane Collapse in NYC - Posted October 29, 2012
Hurricane Sandy is approaching the Tri-State area at this hour, and the high winds are already wreaking havoc on New York City. Shortly before 3pmET, stations reported on a cra... [TVSpy]

East Coast Stations Deliver Extended Hurricane Coverage as Sandy Marches On - Posted October 29, 2012
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WNYW, WCBS to Share Helicopter in New York City - Posted October 1, 2012
The CBS and Fox stations in New York City are teaming up to share aerial coverage. Effective today, WCBS and WNYW have entered into an agreement to share a helicopter in the nation's top DMA, TVSpy has con... [TVSpy]

WFXG General Manager Barry Barth to Retire - Posted October 1, 2012
WFXG vice president and general manager Barry Barth will retire at the end of the year after more than 50 years in the television business. ... [TVSpy]

CBS and Cablevision Renew Carriage Agreement - Posted September 5, 2012
CBS and Cablevision announced the renewal of their content carriage agreements for the CBS O&Os. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The agreement covers Cablevision subscribers in the New York tri-state area served by WCBS, Philadelphia's ... [TVSpy]

Several Shot Near NYC's Empire State Building - Posted August 24, 2012
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WCBS Anchor Chris Wragge to Participate in CBS Sports' U.S. Open Coverage - Posted August 17, 2012
WCBS anchor Chris Wragge talks to our s... [TVSpy]

Chris Wragge 'Flattered' To Be Part of CBS Sports' U.S. Open Tennis Coverage - Posted August 16, 2012
It's a double "homecoming" for Chris Wragge. The veteran WCBS news anchor is returning to sports, at least for two weeks. Wragge is getting a spot with CBS Sports at the U.S. Open Tennis Championships beginning Monday, August 27 at Flushing M... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Chris Wragge 'Flattered' To Be Part of CBS Sports' U.S. Open Tennis Coverage - Posted August 16, 2012
It's a double "homecoming" for Chris Wragge. The veteran WCBS news anchor is returning to sports, at least for two weeks. Wragge is getting a spot with CBS Sports at the U.S. Open Tennis Championships beginning Monday, August 27 at Flushing M... [FishbowlNY]

Battle of Morning News, WLNY Debuts on The Couch - Posted July 2, 2012
The calendar says July, and next week is the Baseball All-Star Game. But don't be fooled. Today was opening day! A confluence of events created a trio of local morning changes. The biggest is at independent station ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Battle of Morning News, WLNY Debuts on The Couch - Posted July 2, 2012
The calendar says July, and next week is the Baseball All-Star Game. But don't be fooled. Today was opening day! A confluence of events created a trio of local morning changes. The biggest is at independent station ... [FishbowlNY]

Anchors, Meteorologists From CBS O&Os to Guest Host 'The Talk' Next Week - Posted June 20, 2012
Local news personalities from five CBS O&Os are guest-hosting "The Talk" for one day each next week, filling in for Julie Chen, who is on vacation. The five guest hosts are: ... [TVSpy]

CBS Set to Launch New Morning Show in New York - Posted June 18, 2012
CBS is set to launch a new morning show on WLNY, the Long Island, NY-based station that the company ... [TVSpy]

Cubes: Behind-the-Scenes Tour of CBS News - Posted June 14, 2012
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of CBS News. In this episode of mediabistroTV's "Cubes," Erica Hill, co-host of "CBS This Morning," shows us aro... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cubes: Behind-the-Scenes Tour of CBS News - Posted June 14, 2012
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of CBS News. In this episode of mediabistroTV's "Cubes," Erica Hill, co-host of "CBS This Morning," shows us aro... [FishbowlNY]

Cubes: Behind-the-Scenes Tour of CBS News - Posted June 14, 2012
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of CBS News. In this episode of mediabistroTV's "Cubes," Erica Hill, co-host of "CBS This Morning," shows us aro... [TVSpy]

Oprah's Departure Leads to Tighter Ratings Races - Posted June 11, 2012
The departure of Oprah Winfrey from daytime television last summer has resulted in more competitive ratings battles in top markets across the U.S., Brian Stelter of the New York Times ... [TVSpy]

Veteran Anchor Jim Rosenfield Joining WRC - Posted June 1, 2012
Jim Rosenfield, a veteran anchor who made his mark in New York with WNBC and WCBS, is joining WRC in Washington, D.C. The NBC-owned station announced today that Rosenfield is com... [TVSpy]

John Schriffen Named ABC News Correspondent - Posted May 24, 2012
John Schriffen is joining ABC News as a New York-based correspondent, president Ben Sherwood announced today. Schriffen most recently was a ... [TVSpy]

VIDEO: Guy Jumps Out of Window in Background of WCBS Live Shot - Posted May 18, 2012
WCBS reporter Derricke Dennis was reporting live Thursday night at the top of the station's 11 p.m. newscast when a man jumped out of a window behind him. Dennis was reporting from the New Jersey neigh... [TVSpy]

Former WNYW Reporter Dick Brennan Freelance Reporting for Rival WCBS - Posted May 7, 2012
Dick Brenann, who was ousted from WNYW in March after 11 years at the Fox O&O, is back on the air in the New York market. Brennan has been reporting on a per diem basis for ... [TVSpy]

Veteran Reporter Dick Brennan Now Appearing on Channel 2 - Posted May 7, 2012
We know all about cost cutting. The broadcast industry isn't immune to belt tightening when times are tough. But in the last several months, WNYW/Channel 5 dropped several veteran reporters, becoming the proverbially "salary dump." Entertainment reporter Anne ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Veteran Reporter Dick Brennan Now Appearing on Channel 2 - Posted May 7, 2012
We know all about cost cutting. The broadcast industry isn't immune to belt tightening when times are tough. But in the last several months, WNYW/Channel 5 dropped several veteran reporters, becoming the proverbially "salary dump." Entertainment reporter Anne ... [FishbowlNY]

After 4 Years at WJZ, Weijia Jiang Joining WCBS - Posted April 30, 2012
Weijia Jiang will join New York City CBS O&O WCBS in June, the Baltimore Sun's David Zurawik ... [TVSpy]

New York Stations Go Live for Shuttle Landing - Posted April 27, 2012
As a jet carrying the space shuttle Enterprise touched down today at JFK airport around 11:21 a.m. ET, every major news station in New York was carrying live coverage of its arrival. Beginning at 10:30 a.m., WABC, ... [TVSpy]

NYC's WPIX, WCBS End Chopper-Sharing Agreement - Posted April 13, 2012
WPIX and WCBS are no longer sharing aerial coverage in New York City, the ... [TVSpy]

Reporter John Schriffen Joins WCBS in New York - Posted April 5, 2012
Reporter John Schriffen has joined WCBS, the CBS O&O in New York City, on a freelance basis. Schriffen was most recently a reporter at ... [TVSpy]

WLNY Takeover a 'Once in a Lifetime Experience' For CBS - Posted April 2, 2012
CBS has officially taken ownership of WLNY and launched a three-phase transition that will result in new newscasts and high definition programming at Long Island station. As part of the... [TVSpy]

With WCBS Merger Looming, WLNY Will Suspend News Operations This Month - Posted March 15, 2012
Long Island's WLNY will suspend newscasts at the end of this month, two months before the station is expected to officially merge with ... [TVSpy]

Want to be a TV Reporter? Learn From NYC Veteran Wendy Gillette - Posted March 6, 2012
In Mediabistro's Intro to TV News Reporting class, freelance reporter Wendy Gillette (who you may recognize from ... [TVSpy]

WABC/Channel 7 Wins February Sweeps in All Time Slots - Posted March 2, 2012
The February sweeps came and went, but the results are the same for WABC/Channel 7. The station was tops among total viewers for the sweeps period that concluded Wednesday. Starting before dawn, WABC maintained its success with Eyewitness News This Morning. Led by anchors ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WABC/Channel 7 Wins February Sweeps in All Time Slots - Posted March 2, 2012
The February sweeps came and went, but the results are the same for WABC/Channel 7. The station was tops among total viewers for the sweeps period that concluded Wednesday. Starting before dawn, WABC maintained its success with Eyewitness News This Morning. Led by anchors ... [FishbowlNY]

Longtime WNBC Consumer Reporter Joining WCBS - Posted February 29, 2012
Popular New York consumer reporter Asa Aarons is joining WCBS, after spending 15 years with WNBC. FishbowlNY ... [TVSpy]

Revolving Door: Greg Kelly, GigaOm & paidContent, and More - Posted February 10, 2012
Greg Kelly is back on the air at Good Day New York after authorities decided not to prosecute ... [PRNewser]

NYC Stations Cover New York Giants' Victory Parade - Posted February 7, 2012
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WNBC Edits I-Team Promo After Rival Stations Complain - Posted February 7, 2012
Just one day after premiering a new station promo, New York's WNBC has edited the spot to eliminate the portions featuring New York City police commissioner ... [TVSpy]

Rhiannon Ally Named Morning Anchor at WFOR - Posted February 6, 2012
Rhiannon Ally has been named morning anchor at WFOR, the CBS O&O in Miami. Ally joins WFOR from another CBS O&O, New York City's ... [TVSpy]

NYC Stations Among Media Coalition Protesting NYPD's Treatment of Reporters - Posted February 2, 2012
A coalition of media organizations -- including WABC, WNBC and WCBS -- sent a letter y... [TVSpy]

WCBS Hires Two Ahead of WLNY Acquisition - Posted January 24, 2012
Viewers of WCBS, the CBS O&O in New York, will see some new faces in the coming weeks. The station has hired Carolyn Gusoff (pictured) to its Long Island bureau, the ... [TVSpy]

WCBS Reporter Jay Dow Joining WPIX - Posted January 10, 2012
Jay Dow, a reporter at WCBS in New York, has joined WPIX the CW-affiliate in the same market, ... [TVSpy]

CBS to Purchase WLNY, Creating New York Duopoly - Posted December 12, 2011
CBS has inked a deal to acquire independent station WLNY and form, with its flagship WCBS, a duopoly in the nation's largest market. "Our acquisition of WLNY-TV presents a tremendous opportunity for our T... [TVSpy]

Chris Wragge on WCBS: 'I'm Going to Do Whatever the Hell They Want Me to Do' - Posted November 16, 2011
Chris Wragge is recommitting his time to WCBS, following a year hosting "The Early Show," and he says he'll do whatever GM ... [TVSpy]

NYPD Creates Media-Free Bubble Around Zuccotti Park During Occupy Raid - Posted November 15, 2011
As the NYPD removed Occupy Wall Street protesters from Zuccotti Park early Tuesday morning, they effectively created a media-free bubble around the action, pushing reporters out of view and clearing the airspace of news helicopters. While there were ... [TVSpy]

Do Mobile TV Cameras Help or Hurt Local News? - Posted November 4, 2011
Richard Huff takes an interesting look at the use of mobile cameras at New York's local stations in the ... [TVSpy]

WCBS to Debut Brand-New Studio This Week - Posted October 18, 2011
WCBS is set to debut a brand-new studio on Thursday, beginning with the noon newscast anchored by Mary Calvi and ... [TVSpy]

Former WCBS Anchor Vic Miles Dies at 79 - Posted October 14, 2011
FishbowlNY confirmed today that Vic Miles, a former anchor at CBS owned-and-operated ... [TVSpy]

First on the Scene, WCBS Shoots Exclusive Footage of Helicopter Crash Rescue - Posted October 5, 2011
As we ... [TVSpy]

Helicopter Crashes Into The East River, and NYC Local Stations Go Back On the Air - Posted October 4, 2011
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Local NYC Stations Carry Christie Announcement Live - Posted October 4, 2011
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Meteorologist Vanessa Murdock Joins WCBS - Posted October 4, 2011
Vanessa Murdock is the newest addition to CBS owned-and-operated WCBS in New York City. She joins the station next Monday as weekend morning meteorologist and weekday reporte... [TVSpy]

Don Dahler Will Shift to Weekends at WCBS Following Chris Wragge's Return - Posted September 8, 2011
Don Dahler, who was displaced from the WCBS 6 p.m. broadcast this week when Chris Wragge ... [TVSpy]

Chris Wragge Returns to WCBS Anchor Desk - Posted September 7, 2011
In a move that was announced last month, Chris Wragge returned to the ... [TVSpy]

NY Stations Get Into Hurricane Mode, Airing Special Reports This Morning - Posted August 25, 2011
As Hurricane Irene moved closer to the East Coast this morning, New York stations brought live coverage of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's press conference on emergency preparedness, preempting regularly scheduled programming and giving viewers a glimpse of the type... [TVSpy]

Katie Fehlinger Joins Philadelphia's KYW Next Month - Posted August 1, 2011
WCBS weathercaster Katie Fehlinger is set to return to her native Philadelphia in the fall. CBS confirmed the ... [TVSpy]

WPIX Will Add a 5 p.m. Newscast To Fall Lineup - Posted July 28, 2011
WPIX will add an extra hour of news to their programming lineup this fall, according to our sister site, FishbowlNY. The new broadcast will air at 5 ... [TVSpy]

Revolving Door: The Daily Beast Talk Show, 'TIME' Everywhere, and More - Posted July 21, 2011
The Daily Beast has made a few new hires in order to launch a new venture: an online talk show. Sources told The New Yor... [PRNewser]

Ann Mercogliano Finds a New Home in NYC Market, Going from WNBC to WCBS - Posted July 19, 2011
As our friends at Fishbowl NY reported this morning, Ann Mercogliano has departed ... [TVSpy]

Anchor Steve Bartelstein Cut Loose at WBBM - Posted July 5, 2011
Steve Bartelstein, a veteran anchor in major markets like New York and Chicago, has been suddenly released from his contract after 10 months at WBBM. Bartelstein's l... [TVSpy]

Executive Producer Departing WCBS for Bloomberg - Posted June 16, 2011
Gary Kanofsky, a 30-year veteran of TV news, is leaving his position as executive producer at WCBS to join Bloomberg TV in London. Kanofsky has spent the last two and a half years... [SocialTimes.com]

Executive Producer Departing WCBS for Bloomberg - Posted June 16, 2011
Gary Kanofsky, a 30-year veteran of TV news, is leaving his position as executive producer at WCBS to join Bloomberg TV in London. Kanofsky has spent the last two and a half years... [TVSpy]

A Unique Partnership: WCBS Shares Chopper Footage with FDNY - Posted May 6, 2011
It is becoming more and more common for stations to pool their helic... [TVSpy]

New York Stations Provide Live Coverage of Obama's Visit to Ground Zero - Posted May 5, 2011
New York stations preempted regularly scheduled programming this afternoon to bring live coverage of President Obama's visit to Ground Zero, which occurred around 1:00 p.m. today. Bill Ritter... [SocialTimes.com]

New York Emmys Give WPIX Reason to Celebrate - Posted April 5, 2011
CW-affiliate WPIX took home the most Emmys of any New York station this weekend, winning 10. The award tally, which included wins in the Continuing Coverage, Technical Achievement, and multiple Promotion categories, is a bright spot for a station that ... [TVSpy]

WCBS Adds Emily Smith as Reporter - Posted March 24, 2011
Emily Smith, who is a familiar face for New York viewers after regularly contributing "CBS Money Watch" reports to WCBS, is joining the CBS-affiliate as a general assignment reporter. ... [TVSpy]

Chris Who? WCBS Scores Major Ratings Win with Maurice DuBois's 11 p.m. Newscast - Posted March 3, 2011
WCBS's 11 p.m. newscast, which lost anchor Chris Wragge to the "Early Show" in January, ... [TVSpy]

Report: WCBS to Add AccuWeather's Katie Fehlinger - Posted February 9, 2011
WCBS has reportedly hired weathercaster Katie Fehlinger. Fehlinger comes to the CBS flagship from AccuWeather, where she's worked as a host and producer since 2006. TVSpy's sister site FishbowlNY ... [TVSpy]

Taping Numerous Falls, WCBS's 'Sidewalk Ice Patrol' Raises Ethical Concerns - Posted February 4, 2011
WCBS sent out its "sidewalk ice patrol" on Wednesday to report on the slippery conditions of New York's walkways. What began as a public service, though, ended w... [TVSpy]

New York Stations Carry Mayor Bloomberg Snow Response - Posted January 27, 2011
From the "Here We Go Again Department," several more than 10 inches of snow fell in Central Park through the overnight. As familiar as the snow falling has been this season, so are the reporters gathered throughout the tri-state to assess the situation. Another mainstay of the winter weather has been M... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New York Stations Carry Mayor Bloomberg Snow Response - Posted January 27, 2011
From the "Here We Go Again Department," several more than 10 inches of snow fell in Central Park through the overnight. As familiar as the snow falling has been this season, so are the reporters gathered throughout the tri-state to assess the situation. Another mainstay of the winter weather has been M... [FishbowlNY]

As Rivals Go to Regular Programming, WCBS Sticks with Local Snow Coverage - Posted January 27, 2011
"Stay at home if you can and watch channel 7 all day long," advised WABC reporter Anthony Johnson as he covered the aftermath of a storm that dumped over a foot of snow on the... [TVSpy]

WCBS-TV Rides Wave of Jets Playoff Run With Road to Glory - Posted January 21, 2011
As the New York Jets make their way to Pittsburgh for this weekend's AFC Championship game, WCBS-TV is right there with them. Sports anchor Otis Livingston, traveling with the team, hosts Jets Road to Glory Saturday night at 7. The one-hour... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WCBS-TV Rides Wave of Jets Playoff Run With Road to Glory - Posted January 21, 2011
As the New York Jets make their way to Pittsburgh for this weekend's AFC Championship game, WCBS-TV is right there with them. Sports anchor Otis Livingston, traveling with the team, hosts Jets Road to Glory Saturday night at 7. The one-hour... [FishbowlNY]

Medical Reporter Dr. Holly Phillips Leaves WCBS-TV - Posted January 14, 2011
For the last four years, Dr. Holly Phillips has been a medical reporter at WCBS/Channel 2. A tipster informed FishbowlNY that Phillips' bio was removed from the station's website. Dr. Max Gomez... [FishbowlLA]

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

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

TV Stations Cover Bloomberg Snow Prep - Posted January 11, 2011
Normally, a Mayor Bloomberg press briefing 12 hours before a potential snowstorm might not make for necessary live coverage. However, this impending storm comes two weeks after the infamous blizzard. The mayor and other city officials were widely criticized for the snow removal, or lack of. Therefore, the majority of city stations... [morningmedianewsfeed]

TV Stations Cover Bloomberg Snow Prep - Posted January 11, 2011
Normally, a Mayor Bloomberg press briefing 12 hours before a potential snowstorm might not make for necessary live coverage. However, this impending storm comes two weeks after the infamous blizzard. The mayor and other city officials were widely criticized for the snow removal, or lack of. Therefore, the majority of city stations... [FishbowlNY]

WCBS Picks Rob Morrison to Replace Maurice DuBois in the Morning - Posted December 20, 2010
Rob Morrison is set to replace Maurice DuBois as WCBS's weekday morning anchor. DuBois is taking over the weekday eveni... [TVSpy]

Chris Wragge Named Early Show Weekday Co-Anchor, Set to Leave WCBS - Posted November 30, 2010
Chris Wragge, the personable WCBS evening news anchor, is joining CBS' The Early Show full time. As first reported by our own TVNewser (a... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Chris Wragge Named Early Show Weekday Co-Anchor, Set to Leave WCBS - Posted November 30, 2010
Chris Wragge, the personable WCBS evening news anchor, is joining CBS' The Early Show full time. As first reported by our own TVNewser (a... [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]

Giants Loss to the Cowboys Gets Most Eyes - Posted November 18, 2010
The weekly prime time ratings are out, and in the top spot--the Giants getting manhandled by the lowly Cowboys. For the week ending November 14, the game, which had a longer window in prime time thanks to a 12-minute power outage, had 1.8 million Fox 5/WNYW viewers and an 8.9 rating, according... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Giants Loss to the Cowboys Gets Most Eyes - Posted November 18, 2010
The weekly prime time ratings are out, and in the top spot--the Giants getting manhandled by the lowly Cowboys. For the week ending November 14, the game, which had a longer window in prime time thanks to a 12-minute power outage, had 1.8 million Fox 5/WNYW viewers and an 8.9 rating, according... [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]

Dancing With The Stars Tops Weekly Ratings - Posted November 3, 2010
The two-hour performance of Dancing With The Stars on Monday, Oct. 25 was the number one prime time show in New York. The celebrity competition seen on WABC, pulled in 1.4 million viewers with a 7.2 rating., according to the Nielsen Company. The Dancing results show tied for fifth best (1... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Dancing With The Stars Tops Weekly Ratings - Posted November 3, 2010
The two-hour performance of Dancing With The Stars on Monday, Oct. 25 was the number one prime time show in New York. The celebrity competition seen on WABC, pulled in 1.4 million viewers with a 7.2 rating., according to the Nielsen Company. The Dancing results show tied for fifth best (1... [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]

Yankees Propel TBS to Weekly Top Spot - Posted October 13, 2010
As the New York Yankees were methodically moving into the second round of the post-season, their first round scored big numbers on TBS. The Yankees earned a sweep, but the three ALDS victories last week cracked the Top 10, according to the Nielsen Company. The playoff opener, Wednesday night against Minnesota, had the... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Yankees Propel TBS to Weekly Top Spot - Posted October 13, 2010
As the New York Yankees were methodically moving into the second round of the post-season, their first round scored big numbers on TBS. The Yankees earned a sweep, but the three ALDS victories last week cracked the Top 10, according to the Nielsen Company. The playoff opener, Wednesday night against Minnesota, had the... [FishbowlNY]

Giants Settle for Number Two in Weekly Ratings - Posted October 6, 2010
The New York Giants upended the Chicago Bears on NBC's Sunday Night Football. It was the Bears first loss of the season. The game, on WNBC, took number two for the week, according to the Nielsen Company. It had 1.6 million watchers with an 8.0 rating. Leading up to the Giants game,... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Giants Settle for Number Two in Weekly Ratings - Posted October 6, 2010
The New York Giants upended the Chicago Bears on NBC's Sunday Night Football. It was the Bears first loss of the season. The game, on WNBC, took number two for the week, according to the Nielsen Company. It had 1.6 million watchers with an 8.0 rating. Leading up to the Giants game,... [FishbowlNY]

Jets, Sunday Night Football Take Number Two for Week - Posted October 1, 2010
On Sunday night, the Jets played their third game of the season against their division rival Dolphins. The game was opposite the Yankees and Red Sox on ESPN. But the night belonged to the Jets and WNBC. The Nielsen Company reports an estimated 1.5 million people stayed with the tight game,... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jets, Sunday Night Football Take Number Two for Week - Posted October 1, 2010
On Sunday night, the Jets played their third game of the season against their division rival Dolphins. The game was opposite the Yankees and Red Sox on ESPN. But the night belonged to the Jets and WNBC. The Nielsen Company reports an estimated 1.5 million people stayed with the tight game,... [FishbowlNY]

Greg David Leaves Crain's For Higher Education - Posted December 9, 2009
Tomorrow will be the last day for Crain's New York Business' editorial director Greg David, who is leaving the pub after more than 33 years at Crain Communications. David is leaving... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Greg David Leaves Crain's For Higher Education - Posted December 9, 2009
Tomorrow will be the last day for Crain's New York Business' editorial director Greg David, who is leaving the pub after more than 33 years at Crain Communications. David is leaving... [FishbowlNY]

Cronkite To Be Honored At New York Press Club Annual Conference - Posted September 10, 2009
The New York Press Club is set to convene it's 17th annual conference at NYU's Kimmel Center later this month. The gathering, themed "Hard News in Hard Times," will see late news legend Walter Cronkite inducted into the organiza... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cronkite To Be Honored At New York Press Club Annual Conference - Posted September 10, 2009
The New York Press Club is set to convene it's 17th annual conference at NYU's Kimmel Center later this month. The gathering, themed "Hard News in Hard Times," will see late news legend Walter Cronkite inducted into the organiza... [FishbowlNY]

Daytime Emmy Winners|Newsday Says No To Verizon|More Magazines Launch In Bad Economy|Magazines Try New Cover Ad Tricks|Chris Wragge On Working Your Way Up - Posted August 31, 2009
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Daytime Emmy Winners|Newsday Says No To Verizon|More Magazines Launch In Bad Economy|Magazines Try New Cover Ad Tricks|Chris Wragge On Working Your Way Up - Posted August 31, 2009
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