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WCBS-TV Anchor Rob Morrison Arrested for Allegedly Choking His Wife - Posted February 18, 2013
Channel 2 morning co-anchor Rob Morrison is headed to Stamford Superior Court tomorrow. Morrison was arrested by Darien, Connecticut police Sunday morning. According to the police report that FishbowlNY obtained, Morrison choked his wife, CBS Mon... [FishbowlLA]

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]

Sue Simmons, Candid in Rare Interview, 'Came Within Two Weeks of Being in a Wheelchair' - Posted February 4, 2013
There are broadcasting legends, and there is Sue Simmons. FishbowlNY caught up with the iconic anchorwoman for a rare one-on-one interview, as she was being named a Black Media Legend at the Plaza Hotel by McDonalds Friday. Simmons left WNBC in June afte... [FishbowlLA]

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]

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]

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]

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]

LeVar Burton: 'You didn't come to New York without sitting down with Sue Simmons' - Posted August 27, 2012
Another accomplishment beloved broadcaster Sue Simmons can add to her resume? Being indirectly responsible for getting LeVar Burton his hosting gig at Reading Rainbow. In our latest ... [FishbowlLA]

Weekend Weathercaster Domenica Davis Out at WNBC; Steve Villaneuva Bolts WPIX to Fill Slot - Posted August 24, 2012
Domenica Davis is being replaced at WNBC. FishbowlNY has learned that the weekend weather anchor has been bounced in favor of WPIX morning traffic reporter, ... [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 ... [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... [FishbowlLA]

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]

Where in the World are WNBC's Chuck and Shiba? - Posted July 19, 2012
[caption id="attachment_64448" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="A rare sighting"][/caption] If it seems like WNBC's 11 p.m. anchor team of Chuck Scarborough and new partner ... [FishbowlLA]

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

Revolving Door: Bloomberg TV, the 'NYTimes' and Buzzfeed, 'Elle Accessories' - Posted June 18, 2012
Here's Bloomberg TV's new lineup. [via TVNewser] Don Lemon is outraged at Tucker Carlson over his defense of The Daily Caller's Neil ... [FishbowlDC]

WNBC Names Shiba Russell as Sue Simmons' Replacement at 11 p.m. - Posted June 18, 2012
In what's regarded as the worst kept secret, WNBC/Channel 4 has assigned the 11 p.m. newscast to Shiba Russell. She succeeds Sue Simmons, who departed the station last week after 32 years. Russell, hired by Channel 4 in earl... [FishbowlLA]

Sue Simmons Ends Historic Run at WNBC, Wants to Be 'Employed Elsewhere at Some Point' - Posted June 16, 2012
And so at 11:35 last night, New York's all-time great anchor team ceased to exist. "Chuck and Sue" became a test pattern of TV history. Sue Simmons concluded a 32-year run at WNBC, sitting next to her "TV husband" ... [FishbowlLA]

WNBC is 'Quiet' as Sue Simmons Delivers Final Newscast Tonight - Posted June 15, 2012
It's a run for the ages. Sue Simmons closes the book on her storied 32 years as WNBC anchor. She'll sit alongside her legendary partner Chuck Scarborough... [FishbowlLA]

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

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]

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]

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]

Revolving Door: WNBC, WSJ on Pinterest, iPad Mags, and More - Posted March 26, 2012
James Murdoch has resigned from another corporate board. [via] ... [GalleyCat]

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]

Stations Prepare for Giants' Super Bowl Winning Parade - Posted February 6, 2012
With another Super Bowl title for the New York Giants, now comes the celebration! Several stations are planning to televise the ticker tape parade tomorrow up the Canyon of Heroes in Lower Manhattan. WCBS/Channel 2 begins its live coverage at 11 a.m. with the celebrations at two venues --New York City and... [FishbowlLA]

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]

WNBC's Bruce Beck Named Local Sportscaster of the Year - Posted January 12, 2012
The tradition continues for Bruce Beck. The WNBC/Channel 4 sportscaster has been named New York Sportscaster of the Year for a fifth straight year. Beck, in his 14th year with WNBC, replaced ... [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... [FishbowlLA]

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]

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]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted October 21, 2011
[caption id="attachment_45356" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Vic Miles"][/caption] Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Remembering One of a Kind Former WCBS/Channel 2 Anchorman Vic M... [FishbowlLA]

Perennial Ratings Winner, Yankees and Red Sox Do it Again for YES - Posted September 8, 2011
Once again, the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox head into the final month of the season jockeying for position atop the AL East. And once again, their games rocket high in the ratings. The mid-week series at Fenway Park grabbed the top two prime time slots, according to the Nielsen. The... [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... [FishbowlLA]

WNBC Names Shiba Russell and Tom Llamas as 5 p.m. Anchor Team - Posted August 18, 2011
WNBC/Channel 4, which previously decided to bring back its 5 p.m. newscast, has named its anchor team. Shiba Russell (right), a weekend co-anchor with David Ushery... [FishbowlLA]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted July 29, 2011
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Hearst to Launch "Cosmo for Guys," July 27 O... [FishbowlLA]

60 Minutes Take Weekly Top Spot on WCBS; America's Got Talent Number Two on WNBC - Posted July 28, 2011
As we meander through the summer, viewership is typically altered. But 60 Minutes had no problems grabbing ratings. The venerable newsmagazine was number one, according to the Nielsen Company. The broadcast had 751,000 WCBS/Channel 2 vi... [FishbowlLA]

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... [FishbowlDC]

Reporter Ann Mercogliano Jumps Ship From WNBC to WCBS - Posted July 18, 2011
Ann Mercogliano, who joined WNBC/Channel 4 in 2010 as reporter for New York Live (formerly ... [FishbowlLA]

Mike Francesa Ending Mike'd Up After Seven Years - Posted July 12, 2011
Radio talk show host Mike Francesa is ending his WNBC-TV Sunday night sports show, Mike'd Up, ... [UnBeige]

Mike Francesa Ending Mike'd Up After Seven Years - Posted July 12, 2011
Radio talk show host Mike Francesa is ending his WNBC-TV Sunday night sports show, Mike'd Up, ... [AgencySpy]

Mike Francesa Ending Mike'd Up After Seven Years - Posted July 12, 2011
Radio talk show host Mike Francesa is ending his WNBC-TV Sunday night sports show, Mike'd Up, ... [TVNewser]

Mike Francesa Ending Mike'd Up After Seven Years - Posted July 12, 2011
Radio talk show host Mike Francesa is ending his WNBC-TV Sunday night sports show, Mike'd Up, ... [SportsNewser]

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]