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After Using Drone Footage in Story, New York FOX Station Asks if It's Legal - Posted June 18, 2014
In its 10:00 p.m. news last night, New York's WNYW used drone footage as part ... [TVSpy]

Woman Who Accused Greg Kelly of Rape Speaks Out - Posted June 10, 2014
The woman who accused WNYW morning anchor Greg Kelly of rape two years ago has spoken out for the first time about the case, giving ... [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]

'Good Day New York' Producers Protest Proposed Pay Cuts - Posted May 8, 2014
Segment producers and writers for "Good Day New York," the morning newscast on WNYW in New York City, have delivered a petition to station management protesting proposed pay cuts in contract negotiations between the Fox-owned station and the Writers Guild of ... [TVSpy]

Contract-less Good Day New York Staff Petition Their Bosses - Posted May 8, 2014
Negotiations for a new WGA East contract covering segment producers at WNYW Fox 5's Good Day New York have been open for two years now. The previous Collective Bargaining Agreement ran from 2008 to May 2012. This week, frustrated segment producers... [Fishbowl NY]

Contract-less Good Day New York Staff Petition Their Bosses - Posted May 8, 2014
Negotiations for a new WGA East contract covering segment producers at WNYW Fox 5's Good Day New York have been open for two years now. The previous Collective Bargaining Agreement ran from 2008 to May 2012. This week, frustrated segment producers... [FishbowlNY]

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

WNYW's John Huddy Joins Fox News - Posted April 30, 2014
John Huddy, currently a reporter for Fox-owned WNYW in New York City, is joining Fox News Channel's Jerusalem bureau, TVNewser reports. Huddy began at WNYW as a writer for "Good Day New York" in 2004. He made the transition to on-air reporting in... [TVSpy]

'In This Exclusive Live Developing Report,' WNYW Pokes Fun at Annoying Local News - Posted April 25, 2014
In the second installment of WNYW's reports on annoying local news trends, Mac King presents an "exclusive live developing report" on "the horrible crimes committed against our language every day right here on your local TV newscast." "We are a... [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]

Local Morning Shows Beating Network Shows in Largest Markets - Posted April 2, 2014
The morning show battles aren't just between ABC's Good Morning America and NBC's Today Show anymore. TVNewsCheck reports a smaller, leaner, local opponent has entered the arena. In March, on FOX ... [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 ... [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]

Andy Adler Joins WPIX Morning Newscast - Posted March 12, 2014
Andy Adler is joining WPIX, Tribune's CW affiliate in New York City, as an entertainment reporter and sports anchor for the morning newscast. She will begin in her new role on April 7. Adler had been workin... [TVSpy]

WNYW Anchors Settle Differences on 'People's Court' - Posted February 26, 2014
Like an odd version of "This is Your Life," Greg Kelly... [TVSpy]

WNYW Crew Finds Woman Giving Birth on NYC Street - Posted February 25, 2014
A crew for New York FOX owned station WNYW stumbled across a woman giving birth on a Manhattan street. It happened yesterday around 3:30 p.m. on the Upper East Side. ... [TVSpy]

Former WNYW Reporter Charles Leaf Convicted of Sexual Assault - Posted February 21, 2014
Former WNYW reporter Charles Leaf has been found guilty of sexually assaulting his then 4-... [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]

WNYW GM Promises His Station Will Avoid Cliches - Posted February 14, 2014
WNYW GM Lew... [TVSpy]

New York FOX Station Adds Entertainment Reporter - Posted February 6, 2014
Simone Boyce has been named entertainment reporter for the New York FOX owned station WNYW. Byron Harmon... [TVSpy]

WNYW Reporter Asks 'Does Local TV News Annoy You?' - Posted February 6, 2014
New York FOX owned station WNYW took a look back at itself and the industry as ... [TVSpy]

San Antonio Anchor and WNYW Reporter Save Lives In Separate Incidents - Posted February 5, 2014
Two on-air talent at two different stations roughly 1800 miles apart are being hailed separately as heroes. San Antonio, TX, anchor Delaine Mathieu said ... [TVSpy]

WNYW Revisits 1990s Interview with Mia Farrow About Accusations Against Woody Allen - Posted February 5, 2014
In 1992 someone sent WNYW's ... [TVSpy]

NYC Stations Prepare for Super Bowl - Posted January 14, 2014
TVNewsCheck takes a look at the preparations underway at New York City stations, for the Super Bowl. Fox owned WNYW will broadcast the game, which will be held ... [TVSpy]

Cristina Cuomo Guest Hosts 'Good Day NY' - Posted January 13, 2014
Cristina Cuomo, the wife of CNN... [TVSpy]

New York FOX Station Eliminates Consumer Investigative Unit - Posted January 10, 2014
TVSpy has confirmed with a FOX spokesperson that WNYW, the New York FOX owned station, has eliminated its consumer investigative unit. The unit, otherwise known as "Shame Shame Shame," headed by investigative reporter ... [TVSpy]

Round Two: Alec Baldwin Goes After Another FOX NY Reporter - Posted November 15, 2013
Hours after confronting FOX reporter Robert Moses, Alec Baldwin... [TVSpy]

Alec Baldwin Confronts WNYW Reporter - Posted November 15, 2013
Robert Moses, reporter for New York FOX owned station WNYW was confronted and threate... [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]

WNYW's Duke Castiglione Remembers Legendary Sports Anchor Bill Mazer - Posted October 24, 2013
WNYW sports anchor Duke Castiglione looke... [TVSpy]

'Good Day New York' Interview Cut Short After Jenna Jameson Slurs Words - Posted October 22, 2013
A bizarre WNYW segment with Jenna Jameson is ... [TVSpy]

Greg Kelly and Rosanna Scotto Debut 'Good Day New York' Music Videos - Posted October 8, 2013
Because no morning show is complete without a theme song, "Good Day New York" anchors ... [SocialTimes.com]

Greg Kelly and Rosanna Scotto Debut 'Good Day New York' Music Videos - Posted October 8, 2013
Because no morning show is complete without a theme song, "Good Day New York" anchors ... [TVSpy]

Regis Philbin Reunites with Rosanna Scotto on 'Good Day New York' - Posted September 3, 2013
Regis Philbin (briefly) returned to morning ... [TVSpy]

WWOR Replacing Evening Newscast With Show on New Jersey Politics, Issues - Posted July 3, 2013
WWOR, the Fox-owned MyNetworkTV affiliate serving the New York market, is canceling its 10 p.m. newscast and replacing it with "Chasing New Jersey," a 30-minute program focused on "issues driving conversations" in the state. WWOR, which is licensed to and based in Secaucus, N.J.,... [SocialTimes.com]

WWOR Replacing Evening Newscast With Show on New Jersey Politics, Issues - Posted July 3, 2013
WWOR, the Fox-owned MyNetworkTV affiliate serving the New York market, is canceling its 10 p.m. newscast and replacing it with "Chasing New Jersey," a 30-minute program focused on "issues driving conversations" in the state. WWOR, which is licensed to and based in Secaucus, N.J.,... [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]

Ben Simmoneau Joins WNYW as Early Morning Co-Anchor - Posted May 28, 2013
Ben Simmoneau is joining WNYW in New York City as co-anchor of "Good Day Wakeup," the Fox O&O's 4:30 to 7 a.m. newscast. Simmoneau, who will co-anchor alongside ... [TVSpy]

Rosanna Scotto: My First Big Break - Posted May 15, 2013
If you don't watch FOX or even TV in the mornings, you may occasionally see her on the cable clip show "The Soup" as the woman who puts up with co-anchor Greg Kelly's antics. New York native ... [Fishbowl NY]

Rosanna Scotto: My First Big Break - Posted May 15, 2013
If you don't watch FOX or even TV in the mornings, you may occasionally see her on the cable clip show "The Soup" as the woman who puts up with co-anchor Greg Kelly's antics. New York native ... [FishbowlNY]

Rosanna Scotto: My First Big Break - Posted May 15, 2013
If you don't live in the New York TV market, you may know her from the cable clip show "The Soup" as the woman who puts up with co-anchor Greg Kelly's antics. R... [TVSpy]

Antwan Lewis to Co-Anchor Weekend Evening Newscasts at WNYW - Posted May 14, 2013
Antwan Lewis has been named weekend evening co-anchor at New York City Fox O&O WNYW. Beginning May 18, Lewis will co-anchor the 6 and 10 p.m. weekend newscasts alongside ... [TVSpy]

Julie Grauert Joins WPIX From Rival WNYW - Posted May 2, 2013
Julie Grauert is joining WPIX, Tribune's CW affiliate in New York City, as a morning traffic reporter and evening general assignment reporter. Her first day at the station will be May 13. Grauert c... [TVSpy]

'Good Day New York' Beats 'Today' Among Younger Viewers For Second Month Straight - Posted March 28, 2013
It was another winning month for "Good Day New York": the WNYW morning show has beaten NBC's "Today" among younger viewers for the second straight month. "Good Day," anchored ... [TVSpy]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

10 Years Later, WNYW's Greg Kelly Reflects on His Time Embedded in Iraq - Posted March 19, 2013
On the 10-year anniversary of the U.S. ground offensive in Iraq, "Good Day New York" co-host Greg Kelly reflected on his time as an embedded reporter during the war (video above). Kelly -- who was the first broadcast journalist to enter... [TVSpy]

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

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

Tai Hernandez Says Goodbye to WNYW - Posted March 12, 2013
Tai Hernandez has left New York City Fox O&O WNYW, a station spokesperson confirmed to TVSpy. Hernandez, a general assignment reporter, joined the station in 2010. Prior to workin... [TVSpy]

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

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

WNBC's Scott Stanford Makes News Anchoring Debut - Posted March 4, 2013
Sportscasters have occasionally been seen handling news anchoring. In the last several years, you could see former WNBC sports anchor Len Berman taking part in the news portion of Live at Five. His former colleague ... [Fishbowl NY]

WNBC's Scott Stanford Makes News Anchoring Debut - Posted March 4, 2013
Sportscasters have occasionally been seen handling news anchoring. In the last several years, you could see former WNBC sports anchor Len Berman taking part in the news portion of Live at Five. His former colleague ... [FishbowlNY]

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

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

A 'Good Day' For WNYW: Morning Newscast Beats 'Today' Among Younger Viewers - Posted February 28, 2013
Newly-reunited co-anchors ... [TVSpy]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Former WNYW Reporter Anne Craig Reveals She's Pregnant - Posted February 25, 2013
Anne Craig, the bubbly WNYW entertainment reporter who left the station in 2011 for morning news anchoring at the ABC affiliate in Hartford, is ready to deliver her biggest story---she's pregnant! ... [Fishbowl NY]

Former WNYW Reporter Anne Craig Reveals She's Pregnant - Posted February 25, 2013
Anne Craig, the bubbly WNYW entertainment reporter who left the station in 2011 for morning news anchoring at the ABC affiliate in Hartford, is ready to deliver her biggest story---she's pregnant! ... [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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted February 15, 2013
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. 1. Kate Upton Graces Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover for ... [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]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

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

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

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

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 ... [Fishbowl NY]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Ahead of the Super Bowl, WNYW Invites New York Giants Players to Anchor Sports - Posted January 28, 2013
Aside from the anchor changes on "Good Day New York," there were a few other unfamiliar faces on the New York City Fox O&O's morning newscast last week. ... [TVSpy]

The 'Trial Separation' is Over: Greg Kelly and Rosanna Scotto Back Together on WNYW's Good Day New York - Posted January 25, 2013
No shower scene, no Patrick Duffy, and no dream scene. But if you skipped the last seven months on WNYW, it's back to the familiar Greg Kelly/... [Fishbowl NY]

The 'Trial Separation' is Over: Greg Kelly and Rosanna Scotto Back Together on WNYW's Good Day New York - Posted January 25, 2013
No shower scene, no Patrick Duffy, and no dream scene. But if you skipped the last seven months on WNYW, it's back to the familiar Greg Kelly/... [FishbowlNY]

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

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

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

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

WCBS-TV Reporter Carolyn Gusoff Tells Story of Horrific Long Island Kidnapping 20 Years Later - Posted January 17, 2013
It was a sensationalized story that captivated the nation and it happened in our backyard. Katie Beers was 10-year-old in late 1992 when a family acquaintance abducted her from his Bay Shore, New York home. For more than two weeks, Beers was chained in nothing more than a coffin size box. ... [Fishbowl NY]

WCBS-TV Reporter Carolyn Gusoff Tells Story of Horrific Long Island Kidnapping 20 Years Later - Posted January 17, 2013
It was a sensationalized story that captivated the nation and it happened in our backyard. Katie Beers was 10-year-old in late 1992 when a family acquaintance abducted her from his Bay Shore, New York home. For more than two weeks, Beers was chained in nothing more than a coffin size box. ... [FishbowlNY]

Hardly a Good Day , Rosanna Scotto Leaves Early with the Flu - Posted January 15, 2013
No one is ammune to the flu. From Hollywood, where Golden Globe winners Hugh Jackman and Jennifer Lawrence were still feeling the effects, to New York, where the epidemic went to war with an anchor. Fox 5's Rosanna S... [Fishbowl NY]

Hardly a Good Day , Rosanna Scotto Leaves Early with the Flu - Posted January 15, 2013
No one is ammune to the flu. From Hollywood, where Golden Globe winners Hugh Jackman and Jennifer Lawrence were still feeling the effects, to New York, where the epidemic went to war with an anchor. Fox 5's Rosanna S... [FishbowlNY]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

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]

NYC Stations Cover Manhattan Ferry Accident - Posted January 9, 2013
... [TVSpy]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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 ... [Fishbowl NY]

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

FOX Television Stations Commit to 'TMZ Live' - Posted December 14, 2012
FOX Television Stations has announced "TMZ Live," a one hour show that takes viewers inside the TMZ newsroom, will now air on all of its FOX stations. FOX has been slowly adding the show to its station group since March 2012. After a test run in the Los Angeles market on... [TVSpy]

Cable Networks Rely on Affiliate Coverage of Connecticut School Shooting - Posted December 14, 2012
Fox News, CNN and MSNBC have all been in breaking news coverage of the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn. since shortly before 11 a.m. Friday morning. The early coverage provided by FNC, CNN and MSNBC relied heavily on affiliates from Hartford and New York City as the cable networks rushed... [TVSpy]

Dave Price's Wife Goes Into Labor During WNYW Morning Show, Mandy Patinkin Calls It 'the most exciting thing I've ever had happen!' - Posted December 14, 2012
WNYW morning anchor ... [TVSpy]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

WTXF Taps Fox Veteran Jim Driscoll as News Director - Posted December 11, 2012
Philadelphia Fox O&O WTXF has tapped Jim Driscoll as its next news director. Driscoll has spent the last five and a half years working as news director of ... [TVSpy]

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

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Lohan Arrest Dominates NYC's Morning Newscasts - Posted November 29, 2012
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Jodi Applegate, Expecting a Child Through Surrogacy, to Step Down From WPIX Anchor Desk - Posted November 20, 2012
After two years at WPIX, Jodi Applegate will step down from the anchor desk at the Tribune-owned CW affiliate in New York. Applegate an... [TVSpy]

WNYW Live Truck Provides Power to Polling Station in Queens - Posted November 6, 2012
Voting at one polling place in hurricane-ravaged Rockaway Park, Queens, got off to a rough start this morning before the polls we... [TVSpy]

WNYW News Director Reflects on Hurricane Coverage: 'You just saw the resourcefulness and the capabilities of some of these people' - Posted November 1, 2012
For WNYW-WWOR in New York City, Hurricane Sandy coverage has been a "total team effort." "It's been all hands on deck," vice president and news director Dianne Doctor... [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]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Media Professor Says WPIX Should Trim 10 P.M. News to 30 Minutes - Posted October 23, 2012
Now that WPIX is moving on without its captain, we analyze if they are better off, and what's ahead for the Tribune flagship? Earlier this month, we reported ... [Fishbowl NY]

Media Professor Says WPIX Should Trim 10 P.M. News to 30 Minutes - Posted October 23, 2012
Now that WPIX is moving on without its captain, we analyze if they are better off, and what's ahead for the Tribune flagship? Earlier this month, we reported ... [FishbowlNY]

Regis Philbin Mocks Dave Price in Good Day New York Appearance - Posted October 16, 2012
Now that Regis Philbin is retired from his long running daily show, Live!, he had time to visit Good Day New York today with Rosanna Scotto and ... [Fishbowl NY]

Regis Philbin Mocks Dave Price in Good Day New York Appearance - Posted October 16, 2012
Now that Regis Philbin is retired from his long running daily show, Live!, he had time to visit Good Day New York today with Rosanna Scotto and ... [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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

WNYW's Heather Brown Returning to WCCO - Posted October 9, 2012
WNYW reporter Heather Brown is leaving New York City to rejoin her former station, WCCO in Minneapolis. "I am truly grateful for t... [TVSpy]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

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

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

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

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]

Greg Kelly Fails to Win New York's Funniest Reporter - Posted September 28, 2012
Newly minted lead WNYW anchorman Greg Kelly competed for the title of New York's Funniest Reporter. Despite his ad-libbing qualities at the anchor desk, Kelly did not win the charity event held la... [Fishbowl NY]

Greg Kelly Fails to Win New York's Funniest Reporter - Posted September 28, 2012
Newly minted lead WNYW anchorman Greg Kelly competed for the title of New York's Funniest Reporter. Despite his ad-libbing qualities at the anchor desk, Kelly did not win the charity event held la... [FishbowlNY]

Rosanna Scotto Co-Hosts on Anderson Live Today - Posted September 28, 2012
Like a sale at your favorite department store, One Day Only! That could be the banner headline as Rosanna Scotto does a TV doubleheader today. Following her Good Day New York work at WNYW with Dave Price, Channel 5 viewers will see Scotto guest host on ... [Fishbowl NY]

Rosanna Scotto Co-Hosts on Anderson Live Today - Posted September 28, 2012
Like a sale at your favorite department store, One Day Only! That could be the banner headline as Rosanna Scotto does a TV doubleheader today. Following her Good Day New York work at WNYW with Dave Price, Channel 5 viewers will see Scotto guest host on ... [FishbowlNY]

VIDEO: WNYW's Rosanna Scotto Shows Off Her Dance Moves While Co-Hosting 'Anderson' - Posted September 27, 2012
WNYW's Rosanna Scotto is anchoring two morning shows in New York Friday morning. Scotto, who anchors "Good Day New York" on the Fox O&O in New York City, will co-anchor with Anderson Cooper on his syndicated daytime show, "Anderson," on Friday (vi... [SocialTimes.com]

VIDEO: WNYW's Rosanna Scotto Shows Off Her Dance Moves While Co-Hosting 'Anderson' - Posted September 27, 2012
WNYW's Rosanna Scotto is anchoring two morning shows in New York Friday morning. Scotto, who anchors "Good Day New York" on the Fox O&O in New York City, will co-anchor with Anderson Cooper on his syndicated daytime show, "Anderson," on Friday (vi... [TVSpy]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

WNYW Reporter Mistakenly Adds Extra Bells and Whistles to New iPhone - Posted September 18, 2012
When Apple talks, everyone listens. When the Silicon Valley powerhouse unveils its latest product, the world is mesmerized. WNYW/Channel 5 reporter Lidia Curanaj did a story last night showing the throngs camped out at the Apple Store on Fi... [Fishbowl NY]

WNYW Reporter Mistakenly Adds Extra Bells and Whistles to New iPhone - Posted September 18, 2012
When Apple talks, everyone listens. When the Silicon Valley powerhouse unveils its latest product, the world is mesmerized. WNYW/Channel 5 reporter Lidia Curanaj did a story last night showing the throngs camped out at the Apple Store on Fi... [FishbowlNY]

WNYW Gives the iPhone5 Lasers and a Hologram - Posted September 18, 2012
Lidia Curanaj, a reporter for the New York FOX affiliate, WNYW, almost upgraded the iPhone 5 before it had a chance to hit the stores. Curanaj was covering the upcoming sale of the widely anticipated ne... [TVSpy]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Terry Bradshaw Does the Weather, Traffic Reports on 'Good Day NY' - Posted September 6, 2012
It's football season, whi... [TVSpy]

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 ... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted August 24, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Dave Price Turns Dancing With The Stars Interview into Awk... [Fishbowl NY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted August 24, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Dave Price Turns Dancing With The Stars Interview into Awk... [FishbowlNY]

Several Shot Near NYC's Empire State Building - Posted August 24, 2012
... [TVSpy]

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 ... [Fishbowl NY]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Dave Price Turns Dancing With The Stars Interview into Awkward Good Day New York Segment - Posted August 18, 2012
Good Day New York is busy wiping egg from its face following an unfortunately memorable segment. One of Dancing With The Stars "professionals" was interviewed on WNYW's Good Day New York yesterday morning. It started out decent enough with ... [FishbowlLA]

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

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

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted August 3, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Viacom Takes Pro Gay Marriage Stance, July 27 ... [FishbowlLA]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

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

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

A 'Hairy' Situation at Good Day New York - Posted August 1, 2012
Good Day New York co-anchor Dave Price is marking is one-month on the job tomorrow in style. Unfortunately for WNYW news director Dianne Doctor... [Fishbowl NY]

A 'Hairy' Situation at Good Day New York - Posted August 1, 2012
Good Day New York co-anchor Dave Price is marking is one-month on the job tomorrow in style. Unfortunately for WNYW news director Dianne Doctor... [FishbowlNY]

WNYW Sports Anchor Duke Castiglione Gets Multi-Year Extension - Posted July 31, 2012
You'll be seeing a lot more of sports anchor Duke Castiglione. Sources tell FishbowlNY that he has agreed to a multi-year extension with the Fox O&O. Since joining ... [Fishbowl NY]

WNYW Sports Anchor Duke Castiglione Gets Multi-Year Extension - Posted July 31, 2012
You'll be seeing a lot more of sports anchor Duke Castiglione. Sources tell FishbowlNY that he has agreed to a multi-year extension with the Fox O&O. Since joining ... [FishbowlNY]

WPIX Catches WNYW in July Morning Race - Posted July 27, 2012
Let the good times roll at WPIX! Thanks to a combination of its hard work and a competitor's questionable moves, WPIX staked a claim of the July Nielsen ratings. Channel 11 is a winner in the morning. In particular, the 7 a.m. to 9 a.m portion of the PIX ... [FishbowlLA]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

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

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

WLNY Lacks Long Island Focus for News at 9 - Posted July 24, 2012
When WCBS/Channel 2 formally acquired WLNY 10/55 the promise was an upgrade technologically and in front of the camera. However, the most important aspect is missing, keeping WLNY locked in to its home--Long Island. WLNY, for more than 25 years, was an independent station based in Melville. Its news presence was just... [FishbowlLA]

WLNY Lacks Long Island Focus for News at 9 - Posted July 24, 2012
When WCBS/Channel 2 formally acquired WLNY 10/55 the promise was an upgrade technologically and in front of the camera. However, the most important aspect is missing, keeping WLNY locked in to its home--Long Island. WLNY, for more than 25 years, was an independent station based in Melville. Its news presence was just... [Fishbowl NY]

WLNY Lacks Long Island Focus for News at 9 - Posted July 24, 2012
When WCBS/Channel 2 formally acquired WLNY 10/55 the promise was an upgrade technologically and in front of the camera. However, the most important aspect is missing, keeping WLNY locked in to its home--Long Island. WLNY, for more than 25 years, was an independent station based in Melville. Its news presence was just... [FishbowlNY]

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

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

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted July 20, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. News Gone from WEMP, Alternative Music Returns, July 17 ... [FishbowlLA]

Forecast is Sunny for WNYW Meteorlogist Shay Ryan, Heading to Tampa - Posted July 19, 2012
Perhaps the heat wave wasn't providing enough warmth for Shay Ryan. The WNYW/Channel 5 weekend meteorologist is on her way to a TV station in Tampa. FishbowlNY has been told Ryan starts the new gig immediately. Ryan, who took over weekends in 2010, began... [Fishbowl NY]

Forecast is Sunny for WNYW Meteorlogist Shay Ryan, Heading to Tampa - Posted July 19, 2012
Perhaps the heat wave wasn't providing enough warmth for Shay Ryan. The WNYW/Channel 5 weekend meteorologist is on her way to a TV station in Tampa. FishbowlNY has been told Ryan starts the new gig immediately. Ryan, who took over weekends in 2010, began... [FishbowlNY]

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

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

WPIX Takes a Victory Lap in Morning; Beats WNYW, Edges Today - Posted July 18, 2012
WPIX is flexing its muscle in morning. The Nielsen overnight ratings for yesterday's show is some great news for Channel 11. The PIX Morning News claims a huge victory in the advertiser-friendly Adults 25 to 54 demographic. Not only did WPIX defeat its main competition in the 7 a.m. hour, WNYW with... [Fishbowl NY]

WPIX Takes a Victory Lap in Morning; Beats WNYW, Edges Today - Posted July 18, 2012
WPIX is flexing its muscle in morning. The Nielsen overnight ratings for yesterday's show is some great news for Channel 11. The PIX Morning News claims a huge victory in the advertiser-friendly Adults 25 to 54 demographic. Not only did WPIX defeat its main competition in the 7 a.m. hour, WNYW with... [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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Lionel Adds His Two Cents as Early PIX Morning News Host - Posted July 17, 2012
You have to give WPIX/Channel 11 and news director Bill Carey credit for constantly changing viewers minds for what a traditional newscast should look like. The station, seeking a piece of the competitive morning race, is reinventing the wheel agai... [Fishbowl NY]

Lionel Adds His Two Cents as Early PIX Morning News Host - Posted July 17, 2012
You have to give WPIX/Channel 11 and news director Bill Carey credit for constantly changing viewers minds for what a traditional newscast should look like. The station, seeking a piece of the competitive morning race, is reinventing the wheel agai... [FishbowlNY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted July 13, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY made the most online buzz this week. Signs in Air for WFAN to Make FM Jump, July 6 ... [Fishbowl NY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted July 13, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY made the most online buzz this week. Signs in Air for WFAN to Make FM Jump, July 6 ... [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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

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

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted July 6, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Dave Price Gets Started on ... [Fishbowl NY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted July 6, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Dave Price Gets Started on ... [FishbowlNY]

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

Dave Price Gets Started on Good Day New York - Posted July 2, 2012
After nine years and several jobs later, Dave Price is back home at WNYW/Channel 5. Price took the seat next to Rosanna Scotto on Good Day New... [Fishbowl NY]

Dave Price Gets Started on Good Day New York - Posted July 2, 2012
After nine years and several jobs later, Dave Price is back home at WNYW/Channel 5. Price took the seat next to Rosanna Scotto on Good Day New... [FishbowlNY]

Today for Savannah | Quits for TomKat | Kelly Leaves Mornings - Posted June 29, 2012
TVNewser: Just as the tears dried from Ann Curry 's dismis... [Fishbowl NY]

Today for Savannah | Quits for TomKat | Kelly Leaves Mornings - Posted June 29, 2012
TVNewser: Just as the tears dried from Ann Curry 's dismis... [FishbowlNY]

Dave Price Stops By WNYW's 'Good Day New York' - Posted June 29, 2012
On Greg Kelly's last day as "Good Day New York" co-anchor, ... [TVSpy]

Lionel Poised to Take Helm of Revamp Early Morning WPIX Newscast - Posted June 29, 2012
After two days of reporting the anchor shake-up at WNYW, we can now tell you that a competitor is also making some alterations. WPIX/Channel 11 is unveiling a new schedule to take effect Monday before dawn. Lionel will host a revamped two-hour block... [Fishbowl NY]

Lionel Poised to Take Helm of Revamp Early Morning WPIX Newscast - Posted June 29, 2012
After two days of reporting the anchor shake-up at WNYW, we can now tell you that a competitor is also making some alterations. WPIX/Channel 11 is unveiling a new schedule to take effect Monday before dawn. Lionel will host a revamped two-hour block... [FishbowlNY]

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

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

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. ... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

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

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

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

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

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

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted June 15, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Writer Quits XOJane to Do More Drugs, June 14 ... [Fishbowl NY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted June 15, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Writer Quits XOJane to Do More Drugs, June 14 ... [FishbowlNY]

WNYW Airs Tweet From Newark Mayor Cory Booker About Relationship with President Obama - Posted June 8, 2012
The New York Post today had an exclusive about a strained relationship between Newark Mayor Cory Booker and President Obama. In the story, Booker, who was campaigning for a spot in a re-elected President Oba... [Fishbowl NY]

WNYW Airs Tweet From Newark Mayor Cory Booker About Relationship with President Obama - Posted June 8, 2012
The New York Post today had an exclusive about a strained relationship between Newark Mayor Cory Booker and President Obama. In the story, Booker, who was campaigning for a spot in a re-elected President Oba... [FishbowlNY]

VIDEO: Cory Booker Responds to New York Post Report in a Tweet to WNYW's Rosanna Scotto - Posted June 8, 2012
The New York Post reported this morning that Newark mayor Cory Booker is on the outs with the Obama campaign after ... [TVSpy]

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 ... [Fishbowl NY]

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 ... [Fishbowl NY]

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

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

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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.... [Fishbowl NY]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Andy Adler, Former WNYW Sports Reporter, Joins Lakers Broadcast Team - Posted May 10, 2012
Andy Adler, seeking a return to sports broadcasting, is making a splash with the new Los Angeles-based Time Warner Cable SportsNet. She'll be studio host for its Lakers coverage. Adler, who in February left her news ... [Fishbowl NY]

Andy Adler, Former WNYW Sports Reporter, Joins Lakers Broadcast Team - Posted May 10, 2012
Andy Adler, seeking a return to sports broadcasting, is making a splash with the new Los Angeles-based Time Warner Cable SportsNet. She'll be studio host for its Lakers coverage. Adler, who in February left her news ... [FishbowlNY]

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]

'Saturday Night Live': Eli Manning on the Local News - Posted May 7, 2012
Crotchety local news reporter Herb Welch was back on "Saturday Night Live" this past weekend.... [TVSpy]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Mark Joyella Hired as Weekend Anchor at WFTV - Posted April 30, 2012
Mark Joyella has been hired as the weekend morning anchor at WFTV in Orlando, news director Bob Jordan told TV... [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]

Housewives' Bethenny Frankel Gets Test Run on Fox - Posted April 25, 2012
She's become a reality TV fascination, and now Bethenny Frankel is ready to take daytime TV by storm. Frankel, who spent three seasons starring on The Real Housewives of New York, will host her own one-hour entertainm... [FishbowlLA]

Housewives' Bethenny Frankel Gets Test Run on Fox - Posted April 25, 2012
She's become a reality TV fascination, and now Bethenny Frankel is ready to take daytime TV by storm. Frankel, who spent three seasons starring on The Real Housewives of New York, will host her own one-hour entertainm... [Fishbowl NY]

Housewives' Bethenny Frankel Gets Test Run on Fox - Posted April 25, 2012
She's become a reality TV fascination, and now Bethenny Frankel is ready to take daytime TV by storm. Frankel, who spent three seasons starring on The Real Housewives of New York, will host her own one-hour entertainm... [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... [Fishbowl NY]

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 ... [Fishbowl NY]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

WNYW Names New Senior Executive Producer - Posted April 17, 2012
WNYW/Channel 5 has hired veteran producer Byron Harmon as the new senior executive producer of the Fox 5 News at Ten. Harmon, who begins at the East 67th Street studios tonight, most recently held the same title at CNN International. Whi... [Fishbowl NY]

WNYW Names New Senior Executive Producer - Posted April 17, 2012
WNYW/Channel 5 has hired veteran producer Byron Harmon as the new senior executive producer of the Fox 5 News at Ten. Harmon, who begins at the East 67th Street studios tonight, most recently held the same title at CNN International. Whi... [FishbowlNY]

WNYW Anchor Greg Kelly Leaves Desk for Titanic Anniversary Story - Posted April 16, 2012
WNYW/Channel 5 Good Day New York co-anchor Greg Kelly made the rare trip from behind the desk to reporter. Kelly's motivation was the 100th anniversary of Titanic's sinking, which occurred April 15, 1912. While we've read and wa... [FishbowlLA]

WNYW Anchor Greg Kelly Leaves Desk for Titanic Anniversary Story - Posted April 16, 2012
WNYW/Channel 5 Good Day New York co-anchor Greg Kelly made the rare trip from behind the desk to reporter. Kelly's motivation was the 100th anniversary of Titanic's sinking, which occurred April 15, 1912. While we've read and wa... [Fishbowl NY]

WNYW Anchor Greg Kelly Leaves Desk for Titanic Anniversary Story - Posted April 16, 2012
WNYW/Channel 5 Good Day New York co-anchor Greg Kelly made the rare trip from behind the desk to reporter. Kelly's motivation was the 100th anniversary of Titanic's sinking, which occurred April 15, 1912. While we've read and wa... [FishbowlNY]

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]

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.... [Fishbowl NY]

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 Dancing Again to Number One in Weekly Ratings - Posted April 5, 2012
Unlike in past seasons, ABC's Dancing With The Stars has found a way to edge rival American Idol in the New York-based weekly prime time ratings. Last week's Dancing results show had the best result of them all--number one. The show generated an estimated 1.35 million WABC viewers with a 6.9 rating,... [Fishbowl NY]

WABC Dancing Again to Number One in Weekly Ratings - Posted April 5, 2012
Unlike in past seasons, ABC's Dancing With The Stars has found a way to edge rival American Idol in the New York-based weekly prime time ratings. Last week's Dancing results show had the best result of them all--number one. The show generated an estimated 1.35 million WABC viewers with a 6.9 rating,... [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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

WCBS Unveils Plans for WLNY with New Morning and Primetime Newscasts - Posted April 2, 2012
With the CBS takeover of WLNY history, Channel 2 is ready to unveil its news plans for that station. Viewers will see WCBS double its resources with an expanded news presence on WLNY. The old version of 10/55 only aired a 30-minute 11 p.m. newscast. With a target date of late June or... [Fishbowl NY]

WCBS Unveils Plans for WLNY with New Morning and Primetime Newscasts - Posted April 2, 2012
With the CBS takeover of WLNY history, Channel 2 is ready to unveil its news plans for that station. Viewers will see WCBS double its resources with an expanded news presence on WLNY. The old version of 10/55 only aired a 30-minute 11 p.m. newscast. With a target date of late June or... [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]

Former WNBC Reporter Glenn Zimmerman Wins Award for Production Company - Posted March 26, 2012
When last we left reporter Glenn Zimmerman, he had become the latest casualty at WNBC at the end of 2010. Since then Zimmerman, who is married to WNYW/Channel 5 meteorologist ... [Fishbowl NY]

Former WNBC Reporter Glenn Zimmerman Wins Award for Production Company - Posted March 26, 2012
When last we left reporter Glenn Zimmerman, he had become the latest casualty at WNBC at the end of 2010. Since then Zimmerman, who is married to WNYW/Channel 5 meteorologist ... [FishbowlNY]

VIDEO: Pauly Shore Invites WNYW Guest Host La La Anthony Back to His Hotel Room - Posted March 22, 2012
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Idol Wins the Week for WNYW - Posted March 21, 2012
Not to sound like a broken record, but American Idol has scored another winning ratings week. In the prime time numbers for New York, according to Nielsen, Idol finished the week with the top two programs. The Wednesday night, two-hour performance was number one with an estimated 1.3 million WNYW/Channel 5... [Fishbowl NY]

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

Anchor Teresa Priolo Leaving WRGB for WNYW - Posted March 20, 2012
After four years at WRGB, Teresa Priolo is leaving the anchor desk at the Albany CBS-affiliate. Priolo ... [TVSpy]

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

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

Student Called 'Idiot' By Governor Christie Speaks to Channel 5/Channel 9 - Posted March 14, 2012
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has made unwanted headlines, calling a former Navy Seal an "idiot" during a town hall meeting The media has gravitated to the story. On yesterday's Good Day New York, anchors Rosanna Scotto... [Fishbowl NY]

Student Called 'Idiot' By Governor Christie Speaks to Channel 5/Channel 9 - Posted March 14, 2012
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has made unwanted headlines, calling a former Navy Seal an "idiot" during a town hall meeting The media has gravitated to the story. On yesterday's Good Day New York, anchors Rosanna Scotto... [FishbowlNY]

Chris Christie's 'Idiot' Apologizes in WNYW Interview - Posted March 14, 2012
The New Jersey law student, and former Navy SEAL, who Chris Christie called an "idiot" last week following an outburst at a town hall meeting, apologized for the incident in an interview with ... [TVSpy]

Political Correspondent Dick Brennan Out at WNYW - Posted March 13, 2012
Longtime WNYW political correspondent Dick Brennan has been cut loose at the New York City Fox O&O. A station spokesperson confirmed to TVSpy that Brennan's contract was not renewed.... [TVSpy]

VIDEO: WNYW Weather Forecast Goes Dark - Posted March 13, 2012
As meteorologist Audrey Puente was charting a warm front moving towards the New York area, an unexpected blackout hit her weather forecast. Puente, the chief meteorologist at WWOR, was filling in for ... [TVSpy]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

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

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

WPIX Loses to WNYW and Year-to-Year in February Sweeps - Posted March 5, 2012
It's the sweeps that never end--at least at FishbowlNY. Every station finding their own spin to throw a flag on a declare victory (watch for promos coming to a TV near you!). Channel 11 did not win against r... [Fishbowl NY]

WPIX Loses to WNYW and Year-to-Year in February Sweeps - Posted March 5, 2012
It's the sweeps that never end--at least at FishbowlNY. Every station finding their own spin to throw a flag on a declare victory (watch for promos coming to a TV near you!). Channel 11 did not win against r... [FishbowlNY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted March 2, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. The Retro PIX Game Makes Appearance in Morning News (left), February 28 ... [Fishbowl NY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted March 2, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. The Retro PIX Game Makes Appearance in Morning News (left), February 28 ... [FishbowlNY]

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

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

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Veteran Consumer Reporter Asa Aarons Joins WCBS/Channel 2 - Posted February 28, 2012
Consumer reporter Asa Aarons, most familiar to viewers for his 15-years at WNBC, has joined WCBS/Channel 2. A station spokesman confirms to FishbowlNY that Aarons starts at Channel 2 on Thursday. His first reports are likely to be seen next... [Fishbowl NY]

Veteran Consumer Reporter Asa Aarons Joins WCBS/Channel 2 - Posted February 28, 2012
Consumer reporter Asa Aarons, most familiar to viewers for his 15-years at WNBC, has joined WCBS/Channel 2. A station spokesman confirms to FishbowlNY that Aarons starts at Channel 2 on Thursday. His first reports are likely to be seen next... [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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Reporter Diana Rocco Joins KYW in Philly - Posted February 18, 2012
Diana Rocco is joining KYW, the CBS O&O in Philadelphia, as a general assignment reporter. Rocco will be a general assignment reporter at the station beginning February 20. She joins KYW ... [SocialTimes.com]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted February 17, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. New York Times Photographer Wins World Press Photo of the Year, February 10 ... [FishbowlLA]

WNYW Reporter Matt Alvarez Joins WWOR's Ten O'Clock News - Posted February 16, 2012
Matt Alvarez, known to viewers for his freelance reporting on WNYW/Channel 5 and sister station WWOR/Channel 9 since April 2010, is joining WWOR's The Ten O'Clock News as a full-time general assignment reporter. He'll... [Fishbowl NY]

WNYW Reporter Matt Alvarez Joins WWOR's Ten O'Clock News - Posted February 16, 2012
Matt Alvarez, known to viewers for his freelance reporting on WNYW/Channel 5 and sister station WWOR/Channel 9 since April 2010, is joining WWOR's The Ten O'Clock News as a full-time general assignment reporter. He'll... [FishbowlNY]

WWOR Hires Matt Alvarez as Full-Time Reporter - Posted February 16, 2012
Matt Alvarez has been hired as a full-time reporter at WWOR, the MyNetworkTV affiliate in Seacaucus. Alvarez has been freelancing at WWOR and sister station ... [TVSpy]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Car Crashes Behind WNYW's Antwan Lewis During Live Report on Whitney Houston's Funeral - Posted February 16, 2012
WNYW reporter Antwan Lewis appeared live on Fox sister station WTXF this morning, covering the New Jersey fun... [TVSpy]

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 ... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories of the Week - Posted February 10, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. $20,000 Grant for Entrepreneurial Women Journalists, February 3 ... [Fishbowl NY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories of the Week - Posted February 10, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. $20,000 Grant for Entrepreneurial Women Journalists, February 3 ... [FishbowlNY]

A 'Very, Very Grateful' Greg Kelly Returns to Good Day New York Anchor Chair - Posted February 10, 2012
Putting closure to a potentially career-ending ordeal, Greg Kelly returned to Good Day New York this morning. Kell... [Fishbowl NY]

A 'Very, Very Grateful' Greg Kelly Returns to Good Day New York Anchor Chair - Posted February 10, 2012
Putting closure to a potentially career-ending ordeal, Greg Kelly returned to Good Day New York this morning. Kell... [FishbowlNY]

WNYW Anchor Greg Kelly Cleared of Rape Charges - Posted February 7, 2012
Greg Kelly, the WNYW/Channel 5 Good Day New York co-anchor, and son of NYPD commissioner Ray Kelly, has been cleared of rape by the Manhattan District Attorney's office. Kelly said in a statement, "I am thankful th... [FishbowlLA]

NYC Stations Cover New York Giants' Victory Parade - Posted February 7, 2012
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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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

NBC's 'Today' Weighs In on Greg Kelly Rape Case - Posted February 1, 2012
... [TVSpy]

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

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

Greg Kelly Rape Case Gets Animated - Posted January 30, 2012
WNYW anchor Greg Kelly's rape case has gotten the Taiwanese animation treatment (video above). The video is by ... [TVSpy]

New Details Emerge in Greg Kelly Alleged Rape Case - Posted January 30, 2012
It's the "he said-she said" case that has captivated a city. Greg Kelly, son of the NYPD's commissioner, was accused of rape last week. Kelly hasn't returned to his anchoring duties on Good Day New York on WNYW/Channel 5 since the bombshell exp... [Fishbowl NY]

New Details Emerge in Greg Kelly Alleged Rape Case - Posted January 30, 2012
It's the "he said-she said" case that has captivated a city. Greg Kelly, son of the NYPD's commissioner, was accused of rape last week. Kelly hasn't returned to his anchoring duties on Good Day New York on WNYW/Channel 5 since the bombshell exp... [FishbowlNY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted January 27, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Gizmodo Bans its Own Editor for Insulting Commenters, January 25 ... [Fishbowl NY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted January 27, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Gizmodo Bans its Own Editor for Insulting Commenters, January 25 ... [FishbowlNY]

Reports Say Greg Kelly Had Consensual Sex with Rape Accuser - Posted January 27, 2012
[caption id="attachment_52022" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Greg Kelly with his Good Day co-anchor Rosanna Scotto"][/caption] WNYW anchor Greg Kelly remained MIA from his Good Day New York anchor post today. He's ... [Fishbowl NY]

Reports Say Greg Kelly Had Consensual Sex with Rape Accuser - Posted January 27, 2012
[caption id="attachment_52022" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Greg Kelly with his Good Day co-anchor Rosanna Scotto"][/caption] WNYW anchor Greg Kelly remained MIA from his Good Day New York anchor post today. He's ... [FishbowlNY]

Report: Woman Accusing Greg Kelly of Rape Says Alleged Attack Resulted in a Pregnancy - Posted January 27, 2012
The woman accusing Greg Kelly of rape has told police her sexual encounter with the WNYW anchor resulted in a pregnancy, which she subsequ... [TVSpy]

WNYW Anchor Greg Kelly, Son of NYPD Commissioner, Accused of Rape - Posted January 26, 2012
Greg Kelly, the co-anchor of the WNYW/Channel 5 morning newscast Good Day New York, has been accused of rape. Kelly is the son of New York City Police Department Commissioner Ray Kelly. According to the Daily New... [Fishbowl NY]

WNYW Anchor Greg Kelly, Son of NYPD Commissioner, Accused of Rape - Posted January 26, 2012
Greg Kelly, the co-anchor of the WNYW/Channel 5 morning newscast Good Day New York, has been accused of rape. Kelly is the son of New York City Police Department Commissioner Ray Kelly. According to the Daily New... [FishbowlNY]

Amidst Rape Allegations, Greg Kelly Takes a Leave of Absence from WNYW - Posted January 26, 2012
WNYW anchor Greg Kelly, who is currently under investigation for raping a New York Cit... [TVSpy]

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]

Changes at Channel 2/WCBS: Carolyn Gusoff Joins Long Island Bureau; Katie McGee Moves to Nights - Posted January 24, 2012
WCBS/Channel 2 has hired Carolyn Gusoff to bolster the station's Long Island bureau with veteran reporter Jennifer McLogan. Gusoff, a Queens native, who... [Fishbowl NY]

Changes at Channel 2/WCBS: Carolyn Gusoff Joins Long Island Bureau; Katie McGee Moves to Nights - Posted January 24, 2012
WCBS/Channel 2 has hired Carolyn Gusoff to bolster the station's Long Island bureau with veteran reporter Jennifer McLogan. Gusoff, a Queens native, who... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Veteran Reporter Jennifer Jordan 'Wanted to Do Anchoring Again,' Heads to Cleveland - Posted January 24, 2012
Jennifer Jordan is leaving her hometown for a shot at regular anchoring. Jordan, who left WPIX last Friday, is joining Fox's WJW in Cleveland. "I wanted to get to do anchoring again," Jordan tells FishbowlNY. "I love being on ... [Fishbowl NY]

Veteran Reporter Jennifer Jordan 'Wanted to Do Anchoring Again,' Heads to Cleveland - Posted January 24, 2012
Jennifer Jordan is leaving her hometown for a shot at regular anchoring. Jordan, who left WPIX last Friday, is joining Fox's WJW in Cleveland. "I wanted to get to do anchoring again," Jordan tells FishbowlNY. "I love being on ... [FishbowlNY]

Veteran Reporter Jennifer Jordan 'Wanted to Do Anchoring Again,' Heads to Cleveland - Posted January 24, 2012
Jennifer Jordan is leaving her hometown for a shot at regular anchoring. Jordan, who left WPIX last Friday, is joining Fox's WJW in Cleveland. "I wanted to get to do anchoring again," Jordan tells FishbowlNY. "I love being on ... [FishbowlLA]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Scott and Todd Get Picked Up; Dish Nation Returning in Fall to WNYW/WWOR - Posted January 10, 2012
If you haven't had enough of your Scott and Todd fill in the morning, here's some good news for you! Longtime WPLJ morning team Scott Shannon and Todd P... [Fishbowl NY]

Scott and Todd Get Picked Up; Dish Nation Returning in Fall to WNYW/WWOR - Posted January 10, 2012
If you haven't had enough of your Scott and Todd fill in the morning, here's some good news for you! Longtime WPLJ morning team Scott Shannon and Todd P... [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... [Fishbowl NY]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

WNYW Anchors Thumb Wrestle During Newscast - Posted December 13, 2011
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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,... [Fishbowl NY]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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 ... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

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

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

Video: WNYW Reporter Can't Take Kid's Waving - Posted November 28, 2011
WNYW's Julie Chang was reporting live from Manhattan's South Street Seaport on Black Friday when an enthusiastic young shopper started waving in the background. Chang was not amused (video above).... [TVSpy]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

WNYW's Greg Kelly Interviews NYC Police Commissioner (His Dad) About Terror Arrest - Posted November 21, 2011
WNYW had New York City police commissioner Ray Kelly in the studio this morning for an exclusive interview about the weekend arrest of a terror suspect who allegedly plotted to detonate bom... [TVSpy]

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]

On WNYW, Occupy 'Day of Action' Protests Are In the Spotlight - Posted November 17, 2011
The New York Times' Brian Stelter looks at the coverage of today's Occupy Wall Street protests in New ... [TVSpy]

Video: Howard Stern Fan Ruins WNYW Live Shot - Posted November 16, 2011
"We love Howard Stern too but, come on, we have serious stuff going on here," WNYW morning anchor Greg Kelly said after some guy ruined a live shot from reporter Antwan Lewis, who was covering the aftermath of the NYPD's Zucc... [TVSpy]

Anderson 'Not Good Fit' for WPIX, Leaving for WNYW in 2012 - Posted November 11, 2011
Anderson Cooper is leaving his New York syndication home. Cooper, the popular CNN prime time host by night, who started his much anticipated talk show by day this fall, will say goodbye to WPIX/Channel 11, and hello to WNYW/Chann... [Fishbowl NY]

Anderson 'Not Good Fit' for WPIX, Leaving for WNYW in 2012 - Posted November 11, 2011
Anderson Cooper is leaving his New York syndication home. Cooper, the popular CNN prime time host by night, who started his much anticipated talk show by day this fall, will say goodbye to WPIX/Channel 11, and hello to WNYW/Chann... [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... [Fishbowl NY]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

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]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

WNYW's Greg Kelly Goes After Frequent Critic Joel McHale in Halloween Skit - Posted October 31, 2011
WNYW's "Good Day New York" used Halloween as an opportunity to go after Joel McHale of "The Soup" this morning. The Fox O&O's morning show ... [TVSpy]

October Snowstorm Spells Overtime Assignment for WNYW Anchor Ernie Anastos - Posted October 31, 2011
In trying to return some normalcy to viewers' lives, and preparing them for the morning commute, newscasts had typical team coverage to cope with the aftermath of a bizarre October blast of winter. However, one channel was not typical, bringing in its "big gun" for last night's coverage. ... [Fishbowl NY]

October Snowstorm Spells Overtime Assignment for WNYW Anchor Ernie Anastos - Posted October 31, 2011
In trying to return some normalcy to viewers' lives, and preparing them for the morning commute, newscasts had typical team coverage to cope with the aftermath of a bizarre October blast of winter. However, one channel was not typical, bringing in its "big gun" for last night's coverage. ... [FishbowlNY]

Occupy Protestor Assaults WNYW Reporter - Posted October 28, 2011
A disgruntled Occupy Wall Street protestor confronted WNYW's John Huddy this morning, as he was covering the latest developments in Zuccotti Park, and the situation quickly ... [TVSpy]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

38 Years After Starting His Career in Local News, John Miller Joins CBS As Senior Correspondent - Posted October 17, 2011
John Miller, who began his long broadcasting career as an investigative reporter in New York City, is returning to television, joining CBS News as a senior correspondent with a "major role" on "The Early Show." "It will be great to get him ba... [TVSpy]

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]

WNYW Hires Joel Waldman as Full-Time Reporter - Posted October 7, 2011
Joel Waldman, who has been freelancing for Fox owned-and-operated WNYW in New York City since June, has been hired as a full-time investigative reporter at the station, according to the ... [TVSpy]

WNYW News Crew Beaten by Police While Covering Occupy Wall Street - Posted October 6, 2011
A WNYW news crew was maced and beaten by police on Wednesday night while covering the Occupy Wall Street protests. Reporter Dick Brennan... [TVSpy]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

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

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

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

TV Personality Jill Nicolini Begins at WNYW on Monday - Posted September 27, 2011
Get Jill Nicolini some new business cards! The popular traffic and entertainment reporter left WPIX/Channel 11 ear... [Fishbowl NY]

TV Personality Jill Nicolini Begins at WNYW on Monday - Posted September 27, 2011
Get Jill Nicolini some new business cards! The popular traffic and entertainment reporter left WPIX/Channel 11 ear... [FishbowlNY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted September 23, 2011
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. WNYC Host, Producer Jad Abumrad Named a Genius, September 20 ... [Fishbowl NY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted September 23, 2011
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. WNYC Host, Producer Jad Abumrad Named a Genius, September 20 ... [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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Fox Names Patrick Paolini SVP Of Station Sales - Posted September 21, 2011
Patrick Paolini will take over as senior vice president of Fox station sales on October 3. He will be responsible for overseeing sales at the 27 Fox O&Os and will report to Jim... [TVSpy]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted September 16, 2011
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. October Issue of Playboy Price is 60 Cents, September 13 ... [Fishbowl NY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted September 16, 2011
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. October Issue of Playboy Price is 60 Cents, September 13 ... [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 "... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

WNYW Anchor Rosanna Scotto Gets Emotional Celebrating 25th Wedding Anniversary on Good Day New York - Posted September 13, 2011
Rosanna Scotto, beloved co-anchor of WNYW/Channel 5's Good Day New York, is celebrating her 25th Wedding Anniversary today. Co-anchor Greg Kelly... [Fishbowl NY]

WNYW Anchor Rosanna Scotto Gets Emotional Celebrating 25th Wedding Anniversary on Good Day New York - Posted September 13, 2011
Rosanna Scotto, beloved co-anchor of WNYW/Channel 5's Good Day New York, is celebrating her 25th Wedding Anniversary today. Co-anchor Greg Kelly... [FishbowlNY]

WNYW Drops 9/11 Memorial Coverage for NFL, While WCBS Stays 'Overtime' - Posted September 12, 2011
Ceremonies took place at ground zero yesterday, marking ten years since the horrific 9/11 attacks. The day featured the traditional reading of the victim's names, and six moments of silence marking the four plane crashes and when the Twin Towers collapsed. But the special event included brief remarks ... [FishbowlLA]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Former WNYW Reporter Anne Craig Named Weekend Anchor in New Haven - Posted September 8, 2011
Anne Craig, the effervescent entertainment reporter for WNYW/Channel 5, whose contract was not renewed in April, has joined WTNH-TV in New H... [FishbowlLA]

Anne Craig Joins New Haven's WTNH As Reporter, Weekend Anchor - Posted September 7, 2011
Anne Craig, who left New York City's WNYW in April after her contract was... [TVSpy]

WNYW Anchor Ernie Anastos Gets the David Letterman 'Top 10' Treatment - Posted September 6, 2011
In the days following Hurricane Irene's devastating march up the East Coast, David Letterman did a fitting Top 10 list on the Late Show. You'll recall, every local TV station went ... [Fishbowl NY]

WNYW Anchor Ernie Anastos Gets the David Letterman 'Top 10' Treatment - Posted September 6, 2011
In the days following Hurricane Irene's devastating march up the East Coast, David Letterman did a fitting Top 10 list on the Late Show. You'll recall, every local TV station went ... [FishbowlNY]

Reporter Jill Nicolini Jumps From WPIX to WNYW - Posted September 4, 2011
Jill Nicolini has left WPIX for WNYW. The popular reporter, who was recently named one of the ... [TVSpy]

Fox Business Simulcasts WNYW Hurricane Coverage - Posted August 28, 2011
Fox Business Network will continue to simulcast hurricane coverage from WNYW, the Fox owned-and-operated station in New York, until 8 p.m. tonight. FBN has been carrying the WNYW feed, anchored by Rosanna Scotto... [TVSpy]

TV Stations Get into 'Irene' Mode with Noon Newscast, Gov. Christie's Remarks - Posted August 25, 2011
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TV Stations Get into 'Irene' Mode with Noon Newscast, Gov. Christie's Remarks - Posted August 25, 2011
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Veteran NYC Anchors Ernie Anastos, Bill Ritter and Chuck Scarborough Recall 9/11 Memories - Posted August 19, 2011
With the 10th anniversary of 9/11/01 just three weeks away, FishbowlNY interviewed three veteran anchors in New York City -- ... [TVSpy]

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]

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]

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]

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 ... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Lucy Noland Named Early Evening Anchor at KNBC - Posted July 25, 2011
Lucy Noland has been named the 6 p.m. anchor at KNBC, the NBC O&O in Los Angeles. Noland takes over beginning tonight for ... [TVSpy]

Amy Cohen Promoted to Executive Producer at WNYW - Posted July 25, 2011
Amy Cohen has been promoted to executive producer of the 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. WNYW/Channel 5 newscasts. She moves up from producer of the 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. newscasts, a position she held since 2008. ... [FishbowlLA]

New York Media Reacts to Singer Amy Winehouse's Death - Posted July 25, 2011
On Saturday, a talented, albeit troubled singer died. Amy Winehouse was 27. While the official cause of death hasn't been determined, it has been widely speculated that she died of a drug overdose or alcohol abuse. As recently as May, Winehouse was back in a rehabilitation facility. Her... [Fishbowl NY]

New York Media Reacts to Singer Amy Winehouse's Death - Posted July 25, 2011
On Saturday, a talented, albeit troubled singer died. Amy Winehouse was 27. While the official cause of death hasn't been determined, it has been widely speculated that she died of a drug overdose or alcohol abuse. As recently as May, Winehouse was back in a rehabilitation facility. Her... [FishbowlNY]

WNYW/Channel 5 Entertainment Reporter Julie Chang Makes Movie Debut in The Smurfs - Posted July 22, 2011
You know Julie Chang for her three years of work at WNYW/Channel 5. The entertainment correspondent is featured on Good Day New York, alongside anchors Greg Kelly... [FishbowlLA]

MLB All-Star Game Lifts WNYW to Weekly Top Spot - Posted July 21, 2011
With the temperatures consistently in the 90s, summer also means the Major League Baseball All-Star Game. The annual mid-summer classic took the number one prime time position for the week, according to the Nielsen Company. The All-Star Game had an estimated 945,000 WNYW/Channel 5 viewers, with a 4.7 rating. The 30-minute... [Fishbowl NY]

MLB All-Star Game Lifts WNYW to Weekly Top Spot - Posted July 21, 2011
With the temperatures consistently in the 90s, summer also means the Major League Baseball All-Star Game. The annual mid-summer classic took the number one prime time position for the week, according to the Nielsen Company. The All-Star Game had an estimated 945,000 WNYW/Channel 5 viewers, with a 4.7 rating. The 30-minute... [FishbowlNY]

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

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

WNYW Reporter Shocks Everyone by Jumping Into Sprinkler During Live Shot - Posted July 13, 2011
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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). ... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Ice Cream Story Gets WNYW, Arnold Diaz Sued - Posted June 22, 2011
In May, Arnold Diaz did a "Shame, Shame, Shame" report on WNYW/Channel 5 accusing a local ice cream chain of claiming to be healthier than it actually is. For evidence, the veteran consumer reporter Diaz samples to a laboratory (think Seinfeld episode) t... [Fishbowl NY]

Ice Cream Story Gets WNYW, Arnold Diaz Sued - Posted June 22, 2011
In May, Arnold Diaz did a "Shame, Shame, Shame" report on WNYW/Channel 5 accusing a local ice cream chain of claiming to be healthier than it actually is. For evidence, the veteran consumer reporter Diaz samples to a laboratory (think Seinfeld episode) t... [FishbowlNY]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Channel 5, Channel 9 Bring Puerto Rican Day Parade to Viewers - Posted June 10, 2011
It was last Sunday that WNYW/Channel 5 aired live coverage of the Celebrate Israel Parade. This Sunday, Fifth Avenue will play host to the 54th Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade. Once again, Channel 5 will be handling the event, joined by their Fox sister station Channel 9. WNYW gives viewers two hours... [Fishbowl NY]

Channel 5, Channel 9 Bring Puerto Rican Day Parade to Viewers - Posted June 10, 2011
It was last Sunday that WNYW/Channel 5 aired live coverage of the Celebrate Israel Parade. This Sunday, Fifth Avenue will play host to the 54th Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade. Once again, Channel 5 will be handling the event, joined by their Fox sister station Channel 9. WNYW gives viewers two hours... [FishbowlNY]

Celebrity Guests Invade WNYW's Good Day New York - Posted June 8, 2011
As Good Day New York co-anchor Rosanna Scotto vacations, WNYW/Channel 5, is taking a page from the Live from Regis and Kelly playbook--bringing in celebrity guest hosts for the first time. From 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., it will be busine... [FishbowlLA]

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

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 ... [Fishbowl NY]

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. ... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Longtime WNYW Anchor Ernie Anastos Set to Debut 'Positive' New Special - Posted May 20, 2011
Longtime WNYW anchor Ernie Anastos, who currently appears on the Fox O&O's 5 and 10 p.m. newscasts, is debuting a new special--and a new stage in his career--tonight with "... [TVSpy]

Fox Eliminates Positions at WFLD in Establishing Central Technical Hub for O&Os - Posted May 12, 2011
Fox O&O WFLD today notified 10 technicians that their positions are being eliminated in the coming weeks. A Fox spokesperson confirmed the job cuts to TVSpy, saying that it was part of the station group's move from an engineering-based system to an IT-based system. T... [SocialTimes.com]

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 ... [Fishbowl NY]

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 ... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

MyNetworkTV Flagship WWOR Returns News to 10 - Posted May 9, 2011
WWOR, the flagship station of the MyNetworkTV, is returning local news to the 10 o'clock hour. The move comes two years after the New Jersey station dumped its 1-hour 10 p.m. newscast in favor of an 11 p.m. half hour. The new 10 p.m. ... [TVSpy]

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

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

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]

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 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... [Fishbowl NY]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Anchor Ron Corning on Moving From NY to Dallas: 'How Could I Not Pursue This?' - Posted April 25, 2011
After spending much of his career in New York, anchor Ron Corning has decided to join Dallas's ... [TVSpy]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Tribune's WPIX Skips Over Breaking News in Assembly Line Newscast - Posted April 13, 2011
New York's WPIX was constrained by its newscast's slick format on Monday night when breaking news hit. Just after 8 p.m. on Monday, two planes collided while taxiing at JFK airport. And while WPIX's rival WNYW began ... [TVSpy]

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

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

As Larry Mendte Returned from Libya Empty-Handed, Some Question Wisdom of Trip - Posted April 12, 2011
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Good Day New York Consoles Idol Reject Pia Toscano - Posted April 8, 2011
In what was one of the biggest (and earliest) upsets in American Idol history, Howard Beach's Pia Toscano was eliminated last night. In the 9 a.m. hour of Good Day New York, the hometown girl, Toscano, was interviewed live from Los Angeles by ... [Fishbowl NY]

Good Day New York Consoles Idol Reject Pia Toscano - Posted April 8, 2011
In what was one of the biggest (and earliest) upsets in American Idol history, Howard Beach's Pia Toscano was eliminated last night. In the 9 a.m. hour of Good Day New York, the hometown girl, Toscano, was interviewed live from Los Angeles by ... [FishbowlNY]

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]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

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

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

'Seinfeld' Heads Back to Original Syndication Home--WPIX - Posted March 21, 2011
After a long stint on Fox 5, Seinfeld is returning to WPIX starting tonight. Reruns of the legendary sitcom starring Jerry Seinfeld, Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Michael Richards originally aired on Channel 11 from 1995 to 2001 before moving to Fox 5/WNYW. This time around, WPIX runs a weeknight double feature... [Fishbowl NY]

'Seinfeld' Heads Back to Original Syndication Home--WPIX - Posted March 21, 2011
After a long stint on Fox 5, Seinfeld is returning to WPIX starting tonight. Reruns of the legendary sitcom starring Jerry Seinfeld, Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Michael Richards originally aired on Channel 11 from 1995 to 2001 before moving to Fox 5/WNYW. This time around, WPIX runs a weeknight double feature... [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... [Fishbowl NY]

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

New York Couple Sued for $52 Million After Neighbor Is Confronted by WNYW Reporter - Posted March 8, 2011
Popular WNYW investigative reporter Arnold Diaz is at the center of a nasty legal dispute that has residents of Manhattan's posh Carnegie Hill neighborhood buzzing. Francesco and Evel... [TVSpy]

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

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

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 ... [Fishbowl NY]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Veteran Reporter Cora-Ann Mihalik Leaves WWOR/WNYW - Posted February 24, 2011
Cora Ann-Mihalik, the veteran reporter for Fox-owned WWOR and WNYW, has left the station. A spokesperson for the stations says Mihalik's contract was not renewed. FishbowlNY has learned that an extensive search is underway for her replacement. A New Jersey nativ... [Fishbowl NY]

Veteran Reporter Cora-Ann Mihalik Leaves WWOR/WNYW - Posted February 24, 2011
Cora Ann-Mihalik, the veteran reporter for Fox-owned WWOR and WNYW, has left the station. A spokesperson for the stations says Mihalik's contract was not renewed. FishbowlNY has learned that an extensive search is underway for her replacement. A New Jersey nativ... [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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

FCC Investigating News Operations of Fox's WWOR - Posted February 18, 2011
The FCC is currently investigating Fox-owned WWOR in Seacaucus, NJ. At the center of the investigation is whether the MyNetworkTV-affiliate has been disregarding its native New Jersey in favor of covering New York area news. According ... [TVSpy]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

After Leaving WNYW, Reporter Katherine Creag Pops Up at WNBC - Posted February 4, 2011
Reporter Katherine Creag, who left WNYW in October after 5 years with the Fox-affiliate, has joined crosstown rival WNBC. "It's great here... [TVSpy]

Veteran Reporter Katherine Creag Joins WNBC - Posted February 4, 2011
Reporter Katherine Creag, who left Fox 5/WNYW in October, has turned up on WNBC/Channel 4. She started at Fox 5 in 2005. Freelancing since January 17, Creag has mostly been seen on Today in New York and Weekend Today in New York. "I love... [Fishbowl NY]

Veteran Reporter Katherine Creag Joins WNBC - Posted February 4, 2011
Reporter Katherine Creag, who left Fox 5/WNYW in October, has turned up on WNBC/Channel 4. She started at Fox 5 in 2005. Freelancing since January 17, Creag has mostly been seen on Today in New York and Weekend Today in New York. "I love... [FishbowlNY]

Janice Huff, Otis Livingston Among McDonald's Black Media Legends - Posted February 4, 2011
As February began, so did Black History Month. On Tuesday, McDonald's Tri-State Area Restaurants held their annual Black Media Legends luncheon at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. This year's class includes WCBS/Channel 2 sports anchor Otis Livingston... [Fishbowl NY]

Janice Huff, Otis Livingston Among McDonald's Black Media Legends - Posted February 4, 2011
As February began, so did Black History Month. On Tuesday, McDonald's Tri-State Area Restaurants held their annual Black Media Legends luncheon at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. This year's class includes WCBS/Channel 2 sports anchor Otis Livingston... [FishbowlNY]

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

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

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Jets Playoff Stunner Tops Weekly Ratings - Posted January 20, 2011
As the New York Jets held on Sunday night for a riveting victory against their long-standing rival Patriots, fans flocked to WCBS in tremendous numbers. As expected, the game was number one for the week, according to the Nielsen Company, with an estimated 3.7 million and 18.5 rating. Viewers stuck around for the... [Fishbowl NY]

Jets Playoff Stunner Tops Weekly Ratings - Posted January 20, 2011
As the New York Jets held on Sunday night for a riveting victory against their long-standing rival Patriots, fans flocked to WCBS in tremendous numbers. As expected, the game was number one for the week, according to the Nielsen Company, with an estimated 3.7 million and 18.5 rating. Viewers stuck around for the... [FishbowlNY]

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

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

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. ... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

WCBS-TV Wallops Competition in Morning Storm Coverage - Posted January 13, 2011
With the snowstorm barreling down on New York Wednesday, WCBS-TV was besting the other early morning news programs. From 4 to 7 a.m. Channel 2, with Rob Morrison, Mary Calvi, and ... [Fishbowl NY]

WCBS-TV Wallops Competition in Morning Storm Coverage - Posted January 13, 2011
With the snowstorm barreling down on New York Wednesday, WCBS-TV was besting the other early morning news programs. From 4 to 7 a.m. Channel 2, with Rob Morrison, Mary Calvi, and ... [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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

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, ... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

From Morning to Night, A Successful 2010 for WABC-TV - Posted January 3, 2011
WABC-TV/Channel 7 is probably sorry to usher in the New Year. In figures released by the Nielsen Company (and obtained by WABC), the station topped all competitors for weekday newscasts in 2010. Starting out in mornings, WABC expanded Eyewitness News to 4:30 a.m. during the week. Led by ... [Fishbowl NY]

From Morning to Night, A Successful 2010 for WABC-TV - Posted January 3, 2011
WABC-TV/Channel 7 is probably sorry to usher in the New Year. In figures released by the Nielsen Company (and obtained by WABC), the station topped all competitors for weekday newscasts in 2010. Starting out in mornings, WABC expanded Eyewitness News to 4:30 a.m. during the week. Led by ... [FishbowlNY]

Jets Nailbiter Against Steelers Number One For Week - Posted December 23, 2010
The Jets holding on against the Steelers Sunday night was the number one prime time show in New York. The 4:15 p.m. game crossed into evening by 15 minutes. Solidifying the top spot, according to the Nielsen Company, there were 1.8 million viewers on WCBS and a 9.1 rating. The Jets finish gave 60... [Fishbowl NY]

Jets Nailbiter Against Steelers Number One For Week - Posted December 23, 2010
The Jets holding on against the Steelers Sunday night was the number one prime time show in New York. The 4:15 p.m. game crossed into evening by 15 minutes. Solidifying the top spot, according to the Nielsen Company, there were 1.8 million viewers on WCBS and a 9.1 rating. The Jets finish gave 60... [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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

A Day in the Life of Fox 5 and My9 Anchor Harry Martin - Posted December 9, 2010
Anchoring more than one newscast per shift is nothing new. That is standard operating procedure. What is uncommon, though, is anchoring two newscasts for two different TV stations. Welcome to the world of Harry Martin. With apologies to the late, great J... [Fishbowl NY]

A Day in the Life of Fox 5 and My9 Anchor Harry Martin - Posted December 9, 2010
Anchoring more than one newscast per shift is nothing new. That is standard operating procedure. What is uncommon, though, is anchoring two newscasts for two different TV stations. Welcome to the world of Harry Martin. With apologies to the late, great J... [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,... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Revamped WPIX News at Ten Has Successful November Sweeps - Posted November 30, 2010
The PIX News at Ten, which was totally overhauled last month, had a strong November sweeps period. The newscast, now led by Jodi Applegate in place of ... [Fishbowl NY]

Revamped WPIX News at Ten Has Successful November Sweeps - Posted November 30, 2010
The PIX News at Ten, which was totally overhauled last month, had a strong November sweeps period. The newscast, now led by Jodi Applegate in place of ... [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... [Fishbowl NY]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Fran Drescher Marks TV Return with Self-Titled Talk Show on Fox 5 - Posted November 22, 2010
What happens when you mix Oprah with Ellen? If Fox 5/WNYW, and five other Fox stations have their way, it will be a successful three-week trial run of the Fran Drescher Show. Drescher recently spoke to FishbowlNY about her new venture,... [Fishbowl NY]

Fran Drescher Marks TV Return with Self-Titled Talk Show on Fox 5 - Posted November 22, 2010
What happens when you mix Oprah with Ellen? If Fox 5/WNYW, and five other Fox stations have their way, it will be a successful three-week trial run of the Fran Drescher Show. Drescher recently spoke to FishbowlNY about her new venture,... [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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

More Troubles for Fox 5 Reporter Charles Leaf, Now Facing Child Porn Charges - Posted November 11, 2010
Charles Leaf, the award-winning Fox 5/WNYW reporter, who was arrested for allegedly molesting a four-year-old now has been slapped with ... [Fishbowl NY]

More Troubles for Fox 5 Reporter Charles Leaf, Now Facing Child Porn Charges - Posted November 11, 2010
Charles Leaf, the award-winning Fox 5/WNYW reporter, who was arrested for allegedly molesting a four-year-old now has been slapped with ... [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... [Fishbowl NY]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Donald Trump Tells Fox 5 He is 'Seriously Considering a Run' for President - Posted November 3, 2010
Donald Trump has made a career out of building luxury skyscrapers in New York and casinos in Atlantic City. Now, Trump may be ready for the biggest challenge of his life. Trump, the real estate mogul and host of NBC's The Apprentice, says that for the first ... [Fishbowl NY]

Donald Trump Tells Fox 5 He is 'Seriously Considering a Run' for President - Posted November 3, 2010
Donald Trump has made a career out of building luxury skyscrapers in New York and casinos in Atlantic City. Now, Trump may be ready for the biggest challenge of his life. Trump, the real estate mogul and host of NBC's The Apprentice, says that for the first ... [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 ... [Fishbowl NY]

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

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Fran Drescher Bringing a Talk Show to WNYW - Posted October 11, 2010
Fran Drescher made a household name, and laugh, for herself with the popular 1990s sitcom The Nanny. Drescher is returning to TV as a talk show host. Beginning November 26 (the day after Thanksgiving), a three-week preview will air daytime on six Fox stations, including WNYW. It's being produced by Fox Televisions... [Fishbowl NY]

Fran Drescher Bringing a Talk Show to WNYW - Posted October 11, 2010
Fran Drescher made a household name, and laugh, for herself with the popular 1990s sitcom The Nanny. Drescher is returning to TV as a talk show host. Beginning November 26 (the day after Thanksgiving), a three-week preview will air daytime on six Fox stations, including WNYW. It's being produced by Fox Televisions... [FishbowlNY]

Fox 5 Reporter Charles Leaf Arrested for Sexual Assualt of Minor - Posted October 8, 2010
Charles Leaf, an award-winning reporter with Fox 5/WNYW, was arrested yesterday at Wyckoff, N.J. home on charges of sexually assaulting a minor. WNYW reports on their website that Leaf has also ... [Fishbowl NY]

Fox 5 Reporter Charles Leaf Arrested for Sexual Assualt of Minor - Posted October 8, 2010
Charles Leaf, an award-winning reporter with Fox 5/WNYW, was arrested yesterday at Wyckoff, N.J. home on charges of sexually assaulting a minor. WNYW reports on their website that Leaf has also ... [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,... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Lisa Murphy Leaves Fox 5 - Posted October 1, 2010
Lisa Murphy is leaving WNYW/Fox 5. Murphy posted on her Facebook page this morning that today was her final day. Murphy is headed to Bloomberg TV where she will take part in an afternoon show. Murphy had been with WNYW since 2007. She showed off her anchor and reporting skills during... [Fishbowl NY]

Lisa Murphy Leaves Fox 5 - Posted October 1, 2010
Lisa Murphy is leaving WNYW/Fox 5. Murphy posted on her Facebook page this morning that today was her final day. Murphy is headed to Bloomberg TV where she will take part in an afternoon show. Murphy had been with WNYW since 2007. She showed off her anchor and reporting skills during... [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,... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

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