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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]

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

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

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]

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

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

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

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

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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 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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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

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

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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

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

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted October 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 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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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