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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]

'Chasing New Jersey' Recognized by NJ General Assembly for 200th Broadcast - Posted April 16, 2014
Chasing New Jersey, the news show for FOX owned MyNetworkTV affiliate WWOR, has been recognized by the New Jersey General Assembly for its 200th show. "Chasing New Jersey is renowned for its dedication to covering public events and breaking stories across the Garden Sta... [TVSpy]

Station Manager Dianne Doctor Defends 'Chasing New Jersey' in WWOR Editorial - Posted July 22, 2013
WWOR station manager ... [TVSpy]

New Jersey Senator Says News Corp. and WWOR Not Serving State - Posted July 10, 2013
New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez (D) has added his voice to those calling for the FCC to look into FOX owned MyNetworkTV affiliate WWOR before renewing its license. In ... [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]

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]

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]

Scott and Todd, Dish Nation to Return for Another Season - Posted January 29, 2013
Haven't seen enough of Scott and Todd? If yes, you'll like this post. The longtime WPLJ morning duo of Scott Shannon and Todd Pettengill will ... [Fishbowl NY]

Scott and Todd, Dish Nation to Return for Another Season - Posted January 29, 2013
Haven't seen enough of Scott and Todd? If yes, you'll like this post. The longtime WPLJ morning duo of Scott Shannon and Todd Pettengill will ... [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]

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]

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]

Entertainment Anchor Pat Collins Leaving WWOR After 25 Years - Posted November 13, 2012
Pat Collins has announced that she will leave WWOR next month after 25 years at the Fox-owned MyNetworkTV affiliate for the New York metropolitan area. Collins, the station's entertainment a... [TVSpy]

Josh Eure Joins KPNX as Assistant News Director - Posted October 19, 2012
Josh Eure is joining KPNX, the NBC affiliate in Phoenix, as assistant news director and senior content manager. Eure comes from ABC News, where he was a senior producer for "ABC News Now... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

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]

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]

Scott and Todd Return to Dish Nation on WWOR - Posted August 14, 2012
Get out the pancake makeup, here we go again! Dish Nation, the entertainment and gossip show, which first launched as a summer tryout in 2011, is premiering September 10. It returns t... [Fishbowl NY]

Scott and Todd Return to Dish Nation on WWOR - Posted August 14, 2012
Get out the pancake makeup, here we go again! Dish Nation, the entertainment and gossip show, which first launched as a summer tryout in 2011, is premiering September 10. It returns t... [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]

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]

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]

Testing Siri|Happy Anniversary|Honoring Troops - Posted May 25, 2012
FishbowlLA: The iPhone is being putting to the test. The new ad shows Samuel L. Jackson asking Siri various questions. TVNewser: And they said it wouldn't last. CBS This Morning hits a milestone --100 shows. TVSpy: Just... [Fishbowl NY]

Testing Siri|Happy Anniversary|Honoring Troops - Posted May 25, 2012
FishbowlLA: The iPhone is being putting to the test. The new ad shows Samuel L. Jackson asking Siri various questions. TVNewser: And they said it wouldn't last. CBS This Morning hits a milestone --100 shows. TVSpy: Just... [FishbowlNY]

WWOR Kicks Off Yearlong 'Hometown Heroes' Series - Posted May 25, 2012
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Celebrate Israel Parade is Back on WWOR/Channel 9 - Posted May 24, 2012
The Celebrate Israel parade makes it annual march along Fifth Avenue, Sunday, June 3. And WWOR/Channel 9 calls the parade home for a second straight year. Harry Martin and Israeli T... [Fishbowl NY]

Celebrate Israel Parade is Back on WWOR/Channel 9 - Posted May 24, 2012
The Celebrate Israel parade makes it annual march along Fifth Avenue, Sunday, June 3. And WWOR/Channel 9 calls the parade home for a second straight year. Harry Martin and Israeli T... [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]

WWOR Lands Interview with Whitney Houston's Mom - Posted April 3, 2012
In the first interview since her daughter's death, Cissy Houston recently sat down with New Jersey Fox station WWOR. "I'm very proud of my daughter," H... [TVSpy]

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]

WWOR Gets Exclusive Interview with Cissy Houston, First Time Speaking Since Whitney's Death - Posted April 2, 2012
It's been six weeks since America and the world lost one of its favorite singers--Whitney Houston. But it was a whole different loss for Cissy Houston, Whitney's mother, and now she's breaking her silence by giving WWOR/Channel 9 an exclusive interview. Anchor ... [Fishbowl NY]

WWOR Gets Exclusive Interview with Cissy Houston, First Time Speaking Since Whitney's Death - Posted April 2, 2012
It's been six weeks since America and the world lost one of its favorite singers--Whitney Houston. But it was a whole different loss for Cissy Houston, Whitney's mother, and now she's breaking her silence by giving WWOR/Channel 9 an exclusive interview. Anchor ... [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]

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]

Sara Lee Kessler Exits FM News 101.9/WEMP - Posted February 29, 2012
Change is in the air and on the air at the upstart newser 101.9/WEMP. FishbowlNY has learned that veteran broadcaster Sara Lee Kessler has left the station. Kessler, best known for her long-running stint as WWOR/Channel 9 anchor, had been a rep... [Fishbowl NY]

Sara Lee Kessler Exits FM News 101.9/WEMP - Posted February 29, 2012
Change is in the air and on the air at the upstart newser 101.9/WEMP. FishbowlNY has learned that veteran broadcaster Sara Lee Kessler has left the station. Kessler, best known for her long-running stint as WWOR/Channel 9 anchor, had been a rep... [FishbowlNY]

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]

NYC Stations Cover New York Giants' Victory Parade - Posted February 7, 2012
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The Yankees Return to WWOR/Channel 9 in 2012 - Posted January 31, 2012
For the eighth consecutive year, the New York Yankees are calling WWOR/Channel 9 their over-the-air home. Yankee fans will see 21 games during the season on the Fox-owned station. In making the announcement, WWOR general manager Lew Leone said, "We are pro... [Fishbowl NY]

The Yankees Return to WWOR/Channel 9 in 2012 - Posted January 31, 2012
For the eighth consecutive year, the New York Yankees are calling WWOR/Channel 9 their over-the-air home. Yankee fans will see 21 games during the season on the Fox-owned station. In making the announcement, WWOR general manager Lew Leone said, "We are pro... [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]

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]

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/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]

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

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]

Local NYC Stations Carry Christie Announcement Live - Posted October 4, 2011
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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]

Catching Up with Former Channel 9/WWOR Weatherman Lloyd Lindsay Young - Posted September 6, 2011
Before New Jersey had "Snooki" and "The Situation" or Tony Soprano it had Lloyd Lindsay Young, with Channel 9's studio in Secaucus. Throughout the 1980s and into the 1990s, Young wasn't just a weather forecaster at WWOR/Channel... [Fishbowl NY]

Catching Up with Former Channel 9/WWOR Weatherman Lloyd Lindsay Young - Posted September 6, 2011
Before New Jersey had "Snooki" and "The Situation" or Tony Soprano it had Lloyd Lindsay Young, with Channel 9's studio in Secaucus. Throughout the 1980s and into the 1990s, Young wasn't just a weather forecaster at WWOR/Channel... [FishbowlNY]

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

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

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]

WPLJ's Scott Shannon and Todd Pettengill Becoming Part of Dish Nation for Six Weeks on WWOR - Posted July 21, 2011
For 20 years, Scott Shannon (left) and Todd Pettengill have been a top-rated morning show on WPLJ. Their comedic banter infuses a large dose o... [Fishbowl NY]

WPLJ's Scott Shannon and Todd Pettengill Becoming Part of Dish Nation for Six Weeks on WWOR - Posted July 21, 2011
For 20 years, Scott Shannon (left) and Todd Pettengill have been a top-rated morning show on WPLJ. Their comedic banter infuses a large dose o... [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]

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]

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]

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]

My9 and Yankees Together Again This Season - Posted March 22, 2011
The Yankees are returning to My9/WWOR for a seventh consecutive season. Yankee fans will see their beloved pinstripers 21 times in 2011 on WWOR. "My9 is proud to be the long-standing broadcast home of the New York Yankees," Lew Leone, WWOR general manager, said. "We enjoy a great... [Fishbowl NY]

My9 and Yankees Together Again This Season - Posted March 22, 2011
The Yankees are returning to My9/WWOR for a seventh consecutive season. Yankee fans will see their beloved pinstripers 21 times in 2011 on WWOR. "My9 is proud to be the long-standing broadcast home of the New York Yankees," Lew Leone, WWOR general manager, said. "We enjoy a great... [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]

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]

FCC Investigating WWOR for N.J. Programming, Staff - Posted February 18, 2011
The FCC is reviewing Fox-owned WWOR/My9. At issue, the feds are examining whether WWOR, based in Secaucus, NJ, aired the correct amount of New Jersey programming, and had the required minimum staff. The FCC is considering Fox's request to renew WWOR's operating license, which was granted decades ago on the condition it... [Fishbowl NY]

FCC Investigating WWOR for N.J. Programming, Staff - Posted February 18, 2011
The FCC is reviewing Fox-owned WWOR/My9. At issue, the feds are examining whether WWOR, based in Secaucus, NJ, aired the correct amount of New Jersey programming, and had the required minimum staff. The FCC is considering Fox's request to renew WWOR's operating license, which was granted decades ago on the condition it... [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]

WPIX's Jennifer Jordan Moonlighting at WCBS 880 - Posted January 28, 2011
You probably know Jennifer Jordan for her reporting at several New York stations. Jordan, who currently does TV work on WPIX/Channel 11, will also be featured on the radio at WCBS 880. "We've brought her in to train for per diem anchoring... [Fishbowl NY]

WPIX's Jennifer Jordan Moonlighting at WCBS 880 - Posted January 28, 2011
You probably know Jennifer Jordan for her reporting at several New York stations. Jordan, who currently does TV work on WPIX/Channel 11, will also be featured on the radio at WCBS 880. "We've brought her in to train for per diem anchoring... [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]

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]

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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