The ‘Trial Separation’ is Over: Greg Kelly and Rosanna Scotto Back Together on WNYW’s Good Day New York
The duo was reunited this morning after yesterday’s stunning announcement, which FishbowlNY had first, removing the NYPD commissioner’s son from the high-profile evening newscasts. Steve Lacy, former Early Call (4:30 a.m.) host began as 10 p.m. co-anchor last night. He’ll start soloing the 6 pm. tonight. It was an apparent ugly second stint for Dave Price at Channel 5. We’re told that Price, who was bumped to the early morning slot, was “livid” about management’s decision. He was let out of his contract several months early.
However, this morning Scotto pointed out that Price “wanted to do other things.” She said twice in the opening of the 9 a.m. hour that it was his choice.
“We look forward to what he decides to do next,” Scotto says.
The spotlight then shifted to the positive: Lacy’s ascension at WNYW.
“Big things in his future,” Kelly declared.
In officially telling the audience about Lacy’s new gig, Scotto questioned her partner.
“Do you have any advice for him?”
“Steve is an outstanding broadcaster and a very smart guy,” Kelly admits. “Two of the reasons I was intimidated by him, when I first met him.”