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Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted March 22, 2013
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. 1. Maxim is Up for Sale, March 15 2. ... [FishbowlLA]

Reporter Sean Hennessey Leaves WCBS-TV for Teaching Job in Boston - Posted March 11, 2013
Three weeks ago, Rob Morrison was forced to resign in disgrace from his morning anchor position at WCBS/Channel 2. Another WCBS on-air talent is leaving West 57th Street but in a totally different situation. Veteran reporter ... [FishbowlLA]

Exclusive: Don Dahler Leaving Channel 2 for CBS News - Posted March 7, 2013
Don Dahler, the WCBS weekend anchor, is leaving the station. FishbowlNY has learned that the veteran newsman will be a correspondent for CBS News. Although Dahler's time at WCBS was productive, it can also be described as dizzying. He joined WCBS i... [FishbowlLA]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted March 1, 2013
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. 1. Cover Battle: Cosmopolitan or Vibe, February 21 2.... [FishbowlLA]

Rob Morrison Resigns From WCBS-TV Amid Wife Choking Allegations - Posted February 20, 2013
Rob Morrison has left WCBS/Channel 2. The morning anchor resigned to spend more time with his family and deal with his legal troubles. "I have nothing but good things to say about Channel 2," Morrison tells FishbowlNY. "I've had a wonderful 3... [FishbowlLA]

Source: Anchor Rob Morrison 'Lied to the Station' About Injured Face; May Be Fired From WCBS - Posted February 19, 2013
[caption id="attachment_76766" align="alignleft" width="300"] Morrison's mug shot/Darien PD[/caption] It didn't take long for the other shoe to drop. FishbowlNY has learned that Rob Morrison may have anchored his final broadcast at WCBS TV. We repor... [FishbowlLA]

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

Grammy Awards Give WCBS Another Week to Shine - Posted February 14, 2013
Call it a "one-two punch." WCBS/Channel 2 took the top weekly honors from the annual Grammy Awards Sunday night. The telecast (one week after CBS' telecast of the Super Bowl) had an estimated 2.8 million viewers and a 14.6 rating, according to Nielsen. In all, seven CBS... [FishbowlLA]

Chris Wragge Takes WCBS Viewers on Snowy Ride in Mobile 2 - Posted February 9, 2013
[caption id="attachment_76170" align="alignleft" width="300"] Chris Wragge trudging through unplowed roads.[/caption] Chris Wragge earlier this week was nominated for ... [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]

WLNY, Clear Channel Part of Huge Sandy Relief 12/12/12 Concert - Posted December 10, 2012
In today's world, mega events are televised via pay-per-view, usually at a steep price. This time, however, we're all in luck. The concert for Sandy relief was organized in the days after the devastating superstorm. It takes place on the symmetric December 12, 2012--12/12/12--and... [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]

Big Brother Most Watched Prime Time Program in New York Despite Airing on WLNY - Posted August 31, 2012
The management of WLNY is heading into the holiday weekend on cloud nine. It's the upshot of an unusual event last night. WLNY-TV 10/55 had the highest rated prime time show in New York. WLNY aired the Channel 2 prime time lineup because t... [FishbowlLA]

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

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

All That Glitters is NBC's Olympic Coverage - Posted August 15, 2012
The London Olympics proved to the most watched television event in history. So, of course, WNBC reaped golden results from the Games. The Nielsen weekly ratings, once again, were "top-heavy" with Olympics prime time action. It was the Closing Ceremony, however, that took the gold, as the top program of the wee... [FishbowlLA]

Olympics Burn Brightly for WNBC Atop the Weekly Ratings - Posted August 8, 2012
The London Olympics easily won the week for WNBC, despite the flood of complaints the network received about its handling of the prime time, tape-delayed coverage. The seven days included in the weekly survey by Nielsen, earned the Top 7 spots, blowing away the competition in the process. Proving the popularity of women's... [FishbowlLA]

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]

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]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted May 18, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Playboy Battles Vanity Fair Over Nudes of Marilyn Monroe, May 11 ... [FishbowlLA]

WNBC-TV and WCBS-AM Among the Big Winners at Folios - Posted April 20, 2012
[caption id="attachment_58535" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="2012 Folio co-hosts, WCBS anchors DuBois and Johnson"][/caption] The Folio Awards explore the best reporting on Long Island. Television and radio personalities were selected for their work. But make no mistake about it, this celebration of the past year ... [FishbowlLA]

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

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

WCBS/Channel 2 Declares Victory at 11 P.M. - Posted March 1, 2012
WCBS/Channel 2 finished the just concluded the February sweeps as the most watched newscast in New York, and the country, among total viewers and households. This marks the second straight Fe... [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]

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

New York Giants NFC Championship Thriller Wins the Week - Posted January 25, 2012
Could it be anything else? The New York Giants riveting overtime NFC Championship victory earned Big Blue a return trip to the Super Bowl. As expected, the game broadcast by Fox, was number one for the week, according to Nielsen. Sunday's prime time matchup in San Francisco drew an estimated 5.4... [FishbowlLA]

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]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted January 13, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Gawker Writer Fired After Using N-Word in Post, January 6 ... [FishbowlLA]

CBS This Morning Makes Major Changes to the Formula, But Do They Work? - Posted January 11, 2012
[caption id="attachment_50467" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Charlie Rose flanked by Gayle King (left) and Erica Hill."][/caption] The latest attempt by CBS to find a ray of sunlight in morning news makes big changes from the norm, but overall the experiment is missing the mark. Television is all about chemistry an... [FishbowlLA]

Time to Handout 2nd Annual Barmash Awards for Excellence in TV News - Posted December 14, 2011
It's that time of the year---time for buying Christmas trees, and subsequently decorating them with all the trimmings. Our Jewish friends are digging out the menorahs, and making sure they have enough candles. But it's also the season for countless awards. FishbowlNY is no exception, as we present our 2nd annual Barmash... [FishbowlLA]

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

Successful November Sweeps for WCBS/Channel 2 - Posted November 23, 2011
While WCBS/Channel 2 may not be ready to declare victory in the November sweeps (officially ending tomorrow), the station did register impressive year-to-year growth, based on figures obtained by FishbowlNY from WCBS. Overall, WCBS saw huge increases in the morning. The 4:30 a.m. newscast, with anchors ... [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]

'Wasn't a Surprise' for Ousted Early Show Anchor Chris Wragge - Posted November 15, 2011
EXCLUSIVE: The news broke last week --another year, another revamp to CBS' morning entry--The Early Show. Today, at the West 57th Street headquarters, CBS execs unveiled the ... [FishbowlLA]

Remembering Andy Rooney, a 'Giant of a Man' - Posted November 5, 2011
He was a staple at CBS for more than 60 years, but Andy Rooney became a household name when he joined 60 Minutes on a regular basis in 1978. He retired from the program just last month, vowing that he wasn't retiring because "writers don't r... [FishbowlLA]

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

Remembering 'One of a Kind' WCBS/Channel 2 Anchorman Vic Miles - Posted October 13, 2011
For a quarter-century, Vic Miles was a steady rock at WCBS/Channel 2. His delivery was simple, not flourishing. His looks weren't of a matinee idol; he appeared at times to have a suit too big for his slender build. Miles was a newsman, whether... [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]

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

Don Dahler Reworks Contract; Remains With WCBS as Weekend Anchor - Posted September 7, 2011
Don Dahler is staying put at WCBS/Channel 2. Dahler, with WCBS since 2007, saw his role altered with the return of Chris Wragge... [FishbowlLA]

Back to WCBS, Chris Wragge Begins Co-Anchoring 6 p.m. Newscast - Posted September 7, 2011
When prominent American novelist Thomas Wolfe wrote "You Can't Go Home Again," he obviously wasn't referring to Chris Wragge. The likable news anchor returned to WCBS/Channel 2 last night, where he joined veteran ... [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]

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

One-Time New York Anchor Steve Bartelstein Fired in Chicago - Posted July 5, 2011
For anchor Steve Bartelstein, his career has ridden highs and lows. Unfortunately, in recent years, those highs have been few and far between. Bartelstein is out as morning co-anchor at WBBM-TV after only 10 months, a st... [FishbowlLA]

WCBS/Channel 2 Loses Executive Producer to Bloomberg - Posted June 16, 2011
Television news veteran Steve Kanofsky is set to leave WCBS/Channel 2 for Bloomberg. His last day at WCBS is July 8. Kanofsky has been the 11 p.m. executive producer since early 2009. Prior to that, Kanofsky spent 10 years at CNBC. ... [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]

Former MSNBC Anchor Randy Meier Fills WCBS Gap - Posted December 29, 2010
As first reported by our sister site TVSpy, veteran anchor Randy Meier is being brought in to WCBS/Channel 2 during the holiday week. Meier spent three years ... [FishbowlLA]

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