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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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted March 15, 2013
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. 1. Rob Morrison Denies Report of "Comeback" Via Tell-All Book, March 11 2. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted March 15, 2013
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. 1. Rob Morrison Denies Report of "Comeback" Via Tell-All Book, March 11 2. ... [FishbowlNY]

Judge Grants Rob Morrison Modified Protective Order for Sake of His Son - Posted March 14, 2013
Rob Morrison has been under a protective order, keeping him 100 yards away from his CBS MoneyWatch wife, Ashley Morrison, since the alleged choking incident l... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Judge Grants Rob Morrison Modified Protective Order for Sake of His Son - Posted March 14, 2013
Rob Morrison has been under a protective order, keeping him 100 yards away from his CBS MoneyWatch wife, Ashley Morrison, since the alleged choking incident l... [FishbowlNY]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

Longtime WCBS/Channel 2 Reporter Pablo Guzman Sidelined With Blood Clots in Foot - Posted March 13, 2013
Astute WCBS-TV news viewers have noticed Pablo Guzman is missing. The popular reporter, who joined Channel 2 in 1995, remains on the station's Web site. After reaching out to WCBS for a comment, FishbowlNY was pleasantly surprised when... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Longtime WCBS/Channel 2 Reporter Pablo Guzman Sidelined With Blood Clots in Foot - Posted March 13, 2013
Astute WCBS-TV news viewers have noticed Pablo Guzman is missing. The popular reporter, who joined Channel 2 in 1995, remains on the station's Web site. After reaching out to WCBS for a comment, FishbowlNY was pleasantly surprised when... [FishbowlNY]

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]

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 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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 ... [FishbowlNY]

Rob Morrison Denies Report of 'Comeback' Via Tell-All Book - Posted March 11, 2013
The future of Rob Morrison on New York television, or any other market for that matter, is going to be difficult. But the New York Daily News reports the embroiled former WCBS/Channel 2 anchor may be planning his next m... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Rob Morrison Denies Report of 'Comeback' Via Tell-All Book - Posted March 11, 2013
The future of Rob Morrison on New York television, or any other market for that matter, is going to be difficult. But the New York Daily News reports the embroiled former WCBS/Channel 2 anchor may be planning his next m... [FishbowlNY]

Double Pregnancy for WLNY Couch Hosts - Posted March 8, 2013
If there was ever perfect timing for a pregnancy, this may it! WLNY's The Couch hosts Carolina Bermudez and Lisa Kerney... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Double Pregnancy for WLNY Couch Hosts - Posted March 8, 2013
If there was ever perfect timing for a pregnancy, this may it! WLNY's The Couch hosts Carolina Bermudez and Lisa Kerney... [FishbowlNY]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [FishbowlNY]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

Will the Real WCBS Morning Anchor 'Front-Runner' Please Stand Up? - Posted March 7, 2013
There is a void in local news, but that is quickly and effortlessly being filled by Chris Wragge. In the wake of Rob Morrison's abrupt departure following... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Will the Real WCBS Morning Anchor 'Front-Runner' Please Stand Up? - Posted March 7, 2013
There is a void in local news, but that is quickly and effortlessly being filled by Chris Wragge. In the wake of Rob Morrison's abrupt departure following... [FishbowlNY]

And the Votes Are In for WCBS New Morning Anchor... - Posted March 4, 2013
We asked you to take part in our poll to decide who should be named WCBS/Channel 2 new morning co-anchor. This was becoming a landslide win for Chris Wragge. Readers were in agreement with this reporter's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

And the Votes Are In for WCBS New Morning Anchor... - Posted March 4, 2013
We asked you to take part in our poll to decide who should be named WCBS/Channel 2 new morning co-anchor. This was becoming a landslide win for Chris Wragge. Readers were in agreement with this reporter's ... [FishbowlNY]

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]

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.... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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.... [FishbowlNY]

WABC Claims February Sweeps Victory - Posted March 1, 2013
WABC/Channel 7 heads into March following a successful February sweeps period. The station won early and late, starting with Eyewitness News This Morning and ending with the 11 p.m. newscast. In every daypart, WABC was tops among households and the all-important adults 25 to 54 demographic. The ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WABC Claims February Sweeps Victory - Posted March 1, 2013
WABC/Channel 7 heads into March following a successful February sweeps period. The station won early and late, starting with Eyewitness News This Morning and ending with the 11 p.m. newscast. In every daypart, WABC was tops among households and the all-important adults 25 to 54 demographic. The ... [FishbowlNY]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

Ashley Morrison Returns to WCBS as MoneyWatch Anchor - Posted February 27, 2013
It's been 10 days since Rob Morrison was arrested for allegedly choking his wife, CBS Money Watch anchor Ashley Morrison. One week ago, Rob resigned from WCBS as t... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Ashley Morrison Returns to WCBS as MoneyWatch Anchor - Posted February 27, 2013
It's been 10 days since Rob Morrison was arrested for allegedly choking his wife, CBS Money Watch anchor Ashley Morrison. One week ago, Rob resigned from WCBS as t... [FishbowlNY]

Reporters to Converge on Vatican City for Election of New Pope - Posted February 26, 2013
Pope Benedict made the unprecedented decision to retire. It's the first time since 1415 that a pope has resigned. It's a busy time at the Vatican. Benedict will make his final appearance was pope Thursday, before the conclave of cardinals pick his successor. With the even the slightest hint that New York's... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Reporters to Converge on Vatican City for Election of New Pope - Posted February 26, 2013
Pope Benedict made the unprecedented decision to retire. It's the first time since 1415 that a pope has resigned. It's a busy time at the Vatican. Benedict will make his final appearance was pope Thursday, before the conclave of cardinals pick his successor. With the even the slightest hint that New York's... [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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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 22, 2013
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. 1. Source: Anchor Rob Morrison 'Lied to the Station' About Injured Face; May Be Fired From WCB... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted February 22, 2013
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. 1. Source: Anchor Rob Morrison 'Lied to the Station' About Injured Face; May Be Fired From WCB... [FishbowlNY]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [FishbowlNY]

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]

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 ... [GalleyCat]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

Reporter Ann Mercogliano Joins WPIX on Freelance Basis - Posted February 5, 2013
Quietly reporter Ann Mercogliano exited WCBS and sister station WLNY last month. A two-time winner of the FishbowlNY year-end "... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Reporter Ann Mercogliano Joins WPIX on Freelance Basis - Posted February 5, 2013
Quietly reporter Ann Mercogliano exited WCBS and sister station WLNY last month. A two-time winner of the FishbowlNY year-end "... [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 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

WNBC's Chuck Scarborough Makes Cameo on CBS This Morning - Posted January 23, 2013
It was only seconds of his voice, but the "rock" of 30 Rock, Chuck Scarborough, was heard on CBS This Morning in their "Eye Opener" segment. It may not have meant much to those in Dubuque, but here the six-second audio clip was ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WNBC's Chuck Scarborough Makes Cameo on CBS This Morning - Posted January 23, 2013
It was only seconds of his voice, but the "rock" of 30 Rock, Chuck Scarborough, was heard on CBS This Morning in their "Eye Opener" segment. It may not have meant much to those in Dubuque, but here the six-second audio clip was ... [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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

No Expanding Weekend for WCBS; WNBC Joins WABC with Longer Sunday Nights - Posted January 10, 2013
The world of local news is a copy cat industry. That's not breaking news. Watch most nights, in turning from one newscast to the other, and there is a good chance you'll see the same story selection throughout. Now, those creative folks are at it again! WABC/Channel 7 was first to expand its... [morningmedianewsfeed]

No Expanding Weekend for WCBS; WNBC Joins WABC with Longer Sunday Nights - Posted January 10, 2013
The world of local news is a copy cat industry. That's not breaking news. Watch most nights, in turning from one newscast to the other, and there is a good chance you'll see the same story selection throughout. Now, those creative folks are at it again! WABC/Channel 7 was first to expand its... [FishbowlNY]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [FishbowlNY]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

Giants and Yankees Fill Top Slots of Weekly Ratings - Posted October 19, 2012
The New York Giants once again proved to be ratings gold. The G-Men beat the Niners, 26-3, and Fox's late game coverage was the number-one prime time show for the week. The game had an estimated 1.7 million WNYW viewers and an 8.6 rating, according to Nielsen. The Yankees playoff run, which... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Giants and Yankees Fill Top Slots of Weekly Ratings - Posted October 19, 2012
The New York Giants once again proved to be ratings gold. The G-Men beat the Niners, 26-3, and Fox's late game coverage was the number-one prime time show for the week. The game had an estimated 1.7 million WNYW viewers and an 8.6 rating, according to Nielsen. The Yankees playoff run, which... [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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

Breaking: Bill Carey Stepping Down as WPIX News Director, Likely for Internet Startup - Posted October 3, 2012
WPIX news director Bill Carey, who is responsible for sweeping changes to the look and staff since joining the station in November 2009, is giving up his post. A well-placed source tells FishbowlNY that Carey is leaving Channel 11 before the N... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Breaking: Bill Carey Stepping Down as WPIX News Director, Likely for Internet Startup - Posted October 3, 2012
WPIX news director Bill Carey, who is responsible for sweeping changes to the look and staff since joining the station in November 2009, is giving up his post. A well-placed source tells FishbowlNY that Carey is leaving Channel 11 before the 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 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

WLNY Now in HD for Most Viewers - Posted September 27, 2012
If you haven't looked at WLNY TV 10/55 recently, you might be surprised. And this has nothing to do with content. WLNY is now available in HD. WCBS, which purchased the independent Riverhead, New York licensed st... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WLNY Now in HD for Most Viewers - Posted September 27, 2012
If you haven't looked at WLNY TV 10/55 recently, you might be surprised. And this has nothing to do with content. WLNY is now available in HD. WCBS, which purchased the independent Riverhead, New York licensed st... [FishbowlNY]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [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 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

New York Reporters Hunker Down in New Orleans for Hurricane Isaac - Posted August 29, 2012
Seven years ago today, after nearly being swallowed up by Hurricane Katrina, the New Orleans area is being assaulted by Hurricane Isaac and New York reporters are on the scene. WNBC/Chan... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New York Reporters Hunker Down in New Orleans for Hurricane Isaac - Posted August 29, 2012
Seven years ago today, after nearly being swallowed up by Hurricane Katrina, the New Orleans area is being assaulted by Hurricane Isaac and New York reporters are on the scene. WNBC/Chan... [FishbowlNY]

Taking a Tour of New WABC/Channel 7 Studios - Posted August 28, 2012
[caption id="attachment_67031" align="alignleft" width="300"] View from the anchor desk[/caption] It's closing in on a year since WABC/Channel 7 moved to new studios at the other side of its Upper West Side building. FishbowlNY was granted access recently to tour the operation with video and photos. Regular viewers ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Taking a Tour of New WABC/Channel 7 Studios - Posted August 28, 2012
[caption id="attachment_67031" align="alignleft" width="300"] View from the anchor desk[/caption] It's closing in on a year since WABC/Channel 7 moved to new studios at the other side of its Upper West Side building. FishbowlNY was granted access recently to tour the operation with video and photos. Regular viewers ... [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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

Stations Take to the Ground, Sky for Deadly Empire State Building Shooting - Posted August 24, 2012
As a gunman opened fire in Midtown Manhattan this morning, TV stations were quick to break in with coverage. Our sister site, TVSpy reports, that none was quicker than WABC/Channel 7. WABC hit the air at 9:16 a.m. with... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Stations Take to the Ground, Sky for Deadly Empire State Building Shooting - Posted August 24, 2012
As a gunman opened fire in Midtown Manhattan this morning, TV stations were quick to break in with coverage. Our sister site, TVSpy reports, that none was quicker than WABC/Channel 7. WABC hit the air at 9:16 a.m. with... [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 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

WCBS Prime Time Spending Saturday on WLNY - Posted August 18, 2012
Ok Judge Judy fans take note! The popular courtroom show will be preempted Saturday night. Instead, WLNY (TV 10/55) is carrying sister station WCBS/Channel 2's prime time lineup of Person of Interest... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WCBS Prime Time Spending Saturday on WLNY - Posted August 18, 2012
Ok Judge Judy fans take note! The popular courtroom show will be preempted Saturday night. Instead, WLNY (TV 10/55) is carrying sister station WCBS/Channel 2's prime time lineup of Person of Interest... [FishbowlNY]

As Richard Rose Debuts, WLNY Making Long Island Headway at Nine - Posted August 17, 2012
To say that WCBS/WLNY "got the message" might be too strong, but we are seeing some positive signs for a Long Island presence. First, WCBS, which completed its purchase of independent WLNY (TV 10/55) in April, has finally added the only pre-acquisition holdover. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

As Richard Rose Debuts, WLNY Making Long Island Headway at Nine - Posted August 17, 2012
To say that WCBS/WLNY "got the message" might be too strong, but we are seeing some positive signs for a Long Island presence. First, WCBS, which completed its purchase of independent WLNY (TV 10/55) in April, has finally added the only pre-acquisition holdover. ... [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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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 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 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

Dave Marash, Former WCBS Anchor, Recalls Horrors of 1972 Munich Olympics - Posted July 23, 2012
We're just days away from restarting the pageantry and patriotism of the Summer Olympics. The Games of the XXX Olympiad take place in London. This mar... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Dave Marash, Former WCBS Anchor, Recalls Horrors of 1972 Munich Olympics - Posted July 23, 2012
We're just days away from restarting the pageantry and patriotism of the Summer Olympics. The Games of the XXX Olympiad take place in London. This mar... [FishbowlNY]

Noon Newscasts Feature Expanded Coverage of Deadly Movie Theater Shooting - Posted July 20, 2012
The story was 2,000 miles away from Manhattan, but every afternoon newscast was locked into breaking news mode. Moviegoers gathered in Aurora, Colorado, outside of Denver for the midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises. Suddenly, a shooter unleashes a barrage of shots, killing at least 12 people and wounding at... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Noon Newscasts Feature Expanded Coverage of Deadly Movie Theater Shooting - Posted July 20, 2012
The story was 2,000 miles away from Manhattan, but every afternoon newscast was locked into breaking news mode. Moviegoers gathered in Aurora, Colorado, outside of Denver for the midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises. Suddenly, a shooter unleashes a barrage of shots, killing at least 12 people and wounding at... [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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

WCBS Weather Anchor John Elliott Takes Seat on The Talk - Posted June 25, 2012
Channel 2 weathercaster John Elliott is visiting Los Angeles for today's edition of The Talk. The show, co-hosted by Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood, and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WCBS Weather Anchor John Elliott Takes Seat on The Talk - Posted June 25, 2012
Channel 2 weathercaster John Elliott is visiting Los Angeles for today's edition of The Talk. The show, co-hosted by Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood, and ... [FishbowlNY]

Lebron and Co. Lift WABC to Winning Week with NBA Finals - Posted June 20, 2012
With the storyline of Lebron James gunning for his first NBA title, the Finals took the Top 3 spots for the week. Game 1 of ABC's coverage between the Heat and Thunder had estimated 1.4 million Channel 7 viewers, according to Nielsen, with a 7.1 rating. Game 2 also performed well with 1.2... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lebron and Co. Lift WABC to Winning Week with NBA Finals - Posted June 20, 2012
With the storyline of Lebron James gunning for his first NBA title, the Finals took the Top 3 spots for the week. Game 1 of ABC's coverage between the Heat and Thunder had estimated 1.4 million Channel 7 viewers, according to Nielsen, with a 7.1 rating. Game 2 also performed well with 1.2... [FishbowlNY]

WCBS/Channel 2, WCBS-AM, and WQHT Big Winners of Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting - Posted June 19, 2012
WCBS/Channel 2, WCBS 880, Hot 97/WQHT each walked away with trio of awards last night at the Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting. The awards, given by the New York State Broadcasters Association, annually recognize top performers in radio and TV statewide. Competing against TV and radi... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WCBS/Channel 2, WCBS-AM, and WQHT Big Winners of Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting - Posted June 19, 2012
WCBS/Channel 2, WCBS 880, Hot 97/WQHT each walked away with trio of awards last night at the Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting. The awards, given by the New York State Broadcasters Association, annually recognize top performers in radio and TV statewide. Competing against TV and radi... [FishbowlNY]

WLNY Morning Team Revealed for Live from the Couch - Posted June 18, 2012
Caroline Bermudez, John Elliott, and Lisa Kerney have been named hosts of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WLNY Morning Team Revealed for Live from the Couch - Posted June 18, 2012
Caroline Bermudez, John Elliott, and Lisa Kerney have been named hosts of ... [FishbowlNY]

WLNY Debuts Morning Program and Prime Time Newscast July 2 - Posted June 8, 2012
WCBS/Channel 2 is one step closer to showing off its revamped WLNY 10/55. The Long Island independent station, now owned by WCBS, is scheduled to debut a two-hour mornin... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WLNY Debuts Morning Program and Prime Time Newscast July 2 - Posted June 8, 2012
WCBS/Channel 2 is one step closer to showing off its revamped WLNY 10/55. The Long Island independent station, now owned by WCBS, is scheduled to debut a two-hour mornin... [FishbowlNY]

Dana Tyler, WCBS Gear Up for the Tonys - Posted June 8, 2012
The Tony Awards are coming to CBS this weekend, and Channel 2 has its annual preview show. At the Tonys with Dana Tyler runs tomorrow night at 7. The 30-minute special examines this year's nominees ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Dana Tyler, WCBS Gear Up for the Tonys - Posted June 8, 2012
The Tony Awards are coming to CBS this weekend, and Channel 2 has its annual preview show. At the Tonys with Dana Tyler runs tomorrow night at 7. The 30-minute special examines this year's nominees ... [FishbowlNY]

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 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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]

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.... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

Long Island's Fair Media Council Says WCBS/WLNY Deal Is 'Wonderful Thing' - Posted May 14, 2012
The Fair Media Council was created as a media watchdog on Long Island. Its main event for the year is the Folio Awards, held each April. Beyond that, one piece of news capti... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Long Island's Fair Media Council Says WCBS/WLNY Deal Is 'Wonderful Thing' - Posted May 14, 2012
The Fair Media Council was created as a media watchdog on Long Island. Its main event for the year is the Folio Awards, held each April. Beyond that, one piece of news capti... [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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

Veteran of WABC-TV, WNBC-TV to Host Business Show on WLIW/Channel 21 - Posted May 1, 2012
Longtime broadcast journalist Jim Paymar is joining Public Television. Paymar anchors and executive produces Long Island Business Report starting tonight at 10:30 on Channel 21/WLIW. WLIW21's new local production Long Island Business ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Veteran of WABC-TV, WNBC-TV to Host Business Show on WLIW/Channel 21 - Posted May 1, 2012
Longtime broadcast journalist Jim Paymar is joining Public Television. Paymar anchors and executive produces Long Island Business Report starting tonight at 10:30 on Channel 21/WLIW. WLIW21's new local production Long Island Business ... [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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

WNBC Reportedly Set to Debut New Studio Saturday - Posted April 18, 2012
WNBC/Channel 4 may be late to the party, but it's still, apparently, set to join the latest wave of stations with a new studio. Newscaststudio.com reports the oft-delayed move to the former NBC Nightly News home at Stud... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WNBC Reportedly Set to Debut New Studio Saturday - Posted April 18, 2012
WNBC/Channel 4 may be late to the party, but it's still, apparently, set to join the latest wave of stations with a new studio. Newscaststudio.com reports the oft-delayed move to the former NBC Nightly News home at Stud... [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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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.... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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,... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

WCBS Deal for WLNY Set for March 29 - Posted March 15, 2012
WCBS/Channel 2 is about to finalize the paperwork for Long Island outlet Channel 10/55/WLNY, and plans for the station. The Daily News reports WLNY's last newscast under current ownership is March 29. Entertainment Tonight will air in the 11 p.m. slot in the short term. Regul... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WCBS Deal for WLNY Set for March 29 - Posted March 15, 2012
WCBS/Channel 2 is about to finalize the paperwork for Long Island outlet Channel 10/55/WLNY, and plans for the station. The Daily News reports WLNY's last newscast under current ownership is March 29. Entertainment Tonight will air in the 11 p.m. slot in the short term. Regul... [FishbowlNY]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

WCBS/Channel 2 Gears Up for Giants' Super Bowl Fever - Posted January 27, 2012
The New York Giants arrive in Indianapolis for Super Bowl XLVI next week, and WCBS/Channel 2 will be there for extensive coverage leading up to the Big Game. Sports anchor Otis Livingston kicks off Channel 2's week-lon... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WCBS/Channel 2 Gears Up for Giants' Super Bowl Fever - Posted January 27, 2012
The New York Giants arrive in Indianapolis for Super Bowl XLVI next week, and WCBS/Channel 2 will be there for extensive coverage leading up to the Big Game. Sports anchor Otis Livingston kicks off Channel 2's week-lon... [FishbowlNY]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

Channel 2 Reporter Kristin Thorne Joins Channel 7 - Posted January 19, 2012
Up-and-coming reporter Kristin Thorne is making the move to WABC/Channel 7. The Emmy Award winning reporter had been a freelancer for WCBS/Channel 2 since March 2011. Thorne has been named a full-time Long Island corresponden... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Channel 2 Reporter Kristin Thorne Joins Channel 7 - Posted January 19, 2012
Up-and-coming reporter Kristin Thorne is making the move to WABC/Channel 7. The Emmy Award winning reporter had been a freelancer for WCBS/Channel 2 since March 2011. Thorne has been named a full-time Long Island corresponden... [FishbowlNY]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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]

NFL Wild Card Action Takes Top Slots in Weekly Ratings - Posted January 12, 2012
Despite the Giants playing in the early game Sunday, Wild Card action still took the top two positions for the week. Pittsburgh vs. Denver was number one, according to Nielsen, with an estimated 2.2 million WCBS/Channel viewers and an 11.6 rating. The second-half of NBC's playoff doubleheader Saturday was n... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NFL Wild Card Action Takes Top Slots in Weekly Ratings - Posted January 12, 2012
Despite the Giants playing in the early game Sunday, Wild Card action still took the top two positions for the week. Pittsburgh vs. Denver was number one, according to Nielsen, with an estimated 2.2 million WCBS/Channel viewers and an 11.6 rating. The second-half of NBC's playoff doubleheader Saturday was n... [FishbowlNY]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

'Change is Good' for Veteran Reporter Jay Dow, Starting at WPIX Next Week - Posted January 11, 2012
Jay Dow is about make a major career change. As we reported Monday, Dow is headed for WPIX, where the two-time Emmy Award winner will handle an array of hard news stories for the Tribune owned station, starting Monday. His arrival at Channel 11 foll... [morningmedianewsfeed]

'Change is Good' for Veteran Reporter Jay Dow, Starting at WPIX Next Week - Posted January 11, 2012
Jay Dow is about make a major career change. As we reported Monday, Dow is headed for WPIX, where the two-time Emmy Award winner will handle an array of hard news stories for the Tribune owned station, starting Monday. His arrival at Channel 11 foll... [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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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]

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... [SocialTimes.com]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [FishbowlNY]

WCBS/Channel 2 Forms Duopoly With Acquistion of WLNY/Channel 55 - Posted December 12, 2011
WCBS/Channel 2 announced today that it signed a definitive agreement to purchase independent station WLNY/Channel 55. While terms of the agreement with the seller, WLNY Holdings, Inc., were not disclosed, the acquisition of WLNY-TV would give CBS a duopoly in the nation's largest media market. "... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WCBS/Channel 2 Forms Duopoly With Acquistion of WLNY/Channel 55 - Posted December 12, 2011
WCBS/Channel 2 announced today that it signed a definitive agreement to purchase independent station WLNY/Channel 55. While terms of the agreement with the seller, WLNY Holdings, Inc., were not disclosed, the acquisition of WLNY-TV would give CBS a duopoly in the nation's largest media market. "... [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,... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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/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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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]

'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 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

'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 ... [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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

WCBS/Channel 2 Anchor Chris Wragge Hosts AmberWatch TV Preview - Posted November 7, 2011
Creating a unique experience for parents and caregivers, the AmberWatch TV Network has been formed on Cablevision's Optimum service. The channel (613) was established in an effort to make child safety a national priority. The interactive, on-demand content is designed to help people with children make sense of the world that... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WCBS/Channel 2 Anchor Chris Wragge Hosts AmberWatch TV Preview - Posted November 7, 2011
Creating a unique experience for parents and caregivers, the AmberWatch TV Network has been formed on Cablevision's Optimum service. The channel (613) was established in an effort to make child safety a national priority. The interactive, on-demand content is designed to help people with children make sense of the world that... [FishbowlNY]

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]

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... [GalleyCat]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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]

WNBC/Channel 4 Making the Move to Nightly News Studio - Posted October 19, 2011
Studio changes are coming to 30 Rock. WNBC/Channel 4 is going downstairs from its studio on the 7th floor to studio 3C, the home of NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams. A WNBC spokesman confirms to FishbowlNY that 3C should be read... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WNBC/Channel 4 Making the Move to Nightly News Studio - Posted October 19, 2011
Studio changes are coming to 30 Rock. WNBC/Channel 4 is going downstairs from its studio on the 7th floor to studio 3C, the home of NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams. A WNBC spokesman confirms to FishbowlNY that 3C should be read... [FishbowlNY]

WCBS/Channel 2 Ready to Lift Curtain on New Studio - Posted October 18, 2011
It has been several months in the making. On Thursday, WCBS/Channel 2 debuts its brand new studio, beginning with the noon newscast with Rob Morrison and Mary Calvi... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WCBS/Channel 2 Ready to Lift Curtain on New Studio - Posted October 18, 2011
It has been several months in the making. On Thursday, WCBS/Channel 2 debuts its brand new studio, beginning with the noon newscast with Rob Morrison and Mary Calvi... [FishbowlNY]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [FishbowlNY]

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]

WCBS/Channel 2 Hires Veteran Executive Dan Forman as Managing Editor - Posted October 6, 2011
Dan Forman has been named managing editor at WCBS/Channel 2. Forman is a veteran media executive and producer with nearly 30 years of experience in the New York market. He will work closely with news director ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WCBS/Channel 2 Hires Veteran Executive Dan Forman as Managing Editor - Posted October 6, 2011
Dan Forman has been named managing editor at WCBS/Channel 2. Forman is a veteran media executive and producer with nearly 30 years of experience in the New York market. He will work closely with news director ... [FishbowlNY]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

Stations Cover Deadly Helicopter Crash - Posted October 5, 2011
A helicopter crashed and sank yesterday afternoon in the East River near 34th Street. Our sister site TVSpy reports WCBS/Channel 2 anchor ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Stations Cover Deadly Helicopter Crash - Posted October 5, 2011
A helicopter crashed and sank yesterday afternoon in the East River near 34th Street. Our sister site TVSpy reports WCBS/Channel 2 anchor ... [FishbowlNY]

An Addition to the WCBS/Channel 2 Weather Team - Posted October 4, 2011
It's a homecoming for Long Island native Vanessa Murdock. She is joining WCBS/Channel 2 as weekend morning meteorologist and weekday reporter. Murdock begins on October 10. A Certified Broadcast Meteorologist and member of the American Me... [morningmedianewsfeed]

An Addition to the WCBS/Channel 2 Weather Team - Posted October 4, 2011
It's a homecoming for Long Island native Vanessa Murdock. She is joining WCBS/Channel 2 as weekend morning meteorologist and weekday reporter. Murdock begins on October 10. A Certified Broadcast Meteorologist and member of the American Me... [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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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 "... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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 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]

Stuck in Europe Following Honeymoon, WCBS Anchor Maurice DuBois Was 'Desperate for any Shred of Information' During 9/11 - Posted September 9, 2011
For several days, we've been offering you some insight as to how some well-known reporters and anchors covered the horrific day 10 years ago when our city, world, and life would change forever. We conclude our special coverage--9... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Stuck in Europe Following Honeymoon, WCBS Anchor Maurice DuBois Was 'Desperate for any Shred of Information' During 9/11 - Posted September 9, 2011
For several days, we've been offering you some insight as to how some well-known reporters and anchors covered the horrific day 10 years ago when our city, world, and life would change forever. We conclude our special coverage--9... [FishbowlNY]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [FishbowlNY]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [FishbowlNY]

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 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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 ... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Sam Ryan Leaves WCBS/Channel 2 for MLB Network, Otis Livingston Gets On-Air Promotion - Posted September 1, 2011
Updating a story we reported last week: Sam Ryan is heading for MLB Network as a host/reporter. She delivered her final sportscast on WCBS/Channel 2 last night. Otis Livingston, a station spokesman has co... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sam Ryan Leaves WCBS/Channel 2 for MLB Network, Otis Livingston Gets On-Air Promotion - Posted September 1, 2011
Updating a story we reported last week: Sam Ryan is heading for MLB Network as a host/reporter. She delivered her final sportscast on WCBS/Channel 2 last night. Otis Livingston, a station spokesman has co... [FishbowlNY]

TV Stations Get into 'Irene' Mode with Noon Newscast, Gov. Christie's Remarks - Posted August 25, 2011
... [morningmedianewsfeed]

TV Stations Get into 'Irene' Mode with Noon Newscast, Gov. Christie's Remarks - Posted August 25, 2011
... [FishbowlNY]

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). ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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]

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 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

WNBC Removes Daily Connection From Schedule; Can The Rundown Be Far Behind? - Posted July 25, 2011
WNBC has pulled the plug on the Daily Connection in favor of America's Court with Judge Ross. The courtroom show begins today on Channel 4, and other NBC Owned Television Stations during the summer. It debuted in several top markets last September. In the fall, a different show, but same theme takes... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WNBC Removes Daily Connection From Schedule; Can The Rundown Be Far Behind? - Posted July 25, 2011
WNBC has pulled the plug on the Daily Connection in favor of America's Court with Judge Ross. The courtroom show begins today on Channel 4, and other NBC Owned Television Stations during the summer. It debuted in several top markets last September. In the fall, a different show, but same theme takes... [FishbowlNY]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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]

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 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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 ... [FishbowlNY]

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). ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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]

WCBS/Channel 2 Loses Executive Producer to Bloomberg - Posted June 16, 2011
Television news veteran Gary 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. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WCBS/Channel 2 Loses Executive Producer to Bloomberg - Posted June 16, 2011
Television news veteran Gary 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. ... [FishbowlNY]

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 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

WCBS-TV Reporter Jennifer McLogan, Big Winner at Folio Awards - Posted May 6, 2011
Honoring the excellence in local news coverage, specifically Long Island reporting, the Folio Awards were presented Friday by the Fair Media Council. Veteran WCBS/Channel 2 Long Island correspondent Jennifer McLogan won five Folios. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WCBS-TV Reporter Jennifer McLogan, Big Winner at Folio Awards - Posted May 6, 2011
Honoring the excellence in local news coverage, specifically Long Island reporting, the Folio Awards were presented Friday by the Fair Media Council. Veteran WCBS/Channel 2 Long Island correspondent Jennifer McLogan won five Folios. ... [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 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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

Former WCBS-TV Reporter Kirstin Cole Back on Air at WPIX - Posted April 20, 2011
For close to ten years, Kirstin Cole was a top-notch reporter at WCBS/Channel 2. She left the station in September 2010 as the station's consumer reporter. But in recent weeks she began filing reports for WPIX/Channel 11. It is a homecoming of sorts for Co... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Former WCBS-TV Reporter Kirstin Cole Back on Air at WPIX - Posted April 20, 2011
For close to ten years, Kirstin Cole was a top-notch reporter at WCBS/Channel 2. She left the station in September 2010 as the station's consumer reporter. But in recent weeks she began filing reports for WPIX/Channel 11. It is a homecoming of sorts for Co... [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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

FishbowlNY Investigates the New Crop of TV 'Meteorologists' - Posted April 13, 2011
We told you about the weekend weather changes at WCBS, where veteran meteorologist John Marshall was ousted in favor of Katie Fehlinger earlier this month. A FishbowlNY Investi... [morningmedianewsfeed]

FishbowlNY Investigates the New Crop of TV 'Meteorologists' - Posted April 13, 2011
We told you about the weekend weather changes at WCBS, where veteran meteorologist John Marshall was ousted in favor of Katie Fehlinger earlier this month. A FishbowlNY Investi... [FishbowlNY]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

Meteorologist John Marshall 'Wasn't Shocked' by Losing Weekend Shifts at WCBS-TV - Posted March 31, 2011
If you wake up early on the weekend, then you are probably aware of the John Marshall body of work. He had more than a dozen years under his belt at WNBC when they went in another direction last summer. But as fate would have it, the timing worked perfectly ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Meteorologist John Marshall 'Wasn't Shocked' by Losing Weekend Shifts at WCBS-TV - Posted March 31, 2011
If you wake up early on the weekend, then you are probably aware of the John Marshall body of work. He had more than a dozen years under his belt at WNBC when they went in another direction last summer. But as fate would have it, the timing worked perfectly ... [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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

Emily Smith Joins WCBS-TV as General Assignment Reporter - Posted March 24, 2011
Emily Smith has been featured on WCBS/Channel 2 for the past year as a reporter for CBS Money Watch. In that capacity, Smith provided live business reports on CBS 2 News This Morning. She has also filled in as anchor on the network's overnight news p... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Emily Smith Joins WCBS-TV as General Assignment Reporter - Posted March 24, 2011
Emily Smith has been featured on WCBS/Channel 2 for the past year as a reporter for CBS Money Watch. In that capacity, Smith provided live business reports on CBS 2 News This Morning. She has also filled in as anchor on the network's overnight news p... [FishbowlNY]

WCBS-TV's Otis Livingston Hosting NCAA Tournament Wrap-Up Show is 'A Great Opportunity' - Posted March 23, 2011
March Madness is well underway. For sports fanatics, it's not just a bridge from Spring Training to Opening Day; it's a passion in its own right. Of course, those NCAA Tournament brackets don't hurt either. This year, CBS Sports is teaming up with Turner to provide non-stop coverage on cable outlets TNT,... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WCBS-TV's Otis Livingston Hosting NCAA Tournament Wrap-Up Show is 'A Great Opportunity' - Posted March 23, 2011
March Madness is well underway. For sports fanatics, it's not just a bridge from Spring Training to Opening Day; it's a passion in its own right. Of course, those NCAA Tournament brackets don't hurt either. This year, CBS Sports is teaming up with Turner to provide non-stop coverage on cable outlets TNT,... [FishbowlNY]

WCBS-TV Hires Katie Fehlinger as Weekend Morning Meteorologist - Posted March 22, 2011
As we reported last month, Katie Fehlinger has been hired as the weekend morning meteorologist at WCBS-TV. Channel 2 ma... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WCBS-TV Hires Katie Fehlinger as Weekend Morning Meteorologist - Posted March 22, 2011
As we reported last month, Katie Fehlinger has been hired as the weekend morning meteorologist at WCBS-TV. Channel 2 ma... [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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

WCBS/Channel 2 'Sweeps' Competition With Late Newscast - Posted March 3, 2011
Update: Comments from Peter Dunn On January 3, veteran anchor Maurice DuBois made th... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WCBS/Channel 2 'Sweeps' Competition With Late Newscast - Posted March 3, 2011
Update: Comments from Peter Dunn On January 3, veteran anchor Maurice DuBois made th... [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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

WCBS-TV to Bring Accuweather.com's Katie Fehlinger On Board as New Weather Person - Posted February 9, 2011
FishbowlNY has learned that WCBS-TV/Channel 2 has hired Katie Fehlinger as a new weather forecaster. She has been with Accuweather, based in State College, Pennsylvania, as a host and producer, since 2006. Fehlinger, according to her LinkedIn page, will compl... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WCBS-TV to Bring Accuweather.com's Katie Fehlinger On Board as New Weather Person - Posted February 9, 2011
FishbowlNY has learned that WCBS-TV/Channel 2 has hired Katie Fehlinger as a new weather forecaster. She has been with Accuweather, based in State College, Pennsylvania, as a host and producer, since 2006. Fehlinger, according to her LinkedIn page, will compl... [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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

'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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

McDonald's Names Annual List of Black Media Legends - Posted January 20, 2011
For the 9th year, McDonald's, in recognition of Black History Month, has named New York-based talent as Black Media Legends. FishbowlNY will be on hand February 1 when those chosen are feted at a Waldorf-Astoria luncheon. Among this year's honorees: Sade... [morningmedianewsfeed]

McDonald's Names Annual List of Black Media Legends - Posted January 20, 2011
For the 9th year, McDonald's, in recognition of Black History Month, has named New York-based talent as Black Media Legends. FishbowlNY will be on hand February 1 when those chosen are feted at a Waldorf-Astoria luncheon. Among this year's honorees: Sade... [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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

Rob Morrison Gets Weekday Morning Anchor Slot at WCBS - Posted December 20, 2010
Rob Morrison has been upgraded from weekend to weekday morning anchor at WCBS-TV. FishbowlNY has obtained an internal memo sent by GM/President Peter Dunn to sta... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Rob Morrison Gets Weekday Morning Anchor Slot at WCBS - Posted December 20, 2010
Rob Morrison has been upgraded from weekend to weekday morning anchor at WCBS-TV. FishbowlNY has obtained an internal memo sent by GM/President Peter Dunn to sta... [FishbowlNY]

Maurice DuBois 'Pleased' to Get Weeknight Anchoring at WCBS - Posted December 13, 2010
Since 1997, Maurice DuBois has become a familiar face for millions of viewers. The majority of those years were waking up New Yorkers, first at WNBC, then at WCBS. Now, the affable DuBois is ready to put the alarm clock in a drawer and head for nights. "... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Maurice DuBois 'Pleased' to Get Weeknight Anchoring at WCBS - Posted December 13, 2010
Since 1997, Maurice DuBois has become a familiar face for millions of viewers. The majority of those years were waking up New Yorkers, first at WNBC, then at WCBS. Now, the affable DuBois is ready to put the alarm clock in a drawer and head for nights. "... [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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

Chris Wragge Says Leaving WCBS for Early Show Was 'Too Good ... to Pass Up' - Posted December 3, 2010
As we reported on Tuesday, WCBS top anchor Chris Wragge is heading to mornings as host of the network's The Early Show. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Chris Wragge Says Leaving WCBS for Early Show Was 'Too Good ... to Pass Up' - Posted December 3, 2010
As we reported on Tuesday, WCBS top anchor Chris Wragge is heading to mornings as host of the network's The Early Show. ... [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,... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

Maurice DuBois Named WCBS 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. Anchor - Posted December 1, 2010
WCBS-TV didn't waste any time naming Chris Wragge's replacement behind the anchor desk. Maurice DuBois, who has been with WCBS since 2004, will move from mornings to the 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts. DuBois, a Long Island native, will be joined by co... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Maurice DuBois Named WCBS 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. Anchor - Posted December 1, 2010
WCBS-TV didn't waste any time naming Chris Wragge's replacement behind the anchor desk. Maurice DuBois, who has been with WCBS since 2004, will move from mornings to the 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts. DuBois, a Long Island native, will be joined by co... [FishbowlNY]

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