Tag Archives: KPRC

CBS 2 hires a Sarge

The anchor merry-go-around continues at the local chapter of The Church Of Tisch In the latest anchor change at CBS-owned WBBM-TV, co-anchor Kate Sullivan was fired Tuesday and [..]

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Viewers flee Chicago’s evening, late newscasts

Chicago’s news stations might want to rethink their news presentations. An analysis of May local news sweeps numbers in the adult 25-54 demographic in the nation’s ten largest DMAs [..]

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Bears game doesn’t live up to the hype – on the field and in the ratings

But NBC still wins the night in total viewers, adults 18-49 The Sunday Night Football matchup between two of the best teams in football – Houston Texans and [..]

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Emily Barr exits WLS-TV

Emily Barr, who has led ABC-owned WLS-TV here in Chicago as vice president and general manager, is exiting the station after fifteen years for a post with Post-Newsweek [..]

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WFLD picks up new “Ricki Lake” show

Jeremy Kyle renewed for a second season; Katie and Steve Harvey hit clearance highs Fox-owned WFLD has picked up Ricki Lake’s new talk show strip from Twentieth Television [..]

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The Grab Bag: Feder’s new home; syndie talk update; The Hoff gets the heave-ho

Hoffin’ around in TV Hell.  Notes and notables from the past week: – One of Chicago’s best media columnists has a new home: Robert Feder has joined Time [..]

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The Grab Bag: "Entertainers with Garry Meier"

Here’s what going on: – WGN-AM’s Garry Meier is starring in his own TV special, set to air on WCIU July 11 at 10:30 p.m, titled The Garry [..]

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KPRC changes doctors

Your station has a ratings problem. So if the person in charge of the time period isn’t doing the job of tending to it, what would you do? [..]

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This TV clears 60 percent of U.S.

    This TV, the new digital movie channel launched by MGM and Chicago-based Weigel Broadcasting on November 1, 2008, has now cleared 60 percent of the country [..]

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This is catching on

The new digitial subchannel from MGM and Weigel Broadcasting titled This TV – a channel featuring movies and television shows from MGM’s library, has gotten off to a [..]

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WFLD expands Good Day Chicago (updated)

KRIV in Houston also expands its news by adding 5 and 5:30 p.m. newscasts As expected, Fox-owned WFLD-TV is expanding Good Day Chicago to 10 a.m. beginning on [..]

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Local station roundup

Let’s see what’s going on in local markets around the country: -According to Nielsen, KETC-TV in St. Louis was the nation’s highest-rated public TV station in October, even [..]

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