Tag Archives: WVIT

“Ellen” renewed, “Meredith” canceled

Ellen signs new deal; enables NBC-owned stations to add news at 4 p.m. ‘Meredith’ axed after two seasons Ellen DeGeneres will be dancing up a storm in daytime [..]

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Chicago Blackhawks win the Stanley Cup – and the TV ratings battle

The Chicago Blackhawks are back on top in the hockey world – and in the ratings. This was quite a year for the Blackhawks, who saw some ups [..]

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NBC, Tribune appoint new executives

Also: Colin Cowherd comes to Chicago A pair of exec hires were announced on Tuesday: – David Doebler was named president and general manager of WMAQ-TV here, replacing [..]

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“The Jeff Probst Show” canceled

I’ll bet you’ve heard a lot of this in the last 48 hours: Jeff Probst …the tribe has spoken. CBS Television Distribution voted The Jeff Probst Show off [..]

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"Access: Hollywood" coming to you live!

Get ready, one of syndication’s top-rated prime access magazine shows is getting ready to coming at you live! NBC Universal Television Distribution has announced it is launching Access: [..]

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Martha Stewart’s syndicated talk show heads to Hallmark Channel

Martha Stewart is pulling an Oprah Winfrey – only difference is she’s leaving a year earlier. In news that caught NBC Universal off guard, Martha Stewart Living Enterprises [..]

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NBC Universal puts two stations on the block

It’s WTVJ in Miami and WVIT in Hartford that’s being chopped off, while the network’s Telemundo affiliate (WSCV-TV) won’t be sold. The sale will leave NBC with just [..]

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Wallace named head of NBC-owned stations

NBC Universal announced this morning that John Wallace will succeed Jay Ireland as president of the NBC-owned stations (Ireland took a position with GE Capital management. GE owns [..]

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