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@  24994J : (24 July 2014 - 05:31 PM) Holy sh*t! Diane Sawyer's anchored 'World News' 4 nights in a row!
@  Raymie : (24 July 2014 - 05:28 PM) Allbittron, huh? Did Arbitron and Allbritton have a child?
@  Chris Milton : (24 July 2014 - 05:25 PM) WPXI has a brand-new graphics package. It made its debut this evening.
@  NateinFLA : (24 July 2014 - 04:51 PM) Despite what some of you may think, Ross Overdrive is a fantastic system.
@  A3N : (24 July 2014 - 04:42 PM) FCC approves Sinclair's purchase of the Allbittron group: http://www.broadcast...ton-deal/132692
@  rkolsen : (24 July 2014 - 06:50 AM) At it's peak I believe it was 20 cameras around the city. I guess some could still be online if the switched the aspect ration to sD16:9. But the only cams I've seen on WNBC and Network use recently, are the north/south camera, one or two mounted on the today sho studio roof, and a finale one to show the ice/rink cafe.
@  rkolsen : (24 July 2014 - 06:47 AM) I'm curious does WNBC still have their "skycam" network? I only ask because I believe they had a Brooklyn Bridge cam which could have recorded the people that put up those two bleached flags.
@  sanewsguy : (24 July 2014 - 04:47 AM) But, at least it's not as overused as the iMovie news theme track...
@  sanewsguy : (24 July 2014 - 04:47 AM) For me, as a news pres junkie, it seems like that track has been overused, and the use of the ITV News them, cheapens the message they're trying to put forth. But, since the average viewer probably has no clue that's the ITV theme, or that the production music was once used as a UK newscast theme, it really doesn't make a difference
@  sanewsguy : (24 July 2014 - 04:42 AM) In that ad they're also using the 1997 5 News UK theme by KPM. KLBJ in Austin, a radio station I listen to from time to time, also happens to use that as their traffic bumper...
@  19news : (24 July 2014 - 12:45 AM) Link to the BasicTalk ad using the ITV theme http://youtu.be/5atCqpRuPwU Captured off of CNN
@  TennTV1983 : (23 July 2014 - 11:53 PM) WCSH's coffee mug is on Seth Meyers' desk tonight.
@  rkolsen : (23 July 2014 - 06:59 PM) BasicTalk the VoIP phone service has been airing commercials, using a "trustworthy anchor" beginning the newscast. They use the current ITV News theme minus the bongs. Funny thing is that I have only seen the ad airing on BBC World News. Likewise on BBC America when they do a World News simulcast they use ITVs previous music.
@  Raymie : (23 July 2014 - 05:36 PM) The ice desk has come to Phoenix on the hottest day of the year: http://www.azcentral...-desk/13064739/
@  Matthew Will... : (23 July 2014 - 03:16 PM) And it's not just about money. Steve Burke was smart enough to hire Valeri Staab, who was smart enough to hire Eric Lerner, who was smart enough to hire Anzio Williams. Those, even more than Comcast Money, are the three principal reasons WCAU's product is extremely strong.
@  Matthew Will... : (23 July 2014 - 02:50 PM) And WCAU's status, flagship or semi-flagship, DOES have everything to do with the fact that Brian Roberts is watching his network on that station. Comcast cable execs, when they demo new technology, often have the box tuned to NBC. They have a vested interest in making the station as successful as possible.
@  Matthew Will... : (23 July 2014 - 02:42 PM) Not to say WPVI doesn't make ungodly amounts of money, obviously.
@  Matthew Will... : (23 July 2014 - 02:41 PM) What channel2 said is correct and documented in the book "ESPN: Those Guys Have All The Fun" by Tom Shales and James Andrew Miller. CapCities was hand-picked by Goldenson to buy the network. Even Tom Murphy and Dan Burke thought it was insane until Goldenson told him Warren Buffett was en route with several billion dollars.
@  channel2 : (23 July 2014 - 01:58 PM) "WPVI's profits funded the ABC deal" is an urban legend. The truth is that Leonard Goldenson convinced Warren Buffett to finance the deal - and as a result, Berkshire Hathaway owned 25% of CapCities/ABC.
@  cbs2newengland : (23 July 2014 - 07:53 AM) HulkieD, I disagree on the idea of the flagship. It's not overrated. WCAU is the flagship not because the CEO turns it on every morning, or goes to their studio to talk to Jim Cramer, the product is so damn better. You want to talk "overrated"? WNBC was (and is) the most overrated O&O, and their product was and is still crappier. Sadly the non flagship markets had their thunder stolen by the overrated WNBC for so many bleeping years! I am not surprised that WPVI was still the cash machine for Disney - remember WPVI was CapCities' cash printing machine to go and buy out the network.