Jump to content
×
×
  • Create New...

Leaderboard

Popular Content

Showing content with the highest reputation on 10/24/2019 in all areas

  1. They've originated the majority of TV technology through the years as a testing ground...and they also have WRAL-EX, a separate station broadcasting 4k content and 1080p NBC. So yes, it is an investment that will show on the air and not just bragging rights.
    4 points
  2. A clean version of WMAQ's 1981 theme, posted by the man who composed it, Paul David Wilson: Some WPTZ IDs from 1979 & 1980:
    4 points
  3. If they're futureproofing for 4K, I'm cautiously excited to see how this set's going to turn out - really hoping it's something that can take advantage of the resolution and technology and pop... and that it's not just another video wall.
    2 points
  4. At least WFAA was on the ball Sunday night as they were quick to get on the air and stay on it (along with KDFW). KTVT was late and less active, which was problematic for a situation with a confirmed large tornado on the ground (would be okay if it was radar indicated), but KXAS definitely took a huge reputation hit there. My letter grades of the coverage: KDFW: A KTVT: C- KXAS: F WFAA: A-
    2 points
  5. To show how long it took for KXAS to even provide coverage of the tornado, the YT channel Random News Footage composed a six-minute timelapse of the programming on KDFW, KXAS, WFAA and KTVT during the period between the issuance of the tornado warning at 9:00pm until KXAS began their third cut-in of the warning timeframe at 9:24: Also of note, as basically referenced by KTVT meteorologist Jeff Ray in footage of their storm coverage on StormSpotterMike's channel, KTVT took quite a bit of time to provide tornado coverage over its airwaves. As Ray mentions, they continued of
    2 points
  6. Feel like I’ve heard this theme before:
    1 point
  7. Rick Mitchell was the chief at KOCO when I was in OKC and breaking into programming when needed was without question...so the smell here's coming from up on high, I have a feeling.
    1 point
  8. Interesting idea to move the Evening News to a different time slot, but I'm not sure if it would be better. I imagine most people have heard the news of the day by that point, and are more interested in relaxing with entertainment content before bed, rather than news. I wonder what it would be like if primetime across the country moved from 7pm-10pm, local news 10-11pm, then network news at 11pm, with the late shows at 11:30pm? Anyways, despite whatever reason people may claim is the problem with CBS in the short term, I think it's really much simpler. Do you really think people ar
    1 point
  9. The question I have is if what the score was for the Cowboys-Eagles game around 9pm. If it was looking like a blowout (which it was), KXAS should've went to weather fully or at least attempted a split-screen on 5.1.
    1 point
  10. I look at this situation this way .. Madam Secretary is in its last season and under an aggravating situation where any NFL thing earlier in the day throws off its entire schedule for the night, whether it be a bump of a new episode to next week or to a 9:48pm start. It was airing on time for once at 9pm, and KTVT wanted to see if the tornado developed before going forward because the viewers of that show already get enough aggravation from CBS's scheduling as it is. They went forward when it was clear it was time to jump to live coverage and could argue to viewers 'we tried to air
    1 point
  11. IF they were to ever move 'Evening News,' there's no way in hell an hour (or even 30 minutes) of primetime gets dumped. COULD they consider shifting it to 7 ET/6 CT? Sure, but I believe a station or two out east just ended longtime 6:30 local newscasts so they could carry 'EN' at it's normal airtime, likely at the network's recommendation. CBS isn't moving it anywhere. They'll cancel it altogether, before they reschedule.
    1 point
  12. I heard the open of the broadcasts, and it honestly sounds like a 21st century knockoff of 'Roundball Rock.' That doesn't mean I dislike it, but it's definitely got that vibe.
    1 point
  13. It may be that they weren't as bad in relative comparison, but yeah they should be getting criticism too. For all our anger at Tegna, at least they were on top of things here.
    1 point
  14. WRAL debuted that graphics on the air in 2008, a couple of months before WABC. Video courtesy of VHSgoodiesWA3's YT page. Video Courtesy of @Vlad's YT page.
    1 point
  15. That's definitely a standalone studio.
    1 point
  16. I know this is about the set, but I have it on good authority Morris *is* standardizing and the WTVQ look is going to the rest of their stations, starting with WWAY.
    1 point
  17. IMO, Marty Haag and Chip Moody would both be rolling over in their graves right now seeing what Tegna has done to WFAA. It's not surprising to see WFAA's Breaking News coverage being as undelwhelmed as it was
    1 point
  18. https://www.wral.com/sneak-peek-wral-s-new-set-to-be-unveiled-next-week/18716075/ Monday at Noon. And a sneak peak at the set. 4K cameras! — Matt
    1 point
  19. I would too. Shep would be perfect for any high-power gig, but a CBS gig like Evening News would be his best career move, period.
    1 point
  20. She has only been in this position for four months now. Substantial change doesn't happen overnight.
    1 point
  21. — James O'Keefe (@JamesOKeefeIII) October 14, 2019 Ahhh... Project Veritas... they of editing videos together out of context and calling it legitimate journalism? James O'Keefe is a con artist political activist with an axe to grind... If you are gonna quote things... use some actual sources and not some guy with a website and a desire to see an agenda fulfilled... thanks.
    1 point
  22. I got one to beat that one ... KTWO-TV … Wyoming's News Leader ... Sloan Dickey. LOL -- Matt
    1 point
  23. Well isn't she being heralded by CBS' new leader to be the show's saving grace? It doesn't seem like it. Doesn't seem like the changes made at CTM are proving to be successful either. It's what the entire leadership of CBS deserves because for years they've made talent the scapegoat for lackluster viewership figures instead of addressing format, content and structure of their programs. The one time they took a risk with their programming (in recent memory for me) resulted in a string of the most successful years their morning show has ever had. Barring any odd changes at ABC or NBC
    1 point

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue. By using TVNewsTalk you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.