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Everything posted by WCAUTVNBC10

  1. There were some CBS executives (including Les Moonves) that were placed on the Entercom board as part of the spinoff. Their seats were temporary while the new company got on its feet. I dunno if they're still currently there (well we know Les isn't lol) or not but those were the terms.
  2. I think it'll be on a market by market basis. Take LA for example. Hypothetically that cluster could partner up with say KABC but right up the coast, the SF cluster could stay with KPIX.
  3. KYW had been simulcasting EN even after the spinoff. IIRC part of the terms of the spinoff were, CBS was to maintain their partnerships with the radio stations for a year and then they were free to do whatever they want. The Philly cluster partnering with NBC 10 is just the first shoe to drop. That said there's nothing stopping other markets from just reupping with the CBS O&O they were previously aligned with. I think it's safe to say Entercom Philly couldn't wait to be free of CBS3 and the mess they're currently in.
  4. Yup. I had a feeling something like this would happen after CBS spun the radio group off. I wonder if KYW will simulcast Nightly News now or stay local at 6:30.
  5. Wow this is big, NBC 10 is partnering with the Entercom Radio cluster in Philly provide weather and share news and traffic. https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/business/nbc10-telemundo62-announce-new-partnership-with-entercom-radio-stations/2292521/ Get prepared to hear First Alert Weather forecasts and Traffic reports on the Entercom stations, KYW NewsRadio stories on NBC 10.
  6. NFL Films produces the halftime show separately from the game broadcaster.
  7. They're as expected also using the new weather graphics.
  8. They ran a new promo for the afternoon news block today during the 11AM voiced by and featuring Lester Holt. The timeslot of 4-7PM was prominently featured. There is a separate promo running for the 7PM news and that mentions that it's been added during the impeachment coverage but then it's referred to as "a new newscast". So I think the jury is still on whether the 7PM news permanent or not. Edit: Promo was updated with the references to impeachment coverage removed.
  9. I still can't believe they approved that look, loaded it up in their truck, used it through out the entire pregame show, then for some reason changed their mind before kickoff, whipped up some low budget knockoff scorebug and phased out the new inserts for the old ones as the first half progressed. The fact that any of it made air is pretty remarkable.
  10. I see they finally realized having a Mets front office person in their broadcast booth calling national games isn't such a good idea.
  11. WCAU has been running one as well this week. I too think it's to shoulder the impeachment coverage.
  12. Look G was the package KXAS and a handful of Nextar NBC affiliates adopted in the early 2010s.
  13. Interesting. They already produce PA Newsmakers which is distributed across the Commonwealth. I guess they wanted a more locally focused program for Harrisburg.
  14. That's my guess. They didn't seem like she was here on a permanent basis. Also Alicia just an FYI feature story so that rules her out from being off.
  15. Not so fast...back in the 70s they tried to smoke everything Sadly, the station that originated the Eyewitness News brand, KYW is an absolute dumpster fire and is making a complete mockery of the brand.
  16. My guess is she's Walter's new co-anchor on weekends.
  17. He's still WTXF's primary voice so I doubt they'd even consider him even if he wasn't. I still think Paul Turner would be a likely choice and a good fit at that. One from left field would be if Howard Parker would consider doing local work again. He does a lot of work for ABC on the entertainment side already. I think his big dark voice would sound great belting out the opens.
  18. Paul and Bill actually were promo voices for WPVI in the late 90s and 2000s before Charlie took over. Paul is also local based here in the suburbs so his voice wouldn't be foreign to the station and its viewers at all.
  19. Yeah and he's definitely lost his fastball. It's not Jeff Kaye's last opens bad but it ain't too far off. They would best be served finding someone else next time they need opens. (I vote for Paul Turner or Bill Ratner.)
  20. Roundball Rock now being used for FS1 games after only being used for Fox games last year.
  21. They must be going back to the drawing board to rethink the show formats. Traditionally for them, the noon news was predominately a hard news show and when they expanded it to an hour, they had the lighter stuff towards the back end of the second half hour. When the 4PM launched, it was faster paced with the news and features were dispersed through out. The 5PM has always been longer form hard news. With Alicia possibly joining the noon (perhaps only for the 2nd half hour) maybe they want the noon show to become like (or replace) the 4PM and have the 4PM become a harder news show to compete with 10 at 4. As of right now, 10's the only station in that timeslot doing a full hard news hour. 3's doing a complete fluff show (hell they sit on damn couch) and 6 is trying to do both and perhaps they want to get away from that.
  22. Probably a no go now that FOX holds the license for it. Bad move by NBC letting it lapse. I do hope that RSNs pick up William Goldstein's NHL theme though if the plan is to fully move away from Peter Calandra's CSN music collection.
  23. Perhaps Rick and Sharrie are the new 5PM paring, with Rick moving to 10PM and Brian to Noon?
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