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jerseyfla last won the day on December 12 2020

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  1. Cheap Charlie’s target of only non-sports viewers is almost complete.
  2. On New Year’s Day, ewjxn is going to upload a full February 1983 newscast from WTSP.
  3. Yes all correct. WFTS would keep the same graphics and blue logo until the switch was complete in December. There were no news cut-ins at 25/55 after the hour but there was a still graphic with background music during local weather cut-ins.
  4. I remember when WTSP showed the MDA Labor Day telethon that year they were advertising CBS This Morning and The Price Is Right moving on September 12th. Only the network morning shows and morning daytime shows which was only TPIR and ABC’s Mike and Maty at that time switched channels prior to December 12th.
  5. Because ole Uncle Joe in rural SEC country can't miss his all important Saturday night Andy Griffith Show rerun! (Sarcasm)
  6. It looks like a throwback to sister WTVT's 1978-1989 logo. WTVT | Logopedia | Fandom
  7. They had this fantastic look and sound for maybe a little over a year and then Scripps went and ruined it with a switch to a standard package which was a huge step down.
  8. Forgive me if this was already posted. From The Media Stash YouTube Channel by Roma Torre A bunch of TV nostalgia, mostly from Pittsburgh. I don't think Roma posted these on her old channel that got killed. The Media Stash - YouTube Two of my favorites below that helped me learn more about the Pittsburgh market. 50 years of Pittsburgh TV and Radio with great clips with a long promo from WPXI's 1981 call letter and image change. 1998 video documentary about the Ethical Dilemma of TV News by Patti Burns
  9. Roma Torre former News 12 Long Island and NY1 anchor and daughter of legendary KDKA anchor/reporter Marie Torre took down her YouTube channel. No reason known (Altice copyright striking?) but her channel had tons of airchecks from News 12 Long Island from the late 80s and early 90s! Clips never seen again until her channel. Definitely childhood nostalgia for me as my mom and dad were obsessed with News 12 when I was growing up before we moved to Florida when I was 9.
  10. The New York Style theme would later be used on the Florida Lottery's Game Show Flamingo Fortune from 1995-1997.
  11. Mike Abinanti who runs a video production company posted a bunch of opening title masters from Pinnacle Productions on YouTube. The most notable being 1988-89 ABC Sports Opens with the “I Wandered By A Brookside” theme. Monday Night Football https://youtu.be/3M7VLgLP0a8 Boxing MLB League Championship Series College Football College Basketball 1989 Thursday Night Baseball (For their final season ABC moved Monday Night Baseball to Thursdays) 1989 World Series (This version of the theme was not used for the World Series though)
  12. This was just an old picture he posted for memories. He is not coming back to TV (yet).
  13. Former Miami News Anchor and Reporter Michele Gillen has passed away. Michele worked at WPLG, WTVJ, and WFOR.
  14. I’m going to miss his annual Thank God For Kids segment every Christmas time. I have never lived in the DFW area but I watch it on WFAA’s website every year. Dale is the one of the last great local sports anchors that will tell it like it is.
  15. Sadly, we are about a few hours from a handful of Local network affiliates/O&Os becoming just news services outside of network shows. I think we have only the hours of 10am, 1pm, and 2pm (Don’t start a list!) where there hasn’t been a newscast in that slot. Probably 15 years ago, I laughed when someone brought up the premise of a local morning newscast beginning at 4:30am. I said what are they going to call it, “Channel xx News, Graveyard Edition”?!!
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