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newsteam13 last won the day on February 10

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  1. https://gfycat.com/whichreadygreendarnerdragonfly
  2. Pisses me off to no end. I loved Sloan's channel, and I too am worried that NewsActive3's channel might be taken down. I love old school newscasts, promos, theme music, as the next homie. I especially saw some of Denver's content from 1992 (KUSA, KCNC and KWGN). I'll start cussing up a storm if something happens to old school TV news content on YouTube. Moreover, seeing these promos and newscasts again brings back memories, even for me as a kid in the 80s loving newscasts.
  3. Man, I miss those days when news opens with anchor billing started the newscasts. Names of the anchor team, the meteorologist and sportscaster were all mentioned at the beginning of the show, not in the delayed talent open. I wish those days would come back. I especially loved those news opens with network announcers opening the show, including when those announcers said the names of the talent in the news open. For instance, ABC announcer Ernie Anderson opened the newscast for ABC affiliates, even when he said the newscast title EYE-wwwitness News!
  4. hour long version of NewsNation...That's what I said! I said it before and I'll say it again. How about an hour-long version of NewsNation? Or, even a half-hour version? Air that version on Nexstar-owned FOX, CW and MNTV affiliates that DON'T HAVE a national nightly newscast. It would be like the days of the Independent Network News. Produced by WPIX New York, and distributed to independent stations without a national newscast, even indies owned by Tribune back then.
  5. FOX31 KDVR is still part of the pool, along with the others (ABC7 KMGH, CBS4 KCNC, CW2 KWGN and NBC9 KUSA). Oh, and BTW, how much DOES it cost for a TV station to have its own helicopter? I'm talking purchase of the chopper, operating costs and maintenance (fuel, repairs, etc). I think a Bell JetRanger costs $1 million to buy (click here), and the Eurocopter AS350 costs around $2.4 million (click here) And within a day, how many hours does it take for a chopper to be in the air? For traffic reports, breaking news, whatever?
  6. Chopper sharing with some or all stations in one market...that is nothing new. Where I'm at (Denver), one news helicopter is used by ALL Denver stations. KWGN calls itself SKY 2, CBS 4 still calls itself Copter 4, KUSA still calls itself Sky 9...all despite all stations using ONE, and ONLY ONE, blue-colored news helicopter. What a depressing story of our times. WPXI NBC 11 in Pittsburgh is not alone in the grief, according to the comments on the instagram post. Oh, how the competitive edge, uniqueness and glory days of TV news is gone forever.
  7. NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN News Intros from KNBC during its NEWS 4 LA days...AND WITH PRISTINE QUALITY!!!!
  8. Yes it is! It's called the CBS-AM package, which KRDO was using in 1994 with (a) a lipstick makeover of the old set and (b) graphics. By this time in 1995, KRDO had just gotten a new set (with a new news open and graphics to go along with it). KRDO was still using the CBS-AM package, they just changed the cuts to reflect the new set in 1995. One year later in 1996, KRDO kept the 1995 news open, but they switched to another Gari theme, which was Image News, first used by Hearst stations.
  9. Just came across this NEW graphics package for CBS affiliate WINK-TV. Looks fun and simple to make, as it is fun to watch. Combination of Scripps and TEGNA together. Looks like it was done on After Effects
  10. One of my favorite news themes is the KPRC NBC2 Custom Package from Toby Arnold and Associates. NBC2 in Houston used that theme from 1988 until 1992. In this broadcast of Channel 2 News Nightcast from 1989, we'll get to hear the almost complete closing theme at the 24:48 mark Then for the 6pm newscast from 1990, we get to hear a different closing theme at the 28:29 mark, which is part of the KPRC custom news theme package
  11. Ahhh, the CNN Headline News I remember. It was where America could watch a 30-minute national newscast every half hour 24/7. World and National news that was ready when WE were. While we were having breakfast, on our lunch break, after dinner, before bed, whenever! We knew what was going on (across the country and around the world) every chance we got during the day EVERY DAY. That's just not the case anymore
  12. What in the name of Armen Keteyian (of CBS News and Sports)?
  13. Talk about FOX ATTITUDE right there...especially in the news open. Feels like WSVN up in here throughout the show!
  14. No 5 logo OR the NBC peacock whatsoever. Just the name WRAL NEWS. What gives?
  15. at the 5:52 mark - we get to hear the near-complete closing theme, which was part of the KIRO news theme package done locally by the Seattle Symphony. It was almost like listening to the theme from the CBS Evening News with Dan Rather; it had a thunderous, pounding orchestral sound. In My Opinion, News Outside the Box was the XFL of local newscast. I mean, it was a brilliant, totally badass idea, but unfortunately, it never caught on with the Seattle news audience.

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