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Spectrum27

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  1. Guess this logo's been designed to go with the Altice logo (as the last one mimicked the old Optimum "ring"). I thought that WABC look (which really sucks) was done in-house (which would explain why).
  2. He doesn't seem to do local stuff. The only things he seems to do now are Adult Swim and his weekend radio show TimeWarp. He voiced Nickelodeon and Nick at Nite for years, plus both HBO and Showtime.
  3. I thought I was hearing things when I caught the tail-end of a topical on Friday morning. I thought maybe my usual morning "just got up" state was making me think I heard Chapin. I was wrong.
  4. Wait, they added an actual video screen there? I thought that was just an Accuweather-themed backdrop they occasionally superimpose stuff over.
  5. It'd be sad, but it'd be a better use of channel space.
  6. If Phoenix was Toronto, then KNXV would've been their equivalent to CityPulse -- a shocking, edgy, informal newscast that dedicated itself to deeper stories -- had the New World domino effect not screwed things up. As it was, they went downhill in two years and went through multiple campaigns and logos trying to find something that worked.
  7. Really? It escaped NBC's tape erasure policy? How many eps are known to be missing?
  8. During that time, they also liked calling their late news as "(name of news op) Primetime", since they were moving their 11PM shows to 10PM/9PM. They mostly stopped this by 97-98.
  9. Steve Kamer's the name. He's done some local news work, including KCAL; I believe he's also the voice of the YES Network too. Ironic, considering it was TVbD that created WOIO/WUAB's "Cleveland Television News" look in 1995-96:
  10. Well, let's hope she'll be kicked upstairs where she can't do a lot of damage. The next step is to remove Vishnu Atreya and put in a scheduler with competence.
  11. Should be noted BET had to leave this after Viacom bought them out since they were then co-owned with Showtime (resulting in BET Movies: Starz! 3 becoming Black Starz and eventually Starz inBlack). But here's something BET didn't sell to Viacom: their own PPV service, previously the independent Action PPV (BET took it over sometime in the late 90s):
  12. Sounds more like a revival of BayTV, a joint-venture of KRON and TCI/AT&T (it was shuttered just prior to AT&T Broadband being gobbled up by Comcast). But no one ever did the 24-Hour News format better than CityPulse.
  13. Maybe they got the KCNC cuts by mistake?
  14. There were a LOT of sets that looked similar. I've counted KNXV's spaceship, as well as WKYC, WUSA, WOIO-WUAB, KSAT, KWGN, WBAL, and WGNX/WGCL as all having used similar sets. Does anyone know who the hell designed these things?!?!
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