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  1. A Chattanooga icon is dead this morning... Former WRCB anchor Bill Markham has passed away at the age of 76, shortly after revealing he was battling ALS. More from the station: https://www.wrcbtv.com/story/40307237/remembering-bill-markham-19422019
  2. Incorrect, that is In-Sink - V.1 to be specific.
  3. An extremely rare treat: KCPM's 24 Reports from Christmas Day 1989! Material of any sort from this market and era is rare as hens' teeth.
  4. Oh, I can do you one better than 1992...how about 1996?
  5. A 1975 close from CFCF's Pulse, using the Tar Sequence:
  6. Ow, that is one cheap look for 1997...then again it is Park. The MG standardization was one heck of an upgrade for several of his stations...
  7. Not quite...it's Ballet 'Homage to the Athletes,' Rock Movement from the '76 Summer Olympics, as used by the CTV National News (and several other American stations).
  8. Not a huge surprise. Having paid semi-regular attention to The Late Feed since coming here, the article isn't kidding about him getting pushed out recently in favor of Ron Jones...
  9. The singers give me a very Dallas-esque vibe, almost like a JAM piece - which I suppose could be another point for Conner as well.
  10. Double post, but I already found it thanks to a tip on the Channel video I'd overlooked. It appears to be a KPM track, Superstar Fanfare (or just Superstar depending on the version). Oddly enough, while the logo sounds right, I couldn't seem to find the version KATU seems to have used. I did, however, find one that ...
  11. That would be me who commented. Compare the melody in the KATU theme with this ident's: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=id=aTa3-a5YTRE;t=20 They're a dead-on match to my ears. I have a weird sense it might be DeWolfe...?
  12. You're welcome for being the one to talk them into uploading the news as well! The open in general seems like it takes a cue or three from .
  13. Okay, this is totally out of left field. I think my thoughts have been echoed by pretty much everyone here...I'm at a loss for any sort of reasoning to do this. Guess we get to sit back and hope they think the offers through...
  14. Man, I don't know what was going on at WAVY in the late 70s/up to this, but it sure seems like they wound up in a timewarp for a while. I mean, comparing the seemingly near-zero budget of a lot of this look with - to quote a promo from the era, it's "the difference between night and day".
  15. It's both interesting and not very surprising that they're breaking up WCTV and WSWG. 44 is more or less useless in its current form - from a quick check of the FCC contours, WCTV's digital stick puts a better signal into Albany proper than the satellite designed to do just that. The question is what they're going to do with it...
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