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  1. You may want to place WTVF's Nashville Sky 5 on the injured reserve list. It got a few oweee's during that last round of tornadoes.
  2. SF video stringer getting paid by SFPD in bogus search warrants case... https://ktla.com/news/san-francisco-agrees-to-pay-369k-to-journalist-for-police-raids/
  3. Meet the owner of BNC... J.C.Watts https://thegrio.com/2020/02/11/former-republican-congressman-j-c-watts-launches-black-news-channel/
  4. When did the WABC evening anchors quit taking 2-3 hour dinners? Last night? (pssst...don't tell those new kids over at Scripps, they might only get 1/2-1hr lunch)
  5. Honestly folks, This should have happened 30 years ago. Now it should be interesting to see what slant the new channel takes in the re-election year.
  6. Like we used to say in Lone Grove, Ok... "Just take it behind the barn and shoot it...and hurry back inside to watch the end of Dallas on tv." Not really much in the way of "closure" for us in that deal. That makes me sad just to see it die like that.
  7. The Philams in my neighborhood are all sharing ID's on the VPN's so they can watch "TV Patrol" for free... Lumpia and TV Patrol just seem to go together around here.
  8. `Tis the time for Holiday and Christmas cheer here at KBEX-TV This year we took a survey of TVNT members and asked "what should KBEX broadcast on Christmas day?" Well this year it won't just be another Yule Log (tm)...or a piece of flaming poop. This year KBEX-TV Presents... Yule Boris- 2019 Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from all of us at KBEX-TV Surfridge/Socal And from the KBEX-Interns...
  9. Plans, Permits etc... It's NYC for God sake. Yup I would actually say 5-6 years given the process and delays that will be involved. Make NO mistake, the planning has already begun. Of course ABC could take a quicker route...
  10. I would expect all kinds of strange "musical chairs" at all the ABC production/ news studios in the NYC area. The reason is the upcoming move at Columbus square and all the tech craziness that will be part of it. ABC and WABC will need to improvise over the course of the move. IE: EWN being able to work out of Times Square if needed for an hour, week or month. There will need to be some redundancy practiced "just in case"... You plan for the worst, and hope for the best.
  11. Anatomy of a death spiral, of the once proud CNN... Just plain sad to see the network destroyed. https://www.nationalreview.com/magazine/2019/12/31/cnn-is-not-a-news-network/?amp
  12. I agree that's a whole lot of eggs in one basket, but the folks funding this operation must be aware of that possibility. Do you think CNN even considers them a remote threat? Heck No! I don't have a clue who is really behind the whole deal, but the funding seems to be there for now. There must be some timetable for the growth, and a aggressive business plan. This could easily migrate via OTA into a solid diginet once it get a bit more polished. Viewers sure don't seem to care about visual and audio quality much anymore as you of all people know (winky guy emoji). But does anyone (here) remember that first year of CNN? The first year of CNN they would take anything...and air everything, no matter how bad it was, or where it was produced. A bunch of real crappy TV from all over the USA flowed into Atlanta. Taped packages arrived by Greyhound bus ,mail, Federal Express or Airborne Express. A bunch of small time reporters also got some huge breaks when CNN aired those packages from those small markets. CNN also aired some real gems during that time, including portions of one reporters resume tape by mistake one late evening. Train up these kids and their network, and In a few years maybe Sinclair or Byron will buy them. I'm paying very close attention to them.
  13. The entire channel is "training". The goal right now should be perfecting the format, and newsgathering processes. It's also about the growth. Notice the new digs? Who is paying for that? My guess is that once this gets to a certain size with OTA footholds, then prospective buyers and investors might follow. They don't need to be great yet...they just need to get a little better and better each day. They might not have a lot of viewers yet...but the viewers they DO have, are paying attention very closely. If I was CNN, I would be watching my rear view mirror.
  14. Well since it's the south"... they probably just find a willing cousin.
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