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AJClementeFan69 last won the day on April 13 2016

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  1. AJClementeFan69

    FOX/UPN/CW with Eyewitness News or Action News

    I don't think there's ever been an example of a Fox or otherwise affiliate becoming EWN/AN as a Fox affiliate. The new world stations using the EWN brandings (WTVT/WJBK/WAGA) inherited over. In fact, none of them initially branded as "Fox # Eyewitness News" until about 1996. The "Fox # EWN" brand became, whether it was intended to or not, a transitional brand to full Foxification. Otherwise the only examples of it currently are duopolies (think of WFOX/WJAX, the Nexstar duopolies that brand as "Eyewitness News", etc.)
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    WISC (finally) getting a new set

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    New KOLR Graphics / Possible New Nexstar Package?

    These Nexstar logos are so formulaic. Blech. They're making the Quincy logos look good by comparison.
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    November 2018 Sweeps Results

    I can tell you which one the people who pay the bills are looking at.
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    November 2018 Sweeps Results

    Once again, Pittsburgh remains a competitive market and one of the few left IMO with three very solid news operations.
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    WISC (finally) getting a new set

    I hope they keep the graphics. Probably one of the best mid-market packages out there.
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    WISC (finally) getting a new set

    After almost 18 years, looks like WISC in Madison is finally getting a new set. They're on a (very dark looking) temporary newsroom set right now.
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    MI News 26 Founder Starting National News Network

    Lol. Even calling any of this quixotic would be kind and generous. The only reason MI News 26 has "succeeded" is because its audience is, frankly, a bunch of yokels who have no idea what news is. I've watched the product and it's not like there's a whole lot of boots-on-the-ground reporting aside from the segments that essentially amount to Nonprofit of the Day. It looks good to a lot of people on here because a lot of people on here don't care about anything beyond nice graphics.
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    Discovered composers & publishers of music themes

    Anyone know if this is a cut of Total News by Cue11 or a different pack (potentially also by them)? A really sexy open regardless.
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    November 2018 Sweeps Results

    I truly believe Tegna's business philosophy ignores ratings. I don't think they care they run a #2/#3 news operation if they can keep the labor costs down (i.e. no old anchors commanding paid for experience, use of MMJs in large markets, etc.) to a level where they can run higher margins.
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    WFLD/KTNV theme - Chris Crane?

    Anyone else think this is almost certainly a Crane piece? If you listen to this montage, the horns in the headline bed portion sound almost identical to "7 News" -- not to mention that WFLD dropped this for Crane's NMSA-dubbed "WSVN 1998" in 1996 (perhaps KTTV 1995 would be a more accurate name).
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    Question about Market/Network Dominance

    Because there is none.
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    WVEC getting the “Tegna Set-in-a-Box”

    At least it's not as bad as some of the Gray stations' camera set ups, which literally don't have prompter glass at all, and the anchor is forced to look above or below the camera to read the teleprompter. Some of them even seem to use the kind of tiny cameras you might see on a WX patio or a newsroom shot (don't know the technical term) jerry-rigged into studio cameras (see WLUC). It's pathetic.
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    Question about Market/Network Dominance

    Still...WWJ and KDNL are in major markets.
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    Question about Market/Network Dominance

    I feel like it's a lot rarer to see a dominant CBS affiliate in a top 100 market than a dominant NBC tbh. The network's O&Os, outside of WCCO and KDKA, are longtime also-rans. Maybe I'm wrong, but only WBNS, KWCH, KCCI, WKYT, WHIO, WFSB (?), and perhaps WTVF stick out as "dominant" -- at least in terms of ratings and product. The New World switches really hit them. Perhaps you could add WDBJ -- I'm not sure what Gray has done to them. KUTV is getting there now that KSL's star has dramatically fallen. Otherwise it seems like CBS's most dominant stations are in sub-100s (KELO, KOLN/KGIN, WCTV, WBOC, etc) I would go so far as to say CBS, on the balance, probably has the weakest top-100 stations of the big-3s and it's not even close. (The O&Os-esp WWJ, WGCL, WTSP, WUSA, WNCN, KMTV, KGAN, WDEF, WIAT, etc). ABC is probably second on account of having duds like KDNL, WXLV and WLNE. I would say NBC has the strongest.

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