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Ratner isn't sounding very good these days either, sadly.  I can't think of anyone who would fit that style... maybe they'll go in a complete other direction and nab Chapin like their northern sister did?

 

Chapin WPVI opens would be something.  (Although it would have been better if it were his more robotic early 90s delivery...)

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13 hours ago, HulkieD said:

Ratner isn't sounding very good these days either, sadly.  I can't think of anyone who would fit that style... maybe they'll go in a complete other direction and nab Chapin like their northern sister did?

 

Chapin WPVI opens would be something.  (Although it would have been better if it were his more robotic early 90s delivery...)

 

He's still WTXF's primary voice so I doubt they'd even consider him even if he wasn't. I still think Paul Turner would be a likely choice and a good fit at that. One from left field would be if Howard Parker would consider doing local work again. He does a lot of work for ABC on the entertainment side already. I think his big dark voice would sound great belting out the opens.

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1 minute ago, WCAUTVNBC10 said:

 

My guess is she's Walter's new co-anchor on weekends.

That's my guess too.

Congrats to her on the big get. I know PVI has a great talent on their hands.

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So great to see they are finally adding a full time weekend co-anchor, if that is indeed what they are doing. Sarah can then finally go back to a M-F schedule.

 

They should adjust the weather lineup too. Have Adam on at noon, 4, and 6, and Cecily at 5 (full hour), 10, and 11. Gives them equal air time, relieves David of long mornings, allows at least one of them to get home to their kids at a decent time, and establishes more cohesive teams (Cecily with Rick/Sharrie/Alicia, Adam with Brian/Sarah/Jeanette).

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It looks like the 11pm show is being rebroadcast again, this time at midnight on the zombie LiveWell 6.2. Previous rebroadcasts included the 10pm hour for WPHL being rebroadcast at midnight on 17.2, and the long-running 2am "encore presentation as a service for our late-night viewers" on 6. Glad to see it back!

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6 minutes ago, Action Newsroom said:

Erin O'Hearn returned during the Noon newscast the tease the 4pm.

 

I repeat: Erin O'Hearn returned

Beat me to it, I caught that too. Wonder if she’s filling in for anyone later. All three afternoon/evening ladies were off Friday, and Maggie filled in at 12, 4, and 5, and Alicia was the feature anchor for all 3 shows.

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11 minutes ago, TVNewsLover said:

Beat me to it, I caught that too. Wonder if she’s filling in for anyone later. All three afternoon/evening ladies were off Friday, and Maggie filled in at 12, 4, and 5, and Alicia was the feature anchor for all 3 shows.

 

That's my guess. They didn't seem like she was here on a permanent basis. Also Alicia just an FYI feature story so that rules her out from being off.

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If you thought her quick reappearance at Noon was a fluke, Erin O'Hearn really is back at WPVI with a story during the 4pm. She's one of the station's many great reporters of the past decade and to see her back was a genuine surprise. I hope she'll be back permanently, but it's great to have her return to our TV screens.

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3 hours ago, Action Newsroom said:

Erin O'Hearn returned during the Noon newscast the tease the 4pm.

 

I repeat: Erin O'Hearn returned

 

3 hours ago, WCAUTVNBC10 said:

 

That's my guess. They didn't seem like she was here on a permanent basis. Also Alicia just an FYI feature story so that rules her out from being off.

Erin is filling in for Sarah as feature anchor at 4pm as Sarah is filling in for Jeanette on the main anchor chair. 

4 minutes ago, Action Newsroom said:

If you thought her quick reappearance at Noon was a fluke, Erin O'Hearn really is back at WPVI with a story during the 4pm. She's one of the station's many great reporters of the past decade and to see her back was a genuine surprise. I hope she'll be back permanently, but it's great to have her return to our TV screens.

By the looks of her Facebook page it looks like she’s back permanently. 

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10 minutes ago, TVNewsLover said:

 

Erin is filling in for Sarah as feature anchor at 4pm as Sarah is filling in for Jeanette on the main anchor chair. 

This should've been the lineup. Not to knock on Jeanette, because she is a great anchor and fantastic reporter. But Sarah deserves her promotion and this would've been it.

 

14 minutes ago, TVNewsLover said:

By the looks of her Facebook page it looks like she’s back permanently. 

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How great to see Erin back on the air! I think she’d make an excellent partner for Walter on weekend desk.
 

Perhaps there’s a spot on weekday mornings, too. Matt and Tam stand watch for 3 hours. Over a shorter span from 4p to 6:30p, now seven different anchors share the desk. 

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13 hours ago, SF1964 said:

Erin is co-anchoring with Christie Ileto tonight (Saturday) on the 10PM PHL17 news. 

Did they do the 11pm too? There wasn't a 5pm or 6pm because of college football. 

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5 minutes ago, TVNewsLover said:

Did they do the 11pm too? There wasn't a 5pm or 6pm because of college football. 

Yes, they were both on at 11.

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