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2 minutes ago, jase said:

It’s my understanding NewsNation is expected to use that studio/space for their morning newscast (and other programs possibly). 

 

Unlikely WGN would have access to the studio after construction work is complete, but you never know.

 

The morning show was my first thought, too, but with 2 separate studio spaces, I couldn't convince myself into that making any sense. I thought maybe it could work as a generic presentation/performance area, available to either occupant, but you're probably right.

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23 minutes ago, 24994J said:

 

The morning show was my first thought, too, but with 2 separate studio spaces, I couldn't convince myself into that making any sense. I thought maybe it could work as a generic presentation/performance area, available to either occupant, but you're probably right.


Having 1 main studio and mini one upstairs wouldn’t be enough for NN, so it makes sense for them to take over Studio 1.  
 

The days of indoor presentation/performance space is likely over for WGN. I would expect them to utilize space outdoors (weather permitting) for such things (or within their own studio/space).

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On 5/27/2021 at 3:33 PM, Georgie56 said:

Noooo that is misleading WMAQ WLS and WGN all tied with a 1.4. WGN hit the 1.4 at 9pm. WMAQ and WLS have 1.4 at 10pm.

WGN has 1.0 at 10pm. WFLD’s late news is at a 0.8. WBBM is running on fumes at 0.4.

So technically you are right but it’s not the whole story. I’ve been watching WMAQ , WLS is too sterile , WGN is too boring , WBBM good investigating reporting but everything else is a nightmare, and WFLD ticked me off when they got rid of Bill Bellis.

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Feder finally talking about what we've known about for almost a month. Sometimes we kinda scoop.

 

https://www.robertfeder.com/2021/06/03/chicagos-goes-digital-wgn-news-now/

 

And with the digital duo getting an interview on the Midday News, does that effectively make them the midday B-team? 😂

 

https://wgntv.com/midday-news/meet-the-wgn-news-now-team/

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33 minutes ago, 24994J said:

Feder finally talking about what we've known about for almost a month. Sometimes we kinda scoop.

 

https://www.robertfeder.com/2021/06/03/chicagos-goes-digital-wgn-news-now/

 

And with the digital duo getting an interview on the Midday News, does that effectively make them the midday B-team? 😂

 

https://wgntv.com/midday-news/meet-the-wgn-news-now-team/

What I don't think we were aware of was WGN's foray into Spanish-language broadcasts with this platform... Which I agree with Feder is a wise move given the May Sweeps numbers... If only CBSN Chicago was that insightful with their digital platform!

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52 minutes ago, GodfreyGR said:

What I don't think we were aware of was WGN's foray into Spanish-language broadcasts with this platform...

 

Ahem...

 

On 5/14/2021 at 11:37 PM, 24994J said:

A segment from the Spanish edition:

 

 

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7 hours ago, 24994J said:

Q13 meteorologist and Oak Park native Tim Joyce is coming home to round out the weekend morning news team.

 

https://wgntv.com/news/tim-joyce-joins-wgn-news-as-wgn-weekend-morning-news-weather-anchor/

Nice to know that they were still interested in filling that position. I was concerned that they were never going to fill it due to cost-cutting measures. Welcome to the team, Tim!

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