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Tuesday, August 10, 2010

KIAH 39's NewsFix worries TV anchors, Jonathan Novack talks and more

KIAH-TV's plan to air anchorless news has NYC anchors wondering where bond with viewers has gone
Word that KIAH 39 Houston is considering anchorless news called NewsFix has TV anchors wondering whether this is the next wave of TV news or just a stunt to draw attention by a station with low ratings.

The Bachelor Pad Weatherman reveals all: Jonathan Novack spills on his tell-all, his comedy career and Ali
Jimmy Kimmel and everyone else may refer to him as "The Weatherman" but we still think of Jonathan Novack as our hometown heartthrob.

Call former KENS 5 anchor 'Judge Marrou'
Maybe KENS-TV should launch a new afternoon show called "Judge Chris," considering the station's most popular anchorman in San Antonio history just added that title to his resume.

Russ Martin Scores Early
Russ Martin returned to the North Texas airwaves on July 12, and in the first three days, he brought in some big numbers for KEGL 97.1. In the 18-to-34 demo, during the 6 to 10 a.m. slot, he took the station from No. 15 to No. 3.

Fox News' Digital Divide
Dominant cable news net’s site lags rival Why?

Who is spending money on Houston radio
The #1 radio advertiser in Houston last week was Gallery Furniture with 855 spots. Coming in #2, was Verizon with 801 ads, while Chase was #3, up from #67, with 635 commercials.

Six reasons to watch local news project TBD’s launch
Washington DC television station WJLA and parent company launch new kind of news website.

Fox bets on BlogHer
Twentieth Century Fox is betting that BlogHer -- the world's largest conference for social networking women -- is on its way to becoming the new Comic-Con. COMMENT: Click to leave your thoughts on this post here