Thursday, January 27, 2011

Sexy female anchors, KTRK 13 attacks Chron; apologizes for something else plus more

Study: Sexy Female Anchors Distract Male Viewers
According to scholars from Indiana University, female anchors who are easy on the eyes make it difficult for male viewers to remember the news.

KTRK 13 Officially Regrets Making Joke About Pizza Delivery Kid Who Died
KTRK issued an official editor's note about its coverage of Jonathan Kokel, the 19-year-old pizza delivery man who lost control of his car and ended up in a lake reports The Houston Press.

KTRK 13's Tim Heller slams Chronicle weather "reporting"
KTRK 13 weatherman Tim Heller goes after The Houston Chronicle's weather reports blogHOUSTON tells us.

TV anchors, reporters across S.A. mourn news boss’ passing
News anchors, reporters and executives across San Antonio mourned the passing of innovative and dedicated TV newsman Greg Koelfgen. The KABB news director died Monday at the age of 53.
- Fox San Antonio report video (Thanks Jay)

Bobby Bones starts his day with Kelly Ripa on Live!
96.7 KISS-FM morning man Bobby Bones fills in for the retiring Regis Philbin.

Yet again, English separates us from Brits
Ken Hoffman gives it six months before CNN unloads Piers Morgan and finds somebody who speaks American. The only things missing on Morgan are a top hat, cane and monocle. That would make him Mister Peanut, who would have been a better choice than Morgan.

WFAA sportscaster speaks on covering recruiting scandal
Dale Hansen, a sportscaster for WFAA 8 and Peabody Award winner, spoke about his breaking coverage of the Southern Methodist University football recruiting scandal Tuesday.

Houston comic talks Houston comedy
Bob Biggerstaff is a professional comedian local to Houston. He has been on Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central's Live at Gotham, the Bob and Tom Radio Show, and headlines at comedy clubs around the nation.

Direct Access, a half-hour weekly hip-hop, urban entertainment show
KDAF 33 Dallas and other Tribune stations will debut the weekly urban entertainment series this fall.

YouTubed Beaumont Catfights Freak Texas Out
The Southeast Texas portion of the Internet is a-crackle with a report out of Beaumont about fight videos produced by their local youth, some of them shot at area high schools with teenage bystanders egging on the participants.

The 'Jersey Shore' Cast Heads To Italy
After spending a season in Miami and then returning to their Seaside Heights home, the cast of MTV's hit reality series "Jersey Shore" is going international.
- MTV's ‘Skins’ Viewership Plunges For Its Second Airing

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
- KTVT CBS 11 image promo spots
- Local TV reporter in compromising position
- KPRC 2's assistant ND Kathy Williams leaving the station

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