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Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Hurricane news bloopers, KDAF makes the change and more

- Steven Tyler says 'Good Morning America' on Today then cusses later
- Reporter gets beaned at World Series
- Bird poops on TV anchor
- Best Hurricane Sandy News Bloopers
- Lauren Freeman slimed live on Local 2

Nightcap springs itself on CW33
Thursday's launch of CW33's Nightcap oftentimes made the Texas State Fair midway seem like the Dallas Arboretum's Chihuly exhibit.

CW33 forecasts meteorologist Rebecca Miller out of its picture
It's official -- both the start date and title of CW33's revamped 9 p.m. newscast and meteorologist Rebecca Miller's disinvite.

Say it fast 10 times
New NBC5 weekend meteorologist is Lindsay Schwarzwaelder

Reunion towers
Former WFAA8 news stars Rowlett, Johnson, Dungan on TV together for first time since 1985.

Press Club of Dallas presented program featuring five women TV news directors
Larissa Hall of KDAF-CW was there. So were Carolyn Mungo of WFAA-ABC, Adrienne Roark of KTVT-CBS, Susan Tully of KXAS-NBC and Robin Whitmeyer of KDFW-FOX. They are the nation’s first group of all-women network television affiliate news directors to serve in one market.

Exclusive October PPM Analysis: Dallas, Houston
ALL ACCESS presents SEPTEMBER PPM market highlights, compiled by the Ratings Experts at RESEARCH DIRECTOR, INC. and powered by XTRENDS, radio's #1 PPM and diary analysis tool.

KILT-AM stream shows up in Arbitrons; Gow touts sports media’s future
As you might expect, Houston sports radio stations had a productive showing in the October Arbitron ratings.

Berlanga lands anchor job in Houston
Martín Berlanga returns to daily news as the solo anchor of Telemundo Houston’s 5 and 10 pm newscasts.

Five Ways You Can Help Your Buddies Without Comcast Follow the Rockets Games
The saga continues with Comcast Sportsnet. Game two of the very young NBA season is upon us and still no deals with U-Verse, DirecTV or Dish Network to carry the sports channel that is the exclusive home to the Rockets and Astros.

Banished show returns to Houston airwaves
It was banished from television decades ago for its racist depiction of African Americans, but the TV show "Amos N Andy" is back on the air, here in Houston.

Tom Abrahams' Sedition
Tom Abrahams' Sedition: A Political Thriller is now available as a physical book.

Jakes Takes honored
Fox 26 KRIV's Jake Hamilton announced he is nominated for the National Entertainment Journalism Award by the Los Angeles Press Club.

Reporter donates kidney to mom
On August 24th, News 4 WOAI reporter Kristina De Leon donated a kidney to her mother at Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital.

Meet KXAN’s newest reporters, anchors
Austin’s NBC affiliate has restaffed after several high-profile departures late last year and early this year, adding a slew of fresh-faced reporters, news anchors, sportscasters and weathercasters.

Spotlighting Austin’s Sports Directors: YNN’s Ricky Doyle, The Cable Guy
YNN Sports Director Ricky Doyle asks a rhetorical question: “What sports director hasn’t complained about not having enough air time?”

Belo Center for New Media dedicated on UT campus
Journalism students at the University of Texas now have a state-of-the-art facility to use as they learn their craft.

- KTRK 13's Casey Curry talks engagement & doggie tweets
- KHOU 11 'Stands for Houston' anchor IDs
- Where is KTRK's Wayne Dolcefino and 13 Undercover?
- Where's KHOU's Leigh Frillici?
- TV's Alan Hemberger becomes radio DJ COMMENT: Click to leave your thoughts on this post here