News from TV News Check

  • Hanna Battah Named KDFW Weekend A.M. Anchor
    on May 23, 2018 at 1:18 pm


  • Comcast Confirms It Wants 21st Century Fox
    on May 23, 2018 at 12:49 pm

    Comcast said Wednesday that it's in the "advanced stages" of preparing its bid and said it would be at least as favorable as Disney's $52.4 billion offer. […]

  • Bolster Your Cybersecurity Strategy Planning
    on May 23, 2018 at 12:19 pm

    TVNewsCheck’s Cybersecurity for Broadcasters Retreat in June will kick off with a “Developing and Implementing a Strategy” session led by David McLeod, chief information and security officer at Cox Enterprises and Cox Media Group and featuring Shane Miner, senior director, media technology at WGBH Boston, and John Reilly, executive director, IT and enterprise systems at KQED San Francisco. […]

  • More News Doesn't Curb Fox Syndie Appetite
    on May 23, 2018 at 10:22 am

    The Fox station group is adding more than 45 additional hours of news in 11 markets this year, but, say group execs, that doesn't mean its interest in first-run shows is waning. On the contrary, says CEO Jack Abernethy (above), the group is depending on first-run more than ever and will be testing a "full slate" of new shows this summer and fall, including a dating show, a game show developed in house and a video clip show from Warner Bros. […]

  • 'Roseanne' Ends Season On A Hopeful Note
    on May 23, 2018 at 9:58 am

    Politics made an immediate impact in the first episode of the ABC reboot, when it was clear that Roseanne Conner embraced President Donald Trump, while her sister, Jackie, was a staunch opponent. Barr said she was thrilled that so many people have tuned in every week and that many of the hot-button issues that were raised in the reboot will continue in the coming season. […]

  • CBS Tops TV Season For 10 Straight Years
    on May 22, 2018 at 11:06 pm

    NBC won the season among viewers 18-49, the demographic its advertisers care most about, for the fourth time in five years. CBS won the last full week of the TV season, averaging 6.6 million viewers. NBC had 5 million viewers, ABC had 4.5 million, Fox had 2.5 million, Univision had 1.5 million, the CW and IonTelevision had 1.2 million and Telemundo had 1.1 million. […]

  • WCVB's Holmes Ward To Get Honorary Doctorate
    on May 22, 2018 at 10:57 pm


  • 'Cheyenne' Star Clint Walker Dies At 91
    on May 22, 2018 at 9:10 pm


  • Dow Finishes Down 179, Nasdaq Falls 16
    on May 22, 2018 at 9:02 pm

    Stocks sank late Tuesday as smaller companies and industrials faded. For most of the day stocks were on track for small gains. Automakers rose after China said it will reduce duties on imported cars in July, a sign the U.S. and China could resolve some of their differences on trade. Banks climbed as Congress prepared to loosen some of the rules that have governed the industry since the 2008 financial crisis. […]

  • Nielsen Adds YouTube TV To Local Ratings
    on May 22, 2018 at 6:21 pm

    The social media service's viewing will be tracked with Nielsen's Digital in TV Ratings that allows for the reporting of a single metric, including linear viewing on digital devices, with the traditional linear TV audience metrics. […]