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  • HR Exec Under Moonves Gets $6M CBS Payout
    by Mark Miller on October 15, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    Anthony Ambrosio, the chief human resources and chief administrative officer, who began his career at CBS in 1985, was handed his walking papers earlier this week under interim CEO Joseph Ianniello. In addition to the fat payout, Ambrosio exits the Tiffany Network with an eight-month consulting gig worth $800,000. CBS can then retain the exec for $100,000 a month. CBS said Laurie Rosenfield will fill the exec’s shoes in the newly created role of chief people officer. The post HR Exec Under Moonves Gets $6M CBS Payout appeared first on TV News Check. […]

  • Dow Moves Up 287, Nasdaq Jumps 168
    by Mark Miller on October 12, 2018 at 8:55 pm

    A rally among tech stocks Friday helped snap a losing streak. Major U.S. indexes ended the week down about 4%, their worst weekly loss in six months. An index measuring the performance of small-company stocks had its worst week since early 2016. The post Dow Moves Up 287, Nasdaq Jumps 168 appeared first on TV News Check. […]

  • NBC’s Mike Wells To Direct Final NASCAR Race
    by Mark Miller on October 12, 2018 at 7:13 pm

    The post NBC’s Mike Wells To Direct Final NASCAR Race appeared first on TV News Check. […]

  • CNN’s $100M Problem: Airplane Viewers
    by Mark Miller on October 12, 2018 at 6:38 pm

    Sometime in the next week, CNN's parent company Turner will be filing court papers providing evidence for how it has allegedly been cheated by Dish Network out of license payments for the cable news network. The case has remained under the radar for more than a year since it was initially filed under seal. The post CNN’s $100M Problem: Airplane Viewers appeared first on TV News Check. […]

  • Alec Baldwin Vows To Break The Talk Show Model
    by Mark Miller on October 12, 2018 at 6:31 pm

    He doesn't see an upside to being overly political on the new The Alec Baldwin Show on ABC at 10 p.m. The show features candid one-on-one conversations with celebrities and cultural icons. Baldwin plans to pick up where his Here's the Thing podcast left off, employing his unfiltered, provocative interview style. The post Alec Baldwin Vows To Break The Talk Show Model appeared first on TV News Check. […]

  • Manhattan DA Drops Part Of Weinstein Case
    by Mark Miller on October 12, 2018 at 6:24 pm

    Harvey Weinstein looked on as a judge agreed to dismiss the lone charge related to Lucia Evans, who helped spark the #MeToo movement a year ago when she told The New Yorker that the Hollywood mogul had forced her to perform oral sex in 2004 when she was a college student and fledgling actress. The post Manhattan DA Drops Part Of Weinstein Case appeared first on TV News Check. […]

  • WJHG Updates Panama City Via Facebook Live
    by Mark Miller on October 12, 2018 at 6:16 pm

    The post WJHG Updates Panama City Via Facebook Live appeared first on TV News Check. […]

  • Nebraska Broadcasters Donate $5,000 To BFA
    by Mark Miller on October 12, 2018 at 6:08 pm

    The gift is to aid broadcasters impacted by Hurricanes Florence and Michael and is The post Nebraska Broadcasters Donate $5,000 To BFA appeared first on TV News Check. […]

  • KTVT Adds Investigative Reporter Alanna Autler
    by Mark Miller on October 12, 2018 at 4:29 pm

    The post KTVT Adds Investigative Reporter Alanna Autler appeared first on TV News Check. […]

  • ‘Station 19’ Hits Series High, NBC Comedies Struggle
    by Mark Miller on October 12, 2018 at 3:48 pm

    A crossover with Grey's Anatomy on Thursday carried Station 19 to its best ratings ever. The second-year Grey's spinoff delivered a 1.3 rating among adults 18-49, up 0.2 over its premiere a week ago, and 6.5 million viewers, an 11% improvement over its previous high (5.86 million). It also retained its lead-in's audience better than it ever had. The post ‘Station 19’ Hits Series High, NBC Comedies Struggle appeared first on TV News Check. […]