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Daily Archives : Mar 28, 2018

ABC’s Flagship Station Gets New President, GM

WABC-TV, the ABC Network’s flagship station in New York, named a new president and general manager, appointing Debra O’Connell to the post. A 20-year ABC veteran, O’Connell has been executive vice president, Sales and Marketing, of Disney|ABC’s consolidated advertising sales…

Corey Feldman Hopitalized After Reportedly Being Stabbed

Actor Corey Feldman was hospitalized early today after an incident in which a number of men reportedly approached his car and, according to the actor, he was stabbed. “Corey says he was stopped at a traffic light Tuesday night in…

Was 2017 the Tipping Point for U.S. Ad Spending on TV?

Television ad spending in the U.S. did something in 2017 that it hadn’t done since the recession year of 2009: It fell. Recode cites new data from eMarketer that says spending on television advertising declined 1.5% last year to $70.2…

The Infamous Cody Family Returns Soon — Here’s an Update on ‘Animal Kingdom’

The infamous Cody family is set to return to TV screens soon, as season three of the hit TNT drama “Animal Kingdom” kicks off May 29. The network released a new trailer today, which you can watch below. “Season three…

Meredith Vieira Named Host of PBS’s ‘The Great American Read’

Press release from PBS, March 28, 2018: PBS announced today that television personality and journalist Meredith Vieira will host THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, a new eight-part television series launching on PBS stations with a two-hour special event on Tuesday, May…

Respected TV and Advertising Executive Debra O’Connell Appointed President and General Manager, WABC-TV

Press release from ABC Owned Television Stations, March 28, 2018: Debra O’Connell has been named the new president and general manager of WABC-TV, the most watched local station in the country, it was announced today by Wendy McMahon, president, ABC…

CNN’s Anderson Cooper and His CNN Colleagues vs. Anderson Cooper, ‘60 Minutes’ Correspondent: A House Divided Against Itself Cannot Stand

The interview with Stormy Daniels — the adult film star and director who claims she once slept with Donald Trump in July 2006 — which was conducted by newsman Anderson Cooper and was broadcast on CBS’s “60 Minutes” this past…