Monday, September 29, 2014

Shreveport Station Names Husband/Wife Anchor team


KTAL/Channel 6/Shreveport has announced its new anchor team for the station's weekday evening newscasts,5, 6, 10.  The husband/wife team of Dan and Jacque Jovic will be anchoring all three weekday evening newscasts.  The Jovics joined KTAL in October 2012, Dan has been the morning co-anchor and Jacque has been the evening co-anchor.  It's not known who will be the new co-anchor of the morning program.   Nick LaFave left the station in August. 

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

KARK Hopes the Early Bird Gets the Viewers.....


KARK/Channel 4/Little Rock has announced changes to its morning program.  Beginning Monday, September 29th KARK Today will begin at 4am...and have new faces.  A press release says the 4am to 5am hour will be hosted by Aaron Nolan and meteorologist Natalie Walters.  

"We've seen a trend of people waking up earlier and either turning on the television or jumping on social media," said KARK 4 News Director Austin Kellerman.  "This additional hour will be targeted specifically to them."

 Mallory Brooks and meteorologist Greg Dee will join the pair for the 5am to 7am hours.  KARK Today will be the earliest starting morning program in the Little Rock market as all the others begin at 4:30am. 

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Former KTHV Sportscaster Passes Away

Former KTHV/Channel 11/Little Rock Sportscaster Max Morgan has passed away.  Morgan was on the air at Channel 11 during the 1980's.  According to KTHV, Morgan left Little Rock in 1989 for Baltimore..then on to KDFW in Dallas for 20 years.  Morgan was in the hospital being treated for congestive heard failure and passed away Monday.   KTHV has a tribute posted on its website. 

Monday, September 22, 2014

7 Is The One in July 2014

Better late than never huh?  The numbers from the July Nielson Ratings book are in.  Arkansas Business.com has all the numbers and analysis for your viewing pleasure.   The numbers show KATV swept all but one of the news broadcasts for the month of July. 

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

KATV Hires New Weekend Sports Guy

Well KATV/Channel 7/Little Rock seems to have found its new weekend sports anchor.  Kyle Deckelbaum from WKBT/Channel 8/La Crosse, WI is joing the Channel 7 crew.  Kyle is a Washington DC native.Kyle posted his departure from WKBT on its sports face book page.