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posted by ATN @ 10:45 PM
Congratulations to Jancey and her new, larger family!
Wow i thought she only had one big as she was.
Jancey is going to be a wonderful mother! Congrats, J! Enjoy those kids.
OMG every body! Jancee was pregnent? I thought she was just puttin on the pounds! LOL!!!
Jancey is a quality person who deserves lots of happiness.
Way to go Rob!!!! You and Jancy will make great parents!
At least they gave the kids better names than Jancey.
I think Jancey is a great name. It's unique.
Melissa Simas is a bad name. But there is one worse Mike Francis.
"'tween the" would be a good good name since that is where the kids were made!
"I think Jancey is a great name. It's unique."Jancey, shouldn't you be taking care of your babies instead of on the computer? And to all those bloggers who always talk about how "hot" Jancey is, let's see how much you say that now that she's popped out a couple of kids. Mark my words, it'll be just the way it was with Dawn Scott, no offense Dawn.And quit picking on Melissa. Jealousy doesn't become you.
jancey didn't get that big during pregnancy, so she'll still be hot after the kids.
OK Rob, keep thimking positive.
Kristin Fisher has sure been a flash in the pan huh? She came in as the hot redhead with the big smile and did that thing with the van traveling all cross the state. Now she's faded to just another reporter.Jancey is pretty and nice and a pro. That's why we like her.
Hey the new weather guy on 4 morning news? Not being offensive but seriously he is so feminine!
maybe, but he's a really great person, and a lot of fun outside of work.
But that doesn't necessarily make a great weather anchor.
What is wrong with them? Don't they know the given names of twins are supposed to rhyme? Like Jancey and Pantsy. Good grief! Some people just ain't got no culture.
I wish Meredith Mitchell were twins!She is the hottest thing in town!!!
8:25 a.m.Thank you for your comment, Mr. Ed.By the way, when did you learn to type, although I knew you could use the telephone.
WWWWiillllBurrrrrr, Loves Meredith Mitchell,too!!!
OH what beautiful babies. Congratulations!!!
This could be what would happen if you would marry me Yalanda Young!
Congratulations to Jancey and her new family! What a blessing times 2!!!
Jancey...I am sorry you have to read through all the ridiculous juvenile crap on this blog to get to those of us who sincerely want to say Congratulations. Your twins are beautiful!
HEY 10:02 WE LOVE YOU TOO LOSER!
10:02 would you date me baby!!!! we come make twins!!!!!!!
Those kids look suspiciously like Ed Buckner
jancey i am sorry you have to read this. shut the hell up!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
KAIT WOULD HIRE THEM THIS YOUNG.
Wow! They DO look like Ed Buckner don't they?I kept wondering why he took so much time off.
Football over the convention Channel 4? Really? Wow, the bad judgement over there really is limitless. I don't care if it was on a dozen other channels, you lost some credibility tonight.
does anyone have mickey goodwin's baby pictures.
Channel 4 was contracted to run the game. The station didn't have to carry the convention at all. I thought it was great they showed the entire speech and delayed their newscast. Viewers got to see the game and the speech. I would also bet that more people were watching the game than the convention coverage.
"I would also bet that more people were watching the game than the convention coverage."That's a bet you would lose F-tard.
Football over the convention Channel 4? Really?It was just the Democratic Convention.
Did anyone else see the KARK weatherman sitting in a car wearing a poncho and goggles and telling everyone that it was raining hard and the wind was blowing in a town in Louisiana while his picture jumped around? Oh the drama!CNN and The Weather Channel provided all the weather coverage we needed.
Francis looked like a cross between Jame Gumb and Jr. Birdman.What a waste of money.
Yes, I saw Francis and thought he looked like a complete goober. During the Six, he advsied that he had them on because it is what all the cool weather guys do (wear goggles) so they "can see flying debris" in a hurricane. Funny, he was the only goofball I saw wearing swim goggles on any of the national coverage I've seen the past 36 hours. What an idiot.
He is a wannabe weatherman actor. I guess he thought that everyone in the nation could see him. Yes, with those Wal-Mart goggles he looked like a bi-plane pilot of the 30's. What a goober.Why did he have the goggles on and parka covering his head while he was in the car?Can't wait to see the promos showing him braving the storm and saving lives in Louisiana.
I watched Mike Francis' hurricane report with my 9 and 12 year old daughters and we had the biggest laugh.What a goofball wearing swim goggles.He really takes himself too seriously. What a joke! His report told us nothing that we didn't already know. That hurricanes bring in a lot of wind and rain.
Actually it all boiled down to a commercial for Honda "Element" as he kept patting it and mentioning the name plus the camera guy getting a shot of the HONDA logo on the side of the vehicle. Actually, I think the HONDA logo was larger than the KARK logo. Isn't that called a "trade out?"I would have been more impressed if it had been a Range Rover.
I think Mike Francis is the best chief meteorologist in the state --if not the nation -- if not the world.Signed,Mike Francis
Rumor is that the whole thing was filmed in a drive-thru car wash on Rodney Parham Road. Total cost: $1.25
Any truth to the rumor that Mike and Meredith are having a baby togehter?
I find it amazing that mike kept saying he was chasing the storm, like it took real skills to find it. HOW TO FIND A HURRICANE by Mike swimeyes Francis1. Drive south toward large storm2 Put on swim goggles3 Get on tv and act like its a big deal.4. Think its the greatest thing since sliced bread.And yes I believe most of the people on tv take themselves too serious.
I see the dicks have taken oven the forums again. I thought this was about Jancey's babies, and a chance for people to say congrats to her. Instead the online forum terrorists have stolen the show again.
Funny thing about all the talk about a goober and stuff like that is this: You were all watching.
Funny thing about all the talk about a goober and stuff like that is this: You were all watching.Yeah, but nobody takes him seriously anymore after that. It was really funny.
"Funny thing about all the talk about a goober and stuff like that is this: You were all watching."Yeah, so big deal. We're in the business. We watch the other stations. But ain't hardly anyone watching you F-tards.
"I thought this was about Jancey's babies, and a chance for people to say congrats to her. Instead the online forum terrorists have stolen the show again."Oh boo-hoo. Jancey and her brats have had their time in the spotlight. She's not that great and has had more than her fair share of attention. Popping out a couple of kids doesn't maker her so special. GET OVER IT.
"I thought this was about Jancey's babies, and a chance for people to say congrats to her. Instead the online forum terrorists have stolen the show again."All because the weathercasteractor acts like a fool.
"Oh boo-hoo. Jancey and her brats have had their time in the spotlight. She's not that great and has had more than her fair share of attention. Popping out a couple of kids doesn't maker her so special. GET OVER IT"Someone is a very bitter person, and yes I know who you are. You had better be careful posting this at work, each of these slanderous posts have ip's attached to them. That means that these can be applied in a court case, and get you in a ton of hot water..... and a lawsuit.
Ok, I thought that comment about Jancey was dumb, but it certainly wasn't slanderous. Slander is saying something unture, and this dumb a** was giving an opinion, not saying anything untrue.
Ratings are out, and it would be nice to have a new post to discuss something besides this stuff.
The Weather Channel's Jim Cantore wears goggles all the time in the height of the storm. If it's good enough for Jim Cantore, it's good enough for a weather guy from Little Rock.
Thanks for the above post Mike. So I guess you saying you can come up something on your own?
Mike, I know Jim Cantore, Jim Cantore is a friend of mine, Mike Francis, you are no Jim Cantore!You are just a major goofball who reports the weather.
Anybody know what Brett is up to now? When is Jason Harper's last day?
Jim transmits to the entire nation, nobody in LA saw google guy's report. Few in AR did after the first few minutes.
I posted the original Jim Cantore statement. No I'm not Mike Francis. I'm not even a big fan of Francis. But the facts are the facts. Cantore wears goggles in the storm and so did Mike. When you're in 90 mph plus winds, don't you think you need some eye protection? It's easy to criticize from the comfort of your living room. I'm sure that wind and rain hurts like hell!
Yeah, but what the hell was he doing down there?
We (KARK) sent our truck and crew (including Mike) down to cover Gustav to help support Nexstar's stations in Louisiana and Beaumont, Texas. So, since Mike was there as part of our crew to help out our sister stations he did daily live hits for 4. Love him or hate him Mike is extremely passionate about weather and he was real excited to go down and experience a hurricane. He's witnessed dozens of tornados but I don't think he had gotten inside a hurricane yet. He studies weather non-stop. Plus, the storm looked like it was going to impact Arkansas. So this is another reason we (KARK) sent our Chief Met to cover the storm and follow it back into Arkansas. The goggles may have looked goofy. And he was getting in and out of his car several times (as Gustav was rolling in) doing live web updates. I think he forget to take his goggles off once or twice when he was doing the live web update. We think it's cool Mike's getting lots of attention about his goggles. Like I stated earlier, love Mike, hate Mike, call him the super weather dork, whatever... he is memorable and that's one of the best qualities about Mike. And while he misses a forecast every once in a while (they all do) he really is knowledgeable and we're glad Mike LOVES his job. He pumps us all up when severe weather is heading for the state.
The only thing Mike Francis pumps me up to do is change the channel!
How come he never went to where the storm was? I still say it was a tradeout with Honda.
He was in the eye of the Gustav. What storm were you watching?
HEY! I THOUGHT THIS WAS SUPPOSED TO BE ABOUT JANCEY! ONLY WRITE ABOUT JANCEY OR YOU WILL BE SUED. GET A LIFE, LOSERS! HA! HA!
Maybe you should ask, but if he told you that there was rain in the eye, he needs to go back to school.Uh oh!
Francis acknowleged the goggles were silly looking during the 6:00 newscast. He called them the Michael Phelps special. It was funny and he laughed about it himself. He said they were necessary to be able to see flying debris in 90 mph winds. I don't blame him at all for wearing them. He wasn't in a fashion show, he was in a hurricane.
He was in the eye wall and the eye itself. Good grief, you're just grasping at straws.
Meredith Mitchell is the hottest thing going in Central Arkansas!!!
Man, TV people are really bitter and sad.
If he were in the eye, there would have been no, that's zero, rainfall. Try again.It was really cheezie and slapstickish.Oh yes, on the six he said that Phelps was his hero. What's with that?
For a bunch of bitter people that think Mike Francis is a joke, you sure know a lot about what he did in the hurricane. As a matter of fact, you are even able to quote what he said down to the Michael Phelps comment. I would say that what he did was very effectice, it sure has created a lot of buzz here.
Yeah, because he was acting like a drama queen. It's funny, nothing more. You don't get to see that kind of stuff on just any station.
The other joke at KARK is that their switchers can't punch up golf and let us see it in HD.Asleep at the wheel again.Do they have a person in charge of switching?
Anyone ever find it ironic that when a hurricane is bearing down, local government agencies issue these mandatory evacuations, and when media conglomerats advise people to leave, get out, etc, and THEN go against their own advice and put themselves in harms way? MORONS! Seem a bit indulgent?What's more is whenever the event is the over-sensationalized "storm of the century" cat 5 blockbuster storm, and then comes ashore barely a cat 2 hurricane. People are not going to beleive the media or local government honchos anymore and stay put. This could be quite disasterous. Several folks from Louisiana wound up having to ESCAPE Arkansas! This proves that it's all about that emmy, or edward r murrow award or local award that they want to win to impress their girl or boyfriends. The post above that said that Mike was there to assist the local Nexstar station in Louisiana? Do What? The power was and is still out! They couldn't watch him and I doubt Mike has the ability to become the human power line to restore power there so that folks could see him or the local stations. What could Mike assist them with? I'm sure they have capable weather folks of their own there that know what they are doing. It was all a big freakin' SHOW! Call it, it what it is - A SHOW! Mike may win an award, if that's the most important thing to him because he was the only one from Arkansas covering the event. Congrats dude, you win. A Cat2 Hurricane has a wind of around 110mph. There are tornadoes in Arkansas that have winds of that magnitude as well. A 2x4, or sheet metal or twig for that matter in 110mph hurricane wind can make you just dead as that 110 mph tornado wind. The point I'm trying to make is... don't encourage folks to leave for their own safety and then do the opposite of what you advise them to do. What kind of example are you making there. It's as asinie as encouraging people to take pictures of severe weather (tornadoes) and then send it in to your website. The point is to keep everyone safe.Ratings - It was July afterall. Nothing special.
You may think that "ratings in July are nothing special," but I know I'd much rather read about the ratings than have to sift through another long, boring, preachy post, 2:49. You and your sock puppet at 7:41 need to knock it off. Far more attention has been given to this subject than necessary. Nobody cares.
You're absolutely right, nobody cares about anything that KARK has to say. However I must ask, why do you read these comments? Apparently YOU and your cronies at KARK do care because you provide more commentray on this blog than any other local station, otherwise you wouldn't comment.Ratings in July where nothing special but if you wish... KARK still stinks most time periods but had minimal gowth at 6am. Lost at noon & 5p, flat at 6p and lost at 10p. KATV lost ground all demos AM, 5, 6 and 10 and THV lost at 10pm and gained 5a, 6a, noon and 5 and 6pm. July ratings aren't special because they're not taken seriously by the local stations who allow their anchors off during the book. Plus viewership is lower because folks are on Vaca.And if it's any consolation to you - Congrats to Jancy, and Alyson for having their babies and to Christina and Dawn who will have their babies soon. I hope that calms your nerves a bit.
Reason they gained in A.M. is because their main weatherguy went to nights.
Hey, 7:15, I am 2:18, I don't work at KARK, and I have a very thorough understanding of the ratings and what they mean. Thanks for educating us all with another long, blowhard post. Geez, does nobody let you talk at home?
Blowhard, but true.
An Arkansas weatherman covering a hurricane? Damn! For cryin' out loud, get 10% tipper Tom Bonner back? These meteographers and there uninetentional comedic skits are why the DAILY SHOW is so popular. Next thing you know, they'll send GOGGLES out to L.A. to give us a 1st hand view of Earthquakes. "I'm standing on the earth's surface-while it shakes." SMOG demands eyewear. That will be his excuse next time. Hey, I hear Jim "Don Corleone's Illegimate Son" Cantore covers quake and bake? KARK-Where the news comes first and the facts never arrive.Sincerely,Sherman Bonner
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