Monday, December 20, 2010

No Money...Fill With a Newscast

Rumor has it in Shreveport a channel will adding a 4pm weekday newscast....guess when you want to spend no money for syndicated programs you can just stick news in its place.

Shreveport Mets on the Move

This from a tipster: KTBS will lose met Marcy Novak this week. She is moving to Montgomery to work at the CBS station there.

AND... Turns out Ed Duranczyk (left KTAL) turned up as fill-in meterologist at KALB, Alexandria, LA

Sunday, December 19, 2010

HD Newscasts Arrive in LR...Finally

THV, Channel 11 debuted its new HD set and technology at its 10pm newscast. Even the regular news anchors were on hand to anchor the newscast. Will attempt to get a pic of the new set's blue. How much more fake can a backdrop of the city of Little Rock look though! Does HD really matter? Movies look good in HD but is newscasts in HD a waste of money?

Friday, December 10, 2010

KHBS/KHOG-TV Gets New Anchor...

From KHBS/KHOG Jay Plyburn joins 40/29 News as anchor/reporter. Plyburn will anchor 40/29 news at 5:30, 6:00 and 10:00 p.m. on weekends and report for 40/29 news and

Plyburn served as an anchor/reporter for KMID-TV in Midland, Texas, since 2008. Plyburn is an accomplished multi-media journalist, regularly writing, shooting and editing news stories while also occasionally filling-in as a weather and sports anchor.

“Jay’s many talents, and his passion for telling great stories will bolster both our weekday and weekend news coverage,” said Brian Sather, KHBS/KHOG President and General Manager. “I’m delighted Jay will be joining our newsroom,” said 40/29 TV’s News Director, Dawn Dugle. “Jay’s contributions will help us immediately expand our already thorough local news coverage to both Fort Smith and Northwest Arkansas viewers.”

Monday, December 06, 2010

Coming Soon...HD Newscasts to LR

KTHV, Channel is promoting its conversion to High Definition newscasts beginning December 19th. It's been a race in the Little Rock market to be the first.

Thursday, December 02, 2010

KSLA Anchor Leaves...

Wow, the November sweeps wrap up and the tv folks start to leaving. In the Shreveport Market, tipsters say, Shannon Royster left KSLA yesterday.

KATV Sports Reporter Rolling to the Golf Channel

Tipsters are telling ATN, Holly Sonders is moving from KATV to the Golf Channel.

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

From the Sales Department.

A tipster says, Dale Nicholson III has "accepted" a job in sales at KATV. He's been replaced by some new sports reporter/weekend anchor that seems to do a very good job, and best of all, doesn't slouch.