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By Alan Pergament » 9:47 AM

This is what I’m thinking: In local television news, lead-in programming still matters even though viewers have remotes in their hands. That’s why it is somewhat surprising that the Bruce... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Monday, April 27, 2015

CBS News anchor-reporter Jeff Glor has been in Buffalo on Monday and will remain Tuesday morning to do interviews for a story that is primarily about Terry and Kim Pegula. Terry Pegula owns the... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Monday, April 27, 2015

I mentioned Friday morning it was surprising that Diane Sawyer’s interview with Bruce Jenner was airing on a night that is one of the lowest viewing nights of the week. I added that ABC might be... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Friday, April 24, 2015

  One of the more interesting things to watch locally during the May sweeps – which started on Thursday – is the local news battle at 6 p.m. Channel 2 won that time period during the... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Thursday, April 23, 2015

The big local TV winner with the NFL schedule announced Tuesday is Channel 4, the local CBS affiliate. Because of the suspension of the NFL blackout rule this season, WIVB-TV is scheduled to carry... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Wednesday, April 22, 2015

In a way, looking at every TV show that needs to be reviewed is like looking for the first house you buy. You may like some things about it and hate other parts of it before deciding if you ever... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Tuesday, April 21, 2015

ESPN radio host Dan Le Batard let out a secret late last week during a conversation on his afternoon show (carried locally on ESPN 1520) with the sports network’s Bill Simmons. Le Batard... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Monday, April 20, 2015

NBC’s decision to carry the NHL Draft Lottery before the Pittsburgh-New York Rangers game Saturday night sure paid off big time in Buffalo. The first 15 minutes of the telecast in which Edmonton... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Friday, April 17, 2015

A not-so-funny thing happened to the new LAFF network that was supposed to premiere on one of Channel 7’s sub-channels on Wednesday, April 15, when many taxpayers need a laugh. WKBW-TV was one... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Thursday, April 16, 2015

Time Warner Cable may have just made Sunday night easier for its local subscribers trying to decide what to watch live and what to watch later. TWC has announced the launch of Enhanced DVR, which... Read More

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