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By Alan Pergament » 4:37 PM

Channel 7 continued its mini-raid of local TV news departments today with the announcement that it has hired an anchor-reporter with local roots who has been working at Time Warner Cable News since it... Read More

By Alan Pergament » 7:46 AM

Poor Channel 4. First, employees at the LIN Media station began experiencing cutbacks because of its parent company’s lagging stock price as a result of an announced merger with Media General. ... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Tuesday, September 30, 2014

A Grand Island native is going to get another 15 minutes or so of fame on Wednesday’s episode of “The Steve Harvey Show,” the syndicated talk show that airs locally at 2 p.m. on Channel 2. Ka... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Tuesday, September 30, 2014

I did something this morning that I bet most people who saw Monday’s debut of “7 Eyewitness News at 6 a.m.” didn’t do. I watched the second one. The idea that Western New York needs a mo... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Monday, September 29, 2014

It looks like Western New York is having another beautiful day, which means it was less than ideal for the premiere of Channel 7’s new morning program that is concentrating on the weather. It was... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Monday, September 29, 2014

The second string announcers that work Buffalo Bills games often are as frustrating to listen to as Bills quarterback EJ Manuel can be to watch. But you have to give CBS play-by-play man Spero Dede... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Friday, September 26, 2014

This is what I’m thinking: It had to be one of the strangest moments in recent local television history. At just about the same time that Channel 7 was announcing to its staff Wednesday that i... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Thursday, September 25, 2014

Remember two months ago when the general manager of Sinclair’s WUTV and WNYO, announced that “Seinfeld” had run out of syndication steam and sent off its reruns to 4 a.m. weekdays? “There... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Thursday, September 25, 2014

Veteran Channel 7 anchor Keith Radford has agreed to a new two-year deal to remain at the station and be part of its new owner’s plans to become more competitive in the market after years of being i... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Thursday, September 25, 2014

Ed Drantch isn’t the only reporter leaving Channel 4. Drantch’s move to Channel 7 next month was announced here late Wednesday. Now comes word that Channel 4 reporter Rachel Kingston will be... Read More
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