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By Alan Pergament » Thursday, August 21, 2014

This is what I’m thinking: Channel 2 is carrying a NBC preview of this fall’s shows at 11:30 p.m. Sunday. I’m no psychic, but “Marry Me, “A to Z,” “State of Affairs” and the rest of the network’s new offerings would do well to equal the ratings of the experimental… Read more »

By Alan Pergament » Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Laura Gray today became the second local news personality in a week persuaded to return to Channel 7. A former morning reporter at the ABC affiliate who spent five years at the station before leaving in 2011 to become a communications specialist ( that’s a fancy way of saying she… Read more »

By Alan Pergament » Wednesday, August 20, 2014

  It isn’t official yet, but I have it on very good authority that the Buffalo Bills preseason game with Tampa Bay will be televised live at 4:30 p.m. Saturday on Channel 7. Sources say the annual Kids Day game is approaching a sellout, which means the National Football League… Read more »

By Alan Pergament » Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Channel 4 anchor Don Postles and one of his former general managers, Chris Musial, are among six members of the 2014 class of the Buffalo Broadcasters Hall of Fame announced today. The class includes four media members who have had long careers in Western New York and two members who… Read more »

By Alan Pergament » Monday, August 18, 2014

  You may not remember the names of most long snappers that the Buffalo Bills have used on punt and field goal units over the years. After all, the long snapper prefers to be anonymous because he is only noticed when he fouls up. But if you remember the name… Read more »

By Alan Pergament » Monday, August 18, 2014

Three months after I suggested that NBC give David Gregory time to grow into the job as host of “Meet the Press,” he’s history. Andrea Mitchell, who was the substitute host Sunday, gave her friend a nice send-off Sunday in a brief video package that highlighted Gregory’s 20-year career at… Read more »

By Alan Pergament » Thursday, August 14, 2014

I’m glad to see that ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel is getting so much love for supporting the Buffalo Bills. Because he certainly needs as much love and support as he can get in Western New York. Remember two weeks ago when he told Harry Potter, a/k/a Daniel Radcliffe, “if the Bills… Read more »

By Alan Pergament » Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Channel 2 meteorologist Andy Parker is leaving the station to become part of Channel 7′s revamped morning program this fall. Parker joined Channel 2 about a decade ago, a few years after leaving Channel 7 when he was unable to operate a business when he was doing weather. He worked… Read more »

By Alan Pergament » Wednesday, August 13, 2014

This is what I’m thinking: How influential are the Buffalo Bills in this community? For one night, it made Channel 7′s low-rated Eyewitness News No.1. The lead-in from the Bills preseason game with Carolina Friday night helped Channel 7 to a rare 11 p.m. victory on Friday night with an… Read more »

By Alan Pergament » Tuesday, August 12, 2014

By Alan Pergament I’ve been on record before predicting that Channel 7′s Desiree Wiley eventually will become a TV star and move to a bigger market. But she isn’t one now and it’s a disservice to her and the audience… Read more
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