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Friday, May 1, 2015

Today is May Day, the first day of May. Of course in Buffalo, May Day has an entirely different meaning, thanks to Pat LaFontaine, Brad May and Sabres play-by-play man Rick Jeanneret. (Thanks for... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Thursday, April 30, 2015

“Airborne” Eddy Dobosiewicz told my colleague Tim O’Shei Wednesday night that he hopes his return to the airwaves is an “open question.” Sorry, Eddy, the idea that either Channel 7 or... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Thursday, April 30, 2015

Some Western New Yorkers finally are getting to LAFF and Escape and more viewers will get to see the new Channel 7 sub-channels shortly. That’s the word from Channel 7 General Manager Michael... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Wednesday, April 29, 2015

This is what I’m thinking: Channel 4’s auditions for the evening weekend anchor position vacated by the departure of Lou Raguse in March continue this weekend with newcomer Callan Gray getting... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Tuesday, April 28, 2015

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

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