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Stories by Alan Pergament

By Alan Pergament » Friday, July 31, 2015

Remember Sports on the Air? Here’s a Friday edition of my former Saturday column. It might have surprised some fans, but it makes perfect sense for NBC and the NBC Sports Network to only... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Thursday, July 30, 2015

The winners at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. of the final regular news sweeps period in Western New York came down to the wire. Going into Wednesday’s final night, Channel 2 and Channel 4 were... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Wednesday, July 29, 2015

It appears that Rush Limbaugh is experiencing some of the listener decline in Western New York that has been occurring in other markets nationally in a demographic that advertisers covet. At first... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Monday, July 27, 2015

The first National Hockey League game on United States soil in which Buffalo Sabres top draft choice Jack Eichel is scheduled to play against Edmonton top draft choice Connor McDavid will get a... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Monday, July 27, 2015

  This is what I’m thinking: Remember when WNED-TV viewers were upset after the PBS station didn’t carry the recent production of “Driving Miss Daily” with Angela Lansbury and... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Friday, July 24, 2015

On Thursday, I told you that John Beard signed a new deal to remain at Channel 2 as “Daybreak” co-anchor through August of 2017. It turns out that his co-anchor, Melissa Holmes, also has a... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Thursday, July 23, 2015

Over the years, Channel 2 “Daybreak” co-anchor John Beard has talked about quitting TV to go into teaching or politics in his native North Carolina. But he isn’t going anywhere for... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Tom Calderone, a Buffalo State College graduate and big Buffalo Bills fan, is leaving VH1 after seven years as president, according to a report today in the Los Angeles Times. The newspaper... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The “Bad Blood” between recording superstar Taylor Swift and photographers is over. And a Buffalo lawyer had a prominent role in ending the controversy surrounding restrictions placed on... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Will Jon Stewart go a little easier on President Obama on “The Daily Show” at 11 tonight than he did back in 2012 during the re-election campaign? Or will Stewart take his best shots again in... Read More

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