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By Alan Pergament » 4:21 PM

Channel 7’s raid of the news staff of its competition continued today with the news that it has hired the executive producer at Channel 4. Aaron Mason, who is in charge of all the producers at th... Read More

By Alan Pergament » 8:06 AM

This is what I’m thinking: The first two games of the World Series weren’t a big hit nationally or locally on WUTV, the local Fox affiliate. But the two games split by Kansas City and San Fr... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Thursday, October 23, 2014

As the saying goes, you only get one chance to make a first impression. And Channel 7’s laughable weather-centric morning newscast, didn’t make much of one when it made its debut on Sept. 29. ... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Stay tuned for the arrival of another digital sub-channel available free over-the-air that carries old movies. Nick Magnini, the general manager of Fox affiliate WUTV and My Network TV affiliate WN... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Channel 2 backup sportscaster Jonah Javad is a love-or-hate kind of personality. Some viewers love his attitude and his pop culture attempts to be clever. Others find him arrogant and believe he... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Monday, October 20, 2014

The Buffalo Bills would do well to get a substitute for their injured running backs as good as Fox play-by-play man Tim Brando was Sunday during the Buffalo Bills’ last- second, 17-16 victory over t... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Friday, October 17, 2014

This is what I’m thinking. It was almost a year ago that I wrote about the declining TV ratings for Buffalo Sabres game. The Oct. 15, 2013 blog that tracked the early season ratings declared t... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Thursday, October 16, 2014

In my Monday blog praising Fox’s coverage of the Buffalo Bills’ 37-22 loss to the New England Patriots, I mentioned that I suspected that all the Buffalove by announcers Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnst... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Ed Drantch told his Facebook friends that he was making his Channel 7 debut on Monday, but he got his official “welcome” to the station at 11 p.m. Tuesday. That’s when Drantch was giving a re... Read More

By Alan Pergament » Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Channel 7 anchor-reporter John Borsa, who has been at the ABC affiliate for more than 11 years, is no longer with the E.W. Scripps station. Borsa’s name and picture were removed from the station... Read More
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