Wednesday, October 15, 2014

News for Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

  • According to a Facebook page message attributed to Cherish Lombard of WALA-TV's local entertainment and lifestyle program ("Studio 10"), her whole immediate family would be relocating to Nashville, Tennessee after she helps host the program one more time this Friday, October 17th; this includes her husband Glenn Johnson of WABD-FM (97.5) and their cat and dog.
  • WALA-TV and WPMI-TV had special local programming about a person in Mobile suspected of having symptoms of Ebola take precedence over regular programming for their main broadcast channels this past Tuesday, October 14th (radio frequency channel 9-1/virtual channel 10-1 for WALA-TV; radio frequency channel/virtual channel 15-1 for WPMI-TV).
  • WALA-TV's initially had a special report about the person take precedence over broadcasting this Tuesday's edition of the syndicated game show "Wheel of Fortune" between 6:30 p. and 7:00 p.m. before broadcasting continuous programming about the person from 7:04 p.m. until 7:57 p.m. instead of network programming from the FOX Broadcasting Company, including two recent episodes of the animated TV programs "The Simpsons" and "Bob's Burgers",
  • WPMI-TV's special news programming about the person took precedence over broadcasting the first half of a new edition of "The Voice", the singing competition program the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) had provided between 7:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., before using their companion station WJTC-TV to broadcast more special news programming about the person instead of an episode of the comedic TV program "The Jeffersons".

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