Monday, November 3, 2014

News for Monday, November 3rd, 2014

  • WALA-TV was among the stations affiliated with the FOX Broadcasting Company set to have three episodes of the dramatic network TV program "Sleepy Hallow" broadcast consecutively this past Saturday, November 1st (WALA-TV's broadcasts of those episodes were set to occur between 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.), while the rest had no plans for broadcasting them.
  • WPMI-TV had Stu McCann of the sports department for WBMA-TV* in Birmingham, Alabama appear as if he were a member of their own sports department as part of their local 5:00 p.m. news program ("Local 15 News at 5:00 p.m") this past Sunday, November 2nd, by having their own sports reporter named Paxton Boyd refer to him as "Local 15's Stu McCann" ("Local 15" is the brand name for WPMI-TV) while introducing a report Stu McCann did for WBMA-TV recently and by having Stu McCann's sign off for the report muted (the report was about this past Saturday's football game between the football teams of Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama, and the University of Mississippi in University, Mississippi).
*WPMI-TV and WBMA-TV are members of the same company, the Sinclair Broadcast Group

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