Thursday, July 20, 2017

News for Thursday, July 20th, 2017

  • A Facebook page attributed to WALA-TV had video of what appeared to had been the second half of a local news program for WALA-TV being televised through their main broadcast channel this past Wednesday on the nineteenth day of this July. 
  • An advertisement for the local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m. this past Wednesday ("WKRG News 5 at 10") and the beginning of the program itself appeared to take precedence over advertisements for national TV programs from their main provider of network programming (the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)) on their main broadcast channel during the last three minutes of the hour of 9:00 p.m. that day. 
  • Some local TV programs broadcast this past Wednesday had some of their contributors talking about that day being the twentieth anniversary of the day that a certain tropical cyclone named "Danny" came to southwest Alabama (for example, the weather reporter for the local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the second half of the hour of 4:00 a.m. and the hours of 5:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. that Wednesday (John Nodar of "WKRG News 5 This Morning") had used at least one of its weather segments for that Wednesday to talk about having been part of the local news operation for WKRG-TV by the time the cyclone came to southwest Alabama).

News for Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

  • Some local broadcasters in southwest Alabama appeared to had been honored by an awards program usually officiated on a year basis by a company specialized in providing news and information based in southwest Alabama named Lagniappe (they were referenced on a World Wide Web page about the program; under the word "media"). 
  • A local TV program dedicated to entertainment and lifestyles that usually appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV on a regular basis recent times ("Studio 10") had a segment dedicated to a plan of theirs to have students of kindergarten and grades one through five in their local broadcast area audition for chances to present weather reports for one of their local news programs between Monday and Friday. 
  • Some video of what appeared to be a local TV program dedicated to entertainment and lifestyles that usually appeared on the main broadcast channels for WPMI-TV and WJTC-TV on a regular basis in recent times ( "Gulf Coast Today") from a perspective other than the ones used in the making of it appeared to had been streamed onto a Facebook page attributed to one of its hosts (Jake Dunne) at the time it was set to appear live on the channel for WPMI-TV (during the second half of the hour of 12:00 p.m.) before the one for WJTC-TV could have it in the form of a recording later this Wednesday (during the second half of the hour of 5:00 p.m. for this Wednesday).   

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

News for Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

  • The director of the local news operation for WALA-TV (Scott Flannigan) was said to had been part of a meeting concerning the department of police for the city of Mobile in some reports about the meeting itself for some of the local news programs that appeared on their main broadcast channel this Tuesday, specifically the ones it had during the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. and the first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m. this Tuesday ("FOX 10 News at 5:00 p.m.", "FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.", and "FOX 10 News at 10:00 p.m." respectively)).
  • The local news programs that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. and the first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m. both this past Tuesday and this past Monday back on the seventeenth day of this July each had one or both of their news presenters (Bob Grip and Lenise Ligon) talking about plan for the program that appeared on the channel during the hour of 5:00 p.m. on those days to have weather reporters for their local news operation talking about subjects pertaining to preparing for tropical cyclones* while broadcasting from different locations across the coast of the Gulf of Mexico during the second half of that hour this Wednesday on the nineteenth day of this July.**
(*the program that appeared on the channel during the hour of 5:00 p.m. this Tuesday had only the one named Bob Grip talking about the plan)  

(the programs usually had one of them say this in reference to some of the subjects to be discussed by the reporters: "cell phone and Internet protection, building standards, and insurance"). 

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

News for Monday, July 17th, 2017

  • The news presenters for the local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the first half of the hour of 5:00 p.m. this past Friday (Peter Albrecht and Rose Ann Haven of "WKRG News 5 at 5") appeared to express emotions (such as smiling (in the case of both of them) and laughter (in the case of the one named Rose Ann Haven)) about a live report (about some video of some protestors) from one of its reporters (Joseph Blake (J. B.) Biunno).
  • The news presenter for the local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV in the middle of the hour of 5:00 p.m. on the Sunday on the sixteenth day of this July (Ashley Knight of "WKRG News 5 at 5"*) had introduced one of their sports reporters (Robby Baker) in a way that was similar to the way one of their other news presenters (Mel Showers) usually introduced their other sports reporter (Randy Patrick Setterstrom**) on some of their other news programs ("WKRG News 5 at 6 [p.m.]" and "WKRG News 5 at 10 [p.m.]" on days other than Saturday and Sunday) in recent times.***
(*the channel was usually set to have it during the first half of the hour of 5:00 p.m. on Sunday in recent times (usually by the first minute of it), but not this time due to the special sports programming it had before then (this resulted in it having the news program when it was usually set to have a national news program named "The CBS Weekend News" on Sunday in recent times)

(**he was part of their broadcast operation before the other sports reporter)

(***this was the way the news presenter named Mel Showers usually introduced the sports reporter named Randy Patrick Setterstrom: "It's time now for sports and here's Randy Patrick" (with emphasis on the word "here" and its apostrophized letter before directing one of his fingers toward him); as for the way the news presenter named Ashley Knight introduced the sports reporter named Robby Baker: "Time now for sports and here's Robby Baker" (with emphasis on the word "here" and its apostrophized letter before directing one of the fingers from both of her hands toward him))

Monday, July 17, 2017

News for Sunday, July 16th, 2017

  • A Facebook page attributed to a former news reporter and news presenter for a local TV station outside of the TV market for southwest Alabama (Nicole Fierro; formerly of KEPR-TV in the city of Pasco in the state of Washington) had a message attributed to her suggesting she had joined the local news operation for WPMI-TV less than one month ago (or sometime between this Sunday and the Wednesday of the twenty-first day of June for this calendar year).* 
  • One of the news presenters on the local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 9:00 p.m. on the Thursday of the thirteenth day of this July (Bob Grip on "FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") appeared to be telling its weather reporter (Jason Smith) they were going to "comment on the weather" a second after its other news presenter (Lenise Ligon) presented a report about a certain company "not commenting" on a certain subject.   
(*a profile of her that used to be accessible through a World Wide Web site attributed KEPR-TV was posted onto a World Wide Web site attributed to WPMI-TV (you may access a copy of how it appeared on the site attributed to KEPR-TV through this hyperlink), even though it still appeared as though she were still living in the local broadcast area for KEPR-TV (as of this writing, some parts of the site with hyperlinks to members of the local news operation for WPMI-TV do not have a hyperlink to this profile of her))

Sunday, July 16, 2017

News for Saturday, July 15th, 2017

  • Some digital transport adapters connected to the cable TV system operated by Comcast Cablevision of Mobile may or may not been authorized to receive programming on one of the cable TV channels in the system that used to have programming from a national cable TV and satellite TV programming service named Universal HD since this past Friday (their programming had been replaced by that of a new national cable TV and satellite TV programming service set to replace them that day (the Olympic Channel)).

Friday, July 14, 2017

News for Friday, July 14th, 2017

(note: the last parenthesized sentence in the last paragraph for the report titled "News for Wednesday, July 12th, 2017" was corrected)
  • Some video of a local TV program dedicated to entertainment and lifestyles ("Gulf Coast Today" for WPMI-TV and WJTC-TV) from a camera other than one of the cameras used to produce it was streamed onto a Facebook page attributed to one of its hosts (Jake Dunne) this past Thursday on the thirteenth day of this July.
  • The main broadcast channel for WEAR-TV had some video of what appeared to be a beach with a digital graphic of its name (Navarre) and some digital text of their name and some of the cities in their local broadcast area (including the city of Mobile in southwest Alabama and the city of Pensacola (the one they were licensed to serve) in northwest Florida) in its programming this past Thursday (a YouTube channel named "WEAR SALES" had some video similar to this one, except it appeared to involve a different beach with a different name).  
  • A World Wide Web site attributed to WPMI-TV had an article dated for this Friday suggesting they would have special programming about a fishing tournament in their local broadcast area (the Blue Marlin Grand Championship near the city of Orange Beach in southwest Alabama) this Saturday on the fifteenth day of this July (it seemed to correspond with the guides to their main broadcast channel from TitanTV and TV Guide having the name of the tournament listed for that day; even though the guides to it from  Zap2it and Comcast had the names of programs from their main provider of network programming ("Little Big Shots: Forever Young" and "Dateline NBC" from the National Broadcasting Company (NBC)) listed for the hours it could have this special programming (the hours of 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., and 9:00 p.m. (the one named "Dateline NBC" was listed for the last two hours)).

News for Thursday, July 13th, 2017

  • WKRG-TV had some local news programming supersede some special news programming from their main provider of network programming (the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)) on their main broadcast channel during one of its regular time periods for having local news programming from Monday through Friday in recent times this Thursday (the first half of the hour of 12:00 p.m.).*   
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m. this past Tuesday on the eleventh day of this July ("WKRG News 5 at 10") had one of the weather reporters for their local news operation (Alan Sealls) attribute a still image of some clouds to a person he had simply called one of their "behind the scenes" persons (Al Brown). 
  • The local news programs that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. this past Wednesday on the twelfth day of this July ("FOX 10 News at 5:00 p.m." and "FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m." respectively) each had their regular news presenters (Bob Grip and Lenise Ligon) interacting with a different member of the local news operation for TV station located in the city of Birmingham in central Alabama (WBRC-TV) doing what appeared to be live news reports from a different remote location (John Huddleston for the first program; Josh Gauntt for the second one).**
(*their local news programming for this time period was usually broadcast under the name "WKRG News 5 at Noon" from Monday through Friday in recent times)
(**the news presenter named Lenise Ligon had referred to WBRC-TV as a "sister station" on the program for the hour of 5:00 p.m.; even though both they and WALA-TV were members of separate holding (or "parent") companies (the Meredith Corporation for WALA-TV; Raycom Media for WBRC-TV); the reporter named Josh Gauntt had referred to WALA-TV by a brand name for WBRC-TV ("FOX 6") before quickly referring to them by one of their actual brand names ("FOX 10").

Thursday, July 13, 2017

News for Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 (corrected)

  • A live video stream normally used for streaming local news programming (under the name "FOX 10 News") and local entertainment and lifestyle programming (under the name "Studio 10") for WALA-TV in recent times appeared to have a recording of some of their local news programming instead of the local entertainment and lifestyle programming they had on their main broadcast channel during the hour of 9:00 a.m. this Wednesday.
  • The main broadcast channel for WALA-TV had a local news program when it was usually set to have two syndicated programs from Monday through Friday in recent times ("How It Met Your Mother" during the second half of the hour of 10:00 p.m. and "Hot in Cleveland" during the first half of the hour of 11:00 p.m.) this past Tuesday (specifically between the last five minutes of the hour of 10:00 p.m. and the first 27 minutes of the hour of 11:00 p.m.) after having special sports programming from their main provider of network programming (the FOX Broadcasting Company) during some of its of regular time periods for local news programming from Monday through Friday in recent times that Tuesday (the hour of 9:00 p.m. and the first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m.). 
  • The guides to the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV from Zap2it and TV Guide had details about when it could still have a certain installment of a syndicated TV program that was not part of its programming during the second half of the hour of 6:00 p.m. this past Tuesday in accordance with its regular programming plan for Monday through Friday in recent times ("Wheel of Fortune" was the name of that program) later this calendar week due to the special programming mentioned in the previous paragraph (they had this installment listed for the Sunday of the sixteenth day of this July; specifically for the first half of the hour of 2:00 a.m. for that day (they usually had "paid programming" listed for that time period for Sunday in recent times). 

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

News for Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 5:00 p.m. this Tuesday ("FOX 10 News at 5:00 p.m.") had one of its news presenters (Bob Grip) say they had wanted to introduce the "newest member" of their "family" (news operation) before its other news presenter (Lenise Ligon) said this person (named Bri MacNaught) was their "newest sports reporter*" and that they had been "tweeting" about her "all afternoon" before proceeding to introduce her (she had called her by the nickname "Bri Mac" immediately after doing so (to which she said, "I'll take it")).**    
  • The person introduced on the local news program mentioned in the previous paragraph talked about lacrosse being her "main sport", her hope for having more of it in city of Mobile in southwest Alabama, and that she had loved football since she "grew up" in what she had called "the south" immediately after her introduction before the first news presenter mentioned in that paragraph expressed gratitude of her joining their news operation, to which she had thanked him for his doing so.*** 
  • An administrator for a Facebook page attributed to WAVH-FM had posted a message there dated for this Tuesday about a section of a World Wide Web site attributed to them having a section with some recordings of some candidates for one of the positions of representing the state of Alabama in the Senate of the United States being interviewed on some of their local radio programs ("Mobile Mornings" and "Midday Mobile") along with some details about them and other candidates for the position.  
(*WALA-TV usually did not have a regular sports reporter in their local news programming since the year 2014, specifically the month of June for that calendar year)

(**she appeared in a different segment of the program from the one with her introduction after one of its breaks (it had her introducing video of what she said was first report in Alabama (it was related to sports))

(**the same news presenter did another introduction for her in a video streamed onto a Facebook page attributed to their news operation after the broadcast of the program (you may access the video of his doing so by setting the video to point -2:22))

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

News for Monday, July 10th, 2017

  • The main broadcast channel for WJTC-TV had an advertisement about how some folks could sponsor a local TV program of theirs ("The UTV44 [High School Football] Game of the Week") its announcer said was to set to return on the Friday of the twenty-fifth day of August for this calendar year (it had a telephone number for them to do so and an announcement about their opportunities to sponsor the program being limited).* 
  • One of the hosts of a local TV program dedicated to entertainment and lifestyles usually broadcast by WPMI-TV and WJTC-TV in recent times (Kelly Foster of "Gulf Coast Today") had used part of its installment for this Monday to say WJTC-TV and several "sister stations" of theirs "across the [southeast] United States" would have a special program about a series of gatherings expected to occur this calendar week under the name "SEC [Football] Media Days" in their programming plans for this calendar week (according to the guides to the main broadcast channel for WJTC-TV from Zap2it, TitanTV, and TV Guide, they would have it on their main broadcast channel during the second half of the hour of 9:00 p.m. from this Monday to the Friday of the fourteenth day of this July). 
  • Both of the hosts for the local TV program dedicated to entertainment and lifestyles mentioned in the previous paragraph (the name of its other host was Terra Reeves) talked about the program being on hiatus for the previous calendar week and about their still having to "go to work" on the Monday of that week in spite of the hiatus due to the next day (the Tuesday of that week (the fourth day of this July)) being a national holiday in the United States (Independence Day) during the first part of its installment for this Monday (the main broadcast channel for WPMI-TV was set to have extra segments for one of their local news programs whereas the one for WJTC-TV was set to have more syndicated programming (including an installment of a program named "Corrupt Crimes") when they were usually set to have the entertainment and lifestyles program on calendar days other than Saturday and Sunday in recent times (the second half of the hour of 12:00 p.m. for the first channel; the second half of the hour of 5:00 p.m. for the other channel).
(*a digital graphic with the words "Game of the Week' and "pre-game show" appeared in the installment of the local TV program mentioned in the last two paragraphs for a few seconds)  

Monday, July 10, 2017

News for Sunday, July 9th, 2017

  • The main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV had an advertisement about a member of a family usually associated with national politics (Robert Francis Kennedy Junior) having joined a  branch of a national law firm (Morgan & Morgan) based in the city of Mobile in southwest Alabama in its programming this past Saturday on the eighth day of this July.
  • The news presenter for the local news programs that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV in the middle of the hour of 9:00 p.m. this past Saturday (Devan Coffaro of "FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") and the one that appeared on the channel during the hour of 7:00 a.m. this Sunday (Candace Murphy of "FOX 10 News at 7:00 a.m.") had used the last parts of their respective programs to talk about a Facebook page attributed to their local news operation having achieved a total of 200,000 followers (or "likes").
(*the stations were members of the same holding (or "parent") company: Cumulus Media)
(**the feed for WDLT-FM had it during the second half of the hour of 5:00 a.m.; the feed for WBLX-FM had it during the first half of the hour of 6:00 a.m.; the feed for WABD-FM had it during the second half of the hour of 6:30 p.m.) 

Sunday, July 9, 2017

News for Saturday, July 8th, 2017

Saturday, July 8, 2017

News for Friday, July 7th, 2017

  • A video of what appeared to be a broadcast tower for one of the radio stations in southwest Alabama (WBHY-FM) appeared to had been uploaded onto a YouTube channel attributed to a member of the broadcast operation for one of the TV stations in southwest Alabama (an administrator for WALA-TV named Bill Flowers) on the Sunday of the second day of July for this calendar year.
  • Some video of two of the news presenters for the local news operation at WPMI-TV (Darwin Singleton and Kelly Foster) on what appeared to be the set for their local news programs was used on a national TV program named "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" dated for the Sunday of the second day of July for this calendar year (you may access a recording of the installment of the program with the video on a YouTube channel attributed to the program itself (between points 9:19 and 9:33)).*
(*the video has profanity) 

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Commentary: Unobjective, unsubtle, and unrestrained news broadcasts

  • Some of the words used by one of the news presenters for the local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m. this past Wednesday on the fifth day of this July (Mel Showers on "WKRG News 5 at 10") sounded as if they were forced upon him in addition to their being very unsubtle and unobjective ("A police officer assassinated while protecting citizens celebrating America's birthday and freedom").
  • I was reminded of a certain computer game and a new national TV program that might be broadcast by WKRG-TV and other stations affiliated with the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) this Sunday on the ninth day of this July after hearing the other news presenter for the local news program program mentioned in the previous paragraph (Rose Ann Haven) mention the name of a report set to appear in a future installment of the news program due to its name being very similar to that of the game and the TV program (she said it was called "Candy Rush").
  • I would had not used part of a news program for a local news or radio station to say that I and other members of the station had created a "wanted poster" about a fugitive I had just talked about on the program for other persons to share on "social media" if I were the news presenter for the local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the hour of 12:00 p.m. this Thursday (Devon Walsh of "WKRG News 5 at Noon"). She sounded as if their jobs were to be professional advocates working for folks in charge of maintaining civility in their local broadcast area in addition to being news broadcasters. 

News for Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

  • One of the radio programs for Mississippi Public Broadcasting broadcast this Wednesday (a weekly radio program named "Everyday Tech") had a discussion about what one of its participants said was a problem with one of the programming feeds for their radio network "going out" (or "cutting out", the way one of its other participants described it) on a radio receiver made specifically for programming feeds like it (an "HD Radio" programming feed). 
  • A former host for the radio program mentioned in the first paragraph from the top of this report was mentioned in the same broadcast of it mentioned in that paragraph (an article about the last installment of the program to have her as one of its hosts was posted on this weblog during the previous calendar week).  
(*the sub-channel was normally used to provide programming from a national TV programming named WeatherNation (mainly weather reports and advertisements on a daily basis) in between programming related to weather from WPMI-TV (mainly weather reports and advertisements on a daily basis) in recent times)

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

News for Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

  • The main broadcast channel for WPMI-TV had what appeared to be an advertisement about some start times for some of its programming plans not usually mentioned in such advertisements in recent times this Tuesday (they were for a certain type of news report for one of their local news programs ("Local 15 Today"); as for what those start times were, they were said to be "5:44 [a.m]" and 6:44 [a.m]" by its announcer). 
  • The main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV had some videos of news reports attributed to TV stations related to them outside of southwest Alabama (they were all members of the same holding (or "parent") company: the Nexstar Media Group) in its local news programming for the Monday of the third day of this July (examples: the video that appeared on the local news program it had during the first half of the hour of 6:00 p.m. that day ("WKRG News 5 at 6") was said to had been from the station the city of Columbus in the state of Georgia (WRBL-TV) whereas the one that appeared on the program it had during the first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m. that day ("WKRG News 5 at 10") was said to had been from the station in the city of Panama City in the state of Florida (WMBB-TV) by one of their respective news presenters).*
(*the station in Panama City was not referenced by their name in the introduction to the video attributed to them on the program that appeared on the channel during the first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m. that day like the station in Columbus in the introduction to the video attributed to them on the program that appeared on the channel during the first half of the hour of 6:00 p.m. that day; as for how the station in Panama City was referenced unlike the other one, it was by only their connection to WKRG-TV ("sister station") and the names "Panama City" and "Florida")

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

News for Monday, July 3rd, 2017

  • The programming feed for WAVH-FM had an advertisement about a plan for it to have a special program from an organization named the Fisher House Foundation when it was usually set to have two local radio programs from Monday through Friday in recent times ("Mobile Mornings" during the hours of 6:00 a.m., 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m., and "Midday Mobile" during the hours of 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.) on the Tuesday of the fourth day of this July in honor of it being a national holiday in the United States named Independence Day.   
  • A local radio program usually broadcast by WABF-AM during the hour of 8:00 a.m from Monday through Friday in recent times occasionally had an interview about news in southwest Alabama and the profession of news reporting with a member of a company specialized in six publications based in southwest Alabama (Cliff McCollum of Gulf Coast Media) in recent times (some recordings of those interviews were uploaded onto a World Wide Web site attributed to WABF-AM; as for the name of the program that had them, it was "Community Contact"). 

Monday, July 3, 2017

News for Sunday, July 2nd, 2017

(note: a parenthesized sentence with two asterisks in a previous report for this weblog titled "News for Sunday, June 18th, 2017" was corrected for clarity)
  • The main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV had an advertisement claiming more people in pursuit of "gulf coast news" on Facebook pages had visited the one for WKRG-TV than any other source of its kind in its programming this Sunday.  
  • A video of various persons (including politicians, sheriffs, former and present members of WALA-TV, and a present member of WKRG-TV) commenting about a member of the local news operation for WALA-TV (a news presenter and a news reporter named Renee Dials) retiring from it by the Friday of the thirtieth day of June for this calendar year was uploaded onto a YouTube channel attributed to one of its other members (Lenise Ligon) by then.
  • A Facebook page attributed to a member of the local news operation at WALA-TV who usually presented news for the local news programs that had appeared on their main broadcast channel on Saturday and Sunday mornings in recent times (except the ones during the last two calendar weeks of June for this calendar year) had what appeared to be video of her shortly before and during her appearances on the ones that appeared on the channel on the Saturday of the first day of July for this calendar year (her name was Candace Murphy).

Saturday, July 1, 2017

News for Saturday, July 1st, 2017

  • The main broadcast channel for WALA-TV had what appeared to be a special program about a member of their local news operation (a news presenter and a news reporter named Renee Dials) retiring from the operation this past Friday on the thirtieth day of June for this calendar year between the local news programs that were part of its programming between the first half of the hour of 9:00 p.m. ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.")* and the end of the first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m. ("FOX 10 News at 10:00 p.m.") that day.
  • The main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV had an advertisement about a plan to have two episodes of a TV program named "The Andy Griffith Show" appear on the main broadcast channel for WFNA-TV (their companion station*) during the hour of 6:00 a.m. from Monday through Friday on a regular basis beginning with the Monday of the third day of this July (the channel was usually set to have video of a local radio program ("The Uncle Henry Show" for WNTM-AM) during that time period from Monday through Friday in recent times). 
  • The live video stream normally used for streaming local news programming for the main broadcast channel of WALA-TV in recent times had video of the programming feed for a national cable TV and satellite TV programming service named the FOX News Channel instead of some of the local news programming they had on the channel between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. this past Friday on the thirtieth day of June for this calendar year (it also had a graphic with the words :"Xfinity", "Message from: Service Alert", "You are eligible for an equipment update - on us. Tune to channel 1995 to order your new equipment and learn more", "Remind Me Later", and "Tune Now").   
  • A Facebook page attributed to a member of the local news operation for WKRG-TV who usually presented weather reports for their local news programs for Monday through Friday evenings in recent times (Alan Sealls) had a message attributed to him about a member of the operation who usually did weather reports for their local news program for Saturday mornings (specifically for the hour of 5:00 on Saturday mornings) in recent times (Melissa Constanzer for "WKRG News 5 This Morning: Saturday") along with video of what appeared to be a tribute to her on the local news program that appeared on their main broadcast channel during the second half of the hour of 6:30 p.m. this past Friday ("WKRG News 5 at 6:30"). 
(*it usually appeared on the channel for the entire hour before that Friday)
(**WKRG-TV and WFNA-TV were members of the same holding (or "parent") company: the Nexstar Media Group)