Thursday, August 31, 2017

News for Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

  • A Facebook page attributed to a member of the local news operation at WKRG-TV named Emily DeVoe had some messages attributed to her dated for the Monday of the twenty-eighth day of this August about this calendar week being her last week as a member of the operation.
  • The main broadcast channels for WPMI-TV and WKRG-TV each had special weather programming instead of the local news programs that were usually part of their regular programming plan for the first half of the hour of 12:00 p.m. for Monday through Friday in recent times during that very time period this Wednesday (the news programs were usually named "Local 15 News at Noon" and "WKRG News 5 at Noon"). 
  • The main broadcast channel for WJTC-TV had a syndicated program named "Corrupt Crimes" in place of a local TV program that was usually set to be part of its programming during the second half of the hour of 5:00 p.m. from Monday through Friday in recent times ("Gulf Coast Today") during that very time period this Wednesday (the main broadcast channel for WPMI-TV* also did not have the local program during its own time period for having it from Monday through Friday in recent times due to some of the special weather programming mentioned in the previous paragraph)

(*WJTC-TV and WPMI-TV were related to each other due to their being members of the Sinclair Broadcast Group)
(**one of the videos included another member of the operation (John Nodar (a weather reporter)) doing a weather report for a "preview" for a local news program ("WKRG News 5 at 9 [a.m.]') set to be part of their programming during the first half of the hour of 9:00 a.m. this Wednesday (**another one had the same member working on special weather programming for their main broadcast channel afterwards))  

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

News for Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

  • Some of the local news programming for WKRG-TV since the Monday of the twenty-eighth day of this August had some news presenters for their local news operation using a word commonly used in reference to special TV programs dedicated to soliciting donations for charitable purposes via "phone banks" ("telethon") in reference to what sounded like a plan for their broadcast operation to simply hold such a bank for such purposes within a certain period of time on the Wednesday of the thirtieth day of this August (at least one of those news presenters even appeared to tell members of their audience to "tune in" for the "telethon" as if it were really supposed to be based on the previous definition).
  • The main broadcast channels for WKRG-TV and WALA-TV each had special news programming about a truck crashing on an Interstate road in the city of Mobile in southwest Alabama in place of regular programming sometime between the second half of the hour of 1:00 a.m. and the middle of the hour of 2:00 p.m. this Tuesday (both of them had reports about the truck having a tanker with material considered hazardous that were contradicted by reports about the material not being hazardous on some of the regular news programs for their respective channels later this Tuesday)
  • A Facebook attributed to one of the news presenters for the local news operation for WALA-TV (Bob Grip) had a message dated for the Sunday of the twentieth day of this August about an image of him and a former weather reporter for WALA-TV (John Edd Thompson) meeting a famous entertainer named Jerry Lewis
  • The Facebook page mentioned in the previous paragraph had some messages dated for the Sunday of the twenty-seventh day of this August about some images of a building stated to had been a former location for the TV station mentioned in that paragraph. 
(*one of the news programs that appeared on the channel for WKRG-TV afterwards had one of the news presenters for their local news operation (Peter Albrecht on "WKRG News 5 at 6:30 [p.m.]") bragging about their news operation being the first to "break in with live coverage" about the crash and about their Facebook page having "thousands" of visitors for its "coverage" of it)

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

News for Monday, August 28th, 2017 (amended)

(amendment note: some of the text in the fourth paragraph below this message was linked to an image of the video described in that paragraph) 
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the second half of the hour of 5:00 p.m. on the Sunday of the twenty-seventh day of this August* had one of the news presenters for their local news operation talking about a national TV program (named "The Great Food Truck Race") involving one of the cities in their local broadcast area (the city of Pensacola in the state of Florida). 
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV between the first and second halves of the hour of 10:00 p.m. on the Saturday of the twenty-sixth day of this August ("WKRG News 5 at 10")** had one of the weather reporters for their local news operation (Thomas Geboy) talking about a video he said was from a "sister station" of theirs (WIAT-TV*** in the city of Birmingham in the central part of the state of Alabama) while having some of the video itself for one of its segments about weather.
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WPMI-TV during the first half of the hour of 5:00 p.m. this Monday ("Local 15 News at 5 p.m.") had audio and video of a person saying a certain profane word with meanings such as excrement from a bull and nonsense while being interviewed by a member of their local news operation (Nicole Fierro) for what appeared to had been a live interview from a remote location in the city of Cleveland in the state of Texas (she had pulled the microphone she was holding in the interview with him away from his face immediately after his saying of the word while he was still speaking before bringing it back around his face again while he was still speaking).****
(*the channel was usually set to have one of their local news programs ("WKRG News 5 at 5") during this time period before having a national news program from their main provider of network programming ("The CBS Weekend News" from the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)) during the second half of it on Sunday in recent times)

(**the program began appearing on the channel a few minutes later than when it was usually set to begin appearing on the channel in recent times due to some special programming (about a professional football game) it had from their main provider of network programming before then)

(***WKRG-TV and WIAT-TV had the same owners due to their being members of a company named the Nexstar Media Group)

(****the video was interrupted by video of one of the news presenters for the program apologizing for the language of the interview before a break in its broadcast) 

Monday, August 28, 2017

News for Sunday, August 27th, 2017

(correction note: the words "the Nexstar Media Group" were removed from the end of the previous report for this weblog ("News for Saturday, August 26th, 2017"))
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 9:00 p.m. this Sunday ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") had one of the news presenters for their local news operation (Lee Peck) using a profane word for "urinate" while presenting a report about a person doing so in a public freezer. 
  • 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 Sunday ("WKRG News 5 at 10") had one of the news presenters for their local news operation (Ashley Knight) talking about their main provider of network programming (the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)) having a "special report for several hours" about a tropical cyclone in the state of Texas named "Harvey".  
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the second half of the hour of 5:00 p.m. this Sunday had one of the sports reporters for their local news operation (Robby Baker) saying some golfers were against "on-time newscasts" after talking about a tournament of golf that appeared on the channel (as part of a special program from their main provider of network programming) before it while presenting a segment of it dedicated to sports (during the first half of the hour of 5:00 p.m.*). 
  • The local news programs that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. this Sunday ("FOX 10 News at 6:00 a.m." and "FOX 10 News at 7:00 a.m.") had one of the weather reporters for their local news operation (Matt Barrentine) acting dramatic and emotional while talking about the cyclone mentioned in the second paragraph of this report for some parts of them dedicated to weather (two examples: constantly using words such as "disaster" and "catastrophic" to describe the effects of the cyclone and comparing it a cyclone named "Katrina"). 
(*the channel was usually set to have a local news program of theirs ("WKRG News 5 at 5") during this time period before having a national news program from their main provider of network programming ("The CBS Weekend News" ) during the second half of it on Sunday in recent times)

Sunday, August 27, 2017

News for Saturday, August 26th, 2017

  • Some of the local news programs that had appeared on the main broadcast channel for WPMI-TV on the Friday on the twenty-fifth day of this August appeared to have video of a member of their local news operation (Nicole Fierro) doing live reports (about a tropical cyclone) from the state of Texas.  
  • One of the hosts of a local TV program dedicated to entertainment and lifestyles that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 9:00 a.m. on the Monday of the twenty-third day of this August (Chasity Byrd of "Studio 10" ) had said a certain chef did not "show up" before presenting some segments of it dedicated to cooking with its other host (Joe Emer).* 
  • 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 Friday ("FOX 10 News at 5:00 p.m." and "FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") each appeared to have video of a news reporter of a national cable TV and satellite TV programming service (Stacey Cohan of the Cable News Network (CNN)) broadcasting from a remote location in the city of Corpus Christi in the state of Texas along with video of some news presenters for the local news operation at WALA-TV (Bob Grip and Lenise Ligon) interacting with her from the interior of a studio.  
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV between the first and second halves of the hour of 10:00 p.m. on the Saturday of the twenty-sixth day of this August ("WKRG News 5 at 10") had its news presenter (Ashley Knight) refer to a member of their holding (or "parent") company** like a member of their own company while introducing video of a news report (this is how she did it: "Now as Hurricane Harvey carves through the coastal end, one of the questions on many peoples' minds is what happens next. WKRG's Wes Rapaport is on the coast and answers that question for us tonight).
 (*the program usually did not have its hosts presenting such segments without chefs) 

Saturday, August 26, 2017

News for Friday, August 25th, 2017

  • This weblog had a article about one of the sports reporters for the local news operation at WKRG-TV (Randy Patrick Setterstrom) using some of their local news programming to promote a plan for one of their local news programs ("WKRG News 5 at 10 [p.m.]") to have a new "show" dedicated to football in their local broadcast area ten minutes after the beginning of the hour of 10:00 p.m. this Friday before some of the local news programming it had before then earlier this Friday had him saying this particular program would have it at either "10:13" (or "ten thirteen") or sometime later this Friday due to a plan for their main broadcast channel to have special programming (about a professional football game) from their main provider of network programming (the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)) during the hours of 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., and 9:00 p.m. this Friday and the possibility of it not ending before 10:00 p.m. this Friday (the channel eventually started having the program with the "show" between thirteen and twenty minutes after the beginning of the hour of 10:00 p.m.). 
  • A Twitter page attributed to a news presenter for one of the local radio programs at WAVH-FM (Kelly Jones for "Mobile Mornings") had a message attributed to her dated for the Thursday of the twenty-fourth day of this August about her and its hosts (Sean Sullivan and Dalton) participating in the exhibition mentioned in the previous paragraph along with some images related to the message whereas a Facebook page about their broadcast operation had the same message and images in addition to other images related to them and a Facebook page attributed to her had all of the images except for the message. 
  • 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. on the Thursday of the twenty-fourth day of this August ( "WKRG News 5 at 5") had one of its news presenters (Peter Albrecht) talking about their selves and their companion station (WFNA-TV) being part of the exhibition mentioned in the last two paragraphs after presenting a report about it. 
(*both WKRG-TV and WFNA-TV and both WZEW-FM and WNSP-FM were members of separate companies (the Nexstar Media Group and Dot Com Plus respectively))

(**a Facebook page attributed to WALA-TV appeared to have live video of a member of their local news operation (Kati Weis) talking about having a report about the lawsuit on the program that appeared on the channel during the hour of 5:00 p.m.)

Friday, August 25, 2017

News for Thursday, August 24th, 2017

  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the first half of the hour of 12:00 p.m. this Thursday ("WKRG News 5 at Noon") had its news presenter (Devon Walsh) refer to defecating as "number two" and "using the bathroom" while presenting a report about a person doing so in a parking lot
  • A former contestant for a national TV program named "American Idol" was a guest on a local TV program dedicated to entertainment and lifestyles that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 9:00 a.m. this Thursday (the name of the guest was Erica Washington; the name of the local TV program with her was "Studio 10"). 
  • A Facebook page attributed to WKRG-TV had what appeared to had been live video of a member of their local news operation (Hayley Minogue) talking about her having won a lottery game in between her working for them this past Wednesday on the twenty-third day of this August (it also had her appearing to interact with some members of its audience about what they would do with the prize money of a separate lottery game she had been doing reports about for the local news programming they had day and her doing what appeared to had been another report about that separate lottery for the local news programming they had that day).

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

News for Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

  • A Twitter page attributed to one of the local radio hosts for WAVH-FM (Sean Sullivan) had a profane message attributed to him dated for the Tuesday of the twenty-second day of this August. 
  • A Facebook page attributed to a former member of the local news operation of a local TV station in the city of Birmingham in the central part of Alabama had a message attributed to him dated for the Monday of the twenty-first day of this August about that day having been his first day of work at WKRG-TV (the name of the station was WIAT-TV; the name of this former member of theirs was Cameron Edgeworth). 
  • One of the hosts of a local TV program dedicated to entertainment and lifestyles that usually appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV from Monday through Friday in recent times (Joe Emer of "Studio 10" ) was one of the news presenters for the local news programs that appeared on the channel during the hours of 5:00 a.m., 6:00 a.m., 7:00 a.m., and 8:00 a.m.  ("FOX 10 News at 5:00 a.m.", "FOX 10 News at 6:00 a.m.", "FOX 10 News at 7:00 a.m.", and "FOX 10 News at 8:00 a.m.") this Wednesday (he said he was "filling in" for one of their regular news presenters (Eric Reynolds) while introducing his self on them*). 
(*he said he had a "flat tire" on his way to "work' while introducing his self on the program that appeared on the channel during the hour of 5:00 a.m. and while speaking to the other host of the program dedicated to entertainment and lifestyles (Chasity Byrd) as part of the installment of it that appeared on the channel during the hour of 9:00 a.m. this Wednesday (he also gave her the names of two persons he said had helped him on his way to "work" after he had realized he had a "flat tire")) 

News for Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017 (amended)

(update for Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017: a new historical feature (a special article) was added to this weblog ("The Story of 'T. Buff' (Tommy Buffington)") and the reason for the asterisk in the third paragraph below this sentence was added to the bottom of this report) 
  • The main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV had some special news programming from their local news operation in place of its regular programming for a few minutes during the hour of 11:00 a.m. this Tuesday.
  • One of the sports reporters for the local news operation at WKRG-TV (Randy Patrick Setterstrom) had used some of their local news programming for the Monday of the twenty-first day of this August to talk about some plans for one of their local news programs to have a new type of "show" about football in their local broadcast area (under the name "Friday Night Football Fever") on a weekly basis beginning with the Friday of the twenty-fifth day of this August (including a special set for its broadcasts and a start time of ten minutes after 10:00 p.m. for its broadcasts (that would be about five minutes earlier than the one for the last series of shows it had football in their local broadcast area in recent times (they usually had the word "sideline" in their names))). 
  • The main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV had a video with an announcement about a plan for it to have regional programming from a provider of syndicated programming (Raycom Media) about a certain football game involving professional football teams from the city of New Orleans in the state of Louisiana and the city of Houston on the Saturday of the twenty-sixth day of this August before having a video similar to it with the exception of it being the main broadcast channel for their companion station (WFNA-TV)* possibly having such a game that Saturday (note: the guides to the main broadcast channel for WFNA-TV for the second half of the hour of 6:00 p.m. and the hours of 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., and 9:00 p.m. for that Saturday from Zap2it and TitanTV seemed to reflect that video whereas their guides to the one for WKRG-TV for the same time periods for that Saturday with the exception of the second half of the hour of 6:00 p.m. seemed to suggest it could have national programming about a different football game involving a different set of teams (from the city of Los Angeles in the state of California) from their main provider of network programming during those hours. 
(*WKRG-TV and WFNA-TV had the same owners due to their being members of the same holding (or "parent") company (the Nexstar Media Group))

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

News for Monday, August 21st, 2017

(note: as of this writing, a special article about the subject of a recent report for this weblog is nearly complete (it was intended to be ready by this Monday))
  • The opening of the local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the first half of the hour of 11:00 a.m. this Monday had the name of the program that usually part of its programming during the first half of the hour of 12:00 p.m.* from Monday through Friday in recent times ("WKRG News 5 at Noon"). 
  • The main broadcast channel for WALA-TV occasionally had special programming (from their local news operation) about a solar eclipse in place of programs that were usually part of its programming during the hours of 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. from Monday through Friday in recent times ("Judge Mathis" (a syndicated program) during the hour of 12:00 p.m. and "The Dr. Oz Show" (a syndicated program) during the hour of 1:00 p.m.) during those hours this Monday. 
  • The main broadcast channel for WALA-TV occasionally had a digital clock with the remaining number of hours, minutes, and seconds until a certain point of the event mentioned in the first paragraph of this report appear over some local news programs of theirs (with "FOX 10 News" in their names) and a local TV program dedicated to entertainment and lifestyles ("Studio 10") between the evening hours of the Sunday of the twentieth day of this August and the morning hours of this Monday before having a graphic with video of the event occasionally appear over some syndicated programs of theirs (including the ones mentioned in the previous paragraph) during the midday hours of this Monday. 
  • A Facebook page attributed to WPMI-TV had video of some special programming from their main provider of network programming (the National Broadcasting Company (NBC)) about the event mentioned in the first paragraph of this report while their main broadcast channel had programs that were usually part of its programming during the hours of 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. for Monday through Friday in recent times ("Local 15 News at Noon" (a local news program) during the first of the hour of 12:00 p.m.), "Gulf Coast Today" (a local program dedicated to entertainment and lifestyles) during the second half of the hour of 12:00 p.m., and "Days of Our Lives" (a serial from the provider of network programming) during the hour of 1:00 p.m.)). . 
(*the channel had special programming about the eclipse mentioned in the first paragraph of this report from their main provider of network programming (the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)) along with special programming of their own about it between the beginning of the hour of 12:00 p.m. and the end of the hour of 2:00 p.m. this Monday) 

Monday, August 21, 2017

News for Sunday, August 20th, 2017

  • The broadcast channels for WEAR-TV appeared to had lost their programming feeds by the midday hours of this Sunday (or sometime between the beginning of the hour of 12:00 p.m. and the end of the first half of the hour of 2:00 p.m.) before regaining them by the end of those hours (sometime during the hour of 4:00 p.m.). 
  • A Facebook page attributed to WKRG-TV had a message attributed to one of its visitors dated for the Saturday of the nineteenth day of this August about an image of what appeared to be a piece of cloth with the logo of a radio station that used to be related to WKRG-TV named WKRG-FM (its later became WMXC-FM (its current name as of its writing).  
  • The main broadcast channel for WALA-TV appeared to have a paid religious program (about an organization named the International Fellowship of Christians & Jews) at a time when it usually did not have a paid program of any kind in recent times (the first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m.) before having the program that was usually part of its programming at that time on Sunday in recent times (a syndicated program named "In Depth with Graham Bensinger") . 

Sunday, August 20, 2017

News for Saturday, August 19th, 2017

(note: an article about the person referenced in the second paragraph below this sentence might appear in a separate section of this weblog by the Monday of the twenty-first day of this August)
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the first half of the hour of 6:00 p.m. this past Friday on the eighteenth day of this August ("WKRG News 5 at 6") had one of its news presenters (Mel Showers) claiming a crew for a national TV program named "Sea Rescue" was "filming" some pelicans that were part of a news report for the program. 
  • A YouTube channel named "Randy Buffington" had some videos about a certain person who usually appeared on some of the local TV stations based in southwest Alabama promoting a company specialized in furniture also based in southwest Alabama (the person was known by the names Tommy Buffington and T. Buff (a shorter version of Tommy Buffington)); as for the name by which the company was known, it was the Hoffman Furniture Company). 

Saturday, August 19, 2017

News for Friday, August 18th, 2017

  • A Facebook attributed to WPMI-TV appeared to have had an image macro (a picture with captions) attributed to its administration being posted in response to a message attributed to one of its visitors this Friday.
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 9:00 p.m. this past Thursday on the seventeenth day of this August ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") had a news presenter for their local news operation named Bob Grip presenting video of a news report attributed to a news reporter for the Cable News Network (CNN) named Omar Jimenez with audio of the reporter saying, "Reporting for FOX 10 News. I'm Omar Jimenez. Back to you, Bob" near the end of it before the news presenter saying, "Thanks, Omar" afterwards. 
  • Some of the local TV programs broadcast by WALA-TV since the Thursday of the seventeenth day of this August (including news programs (with "FOX 10 News" in their names) and a program dedicated to entertainment and lifestyles (named "Studio 10")) had some members of their local news operation talking about a plan for their main broadcast channel to have a special program of theirs that was part of its programming on the Wednesday of the nineteenth day of July of this calendar year ("Storm Ready 2017") be part of its programming again on the Sunday of the twentieth day of this August (during the first half of its hour of 3:00 p.m.).
  • The local news programs that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the first and second halves of the hour of 6:00 p.m. this past Thursday ("WKRG News 5 at 6" and "WKRG News 5 at 6:30") had one of their news presenters talking about a special programming plan for their main broadcast channel for the Monday of the twenty-first day of this August (the plan was for the channel for have a local news program during the first half of the hour of 11:00 a.m. before having an episode of a serial from their main provider of network programming that was usually part of its programming plan for the second half of the hour of 12:00 p.m. for Monday through Friday in recent times ("The Bold and the Beautiful" from the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)) during the second half of the hour of 11:00 a.m.* before having special news programming from the provider (about a solar eclipse expected to occur that day) during the hours of 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. with special programming of their own (about the eclipse expected to occur that day) in between from about fifteen minutes after the beginning of the hour of 1:00 p.m. until about forty-five minutes after the beginning of it.  
(*the channel was usually set to have an episode of a different serial from the same provider ("The Young and the Restless") during both halves of the hour of 11:00 a.m. for Monday through Friday in recent times)  

Friday, August 18, 2017

News for Thursday, August 17th, 2017 (amended)

(amendment note: the name of the weather reporter in the paragraph below was linked to an article about him on a separate World Wide Web site) 
  • The main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV had a video with audio of an announcer talking about catching "first alert" weather forecasts through a radio station named WDLT-FM between some of the breaks in its programming between the Wednesday of the sixteenth day of this August and this Thursday (the video also had some text (including "WKRG-DT", "Mobile", and "Pensacola") and graphics (including a logo for the radio station)).  

Thursday, August 17, 2017

News for Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

  • A Facebook page attributed to a business based in the city of Mobile in southwest Alabama named Sign Pro had a message (along with some static images) attributed to its administration dated for the Saturday of the twelfth day of this August about some members of the business having developed a "backdrop" for WKRG-TV.    
  • Some of the news presenters for the local news operation at WKRG-TV had said some reporters of theirs were in parts of the state of Alabama outside of their local broadcast area for what appeared to had been live reports (about certain candidates for the election mentioned in the previous paragraph) from those areas in their local news programming this past Tuesday (the reporters outside of the area included the ones named Hayley Minogue in the city of Birmingham and Emily DeVoe in the city of Montgomery). 
  • 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 Monday on the fourteenth day of this August ("FOX 10 News at 5:00 p.m." and "FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") had one of their news presenters talking about a plan for the program it had during the hour of 9:00 p.m. to have a "30-minute special" about a certain type of event expected to occur on the Monday of the twenty-first day of this August (a solar eclipse) during the first half of that hour on the Sunday of the twenty-first day of this August. 

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

News for Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

  • A Facebook page attributed to WABF-AM had a message attributed to its administration dated for the tenth day of this August about a member of their broadcast operation (a radio announcer, a manager of sales, and a promoter of plans for contests, concerts, and other events) named Wallace (Bill) Milham having died on the Tuesday of the eighth day of this August before having a message attributed to a relative of his dated for the Thursday of the eleventh day of this August (it was originally on a Facebook page attributed to the relative).
  • One of the news reporters for the local news operation at WPMI-TV (Ethel Zora Asberry) had helped host a local TV program of theirs dedicated to entertainment and lifestyles ("Gulf Coast Today" ) usually co-hosted of the operation who were either a weather reporter (Jake Dunne) or both a news presenter and weather reporter (Kelly Foster) in recent times with its regular host (Terra Reeves) for its installment for the Friday on the twelfth day of this August (it had appeared on the main broadcast for WPMI-TV during the second half of the hour of 12:00 p.m. that day before appearing on the one for WJTC-TV during the second half of the hour of 5:00 p.m. that day).
  • A Facebook page attributed to WKRG-TV had a recording of what appeared to had been some live video of a sports reporter and a weather reporter for their local news operation (Robby Baker and Thomas Geboy respectively) talking about sports with a message stating it was live during the last half of the hour before the one in which their main broadcast channel usually had local news programming on a daily basis in recent times (the first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m.) for the Sunday on the thirteenth day of this August (note: the channel had such programming during the hour later than usual* that Sunday due to some special programming (from their main provider of network programming (the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)) it had earlier that day (it was about a tournament of golf). 
(*the channel was usually set to have such programming from the beginning of the hour until no later than one minute after the beginning of the second half of it with advertisements in between in a daily basis in recent times). 

Monday, August 14, 2017

News for Monday, August 14th, 2017

(note: the second paragraph of the report titled "News for Sunday, August 13th, 2017" was amended with additional information (it was about the time period in which a local TV news program was broadcast that day)) 
  • A Facebook page attributed to a news reporter for the local news operation at WPMI-TV named Christian Jennings had a message attributed to her dated for the Friday of the eleventh day of this August about a new advertisement for their local news operation along with video of the advertisement itself (the message and video were shared with a Facebook page attributed to WPMI-TV afterwards). 
  • The main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV and an Internet video stream normally used for their local news programs in recent times had a special program about what appeared to had been a live debate involving candidates for the position of mayor of city of Mobile in southwest Alabama* during the hour of 6:00 p.m. this Monday (a Facebook page attributed to WKRG-TV had video of about half of the program (with captions) before having video one of the news reporters for their local news operation (Joseph Blake (J. B.) Biunno) talking about the program (such as audio problems in its broadcast) and appearing to respond to comments about it from its audience during a break in its broadcast having video of him talking about "technical problems" preventing them from having the second half of the program on the page**). 
  • A Facebook page attributed to WKRG-TV had a recording of what appeared to had been live video of some members of their local news operation (a news presenter and news reporter named Ashley Knight, a weather reporter named Thomas Geboy, and a sports reporter named Robby Baker) talking about news, weather, and sports during the second half of the hour of 6:00 p.m. for the Saturday of the twelfth day of this August along with a message about the main broadcast channel for their broadcast operation not having a local news program during the first half of that hour in accordance with their regular programming plan for Saturday in recent times (note: the channel had special programming (from their main provider of network programming: the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) about a tournament of golf during that time period.
(*only two of the candidates for the position were part of the debate (William Sandys (Sandy) Stimpson (its current holder) and Samuel (Sam) Jones (its most previous holder)***)

(**a recording of both halves of the program (with advertisements between them) was uploaded onto a World Wide Web site attributed to WKRG-TV)

(***the names of the candidates who were not part of the debate were Anthony Leonard Thompson and Donavette Ely).  

News for Sunday, August 13th, 2017 (amended)

  • The main broadcast channel for WALA-TV had a theatrical movie named "Ghostbusters" both last Sunday (the sixth day of this August (during the hours of 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.)) and this Sunday (during the second half of the hour of 1:00 p.m. and the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.). 
  • An update to a profile of a Facebook page attributed to WZEW-FM dating back to the fourth day of this August involved what appeared to be a new logo for promoting their broadcast operation (note: some messages on the page attributed to its administrating dated for the Tuesday of the eighth day of this August and the Thursday of the tenth day of this August were posted with images of the logo normally used for promoting their broadcast operation before the one used in that update**).  
  • 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 Saturday ("WKRG News 5 at 10") had one of the sports reporters for their local news operation (Robby Baker) telling the news presenter for the program (Ashley Knight) that a "crazy day of golf" caused them to be "bumped off the air" that Saturday (the channel had special programming (from their main provider of network programming (the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)) about a golf tournament during one of its regular time periods for having local news programming on Saturday in recent times (the first half of the hour of 6:00 p.m.)). 
(*the channel was usually set to have the program from the beginning of the hour until no later than one minute after the beginning of the second half of it on Sunday in recent times (it had the program later than usual this Sunday due to some special programming (from their main provider of network programming) it had earlier that day (it was about the golf tournament mentioned in the third paragraph from the top of this report)
(**a World Wide Web site attributed to their broadcast operation still had images of the logo normally used for promoting their broadcast operation before that update)

Sunday, August 13, 2017

News for Saturday, August 12th, 2017

  • A Facebook page attributed to WALA-TV had what appeared to had been live video of the news presenter mentioned in the previous paragraph saying a candidate for the Senate of the United States from Alabama named Mo Brooks was the studio for their local news programs for an interview with a national cable TV and satellite TV programming service named the FOX News Channel and that he had talked to him about the "race" for the position of the Senate for which he was campaigning in recent times this past Friday on the eleventh day of this August.
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the hour of 5:00 a.m. this Saturday ("WKRG News 5 This Morning: Saturday") had a member of their local news operation who usually only did news presentations for some of the local news programming they had for Monday through Friday in recent times (Devon Walsh) be its news presenter for this Saturday and videos of what appeared to been live news reports from remote locations involving its regular news presenter (Chad Petri). 
  • A World Wide Web site named LinkedIn had a profile of a person named Mary Smith* stating she had joined the local news operation of WKRG-TV for a position in news reporting earlier this August (note: the news presenter for the local news program mentioned in the first paragraph had attributed one of its reports to her while introducing video of it (she was called "News 5's Mary Smith" in the introduction).*
(*by the time of this writing, a World Wide Web site attributed to WKRG-TV did not have a profile of her)

Saturday, August 12, 2017

News for Friday, August 11th, 2017 (amended)

(note: the first paragraph below was amended for clarity) 
  • An Internet video stream for local news programs for WALA-TV and a recording of some of the the local news programs it had this past Thursday on the tenth day of this August added to a YouTube channel attributed to WALA-TV by then. 
  • The main broadcast channel for WPMI-TV was set to have special regional programming (including a live football game) and special local programming (about elections expected to occur later this calendar year) between the second half of the hour of 6:00 p.m. and the end of the hour of 9:00 p.m. this Friday (it was usually set to have a syndicated news program named "Entertainment Tonight" during the second half of the hour of 6:00 p.m. and various network programs from their main provider of network programming (the National Broadcasting Company (NBC)) during the hours of 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., and 9:00 p.m.** on a daily basis in recent times).
  • A Facebook page attributed to WKRG-TV had video of some members of their local news operation (Bill Riales (news presenter), Jessica Taloney (news presenter), and Thomas Geboy (weather reporter)) appearing to talk about some of the functions of the operation in addition to their working on the local news program that appeared on their main broadcast channel 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. (under the name "WKRG News This Morning") this Friday (it also had some acknowledgements of the audience for the video and discussions of topics unrelated to the news operation such as the idea of hunting "alligators" (or crocodiles) and a story about one of the members "running over" one of them (the program had various reports about them being hunted in the state of Alabama in its broadcast this Friday)). 
(*only two of the candidates were shown in the videos for the polls (the names of the candidates shown were William Sandys (Sandy) Stimpson (the current holder of the position) and Samuel (Sam) Jones ; the names of the ones not shown were Anthony Leonard Thompson and Donavette Ely)

(**the channel was set to have programs listed as being part of the programming plan of the provider for that time period on a site attributed to a holding company for the provider (NBCUniversal) and an edition of the syndicated news program between about seven minutes after the beginning of the hour of 1:00 p.m. and about seven minutes after the beginning of the second half of the hour of 4:00 a.m. this Saturday on the twelfth day of this Saturday (it was usually set to have a rebroadcast of a certain part of a news program from the provider named "Today" (usually segments for the last hour in which it was live from Monday through Friday in recent times), a rebroadcast of an installment of a discussion program from the provider named "Mad Money", a paid program (or "infomercial"), and a rebroadcast of the syndicated news program during that time period with the exception of its last 30 minutes from Tuesday through Saturday in recent times) 

Friday, August 11, 2017

News for Thursday, August 10th, 2017

  • Some recent Firefox browsers were usually capable of having a certain brand of video players (JW Player) capable of playing previous parts of local news programs on the main broadcast channel for WPMI-TV through an Internet video stream for them until sometime between this past June and this August.*
  • A World Wide Web site attributed to WKRG-TV had a page suggesting its visitors could join their plan to hold a debate with candidates for the position of the city of Mobile in southwest Alabama by "record[ding]" their selves asking questions for candidates and have the recordings "message[d]" to a Facebook page attributed to their broadcast operation (note: the video on the page was used as cover video for the Facebook page).** 
  • A Facebook page attributed to WFNA-TV had a message attributed to its administration dated for this Thursday about some special programming plans for the main broadcast channel of WKRG-TV*** for this Thursday, this Friday (the eleventh day of this August), and this Saturday (the twelfth day of this August) (note: the Facebook page mentioned in the previous paragraph also had the message (under the words "Visitor Posts" and "WKRG was mentioned in a post.")).**** 
(*the same browsers were also usually susceptible to having a video player of this brand capable for playing previous parts of local news programs on the main broadcast channel for WEAR-TV through an Internet video stream normally used for them (WPMI-TV and WEAR-TV were related to each other due to their being members of the same holding (or "parent") company (the Sinclair Broadcast Group)) 
(**only two of the candidates were shown in the video and the videos for the polls mentioned in the second paragraph from the top of this report (the names of the candidates shown were William Sandys (Sandy) Stimpson (the current holder of the position) and Samuel (Sam) Jones ; the names of the ones not shown were Anthony Leonard Thompson and Donavette Ely)
(***WKRG-TV and WFNA-TV were related to each other due to their having the same owners and their being members of the same holding company (the Nexstar Media Group)).

(****the message had the word "Friday" directly above the names of the programs in the programming plan for this Saturday)) 

Thursday, August 10, 2017

News for Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

  • A World Wide Web site attributed to WKRG-TV had an article dated for this Wednesday about some members of their local news operation and other news operations being removed from a meeting with the governor of Alabama earlier this Wednesday. 
  • Some of the local news programs broadcast by WKRG-TV this Wednesday had some members of their local news operation talking about callers of a local radio program for WAVH-FM* reacting to news about the president of the United States endorsing a member of the Senate of the United States from Alabama for some reports they had about how those callers and other folks reacted to the news (they also had video of a computer monitor displaying a World Wide Web site attributed to WAVH-FM as audio of what may or may not been one of those callers played before having video of one of the hosts for the program (Sean Sullivan) talking about callers like that one).  
(*he was all ready the holder of the position) 
(**the names of the other candidates besides the ones named William Sandys Stimpson and Samuel Jones were Anthony Leonard Thompson and Donavette Ely)

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

News for Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 9:00 p.m. this Tuesday ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") had one of its news presenters (Bob Grip) saying he had "reached out" to a reporter for a TV station on an island named Guam (Isa Baza of KUAM-TV) before having audio of her talking about some other folks on the island were responding to a recent threat against it from a country named North Korea.
  • The last segment of 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. this Tuesday ("WKRG News 5 This Morning") ended with its news presenters (Bill Riales and Jessica Taloney) and weather reporter (Thomas Geboy*) appearing silent (the news presenters appeared to be working on computers whereas the weather reporter appeared to wave toward one of its cameras) after one of the news presenters (Jessica Taloney) told its audience they would have more "back to school" pictures on one of their other local news programs this Tuesday ("WKRG News 5 at 9" during on the first half of the hour of 9:00 a.m.) since the one with her had videos unrelated to them appear in place of them near the end of the segment (such as video of a motorcycle said to had "burst into flames" after being hit an a "SUV" and some video of some persons in a framed picture and the words "deadly home invasion") for a report of theirs about the person being shot to death) and after the other news presenter told its audience about the members of their local news operations set to be its news presenter and weather reporters (Devon Walsh and Thomas Geboy).**
(*at least one of the news presenters said he was substituting for its regular weather reporter (John Nodar (he was also the regular weather reporter for the one set to appear on the channel during the first half of the hour of 9:00 a.m. this Tuesday))
 
(**their local news programs usually had one or more of their news presenters and/or reporters saying parting words to their audiences (such as "good night" and "ta-ta") before having an animated sequence with a professional announcer (Jeff Davis) saying a law firm in the city of Mobile named Greene & Phillips had sponsored "aerial footage" for them and an animated sequence with the name of their holding (or "parent") company (the Nexstar Media Group) for the last few seconds of their broadcasts in recent times).

Monday, August 7, 2017

News for Monday, August 7th, 2017

  • A Facebook page attributed to WPMI-TV had video of what appeared to had been a debate between two candidates for the position of mayor of the city of Mobile in southwest Alabama (William Sandys (Sandy) Stimpson* and Samuel (Sam) Jones) that appeared on their main broadcast channel during the hour of 6:00 p.m. this Monday.** 
  • Between the previous calendar week and this Monday, the main broadcast channels for WKRG-TV and WPMI-TV had advertisements about their plans to hold debates between candidates for the position of mayor of the city of Mobile this August (both of their advertisements had videos of only the candidates mentioned in the previous paragraph***). 
  • The news presenters for the local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 5:00 p.m. this Monday (Bob Grip and Lenise Ligon of "FOX 10 News at 5:00 p.m.") appeared to express their personal feelings over some video of a report about a person drowning in the city of Magnolia Springs in southwest Alabama on the Saturday of the fifth day of this August (the one named Lenise Ligon said, "Thoughts and prayers with that family (relatives of the person said to had drowned). Heavy, heavy hearts"; the one named Bob Grip said, "How awful. Awful, story" immediately after the other one) 
(*the one named William Sandys Stimpson was all ready in the position) 

(**some video of what appeared to be the candidates being given the rules for the format of the debate they were set to have was uploaded onto a Facebook attributed to one of the news reporters for the local news operation at WPMI-TV (Muriel Bailey))

(***the names of the other candidates were Anthony Leonard Thompson and Donavette Ely).   

News for Sunday, August 6th, 2017

  • A Facebook page attributed to a person named Ric Kahuna Nesbitt had a message (with an image) attributed to the person dated for the Tuesday of the twenty-ninth day of July for this calendar year about a "record" from a former radio station based in the city in Mobile in southwest Alabama named WABB (AM). 
  • A Facebook page attributed to WPMI-TV had some messages attributed to its administration and a candidate for the position of mayor of the city of Mobile in southwest Alabama (Anthony Leonard Thompson) dated for the Saturday of the fifth day of this August concerning some parts of a plan for WPMI-TV to hold a debate between only two other candidates for the position (William Sandys (Sandy) Stimpson* and Samuel (Sam) Jones) on the Monday of the seventh day of this August (the name of the only other candidate for the position was Donavette Ely).**  
  • One of the members of the local news operation at WKRG-TV who usually only did news reports for their local news programming in recent times (Katarina Luketich) had assumed the role of news presenter for the local news program that appeared on their main broadcast channel during the hour of 5:00 a.m. this past Saturday ("WKRG News 5 This Morning: Saturday") and the one that appeared on it during the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. this Sunday ("WKRG News 5 This Morning: Sunday") instead of the member was usually their news presenter before her (Chad Petri).***
  • One of the members of the local news operation at WKRG-TV who usually only did weather reports for their local news programming in recent times (Thomas Geboy) had assumed the role of news presenter for the first quarter of the one that appeared on its main broadcast channel during the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. this Sunday (specifically the parts of it that appeared on the channel during the first half of the hour of 6:00 a.m. this Sunday) before the member mentioned in the previous paragraph who usually only did news reports for the operation in recent times.****
(*the one named William Sandys Stimpson was all ready in the position) 
(**the news presenter for the local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WPMI-TV during the first half of the hour of 5:00 p.m. this Sunday (Andrea Ramey of "Local 15 News at 5 p.m.") had used part of the program to talk about the parts of the plan discussed in the messages)
(***the one named Katarina Luketich had been part of the local news operation since this past July whereas the one named Chad Petri had been part of it since the calendar year 2007). 

(****the one named Thomas Geboy had been part of their news operation since the calendar year 2016)

Sunday, August 6, 2017

News for Saturday, August 5th, 2017

  • Some of the local news programs broadcast by WKRG-TV earlier this calendar week had videos of news reports* with a former news presenter and news reporter of their local news operation (Avery Cotton** of WFLA-TV in the city of Tampa in the state of Florida). 
  • The weather reporter for the local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WPMI-TV during the first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m. this Saturday ("Local 15 News at 10 p.m.") was a member of their local news operation who was not usually its weather reporter for that time period on Saturday in recent times (the name of the member who was usually its weather reporter for that time period on Saturday was Jake Dunne; as for the name of the one who was its weather reporter for that time period this Saturday, it was Jessica Townsend).
  • 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 Thursday on the third day of this August ("WKRG News 5 at 10") had a one of its news presenters (Mel Showers) say some some members of their local news operation named Bill Riales, Jessica Taloney, and Thomas Geboy were to be part of one of their other news programs this past Friday while a static image consisting only of those named Bill Riales and Jessica Taloney and a different member named John Nodar was shown (the one named John Nodar was usually its weather reporter whereas the ones named Bill Riales and Jessica Taloney were usually its news presenters in recent times; as for Thomas Geboy, he was usually the weather reporter for their local news programs on Saturday and Sunday in recent times).
(*they were about a tropical cyclone named (named "Emily") affecting parts of the state of Florida outside of their local broadcast area)
(**she was also related to another former news presenter of theirs (and that of the local news operation for WPMI-TV): Drexel Gilbert (she was her mother)). 

Saturday, August 5, 2017

News for Friday, August 4th, 2017

  • According to WPMI-TV, they have had some technical problems in some of their local news programming since their master control facilities in the city of Mobile in southwest Alabama were moved to a hub in the city of Pensacola in the state of Florida in recent times.
  • A Facebook page attributed to a member of the local news operation at WALA-TV named Devan Coffaro had a message attributed to her dated for the Wednesday of the second day of this August about it being the last day one of its other members (Candace Murphy) was to be part of its operation (some Facebook messages attributed to that member had suggested she was to be part of the local news operation of a TV station in the city of Columbia in the state of South Carolina (WACH-TV) after leaving the one for WALA-TV).
  • A live video stream for WALA-TV had a loop of some of the local news programming they during the morning hours of this past Wednesday (specifically from between the beginning of the second half of its hour of 4:00 a.m. and the first 20 minutes of its hour of 8:00 a.m.) instead of the local news programming they had during the evening hours of that Wednesday (from between its hour of 9:00 p.m. and the end of the first half of its hour of 10:00 p.m.) before having their local news programming they had during the morning hours of the Thursday of the third day of this August (from the middle of its hour of 4:00 a.m.). 
  • The local news programs that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during second half of the hour of 6:00 p.m. and the first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m. this past Thursday ("WKRG News 5 at 10") had one of the news reporters for their local news operation (Allen Carter) saying a "crew" for a national TV program (based on actual crimes) named "The First 48" was located where a certain crime had occurred in the city of Mobile that day (note: when he started talking about the "crew" on the news program that appeared on the channel during the first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m., he appeared to had referred to one of the news presenters for the program (Rose Ann Haven) using the opening sequence of the program to say that the crime and three other crimes like it (each of them had occurred in the city of Mobile*) had occurred the same day the city of Mobile was to be in the "national spotlight" on a new edition of the national program (named "A Murder of Mobile") set to be broadcast that day). 
(*this hyperlink leads to reports about those crimes and reports of another crime in the city of Mobile similar to them having occurred this Friday)

Thursday, August 3, 2017

News for Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

  • A Facebook page attributed to WAVH-FM had a message attributed to its administration dated for this Thursday about a plan to have live audio of a special TV program WKRG-TV could have on their main broadcast channel on the Monday of the fourteenth day of this August. 
  • 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 second day of this August ("WKRG News 5 at 10") had video of one of the weather reporters for their local news operation (Alan Sealls) performing what appeared to had been a dance commonly called "the moonwalk" and standing on the tips of his toes with his knees bent for a report about how to view a solar eclipse. 
  • According to a Facebook page attributed to WFNA-TV, their main broadcast channel had videos of what appeared to be had been live programming segments from a bar in the city of Pensacola in the state of Florida between some of its programs for the hour of 5:00 p.m. this Thursday (according to the guides to the channel from Zap2it, TitanTV, and TV Guide on the World Wide Web, two episodes of a comedic TV program named "Friends" were set to be part of its programming during that hour this Thursday). 
  • One of the local news segment that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during one of its breaks from having a national TV program from their main provider of network programming between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. this past Wednesday  ("CBS This Morning" from the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)) had audio of one of the weather reporters for their local news operation (Thomas Geboy) doing a traffic report instead of audio of the person who usually did such reports for their local news programming in recent times (a radio announcer for WBHY-FM named Kenny Fowler) in spite of its introduction for him by its news presenter (Jessica Taloney).*
(*the segments that appeared on the channel during the last five minutes of the first and second halves of the hour of 7:00 a.m. that Wednesday had audio of the person who usually did traffic reports for their local news programming in recent times)

News for Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

(note: the name of a national TV programming service mentioned in the third paragraph of the report titled "News for Monday, July 31st, 2017" was corrected (it had "A+E" as its name rather than "A&E") 
  • A Facebook page attributed to Alabama Public Radio had a message attributed to an engineer of theirs dated for this past Tuesday on the first day this August about a new satellite receiver being installed at their network station in southwest Alabama (WHIL-FM) that day (an image of what appeared to be a satellite receiver was posted along with the message). 
  • The main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV had an advertisement with a professional announcer normally used for some of their local news programming in recent times (Jeff Davis) telling its audience about the channel being their "exclusive home" of certain "pre-season" football games expected to occur before the regular season for professional football games later this calendar year (games involving the Saints of the city of New Orleans in the state of Louisiana) and that it would have special programming about one of them on the Thursday of the tenth day of this August (the beginning the second half of the hour of 6:00 p.m. was listed as the time when it would begin having this type of special programming that day (it was usually set to have a local news program during that time period (under the name "WKRG News 5 at 6:30") before having network programs from their main provider of network programming (the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)) during the hours of 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., and 9:00 p.m. from Monday through Friday in recent times)).  
  • The guides to the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV from Zap2it, TitanTV, and Comcast for the Friday of the eleventh day of this August and the Saturday of the twelfth day of this August had listings of programs listed on a site attributed to their main provider of network programming as being part of their plan for such programming for the hours of the Thursday of the tenth day of this August it could have special programming in place of them in accordance with the advertisement mentioned in the previous paragraph (the programs named "Big Brother" and "Zoo" were listed from the seventh minute of the hour of 1:00 a.m. to about the seventh minute of the hour of 3:00 a.m. for that Friday of the eleventh day of this August whereas the ones named "The Big Bang Theory" and "Kevin Can Wait" were listed from the seventh minute of the hour of 1:00 a.m. to the seventh minute of the hour of 2:00 a.m. for the Saturday of the twelfth day of this August (note: the guides usually had "paid programs" listed for those time periods for Monday through Friday in recent times)).