Wednesday, January 3, 2018

News for Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

  • The main broadcast channel for WALA-TV had no break between having the last segment of the local news program it had during the hour of 8:00 a.m. and the first segment of the local entertainment and lifestyles program it had during the hour of 9:00 a.m. this Tuesday (the names of those programs were "FOX 10 News at 8:00 a.m." and "Studio 10").* 
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m. on the Monday of the first day of this January ("FOX 10 News at 10:00 p.m.") had its news presenter (Lee Peck**) saying, "Because we're stupid, I like that" after having video of a report involving a person saying, "Cause we're stupid".
  • 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") had one of its news reporters (Katarina Luketich) saying, "Pizza, that's how I celebrate anything, so I can't blame him" after presenting a report of how a certain coach (named Nick Saban) celebrated a certain game of football involving a team with whom he was associated (the football team for the University of Alabama).
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 9:00 p.m. on the Monday of the first day of this January ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") had its news presenter (Lee Peck***) referring to a member of the news operation at WALA-TV (named Devan Coffaro) usually called a "news reporter" in some of the local news programming it had in recent times as a "sports reporter" whereas some captions for an Internet video stream of the program appeared to had referred to the reporter by what she was usually called.  
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV on the Monday of the first day of this January ("WKRG News 5 at 10") had an animated sequence often used for announcements of "breaking news" between previous installments of it (and other local news programs for the channel in recent times) after the animated sequences often used to begin them in recent times with the exception of the one for the reports related to weather they had before them during those times instead of either one of them or even the one with audio of an announcer saying, "From WKRG News 5, the gulf coast's news leader: breaking news now" used in place of them in certain installments of it during those times. 
(*update for Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018: the channel had a break between the installments of those programs it had during those same periods of time this Wednesday)
(**he was not a regular news presenter for it)
(***he was not a regular news present for installments of it for calendar days other than Sunday in recent times)

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