Thursday, February 22, 2018

News for Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

(note: one of the commentaries for this weblog ("Commentary: A profile of a passionate reporter and a comparison of reports related to sports for a certain TV station") was amended for clarity)
  • A Facebook page attributed to WKRG-TV appeared to have had a hyperlink attributed to its administration dated for the Monday of the nineteenth day of this February to an article on a World Wide Web site attributed to WKRG-TV also dated for that Monday concerning an interview for a type of segment of programming they occasionally had on their main broadcast channel during the last five minutes of the first half of the hour of 8:00 a.m. from Monday through Friday in recent times along with a recording of the interview itself  (note: the page usually did not appeared to have had such hyperlinks to such articles and/or recordings by then in recent times). 
  • 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 Monday of the nineteenth day of this February ("WKRG News 5 at 5") appeared to have had one of its reporters (a news reporter named Joseph Blake (J. B.) Biunno) saying, "Pete, Devon, I know that the two of you have tablets right there on the anchor desk -- you know that gets a lot of hands-on time, you might want to get some wipes after the show" and one of its news presenters (Peter Albrecht) saying, "Yeah, we've got them right now" immediately afterwards before appearing to point a thumb toward its other news presenter (Devon Walsh) while saying, "Germaphobe" immediately afterwards (the one named Devon Walsh appeared to laugh immediately afterwards). 
  • 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. on the Monday of the nineteenth day of this February appeared to have had its weather reporter (Alan Sealls) saying, "Our evening skies brought in the clouds and if you look closely on radar a few showers are showing up mainly toward our west in Jackson County: one of them on Allen Road; good name for a road" and a certain video of a certain report involving a certain type of ending not normally used in the endings of other reports like it in some of the local news programming it had in recent times (it had involved a certain location being described as secure than than just the name of the location itself in accordance with the other reports) "Reporting from a secure location in Mobile, I'm Christina Andress".
  • 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. on the Sunday of the eighteenth day of this February ("WKRG News 5 at 10") appeared to have had audio of its news presenter (Ashley Knight) saying, "Well it's been a picture-perfect weekend across the gulf coast; warm, sunny, great weather to be outside; here's a live look at current conditions over at USS Alabama; a little bit of a fog rolling in, but some enjoyed themselves today by jumping in the pool. Check out this video taken in Spanish Fort earlier today of kids splashing around; lots of fun to have there. Meteorologist Thomas Geboy joins us now for a look at our workweek forecast" and video of its weather reporter (Thomas Geboy) saying, "A lot of folks will have the day off from work tomorrow for Washington's birthday" without explaining the "Washington's birthday" part of what he appeared to had been saying (note: the program appeared to have had some graphics involving text of "Get Outside and Enjoy This Weather" and "KIDS ENJOY A SUNDAY DIP IN SPANISH FORT" while having the part of the aforementioned audio involving the words "Spanish Fort"). 
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 5:00 p.m. on the Monday of the nineteenth day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 5:00 p.m.") appeared to have had a video of a report in which a certain subject named "Bobby Love" was described as someone "not showing love" whereas 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. that Monday ("WKRG News 5 at 6:00 p.m." appeared to have one of its news presenters (Rose Ann Haven) saying, "First on Five, a fire over love. A man is now in custody for an arson last night at the pathways apartment complex in midtown Mobile. Investigators took Bobby Walsh Love the Second into custody this afternoon. As News 5's Katarina Luketich reports, investigators say a fight over a woman could be to blame (note: the opening for the second program appeared to have had audio of its other news presenter (Mel Showers) saying, "A fire over love: a suspect is now in custody for an arson at a local apartment complex; why investigators say a woman could be behind it all" while having graphics involving text of "A Fire Over Love?"). 

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Commentary: A profile of a passionate reporter and a comparison of reports related to sports for a certain TV station (amended)

  • Some of the local news programming WKRG-TV had on their main broadcast channel in recent times appeared to have had a certain reporter of theirs (a sports reporter named Robby Baker) expressing strong feelings related to sports and certain colleagues of his (specifically other members of the news operation at WKRG-TV) in parts of them related to sports in recent times (for example, the local news program it had during the first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m. on the Saturday of the seventeenth day of this February ("WKRG News 5 at 10") appeared to have had audio of this reporter saying, "Anytime somebody puts up thirty-two runs at a baseball game, I am going to mention it", "I am also going to be honest to all of you at home; I just like saying 'Chanticleers'; it's a very fun mascot", "For every two--yen, there is a yang; the Jags softball tournament in Starkville for the February freezer tournament; two games today against Murray State and Mississippi State; cue Thomas Geboy's happy dance. Bulldogs were a winner; the Jags were not; they dropped both games in the softball doubleheader", and "Sadly I was stuck here in the office most of the day; so I wasn't able to get out and enjoy the beautiful weather, but I did get to spend the day in the office with some beautiful people. Awwww, and we all got to watch Pensacola's Bubba Watson play some beautiful golf" (note: one of the weather reporters for the program was named "Thomas Geboy")).
Some interesting comparisons of some reports concerning a certain subject for some of the local news programming WKRG-TV had on their main broadcast channel in recent times:

(amendment note: the first and second paragraphs below this were one amended for clarity (they had involved displacing the word "article" with "commentary"))
  • 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. on the Saturday of the seventeenth day of this February ("WKRG News 5 at 6") appeared to have the reporter mentioned near the beginning of the first paragraph from the top of this commentary saying, "It was also a rough afternoon for the Auburn Tigers; usually I'm telling about--usually I'm telling you about them winning; that was not the case; we had a scary moment in this one; Anfernee McLemore suffered a gruesome ankle injury; now he had to be stretchered off. I'll spare you to visuals; if you actually really must see it, you can look it up online yourself" while having some videos related to the sport of basketball for a part of it related to sports (he appeared to had been saying this before having them "We've got a full slate of college basketball on this fine Saturday afternoon").
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. on the Sunday of the eighteenth day of this February ("WKRG News 5 This Morning: Sunday") appeared to have had its news presenter (Chad Petri) saying, "In sports this morning it was a rough afternoon yesterday for the Auburn Tigers; a scary moment in this one; Anfernee McLemore suffered a gruesome ankle injury; had to be stretchered off; we're not going to show the injury, it's just too graphic; it's out there online if you want to see it" while having some videos related to the sport of basketball for a part of it related to various sports.
  • 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. on the Saturday of the seventeenth day of this February ("WKRG News 5 at 10") appeared to have had audio of one of reporter mentioned in the first paragraph near the top of this commentary saying, "Rough afternoon for Auburn Tigers fans; scary moment in this one early [on]; Anfernee McLemore suffered a gruesome ankle injury; had to be stretchered off; I'll spare you the visual of the actual  injury, it's just too graphic; if you really must see it, you can look it up on your own time online" for a part of it related to various sports.  

News for Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

  • Some of the local news programming WKRG-TV had on their main broadcast channel in recent times occasionally had a horizontal image appearing vertically (or "sideways") on a monitor set in a vertical position immediately after having it appearing horizontally over their video feed for the programming ("full screen").  
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the second half of the hour of 9:00 p.m. and the first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m. on the Saturday of the seventeenth day of this February and the one that appeared on it during the hour of 6:00 a.m. on the Sunday of the eighteenth day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 6:00 a.m.") each appeared to have had their respective news presenters (Shelby Myers for the first one; Asha Staples for the second one) using the words "precious couple" in reference to a certain couple while appearing to introduce a video of a report concerning a couple of persons
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. on the Sunday of the eighteenth day of this February ("WKRG News 5 This Morning: Sunday") appeared to have had audio of its news presenter (Chad Petri) referring to a news program of theirs by a name not normally used in reference to the local news programming it had in recent times ("News 5: Early Edition" (note: this was how it was used, "Be sure to join our TV pals Ashley Knight, Thomas Geboy, and Robby Baker later tonight for 'News 5: Early Edition', then also for 'News 5' at ten o'clock")) 
  • The last part of the local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the first half of the hour of 7:00 a.m. on the Sunday of the eighteenth day of this February appeared to have had a static image with some text of "HAPPY BIRTHDAY ASHA!!!!" immediately after having some video with graphics relater to weather with audio of its weather reporter (Matt Barrentine) saying, "That's your seven-day outlook and a big...happy, happy birthday to some--somebody who is going to be looking at her birthday coming up tomorrow" and video of its news presenter (Asha Staples) appearing to say, "Yeah, I'm glad those rain chances are kind of pushed toward Tuesday rather than Wednesday, so thank you for that, Matt--" before having audio of her saying, "--Aww, thank you, guys; you guys got me; I usually get you guys. Thank you for spending your Sunday morning with us here with us on 'FOX 10 News'. We will see you again for more news and weather coming up at the news at nine" and audio of the weather reporter saying, "Happy birthday!" with the image near the end of it immediately afterwards. 

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

News for Monday, February 19th, 2018

  • The local news programs that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the  hour of 9:00 p.m. and the first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m. on the Friday of the sixteenth day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m." and "FOX 10 News at 10:00 p.m." respectively) each appeared to have had one of its reporters (a news reporter named Alexa Knowles) speaking of having been "brought to tears" while discussing a certain subject for a certain video that was part of the program that appeared on the channel during the first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m. that day.  
  • The local news programs that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m. on the Friday of the sixteenth day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 10:00 p.m.") appeared to have had audio of its news presenter (Bob Grip) saying the word "important" in reference to a certain "forecast" over some video of a remote location involving some buildings near the end of one of its segments (this was how it was used, "Well stay with us, Jason has one more look at your important weekend forecast straight ahead" (note: "Jason" was the forename of the weather reporter for the program (Jason Smith)). 
  • 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. on the Friday of the sixteenth day of this February ("WKRG News 5 at 10") appeared to have had one of its reporters (a sports reporter named Randy Patrick Setterstrom) saying, "We have a Daytona special to get you ready for the five hundred on Sunday; it's our 'Countdown to Daytona' special and I'll be with Mobile's Thomas Praytor and we'll get his thoughts on last week's ARCA race that he participated in. Countdown to Daytona airs at 1:30 tomorrow on CW55* and then at 6:30 tomorrow night on News 5 and Thomas the Moose Praytor will talk about that wreck" 
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 9:00 p.m. on the Friday of the sixteenth day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") appeared to have had its news presenters (Bob Grip) saying: "If you're concerned about your heart health, FOX 10 has you covered; we're teaming up once again with Infirmary Health for free heart screenings; it's happening a week from today at these four locations, the FOX 10 News studios in Mobile, Thomas Fitness Center in Fairhope, North Baldwin Fitness Center in Bay Minette, and the Atmore Community Hospital" along with audio of his saying, "Now I hope to talk live with Superintendent Eddie Tyler about the incident about 9:30 on this newscast so we could get his take on the incident as well" and audio of his saying, "Now Bennett here has a long rap sheet, he had twelve warrants out for his arrest; in fact, it's so long that I profiled him on FOX 10 News in 2005" for one of its reports before having video of his appearing to say, "Well anyone who takes action when following the advice [of the phrase] if you see something say something is a hero in my book, but apparently there are some who disagree: we'll take a look at that and the difference between resource officers in Mobile and Baldwin County public schools next on FOX 10 News".**
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 7:00 a.m. on the Saturday of the seventeenth day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 7:00 a.m.") appeared to have had one of its reporters (a news reporter named Steve Alexander Ozenovich) saying, "Oooh, man, that sounds good--I get hungry all ready" after having a person he appeared to had been interviewing discussing a certain celebration being held in a certain area (note #1: the program appeared to have had video of its news presenter (Asha Staples) calling the celebration "The Trinity Gardens Black Heritage Parade" before having video of the interview with the reporter immediately afterwards (note #2: the person who appeared to had been interviewed by the reporter appeared to had been saying this immediately before the statement attributed to the reporter: "Every house in Trinity Gardens -- where we have fifteen hundred homes -- every house [has]--will have a party today and it will go on until a decent hour -- maybe twelve o'clock and then it'll be Sunday morning so everybody [would] shut down. Every house will invite people who had never seen before -- maybe they'll have a cup of coffee, a cup of tea and other things -- hot dogs, hamburgers, ribs -- you're in Wragg Swamp, so you'll--you'll have a lot of swamp food today -- we'll have crayfish, we'll have frogs legs, we'll have alligator tail")). 
(*"CW55" was a nickname for WFNA-TV (note: WKRG-TV and WFNA-TV were related to each other due to their being part of a holding company named the Nexstar Media Group)) 
(**the program appeared to have had audio of the news presenter speaking with a certain guest of it while having a graphic with text of "EDDIE TYLER" and "SUPERINTENDENT" afterwards)

Monday, February 19, 2018

News for Sunday, February 18th, 2018

  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 5:00 p.m. on the Friday of the sixteenth day of the February ("FOX 10 News at 5:00 p.m.") appeared to have had one of its news presenters (Bob Grip) saying, "And this nasty flu-season, which has been getting worse and worse for months, may finally be leveling off" immediately after one of its breaks from appearing on the channel in that period of time that day.
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 5:00 p.m. on the Friday of the sixteenth day of the February ("FOX 10 News at 5:00 p.m.") appeared to have had audio of one of its reporters (a sports reporter named Bri MacNaught) saying, "And that wrestling event, benefiting -- oh my gosh, I cannot speak...three, two, one...and that wrestling event benefiting Haili is set for March 17th at the Semmes Community Center").
  • 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. on the Friday of the sixteenth day of this February ("WKRG News 5 at Noon") appeared to have had its news presenter (Devon Walsh) saying, "While 'Black Panther' is expected to smash box-office records this weekend--it's going to be a great movie to go out and see--studios are very excited as well as audiences, Rick Damigella has a preview of three of the biggest in our Hollywood minute" before having a certain video of a certain report related to what she was saying.
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the hour of 5:00 p.m. on the Friday of the sixteenth day of this February appeared to have had live videos of one of its reporters (a news reporter named Joseph Blake (J. B.) Biunno) doing reports related to a certain movie (named "Black Panther") near the exterior of a certain building (the reporter had referred to it as a "theater" in at one of those reports) and one of the news presenters for the program (Peter Albrecht) appearing to say, "What happens when you combine bricks and bone-headed crooks? Well take a look" and its other news presenter (Devon Walsh) saying, "You get a break-in attempt gone hilariously wrong"
  • The last part of 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. on the Wednesday of the fourteenth day of this February ("WKRG News 5 at Noon") appeared to have had its news presenter (Devon Walsh) saying, "All right, well, if you haven't all ready noticed, many of our WKRG team members are wearing red today and we're also wearing these lapel pins in honor of Children's of Alabama; we want to raise awareness for children born with congenital heart issues -- and John, a lot of people just don't realize that heart defects are the most common type of birth defect and most of those kids are treated at Children's of Alabama", and its weather reporter (John Nodar) saying, "And we're lucky to have that organization with us here in Alabama and congratulations to all of you" immediately afterwards before having her saying, "We'll see you at five" immediately afterwards near the end of it (note #1: the last part of the local news program that appeared on the channel during the first half of the hour of 5:00 p.m. that Wednesday ("WKRG News 5 at 5") appeared to have the same news presenter presenting a similar report with another news presenter (Peter Albrecht) for it (note #2: it had her saying, "Welcome back to News 5, if you haven't all-ready noticed, our WKRG team members are wearing red clothing and Children's of Alabama lapel pins to help raise awareness for children born with congenital heart defects" before having the other presenter saying, "A lot of people don't realize that heart defects are the most common type of birth defect, and most of those kids are treated in our area at Children's of Alabama, which is located in Birmingham--Devon, you've worked up there for a number of years and I'm sure you're very familiar with their facility" immediately afterwards before having her saying, "Oh, absolutely, it's the only free-standing pediatric cardiology clinic so so many children in our area go up to Birmingham to be treated" and the other one saying, "Thanks so much for watching, everyone. 'The CBS Evening News' is next" immediately afterwards near the end of it). 

Sunday, February 18, 2018

News for Saturday, February 17th, 2018

  • 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. on the Wednesday of the fourteenth day of this February ("WKRG News 5 at 10") appeared to have had and its weather reporter (Alan Sealls) saying, "Fifteen degrees milder than typical--which sort of offsets January; too bad you don't get a rebate off your utility bill". 
  • The last part of the local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 5:00 p.m. on the Friday of the sixteenth day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 5:00 p.m.") appeared to have had one of its news presenters (Bob Grip) saying, "Today is Lenise's birthday" and its other news presenter (Lenise Ligon) reacting to what he appeared to had said beside him.
  • A Facebook page attributed to WKRG-TV appeared to have had a message attributed to its administration dated for the Wednesday of the fourteenth day of this February concerning "valentines" with their being described as being "last-minute valentines" and some images involving a logo for WKRG-TV and various members of the news operation at WKRG-TV  (each of them had text of "to:" and "from:"). 
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the second half of the hour of 6:00 p.m. on the Thursday of the fifteenth day of this February ("WKRG News 5 at 6:30") appeared to have had audio of one of its news presenters (Rose Ann Haven) saying, "Ok we're having some technical difficulties; wondering if we could go to a break and come back?" before one of its breaks from appearing on the channel in that period of time that day.
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the first half of the hour of 9:00 p.m. on the Thursday of the fifteenth day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") appeared to have audio of one of its reporters (a sports reporter named Bri MacNaught) saying, "[And] the best news yet: you can watch the big race right here on FOX 10 News. Coverage starts at ten a.m. Sunday morning; race is set to start at two p.m. Central time" for one of its reports.
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the first half of the hour of 9:00 p.m. on the Thursday of the fifteenth day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") appeared to have had of one of its reporters (a news reporter named Lee Peck) saying, "This is one of those stories especially after this week that reminds you that there are still good people out there doing good things" immediately before having a video of a certain report and one of its other reporters (a weather reporter named Jason Smith) saying the phrase "going downhill" in a report involving the words "fog" and "visibilities".
  • 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. on the Thursday of the fifteenth day of this February ("WKRG News 5 at 10") appeared to have had one of its news presenters (Rose Ann Haven) using words such as "powerful", "horrific", "deadly", and "disturbed", and "reliable" to describe some of its subjects (examples: "This is what the powerful candle-light vigil looks like from the air", "The names and stories of those killed in the horrific and deadly school shooting rampage in Florida are starting to emerge. We're also learning about acts of heroism and learning more about the disturbed young man who committed the horrific act", and "How you could purchase a reliable system without breaking the bank"). 

Saturday, February 17, 2018

News for Friday, February 16th, 2018

(amendment note: some of the words in the fifth paragraph from the top of a previous report for this weblog named "News for Tuesday, February 13th, 2018" were linked to a video related to it (note: one of those was "location"))
  • A local TV program dedicated to entertainment and lifestyles that was usually set to appear on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 9:00 a.m. from Monday through Friday in recent times ("Studio 10") appeared that have had its installment for the Thursday of the fifteenth day of this February end earlier than those of previous installments of it in recent times (by the forty-sixth minute of the hour) on account of the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV having video of a news conference in place of it. 
  • 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 Wednesday of the fourteenth day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 10") appeared to have had audio of one of its news presenters (Bob Grip) saying , "Another horrific day at a high school in the United States" at the beginning of one of its reports (this was the part of the report presented afterwards: "tragedy in southern Florida as seventeen people were killed, many more injured when a gunman opens fire in a high school").
  • The local news programs that appeared on the main broadcast channels for WKRG-TV and WALA-TV during the hour of 5:00 p.m. on the Wednesday of the fourteenth day of this February ("WKRG News 5 at 5" (during the first half of the hour) and "FOX 10 News at 5:00 p.m." (during both halves of the hour) appeared to have videos of reports related to a certain observance involving shops specialized in flowers (Cleveland the Florist on the first program; Florarama on the second program (note: the video for the report on the first program appeared to have a graphic with text of "live").   
  • 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 Wednesday of the fourteenth day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 10") appeared to have had audio of one of its news presenters (Bob Grip) saying , "Another horrific day at a high school in the United States" in reference to one of its subjects (this is what he was saying immediately afterwards in reference to the subject: "Tragedy in southern Florida as seventeen people were killed, many more injured when a gunman opens fire in a high school") and, "School split in Baldwin County got down-right nasty today" in reference to one of its other subjects (this is what he was saying immediately afterwards in reference to the subject: "The superintendent Eddie Tyler announced he will no longer negotiate with [Gulf Shores' school board], and that's not all he said, he also leveled a personal attack against Gulf Shores' interim superintendent Doctor Suzanne Freeman. FOX 10 News reporter Alex Knowles has the story"), and, "All right, let the good times--er, roll or [let] cleanup begin. How? Mardi Gras is in the books and that means the street sweepers are out today; any couches left behind?" over some video involving text of "COMING UP".
  • 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. on the Wednesday of the fourteenth day of this February ("WKRG News 5 at 10") appeared to have had a video of a report involving a certain reporter (John Rogers) without any mention of whether he was a member of the news operation for WKRG-TV or not (this was how the reporter was initially referenced on the program by one of its news presenters (Mel Showers): "Reporter John Rogers has the latest from Parkland, Florida") and one of its (other) news presenters (Rose Ann Haven) saying, "Thank you, John. And this is the eighteenth school shooting this year in the United States this year. News 5 has coverage you can count on. "Be sure to come back here and join 'News 5 This Morning' -- the morning show -- beginning at four-twenty five (4:25) with Bill Riales, Jessica Taloney, and John Nodar. They will have you--give you the late-breaking developments you may had missed while you were sleeping" and, "And coming up later in the newscast, we will have a live report from Riverside; a reporter from our sister station WIAT* who's been covering the story since it broke this afternoon will be joining us for a question-and-answer segment" before having its other news presenter (Mel Showers) saying, "And we will ask her some hard questions about--the questions you want her to answer" immediately afterwards (note: the program appeared to have had such a segment involving a reporter being called "Hillary Simon" by the news presenter named Rose Ann Haven"). 
(*WKRG-TV and WIAT-TV were related to each other due to their being members of a holding company named the Nexstar Media Group)

Friday, February 16, 2018

News for Thursday, February 15th, 2018

  • 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. on the Friday of the ninth day of this February ("WKRG News 5 at 10") appeared to have had a video of a report concerning a national TV program ("COPS") and a certain county in their local broadcast area outside of southwest Alabama (the county of Santa Rosa in the state of Florida).
  • A Facebook page related to a local TV program dedicated to entertainment and lifestyles ("Gulf Coast Today" for WPMI-TV and WJTC-TV*) appeared to have had a certain video of one its hosts (Terra Reeves) presenting a report related to weather after having her saying, "Now I've done Mardi Gras**, I have done 'Gulf Coast Today', I have done high school sports, never done the weather, so, why not try it here, live, for the first time"). 
  • The main broadcast channel for WJTC-TV appeared to have had special programming related to basketball that was all ready in progress after having special programming related to a parade in the city of Mobile in southwest Alabama on the Thursday of the eighth day of this February (note: the special programming related to the parade appeared to have had one of its (Darwin Singleton) saying, "You were telling me a news crew that will rename nameless -- from New Orleans is even over here tonight to capture some of this original Mardi Gras**" to a guest of his). 
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the hour of 6:00 a.m. on the Tuesday of the thirteenth day of this February ("WKRG News 5 This Morning")*** appeared to have had one of its news presenters (Bill Riales) presenting a report in which the phrase "extremely violent" were used to describe a certain death (this is what he was saying involving those phrases as part of that report: "A man from Pensacola is in the Escambia County Jail this morning charged with an extremely violent death").
  • 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. on the Sunday of the eleventh day of this February ("WKRG News 5 at 10") appeared to have had its news presenter (Ashley Knight) attributing a certain video to a certain reporter without mentioning whether the reporter was a member of the news operation for WKRG-TV or not while appearing to introduce it (this is what the news presenter was saying while doing so, "Well tomorrow is Monday and for many that means getting a big cup of coffee to start the work week, but as reporter Erin Carlisle shows us, one cafe in South Korea is shaking things out where people are grabbing their morning cup of joe with a room full of raccoons. Check it out") and reports related to weather by a member of the operation (Alan Sealls) who was not usually part of installments of it or other news programs of theirs for the channel on Saturday and Sunday in recent times. 
(*WPMI-TV and WJTC-TV were related to each other due to their being members of a holding company named the Sinclair Broadcast Group)
(**the words "Mardi Gras" were French words for "Fat Tuesday")
(***the channel was usually set to have the program during the second half of the hour of 4:00 a.m. and the hour of 5:00 a.m. in addition to the hour of 6:00 a.m. from Monday through Friday in recent times)

Thursday, February 15, 2018

News for Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

  • A YouTube channel related to WKRG-TV appeared to have had recordings of the local news programs they had on their main broadcast channel during the first halves of the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. on the Saturday of the tenth day of this February ("WKRG News 5 at 6" and "WKRG News 5 at 10" respectively). 
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 9:00 p.m. on the Saturday of the tenth day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") appeared to have had certain videos of certain reports (one involving a certain "surprise squad", one involving an "investigation", and one involving information related to a certain disease) that were part of some previous installments of it that were part on the channel during the same hour earlier in the calendar week for that Saturday.   
  • 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 Friday of the ninth day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 10:00 p.m.") appeared to have had one of its reporters (Alexa Knowles) using the words "sounds" and "crazy" together in a discussion with one of its news presenters (Lenise Ligon) (this is what the reporter appeared to had said after the news presenter appeared to had said, "Alexa, targeting police officers": "Yeah, Lenise, sounds crazy, but that's the allegation Mobile police chief Lawrence Baptiste says investigators are still trying to figure out how many officers were targeted, but they have confirmed [that] it happened at least two times").
  • 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. on the Friday of the ninth day of this February ("WKRG News 5 at 10") appeared to have had one of its reporters (a news reporter named Mary Smith) saying, "As you can see, it's a complete ghost town here at the academy tonight, but that was not the case last night when there was a basketball game as you're about to see some people attending that game weren't too happy with the outcome" before having a video of a report involving the words, "It was a fun night of basketball between Vigor and Faith Academy Thursday night. The game ended with a win by faith, players peacefully shaking hands, even this guy waving in front of the camera, then in a matter of seconds chaos breaks out. A full-own brawl breaks out on the court" immediately after wards. 
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 9:00 p.m. on the Sunday of the eleventh day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") had audio of one of its news presenters (Lee Peck) saying, "Well these pictures may not look like the ones you post on Facebook, but they are record breakers. NASA released the images; the machine that took them was one of seven instruments aboard the New Horizons spacecraft that reached Pluto back in two thousand fifteen; that means the instrument was farther from Earth than any other functioning camera in existence breaking a record that nearly stood for three decades" immediately presenting a report related to a certain entity named "Facebook" (this is what he was saying regarding that entity: "Facebook is testing out a down vote button according to multiple news reports. TechCrunch says Facebook is testing the button on five percent of Android users here in the USA. It reports Facebook says this is not the long-clamored-for dislike button, instead users can signal to Facebook a comment they believe is offensive, misleading, or off topic. Down voting was made popular by Reddit. In response to news of Facebook's test of down voting, Reddit co-founder Alexis O'Hannigan tweeted quote, 'Sincerest form of flattery; wish I'd trademarked it: an up vote when we came up with it").  

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

News for Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

  • 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 Tuesday ("WKRG News 5 at 6") had audio of one of its news presenters (Mel Showers) saying his own name while presenting a report involving his self and its other news presenter (Rose Ann Haven) near the end of it last segment ("Coming up tonight on CBS, 'NCIS' gets things going at seven o'clock, followed by 'Bull' at eight o'clock, then at nine o'clock it's 'NCIS: New Orleans', then join Rose Ann Haven and Mel Showers for 'News 5' at ten o'clock")
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 5:00 p.m. on the Tuesday of the thirteenth day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 5:00 p.m.") appeared to have had graphics with texts of "BEAUTIFUL SUNSET" and "GULF SHORES" over some of its video and two of its news presenters (Bob Grip and Lenise Ligon) in a location not normally used by them in previous installments of it in recent times (a remote location) while having a news presenter who was usually only one of its reporters in previous installments of it in recent times (Shelby Myers) from a location normally used by news presenters for previous installments of one of their other news programs in recent times ("FOX 10 News at 4:00 p.m.").
(*one of the programs for WPMI-TV actually appeared on the main broadcast channel for WJTC-TV***)
 (**WKRG-TV and WFNA-TV were related to each other due to their being members of a holding company named the Nexstar Media Group)
(***WPMI-TV and WJTC-TV were related to each other due to their being members of a holding company named the Sinclair Broadcast Group)

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

News for Monday, February 12th, 2018

    • A Facebook page attributed to WKRG-TV appeared to have had an message attributed to its administration dated for this Monday beside a video involving texts of: "WKRG SCHEDULE FOR FAT TUESDAY" (note: a World Wide Web site attributed to WKRG-TV appeared to have had a static version of the video with a message related to it dated for this Monday). 
    • 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. on the Friday of the ninth day of this February ("WKRG News 5 at 10") appeared to have had one of its reporters (a news reporter named Bryant Clerkley) being kissed by a certain person as he was doing a report from a remote location.
      • The local news programs that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hours of 5:00 p.m. this Monday ("FOX 10 News at 5:00 p.m.") appeared to have had one of its reporters (a news reporter named Shelby Myers) holding a certain object for a report that had her comparing it to a certain other object (a "carpenter's level" (note: the object she appeared to had been holding had text of "WALA-TV").
      • 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 Friday of the ninth day of this February ("WKRG News 5 at 5") appeared to have had a certain video involving a certain person (named Drexel Gilbert) who used to be part of their programming on a regular basis in years past (note #1: she was usually one of their news presenters for it during those years (note: #2 both she and the person who appeared to had introduced the video with her (a news presenter named Peter Albrecht) used to be news presenters for WPMI-TV on a regular basis after those years).
      • The main broadcast channel for WALA-TV appeared to have had videos involving digital texts of "America's Untold Journey: 450 Years of the African American Experience" over a certain setting and a digital rectangle with texts of "Briskman & Binion, P. C. ATTORNEYS AT LAW" over the same setting with audio of an announcer saying, "This Black History Month moment is sponsored by Briskman & Binion, Attorneys at Law" immediately after having certain parts of the local news programs it 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 Monday ("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) this Monday.*
      • 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 Friday of the ninth day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 10:00 p.m.") appeared to have had a video with audio of a certain video involving shouts of, "FOX 10! FOX 10! Adam Olivier! FOX 10 rules!" along with audio of one of the news presenters for the program (Lenise Ligon) laughing and saying, "All right, Fairhope's turn to hold the Mardi Gras** parade a lot of fun out there as you can hear. The Order of Mystic Magnolias rolling through the streets tonight, of course Adam Olivier making an appearance in the FOX 10 Storm Tracker" immediately after them before having video of its other news presenter (Bob Grip) saying, "He had a big fan there; you can hear him" immediately afterwards.  
      (*the channel had audio of a report involving the phrases "black history month" and "African American" for the third news program mentioned immediately before having one of the videos (this is what the presenter of the report (Lenise Ligon) was saying for the part of it that involved those phrases: "And another big honor for the Obamas as the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery unveiled the official paintings of the two; an historic moment during Black History Month; the artists are the first African-American painters selected for the honor and they put their own unique twists on the pieces, too.")

      (**the words "Mardi Gras" were French words for "Fat Tuesday") 

      Monday, February 12, 2018

      News for Sunday, February 11th, 2018

      • 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. on the Thursday of the eighth day of this February ("WKRG News 5 at 10") appeared to have had one of its news presenters (Mel Showers) saying, "Turning now to your forecast: I hope you enjoyed today's weather because it was the last rain-free day we will see in a while" and its other news presenter (Rose Ann Haven) saying, "Uh oh. Chief meteorologist Alan Sealls joins us now to tell us much rain we're expecting in the coming days. Alan" immediately afterwards before having her saying, "The timeless battle of who has the best Mardi Gras*; Mobile and New Orleans came head to head in downtown this evening. News 5's J.B. (Joseph Blake) Biunno and Duke Carter from our sister station WWL** in New Orleans debated over which city has the best Mardi Gras* and they invited you to participate on Facebook: click on the love emoji for Mobile and the like emoji for New Orleans. Here's how you responded: no surprise here: Mobile wins by a landslide, six hundred and twenty votes for Mobile, two hundred and ten votes for that other city, Mobile wins by nearly three times as many votes. Eight hundred and thirty people participated. A big thank you for voting" (note: a Facebook page attributed to WKRG-TV appeared to have had a video related to what the news presenter was saying regarding the aforementioned J. B. Biunno and Duke Carter).
      • 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. on the Friday of the ninth day of this February ("WKRG News 5 This Morning") appeared to have had one of its news presenters (Bill Riales) saying, "Well the battle over who has the best Mardi Gras* began with billboards in Louisiana telling people how close they were to the original Mardi Gras*. New Orleans has fired back", its other news presenter (Jessica Taloney) saying, "Of course the city's mayor launching an attack on Twitter: one tweet telling Alabama to stick to football and leave Mardi Gras* to the professionals. The back and forth continued and this week our sister station in the big easy sent one of their reporters to see what the port city has to offer. You see, we've gotten under their skin, Bill", the first news presenter mentioned saying, "A little bit, yeah", the other news presenter saying, "They've come on over to check it out", the first news presenter mentioned saying, "Quite a jab there. News 5's Katarina Luketich joining us live with WWL's Duke Carter also in Mardi Gras Park this morning. Good morning, guys" in that order during the hour of 5:00 a.m. that day before having the other news presenter saying, "Well there's revelry and then there's rivalry (note: it had audio of the first news presenter mentioned saying, "Uh huh, that's right" after the mentioning of "rivalry") between Mobile and New Orleans that has really heated up this Mardi Gras* season", the first news presenter mentioned saying, "That right, that rivalry has reached a whole new level this year partly because we made it do that; it started with billboards - (laughter) - like these along I-10 in Louisiana telling people just how close they were to the original Mardi Gras", the other news presenter saying, "And New Orleans came right back, Mayor Mitch Landrieu firing off an attack on Twitter; in one tweet telling Alabama to stick to football and leave Mardi Gras to the professionals", the first news presenter mentioned saying, "Oh...well Mobile mayor Sandy Stimpson came right back holding a news conference to officially grant New Orleans permission to let the good times roll in the port city there", and the other news presenter saying, "Well this week our sister station in the big easy sent one of their reporters to see what the port city has to offer. News 5's Katarina Luketich is joining us live with WWL's Duke Carter in Mardi Gras Park this morning" during the hour of 6:00 a.m. that day.  
      (*the words "Mardi Gras" were French words for "Fat Tuesday")
      (**WWL-TV and WKRG-TV were not related to each other by ownership (they were only related by their having the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) be their main provider of network programming)) 

      Sunday, February 11, 2018

      News for Saturday, February 10th, 2018

      (note: all times on this weblog reflect the Central time zone)
      • A Facebook page attributed to WABF-AM appeared to have had a message attributed to its administration dated the Friday of the ninth day of this February concerning technical problems and the idea of their not broadcasting a certain type of parade that day.
      • A recording of a local TV program dedicated to entertainment and lifestyles that was usually set to appear on the main broadcast channels got WPMI-TV and WJTC-TV* from Monday through Friday in recent times ("Gulf Coast Today") appeared to had been uploaded onto a YouTube channel related to WPMI-TV on the Tuesday of the sixth day of this February (note: the channel for WPMI-TV was usually set to have this program during second half of the hour of 12:00 p.m. whereas the channel for WJTC-TV was usually set to have it during the second half of the hour of 5:00 p.m. from Monday through Friday). 
      • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 5:00 p.m. on the Thursday of the eighth day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 5:00 p.m.") appeared to have had audio of one of its news presenters (Bob Grip) saying, "FOX 10 News is committed to making sure you get the best Mardi Gras** experience; we will have live coverage during our morning newscasts and then from ten until two we're airing our four-hour Fat Tuesday special. FOX 10 will be coming to you live from the balcony of the Admiral Hotel in downtown Mobile; it's going to be a jam-packed show. We'll also have crews in Baldwin County covering all of the parades there. Mardi Gras** coverage is taking center stage on all of our newscasts".   
      • The main broadcast channel for WEAR-TV was set to have special programming related to a certain type of parade in their local broadcast area during some of the hours in which it was usually set to have programming from their main provider of network programming*** (the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.) on Saturday in recent times this Saturday (note #1: a World Wide Web site attributed to the provider appeared to have had a schedule of programming for that Saturday involving the hour of 2:00 p.m. (note #2: some guides to the channel on some World Wide Web sites named Zap2it, TitanTV, and TV Guide each appeared to have had the name of the program listed in that schedule for the hours of 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. for the Sunday of the eleventh day of this February (note #3: the site attributed to the provider appeared to have had a schedule of programming for that Sunday in which the hours of 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. were not involved))). 
      (*WPMI-TV and WJTC-TV were related to each other due to their being part of a holding company named the Sinclair Broadcast Group)
      (**the words "Mardi Gras" were French words for "Fat Tuesday")
      (***the American Broadcasting Company (ABC))
      (****the Facebook page appeared to have had live video of the members discussing the subject earlier that was not part of the program earlier that Thursday

      Saturday, February 10, 2018

      News for Friday, February 9th, 2018

      • A World Wide Web site attributed to WALA-TV appeared to have had video of a report of an accident involving a member of their news operation (Hal Scheurich)*.  
      • A Facebook page attributed to WABF-AM appeared to have had some messages attributed to its administration dated for this Friday and this past Thursday (the eighth day of this February)  and Wednesday (the seventh day of this February) concerning a certain transmitter (or broadcast tower).   
      • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 9:00 p.m. on the Wednesday of the seventh day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") appeared to have had a certain video (a "Surprise Squad" video) involving a certain person described by its narrator (a member of WALA-TV named Chasity Byrd) as her "eighth-grade teacher".
      • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 9:00 p.m. on the Wednesday of the seventh day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") appeared to have had video of its weather reporter (Jason Smith) saying, "Here's your Baldwincast" in front of a map of the county of Baldwin in southwest Alabama and some graphics with text of "BALDWINCAST" and "IT'S GETTING COLDER" over some other video it had immediately before the video it had with the weather reporter appearing to say, "Here's your Baldwincast" (the other video appeared to involve the sky and some buildings).  .
      • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the hour of 6:00 a.m. on the Thursday of the eighth day of this February ("WKRG News 5 This Morning")** had one of its news presenters (Jessica Taloney) saying,  "All right, with the winter Olympics going on in South Korea, we're going to do something a little fun here on 'News 5 This Morning' to mark the games; over the next couple of weeks we're going to have your word of the day--your Korean word of the day" and its other news presenter (Bill Riales), saying, "Will we be able to say it? Who knows? Uh, our correspondent Lex Gray will be bringing us the Korean word of the day from Pyeongchang; take a look here" immediately afterwards before having a certain video involving a person with graphics of the words "Lex Gray" and an opening sequence involving graphics of the words "Sylvan Learning" and "Korean Word of the Day" immediately afterwards. 
      (*update for Saturday, February 10th, 2018: some of the video appeared to had been part of their news programming for this Saturday (without its narration)). 
      (**the program was usually set to appear on the channel during the second half of the hour of 4:00 a.m. in addition to the hours of 5:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. from Monday through Friday in recent times)

      Friday, February 9, 2018

      News for Thursday, February 8th, 2018

      • A Facebook page attributed to WPMI-TV appeared to have had a message attributed to its administration dated for the Tuesday of the sixth day of this February concerning outages with an image of a logo for WPMI-TV.  
      • The main broadcast channel for WALA-TV occasionally had videos of advertisements with announcements of "fewer interruptions" for a local news program that was usually part of its programming during the hour of 5:00 p.m. from Monday through Friday in recent times ("FOX 10 News at 5:00 p.m.) since the month of January for this calendar year.
      • The local news programs that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m. on the Tuesday of the sixth day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 10:00 p.m.") had a video of a report involving the words, "The LaShe's decided to postpone tonight's parade because of the rain. FOX 10 was first to spread the word" and audio of a certain person saying, "I found out from you--from, from this news channel. Thank you, FOX 10, for letting us know" immediately after having those words.  
      • 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 Tuesday of the sixth day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 10:00 p.m.") had audio of one of its news presenters (Bob Grip) saying, "And...at starman, this is the--what's left of...it's a uh--sports car with what looks like an astronaut inside, but it's a dummy and it's on its way into the solar system" and graphics with with text of "VIEWS FROM SPACE" and "SPACEX FALCON HEAVY STARMAN" over some of its video between having one of its breaks from appearing the channel in that period of time that day and having audio of its other news presenter (Lenise Ligon) presenting a report regarding a subject unrelated to what the first news presenter mentioned was saying with video that was also unrelated to what that news presenter was saying (it also had audio of the first news presenter saying, "And the chance of no rain in outer space; there you see star man behind the wheel; it's a look at the Earth on again; have a good night, everybody" during the last few second of its last segment).
      • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 9:00 p.m. on the sixth day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") appeared to have had one of its news presenters (Lenise Ligon) saying, "It's a story that's sure make you smile; that stolen American flag raised in honor of a fallen American soldier is back where it belongs tonight and it's thanks to a viewer who saw that story on 'FOX 10 News' last night", its other news presenter (Bob Grip) saying, "Our Lee Peck joins us at the Sky Ranch neighborhood where the flag is flying high tonight. Lee, your story paid off big time", immediately afterwards, and one of its reporters saying, "Well it certainly did, Bob and Lenise. If you would have asked the family last night, they would have told you the flag was good as gone; we were even making arrangements to replace it, but today tears turning into smiles as their loved one's flag is once again flying high" immediately afterwards whereas the program that appeared on the channel during the first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m. that day ("FOX 10 News at 10:00 p.m.") appeared to have had the second news presenter mentioned saying, "Well it's a story that's sure to make you smile. That stolen American flag raised in honor of a fallen American soldier is back where it belongs and it's all thanks to a viewer who saw this story on FOX 10 News last night", the first news presenter mentioned saying, "And our Lee Peck is joining us live at the Sky Ranch neighborhood where the flag is flying high tonight. Lee, I guess you could say your story paid off big time" immediately afterwards, and the same news reporter mentioned earlier saying, " It certainly did, Bob and Lenise. If you would have asked this family last night, they would have said the flag is good as gone; they even had plans to replace it, but today tears turning to smiles and joy as their loved one's flag is once again flying high" immediately afterwards. 

      Thursday, February 8, 2018

      News for Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

      • 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 fifth day of this January ("Studio 10") appeared to have had videos related to cooking involving various references to a company related to WALA-TV (the Meredith Corporation). 
      • A local TV program dedicated to entertainment and lifestyles that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WPMI-TV during the second half of the hour of 12:00 p.m. on the Monday of the fifth day of this February ("Gulf Coast Today") appeared to have had its hosts (Kelly Foster and Terra Reeves) discussing discussing a certain video for a law firm based in the city of Mobile in southwest Alabama (Maloney-Frost-Lyons, LLC) and a lawyer associated with it (David Maloney). 
      • 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 fifth day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") appeared to have had one of its news presenters (Bob Grip) saying, "We almost never have a Hi-Q match on a Monday; but then again we almost never have snow days either; that was the reason for today's contest at Murphy High School. The panthers hosted the competition in the beautiful Murphy High School auditorium and it turned out to be a really good contest" and one of its reporters (a sports reporter named Bri MacNaught) saying, "We're wishing a very happy birthday to baseball great hammering Hank Aaron" while having graphics with texts of "BASEBALL LEGEND TURNS 84" and "HAPPY BIRTHDAY HANK AARON!".
      • 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 fifth day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") had audio of one of its news presenters (Bob Grip) presenting a report in which certain "neighbors" were described as having called "called nine eleven" whereas some captions for the program on an Internet video stream for the program had text in which certain "NEIGHBORS" were described as having "CALLED 9-1-1" for one of its reports ("Now investigators say they don't know the cause of the fire, but it was contained inside the home and apparently burned itself out. They say the fire may have been out for several hours before they were even called. The neighbors stopped by to check on the victim when he or she discovered what happened and called nine eleven"*). 
      • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the second half of the hour of 10:00 p.m. on the Monday of the fifth day of this February ("WKRG News 5 at 10") had audio of one of its news presenters (Mel Showers) saying, "Mardi Gras in Mobile is in full swing**; Tonight revelers were treated to three back to back parades: first the Order of Venus, second Joy of Life, and finally the Order of Many Faces.      Thousands showed up downtown to see the floats, hear the music, and catch the throws.            More than forty-five hundred people watched the parades live from our WKRG Facebook fan page. We had a nationwide audience; most of whom have never seen a parade of their own", and audio of his saying, "News 5's Debbie Williams is live on the Baldwin County beat -- and Debbie it's just a tragic situation" and a video of the aforementioned "Debbie Williams" saying, "It certainly is, Mel" before having a video of a report involving the words, "Nothing outside of the duplex apartment gave even a hint that something terrible had happened inside" immediately afterwards.  
      (*the program appeared to have had its other news presenter (Lenise Ligon) saying this in conjunction with the audio immediately before having it: "In Baldwin County a fire claims the life of a Foley woman")
      (**the words "Mardi Gras" were French words for "Fat Tuesday")

      Wednesday, February 7, 2018

      News for Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

      • 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 fifth day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 5:00 p.m.") appeared to have one of its news presenters (Lenise Ligon) saying, "It's a story that'll make your blood boil" immediately before having its other news presenter (Bob Grip) saying, "New tonight at nine: the family of a fallen soldier brought to tears after someone stole an American flag that was raised in their loved one's honor" for one of its reports before appearing to have her saying, "New at nine: a terrible story from Moss Point tonight" and saying, "Listen to this" for one of its other reports before having her saying, "You know, the Dow Jones Industrial had its worst day in six and a half years; we'll let you know why that happened" immediately before one of its breaks from appearing on the channel in that period of time that day.
      • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 9:00 p.m. on the Saturday of the third day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") appeared to have had audio of its news presenter (Shelby Myers) saying, "And let the good times roll: Mardi Gras parades hit the streets in the birth place of Mardi Gras and from the eastern shore. We'll take you there" over some video with graphics involving texts of "TOP STORIES" and "LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL"; video of her saying, "Just a bizarre story" after having a certain video of a certain report; and audio of her saying, "The good times keep on rolling in the port city. The carnival season is underway with several groups rolling in downtown Mobile this afternoon. This afternoon it was the Mobile Mystics kicking things off -- some nice tunes there -- and if you were on the parade route, you saw some familiar faces like Kati Weis, Sarah Wall, Bri MacNaught, Devan Coffaro, [and] Joe Emer" over some video with graphics involving texts of "MARDI GRAS", "LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL", AND "MOBILE MYSTIC KICK OFF SATURDAY'S PARADE".*
      • A local TV program dedicated to entertainment and lifestyles that was usually set to appear on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 9:00 a.m. from Monday through Friday in recent times ("Studio 10") began appearing on it in an unusual way on the Monday of the fifth day of this February (it did not have an animated sequence while doing so that day; as for what it had while doing so that day Monday, it had video involving a graphic with text of "Instant Pot Cooking" with audio of one of its hosts (Joe Emer) saying, "Claiming to be experts or professionals with this segment, I'm just cutting a little bit of the fat off this chicken...", "...but yeah, Avery, it really was pretty easy once you kind of figure out a few small..." and, "...we're not and we're live, two Joe Emers for the price of one" before having audio of its other host (Chasity Byrd) saying, "A little confusing on the Monday" immediately afterwards before having audio of the host mentioned earlier saying, "Cue the intro music; 'Studio 10' is just getting started" immediately afterwards before having audio of his saying, "And another packed week with Mardi Gras parades on the Gulf Coast. We'll take a look at which parades are up ahead next after a flawless beginning to 'Studio 10' on this Monday morning" a few seconds afterwards before having both audio and video of his saying, "Welcome I'm--yeah, everybody's got that super bowl--a lot a people were staying up late last night and stuff--so, I don't know, it's all good..." immediately afterwards before having the other host beside him saying, "I think people were tired--I think it's a little bit groggy today" immediately afterwards.
      (*the first and last names for each of the "familiar faces" mentioned were the first and last names of certain members of the news operation at WALA-TV

      Tuesday, February 6, 2018

      News for Monday, February 5th, 2018

      • A certain audio player on a World Wide Web site related to WNSP-FM (connected to a graphic on the site involving the words "LISTEN NOW") initially had audio of programming related to WNSP-FM at a volume lower than that of the volume or volumes it usually initially had for such audio before the Sunday of the fourth day of this February in recent times between day and this Monday (note: it had audio of programming at a higher volume Monday).   
      • Some of the local news programs WALA-TV had on their main broadcast channel between the Saturday of the third day of this February and the Sunday of the fourth day of this February (including the one it had during the hour of 9:00 p.m. on the aforementioned Sunday ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") had a certain member of their news operation (Matt Barrentine) saying the phrase "boom-boom forecast" for parts of them related to weather without explaining it. 
      • 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 Monday ("WKRG News 5 This Morning") had audio of one of its news presenters (Jessica Taloney) saying, "We're getting into the fun stuff; coming up next" immediately before one of its breaks from appearing on the channel during one of those hours (the hour of 5:00 a.m.) this Monday.
      • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 9:00 p.m. on the Saturday of the third day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") appeared to have had video of a certain report (concerning a certain  interrupted by a segment of it dedicated to weather without any mention of it being interrupted (note: the news presenter for the program (Shelby Myers) appeared to had attributed its details to a certain Patrick Thomas without any mention of whether he or she was a member of the news operation for WALA-TV or not).  
      • 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 Thursday of the first day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 10:00 p.m.") had audio of one of its news presenters (Lenise Ligon) saying, "The women are accused of a number of child abuse acts including use of a dangerous weapon with intent to injure and false imprisonment among other things we will not mention" for one of its reports (note: she had said, "A disturbing story coming out of Maryland tonight" before presenting the details of the report). 
      • Some captions for a streamed version of the local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the second half of the hour of 6:00 p.m. on the Thursday of the first day of this February ("WKRG News 5 at 6:30") appeared to differ from the ways in which one of its news presenters (Peter Albrecht) and reporters (a sports reporter named Randy Patrick Setterstrom) spoke while discussing a certain announcer (examples: the captions had, "SOME BREAKING NEWS OUT OF NEW ORLEANS" whereas the news presenter had said, "All right, we've got some--some sort of sad news out of New Orleans tonight, Randy"; the captions had, "BROADCASTING LEGEND JIM HENDERSON ANNOUNCED TODAY THAT HE IS RETIRING AS THE VOICE OF THE NEW ORLEANS SAINTS" whereas the reporter had said, "If you're a big Saints fan, you probably know the name Jim Henderson. He's a broadcasting legend over in Nola. He announced today that he's retiring as the voice of the Saints"; the captions had, "HE'S ALSO STEPPING AWAY FROM HIS RADIO AND TV DUTIES FOR WWL" whereas the reporter had said, "He's also stepping away from his radio and TV duties effective immediately over in New Orleans".

      Monday, February 5, 2018

      News for Sunday, February 4th, 2018

      • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 9:00 p.m. on the Friday of the second day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.) appeared to have had audio of its news presenter (Bob Grip) saying, "Well 'tis the season; Mardi Gras* really picking up steam tonight as we get closer to Fat Tuesday* and FOX 10 News got into the action. Have to admit, I'm a little bit jealous; Lenise, Chasity, Michael, Hal, Lee, and Elizabeth all had a great time in the jubilee city tonight. They're on the FOX 10 News float in the Apollo's Mystic Ladies parade". 
      • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 9:00 p.m. on the Sunday of the twenty-eighth day of this January ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") appeared to have had video report narrated by a member of a national cable TV and satellite TV programming service ("Molly Line, FOX News) involving a subject identified by her as "Alvin Grantham of Mobile, Alabama" and graphics involving texts of "MOBILE MAN FEATURED IN PHOTOS" and "ALVIN B. GRANTHAM" after having one of its news presenters (Lee Peck) appearing to introduce it and attribute it to her.  
      • 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 p.m. on the Friday of the second day of this February ("Studio 10") had one of its hosts (Chasity Byrd) saying, "The Hungry Girl is produced by the parent company of FOX 10 (a nickname for WALA-TV often used for purposes of branding programming of theirs in recent times), the Meredith Corporation; um, lots of good magazines out there of course--we do the Magnolia Journal as well, Meredith does, and--and this one and the newest edition and it looks pretty good" after having a certain video involving a certain person (Lisa Lillien) referring to her self as "Hungry Girl". 
      • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 9:00 p.m. on the Friday of the second day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.) appeared to have had one of its reporters (Alexa Knowles) saying, "Mobile police chief Lawrence Baptiste starting to sound like a broken record urging gun owners to keep their guns out of their cars and locked up" before having a video of a report related to what she was saying whereas the one that appeared on it during the first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m. that day ("FOX 10 News at 10:00 p.m.") appeared to have had her saying, "Mobile police chief Lawrence Baptiste starting to sound like a broken record urging gun owners to keep their guns locked up and out of their cars" before having what appeared to had been the same video mentioned earlier.  
      • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 9:00 p.m. on the Friday of the second day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.) appeared to have had its news presenter (Bob Grip) saying, "All right, next, a story that is guaranteed to make you feel good tonight: Bri MacNaught talks with a young man with a message for all of us; that is on the other side of this break; don't miss it" before one of its breaks from appearing on it in that period of time that day whereas the one that appeared on it during the first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m. that day ("FOX 10 News at 10:00 p.m.") appeared to have had audio of the same news presenter saying, "Next, a story guaranteed to make you feel great; Bri MacNaught talks with a young man with a message for all of us. It's on the other side of this break; don't miss it". 
      (*the words "Mardi Gras" were French words for "Fat Tuesday")
      (**A Facebook page attributed to WKRG-TV appeared to have had live video of the person being interviewed by a member of the news operation at WKRG-TV who was usually a news reporter for the program named "WKRG News 5 at 5" in recent times (Joseph Blake (J. B.) Biunno)).

      Sunday, February 4, 2018

      News for Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

      (note: the previous report for this weblog ("News for Friday, February 2nd, 2018") was amended)
      • 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. on the Thursday of the first day of this February appeared to have had a video of a ("special") report involving their own news operation.   
      • 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. on the Thursday of the first day of this February appeared to have had one of its news presenters (Rose Ann Haven) referring to a certain reporter not usually mentioned in some of the local news programming they had in recent times while attributing a certain report to him (note: she had referred to the reporter as "News 5's Cody Long" while doing so).  
      • 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 first day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") appeared to have had video of a certain person saying a certain phrase involving the word "hell" commonly used as a form of profanity by other persons in recent times in response to a question for one of its reports (note: some captions for the program on a Internet video stream and a World Wide Web site attributed to WALA-TV appeared to have had a different phrase not involving the word "hell" in place of the one actually said by the person involving the word "hell" ("yeah it is" was the phrase they had in place of it)). 
      • 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. on the Thursday of the first day of this February ("WKRG News 5 at 10") appeared to have had one of its news presenters (Rose Ann Haven) saying, "This is one of the worst flu seasons we've had in years and now a local nurse has gone viral. Millions of views after she posted a video of her ranting on Facebook" before having a video of a report** related to what she was saying before having her saying, "This video even made an appearance on the CBS evening show tonight; it now has more than four million views, you can catch the full six minute video, six and forty-five second--minute and forty-five second video on WKRG.com" 
      • 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 first day of this February ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") had audio of its news presenters (Lenise Ligon and Bob Grip) saying phrases such as,"Oh wow, not a good feeling there. Some people in the Mardi Gras* spirit tonight had those spirits crushed" (by the one named Lenise Ligon), "Yeah, a hundred twenty-five dollars will do that. That's the price you pay if you park where you're not suppose to" (by the one named Bob Grip), "It is certainly a shock to the system; it's also something we've been warning you about" (by the one named Lenise Ligon), and, "Mobile Police Department is dead serious about towing vehicles during Mardi Gras" (by the one named Bob Grip) in that order after having part of a certain video for one of the reports it was to have afterwards in that .  
      (*the words "Mardi Gras" were French words meaning "Fat Tuesday")
      (**the report was attributed to the reporter mentioned in the third paragraph below the note near the top of this report)