Monday, April 30, 2018

News for Sunday, April 29th, 2018

  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the hour of 5:00 a.m. on the Saturday of the twenty-eighth of this April ("WKRG News 5 This Morning: Saturday") appeared to have had an animated sequence with audio of an announcer saying, "Now, Taylor Sarallo, with your first alert weather" before having a weather reporter of theirs named Thomas Geboy saying, "Well, it's me this morning" immediately afterwards. 
  • 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 twenty-eighth day of this April ("WKRG News 5 at 10") appeared to have its news presenter (Jason Carter) saying, "Well looking now at the weather and -- my goodness, it was an absolutely beautiful Saturday, but what about Sunday? Meteorologist Thomas Geboy joins us now with a look at the rest of the weekend. Hey Thomas" and its weather reporter (Thomas Geboy) saying, "Hey Jason -- today absolutely perfect. They made the weatherman did quite a good job with the weather today" immediately afterwards. 
  • 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 twenty-seventh day of this Friday ("FOX 10 News at 10:00 p.m.") appeared to have had one of its news presenters (Byron Day) saying, "Well Lenise*, it's felony Friday: a day where the Mobile County sheriff's office profiles a wanted felon, so, we're helping them spread the word -- take a look, this is Julian Evans and this is his latest mugshot. It was taken in December. Apparently he's posed for quite a few over the years and now deputies want him to take one more. They say he's facing a number of charges; some of them drug related. So if you see him call the Mobile County sheriff's department and let them know where he is" (*note: the word "Lenise" was part of the name of other news presenter for the program (Lenise Ligon)).
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the first half of the hour of 5:00 p.m. this Sunday ("WKRG News 5 at 5") appeared to had some digital graphics, music, announcements, and other types of sounds that were not usually part of its broadcasts for that period of time or those of other news programs of theirs that were part of its programming of a regular basis before this Sunday in recent times (note: the channel also appeared to have had advertisements for other programs that were part of the programming of the channel in recent times (including a program related to sports named "WKRG Sports Overtime", another news program named "WKRG News 5 This Morning", and a syndicated program involving quizzes named "Family Feud"), certain contributors for their news operation (specifically some weather reporters for the operation named Alan Sealls, Thomas Geboy, John Nodar, and Taylor Sarallo), and a certain organization named the Salvation Army of South Alabama with similar graphics).

Sunday, April 29, 2018

News for Saturday, April 28th, 2018

  • 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 Saturday ("FOX 10 News at 6:00 a.m." and "FOX 10 News at 7:00 a.m." respectively) appeared to have had one of its reporters (a news reporter named Steve Alexander Ozenovich) doing reports of a certain event related to them.
  • The main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV appeared to have had a certain digital clock that usually appeared in some of the local news programming it had in recent times over a certain digital graphic for their main provider of network programming (the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)) while having certain programs for the provider during the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. on the Friday of the twenty-seventh day of this April.  
  • 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 twenty-seventh day of this April appeared to have had its news presenter (Devon Walsh) saying, "A famous great white shark has been tracked off the coast of Pensacola -- OCEARCH, a non profit group that tracks great whites posted on their social media page that they'd found Hilton. He is a celebrity great white with over twenty thousand Twitter followers -- the photo you just saw came from a few months ago when researchers tagged him. At last check, here he is -- duh de-de dun-- seventy-five miles south of Dauphin Island, moving to the southwest -- so that's good, south, south, south -- this is actually a live look right now at the OCEARCH Web site and their real-time tracker of Hilton".
  • 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 seventeenth day of this April ("FOX 10 News at 10:00 p.m.") appeared to have had one of its news presenters (Byron Day) saying, "Yeah, this is definitely a crazy story" immediately after appearing to have had its other news presenter (Lenise Ligon) saying, "A nation-wide manhunt underway for a grandmother accused of killing her husband and then killing a woman who looked like her to steal her identity" (note: the program appeared to have had the news presenter named Byron Day saying, "Here's the latest from Blooming Prairie, Missouri" and a video of a report with details similar to the aforementioned statement attributed to the news presenter named Lenise Ligon immediately after appearing to have had the one named Byron Day saying, "Yeah, this is definitely a crazy story".
  • 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 Friday of the twenty-seventh day of this April ("WKRG News 5 at 6:30") appeared to have had one of its news presenters (Rose Ann Haven) saying, "Huge crowds on the beaches at the Alabama/Florida state line -- once again, the annual Flora-Bama Interstate Mullet Toss has returned; thousands flocked to the weekend party where you get the chance to throw a dead fish across the state line. News 5's Bryant Clerkly joins us now live from the festivities -- and Bryant, are you going to throw a mullet or what?" and the "Bryant Clerkley" she appeared to had mentioned speaking immediately afterwards (note: the local news program that appeared on the channel during the first half of the hour of 6:00 p.m. that day ("WKRG News 5 at 6") appeared to have had a similar moment involving the same news presenter and the same "Bryant Clerkley").

Saturday, April 28, 2018

News for Friday, April 27th, 2018

  • The main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV appeared to have had one of the reporters for their news operation (a sports reporter named Robby Baker)) saying a former nickname (or brand name) for their broadcast operation ("WKRG 5") in an advertisement for a local TV program of theirs related to sports ("WKRG Sports Overtime") in its programming this Friday.
  • 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 Thursday of the twenty-sixth day of this April ("WKRG News 5 at Noon") appeared to have had a certain attribute that had not been part of its broadcasts for this period of time from Monday through Friday for several weeks -- a member of their news operation cooking with a certain guest of his or hers (note #1: in the case of this broadcast, the cooking appeared to had involved a weather reporter of theirs named John Nodar (note #2: it appeared to have had his appearing to say, "Well it's nice to be back in the kitchen" (note #3: the part of the program with the cooking appeared to have had an animated sequence involving graphics resembling text of "Cooking with John"))).
  • 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 Thursday of the twenty-sixth day of this April ("WKRG News 5 at 6") appeared to have had one of its news presenters (Rose Ann Haven) presenting a report of a certain performance involving one of its reporters (a weather reporter named Alan Sealls) and the reporter by his self immediately afterwards (note #1: a certain World Wide Web site related to WKRG-TV appeared to have had a recording of this moment (note #2: the recording did not have the reporter appearing to say, "It was cloudy during the morning performance" immediately after what he appeared to had been saying as part of that very recording whereas the channel itself actually appeared to have had his appearing to do so)).
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the second half of the hour of 10:00 p.m. and the first half of the hour of 11:00 p.m. on the Thursday of the twenty-sixth day of this April appeared to have had an abrupt ending in some of its audio for a part of it named "Sound Off" (note #1: the channel was not usually set to have a local news program in the aforementioned period of time in recent times (note #2: the channel was set to have special programming from their main provider of network programming (the FOX Broadcasting Company (FOX)) in the periods of time for which it was usually set to have local news programs of theirs on Thursday in recent times ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m." for the hour of 9:00 p.m. and "FOX 10 News at 10:00 p.m" for the first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m.))).
  • The local news programs that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the first halves of the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. on the Thursday of the twenty-sixth day of this April ("WKRG News 5 at 5" and "WKRG News 5 at 6" respectively) each appeared to had a reporter of theirs named Joseph Blake (J. B.) Biunno saying, "Local superhero coverage you can count on" for at least one of their reports (note: both of those programs and other local news programs that were part of the programming of the channel in recent times usually appeared to have had reporters of theirs saying either, "Local coverage you can count on" or "Local coverage you could count on" while ending some reports of theirs (note: a certain video stream for a certain Facebook page related to WKRG-TV appeared to had a discussion of the phrase, "Local coverage you count in" between two members of their news operation (Jessica Taloney and Bill Riales)).
  • 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 sixteenth day of this April ("FOX 10 News at 10:00 p.m.") appeared to have had one of its news presenters (Byron Day) saying, "And for those of you who love Domino's, listen to this: The pizza chain is moving beyond home and business delivery and will start delivering pizzas in the great outdoors. The company will now bring a pizza to you at the beach, the park, any outdoor location -- do you hear that, Jason -- the new delivery hot spots include places like New York City's Central Park or the Saint Louis Arch. Customers can place hot spot orders online on the Domino's app with pre-paid orders. No word yet on when Alabama will receive that treat" and the news presenter named Lenise Ligon saying, "Well, I'll take a cheese pizza" immediately afterwards (note: one of the reporters for the program was named "Jason" (Jason Smith)).

Friday, April 27, 2018

News for Thursday, April 26th, 2018 (amended)

(note: a hyperlink to a Facebook page named "On Air Mobile Area Radio Broadcasters" was added to the list of hyperlinks to other parts of the World Wide Web site separate from this site on the right side of this page)

(note regarding amendment: information was added to the fourth paragraph below this one)
  • A certain Facebook page related to a certain (weather) reporter for the news operation for WPMI-TV named Jake Dunne appeared to have had been used by its administration to stream a live video of the reporter discussing certain e-mails related to him and WPMI-TV itself on the Wednesday of the twenty-fifth day of this May.
  • A certain Facebook page related to WFNA-TV appeared to had been used by its administration to stream live video of a tour of a broadcast facility for them and WKRG-TV on the Thursday of the twenty-sixth day of this April (note: WKRG-TV and WFNA-TV were related to each other due to their being members of a holding company named the Nexstar Media Group).
  • Some of the local TV news programs broadcast during some of the evening hours for the Wednesday of the twenty-fifth day of this April (specifically the one WALA-TV had on their main broadcast channel during the hour of 9:00 p.m. ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m." ) and the one WKRG-TV had on their own main broadcast channel during the first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m. ("WKRG News 5 at 10") that day) each appeared to have had a report of a certain type of beer being at local stores "soon". 
  • Some hyperlinks to profiles related to certain reporters and/or presenters for some of the local news programming WKRG-TV had on their main broadcast channel in recent times named Jason Carter, Taylor Sarallo, Cody Long, and Dana Winter appeared to had been added to a certain part of a World Wide Web site related to them that usually only appeared to have had hyperlinks to profiles related to other reporters and/or presenters for that programming in recent times sometime between this between this Thursday and the Monday of the twenty-third day of this April. 
  • 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 twenty-fifth day of this April ("WKRG News 5 at 10") appeared to have had one of its news presenters (Rose Ann Haven) saying, "And you may remember Mobile mayor Sandy Stimpson made a similar marijuana proposal last year; he presented an ordinance that would allow officers to write citations for minor pot offenses rather than making a formal arrest; well, that didn't go over too well -- it was dropped" immediately after appearing to have had her presenting a report of such a "proposal" unrelated to the "mayor" she appeared to had mentioned and her appearing to discuss it with one of its reporters (a news reporter named Bryant Clerkly).
  • 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 sixteenth day of this April ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") appeared to have had its news presenter (Lenise Ligon) saying, "President Trump's not letting up on his former FBI chief. Byron Day's in the newsroom now with the latest on this" and the "Byron Day" mentioned by her (one of its reporters) saying, "Hi there, Lenise. James Comey may be a believer in that there is no such thing as bad publicity, especially with his new book coming out tomorrow. The president has been slamming Comey, again, calling him all sorts of names -- slimeball may be the nicest. It's in response to Comey making vague accusations in his book against the president without any factual evidence -- that's according to the White House" whereas the local news program that appeared on the channel for WALA-TV during the first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m. that Monday ("FOX 10 News at 10:00 p.m.") appeared to have had the same "Byron Day" (one of its news presenters (the other one was the "Lenise Ligon" mentioned earlier)) saying, "In other news from us on this Monday evening, President Trump is blasting his former FBI chief as a disgruntled employee, a criminal, and once again, and we quote, a slime ball" for one its own reports (note: the news presenter appeared to had said the following statements immediately after that report: "This comes as FBI -- former FBI director Comey's first interview for his new book, which comes out tomorrow, and it's leveling several accusations. John Roberts has more from Florida" (it had a video involving a certain person saying, "John Roberts, FOX News" immediately afterwards) and, "The president's newest steel and aluminum tariffs may hit craft breweries right where it hurts -- in the beer gut. Here's more from Charleston" before having a video with similar details (it appeared to have had a person saying, "Terese Garnier, FOX News")).

Thursday, April 26, 2018

News for Wednesday, April 25th, 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 Wednesday ("WKRG News 5 at 6") appeared to have had some video of one of its news reporters (Jason Carter) being broadcast without audio before having some video of the same reporter being broadcast with audio several minutes later (note: there was no mention of the first video not having audio by the reporter or any other person on the program).
  • 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 Wednesday ("WKRG News 5 at Noon") appeared to have had no ending other than a certain animated segment often used to end its broadcasts and those of other news programs of theirs in recent times immediately after having a part of it that ended with its news presenter (Bill Riales) saying, "We'll bring you up to date on that story coming up; in a moment. We'll be back". 
  • The local news programs that appeared on the main broadcast channels for WALA-TV, WKRG-TV, and WPMI-TV during the first half of the hour of 5:00 p.m. this Wednesday ("FOX 10 News at 5:00 p.m.", "WKRG News 5 at 5", and "NBC15 News at 5 pm" respectively) each appeared to have had live video of a certain news conference this Wednesday (note: some Facebook pages related to WALA-TV, WKRG-TV, and WPMI-TV each appeared to had been used by their respective administrations to stream live video of the same news conference). 
  • 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 twenty-fourth day of this April ("FOX 10 News at 5:00 p.m.") appeared to have had one of its reporters (a weather reporter named Matt Barrentine) in a remote location saying, "I'm actually in west Mobile at a...Christ United Methodist Church where all the little kiddos are going to be out here, uh, playing out here this afternoon practicing for their T-balling. You could see them out here having fun. That's one of the four-year-olds -- one of them is mine" before presenting a report related to weather from the same location.
  • 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 twenty-third day of this April ("FOX 10 News at 5:00 p.m.") appeared to have had one of its news presenters (Lenise Ligon) saying, "Finally, he'd been out there since the shooting" immediately after having its other news presenter (Byron Day) saying, "The accused gunman in yesterday's deadly Waffle House shooting in Nashville has been found and arrested" (it also appeared to have had one of them (Lenise Ligon) saying, "Thank you, Byron" in between presenting a report unrelated to either one of them ("It's a boy for the royal family: Prince William and his wife Kate treating the world to its first glimpse of their fresh prince -- um, they are on the steps -- I'm so glad you got that. Thank you, Byron--" (note: the program appeared to have had one of them (Byron Day) saying, "Wow, pretty babies" immediately after having the rest of the aforementioned report). 
  • 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-second day of this April ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") appeared to have had its news presenter (Byron Day*) saying, "Attention parents, you now have a place to toss that old car seat or upgrade to a new one. It's all thanks to Target. The company is making it easier for you to recycle those old baby car seats as part of Earth Month. Starting tomorrow through May fifth,  you can drop off those car seats through guest services. They'll be recycled to create things like grocery carts and plastic bins. In exchange you can get a twenty percent-off coupon on a new baby car seat. That coupon will be good until May the nineteenth. And did you know that ninety-eight percent of car seats are not installed incorrectly -- it's pretty scary -- installing a car seat isn't as easy as it seems, and there are a lot of things to consider and there are not of opportunities to make mistakes. FOX 10 News is committed to making sure your kids are safe in the car, so we wanted to invite you to the FOX 10 studios on Wednesday, May sixteenth. We will be holding a free car seat safety event. Licensed car seat technicians will be on site. They'll be able to look at your car seats and fix any problems that they find. Again this is a free event and it could save your child's life. We hope you come see us on May sixteenth. Another event that FOX 10 is sponsoring as we are continuing to keep committed to your safety as far as your identity -- safe and bank statements -- so we are going to have a shred event coming up because bank statements, bills, and credit card offers are all prime targets for identity thieves. We're teaming up with Gilmore Services  for a free shred event next Saturday, April twenty eighth. Grab your old documents and stop by Hank Aaron Stadium from eight until noon." (*he was usually only a reporter for installments of the progarm that were part of the programming of the channel in the aforementioned period of time from Monday through Friday in recent times).

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

News for Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

(note: one of the paragraphs in the previous report for this weblog ("News for Monday, April 25th, 2018") was corrected)
  • A Facebook page related to radio in the city of Mobile in southwest Alabama named "On Air Mobile Area Radio Broadcasters" appeared to had been created earlier this April (specifically the Wednesday of the eleventh day of this April).   
  • 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 Monday of the twenty-third day of this April ("WKRG News 5 at 6:30") appeared to have had one of its reporters (a sports reporter named Randy Patrick Setterstrom) being told, "All right, Randy, the Mobile Sports Hall of Fame banquet is tomorrow tonight. You and Lee Shirvanian -- a couple of broadcasting legends are going to be honored and six people are being inducted into the hall -- it should be a great night" by one of its news presenters (Peter Albrecht) and his telling the news presenter,"Yeah, we're looking forward to it tomorrow night at the Battle House hotel and you're the president of the organization--" immediately afterwards for a part of it related to sports (note #1: a Facebook page related to WKRG-TV appeared to had been used by its administration to stream live video of a ceremony related to what they appeared to had been discussing this Tuesday (note #2: a World Wide Web site related to WKRG-TV appeared to have had a recording of the video for a part of it related to the ceremony itself)). 
  • The news presenter for 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 twenty-second day of this April ("WKRG News 5 This Morning: Sunday") appeared to had been a member of their news operation who was usually not the news presenters for installments of it that were part of the programming of the channel in those periods of time on Sunday before this one in recent times (note #1: the program appeared to have had the member who was usually not its news presenter conducting a type of interview that was usually part of those installments (a "Faith Time" interview) with the one who was usually their news presenter appearing to conduct them (note #2: the name of the member who was not usually its news presenter was Katarina Luketich; the name of the member who was usually its news presenter was Chad Petri (note #3: a certain part of a World Wide Web site related to WKRG-TV that usually appeared to had hyperlinks to recordings of the type of interviews mentioned earlier did not appear to had had a hyperlink to a recording of the one mentioned in the first note for this paragraph))).
  • The news presenter for 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-second day of this April ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") appeared to have a certain member of their news operation who was usually not one of the news presenters for installments of it that were part of its programming in this period of time on Sunday in recent times (Byron Day) whereas the ones who were usually its news presenters for those installments (Shelby Myers and Lee Peck) were among its reporters (example #1: it appeared to have had the one named Byron Day saying, "Police have identified the man they say drowned at Pass Picada trying to get away from cops; they were chasing him for stealing cigarettes. Spanish Fort Police tell us they believe Amos Rudolph Junior was stealing those smokes from a Spanish Fort Dollar General..." for one of its reports (example #2: it appeared to have had the same Byron Day saying, "Shelby, things got a little tense today in Foley, huh?" and the Shelby Myers mentioned earlier saying, "Byron, it really did; it was a beautiful day -- it looked liked out here, but during that time a tornado did touch down; the National Weather Service did confirm that an EF0 tornado touched down in this Foley area. Now the hardest hit area they say was the Anchors Aweigh RV park, which is just up the road about a mile up from here. It also did do some damage to the Lowes you see here right behind me as well, but the hardest hit area also did get some -- Anchors Aweigh got the brunt of it. Five RVs were flipped on their side; at least four people went to the hospital, two of those had to be extricated from their RVs that had flipped, so it was a crazy day for folks just either on their vacation or -- my aunt and uncle were actually in that RV Park; not at the time, fortunately, but they did actually have their RV there staying -- they were playing ball in the area...")).   

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

News for Monday, April 23rd, 2018 (amended)

(note #1: a previous report for this weblog named "News for Saturday, April 21st, 2018" was updated (note #2: the spelling of the date near the end of the paragraph below this one was corrected)) 
  • The main broadcast channels for WKRG-TV and WEAR-TV each appeared to have had special programming involving digital maps and audio of reports related to weather and a digital box of special programming related to sports (golf and basketball respectively) from their respective primary providers of network programming (the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) and the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) respectively) being broadcast without audio sometime between the beginning of the hour of 2:00 p.m. and the end of the hour of 5:00 p.m. on the Sunday of the twenty-fourth day of this April. 
  • 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 nineteenth day of this April ("WKRG News 5 at 10") appeared to have had one of its news presenters (Rose Ann Haven) saying, "Corey Davis from our sister station WFLA reports now live with the latest" before having video of a certain person and some digital graphics with text of "Corey Davis" (note #1: WKRG-TV appeared to had been related to a TV station named WFLA-TV by then in recent times (note #2: both of them were members of a company named the Nexstar Media Group)).
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 7:00 a.m. on the Sunday of the twenty-second day of this April ("FOX 10 News at 7:00 a.m.") appeared to have had its news presenter (Asha Staples) saying, "Verne Troyer, the actor best known for playing Mini-Me in the 'Austin Powers' films has died. Troyer's death was announced yesterday in a statement on his -- the actor's -- verified Facebook page. The cause of death was not revealed, but the statement mentioned that Troyer had been dealing with a, quote, recent time of adversity. Troyer was one of the shortest people in the world standing just two feet eight inches tall, but he achieved success as an actor; having appeared in more than two dozen films. Now we caught up with Troyer at Pensacon last year to talk about his time during the 'Austin Powers' film. Take a listen" before appearing to have had a video involving a certain person speaking into a microphone with a logo for WALA-TV and some digital graphics with texts of 'VERNE TROYER DIES AT 49' and 'ACTOR APPEARED IN MORE THAN 2 DOZEN FILMS' " (note: the program appeared to have had audio of the news presenter saying, "Troyer was forty-nine years old" immediately after that video).
  • 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 twenty-third day of this April ("FOX 10 News at 10:00 p.m.") appeared to have audio of one of its news presenters (Lenise Ligon) saying, "It's a story sweeping media outlets throughout the nation and it happened right here in Mobile County", its other news presenter (Byron Day), "A woman arrested in a Saraland Waffle House this past weekend all caught on camera", the news presenter mentioned earlier saying,  "And now police are releasing new details and some of it is rather shocking, Alexa Knowles has been following the story for you. Joins us now live in the newsroom.", the one mentioned afterwards saying, "Alexa, investigators are being very descriptive about what happened before the woman was arrested", and the aforementioned "Alexa Knowles" saying, "Are they ever, Byron -- the detective on the case basically gave us a word-for-word account of the woman's profanity-laced tirade aimed at Waffle House employees. In addition to that -- witnesses also said the woman was drunk. Tonight, Saraland PD using that evidence and more to say the arrest was justified".
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 9:00 p.m. this Monday ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") appeared to have its news presenter (Lenise Ligon) saying, "And so we've heard from police in Saraland about the incident as well as the protestors, what do you think? We're introducing a new feature on 'FOX 10 News' at nine called 'Sound Off'. Here's how it all works: call us at 2-5-1, 4-3-4, 1-0-1-2 or you can send an e-mail to soundoff@fox10tv.com. Leave your comments about our topic and we might pick your comments to air on our 'Sound Off' segments -- those are on Tuesdays and Thursday on 'FOX 10 News' at nine" after having an animated sequence involving graphics resembling texts of "SOUND OFF" and "SPONSORED BY ESTES HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING, INC" (the local news program for WALA-TV mentioned in the paragraph above this one appeared to have had another news presenter of theirs (Byron Day) presenting statements similar to the ones attributed to the news presenter mentioned earlier in this paragraph ("Ok we've heard from Saraland Police about this incident as well as the protestors and Waffle House corporate, so what do you think? We want to know -- that's why we're introducing a new feature on 'FOX 10 News' at nine: 'Sound Off'. Here's how it all works: you can call us at 2-5-1, 4-3-4, 1-0-1-2 or e-mail us soundoff@fox10tv.com to leave your comments about our topic. We may choose to use your comments on the air -- on our 'Sound Off ' segments -- they'll be airing on Tuesdays and Thursdays right here on 'FOX 10 News' at nine") immediately after having an animated sequence similar to the one also mentioned earlier in this paragraph. 

Monday, April 23, 2018

News for Sunday, April 22nd, 2018 (corrected)

(note: the seventh paragraph below this one was corrected and one of the paragraphs for an earlier report for this weblog named "News for Saturday, April 21st, 2018" was updated) 
  • Some of the local news programming WALA-TV had on their main broadcast channel between this Sunday and the Friday of the twentieth day of this April appeared to have had certain members their news operation saying phrases similar to the following phrase for reports of a certain scene: "Similar to the scene you might see on TV".
  • The main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV appeared to have a certain video related to their news operation involving a certain song during one of its breaks from having a local news program of theirs (named "WKRG News 5 at 6") during the first half of the hour of 6:00 p.m. on the Saturday of the twenty-first day of this April (note: a video similar to this one appeared to had been uploaded onto a Facebook page related to WKRG-TV by its administration on the Monday of the sixteenth day of this April).
  • 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 twentieth day of this April ("FOX 10 News at 5:00 p.m.") appeared to have a report of certain conditions related to traffic from a certain member of their news operation who was not usually not a reporter of such conditions in previous installments it that were part of its programming in that period of time before then in recent times (a weather reporter named Jason Smith).
  • 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 Thursday of the nineteenth day of this April ("WKRG News 5 at Noon") appeared to have had audio of its news presenter (Devon Walsh) saying, "Dum da-da dum" for a certain type of announcement before having one of its breaks from appearing on the channel in that period of time that day immediately afterwards ("It's time now to announce our next Lunch Bunch winner and today's winner is -- da da-da dum -- Ronald Richard from Mobile. Ronald gets a free lunch for two courtesy of Cat Fish Junction. To be a Lunch Bunch member, register at WKRG.com and we'll announce our next winner Thursday here on News 5 at noon. And we'll be right back. Keep it here.".
  • 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 twentieth day of this April ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") appeared to have had its news presenter (Lenise Ligon) saying this immediately after having video of a report of a certain quake: "All right and scientists say that earthquake is the most significant one in the recent since two in Michigan -- the quake in May of 2015 had a magnitude of about four point two -- my mom sent me a text message about it - she said they'd felt the host rumble like a big truck was coming back by -- she said it lasted for about twenty seconds; not something that happens every day, so a little shaking up there" (note: there some audio resembling laughter from a separate person immediately afterwards). 
  • 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 twentieth day of this April ("FOX 10 News at 10:00 p.m.") appeared to have had videos of one of its news presenters (Lenise Ligon) throwing baseballs (with graphics involving texts of "LENISE GETS SOME POINTERS", "LENISE THROWS THE FIRST PITCH", "2016", "2017", and "TONIGHT" respectively) and a discussion of her doing so (for an "executive producer" of theirs named "Kip Raling" and a certain type of game) involving her, its other news presenter (Byron Day), and one of its reporters (a weather reporter named Jason Smith) (note: the discussion appeared to had ended with this way: Lenise Ligon: "You're next." Byron Day: "I know." Lenise Ligon: "May Fourth--" Byron Day: "Ready to rock.  Lenise Ligon: "--go see Byron when he throws."). 
  • 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 nineteenth day of this April ("FOX 10 News at 10:00 p.m.") appeared to have had one of its news presenters (Byron Day) saying, "We've got a crazy story to share with you out of Eight Mile tonight: a high-speed chase; a trooper chased and bitten by a dog; the dog shot and killed; the suspect still on the run. Let's bring it all down for you: investigators say an Alabama state trooper tried to pull over a truck tonight near Lott and Schillinger's -- the driver punched it, which took off -- a few miles later the chase ended near Lott and Suncrest -- well the driver ran off -- we're told the dog that was in the truck also jumped out and actually started chasing the trooper and actually bit him on the hand. The trooper then shot and killed the dog; the driver got away. Investigators say they found a stolen handgun in the truck. Shelby." (note #1: "Shelby" was the forename of one of the news presenters for the program (Shelby Myers (note #2: she was usually not one of the news presenters for installments of it that were part of the programming of the channel in the period of time mentioned earlier in this paragraph before the Thursday also mentioned earlier in the paragraph in recent times))). 

Sunday, April 22, 2018

News for Saturday, April 21st, 2018 (updated)

(note: the paragraph near the bottom of this report was updated)
  • The main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV appeared to have had an announcement regarding a paid program with a graphic related to it (including text related to the announcement itself) before having special news programming from their main provider of network programming (the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)) immediately afterwards at the beginning of the hour of 11:00 a.m. this Saturday.
  • 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 twentieth day of this April ("WKRG News 5 at Noon") appeared to have had its news presenter (Devon Walsh) saying, "The worst natural disaster disaster the gulf coast has ever seen" for a report of a certain anniversary ("Well today is the eighth anniversary explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico: an explosion and fire on board the oil rig triggered the worst natural disaster the gulf coast has ever seen").
  • 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 twentieth day of this April ("WKRG News 5 at Noon") appeared to have had its news presenter (Devon Walsh) conducting an interview with a certain person regarding a certain type of cancer associated with male and female persons (breast cancer) without either one of them ever referencing either a male person or male persons in general (a Facebook page related to WKRG-TV appeared to had live video of the same news presenter conducting another interview with the same person regarding the same type of cancer during the second half of the hour of 12:00 p.m. that day). 
  • A certain part of a World Wide Web site related to WKRG-TV that usually appeared to have had hyperlinks to profiles of certain persons who were usually either news reporters or reporters for some of the local news programming that was part of the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV on a regular basis in recent times usually did not appear to have had hyperlinks to the ones named Jason Carter and Taylor Sarallo  in recent times (note: the one named Jason Carter was usually the news presenter for some of the local news programming it had on Saturday and Sunday evenings since this past March whereas the one named Taylor Sarallo for usually the weather reporter for some of the local news programming it had on Saturday and Sunday mornings since then).
  • 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 Friday of the twentieth day of this April ("Studio 10") appeared to have one of its hosts (Chasity Byrd) saying this to a certain guest of hers and its other host (Joe Emer) for a certain part of it related to cooking: "We have to mention, too -- I saw on, on Jeff Collier -- the mayor of Dauphin Island -- his, his Facebook page earlier about today being the anniversary of the oil spill -- man, I can't tell you -- I remember it like yesterday, I was reporting at the time down on the beach" (note: the host named Chasity Byrd was a news reporter for some of the local news programs that were part of the programming of the channel before then).  
  • 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. on the Thursday of the nineteenth day of this April ("FOX 10 News at 5:00 p.m." and "FOX 10 News at 10:00 p.m." respectively) each appeared to have had video of a certain person saying, "This show that you feature, 'Caught in the Act' -- somebody recognized them and believed they saw them at the rear of a local business asleep in a vehicle. Officers responded to the location where they did actually find them and were confirmed to be the subjects that were featured on your show -- this show actually is a good show because as we see we had someone recognize someone" for certain parts of them involving graphics resembling the words "Caught in the Act".   
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the hour of 5:00 a.m. on the Saturday of the twenty-first day of this April ("WKRG News 5 This Morning: Saturday") appeared to have had audio of a different voice being used for a type of announcement often used for the last segments of local news programs that were part of its programming in recent times instead of the one normally used for such an announcement (note: both voices were used for an announcement of the following statement: "WKRG aerial footage: sponsored by Greene and Phillips" (update for Tuesday: April 24th, 2018: the last segment for the local news program that appeared on the channel during the first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m. on the Monday of the twenty-third day of this April ("WKRG News 5 at 10") appeared to have had an announcement of the statement involving the voice normally used for its broadcasts of it)).

Saturday, April 21, 2018

News for Friday, April 20th, 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 Thursday of the nineteenth day of this April ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") often appeared to have had its news presenter (Shelby Myers) saying, "Listen to this"  while beginning to present one of its reports (note: the channel usually did not have this Shelby Myers in the role of news presenter for installments of it that were part of its programming in that period of time from Monday through Friday before then in recent times).  
  • The local news program that appeared to the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m. on the Wednesday of the eighteenth day of this April ("WKRG News 5 at 10") appeared to have had one of its news presenters (Rose Ann Haven) saying, "On the Baldwin County beat: some spectacular footage from Gulf State Park Pier this afternoon: take a look at what's over the rail of the pier: sharks, sharks, and more sharks: it's a sightseer's delight, but a constant battle for anglers who not only have to fight the fish they had hooked, but also fight the sharks that want to eat the fish, and a lot of times the sharks win -- and it seems the population is growing, too" for one of its reports.
  • 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 nineteenth day of this April ("WKRG News 5 at 10") appeared to have two separate reports related to weather (one with video of one of its reporters (a weather reporter named Thomas Geboy) and some graphics related to weather; one only with audio of the aforementioned reporter while having graphics related to weather) before its opening (note: other installments of the program  that were usually part of the programming of the channel in that period of time in recent times usually did not have two separate reports related to weather before their respective openings)).
  • The local news program that appeared to the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m. on the Wednesday of the eighteenth day of this April ("WKRG News 5 at 10") appeared to have had some of its audio being reduced at a gradual rate for one of its videos without any mention of it having happened (note #1: the video had a graphic involving text of "REPUBLICAN GUBERNATORIAL DEBATE", "LYRIC THEATRE", and "BIRMINGHAM" (note #2: the part of the video with the aforementioned audio appeared immediately after a part of it involving some audio of one of the news presenters (Rose Ann Haven) saying, "In Alabama politics tonight, Republican gubernatorial candidates Senator Bill Hightower from Mobile, Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle, and evangelist Scott Dawson, participated in a second GOP debate tonight. The front-runner, governor Kay Ivey, once again, did not participate. Candidates talked about key issues such as school safety and the idea of a lottery or gambling in the state to generate revenue.").
  • 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 eighteenth day of this April ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") appeared to have had audio of one of its reporters (a news reporter named Byron Day) saying the word "sexier" for one of its reports (note #1: a certain Internet version of the program had an abrupt gap while having the report (note #2: the report itself: "TESS the planet hunter will be taking a never-before used orbital path to propel itself more than two hundred thirty thousand miles away from the earth. From that vantage point, it will train its four digital cameras on universes beyond ours looking for planets orbiting other suns. Now during that two year -- would be able to cover a much larger search area as it hunts for Earth-size or slightly larger heavenly bodies. Scientists could then examine those so-called exoplanets to see if they could be life-sustaining. By the way, the satellite is officially known as Transitioning Exoplanet Survey Satellite or TESS for short. 'Planet hunter' just sounds sexier. Lenise." (note #3: the news presenter for the program was named Lenise Ligon))).  
  • 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 sixteenth day of this April ("FOX 10 News at 10:00 p.m.") appeared to have had one of its news presenters (Lenise Ligon) saying, "Some positive entertainment news for you tonight: Rapper Kendrick Lamar -- his award collection just expanding with the addition of the Pulitzer Prize -- how about that -- The organization announcing the winner this afternoon -- Lamar chosen as a 2018 Pulitzer prize winner in music for his latest album -- on the Web site the organization lauding the hip-hop artist for quote capturing the complexity of modern African-American life. Lamar no stranger to awards -- of course the thirty-year-old has won eleven Grammys. I wonder what he's done with them all? Where does he keep them?" and the other news presenter (Byron Day) saying, "Right on the mantle" immediately afterwards after appearing to have had the one mentioned earlier saying, "Day six of the Cosby retrial continuing. The woman accusing him of sexual battery back on the stand. Cosby accused of sexually assaulting Andrea Constand, a former director of operations for Temple University women's basketball team -- he's accused of three counts of aggravated assault -- each count carries up to ten years in prison -- the first trial ended with a mistrial after 52 hours of jury deliberation".

Friday, April 20, 2018

News for Thursday, April 19th, 2018 (amended)

(note: this fifth paragraph below this one and the one near the bottom of this report were amended for clarity)
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 5:00 p.m. on the Wednesday of the eighteenth day of this April ("FOX 10 News at 5:00 p.m.") appeared to have had audio of one of its reporters (a news reporter named Toi Thornton) doing a report of certain acts attributed to them ("FOX 10"*)
  •  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 seventeenth day of this April ("FOX 10 News at 5:00 p.m.") appeared to have had audio of one of its news presenters (Lenise Ligon) saying, "Looking at this shot, I wish I was at the beach" while having video of a certain place before one of its breaks from appearing on the channel in that period of time that day.
  • A local TV program dedicated to entertainment and lifestyles that usually appeared 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") often appeared to have had certain persons (such as some hosts of it) referencing each other only by the last parts of the names often used in referencing them initially in its broadcasts in recent times (such as "Emer" (for a host usually referenced initially as Joe Emer) and "Barrentine" (for a host and occasional guest of it usually referenced initially as "Matt Barrentine")). 
  • 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 Monday of the sixteenth day of this April ("WKRG News 5 at 10") appeared to have had one of its news presenters (Mel Showers) mentioning a certain collection of song by a word often used as profanity in recent times for one of its reports** and one of its reporters (a sports reporter named Randy Patrick Setterstrom) saying, "All right, we pass this along -- our thoughts and prayers tonight are with Alabama radio broadcaster Chris Stewart -- he has undergone what Alabama athletic director Greg Burn has tweeted out tonight as a serious medical procedure. He's hospitalized in Tuscaloosa; so we are thinking about Chris Stewart tonight -- had a chance to work with him on several occasions".
  • The first part of the local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m. on the Tuesday of the eighteenth day of this April ("FOX 10 News at 10:00 p.m.") began with an animated sequence with graphics resembling text of "BREAKING NEWS" before having one of its news presenters (Byron Day) saying, "We begin tonight with some very sad news: former first lady Barbara Bush has died"*** whereas the first part of the local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the same period of time for the same Tuesday of this April ("WKRG News 5 at 10") appeared to have had an animated sequence with audio of an announcer saying, "From WKRG News 5, the gulf coast's news leader: breaking news now", one of its own news presenters (Mel Showers) saying, "Former first lady Barbara Bush has died", and the other news presenter (Rose Ann Haven) saying, "Her passing comes shortly after the office of her husband, former president George H. W. Bush, announced she had declined further medical treatment following a series of hospitalizations. At ninety-two years old, Barbara Bush leaves behind quite a legacy" immediately after each other. 
(*brand name or nickname for WALA-TV)
(**Mel Showers: The twenty eighteen Pulitzer awards were announced today and there are two notable winners with Alabama connections: first, Alabama Media Group's John Archibald was awarded journalism's highest honor for commentary; he won a Pulitzer for stories uncovering the past of Republican Roy Moore during Alabama's Senate campaign last year. Second: rapper Kendrick Lamar won for music thanks to his work "DAMN"; it's the first non-classical or jazz work to win the award. The Pulitzer board called the album a work that captures the complexity of the African-American life -- and next month you'll have a chance to see the rapper live in Gulf Shores. Kendrick Lamar is one of the headliners at the Hang Out Musical Festival. The three day festival begins May 18th; it goes through the 20th. He will close out the Hangout festival on May 20th. General admission tickets start at three hundred nineteen dollars.)

(***the local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 9:00 p.m. earlier that Tuesday appeared to have had a news presenter named Lenise Ligon (the other news presenter for the program named "FOX 10 News at 10:00 p.m.") saying, "And we are starting with some really sad news tonight: Barbara Bush has died" after having an animated sequence similar to the one mentioned earlier for the program named "FOX 10 News at 10:00 p.m.").

Thursday, April 19, 2018

News for Wednesday, April 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 Tuesday of the seventeenth day of this April appeared to have had one of its news presenters (Lenise Ligon) saying, "FOX 10 News reporter Alexa Knowles on this crazy story for you tonight" before having the "Alexa Knowles" mentioned by 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 a.m. on the Tuesday of the seventeenth day of this April ("Studio 10") appeared to have had its hosts (Joe Emer) discussing a type of "challenge" named "the lemon-face challenge" and proceeding to accept it with its other host (Chasity Byrd) and one of its guests (Matt Barrentine).
  • Some of the local news programming WKRG-TV had on their main broadcast channel since the Saturday of the fourteenth day of this April appeared to have had various reporters for their news operation each holding a microphone with a certain design (a white block with a blue number five) unlike that of the design that usually appeared on the microphone or microphones that they other reporters for the operation appeared to had been using for the local news programming they had on their channel before this month of April in recent times (a blue block with a white and blue number five).
  • 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 Tuesday of the seventeenth day of this April ("WKRG News 5 at 6") appeared to have had one of its reporters (a sports reporter named Randy Patrick Setterstrom) saying, "All right, it's another year and another night with Nick...and that's all you need to say in the state of Alabama. We know who that is and it's not Santa Claus. Right? Saban in town tonight; also joining the coach at the Mobile Convention Center: ESPN's Lee Corso. Who's he? Oh, yeah, you know the guy".
  • 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 sixteenth day of this April ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") appeared to have had its news presenter (Lenise Ligon) saying, "Plenty of bad guys doing bad things out there and then there's the stuff that you just can't make up that's part of MPD's weekend crime report. Byron Day in the newsroom with that story. Hi Byron" and the "Byron Day" mentioned by her saying, "Hi there, Lenise. A lot of of head shaking stuff going on in Mobile over the past weekend. Here's our first contestant: twenty-four-year-old Daniel Blackenberg. Police tell us he was caught with a boat on Government Street over the weekend." immediately afterwards.
  • A Facebook page related to a certain member of the broadcast operation for WFNA-TV (a promoter of it named Victoria (Tori) Blackmon) appeared to had been used by its administration to upload a video of her saying, "Sit back, relax, with a delicious refreshing Pepsi and enjoy tonight's season finale. This is the Pepsi for every generation" with a message related to it involving a brand name (or nickname) for WFNA-TV ("The Gulf Coast CW") on the Tuesday of the seventeenth day of this April (note #1: the message and the video appeared to had been shared with a Facebook page related to WKRG-TV by its own administration afterwards that day (note #2: WFNA-TV and WKRG-TV were related to each other due to their being members of a holding company named the Nexstar Media Group)).

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

News for Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

  • 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 Monday of the fifteenth day of this April ("WKRG News 5 at Noon") appeared to have had one of its reporters (a news reporter named Joseph Blake (J. B.) Biunno) saying, "Who doesn't love bacon? Everybody loves bacon" without explaining it for one of its reports.  
  • A local TV program related to sports named "WKRG Sports Overtime" appeared to have had some members of the news operation for a certain TV station related it sprinting in a parking lot (note #1: the name of the station was WKRG-TV (note #2: the program was usually promoted as being part of their programming plans for Sunday in recent times (specifically their plan for the second half of the hour of 10:00 p.m. for Sunday) in some of the local news programming they had in recent times)). 
  • The local news programs that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 7:00 a.m. on the Sunday of the fifteenth day of this April ("FOX 10 News at 7:00 a.m.") appeared to have had its news presenter (Devan Coffaro*) saying, "We here at FOX 10 -- we definitely respect people who take adversity and turn it into something positive" for a interview she appeared to had conducted with a certain person for one of its segments whereas one of its other segments appeared to have had her saying, "We definitely wish the best of luck for y'all for a great turnout today" for an interview she appeared to had been conducting with a certain other person. 
  • Some of the local news programming for WKRG-TV on the Sunday of the fifteenth day of this April appeared to have had audio of a certain member of their news operation (a news presenter named Jason Carter) saying the name of a certain person who used to be one of the reporters for some of the local news programming it had before then on a regular basis in recent times (Cameron Edgeworth) without explaining whether he was referencing that particular person or not for one of its reports ("...Reporter Cameron Edgeworth of our sister station in Birmingham...") and, "The video is just as dramatic as the description" for one of its other reports ("In Mountainburg, Arkansas, a tornado swept through the area in matter of seconds on Friday; destroying parts of the town -- the video is just as dramatic as the description"). 
  • 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 Monday of the sixteenth day of this April ("WKRG News 5 at 6:30") appeared to have one of its reporters (a sports reporter named Randy Patrick Setterstrom) saying, "Look for us each night at six thirty to profile each one of our inductees going into the Mobile Sports Hall of Fame" after appearing to have had audio of such a profile and a discussion of the aforementioned hall of fame with one of the news presenters for the program (Peter Albrecht) for a part of it related to sports (note #1: the discussion appeared to had involved the news presenter saying, "And we've got the sports hall of fame coming up next week, Randy" and the reporter saying, "That's right! A week from tomorrow night, the twenty eighteen induction banquet at downtown Mobile in the Battle House Hotel; and got a couple of football players going in this year" immediately afterwards before appearing to had said, "At six thirty throughout the rest of this week and early into next week we are going to...profile each one of our inductees so we'll give you a chance to know a little bit more about them..." (note #2: a World Wide Web site with the address "http://www.mobileshalloffame.com" and some of the local news programming that was part of the programming of the channel earlier this calendar year appeared to have had reports of the reporter being an "inductee" for a certain hall of fame named the "Mobile Sports Hall of Fame")). 
 (*the channel usually did not have her in the role of news presenter for broadcasts of it that were part of its programming during the hour of 7:00 a.m. on Sunday in recent times).

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

News for Monday, April 16th, 2018

(note for Tuesday, April 17th, 2018: a hyperlink to a World Wide Web site named "Rate My Station" was added to the list of hyperlinks on the right side of this page)
  • A Facebook page related to WKRG-TV appeared to had been used by its administration to stream 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. and the first five minutes of the second half of that hour on the Saturday of the fourteenth day of this April ("WKRG News 5 at 10").  
  • 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 fifteenth day of this April ("WKRG News 5 This Morning: Sunday") appeared to have had a news presenter (named Bill Riales) who was usually part of its broadcasts in that period of time in recent times whereas the person who was usually its news presenter for those broadcasts (Chad Petri) was one of its reporters (specifically a news reporter).
  • 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 fourteenth day of this April appeared to have had its news presenter (Shelby Myers) saying, "Wow! You certainly don't want one of those bad boys coming at you -- that's one of many tomahawk missiles that rained down on Syria last night", "Hmm. So sad", "And I'm sure you noticed gas prices are going up -- that's the bad news", "This time last year, the average price per gallon in Alabama with two dollars and seventeen cents -- not bad -- now take a look at what we were paying at this time last month", "Here's something I bet you didn't know -- the two-dollar bill is celebrating it's forty-second anniversary; who knew, right?", "The Jags' spring football practice is officially over. The annual Red-Blue game was played today at Ladd and guess who was there -- you got it -- FOX 10 sports anchor Bri MacNaught", "It's time for a new FOX 10 News Surprise Squad: a daughter wrote in saying her parents were coming in on their seventy-third wedding anniversary. "We wanted to help them celebrate and more importantly, find out their secret. Get ready, because this one will pull your heart strings", and "So sweet" for some of its presentations. 
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the first halves of the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. on the Saturday of the fourteenth day of this April ("WKRG News 5 at 6" and "WKRG News 5 at 10" respectively) each appeared to have had some news presenters (Peter Albrecht and Devon Walsh) and a weather reporter (Alan Sealls) who were not usually part of the broadcasts it had for their of time on Saturday before then in recent times (note: the first program appeared to have had the person who was usually the news presenter for those broadcasts (Jason Carter) reporting from a remote location and weather reports involving a map for the last thirteen minutes of its broadcast (the last thirty seconds of it had some animated sequences often used to end its broadcasts and those of other local news programs for the channel in recent times)whereas the second program appeared to had the person who was usually only one of its news presenters for the broadcasts of it and the other program that were part of the channel in the same periods of time mentioned earlier from Monday through Friday in recent times (Rose Ann Haven) also reporting from a remote location (note #2: both of them appeared to have had the person who was usually the sports reporter for both of them (Robby Baker) reporting on weather from a remote location and at least one of the persons who was usually one of the news reporters for those broadcasts (Bryant Clerkley for both programs; Cody Long for the first program) holding a microphone with a flag unlike the other microphones that were part of those broadcasts while appearing to report from a remote location)).
(*the first program mentioned appeared to have had the reporter named Robby Baker saying, "The second time in six months that the, uh, sports guys been doing the weather reporting here -- so here goes nothing"; the reporter named Bryant Clerkley saying, "Hello...", a certain person appearing next to him saying, "Hello", his appearing to had said, "Are you coming to me, Jordan?" and a voice of, "I come from Louisiana..." immediately after each other immediately after having an animated sequence with text of "News at 6" immediately at the beginning of one of the segments in its broadcast for the period of time and calendar day used in reference to it earlier (Devon Walsh: "All right, so we are just hearing from Bryant Clerkley there on Pensacola Beach. We are going to try to get back with him, but as you can see, The wind has really picked up on Pensacola Beach and those red flags--". Peter Albrecht: "Yeah, and it's really hard to hear with those winds blowing -- we had a little trouble with our communication -- let's see if we've got Bryant ready to go now at Pensacola Beach." Bryant Clerkley: Yes, I'm here on Pensacola Beach. The winds are picking up. I know it's hard to hear me. I'm just [going] to stand out of the way now..."); and the weather reporter named Alan Sealls saying, "My producer, are we about to...all right, so my my producer is talking to me and I'm just going to do -- leave you on this last one image of the radar -- we are going to end our newscast now -- we'll continue on Facebook Live in just a moment, but just letting you know we're watching the weather, keeping you updated -- tornado warning,  but it doesn't look like it's going to get worse. Join us on Facebook Live in just a few moments" during the last two minutes of the broadcast before having a certain sequence often to end its broadcasts and other local news programs for the channel that were part of the programming it had in recent times)

Monday, April 16, 2018

News for Sunday, April 15th, 2018

  • A Facebook page related to WALA-TV appeared to had used been used by its administration to stream live video of some members of their news operation accepting a certain type of challenge on the Friday of the thirteenth day of this April.  
  • 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 thirteenth day of this April ("WKRG News 5 at 5") appeared to have had a report of a certain conversation between a certain visitor to a certain restaurant in their local broadcast (Wahlburgers in the city of Foley in southwest Alabama) and a certain professional actor connected to the operation of the restaurant (Donnie Wahlburg).
  • The main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV appeared to have an animated sequence with audio of an announcement related to programming (involving the words "regularly-scheduled") before having a certain TV program that was usually part of its programming during the second half of the hour of 6:00 p.m. on Saturday in recent times ("Today's Homeowner") all ready in progress during the first two minutes of that period of time on the Saturday of the fourteenth day of this April. 
  • The main broadcast channel for WALA-TV occasionally appeared to have had special programming related to weather from their news operation and special programming related to organized fighting from their main provider of network programming (the FOX Broadcasting Company) being shown simultaneously in separate digital boxes while having only audio of the programming related to weather between the beginning of the hour of 6:00 p.m. and the middle of the hour of 9:00 p.m. on the Saturday of the fourteenth day of this April.  
  • A local TV program dedicated to entertainment and lifestyles that appeared on the main broadcasts channel for WPMI-TV and WJTC-TV on the Friday of the thirteenth day of this April ("Gulf Coast Today") appeared to have had one of the radio hosts for one of the radio stations in their local broadcast area (Shelby Mitchell) hosting it with one of the hosts for their own broadcast operation (Terra Reeves) (note: the channel for WPMI-TV appeared to have had it during the second half of the hour of 12:00 p.m. that day whereas the channel for WJTC-TV appeared to have had during the second half of the hour of 5:00 p.m. later that day).