Monthly Archives: December 2011

Former Staffer Sues KYW Newsradio

Shelley Kanther, a former behind-the-scenes employee at KYW Newsradio is suing the station for sexual harrassment.

There Is NOTHING On This Week

Even though there is nothing on this week, I still won’t watch Whitney.

Oprah’s Back

Even though I am starting to get into Dr. Phil at 4 p.m., I am glad that Oprah is coming back with a new weekly series:  Oprah’s Next Chapter.

6ABC’s Cathy Gandolfo Announces Retirement

Here’s the story from 6ABC:

 

WOGL Playing #1 Hits From A-Z

WOGL-FM is playing #1 hits from A-Z through New Year’s.

Best And Worst of TV 2011

Best New Show – Revenge

Worst New Show – Whitney

Best Underrated New Show – Up All Night

Most Likely SNL Person to Get Own Sitcom Next Year – Kristen Wiig

Most Likely Not To Make SNL Cut Next Year – Paul Brittain

Going Out With A Whimper – Desperate Housewives

Cancelled Too Soon – Joy Behar on HLN

Franchise That Is Past Its Prime – VH1’s Divas

Franchise That Keeps Getting Better – The Comedy Central Celebrity Roasts

Saddest Trend – The cancellation of two more daytime dramas with General Hospital in grave danger in 2012.

Best 80’s Stars on TV – Tom Selleck and Ted Danson

Home for Every Other 80’s and 90’s Star  – TV Land

Best Decision by NBC – Hiring Howard Stern for America’s Got Talent

Worst Decision by NBC – Everything else (thinking The Office could survive without Steve Carell, The Playboy Club, Prime Suspect, overhyping Whitney)

Overexposed – Dr. Drew, Sharon Osbourne, Andy Cohen, Andrerson Cooper, Jane Lynch, Sofia Vergera

Best Comeback – Married with Children cast ( Ed O’Neill, Christina Applegate, Katey Sagal), Madeline Stowe on Revenge

Still Going Strong – Family Guy, Morley Safer on 60 Minutes, Joan Rivers on Fashion Police

Trust The Bow Tie

Here’s a nice blurb about NBC10’s Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz from the recent issue of Philly Mag.  Fittingly, Schwartz’s favorite group is Earth, Wind, and Fire.

Bolaris Suspended by Fox29

From Dan Gross at philly.com:

 

Eagles-Cowboys Announcers

Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, and Pam Oliver will handle the Eagles-Cowboys game on Fox Saturday at 4 p.m.

CSN Uses Washington Announcers For Sixers-Wizards

In what sounds like a cost-cutting move, Comcast Sportset utilized its Washington SportsNet team to announce the Sixers-Wizards game last week.

Will Comcast do the same when the Sixers play teams in Comcast cities including New York, Chicago, Boston, and Portland?

In other Sixers announcing news, former Drexel star and NBA player Malik Rose will handle the game analyst duties this season, replacing Eric Snow.