Monthly Archives: May 2012

New Reporter on 6ABC

Jennifer Joyce joins 6ABC as a general assignment reporter.  The Temple Unviersity graduate arrives from WHP in Harrisburg.

6ABC Wins May Sweeps

(Philadelphia, PA) – Another May Sweep has come and gone, and the story remains the same – Action News is the undisputed local news leader.  Action News has the most viewers, and won every time period in the coveted “May book”.  The most impressive performance came in the early part of the day, with Action News Mornings posting significant growth, and Good Morning America earning additional viewers as well.  Action News Mornings grew 4 (HH) share points at 6am, and GMA gained 2 points, year-to-year.

6abc Action News has been the market leader for more than three decades, and that position has been built on trust and consistency.   Looking at the “Television Season” (September ‘11 to May ‘12), Action News produced 1,593 newscasts, Monday through Friday, and was the #1 choice for news 99% of those times, winning 1,574 time 

The station website,, is experiencing its best year ever, with 200+ million page views to date.  In May alone, 6abc earned 40 million page views and more than 3 million unique users online and with mobile apps. 


Source:  Nielsen Station Index Overnight Ratings, Philadelphia Market, 2012. 




WPVI-TV is the ABC-owned station serving the Delaware and Lehigh Valleys.

Jill Scott on Storytellers

Philly’s Jill Scott stars on Storytellers, Monday at 11 p.m. on VH1.

Just Went Over One Million Views – Thank You!

My little blog, just went over one-million views.  Thank you for visiting my web site.

Desperate Housewives Finale

I haven’t been able to get the song Wonderful, Wonderful out of my head since the wonderful series finale of Desperate Housewives Sunday.  Congratulations on 181 episodes.

Anchor Celebrates Milestone

Congratulations to news anchor Jim Gardner who recently celebrated his 35th anniversary anchoring the 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. news for Channel 6.

Broadcast Pioneers Honor 90 Years of WCAU / WPHT Radio

The Broadcast Pioneers salute the 90th anniversary of radio station 1210-AM Wednesday, May 16th at the Bala Golf Club at noon.  Panelists include Gene Crane, Dom Giordano, Don Henderson, Stan Hochman, Wally Kennedy, Barry Magarick, and Chris Stigall.

Broadcast Pioneers president Jerry Klein, who formerly worked at WCAU will moderate the event.

Fox29 Anchor Profiled In Inky

There is a nice article about Fox29’s Sheinelle Jones in today’s Inquirer.

Mindy Kaling Gets Own Show on Fox

The Office’s Mindy Kaling is getting promoted to her own sitcom on Fox in the fall titled “Mindy.”  If it is as funny as her book “Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me,” then she’ll have no worries.

Ruth Weisberg’s Latest Venture

Media personality Ruth Weisberg is hosting the new radio show, “Talk of the Main Line” on, Fridays at 12 p.m.

The former lifestyle update reporter for Sunny 104.5 and more is also teaching voiceover narration classes at the Voice Box in Havertown.