Monthly Archives: August 2012

Here I Am!

I am available to speak to groups about the upcoming television season. For more information, go to my appearances page.

Fox29 Hires New Traffic Reporter

Villanova graduate Kacie McDonnell is the latest addition to Fox29.


Changes to NBC10 Daytime Schedule For This Season

From NBC10:

 PHILADELPHIA, Pa – August 28, 2012 – NBC10 Philadelphia announced today the addition of two new daytime programs featuring well-known TV personalities Steve Harvey and Jeff Probst. “Steve Harvey” debuts Tuesday, September 4 at 2 PM. “The Jeff Probst Show” debuts September 10 at 12 PM.

“Steve Harvey” is hosted by TV personality, comedian, radio show host and best-selling author, Steve Harvey. The show will focus on real people with real issues, bringing Harvey’s funny, insightful and common sense approach to everyday problems. Topics such as marriage, dating, parenting, workplace issues, friendship and the daily dramas of life will all be handled with Harvey’s unique comedic spin.

On “The Jeff Probst Show”, Emmy-award winning host of ‘Survivor’ Jeff Probst will use his engaging style and incisive interview skills to take on hot topics of the day, overcoming obstacles, family dynamics, celebrities, newsmakers and more. Early editions of the hour-long program will include topics as diverse as the effects of gossip, seniors with active sex lives, and resolving relationship issues.

“With the launch of these new programs, our viewers will enjoy a compelling and diverse afternoon lineup,” said Eric Lerner, President and General Manager of NBC10 Philadelphia. “We’re looking forward to the debut of the shows and introducing Steve Harvey and Jeff Probst to Philadelphia-area viewers.”


4:30-7am: NBC10 News Today

7am-11am: The Today Show

11am: NBC10 News @11am

11:30am: The 10! Show


1pm: Days of Our Lives


3pm: Ellen

4pm: NBC10 News @4pm


Brian Taff Wedding Album

Check out pictures from 6ABC anchor Brian Taff’s wedding to 6ABC creative services executive producer Mara Webb.

Local Game Show Auditions

Let’s Make a Deal will be holding auditions at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, Saturday from 2 – 5 p.m. and The Price is Right will be holding auditions at the Casino at Delaware Park in Wilmington, Tuesday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

For applications, go to



Terry Ruggles To Retire

Terry Ruggles, who has been with Channel 10 since 1974, is retiring at the end of the year.

Local TV Showcase Luncheon

The annual local televison showcase luncheon takes place at the Loews Hotel Thursday, September 13th.

Some of the new shows coming to daytime TV this year include The Steve Harvey Show, Katie, and The Jeff Probst Show.

Sheena: Queen Of The Weather Jungle

Fresh from starring in the weather promos during the Olympics, NBC10 weather anchor Sheena Parveen is the subject of this profile by Chuck Darrow.

Philly’s Ralph Garman To Host New Joe Schmo in 2013

Philly’s own Ralph Garman will return to host the new edition of the funny reality show Joe Schmo on Spike TV in the beginning of 2013.

The LaSalle University graduate has enjoyed a successful career as a Los Angeles radio personality and by providing lots of voices on Family Guy.

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