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ABC News Reaches 10 Million People on Facebook With Ebola Town Hall

That’s a lot of likes. A George Stephanopoulos-hosted town hall, designed to answer viewer questions about the threat of Ebola in the U.S., was a major hit for the network on Facebook, reaching more than 10 million people. ABC says the...Show More Summary

Kentucky ND Tells Senate Candidates to Stop Using News Clips in Campaign Spots

It’s election time, when candidates pay to run spots either bashing their opponents or making themselves look good. Here in New York City, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is using clips from WABC and WCBS along with some national news outlets to show he’s tough on crime. Bill Shory, news director for Louisville, Ky. Show More Summary

Diane Sawyer’s Mother Passes Away

Diane Sawyer‘s mother Jean Sawyer Hayes passed away Wednesday in Louisville, KY. She was 94. Sawyer told the Courier-Journal this morning that her mother “was a force of nature, optimistic, spunky and energetic.” Sawyer Hayes, was a longtime elementary school teacher and, later, civic leader. Show More Summary

Meredith’s Local Media Group Revenue Up 39% to $125 Million in Fiscal First Quarter

Meredith Corp.’s Local Media Group has reason to celebrate. According to a new report, the company’s 15 local television stations generated $125 million in total revenue in the first quarter of fiscal 2015, which is up 39% from the same...Show More Summary

Nexstar to Buy KASW in Phoenix for $68 Million

Nexstar Broadcasting says it’s buying Phoenix CW affiliate KASW from Meredith Corporation and SagamoreHill of Phoenix for $68 million plus working capital. Nexstar Broadcasting Group president and CEO, Perry Sook said in a statement,...Show More Summary

Reporter Shannon Kettler Departs WCPO for PR Job at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

Shannon Kettler has left Cincinnati ABC affiliate WCPO, announcing via Twitter that she’s taken a public relations job at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Kettler joined WCPO in 2001 after working at WGBA in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Kettler graduated from the University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Music. New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

WTVJ Adds Weekend Sports Anchor

It’s official. I am proud to announce I will be on air for the first time tonight at 11, as the new sports anchor for @NBC6 South Florida. — Stefano Fusaro (@StefanoFusaro) October 22, 2014 Stefano Fusaro is joining Miami NBC owned station...Show More Summary

'F is for Family' Original Animated Series Coming Exclusively to Netflix

Bill Burr, Laura Dern and Justin Long will Voice Lead Characters in Six-Episode Series

Jeff Jarvis Asks Reuters CEO Andrew Rashbass: ‘Does TV News Have to Suck?’

Reuters CEO Andrew Rashbass was at The Paley Center for Media yesterday, and he took on a blunt but entertaining question posed by moderator Jeff Jarvis: “does TV news have to suck?” Rashbass conceded the news business faces a myriad...Show More Summary

Sunday Show Ratings: October 19

CBS’s “Face the Nation” was first among Sunday shows in viewers last week despite being down -11% in total viewers and down -16% in the A25-54 demo compared to the same week last year. NBC’s “Meet the Press” was slightly down: -3% in viewers and down -1% in the demo vs. Show More Summary

Geraldo Rivera: The ‘Real Threat’ Comes From ‘The Great White North’

Fox News host Geraldo Rivera has suggested the attack in Ottawa proves the “real threat” to the United States comes not from a poorly-defended border to the South, but from the far-longer and much less heavily monitored border with Canada. “The...Show More Summary

Cable Network Ranker: Week of Oct. 6

Fox News finished in the Top 5 of cable networks for the week of Oct. 6. FNC was No. 5 in primetime — behind ESPN, AMC, TBS and USA — and No. 4 in Total Day viewing. FNC averaged 1,695,000 primetime viewers and and 1,039,000 total day viewers. MSNBC placed 31st in primetime, just ahead of CNN which was 32nd. Show More Summary

Series Premiere Makes 'Star Wars Rebels' Disney XD's Number 1 Animated Series Ever With Over 1 Million Total Viewers

Following its 6.5 million Total Viewer global movie premiere weekend, Monday's premiere telecast of the original series “Star Wars Rebels” became Disney XD’s #1 original animated series debut in the channel's more than 15-year history in Total Viewers

Jim Carrey, Iggy Azaela, Chris Rock & Prince to Appear on Upcoming Episodes of 'Saturday Night Live'

Jim Carrey will host SNL for the third time on Oct. 25. The Golden Globe Award-winning actor will reprise his iconic role as Lloyd in “Dumb and Dumber To,” in theaters Nov. 14.

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