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KSBW Names Replacement for Longtime Sports Anchor

She replaces Dennis Lehnen, who announced his departure after 35 years

What Are Philly Stations Doing to Prep for the Democratic National Convention?

"There are protocols for covering peaceful marches, protests or stand-offs," said WCAU

Amazon in Talks to Finance Woody Allen’s Next Movie

Amazon and Woody Allen are poised to take their relationship to the next level, according to The Hollywood Reporter. “The streaming giant, according to sources, is in negotiations to fully finance the director’s next film, the untitled Kate Winslet-Jim Belushi starrer,”...

‘Black Hawk Down’ Actor Arrested

A film and television actor known for his roles in features including “Black Hawk Down” and “Saving Private Ryan” was arrested today in Los Angeles. The AP reports that Tom Sizemore was arrested this morning on suspicion of felony domestic...

Former Comedy Central Late-Night Fixtures Reunite — Here’s the Video

Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart got back together in a tribute to their years as the core of the Comedy Central late-night lineup. The reunion was part of Colbert’s material on the start of the Republican National Convention, which included...

Video: Is This the Fastest Robot Vacuum Cleaner Ever Made?

A modified, super-fast Roomba self-propelled vacuum cleaner is the star of a video that was recently posted on YouTube, which you can watch below. The hot-rod vac was reportedly made by someone who uses the Twitter handle Warusoneko. Check it...

On the Move, 7/19/16

To report a move, send an email to tvspy@adweek.com with the subject line “On the Move"

Fox News, NBC Deliver on Opening Night of GOP Convention

Fox News was the most-watched network, cable or broadcast, for the first night of the Republican National Convention. NBC was the No. 1 network when it came to the news demo.

Paul Konrad Gives New WGN GM Career Advice

One tip was to get better bath soap for Tom Skilling's pony

Morning Show Ratings: Week of July 11

GMA won total viewers and Today won the news demo. Each of the shows, including CBS This Morning, was down in A25-54 compared to the same week in 2015.

Sources Say Megyn Kelly Is Alleging Roger Ailes Sexually Harassed Her

One of the Fox News Channel’s brightest stars, Megyn Kelly, has joined a chorus of women accusing network chief Roger Ailes of sexual harassment, according to a new report by New York Magazine. The allegations reportedly surfaced during an investigation...

21st Century Fox Responds to Report That Fox News’ Roger Ailes Is on the Way Out

21st Century Fox, the parent company of Fox News Channel, responded to a report Monday that the Murdoch family is maneuvering to oust Fox News chief Roger Ailes. The AP reports that the official position appears to counter the repor...

Major Marketing Shakeup at Paramount

Paramount has hired a Google executive and implemented other personnel moves as it reinvents its marketing operation. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the studio hired Rebecca Mall, the former head of industry for Google, as co-president, domestic marketing. Paramount is setting up a...

Union Staff at Quincy Stations Still Looking for Contract

"Our previous contract expired in March. We are working without one," said the president of SAG-AFTRA

Co-Host of NPR’s ‘Morning Edition’ Leaving the Show After 12 Years

NPR announced Monday that one of the longtime hosts of its “Morning Edition” program will be leaving the show. Renee Montagne will depart the L.A.-based program after the election. LA Observed reports: “She’s not leaving NPR, but will give up...

Report Paints a Grim Picture of Bill Cosby’s Current Life — Including That He Has Gone Blind

Disgraced comedian Bill Cosby, once a fixture of prime-time TV who became known as “America’s Dad,” is suffering from a degenerative eye disease and has gone “completely blind,” according to a source quoted by The New York Post’s Page Six....

Two Well-Known L.A. Writers Die

Two writers who were both literary fixtures in Southern California have died — longtime sports columnist Melvin Durslag and novelist Carolyn See. Durslag reportedly died Sunday in a Santa Monica convalescent home after a brief illness. He was 95. LA...

Evening News Ratings: Week of July 11

NBC Nightly News won total viewers and the news demo on all five evenings. CBS Evening News improved significantly in the news demo from the same week last year.

Melania Trump Accused of Plagiarism Over GOP Convention Speech That Matches Part of Michelle Obama’s Speech From 2008; Trump Campaign Denies It and Blames the Hillary Clinton Camp — Here Are the Two Excerpts

The Donald Trump campaign is blaming Hillary Clinton supporters for a controversy that erupted over a speech delivered Monday night at the GOP National Convention by Trump’s wife, Melania. USA Today reports that the speech attracted attention after someone noticed...

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