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KTVT Anchor Faces Charges After Fight; Accused of Threatening Police

Brendan Higgins, an early morning anchor at CBS-owned KTVT in Dallas, faces criminal charges in Aspen, Colorado after a fight and allegations the vacationing anchor threatened to kill officers who responded to the disturbance. According...Show More Summary

WCHS Reporter Reveals He Has Parkinson’s

Bob Aaron, a longtime reporter at WCHS, the ABC affiliate in Charleston, WV, said Friday he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Aaron was reporting on the death of Robin Williams, who had also been diagnosed with the disease, when he made the announcement to viewers. Show More Summary

Rocks Thrown at Chris Hayes During Ferguson Coverage

During a live 11pmET edition of “All In” from Ferguson, MO last night, protestors threw rocks at Chris Hayes. Two rocks were hurled at Hayes, one deflected by Craig Melvin who was reporting alongside his MSNBC colleague. “Tell the true story,” one protestor shouted. Show More Summary

Jesse Jones Jumping Stations in Seattle

Consumer reporter Jesse Jones is leaving Seattle NBC affiliate KING for CBS affiliate KIRO. “After nine years I am moving on from KING-TV,” Jones wrote on his facebook page. “I want to thank the station for its support of my family and...Show More Summary

Telemundo Announces Changes in Sales Leadership

The Telemundo Station Group announced a few changes in its sales leadership team. Matt Boxer was named VP of Business Development, Joe Napolitano was named VP of the National Sales Offices and Jenney Valverde was named VP of Sales Marketing. Mike...Show More Summary

Alison Morris Leaving WTIC

WTIC evening anchor Alison Morris is leaving the Hartford, CT, FOX affiliate. Still have a week left but look at this amazing cake Sheena made for me and Jlo!!! — Alison Morris (@Almorrisnews) August 15, 2014 She came to WTIC from KDKA in Pittsburgh, PA, in 2010. Show More Summary

Tivo Releases The Five Most TiVo'd 'Shark Week' Programs

Topping off Shark Week's programming last week, Shark of Darkness: Wrath of Submarine won as the top, most viewed show according to TiVo data

Disney Channel Original Movie 'How to Build A Better Boy' Attracts 4.6 Million Total Viewers

The Friday, August 15 (8:00 p.m.) premiere of the Disney Channel Original Movie "How to Build a Better Boy," headlined by Disney Channel and Disney XD sitcom stars China Anne McClain

Univision's 'Lo Que La Vida Me Robó' Finale Delivers 5.1 Million Total Viewers & 2.6 Million Adults 18-49

The dramatic ending averaged 5.1 million Total Viewers 2+, 2.6 million Adults 18-49 and 1.2 million Adults 18-34 and positioned Univision as the No. 1 network during the 9 p.m. hour

Jack Williams Says He’s Stepping Away from WBZ Anchor Desk

After 39 years with the Boston CBS owned station WBZ, anchor Jack Williams said he wants to spend more time with his family. “After 39 wonderful years, I’ve decided to step away from the anchor desk, but I’m absolutely not leaving WBZ-TV...Show More Summary

TLC Orders Additional Episodes of 'Kate Plus Eight'

TLC has ordered additional hours of KATE PLUS EIGHT, slated to air in December.

Pres. Obama Makes Second Statement on Michael Brown Killing

As the ongoing Michael Brown investigation and protests in Ferguson continue to dominate cable news, broadcast networks provided special coverage this afternoon as President Obama issued his second statement on the killing of the 18-year-old. Show More Summary

The Scoreboard: Friday, August 15

25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 238 | MSNBC: 121 | CNN: 189 | HLN: 79 Primetime: FNC: 224 | MSNBC: 165 | CNN: 253 | HLN: 85 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC Cavuto: 271 TheFive: 321 Baier: 228 Greta: 200 TheFiShow More Summary

Tonight’s Ferguson Coverage Plans

As the National Guard arrives in Ferguson, where the overnight curfew has been lifted, the broadcast and cable networks have set plans to continue coverage of the escalating violence there. Here’s an update on who will be in Ferguson...Show More Summary

Two Reporters to Join Austin FOX Station

Elizabeth Saab and Nick Spinetto will join Austin FOX owned station KTBC next Wednesday. Saab comes to the station through the FOX ranks. She last worked for “I am grateful for the opportunity to continue working with FOX...Show More Summary

Bravo Honors Robin Williams By Airing His Appearance on 'Inside The Actors Studio' Thursday, August 21

Bravo Media's “Inside the Actors Studio” hosted by James Lipton, commemorates the life and career of legendary actor and comedian Robin Williams

WOFL Adds Reporter and Meteorologist

Brooks Tomlin and Ann Keil will join Orlando FOX owned station WOFL next Monday. Tomlin will be the weekend evening and morning meteorologist, while Keil will report for the station. Tomlin comes to the station from Perth, Australia where he worked for the Commercial Weather Services of the Australian Bureau of Meteorology. Show More Summary

'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire' Season 13 With New Host Terry Crews to Premiere Monday, September 8

Actor, author, fitness enthusiast, Old Spice pitchman and former NFL player Terry Crews (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” “The Expendables 3”)

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