Posts Tagged ‘FOX’

WJXT takes May JAX books, beats locals and nets…

In a press release to Florida News Center, we learn that Independent station WJXT is once again claiming its historically dominant role in the Jacksonville/Brunswick television market. The following numbers are for the coveted 25-54 age group.

WJXT wins the morning race from 5am-9am, beating all local newscasts and national network newscasts from NBC, ABC, and CBS

6am-7am (RTG/SHARE)

7am-9am

WJXT (5/35)

WJXT (3/26)

WTLV/WJXX (3.2/22)

Today Show (1.7/14)

WAWS (1.3/9)

CBS This Morning (1.7/14)

WTEV (.04/3)

Good Morning America (038/7)

WJXT wins the evening newscasts from 5pm-7pm, once again beating all local newscasts and national network newscasts from NBC, ABC, CBS

5 pm (RTG/SHARE)

5:30pm

6 pm

WJXT (2.8/17)

WJXT (3/16)

WJXT (3.8/17)

WTLV/WJXX (1.4/9)

WTLV/WJXX (1.8/9)

WTLV/WJXX (2.7/12)

WTEV (1.3/8)

WTEV (1.3/7)

WTEV (1.6/7)

 

In the late news hour, WJXT beats newscasts on WAWS and network primetime shows in the 10pm hour and continues that streak on with the 11pm local newscasts.

11 pm (RTG/SHARE)

WJXT (2.3/9)

WTLV/WJXX (2.2/9)

WTEV (1.4/5)

WJXT says that it has seen increases in primetime viewing as well, ranking second with its schedule of syndicated network comedies. In the M-F primetime viewing hours, WJXT beats out NBC, ABC, and FOX, losing only to CBS.

*NOTE – The above numbers were from a WJXT press release.

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20

06 2014

New graphics packages at WTVT/WOFL…

Tampa’s WTVT and Orlando’s WOFL (WOGX – Gainesville) unveiled a new graphics package today. This new graphics package also debuted on all sixteen Fox O&O network stations. Other new changes include a semi-return to horizontal Fox “station” logo’s for graphic bugs, using the former vertical styled logos only for intros and bumper graphics.

Check out the YouTube video below from WTVT and the embedded stories to further demonstrate these new graphics at WTVT and WOFL.

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11 2012

More noticias on Fox affiliates, sort of…

(from TVNewsCheck.com) - The 50 TV stations that have signed on to be MundoFox affiliates will broadcast local news, many by the end of this year — a move that will hugely expand the number of news-producing stations nationwide.

“They all committed to having local news; it’s just a matter of time,” says Jorge Mettey,  SVP of News for the Spanish-language network, a joint venture of News Corp. and Colombian programming giant RCN.

News will help the network and the affiliates reach their targeted audience — young, bilingual Hispanics, he says. “If they want to be successful, they have to have local news.”

Announced last January, the network is set for a soft launch tomorrow and an official launch on Aug. 13.

The creation of 48 new TV news departments (the MundoFox affiliates in Los Angeles and Miami already air local news) will be a boon to local news, which has lost 26 TV newsrooms over the last decade….Cont….

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08 2012

Fox O&O’s get help from AccuWeather…

(from BroadcastingCable.com) – Fox Television Stations (FTS) and AccuWeather are partnering in 11 Fox markets starting this summer, with AccuWeather’s content running on air and online at the Fox-owned stations in Dallas, Atlanta, Washington, Detroit, Phoenix, Tampa, Minneapolis, Orlando, Memphis, Austin and Gainesville (Fla.).

Fox said its stations “will offer their local viewers a 24/7 live streaming video weather channel provided by AccuWeather,” while jointly produced and branded content will extend across “virtually all of the stations’ media platforms,” including mobile.

“Weather is one of the most important services our stations provide to their communities and has long been a major focus for FTS,” said Ron Stitt, the group’s vice president of digital media and internet operations. “This exclusive partnership with AccuWeather, a company who has been extremely effective in pursuing digital platform distribution, notably Connected TVs, will help us take our digital weather products to the next level.”….Cont….

30

05 2012

NewsCorp rushes to insulate US media outlets…

*NOTE: NewsCorp owns Florida Fox Television Stations WTVT (Tampa), WOFL (Orlando) and WOGX (Ocala).

(from TheDailyBest.com) – Rupert Murdoch finally seemed to be getting out ahead of the greatest crisis in his company’s history.

News Corp. executives believe it took the company too long to make crucial decisions at the outset, in part because the waves of evidence about the phone-hacking scandal were overwhelming, say people briefed on the company’s deliberations. “It was shock and awe,” one says.

Click here to find out more!But after hiring new advisers from Edelman, the world’s largest PR powerhouse, and conferring with two top New York aides, Murdoch charted a humbler course. He authorized full-page ads of apology in rival British papers. He met with the family of a murdered teenage girl whose phone had been hacked. And on Friday he accepted the resignation of two top lieutenants, Rebekah Brooks, who ran his British newspapers, and Les Hinton, the chief executive of Dow Jones….Cont….

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07 2011