Posts Tagged ‘wplg’

Kelley Mitchell passes away at age 58…

(edited from MiamiHerald.com) – In the new era of bold and bloody newscasts, anchor Kelley Mitchell was at the center of the drama.

At WSVN in the 1990s and later WPLG, Mitchell ruled the airwaves with a friendly, perfectionist manner. In working with WSVN anchor mate Rick Sanchez, she chronicled only-in-Miami moments with the gravity they deserved mixed with cheeky irreverence.

“She worked her butt off to understand the topic but would end it with a quip,” Sanchez said.
Soon Mitchell would become the story, sharing with WPLG viewers her battle with breast cancer.

Mitchell died on Sunday night at home with her husband by her side. She was 58. Read the rest of this entry →

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05 2015

Man sues WPLG for ruining his name…

(from CourtHouseNews.com) – A Miami television station broadcast a report falsely identifying a local man as a sex offender, when in fact he isn’t, the man claims in a lawsuit.

Wilfredo Batista says until Nov. 11, 2014, he enjoyed a good name and reputation, but on that Monday, WPLG Local Channel 10 showed an advertisement on its news program saying “that he was a sexual offender and lived at the residence and zip code where only sexual offenders lived.”

In a complaint filed in the Miami-Dade County circuit court, Batista says that prior to broadcasting the defamatory and false statements against him, Read the rest of this entry →

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25

04 2015

Hispanic$ drive the Miami media market…

(from MediaLifeMagazine.com) - Miami ranks as the nation’s No. 3 Hispanic TV DMA, and advertisers’ desire to reach those Hispanics is driving a healthy media market.

Spanish-language media often outrates English-language competition.

For example, the local Telemundo-owned station’s 11 p.m. newscast won February sweeps among both viewers 18-49 and 25-54s, beating out the English-language stations, and it has been on top in both demos for an impressive 23 straight months. Read the rest of this entry →

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03 2015

WSCV rules in Miami…

(edited from MediaMoves.com) – Miami Telemundo affiliate WSCV-TV 51 is keeping its lead over Univision’s WLTV-TV 23.

February 2015 sweeps data shows WSCV outranked all other stations, with it’s 11 p.m. newscast being the most watched local newscast among Adults 18-49 and Adults 25054, regardless of language, for 23 consecutive months.

WSCV also outranked all other stations in the market among the same demographics at 5:30 p.m., 6 p.m., Primetime and 11 p.m. for February 2015….Cont….

WSCV-51, the Telemundo O&O in Miami is keeping its lead over Univision’s WLTV-23.

February 2015 sweeps data shows Telemundo 51 Miami outranked all other stations, with its newscast “Noticiero Telemundo 51” being the most watched local program at 11 pm among Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54, regardless of language, for 23 consecutive months.

WSCV-51 also outranked all other stations in the market among Adults 18-34, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 at 5:30, 6:00, Primetime and 11 pm for February 2015.

- See more at: http://www.mediamoves.com/2015/03/telemundo-miami-is-most-watched-local-station-in-february.html#sthash.IMAmc8md.dpuf

WSCV-51, the Telemundo O&O in Miami is keeping its lead over Univision’s WLTV-23.

February 2015 sweeps data shows Telemundo 51 Miami outranked all other stations, with its newscast “Noticiero Telemundo 51” being the most watched local program at 11 pm among Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54, regardless of language, for 23 consecutive months.

WSCV-51 also outranked all other stations in the market among Adults 18-34, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 at 5:30, 6:00, Primetime and 11 pm for February 2015.

- See more at: http://www.mediamoves.com/2015/03/telemundo-miami-is-most-watched-local-station-in-february.html#sthash.IMAmc8md.dpuf

WSCV-51, the Telemundo O&O in Miami is keeping its lead over Univision’s WLTV-23.

February 2015 sweeps data shows Telemundo 51 Miami outranked all other stations, with its newscast “Noticiero Telemundo 51” being the most watched local program at 11 pm among Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54, regardless of language, for 23 consecutive months.

WSCV-51 also outranked all other stations in the market among Adults 18-34, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 at 5:30, 6:00, Primetime and 11 pm for February 2015.

- See more at: http://www.mediamoves.com/2015/03/telemundo-miami-is-most-watched-local-station-in-february.html#sthash.IMAmc8md.dpuf

WSCV-51, the Telemundo O&O in Miami is keeping its lead over Univision’s WLTV-23.

February 2015 sweeps data shows Telemundo 51 Miami outranked all other stations, with its newscast “Noticiero Telemundo 51” being the most watched local program at 11 pm among Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54, regardless of language, for 23 consecutive months.

WSCV-51 also outranked all other stations in the market among Adults 18-34, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 at 5:30, 6:00, Primetime and 11 pm for February 2015.

- See more at: http://www.mediamoves.com/2015/03/telemundo-miami-is-most-watched-local-station-in-february.html#sthash.IMAmc8md.dpuf

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03 2015

Betty Davis named Chief Wx at WPLG…

(edited from TVNewsCheck.com) – Miami’s WPLG has named Betty Davis as their new chief meteorologist.

She leads the WPLG Weather Authority Team with Max Mayfield, former director of the National Hurricane Center who is WPLG’s hurricane specialist, along with meteorologists Julie Durda, Trent Aric and Jennifer Correa. Read the rest of this entry →

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01 2015