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by JRBlitz
Tue Dec 03, 2019 5:27 am
Forum: Flint, Tri-Cities, and The Thumb
Topic: Another TV5 departure
Replies: 38
Views: 4647

Re: Another TV5 departure

A shakeup is coming to WNEM mornings.
by JRBlitz
Mon Nov 18, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Flint, Tri-Cities, and The Thumb
Topic: Worst gimmicks ever used
Replies: 20
Views: 1360

Re: Worst gimmicks ever used

The Surprise Squad where they spent quite some time finding the most homely people, so they could give them gift certificates. School Spirit where it's so loud that Marc Jacobson as he talks is spitting in some kids face. Anything Better-related. Road Warriors. Fielder's Choice. "Coverage you can co...
by JRBlitz
Tue Oct 22, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Lansing/Mid-Michigan
Topic: Fred Heumann out
Replies: 9
Views: 3096

Re: Fred Heumann out

He could also pop up in Flint for the ousted Ryan Slocum.
by JRBlitz
Tue Oct 22, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Flint, Tri-Cities, and The Thumb
Topic: Battle of the Christmas concerts
Replies: 17
Views: 950

Re: Battle of the Christmas concerts

WNEM doesn't have anything in their budget for a Christmas concert or Mike Terry's Christmas Lights special. There will be a Holiday Log special though.
by JRBlitz
Sun Aug 25, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: Flint, Tri-Cities, and The Thumb
Topic: Fall 19 Syndication
Replies: 6
Views: 1418

Re: Fall 19 Syndication

WNEM has given up on 5 Plus. It's going to be mainly Corner Stone Infomercials and their hour news.
by JRBlitz
Sun Jul 21, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Flint, Tri-Cities, and The Thumb
Topic: Another TV5 departure
Replies: 38
Views: 4647

Re: Another TV5 departure

She was given the worst schedule out of everyone. Even when they tried to make her look bad, she was the consummate professional. There will be a new CMU graduate replacing her shortly.
by JRBlitz
Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:06 am
Forum: Flint, Tri-Cities, and The Thumb
Topic: Sarah Simnitch let go
Replies: 76
Views: 20849

Re: Sarah Simnitch let go

Scot Johnson. Maybe God knows that TV5 is a sinking ship and is sending us a message that the time to get out is now. Sarah, Collette, assist. News director Phil Hendricks... all departed after the arrival of Julie-Karin. They're pushing out people not because they were bad employees... they just we...
by JRBlitz
Sat Mar 23, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Flint, Tri-Cities, and The Thumb
Topic: March Madness
Replies: 5
Views: 1193

Re: March Madness

Meredith is toying with the idea of a 2 minute national sports report segment. There's a reason that Scot Johnson is missing in the new promos. Sports is getting cut from 2 full-time positions to 1 full-time and a part-time. Meredith is also reducing sales positions. All of those paid infomercials a...
by JRBlitz
Wed Mar 06, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: Flint, Tri-Cities, and The Thumb
Topic: Sherrod
Replies: 6
Views: 1307

Re: Sherrod

She's moved to weekends because no one else wants to do them after Craig's departure. One thing to keep an eye on is the mornings. When Ashlyn and Sara are anchoring together, look for the tension. You'll see both of them pining for airtime by standing by Chris during the weather opening. On a recen...
by JRBlitz
Wed Mar 06, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Flint, Tri-Cities, and The Thumb
Topic: Boyd Leaving
Replies: 14
Views: 2346

Re: Boyd Leaving

Morale is very low. Custer berating producers doesn't help either. One of the reasons that Colette left was that she was denied the night off for a school function involving her child. After seeing Custer got his way and got the night off for Cher, she realized how unappreciated she was. Lots of unh...
by JRBlitz
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Flint, Tri-Cities, and The Thumb
Topic: WNEM's Newest Low
Replies: 19
Views: 4210

Re: WNEM's Newest Low

Custer is back from Cancun. The other diva is still out of the country. Enjoy it while you can.
by JRBlitz
Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Flint, Tri-Cities, and The Thumb
Topic: WNEM's Newest Low
Replies: 19
Views: 4210

Re: WNEM's Newest Low

Ashlyn was on one of her numerous extravagant vacations with this one being the Dominican Republic.
by JRBlitz
Sun Jan 06, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Flint, Tri-Cities, and The Thumb
Topic: WNEM's Newest Low
Replies: 19
Views: 4210

WNEM's Newest Low

We know that no one's watching the newscast, but this was probably not a good idea from Coty Kuschinsky.
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by JRBlitz
Tue Jan 01, 2019 5:12 am
Forum: Flint, Tri-Cities, and The Thumb
Topic: Yule Log vs. News
Replies: 18
Views: 2859

Re: Yule Log vs. News

Mike Terry shortchanged himself for the future. That same Yule Log special could run forever as there was just generic music and no time-dated material.