The newsroom at Channel 11 was told this afternoon that co-anchor Carlos Amezcua's last day was Friday. The word is that he's leaving to focus on his outside media company.
Couple of updates to previous stories from the local TV news sector.
KABC Channel 7 will begin airing a live one-hour newscast in primetime — seven days a week at 8 p.m. — in January. But there's a twist.
"The Real Orange" with Ed Arnold has been on since 1997. Still no news about the station breaking from its OC roots to expand into LA and greater Southern California.
Ouch, it's been a bad run in whatever they call the Chyron department these days at KCAL 9.
Julie Chang is the entertainment news anchor on Fox 11's "Good Day LA" who joined the show about a year ago from New York. She explains that a surfing accident got her to the doctor.
Stelter, one of the most high-profile New York Times staffers, produced scoop after scoop on the media beat while this year publishing his first book, “Top of the Morning: Inside the Cutthroat World of Morning TV." He began TVNewswer in college and got hired full-time at the NYT at graduation.
CBS Los Angeles took a page from baseball and announced today that it is trading some of its big name on-air talent between stations CBS 2 and KCAL 9. Here are the details.
A reader emails this screen grab: "What were they smoking at KCAL when they wrote this caption?"
The latest financial results not only show TWC losing 306,000 video subscribers during the July-September period, but satellite provider DirecTV gaining 139,000 subscribers in that same quarter.
She lets Kingsley Smith off easy, I think -- but his eyes might be bleeding anyway.
The announcement this afternoon by Fox 11 general manager Kevin Hale that Smith had resigned to pursue that magical career path — other opportunities — ends a 20-year association with Fox stations. It also smacks of being pushed.
Anchor Alycia Lane arrived from Philadelphia in 2009 with such hoopla — and a lot of baggage. Her legal cases have concluded back there, and now her time at Channel 4 here as well.
This is the month when TV stations will decide whether to renew the daytime talker after the summer of 2014, and the outlook is not good.
KCAL's weathercaster is almost five months pregnant, she announced on the air tonight. They pretty much had to say something.
Which means that the mayor, along with his new film czar, Tom Sherak, will have a hard time convincing state lawmakers that Hollywood needs additional giveaways.
After starting in Chicago, Don Cornelius migrated "Soul Train" to Los Angeles and national syndication. This clip with the theme from "Shaft" is from Oct. 1971.
Brian Rooney, the former Los Angeles correspondent for ABC News (for 23 years), is now doing The Rooney Report, a daily news digest he will email you. Just ten bucks a year.
Egger arrives in October from The Weather Channel to take over as the meteorologist on "Today in LA" on NBC 4. She's a UC Santa Barbara grad from Grand Terrace in the Inland Empire.
As Jon Stewart notes, CNN leads the way in (sorta) covering Monday's shooting rampage in Washington.
Vin Scully will be the grand marshal of this coming Rose Parade, but it won't be his first brush with getting up early on January 1.
Lawmakers have tentatively decided that the economic benefits of attracting entertainment productions aren't worth the tax revenues lost from overly generous incentives.
The two companies announced the agreement after an impasse that lasted more than four weeks, leaving around 3 million subscribers in L.A., N.Y., and Dallas without CBS programming.
The layoff reaper finally came for ABC7's bureau chief in Sacramento. Now there will be no Los Angeles area TV stations with a presence around the state Capitol.
Fox 11 News in Los Angeles reported that its investigative reporter and producer Martin Burns was the hiker who died Sunday in a hiking accident in the foothills above Altadena.
But wait a second - hasn't Mayor Garcetti declared a state of emergency because L.A. is losing its entertainment industry? Guess he forgot about construction of a major TV and movie facility.
What were they smoking?KCAL misspells cannabis in screen graphic. Oops
Dorothy LuceyFox 11 boss who said she made his eyes bleed? No longer employed. TV people
Asiana names gaffeOakland TV station KTVU blows it big time. Story and video
Jennifer BjorklundBack on the air for NBC. Read
Streetscape: Emmy campaign signsIn LA, even the political campaign lawn signs are for Hollywood. Veronique de Turenne
'Mad Men' in LADon Draper's childhood home seen in the season's final scene of "Mad Men" is actually in Angelino Heights. Pics
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