The dispute runs until April 8, when Direc TV and The Weather Channel reach a new carriage deal.The channel, in a trade-off to regain carriage, agrees to pare down its weekday reality content and devote more of its daytime schedule to forecasts and weather reportage.
NBC Sports hires Lindsey Vonn as their correspondent for the network's coverage of the 2014 Winter Games and as a contributor on Today during its broadcast from Sochi.The skier was supposed to compete in the events, but a series of injuries resulted in Vonn withdrawing from the Games earlier this month.CBS' lead NFL team of Jim Nantz and Phil Simms will call the games, while NFLN personalities will host pre-game, halftime, and post-game shows.After 22 years, Jay Leno steps down as host of The Tonight Show.Likely due to contractual issues, the channel now broadcasts the 4 a.m.
(Central Time) hour of the WGN Morning News on weekdays as a replacement.
In the ramp-up of WGN America's rebranding as a general cable network rather than a superstation, WGN America drops the 9 p.m.
(Central Time) nightly newscast of WGN-TV/Chicago as well as the station's broadcast of Illinois Lottery drawings, including the multi-state Mega Millions and Powerball drawings.
ESPN will take over exclusive rights to the Pro Bowl and Monday Night Football from 2015 through 2022.
and is marked by major wins for Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams, Lorde.
The setup comes after the termination of an eight-year shared services agreement at the end of 2013 with Nexstar-owned WROC-TV, which saw WROC produce news content for WUHF.