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by tvradiojunkie
Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: Lansing/Mid-Michigan
Topic: Weather cut-in during the MSU - U-M game
Replies: 6
Views: 813

Re: Weather cut-in during the MSU - U-M game

Never seen anything like it. The possible tornado was in Livingston County in an area not in the WLAJ coverage area. It’s unlikely anyone in the affected area was watching WLAJ over the air instead of Flint or Detroit on cable/satellite. Staying on for 20 plus minutes was crazy..give the report and...
by tvradiojunkie
Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:17 am
Forum: Lansing/Mid-Michigan
Topic: Weather cut-in during the MSU - U-M game
Replies: 6
Views: 813

Re: Weather cut-in during the MSU - U-M game

While I appreciate the spirit of doing so and the public safety standpoint, does WLAJ/WLNS not have the capability to do a split screen? I saw someone who works for WLNS say on facebook that they actually don't, which is hard to believe being that it's 2017, but at the same time this is also market...
by tvradiojunkie
Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:58 am
Forum: Flint, Tri-Cities, and The Thumb
Topic: ABC 12's weather cut in during UM/MSU game
Replies: 11
Views: 1360

Re: ABC 12's weather cut in during UM/MSU game

WLAJ (WLNS) broke in as well. It was horrible. WLNS is similarly getting their asses handed to them on facebook. Glad I had access to WXYZ, who just had a scroll.
by tvradiojunkie
Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:35 am
Forum: Lansing/Mid-Michigan
Topic: WHTV sold in the FCC auction
Replies: 84
Views: 12774

Re: WHTV sold in the FCC auction

47.4 is apparently on the air, running the FOX Fall Preview show. Assuming they're testing.

Edit: They're running it on a loop, so obviously in test mode.
by tvradiojunkie
Fri Sep 29, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Lansing/Mid-Michigan
Topic: Detroit TV Schedules from 1981
Replies: 2
Views: 573

Re: Detroit TV Schedules from 1981

You ask this on the Lansing board?
by tvradiojunkie
Thu Sep 28, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: Chatterbox
Topic: Worst "Final Jeopardy" response of all time?
Replies: 5
Views: 423

Re: Worst "Final Jeopardy" response of all time?

It was Brooklyn. I watched it too. Obviously that lady flunked geography.......
by tvradiojunkie
Sun Sep 24, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: Broadcasting - General
Topic: Radio stations with the longest-running formats?
Replies: 30
Views: 1883

Re: Radio stations with the longest-running formats?

WFMK has been AC since at least the early 70s.
by tvradiojunkie
Sun Sep 24, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: Engineering & DX'ing
Topic: Heat Wave DX - 9/21/17 to 9/25/17
Replies: 9
Views: 741

Re: Heat Wave DX - 9/21/17 to 9/25/17

Late Friday night here in Jackson, I managed to pick up WKYC and WQHS out of Cleveland, WPVX out of Akron, WTOL and WTVG Toledo, WBGU Bowling Green, and a faint signal from WNDU South Bend around 10:30ish Saturday morning. Along with WDIV, WXYZ, WMYD, WKBD, and WTVS Detroit, WNEM Saginaw, and WCMZ F...
by tvradiojunkie
Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Does WWJ 62 NOT Have any Newscasts?
Replies: 13
Views: 1893

Re: Does WWJ 62 NOT Have any Newscasts?

They also tried an extension of 50's news at 11pm for awhile around 2001-02. There's a full newscast of it available on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JECf3iPTS-Q
by tvradiojunkie
Thu Sep 14, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: Lansing/Mid-Michigan
Topic: WHTV sold in the FCC auction
Replies: 84
Views: 12774

Re: WHTV sold in the FCC auction

WXSP either was an error or just a test. Checked those channels and they are now WZPX in HD.
by tvradiojunkie
Thu Sep 14, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: Lansing/Mid-Michigan
Topic: WHTV sold in the FCC auction
Replies: 84
Views: 12774

Re: WHTV sold in the FCC auction

It actually appears that WXSP is replacing WHTV on Comcast, however it's labeled ION HD (WZPX) and the guide info is for ION as well. The channels that were WHTV still have a message on the screen saying it's gone. I would assume that what was WHTV on Comcast will soon be WXSP. Was WZPX/ION previou...
by tvradiojunkie
Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:15 pm
Forum: Lansing/Mid-Michigan
Topic: WHTV sold in the FCC auction
Replies: 84
Views: 12774

Re: WHTV sold in the FCC auction

Two different stations...WXSP owned by Lin (or whoever owns WOOD) is indeed in GR WZPX Ias the Ion (old Pax--hence the calls) out of Battle Creek Unless I read that wrong, isnt the Ion on Comcast replacing the former ch 18? It actually appears that WXSP is replacing WHTV on Comcast, however it's la...
by tvradiojunkie
Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:28 pm
Forum: Lansing/Mid-Michigan
Topic: WHTV sold in the FCC auction
Replies: 84
Views: 12774

Re: WHTV sold in the FCC auction

^Especially when Comcast in Jackson already carries 4 other Detroit stations (WJBK, WDIV, WXYZ, and WTVS). That's the only thing I can figure, MW.
by tvradiojunkie
Wed Sep 13, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Lansing/Mid-Michigan
Topic: WHTV sold in the FCC auction
Replies: 84
Views: 12774

Re: WHTV sold in the FCC auction

So I noticed yesterday that Comcast (at least the Jackson system) is running the HD feed of WXSP on ch. 237 and 1043, which are actually both labeled as ION HD (via WZPX). Which leads me to think it'll replace WHTV eventually (which is still a message saying the channel ceased operations). Just an o...
by tvradiojunkie
Mon Sep 11, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: Central/Western Upper Michigan
Topic: WLUC-TV 6 New Set and Graphics
Replies: 8
Views: 801

Re: WLUC-TV 6 New Set and Graphics

MWmetalhead wrote:
Sun Sep 10, 2017 11:29 pm
Whoa! When did that happen? I was asleep at the wheel, apparently.
Last February.
https://gray.tv/OLD/uploads/documents/p ... 139772.pdf
by tvradiojunkie
Sun Sep 10, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: Central/Western Upper Michigan
Topic: WLUC-TV 6 New Set and Graphics
Replies: 8
Views: 801

Re: WLUC-TV 6 New Set and Graphics

MWmetalhead wrote:
Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:53 pm
Looks nice! I like it!

Did Sinclair change their standard-issue news set recently? This set is a LOT nicer than those rolled out in recent years at stations in some larger markets (WEYI in Flint and ABC 33/40 in Birmingham, AL, to name a couple).
Gray now owns WLUC.
by tvradiojunkie
Thu Aug 31, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: The Stadium
Topic: Verlander Trade Rumors
Replies: 37
Views: 2823

Re: Verlander Trade Rumors

Tigers Place Justin Verlander on Revocable Waivers https://www.si.com/mlb/2017/08/02/justin-verlander-detroit-tigers-revocable-waivers The local people haven't mentioned this yet that I can see. And the last sentence in the link says Verlander is 6–7 with a 4.29 ERA in 22 starts this season for the...
by tvradiojunkie
Mon Aug 28, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Lansing/Mid-Michigan
Topic: Spring Ratings: WITL's dominance is back
Replies: 11
Views: 1548

Re: Spring Ratings: WITL's dominance is back

MrTaterSalad wrote:
Mon Aug 28, 2017 4:52 pm
When did Mike Scott get let go from WLMI?
Right before the flip to i92-9 this spring, which looking at these ratings, is a total flop (to no one's surprise).
by tvradiojunkie
Sat Aug 19, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: Political Potpourri
Topic: Time for Trump to go
Replies: 26
Views: 1211

Re: Time for Trump to go

chromacolor2 wrote:
Sat Aug 19, 2017 12:37 pm
Anti-Trumpers don't seem to grasp that pro-Trumpers aren't that invested in the man himself
Actually we do. And that's the problem. Some things you just can't overlook.