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New Graphics at WJBK, WXYZ

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MisterT
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New Graphics at WJBK, WXYZ

Post by MisterT » Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:28 am

WJBK recently updated their graphics. These are new, standardized FOX O&O graphics. Fox 2 has gone with the blue version, while other Fox stations have a white version. Personally, I like them a lot better than what they had. I wish they would update their traffic graphics in the morning, the map animation is constantly freezing.

WXYZ will soon be debuting a new standardized Scipps graphic package. There have been elements of the new graphics already in use for the keen eye. Some packages have included full screen text graphics which are the new package, the slate at the end of the newscast has a cut from the new music coming and there have been some weather and investigation promos airing the new graphics. From what I've seen at other stations WFTS for example, they are incredibly flat and boring. It seems like Scripps wanted a Tenga graphics version for their stations. Here is an example of what is to come from TVNewstalk:

https://forums.tvnewstalk.net/topic/174 ... /#comments



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Re: New Graphics at WJBK, WXYZ

Post by Rate This » Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:48 am

MisterT wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:28 am
WJBK recently updated their graphics. These are new, standardized FOX O&O graphics. Fox 2 has gone with the blue version, while other Fox stations have a white version. Personally, I like them a lot better than what they had. I wish they would update their traffic graphics in the morning, the map animation is constantly freezing.

WXYZ will soon be debuting a new standardized Scipps graphic package. There have been elements of the new graphics already in use for the keen eye. Some packages have included full screen text graphics which are the new package, the slate at the end of the newscast has a cut from the new music coming and there have been some weather and investigation promos airing the new graphics. From what I've seen at other stations WFTS for example, they are incredibly flat and boring. It seems like Scripps wanted a Tenga graphics version for their stations. Here is an example of what is to come from TVNewstalk:

https://forums.tvnewstalk.net/topic/174 ... /#comments
The text boxes 7 has been using are not from the new package. Unless they’ve been messing with them on the morning show when I’m asleep. 7 had a bunch of custom graphics made for various things a while ago. They also are not using the chime over the copyright graphic yet, I’ve only heard it just the one time.



km1125
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Re: New Graphics at WJBK, WXYZ

Post by km1125 » Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:04 am

WWJ also had some new graphics for their weather this morning.



MisterT
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Re: New Graphics at WJBK, WXYZ

Post by MisterT » Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:30 am

The text boxes 7 has been using are not from the new package. Unless they’ve been messing with them on the morning show when I’m asleep. 7 had a bunch of custom graphics made for various things a while ago. They also are not using the chime over the copyright graphic yet, I’ve only heard it just the one time.
You can see the graphics I'm referring to at the 1:30 mark in this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4sylVaIaOWM

I'm pretty sure they are new?



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Re: New Graphics at WJBK, WXYZ

Post by Rate This » Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:04 pm

MisterT wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:30 am
The text boxes 7 has been using are not from the new package. Unless they’ve been messing with them on the morning show when I’m asleep. 7 had a bunch of custom graphics made for various things a while ago. They also are not using the chime over the copyright graphic yet, I’ve only heard it just the one time.
You can see the graphics I'm referring to at the 1:30 mark in this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4sylVaIaOWM

I'm pretty sure they are new?
Nope 2018 or 19, it’s more weird custom stuff. If you don’t see a H*** 7 in the background and lots of dark blue than it isn’t new. Boring? Yes. Easy to tell? Indeed.



MisterT
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Re: New Graphics at WJBK, WXYZ

Post by MisterT » Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:25 pm

Thank you for clarifying, I was not sure. According to users at TVNewstalk, WXYZ should be getting the new graphics soon, seems like Scripps wants them out by the Superbowl.



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