With the NBA Finals and the Stanley Cup Final both on local ABC affiliate WKBW and each going six games, Western New Yorkers have a clearer picture of whether the pro basketball or pro hockey title series was more popular here.
Alan Pergament has had a variety of roles at The News since 1970, including as a news and sports reporter. He has been the TV columnist since 1982, with more than year off for good behavior. He is a member of the national Television Critics Association.
Since the WIVB-TV (Channel 4) Call for Action reporter recently announced his retirement, Vaughters has been getting Buffalove from young and old alike.
Stations usually try to provide balance on election nights by having representatives of both parties analyze elections, but only WGRZ-TV (Channel 2) did that Tuesday, Pergament says.
“Only Murders in the Building” remains amusing, but as easy to forget as the sequels to summer movie hits that don’t live up to the original but are bankable because of name recognition, writes Alan Pergament.
I hadn’t fully realized how much the once-mighty networks have fallen in Western New York until I saw the local ratings for the recently concluded May sweeps.
Wilson has been appearing on “AM Buffalo” for more than a year in a Monday segment titled “Recipes for Life.”
When the choir performs next, you hope the program will do a better job identifying the players than they did in last Tuesday’s performance, Pergament says.
WKBW-TV (Channel 7) hired a familiar face to fill its meteorologist opening, naming Mary Beth Wrobel its noon and 5 p.m. weather anchor on weekdays starting July 1.
When I covered college basketball, the Buffalo Bills and the Buffalo Sabres in the late 1970s and early 1980s, I was respectful to my competitors. But I didn’t often socialize with them, Pergament says.