News broke today that beloved WNBC-4 anchor Sue Simmons wouldn’t have her contract renewed after 32 years of work with the station, thereby breaking up the longest-serving local news anchor team (of Simmons and co-anchor Chuck Scarborough) in New York City. Tributes poured forth, and old memories of her were called up.
And now, the Internet Outrage campaign begins.
The New York Post: Last night, the President and First Lady arrived in England, bringing along hundreds of security guards and lots of vials of Barack Obama’s blood. No, this isn’t some kind of remake of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, though the British press is trying to play it that way. And that’s a Read More
At 5 a.m. on the morning of Monday, March 9, after many months of planning, NBC Universal at long last unveiled its 24-hour hyper-local newslike cable channel, called New York Nonstop (Channel 161 on Time Warner cable!).
Some 12 hours later, Chuck Scarborough, who for decades has been the face of Read More
On Friday night, a roiling crowd of local TV newsmen and -women packed into an Irish bar in midtown to toast their former colleagues who had recently lost their jobs in the layoffs and buyouts that have been sweeping WNBC-4, NBC’s flagship station in New York.
In the days leading up to the party, Read More
On the afternoon of Tuesday, Oct. 21, John Wallace, the president of NBC Universal’s local media division, stood in a television studio on the sixth floor of 30 Rockefeller Plaza and spoke to a room full of employees about the future of local news.
The space, which decades ago served as the studio for Read More
ARE YOU GOING TO CHUCK SCARBOROUGH FAIR? Animal lovers—like frisky ladies’ man Matt Lauer, schmatte heiress Dylan Lauren, architect Richard Meier and our local NBC favorite, Chuck Scarborough (in his ladies’ sunglasses, we hope!)—are at the Mandarin Oriental hotel for the ASPCA’s Bergh Ball. Tonight’s theme is “Tails of Time” (yea!). Isaac Mizrahi (remember him?) Read More
Today, the New York Post follows up on the story of a $48 million Southampton mansion, that broke yesterday on The Real Estate.
The 10.5 acre property–known as “Old Trees”–may not have had open houses already, but plenty of celebrities recently passed through.
Last weekend at “Old Trees,” [Owner Donald] Burns Read More