Headlines for 5/20/13

McClanahan stepping down as WTWO/WAWV news director; will remain as anchor
Rick Gevers reports that Tom McClanahan, who has worn many hats at Terre Haute's NBC affiliate over the past 40+ years, is relinquishing the news director's chair. He will remain as anchor of WAWV's "Live at Five" newscast. [Rick's Weekly Newsletter]

‘The Voice’: Christina Aguilera, CeeLo Green Return for Fall
NBC is bringing back its original coach lineup for “The Voice” this fall, as Christina Aguilera and CeeLo Green join Adam Levine and Blake Shelton once again in the spinning chairs. [Variety]

Charlie Rose to Host a Show in Prime Time on PBS
Viewers can already wake up with Charlie Rose on “CBS This Morning,” and wind down their day with his late-night PBS newsmaker interview program. If that is not enough, Mr. Rose, who has been called “the hardest working man in television,” will soon be hosting a Friday night prime-time PBS show, as well. [NY Times]

How Much Will Sports Become All About Cable Money?
In sports, one person’s greed is another person’s sound business decision. So, while greed may ultimately determine how many top-tier sports events move to cable, making money generally is not a crime. [MediaPost]

Clear Channel Meets With FCC Over Future Of AM
FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai and his Chief of Staff, Matthew Berry met with a pair of Clear Channel executives last week to discuss proposals pertaining to the future of the AM band. Jeff Littlejohn, EVP/Engineering & Systems Integration and Jessica Marventano SVP/Government Affairs discussed multiple proposals, with a focus on four initiatives. [Radio Insight]


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