Weekend Headlines - Labor Day Weekend (Aug. 31-Sept. 2, 2013)
We at JDTVB will resume our regular publishing schedule on Tuesday, Aug. 3. Have a safe and happy Labor Day weekend!
WJLA Meteorologist Jacqui Jeras to Undergo Double Mastectomy
TVSPY - Jacqui Jeras, meteorologist for Washington, D.C. ABC affiliate WJLA (and formerly of WEHT and CNN) announced she’s taking time off from work to undergo a preventative double mastectomy.
Retrans: When antennas help and when they don't
SNL - When it comes to retransmission consent disputes, over-the-air antennas may not be the perfect solution, but they have gotten better.
Thursday Night Is a Game Changer for NFL Network
ADWEEK - Adding five Thursday Night Football games to its lineup has paid handsome dividends for NFL Network, enabling the league’s in-house TV outlet to boost its carriage fees by as much as 41 percent.
Dr. Phil to Guest-Host 'The View' During Premiere Week
THEWRAP - "The View" will be getting some down-to-earth advice wrapped in a Southern drawl when it returns in September.
Me-TV: Ben Affleck? How About Adam West
TVNEWSCHECK - With so much talk recently about the casting of Ben Affleck as star of the upcoming Batman film, the Me-TV diginet is taking the opportunity to promote its airings of the classic TV show.
Winfrey Revels In OWN Profitability, Ratings
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS - "Oh my God, worst hairdo ever," exclaims Oprah Winfrey, catching sight of her 1990s talk-show self on an OWN office TV showing "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" But she glances approvingly at another monitor showing a Tyler Perry sitcom.