by Laura Nachman
Bucks County Courier Times
April 11, 2006
1210-AM’s Michael Smerconish will guest host on “Scarborough Country”
this week on MSNBC at 10 p.m. I
wouldn’t be surprised if Smerconish, a cable staple, gets offered his own
show soon. If I were his agent,
I’d tell him to hold out for Fox News or CNN. Don’t settle for CNBC or
MSNBC. And yes, Smerconish will be in the studio for his 5 a.m. – 9 a.m.
radio show that week too.
are some of the people I would consider to replace Meredith Vieira on “The
View.” Lisa Rinna of “Soap Talk,” Robin Roberts of “Good Morning
America,” Whoopi Goldberg, and Nancy Lee Grahn of “General Hospital.”
Now how do we get rid of Star Jones?
glad Meredith will stay with “Who Wants to be a Millionaire.”
I love that show and she does a great job on it.
when people stayed at Channel 6 forever?
Forever has gotten a lot shorter in recent years.
The upcoming departure of Sally Ann Mosey to New York adds to the list
of veterans who have departed the station beginning when Marc Howard shocked
the industry when he switched to CBS3 in 2003.
After Howard, it was Lisa Thomas Laury (health), Jack Brayboy (personal
reasons), Scott Palmer (“retired” then “unretired” to join the
Phillies), Phil Andrews (contract wasn’t renewed), and Michelle McCormack
(took an anchor job in Milwaukee).
to CBS3’s Larry Mendte and KYW 1060-AM, local recipients of the prestigious
“Edward R. Murrow Awards” from the Radio and Television News Directors
Hart’s song “Joyride” was featured on “Beautiful People” last week.
I’d like one of her songs to appear on “Gray’s Anatomy,” which
utilizes music every week.
DeGeneres’ mother, Betty and other celebrities will appear at the 10th
anniversary “NBC10’s Fit Fest” at the Pennsylvania Convention Center the
weekend of the 21st. Isn’t television part of the reason so many
Americans aren’t fit?
New Jersey’s Maud Dahme, is the subject of the Holocaust documentary, “The
Hidden Child” on NJN April 25 at 10 p.m.
to the winners of our “Television Field of 64.”
Thanks to everybody who participated.
(1) Desperate Housewives over (11) The Daily Show
(1) American Idol over (3) Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
(1) The Sopranos over (14) Boston Legal
(2) Regis & Kelly over (4) Ellen