Orlando’s CBS station is known today at WKMG-Local 6. But 40 years ago, it was just WDBO-TV Channel 6. And the station’s newscast was known as “Newsbeat.” Here’s a newspaper advertisement from November 1969 promoting some of the shows on Channel 6 during the day — including a double dose of Truth or Consequences.
Interesting tidbit about Orlando TV ratings for the Casey Anthony trial, courtesy of TVNewser.com… “Bob Jordan, news director of ABC affiliate WFTV, tells TVNewser more people watched the trial on his station as well as … MORE
Some quick notes to start off your week … Kim Sanders, who works at a voice-over production company, was introduced as the new WKMG traffic reporter on the Local 6 Morning News on Monday. Click … MORE
Breaking down more sweeps numbers, from Friday’s Orlando Sentinel. >> WOFL’s 10 p.m. newscast is up 17 percent from a year ago. From Monday-Sunday, Fox 35 News has 52,200 households and WRDQ’s Action News has … MORE