Fox 35 expands partnership with Mix 105.1 FM

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Some quick notes as we await the results of the May sweeps…

It appears Fox 35 has expanded its partnership with CBS-owned Mix 105.1 FM (WOMX). WOFL’s meteorologists have been giving weather forecasts for awhile on WOMX’s Morning Mix show. But now Fox 35 morning anchors are also supplying the news updates for the radio show. …

A bit weird. While all the Orlando stations broke into regular programming on Wednesday morning to show the final return of space shuttle Atlantis, WESH stayed with the Today show until the very last seconds of the shuttle’s approach. Seemed like even before the spacecraft rolled to a stop, it was back to Today. Sure, folks interested in the shuttle’s return had plenty of places to watch (including WESH’s morning newscast on CW 18), but I expected  WESH — with top space report Dan Billow — would have given it more coverage. …

You’re going to see a lot coverage for the opening of Harry Potter’s world at Universal Orlando. According to Orlando Sentinel TV Guy Hal Boedeker, NBC will present a half-hour special on the attraction’s opening on Sunday, June 6 at at 7 p.m. And  NBC’s Today show will be at the park on June 18 for the opening.

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