Sun Jan 10 20:12:35 EST 2010
If they do this, what happens in the central/mountain time zones where late
news is already at
10:00. Do they start doing news at 9?
On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 6:13 PM, <email@example.com> wrote:
> As I've oft stated before, I'm not a professional broadcaster and certainly
> have no expertise or even experience in network programming, but what you've
> suggested is something I've wondered about ever since the onset of the
> Leno-at-10 debacle. Would it be too risky for NBC to offer the 10- to 10:30
> (ET) time slot to its affiliates for local news, then put Leno on from 10:30
> to 11:30 and allow Conan to retain his current slot? Would moving the news
> ahead from 11 to 10 lose viewers or attract viewers? I know a lot of older
> folks who like to go to bed between 10 and 11; they'd probably be delighted
> to have the news on earlier. There are a lot of indie, Fox and CW
> affiliates that are already doing it, with modest success. -Doug
> Quoting Bob DeMattia <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>> What? Move the affiiate news up an hour, then program Leno at 10:30
>> of 11?
>> Then I'll be feelin' like I'm living in Mountain time zone again.
>> On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 3:37 PM, Garrett Wollman <email@example.com
>> > <<On Sun, 10 Jan 2010 15:19:55 EST, firstname.lastname@example.org said:
>> > > Has NBC announced what they are going to program at 10 PM instead of
>> > Leno?
>> > > Won't they need more than a month to come up with programs for that
>> > > slot? Have they been preparing programs on the sly?
>> > Well, they have two months: the Olympics will take up pretty much all
>> > of February, so they don't have to program anything until March. >
>> > If they're smart, they may just invite the affils to move their news
>> > up an hour. >
>> > -GAWollman
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