October 12, 1991
ABC, CBS and NBC plan a second day of live coverage of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on the sexual harassment accusations leveled against Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, but sporting events on all three networks today may impact the length of coverage. CNN, C-SPAN, KCET and KCRW-FM (89.9) will have live, gavel-to-gavel coverage of the hearings, which begin at 7 a.m. C-SPAN also plans a replay of the hearings at 5 p.m. or at their conclusion.
May 2, 1998 |
"We apologize for what you saw," KNBC-TV Channel 4 anchor Kelly Lange read from a TelePrompTer early Thursday evening. "That goes for the helicopter crew, too," added Bob Pettee, the station's man in the sky. And later that evening, anchor Hal Fishman announced on KTLA-TV Channel 5: "KTLA shares with its viewers their distress." Oh sure. They'll never admit it--perhaps not even to themselves--but Thursday was the day Los Angeles television stations finally got what they wanted.
January 3, 1989 |
Long before the case went to court, it had provided plenty of fodder for the headline writers at the tabloids and had received extensive television coverage here: The story of a child's death, family violence and drugs. So it was not unexpected that all three of New York's network-owned TV stations preempted their daytime schedules to air live the courtroom testimony of Hedda Nussbaum about beatings by her one-time lover, who is charged in the death of their adopted young daughter.
January 6, 1993 |
Unlike a year ago, when no Los Angeles-area television station provided live coverage of Gov. Pete Wilson's State of the State address, KCAL-TV Channel 9 will preempt an "I Dream of Jeannie" rerun to show the embattled governor's only statewide speech of the year at 5 p.m. today. Radio stations KFI-AM (640), KABC-AM (790) and KNX-AM (1070) also plan live coverage of the 20- to 25-minute speech, in which Wilson is expected to emphasize his plans for economic growth and job development.
July 31, 1993 |
CNN plans extensive live coverage of Monday's Industry-Wide Leadership Conference on Violence in Television Programming from 9 a.m.-noon, while C-SPAN will tape the conference and plans on showing it in its entirety later in the month. Jim Moret will anchor CNN's coverage from the Beverly Hilton. Kim LeMasters, former president of CBS Entertainment, and William Abbott, president of the Foundation to Improve Television, will serve as expert analysts.
January 1, 2000 |
From native dancers in New Zealand ushering in the millennium's first sunrise to Rio's sunny beaches filled with revelers, from confetti-covered partyers in Times Square to rain-drenched celebrations in Los Angeles, television panned its lens across continents, oceans and time zones to capture the dawn of a new century. Beginning in the early morning hours Friday, CNN, soon joined by ABC and PBS, provided the bulk of the live television coverage available in the U.S.
May 23, 2012
NASA will provide periodic televised coverage of the SpaceX mission to the International Space Station on the Internet. Coverage can be found at http://www.nasa.gov/ntv, now scheduled for: Thursday at 11:30 p.m. PT: Live coverage from NASA's Johnson Space Center mission control in Houston as the Dragon spacecraft performs its flyby of the space station. Friday at 11 p.m. PT: Live coverage of the rendezvous and berthing of the Dragon spacecraft to the space stationcontinuing through the capture and berthing of the Dragon to the station's Harmony node.
December 5, 2012 |
The Grammy nominations are set to be unveiled in an hourlong show from Nashville starting at 10 p.m. PT/ET Wednesday and airing on CBS. Though Adele was the big headline last time around, this year the picture is a bit cloudier, with no obvious front-runner. Adele's "21," the bestselling album of 2011, has once again led the way this year, according to Nielsen SoundScan figures. And the biggest album of 2012 that was actually released in 2012 is not eligible for Grammy consideration: Taylor Swift 's "Red" missed the Sept.
October 15, 1991 |
Cable television's CNN, C-SPAN and Court TV networks plan live coverage of today's Senate's debate and vote on the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Clarence Thomas. The debate is scheduled to begin at 7:30 a.m. PDT. CBS, NBC and ABC said they would broadcast live coverage of the vote, which is scheduled for 3 p.m. PDT. CBS and ABC said they would monitor the preceding debate and air it live as events warrant. NBC said it would carry live debate coverage until 10 a.m.