WKYC News & Notes: 9/1/15
It's time for another "behind the scenes" look at what's happening inside the WKYC Digital Broadcast Center.
Welcome to September and the start of the Fall television season. We'll get to NBC's schedule of new shows coming to Channel 3, but first...
WKYC-TV is again expanding our weekend morning news beginning Saturday, September 19th. Viewers will now enjoy "Channel 3 News Sunrise" beginning at 5 a.m. on Saturday as viewing habits have changed over the years and people begin to start their weekend routines now earlier than ever. These expanded newscasts will lead into NBC's "Today Show," followed by a one hour edition of "Channel 3 News Today."
Channel 3 has some new faces around the building and several more folks moving into new positions at the station.
- Daniel Baylog has been promoted to Director of Programming and Research Strategy.
- Terry Moir becomes Director of Sales Development and Marketing and will continue to oversee "Live on Lakeside."
- Jonathan Kostoff becomes the new Overnight Assignment Editor/Digital Producer.
- Chanel Glenn joins the station as Digital Marketing Producer.
- Darlene Wodek is upped to Engineering Operations Manager.
- Diana Pollack and Dina Huss become Strategic Team Managers.
- Patti Caimi is named new Regional Account Executive
- Erin Steinberg becomes the Consumer Insight Specialist.
- Desiree Gordon has been promoted as Lead Generation Specialist.
Save the date for this year's 3rd annual WKYC Health and Wellness Expo on Saturday, September 26th, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Cleveland Convention Center. The health & wellness expo was created to serve the greater good of the community using education, health screenings, demonstrations and physical activity. It focuses on all aspects of wellness, from healthy minds to healthier finances, bodies and homes.
This year's expo will include new features and discussions on heart disease, obesity, breast and prostate cancer, mental health/depression, drug addiction, and cutting edge medical technology. Find out what's trending in health & wellness with Monica Robins and other area experts.
Work out with and learn from the latest trainers and fitness experts in Pilates, zumba, yoga, sculpting and boxing. Enjoy healthy cooking demos with local celebrity chefs. Families and friends alike can get engaged with fun activities, such as indoor rock-climbing, soccer, finger-painting, and interactive weather reporting. For a complete schedule of events our expo page on wkyc.com at on.wkyc.com/1EknwPZ
Now, back to NBC's Fall Primetime schedule. Hot new shows this fall will include "Live! Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris" and "Blindspot" premiering September 21st, "Heroes Reborn" and "The Player" September 24th, "Truth Be Told" October 16th and "Chicago Med" November 17th.
Returning show debuts include "The Voice" September 21st, "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" and "The Mysteries of Laura" September 23rd, "The Blacklist" September 24th, "Chicago PD" September 30th, "Undateable" October 9th, "Chicago Fire" October 13th and "Grimm" October 30th.
Here's al ook at the NBC FALL 2015-16 SCHEDULE (New programs in UPPER CASE; all times ET)
8-10 P.M. — “The Voice”
10-11 P.M. — “BLINDSPOT”
8-9 P.M. — “The Voice”
9-10. PM. — “HEARTBREAKER”
10-11 P.M. — “BEST TIME EVER WITH NEIL PATRICK HARRIS” (through November)
10-11 P.M. — “Chicago Fire” (premieres in November)
8-9 P.M. — “The Mysteries of Laura”
9-10 P.M. — “Law & Order: SVU”
10-11 P.M. — “Chicago P.D.”
8-9 P.M. — “HEROES REBORN”
9-10 P.M. — “The Blacklist”
10-11 P.M. — “THE PLAYER”
8-8:30 P.M. — “Undateable”
8:30-9 P.M. — “PEOPLE ARE TALKING”
9-10 P.M. — “Grimm”
10-11 P.M. — “Dateline”
8-10 P.M. — “Dateline Saturday Night Mystery”
10-11 P.M. — “Saturday Night Live” (Classic encores)
7-8:20 P.M. — “Football Night in America”
8:20-11 P.M. — “Sunday Night Football”
Visit http://www.nbc.com/new-show-trailers-2015-2016 for previews and more.