The forecast for Wednesday, Dec. 4? Cloudy with a chance of tears. “Good Morning America” said farewell to longtime weatherman Sam Champion today, with an emotional sendoff befitting the veteran forecaster’s 25 years at ABC. In honor of Champion’s last day, costars Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos, Lara Spencer, and Josh Elliott showed a montage of […]
The Weather Channel is trying something new to turn around some soft ratings: It’s reemphasizing weather.
The network has taken to naming winter storms, much like is done for tropical systems. The Weather Channel says it makes the storms easier to identify and will raise awareness among those in their paths.
Snowstorms, hurricanes and tornadoes are what usually put The Weather Channel’s news team in motion. This November it will mobilize for the election.
KODIAK, Alaska –There’s another reality TV show set in Alaska in the works. The Weather Channel has announced it will produce a new series featuring Coast Guard rescue swimmers and pilots stationed on Kodiak Island. The Kodiak Daily Mirror reports there will be seven one-hour episodes, with the first to air Nov. 9 The show, […]
By DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer NEW YORK – The Weather Channel’s Mike Bettes arrived in storm-ravaged Joplin, Mo., right after a tornado had ripped through its soul. He looked around, spoke to the camera and began to cry. His emotional outbreak during coverage of Joplin became one of the defining television images of the […]