Tag Archives: 2011

May 2011 Memphis TV Household News Ratings

Wednesday, May 25, 2011, was the last day of the May Sweeps.  I’ve included 4 years for comparison. May 2011 brought many unique news stories to Memphis and the Mid-South which became national news.  The severe weather, deadly tornadoes and the massive Mississippi River … Continue Reading

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2011 Rising Mississippi River and the Memphis Flood

Here are a few pictures I took Saturday, 5/7/11 of the rising Mississippi River waters.  They show the intersection of Riverside and Beale Street, and Mud Island … or actually, a few landmarks on Mud Island, while the rest of the southern part is under … Continue Reading

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Can You Find Memphis Tiger Joe Jackson in this picture?

The 2011 Sports Illustrated NCAA Tournament Preview magazine cover is a compilation of players, coaches, mascots & cheerleaders from the college basketball teams heading to the 2011 NCAA Basketball Tournament.  Memphian Joe Jackson is the representative for the Memphis Tigers.  Do you see his great action … Continue Reading

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Good Things in Memphis: Zach Whitten – Memphis Fast Fiction

Zach Whitten is committed to write a story about Memphis everyday in 2011.  His collection of stories is called Memphis Fast Fiction.  Each day, a new 200 word story about Memphis’ past, present or future is posted at memphisfastfiction.com.  Here, … Continue Reading

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February 2011 Memphis TV Household News Ratings

Here it is….the 2011 February Sweep household news ratings from the Nielsen overnight data.  I’ve included 4 years as comparison, since the last 2 were not typical.  See the notes below the chart. WMC leads the news programming ratings in … Continue Reading

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Good Things in Memphis: Young Frankenstein at the Orpheum

Video:  Young Frankenstein  If you liked the movie, you’ll love the musical appearing live at the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis, March 8-March 13, 2011.  Young Frankenstein is a musical comedy inspired by the legend of Frankenstein and his attempts to create … Continue Reading

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2011 Memphis ADDY Award Winners

The 2011 Memphis ADDY Awards were announced Saturday night at Minglewood Hall.  The highlights: Memphis Ad Fed received approximately 500 entries. The judges awarded 54 Gold ADDYs and 69 Silver ADDYs to 19 ad agencies and businesses. 13 Gold Awards … Continue Reading

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Good Things Happening in Memphis

Updated 3/24/10:  Last night was the opening of South Pacific at the Orpheum Theatre.  I thought it was a wonderful show that kept me entertained from beginning to end.  And Rodgers and Hammerstein’s music is synonymous with a classic Broadway … Continue Reading

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