Tag Archives: WMC-TV

WMC – Channel 5 Adds a 4pm Newscast

With The Oprah Winfrey talk show gone, WMC will now have a 4pm news.  This gives Memphians 2 options for local Memphis news at 4pm.  WREG began their local 4:30pm in 1996 and a full hour from 4-5pm in 2002, … Continue Reading

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May 2010 Memphis TV Household News Ratings

Yesterday was the final day of May Sweeps and the end of the prime time season finales.   Below are the 2010 May Sweep household average ratings and shares for the 4 major Monday – Friday news time periods in Memphis.  WMC … Continue Reading

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Memphis TV Household News Ratings for Feb 2010 Sweeps

February 2010 Sweep Notes:  Last year, 2009, the sweep was moved to March due to the analog to digital transition originally scheduled for 2/17/09.  The transition deadline was delayed until June, but the sweep was still measured in March.  The … Continue Reading

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‘The Grace Card’ Filming in Memphis with Louis Gossett, Jr.

Memphis-based movie, “The Grace Card“, begins filming in Memphis next week, according to local TV station  WMC-TV .  They say, “Louis Gossett, Jr. headlines the story of a prejudiced white cop struggling through personal tragedy when he’s assigned to work with a … Continue Reading

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Beale Street Flippers Wowed America’s Got Talent Judges

The Beale Street Flippers from Memphis impressed the judges last night on America’s Got Talent as they flipped and danced to Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean”.  Needless to say, the Beale Street Flippers are advancing to the next round of competition in Las Vegas.  … Continue Reading

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Impact of Morgan Freeman’s Car Accident on Memphis Media

Updated 2/25/09:  A lawsuit has been filed against actor Morgan Freeman by Demaris Meyer, the woman in the car with Freeman during a car accident on August 3, 2008.  WMC-TV reports, “Meyer is suing Freeman for medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages, permanent … Continue Reading

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2009 Super Bowl Advertising, Memphis & National Ratings

The 2009 Super Bowl XLIII is over and the Pittsburgh Steelers became the champions defeating the Arizona Cardinals 27-23.  But the advertising is still enjoying the Super Bowl benefits.  In addition to the exposure received during the big game, the commercials will get … Continue Reading

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Ursula Madden Replaces Donna Davis as WMC Anchor

Ursula Madden will join Joe Birch at the WMC Channel 5 anchor desk in Memphis, replacing Donna Davis.  Davis was laid off with 14 co-workers last month.  The Memphis Commercial Appeal reports, “Madden will team with Joe Birch on the 5, … Continue Reading

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WMC-TV Issued a Cable Service Alert

WMC-TV in Memphis issued a cable service alert to Millington Cable and P.C. One Cable subscribers.  They say, “If you are a customer of Millington Cable or P.C. One Cable, WMC wants you to know that this station’s parent company, Raycom … Continue Reading

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Memphis Police Department Recruitment TV Commercials

The Memphis Police Department began their recruitment television commercials in Memphis this week.  Here are the 3 TV spots they have at this time.  However, I was unable to locate the highly anticipated Memphis Police Department commercial with Steven Seagal.  But I’ll keep looking.  In … Continue Reading

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