Metro Detroit: Newsmakers Sep 26, 2007




Detroit News:

Metro Detroit viewers tuned in to Ken Burns' epic documentary "The War" in record ways this weekend, says John O'Donnell, spokesman for WTVS-TV (Channel 56). Part one, which debuted Sunday, pulled in a 6.5 rating and 9.5 share, according to local Nielsen household numbers. Each rating point is equal to 19,440 people and the share represents the number of televisions turned on. In other words, more than 126,000 households and nearly 200,000 viewers watched and found out the cost of World War II -- 50 million lives... 'War' pulls in big numbers for WTVS (Wed, 9/26)

Detroit Free Press:

Chris Edwards -- who left the daily grind as a weatherman on WJBK-TV (Channel 2) in 2004 to make more time for his family and develop a business making in-school weather presentations -- is turning up on his old station as a weekend weather sub. A major tactical retreat? No, says Edwards. "I'm doing some freelance filling-in at the station when it works for my schedule, or when the kids are at school," he told Free Press columnist Susan Ager... The weatherman's back, sort of (Wed, 9/26)







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