WCHS Moyer 10/02/1966

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WCHS Moyer 10/02/1966 - By Jay Fredericks You may be interested to know...
By Jay Fredericks You may be interested to know that October is television rating month in Charleston. In case you've been wondering wondering what WCHS-TV has done with all the GOOD movies they've been bragging about, this is the month they'll show them in an effort to get the rating nod in the time periods. periods. But, while the survey will be made in October, the results results won't be announced until until December. So itTl be after that that any program changes will be made if the stations feel any are necessary. From toe calls and' letters I've received, I think the par- tisane of Captain Kangaroo SUNDAY SOLO and Walter Cronkite have been lying in wait for this month to vent their ire and are ready to strike if they're called about what station they're looking at. Speaking of the good Captain Captain and Walter, I read with some amazement a story in Variety in which the general manager at WCHS was quoted as saying that "no deluge" of complainte reouked from the cancellations of Kangaroo and Cronkite. There was, Variety quotes him as saying, saying, only a "rumbling." His definition of deluge is obvious- ly different from mine. Variety also quoted Charles Mover, the WCHS-TV operations operations manager: "As for Uw Crookite exit, Moyer asserts that local newsmen can do the job as well as network notables. He noted that network news b r o a d c a s t s average of five minute to national and international liard news* with the remainder features and general iotew* . Moyer forsees his n*ws operation operation as number one in the state area and 9tanfe pat his belief that news can be p r e s e n t e d comprehensively within a 20-minute period/' Well, that's what Variety said, · * * k has been reported that

Clipped from Sunday Gazette-Mail02 Oct 1966, SunPage 72

Sunday Gazette-Mail (Charleston, West Virginia)02 Oct 1966, SunPage 72
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