The lives of the editors and journalists working at a left-leaning broadsheet and a populist tabloid.
Meet the Press is a weekly American television news/interview program airing on NBC. It is the longest-running television series in American broadcasting history, despite bearing little resemblance to the original format of the program seen in its television debut on November 6, 1947. Meet the Press is the highest-rated of the American television Sunday morning talk shows. It has been hosted by 11 moderators, beginning with Martha Rountree. The current host is David Gregory, who assumed the role in December 2008. The show began using a new set on May 2, 2010, with video screens and a library-style set with bookshelves, and different, modified intro music, with David Gregory previewing the guests using a large video screen, and with the Meet the Press theme music in a shorter "modernized [style]... the beginning repeated with drum beats". Meet the Press and similar shows specialize in interviewing national leaders on issues of politics, economics, foreign policy and other public affairs. Over the past few years, the program's usual time slot over the NBC network is between 9-10 a.m. local time in most markets, though this may vary by markets due to commitments by affiliates to religious, E/I or local news and public affairs programming. It also varies several weeks in the summer due to morning coverage of French Open tennis or the Monaco Grand Prix by NBC Sports. In earlier years, the program would air at noon every Sunday. The program also re-airs Sunday afternoons at 2 p.m. ET and early Monday mornings at 4 a.m. ET on MSNBC, along with an early Monday morning replay as part of NBC's "All Night" lineup. The program is also distributed to radio stations via syndication by Dial Global, and aired as part of C-SPAN Radio's replay of the Sunday morning talk shows.
Press Gang was a British children's comedy-drama revolving around the staff at The Junior Gazette, a childrens weekly newspaper produced by a group of school pupils. The show interspersed comedic elements with the dramatic, tackling issues such as solvent abuse, child abuse and firearms control.
Press Your Luck is an American television daytime game show created by Bill Carruthers and Jan McCormack. It premiered on September 19, 1983, on CBS and ended on September 26, 1986. In the show, contestants collected spins by answering trivia questions and then used the spins on an 18-space game board to win cash and prizes. The person who amassed the most in cash and prizes at the end of the game won. Peter Tomarken was the show's host, and Rod Roddy was the primary announcer. John Harlan and Charlie O'Donnell filled in as substitute announcers for Roddy on different occasions. Press Your Luck was videotaped before a studio audience at CBS Television City, in Studios 33 and 43 in Hollywood, California. The show was a revival of Second Chance, which was hosted by Jim Peck and aired on ABC from March 7–July 15, 1977. The show was known for the "Whammy" –a red cartoon creature wearing a cape. Landing on any of the Whammy's spaces on the game board took away the contestant's money, accompanied by an animation that would show the Whammy taking the loot, but frequently being chased away, blown up, or otherwise humiliated in the process. The Whammies were created and animated by Savage Steve Holland and Bill Kopp, and voiced by Carruthers. Approximately 50 different animations were used.
Buchanan & Press was a debate show on MSNBC pairing former Crossfire hosts conservative Pat Buchanan and liberal Bill Press. The show was cancelled due to both hosts opposition to the 2003 Iraq War.
Press Conference was a public-affairs television series aired in the United States in the mid-1950s. Press Conference was similar in format and content to the long-running Meet the Press and was moderated by one of that program's creators, pioneering female journalist Martha Rountree. On the program, a current newsmaker, generally but not always a politician, was questioned by a panel of newspersons in a typical press conference format. As usually done in a traditional press conference, the subject was allowed to make an opening statement prior to fielding questions. Press Conference was launched on NBC in July 1956, but that fall moved to ABC. Initially shown in prime time, the program drew only a minimal, public-affairs oriented audience running against two high-profile Sunday night variety series, The Ed Sullivan Show on CBS and The Steve Allen Show on NBC; however, its appearance helped ABC to meet the public-interest requirements imposed on U.S broadcasters by the Federal Communications Commission. Press Conference was moved to Sunday afternoon for three months in early 1957, prior to returning to prime time in April of that year under a new title, Martha Rountree's Press Conference. The program ended in July 1957.
Meet the Press is an Australian Sunday morning talk show focused on the national political agenda, as well as other news, sport, and lifestyle issues since its 2013 relaunch.
A game show where three players answer trivia questions in order to rack up spins on the show’s prize board. With each perilous spin all of a player’s winnings can disappear in a flash if they land on the dreaded “Whammy.”
Whammy! is an American television game show that aired new episodes on Game Show Network from April 15, 2002 to December 5, 2003. The program is updated version of Press Your Luck, which originally aired on CBS from 1983–86. Reruns of Whammy! have aired since production of new episodes stopped in 2003, and the program currently airs in reruns on GSN weekend mornings at 9:30am Eastern/8:30am Central. The series was taped at Tribune Studios and was hosted by Todd Newton, with Gary Kroeger announcing.
Aboriginal hip-hop artist Jack Sinclair and his best friend Zoey Jones established an underground ezine called renegadepress.com. What started as a pet project soon took on a life of its own pushing Jack, Zoey and their crew of renegade reporters to deliver the goods on what's really going on in the lives of today's teens.
When Lára, a journalist on maternity leave finds herself newly single and in deep financial trouble, her outlook is bleak. Enter handsome and notorious businessman Hrafn: aware of her intuitive skills as an investigator, he hires her to prove his innocence in a case involving the murder of a young woman. Lára is saved from her desperate financial situation, but at what cost?
Pressure 1 was a short-lived game show targeted at teenagers and preteens. Hosted by Road Rules alumnus Mark Long, the series aired in weekly syndication for one season, from Fall 1999 to Spring 2000, with reruns continuing until September. Produced by Wheeler-Sussman Productions and distributed by Hearst-Argyle Television, the program was taped at the studios of WCVB-TV in Boston. The series replaced Click, a computer-themed game created by Merv Griffin, and aired in an hour-long block with its parent show Peer Pressure. However, despite the title, Pressure 1 was the only show airing new episodes; Peer Pressure had only made one season, with the 1999-2000 season being the second time these episodes had been edited.
Peer Pressure was an American television game show where youths performed stunts and answered questions about moral dilemmas. The show aired in syndication from 1997-1998 in first-run, and was hosted by Nick Spano and Valarie Rae Miller.