Unfortunately there is no direct streaming for this station, so we placed a link to the official site for your convenience. In 1955, General Tire purchased in order to give its television stations a programming source outside of network content and locally produced shows. . The station is owned by the subsidiary of -based. Many of these programs were preempted outright or aired on a during the overnight hours.
In 1980, the station was criticized for carrying paid instead of 's coverage of the 's gold medal victory over in the. The series was hosted by a -styled named Sivad, played by Watson Davis. Howard, next to Bern's Steak House Gulfport family loses everything in boat fire Clearwater Beach lightning-strike victim dies Nachtman murder trial gets underway Lawmaker looks to replace water filters in over 100 schools to lower lead levels St. The program ended on February 5, 1972, after 623 episodes although the final two years reran older films as the station was receiving more raunchier horror films whose content Davis did not feel comfortable airing and wanted the show to remain family-friendly , though Sivad has remained a well-remembered local personality. Martindale later became a popular television host. On September 7, 2009, the station's weekday Good Morning Memphis was expanded to five hours, with the addition of an hour-long block at 9:00 a. Language: English Fox 13 Memphis is a news-intensive Fox station with close to 50 hours a week of locally-produced newscasts, as well as first-run primetime series, sports events and Saturday late night programming from Fox; it also runs off-network sitcoms and drama series, and daytime talk and court shows.
However, for many years after that, its noon newscast resulted in All My Children being aired in a morning timeslot on a one-day delay. While he hosted both children's programs twice daily and on Saturday mornings doing so from 1957 to 1974 , it also provided Miller with the opportunity to sell toy products from his local toy store during his telecasts. When Soap proved to be a runaway hit for the network, channel 13 acquiesced and allowed the series to be rerun in the late night hours during the summer. The newscasts were also briefly retitled Fox 13 Eyewitness News, before the title was truncated to Fox 13 News in 1997. The following fall, the station began carrying Soap in its regular primetime slot. After Fox acquired the station in 1995, the station expanded its newscasts: its weekday morning newscast expanded from one hour to three, with the addition of a two-hour block from 7:00 to 9:00 a. At the height of its popularity, Fantastic Features aired on both Friday and Saturday nights.
Additionally, its program director, Lance Russell, had conservative tastes when it came to television programming, and these were also reflected in the amount of preemptions made by channel 13. The trade was completed on October 8, 2014. News Corporation's purchase of channel 13 built on this, and was in part positioning to have a station in a market that was, at the time, in contention for landing an team Fox had just gained to the league's division in 1994, however, the anticipated team never came to Memphis. In many other cases, however, channel 13 opted to preempt network shows in favor of local programs in hopes of earning more local advertising revenue. However, on June 1, 2015, became the Fox affiliate for Jonesboro. The station's reliance on classic and films during the 1960s and 1970s was evidenced in its daily noon to 2 p.
The show's opening sequence, which included film footage of Sivad riding through a misty forest in a horse-drawn hearse filmed at , proved so unsettling to some children that the series was moved from its original 6:00 p. In February 2019, it was announced that would acquire Cox Media Group and 's stations. Davis died on May 23, 2005, and was buried in ,. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience. Although the group planned to operate under the name Terrier Media, it was later announced in June 2019 that Apollo would also acquire Cox's radio and advertising businesses, and retain the Cox Media Group name. Fox 13 Memphis also carries many winning programs such as House, The Simpsons, 24 among other well-known sitcoms and shows. .
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