April 10, 2018Overnight Briefing & General Reality Check - Apr 10, 2018
A new report issued by Embry-Riddle and Wichita State University and based on numbers from the US Transportation Department ranked all the airlines based in the United States on quality. Items ranked included on-time arrivals, lost bags, complaints and bumped passengers. The rankings:
12. Spirit Airlines
11. Frontier Airlines
7. Virgin America
3. Jet Blue
2. Delta Airlines
1. Alaska Airlines
Also yesterday, TripAdvisor released its rankings of the world's best airlines. It ranked Singapore Airlines at the top. Southwest was the onlyU.S. airline to make the list, which was compiled from reviews by passengers.
April 9, 2018Overnight Briefing & General Reality Check - Apr 9, 2018
Cosby re-trial begins: BILL COSBY goes on trial again today in Norristown, PA. The jury features seven men and five women, two African-Americans and 10 whites, the same composition as the first trial. Cosby is charged with three felony counts of aggravated indecent ...
April 5, 2018Overnight Briefing & General Reality Check - Apr 5, 2018
Fashion Emergency: Today, for the first time ever, you'll be able to buy KIM KARDASHIAN's iconic shade of nude lipstick. (Be still, my heart!) Kim's KKW Beauty is releasing a four-piece collection celebrating her 10-year collaboration with make-up artist MARIO ...
April 4, 2018Overnight Briefing & General Reality Check - Apr 4, 2018
Sucks to be you: It's a sad day at JENNIFER GARNER's home as the family's precious pet chicken has flown to the big coop in the sky. The A-lister revealed on Instagram last Monday that "Chicken Regina George" passed away due to natural causes, posted a collage of ...
April 3, 2018Overnight Briefing & General Reality Check - Apr 3, 2018
Lowering expectations: If you're a couch potato this might be the perfect job for you. Netflix is hiring someone to binge watch programs. The "editorial analyst" position involves watching and rating shows and movies. The company says the ideal candidate will be ...
April 2, 2018Overnight Briefing & General Reality Check - Apr 2, 2018
Off the beaten path: In case you missed it, last Thursday was "Drive Your Tractor to School Day." Students at Fremont High School in Michigan rode to school on farm equipment last week. The idea was started 14-years-ago as an unofficial event and has since become an ...
March 31, 2018Overnight Briefing & General Reality Check - Mar 31, 2018
Spring Break Again, I refer to the payphone project. Over the years the stations have had some incredible success with calling Lake Havasu, Ft. Lauderdale, South Padre, Cancun and Panama City. Just simple night show stuff to make you sound tapped in to what's actually ...
March 30, 2018Overnight Briefing & General Reality Check - Mar 30, 2018
On, off and way-off-Broadway: NBC's live concert performance of "Jesus Christ Superstar" airs Sunday, which is also Easter Sunday. JOHN LEGEND is Jesus with BRANDON VICTOR DIXON as Judas, SARA BAREILLES as Mary Magdalene and ALICE COOPER as King Herod. ...
March 29, 2018Overnight Briefing & General Reality Check - Mar 29, 2018
Broadcast, cable and video news: Sad news: the SYFY network has announced the end of its "Sharknado" film series, with the upcoming sixth film to serve as the franchise's finale. Varietyreports the final film will see lead character Fin (played by IAN ZIERING) travel ...
March 28, 2018Overnight Briefing & General Reality Check - Mar 28, 2018
Diseases and Dat Flu Bug: Just when you thought flu season was over, the CDC is warning that influenza B has overtaken influenza A --which is the flu we've been dealing with up until now-- and we may be in line for a possible second wave of flu. The CDC says they had ...