The dispute runs until April 8, when Direc TV and The Weather Channel reach a new carriage deal.
The channel, in a trade-off to regain carriage, agrees to pare down its weekday reality content and devote more of its daytime schedule to forecasts and weather reportage.
Insider sees its title revert to just The Insider in line with omg! Celebrity; the two entities continue to promote and share each other's content.
Likely due to contractual issues, the channel now broadcasts the 4 a.m.
(Central Time) hour of the WGN Morning News on weekdays as a replacement.
NBC Sports hires Lindsey Vonn as their correspondent for the network's coverage of the 2014 Winter Games and as a contributor on Today during its broadcast from Sochi.
The skier was supposed to compete in the events, but a series of injuries resulted in Vonn withdrawing from the Games earlier this month.
While all programming on WRBU is switched to Ion, WZRB continues to run CW programming in its regular time slots while a new affiliate is found, the first time Ion runs a CW affiliate.
Both affiliations eventually find new homes when My Network TV affiliate WKTC/Sumter, South Carolina takes the Columbia market's CW affiliation on March 17, Time Warner Cable announces it intends to be acquired by Comcast in a .2 billion deal, which is subject to approval by federal regulators and is expected to face scrutiny from media watchdogs and rival operators. Under the agreement, Drewry Communications Group (owners of ABC affiliate KSWO-TV in nearby Lawton) will continue to operate KAUZ under joint sales and shared services agreements.Moments after the State of the Union Address was completed, United States Congressman Michael Grimm (R-New York's 11th), threatened NY1 reporter Michael Scotto by attacking him and telling Scotto that he'll throw him off the balcony of the United States Capitol building after Scotto approached the Tea Party-backed representative to ask about a continuing federal investigation into his campaign fund-raising while the cameras were still rolling (Grimm would later be indicted in April).For the first time in 19 years, Bob Saget, John Stamos and Dave Coulier reprise their Full House roles and appear on Late Night to give Jimmy Fallon a sappy, heartfelt speech to calm his anxiety about hosting The Tonight Show.The Seattle Seahawks defeat the Denver Broncos 43-8 to win Super Bowl XLVIII, the franchise's first championship, an event watched by 111.5 million viewers.It is the fourth time since 2010 that the NFL's championship game sets the all-time total viewership record. The Sony Pictures Entertainment-owned digital network, which primarily airs feature films from Sony's film library, launches in 25 markets, airing mainly on subchannels of Univision Communications-owned stations.On Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Captain Donald Cragen (Dann Florek) retires from the NYPD, leaving Detective/Sergeant Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay) as the only remaining character who has appeared on the series for its entire fifteen-season run.