Capital Weather Gang: Weather Channel


Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 04/08/2014

Weather Channel returning to DirecTV, cutting back reality programming

Effective tomorrow, Wednesday, The Weather Channel will return to DirecTV’s line-up - with 50 percent less weekday reality TV.

By Jason Samenow  |  03:43 PM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Latest, Media, The Weather Channel

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 03/14/2014

Weather Channel brings back fan favorite Dave Schwartz, my friend

The down-to-earth Schwartz gained popularity in his prior 17-year tenure at The Weather Channel for his folksy, charming and clear presentation of weather information.

By Jason Samenow  |  12:07 PM ET, 03/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Latest, Media, Weather Channel

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 02/12/2014

Should this storm be named? (POLL)

We usually reserve storm names for major, high impact storms. This storm may or may not get there. You tell us whether it should be named, and - if so - what...

By Jason Samenow  |  09:04 AM ET, 02/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Latest, The Weather Channel, Winter Storms

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 02/06/2014

AccuWeather gets in Weather Channel’s face

Sensing The Weather Channel is down, AccuWeather appears to be publicly stating it’s ready to pounce.

By Jason Samenow  |  10:02 AM ET, 02/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AccuWeather, Latest, Media, The Weather Channel

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 02/04/2014

The drawbacks of the automated weather app and need for human touch

Just because your favorite weather app says it’s so, doesn’t make it right.

By Jason Samenow  |  10:09 AM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Latest, Media, Technology, The Weather Channel

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 01/30/2014

Weather Channel shaking off DirecTV dispute, focusing on future

Weather Channel’s top official is looking beyond DirecTV conflict and sees a vibrant future for network - with or without DirecTV’s 20 million viewers.

By Jason Samenow  |  11:43 AM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Latest, Media, The Weather Channel

Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 01/16/2014

Soul searching time for The Weather Channel

The mighty Weather Channel, dumped by DirecTV after failed contract negotiations, is facing an unexpected storm. How it withstands it will go a long way in determining whether it remains the dominant weather force in television.

By Jason Samenow  |  05:31 PM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Latest, Media, The Weather Channel

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 01/14/2014

Weather wars: DirecTV drops Weather Channel, AccuWeather to add channel

After weeks of fruitless negotiations, DirecTV unceremoniously dumped The Weather Channel from its line-up today.

By Jason Samenow  |  10:32 AM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AccuWeather, Latest, Media, The Weather Channel