Under Pelley, ‘CBS Evening News’ Sees Better Ratings

When Scott Pelley took over the CBS EVENING NEWS from Katie Couric in June, 2011, he had his work cut out for him: despite the fact that it did well here in the Lowcountry, the show had been a distant third place for years nationally with lots of effort put into turning that around, but with far too little success.

CBS-NEWS-Scott-PelleyThe latest ratings measurements tell a story of continued success.

The CBS EVENING NEWS is the only network evening news broadcast to se year-to-year ratings increases in what is known as the “key demo,” in this case, Adults 25-54. That age group is referred to as the “key demo” in the network news audience because that’s the one advertisers are most interested in attracting. Continue reading


Missing USC Football? Time for a ‘Gamecock Rewind!’

Football season is still months away, but you can still see the Gamecocks play this weekend. GAMECOCK-REWINDThat’s because Live 5 WCSC will air a special four-part series, GAMECOCK REWIND, Saturdays at Noon starting this weekend.

Each episode focuses on one of USC’s four SEC home games in 2012, with the first spotlighting the USC-Missouri matchup. Continue reading

‘Forever Jones’ Premieres Tonight on Bounce Charleston

Can faith and family bring fame and fortune?

That question is the focus of FOREVER JONES, a new original reality series premiering tonight (Wed., 6/5) at 9pm on our third channel, BOUNCE CHARLESTON.

ForeverJonesThe show follows the Grammy-Award-nominated gospel group struggling to make it to superstardom. But success doesn’t come so easily.

In the premiere episode, the group is flying high as the family looks to win Best Contemporary Group/Duo at the Stellar Awards, until a record label fails to meet the group’s expectations. Already, there are challenges at home that threaten the band’s future. Continue reading