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Observations of local TV broadcasting on the eve of the new calendar year 2014

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WKRG-TV broadcast two syndicated episodes of the comedic TV program "The Big Bang Theory" during the time period they normally used for broadcasting the national variety program "The Late Show" (10:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.) before broadcasting "It's a Moon Pie New Year", a live regional program about the MoonPie Over Mobile celebration in Mobile, between 11:30 p.m. and 12:05 a.m ("The Late Show" was broadcast afterwards between 12:05 a.m and 1:07 a.m.).

WFNA-TV started broadcasting live syndicated programming about the Big D NYE 2013 celebration in Dallas, Texas 30 minutes after WFAA-TV in Dallas started producing it at 10:30 p.m.

Devon Walsh of WKRG-TV's local morning news program "WKRG News 5 This Morning" and local 12:00 p.m. news program "WKRG News 5 at Noon", was one of the hosts for the live segments of "It's a MoonPie New Year" and the person interviewing Gretchen Wilson, one of the musical performers for the MoonPie Over Mobile celebration, in a segment recorded hours earlier (a live musical performance with Gretchen Wilson singing was broadcast shortly after the interview was broadcast)

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