About BILL GREEN
BiographyBill Green writes a weekly media column called "Stay Tuned." He is also editor of the Marco Eagle and marconews.com and is the columns content editor of community publications. If you'd like to write a column for the Marco Eagle, Banner, or Collier Citizen, contact Bill. Also send any questions you have about radio, TV, or cable. Your question may be used in a future column. Look for "Stay Tuned" in Saturday's Naples Daily News and at naplesnews.com.
STAY TUNED: Here are my 2013 TV disappointments; what about yours?
Published 12/16/2013 at 4 a.m.
Variety has its disappointments over the 2013. I have mine. They don't always match up. Variety recently named its “TV’s 10 biggest disappointments of 2013.” Some of their picks included Fox’s “The Following,” CBS’ “Under The Dome,” BBC One’s “Luther” ...
STAY TUNED: TV book stays, but at a cost
Published 12/09/2013 at 6 a.m.
Jan writes: “I am not too happy that I now pay $28.79 a month for Naples Daily News delivery and now I am asked to pay (if I agree to the ‘opportunity’) an additional $.75 weekly for the TV guide.
STAY TUNED: Fox Business Network's Liz Claman to broadcast from financial leadership conference in Naples
Published 11/11/2013 at 7 a.m.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group will host the sixth annual Global Financial Leadership Conference Nov. 18-20 at the Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort in Naples.
STAY TUNED: Thursday ripe for shark sightings in Naples
Published 11/04/2013 at 5:35 a.m.
Southwest Florida is no stranger to sharks; ruthless, hungry, aggressive hunters of the deep that are both feared and admired. This week, a different kind of shark invades Naples shores, and while this one may not be deadly, she’s aggressive ...
STAY TUNED: Name that newscast
Published 10/28/2013 at 2:13 p.m.
Friend of the column Jim Ramsburg, who writes about the golden age of radio at jimramsburg.com, sent me the following about the new title of WINK’s 11 p.m. news, “Nightbeat:” “ ‘Nightbeat’ was originally the title of an NBC newspaper-mystery ...
STAY TUNED: Fall 2013 TV scorecard
Published 10/21/2013 at 7:30 a.m.
Only a month into the new fall season and we already have some big winners and even bigger losers.
STAY TUNED: Comcast has something to Tweet about
Published 10/14/2013 at 9 a.m.
Comcast seems to be making it harder and harder for you to not like them. I’m hearing nothing but positives about X1, the new platform that features four tuners and lots more storage space for your TV programs. If you ...
STAY TUNED: Discovery debuts 'Skunk Ape' series; speed-walking with WINK
Published 10/07/2013 at 8 a.m.
After Tuesday, Southwest Florida may be forever changed in the eyes of the world. Why? The first two episodes of “Skunk Ape” debut on Discovery Channel
STAY TUNED: 'Agents' of change: Did Marvel live up to the hype
Published 09/30/2013 at 6 a.m.
It’s fair to say that “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” was one of the mostly highly anticipated shows of the fall season. It delivered impressive numbers nationwide, 11.9 million total viewers.
STAY TUNED: 'The White Queen' and the new 'Queen' of talk
Published 09/23/2013 at 6 a.m.
The British TV invasion, reader questions, Fox refocuses. The drama opens in 1464 and is set against the backdrop of the “War of the Roses.” What makes this series so special is that it focuses primarily on the women caught ...
The question for Naples TV viewers isn't what to watch, but how
Published 09/08/2013 at 6 a.m.
What we watch on TV these days will dictate how we get our TV -- and how much we pay. But there's a lot of wiggle room in the options.
OWN to air 'All My Children,' 'One Life to Live'
Published 06/26/2013 at 4:22 p.m.
"All My Children" and "One Life to Live" are returning to TV in July
STAY TUNED: WINK TV's Jim Farrell dissects Florida's wild weather
Published 10/21/2011 at 12:36 p.m.
Bill Green talks to weather veteran Jim Farrell about Florida's always-fascinating weather patterns.
Craig Wolf planea combatir despido por la NBC-2
Published 05/20/2011 at 5:06 p.m.
Apenas pasa una semana sin que alguien me escriba para preguntarme sobre el ex presentador ejecutivo de noticias para NBC-2, Craig Wolf.
STAY TUNED: The badly-needed return of SIMON
Published 03/05/2011 at 2:38 p.m.
“American Idol” fans, are you going through Simon Cowell withdrawal? I know I am. Patrick Nolan will be Parade grand marshal for the St. Patrick's Day Parade.
STAY TUNED: With new jury mix, ‘American Idol’ moves
Published 11/24/2010 at 2:19 p.m.
When it premieres Jan. 19, the new season of “American Idol” will be the most radically altered season since its debut. New rules, new judges and a new airing pattern are just some of the changes to expect. Gone are ...
Stay tuned: Your thoughts on cable news
Published 11/12/2010 at 4:25 p.m.
After seeing our readers’ poll last week on cable news, the one in which Fox News won decisively.
STAY TUNED: The fall of our discontent
Published 10/08/2010 at 8:50 a.m.
The new fall season is off to an abysmal start. “Hawaii Five-O” is the only new show that made the top 20 this week. And it was down. “Five-O” premiered with 14.2 million viewers. In its second week, it earned ...
STAY TUNED: Truth seekers replace con men on Fox
Published 10/01/2010 at 12:16 p.m.
It’s no lie; “Lone Star” is history. After just two episodes, the show about a con man trying to turn his life around (sort of) has won the distinction of being the first series of the new season to be ...
STAY TUNED: Forget 2012, “World” ends Friday
Published 09/04/2010 at 6 a.m.
“As The World Turns,” which began just two years after this market’s CBS affiliate, WINK, signed on in 1954, will depart the airwaves next week. The last episode is at 2 p.m. Friday. “World” and “Edge of Night” were the ...
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