‘RightThisMinute’ Continues Syndie Rollout in New York, L.A.

'RightThisMinute' Continues Syndie Rollout New York,

Strip revolving around viral vids has added 41 stations in 38 markets

MGM TV’s syndie strip “RightThisMinute” has cleared a big hurdle by landing station deals in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta and Boston.

“RightThisMinute” is produced by MagicDust TV and syndicated by MGM TV, and centers on viral videos spotted online. Series has also added a weekend edition, which will debut in September and feature “best of” segs from the week. Show will air on WNBC-TV New York, KABC-TV Los Angeles and WCIU-TV Chicago.

“Today’s audiences crave fast-paced, entertaining content that features up-to-the-minute web video hits,” said Phil Alvidrez, the MagicDust exec in charge of production.  “The depth and quality of our newly expanded list of station partners confirms that ‘RightThisMinute’ satisfies that demand.”

New stations in the “RightThisMinute” rollout including the NBC, ABC, Gannett, Sinclair and Sunbeam groups.

 

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  1. When I see a story about Right This Minute I have to stop and comment because it’s the cheapest looking show I’ve ever seen on TV. The talent is … well, there is no talent there. The clips are the same one’s you see on GMA in the morning. It’s insulting to a TV audience to put this in front of them.

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