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Jane McGarry

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2012

    Jane McGarry Out at NBC 5 After Pleading Guilty To Drunk Driving

    NBC 5 anchor Jane McGarry is gone effective today, the station announced in a statement released a while ago. Long-time NBC 5 news anchor Jane McGarry announced that she will leave effective today, Tuesday, July 10, 2012. Tom Ehlmann, NBC 5 president and general manager said, "We support Jane's de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    After Jane McGarry's DUI, Her Fans Want Her to Know: We Still Want You to Read Us Things

    Longtime NBC 5 anchor Jane McGarry got popped for DUI over the weekend. She was stopped early Sunday morning in a 2007 Porsche, WFAA reported, after failing to use her signal on the tollway. She refused to take a breathalyzer and was booked into Dallas County jail, where they apparently let her fres ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    Bush Bash at Borders

    Danny Fulgencio​Guesstimations put the Borders crowd at 1,500-plus, all save for the VIPs still wrapped all the way 'round Preston Royal Shopping Center waiting for Dubya. He won't be here till 9, and at present media is penned (even the late-arriving Jane McGarry) on the patio -- and me without m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2010

    You Stay Classy, Mike Snyder

    ​This morning, I opened my in-box to find a lengthy retrospective put together by KXAS-Channel 5 for last night's farewell to Mike Snyder, whose 30-year run as reporter and anchor for the NBC owned-and-operated has come to an end. It is, of course, narrated by the only person suited for the job: J ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2010

    We Still Love You, Jane McGarry: KXAS Lands New Anchor Team for 10 O'Clock News

    Jane McGarry and Mike Snyder are together at 5 and 6 p.m.; McGarry's out, though, at 10 p.m.​Jane McGarry, who's been at KXAS-Channel 5 since 1982 and was named our Best Local Anchor in '01 (really?), is out at 10 p.m. beginning tonight. Meredith Land will be named her permanent replacement. KXAS ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2009

    Channel 5's About to Go Off the Air Again. But This Time, It's Totally On Purpose.

    Courtesy Benny Benavides/NBCDFW.comHow Brian Curtis and Jane McGarry spent last night's evacuation following an electrical fire at KXAS-Channel 5​KXAS-Channel 5 was supposed to go off the air at 11 this morning -- there's still much repair work to be done after last night's electrical fire that kn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2009

    KXAS-Channel 5 Posts Video of Mike Snyder's "Farewell," Only to Leave Out the Best Part

    Perhaps you heard Mike Snyder and Jane McGarry's tearful parting of ways this morning on Dunham and Miller, where the closing segment of Monday's 10 p.m. KXAS-Channel 5 newscast seemingly played on a loop. The station's story concerning Snyder's new deal with the NBC affiliate -- as mentioned in May ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2009

    D/FW's Longest-Tenured Duo Finally Breaks Up

    I appeared on NBC5's Out of Bounds Sunday night with Matt Barrie and hosted Monday's mid-day slot on 105.3 The Fan with NBC5's Newy Scruggs, yet still was somehow clueless that we're in the midst of a monumental alteration to our TV landscape. Was watching Channel 5's newscast last night when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2009

    McGarry/Bush 2: Electric Boogaloo

    When I saw that Jane McGarry had posted a comment to Unfair Park yesterday, I felt a tingling sensation in my Carly box. And with that, we present, in its entirety, the KXAS-Channel 5 anchor's interview with Lady Bush.Update: Since, yet again, some Friends of Unfair Park are having issues with the v ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2009

    McGarry/Bush

    KXAS-Channel 5 has wisely -- nay, brilliantly -- posted the entirety of Jane McGarry's sit-down with President Bush. You know how sometimes, 10 minutes isn't long enough? This is one of those times. A question, though: What is she saying at the start of the video? And what does it mean?Update: For s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2008

    Crazy Like a Fox, or: KDFW, KXAS to Slowly Merge Into the Same Station

    ... Fox! So, last week it was The Dallas Morning News and Star-Telegram trying to figure out how to share a sleeping bag. Today, it's Fox and NBC -- not the networks themselves (not yet), but the local affiliates owned and operated by the networks, which would indeed include KDFW-Channel 4 and KXAS- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2008

    Jane McGarry and Mike Snyder Just Got a Brand-New Boss

    Jane McGarry Looks like KXAS-Channel 5 is making news this a.m. -- at least in Chicago, where both the Sun-Times and Tribune make mention of the Dallas NBC affiliate's new president and general manager, Tom Ehlmann. Why's it a big deal up there? Because Ehlmann's VP and GM at WGN-Channel 9, longtime ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2007

    NPR Has the Bump Keys to Your Heart

    Late last week, police arrested three people -- 21-year-old Harry J. Rivera Perez, 40-year-old Hector Osorio and 36-year-old Carla Osorio -- for breaking into apartment complexes in Euless, Plano, Irving and Lewisville. They were stunningly efficient: Police say they hit dozens of apartments between ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2007
  • Blogs

    April 17, 2007

    A Brief Comment About Comments

    Uh. Yeah. Well. Hunh. Turns out that during our technical transition yesterday, we managed to lose some reader comments -- not that many, something like a couple hundred out of several thousand. Many of them were attached to Bible Girl items; apparently, the Lord does move in mysterious ways, becaus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2007
  • News

    March 1, 2007

    Oscar Oversight

    Never fear, we won't let the Academy Awards ignore sports

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2007

    Tracy Rowlett Talks About Leaving Channel 11, The Good Ol' Days and and Stations Obsessed With "Car Wrecks and Fires"

    This morning, we mentioned that KTVT-Channel 11 anchor Tracy Rowlett would be retiring in July 2008. We weren't necessarily shocked by the news; rumors of Rowlett's leaving have been circulating for months, if not years. (He's been through two contracts since moving to Channel 11 from WFAA-Channel 8 ... More >>

  • Music

    January 4, 2007
  • Blogs

    November 13, 2006

    Malas Noticias

    We mentioned it last month, and the Los Angeles Times repeats it once more today: If you get your local news from Telemundo, well, chances are it ain't really local. Nope--it'll come straight outta Fort Worth. That's because NBC Universal, Telemundo's parent company, is cutting $750 million from its ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2006
  • News

    December 23, 2004

    The Newy Factor

    How does someone who calls himself "Newdawg" compete with Dale Hansen? By not being Dale Hansen.

  • News

    April 10, 2003

    Me and My Beaver

    Plus: Where's Newy?

  • News

    June 6, 2002

    Seeing Red

    Channel 8 is full of evil people--unless they return my phone calls

  • Best of Dallas

    September 20, 2001

    Best Local TV News Anchor

    Jane McGarry, NBC 5 (KXAS-TV Channel 5)

  • Best of Dallas

    September 20, 2001

    Best Train Wreck of a Local TV News Anchor

    Mike Snyder, NBC 5 (KXAS-TV Channel 5)

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