Pope: Network Return To Soap Operas

By Brian 

> The visuals from St. Peter’s Square are outstanding. Who cares if it’s a free commercial for the Catholic church?

> FNC has cut the crawl and changed its chyron title to “Habemus Papam!”

> On NBC, Brian Williams acknowledged several times that he was anchoring the special report from makeshift studios in Oklahoma City — the NBC affiliate KFOR — while covering the 10th anniversary of the bombing.

> NBC was the first network to return to local programming, at 1:06pm. ABC signed off at 1:13pm. “For Peter Jennings and all of us at ABC News, I’m Charlie Gibson. Good day.” CBS “network coverage will end at 1:28:51pmET,” Newspath says.