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Thanks for watching ‘The Final Word’

By Dejan Kovacevic | Trib Total Media

‘The Final Word’ debuted last night on WPXI-TV, and the embedded video is down below.

Thanks to all who tuned in last night. The overnight rating in the 25-54 demographic — the one universally coveted by advertisers — won its time slot across the board in Pittsburgh. And, with all due respect to our seniors, if you’re building a show off social media with a live Twitter feed, you’re not targeting the 55-up bracket. (Though all are welcome!)

We have work to do, and we welcome any and all praise/criticism, whatever helps us get better. We’ve already talked out a few things ourselves. This was put together very quickly through the commendable effort of people at WPXI and the Trib — not me, I just watched and ate nachos — and they’re dedicated to having this program become a success.

One more time: Thank you!

Here’s the show in segments …


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Author: Dejan Kovacevic

Dejan Kovacevic, a lifelong Pittsburgher, is an award-winning sports columnist for Trib Total Media covering the Steelers, Penguins, Pirates, Pitt and, recently, his fourth Olympics in Sochi, Russia. He also appears on WPXI-TV's 'Subway Final Word’ and hosts a weekly show on TribLIVE Radio. For 2011, he was named one of the country's top four columnists by the AP Sports Editors. For 2012, he was named one of the country's top three columnists by the National Headliners. For 2013, he was named the state's top columnist by the Keystone Press Awards and top columnist in Western Pennsylvania by the Golden Quills.

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