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Tales From The Main Line: Realtor Sues CBS3 Over Dead Animals

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

The last time we checked in with the legal cases of those Mainliners, there was an illegal wine ring to uncover. So what is it this time? Animal carcasses. Ya know, pretty similar. According to the Daily News, CBS3 is being sued by Main Line Realtor Andrea Straub for defamation, emotional distress, and more, “saying […]

Readers Screengrab: Remedial Philly Lessons For CBS3, Please

Monday, January 7th, 2013

Philadelphia geography lessons: CBS Philly needs them. The first item refers to an incident at 61st & Market, not exactly Southwest Philly. The error in the second item is fairly obvious. Oy, there’s nothing like The Worst News to give you those 14th Street Blues.

CBS3, The Worst News, To Broadcast NYE Fireworks Because There’s Nothing Quite As Disappointing As Fireworks On TV

Friday, December 28th, 2012

Planning on staying home alone on New Year’s Eve with nothing but broadcast television to keep you company? Two things: Jesus, man. And, a programming note: Celebrate 2013 — a live broadcast of Penn’s Landing’s New Year’s Eve fireworks spectacular — will air Monday, December 31st, 11:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. on CBS3, aka the […]

If You Would Like Your Head To Explode, Do Please Watch This CBS3 Report On The Instagram Mess

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Now, a few things about this: Though it’s very true that Action News (RIP) has long had the market cornered on fear-mongering, anti-news, sheer stupidity, we have still contended for years that CBS3 is the very worst local television news available in the Philly market. Why CBS3 and not Action News? Because with Action News, […]

Proving It Is The Absolute WORST News In The City, CBS3 Goes Ahead And Runs…

Monday, January 9th, 2012

“South Philadelphia Woman Finds Image of Jesus On Window Blinds.” Annnnd scene. Jesus Christ, indeed.

Noontime Nuggetz: Patrick Rodgers’ CBS3 Moment

Monday, February 21st, 2011

In the wake of an Inquirer story we posted about last week, local goth promoter Patrick Rodgers was the subject of this piece on CBS3 news — also known around here as “The Worst News” — about how he flipped the script on Wells Fargo. We would have loved to have been a fly on […]

Dept. Of Hey, You Really Went For It: CBS3 And The Bloody Snow Plow

Friday, January 28th, 2011

A reader sends along this note and the following screen grab: Snow plow death. 4 o’clock news. Obviously I’m having a snow day. Thank you for the bloody killer snow plow graphic. I had to rewind and take a pic. I’m not the arbiter of good taste but like, dude, a lady friggin died. We […]

CBS3, You Make The Hipster Grifter Story Seem Even More Stupid Than It Already Is

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

If it bleeds gives you a handjob with its mouth, it leads. Apparently, CBS3, easily the worst local TV news in the city, led with the Hipster Grifter last night, so it seems like we have at least one thing in common with them. (And don’t think we’re not doing some soul-searching today over that […]

Fun With Typos: CBS3 Copy Editor Once Again Tricked By Proximity Of “G” To “B” On Keyboard

Wednesday, December 12th, 2007

Previously: Philebrity To CBS3 Copy Editor: Groan

Philebrity To CBS3 Copy Editor: Groan

Thursday, October 11th, 2007

Early reports indicate that so far, they’ve nabbed Joan of Arc, Amelia Earhart, Ophelia and in a very rare “get,” Eve, from the bible. Authorities are confident that this is just the beginning in a series of heroine busts. CBS3: You Don’t Even Understand What It Is You’re Doing Wrong, Do You? Previously: CBS3: Hates […]

Alycia Lane Naughty Email Flap Causes Hottest CBS3 Intrigue Since Club Kama Sutra Bust

Tuesday, May 1st, 2007

As hot as she is, Lane seems like a high-maintenance pain in the ass. During sweeps week a couple years ago, she did a weeklong counseling session with Doctor Phil over her busted marriage, which I recall lasted a little over a year. The last time I saw such a pathetic, simultaneous cry for help, […]


Wednesday, December 13th, 2006

With a side of Larry “Golden Showers” Mendte on the side, yo.

Breaking: CBS3 Discovers Sparks

Wednesday, July 5th, 2006

Would you trust this woman? Neither would we, pal, neither would we. But to tens of thousands fearmongering moms in the Del-Val, Stephanie Stahl is the go-to gal for news about nagging prostates, diabetic shock inflicted by Fun Dip, and other modern miracles. So imagine our glee when we caught wind of this whole “SPARKS […]

And Now, The Best Tweets About The 2016 Mummer’s Parade

Monday, January 4th, 2016

“You know, compared to previous years the Mummers Parade hasn’t been nearly as offens—” — Dan McQuade (@dhm) January 1, 2016 Happy New Year everybody! As you are doubtlessly aware, this year’s Mummer’s parade was yet another embarrassment to the city that came complete with protesters being kept away even though they shouldn’t have […]

Rumblings: Strike Threats, The Weather And Bears. Oh My

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

>>> Just in time for the papal visit, photographers and technicians at CBS3 and NBC10 voted to strike on Tuesday. Timing, they say, is everything. As is the art of negotiating, demonstrated skillfully here. >>> Speaking of NBC 10, Kathy Orr, the station’s former meteorologist, has found a new home at Fox29 starting this Sunday. […]

Breaking: The Weather Is Weathery Out There With A Chance Of Weather

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Snow totals? I want 'em. But @katebilo and @KathyOrrCBS3 won't share. At least not until 5:00. @CBSPhilly — Chris May (@chrismayCBS3) March 3, 2015 WHY WON’T THESE TEMPTRESSES SHARE THE WEATHER WITH US? WHAT KIND OF DANGEROUS GAME ARE THEY TRYING TO PLAY? WILL THIS BE THE DOOM OF US ALL?

Stephanie Stahl’s “WWE Exclusive” Is Basically A “Suck It, Cronkite!” Down Through The Ages

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Pro wrestling & #concussions, a big lawsuit. The guys are emotional & compelling. @WWE Don't miss my exclusive at 11 — Stephanie Stahl (@StahlCBS3) January 29, 2015 We’ve said it before and we will keep saying it until it’s not true anymore: CBS3, you are the worst news.

Blatant, Disgusting Hate Crime That Was Definitely A Hate Crime Deemed “Possible Hate Crime”

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Gay couple recounts savage Center City beating in what could be a hate crime: — (@phillydotcom) September 16, 2014 Most of the big local news outlets have released reports of the beating of two gay men who were buying pizza in Center City when they were provoked and then verbally and physically assaulted […]

The Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards… Exist

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Comcast SportsNet (up for the Mid-Atlantic Emmy for “Station Excellence”), NBC Philadelphia, CBS3, WHYY, and pretty much everybody in Philadelphia’s regional media network, and Temple, Drexel, and pretty much everybody in Philadelphia’s college network besides Penn, are all up for Mid-Atlantic Emmys. Nomination ceremonies were held at three locations including Philly’s Stadium Holiday Inn to […]

Salty Water Taffy May Be New Jersey’s State Candy, While We Pennsylvanians Are Getting Closer To Having A State Gun

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

Have you ever wondered to yourself what all of those state governments do when they aren’t doing anything important? Of course you don’t, you were around for the Year of the Bible. But did anyone learn from this? No, and while some states spend time doing kinda cute things, others try to name official state […]