One of the best things that could happen to news at KTTV was the big adios of Carlos Amezcua from the afternoon and nightly broadcasts. This resulted in a major breather for FOX KTTV Execs and Management to make some very serious changes, anchor wise. Bob Decastro and Tony McEwing are two of my favorite news anchors, Jeff Michaels too where the guys are concerned. These guys are all comfy as anchors or doing specialty reports and are very well balanced for their roles at KTTV. Carlos adios opened opportunities and a smart likeable chap, Bob Decastro’s time had come. In my opinion, long overdue and the management saw it was right too. Bob paired with Araksya Karapetyan was a perfect match up. In fact Araksya seems even happier then with Tony. So that fixed up the morning news a lot by pulling a younger couple together and lots of fun. Bob is very well balanced, a likeable personality and should do well for a long time unless some stupid vegetable screws it all up, something other than broccoli 😉 that’s a big hint.
In the case of Tony joining the very tall Christine Devine. Tony’s a big guy, has a great personality (I just love it, the dude is spot on) and he matches up very well with Christine Devine as well, one of the longtime top anchors in SoCal. Of course since Christine is 19 feet 6 inches tall, Tony better not go overboard or she can cancel his ass faster than a postage stamp with a foot stomp 😮
Not to worry though, Tony has swami powers (he rode a camel as a maharajah) and can waive his fingers and chant out “TAKEETS” and then the only thing Christine can do is offer him guacamole and he will smile again. Then the nightly news will be restored back to normal. That said, my feelings are that the nightly news with Tony and Christine and the smoking hot Liz Habib (an Aries 😉 ) will do well.