ABC7 cancels ‘7Live’ talk show

Bermudez and Copeland. ABC7 photo. KGO-TV is canceling “7Live,” its 3-4 p.m. talk show featuring Brian Copeland and Lizzie Bermudez, effective April 27, due to low ratings. The cancelation was first reported by Matthew Keys, a social media editor at Reuters and a former KGO producer. He says KGO will fill the hour with syndicated programming until the fall when the station adds Katie Couric’s new talk show. Keys says management informed the show’s staff on Wednesday and that it’s

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Report: Copeland tapped for ABC7 3 p.m. show

Media blogger Rich Lieberman reports that comedian, commentator and radio host Brian Copeland has been picked by KGO ABC7 to host a weekday show at 3 p.m. Lieberman based his report on a reliable broadcast source, and he quotes Copeland as saying, “That’s an interesting rumor.” Copeland’s show would replace “View from the Bay,” but no date has been set for its start. A live audience is planned, according to Lieberman. Copeland was a regular for several years on “Mornings

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