Anchors had been appearing all weekend in front of a green-screen "virtual" set, standing behind a small round table that one might see in the bar of a TGIFridays.
The makeover is the first at the station in nearly 20 years.
According to Madden's brief announcement, the new set won't be ready until the end of the month. In the meantime, she added, there will be occasional progress reports posted on the station's "web-channel" (insert eye-roll here).
While the new set is long overdue, it won't do much good if the current regime populates it with dead wood like J-Pa, Thiedlecki, Maladroit, the Mastre-bator, Swollen Smollen, EjacucastAuthority Jumpy Jim Flowers, and the tools that help run the "Sports Machine" while Webbs naps in a Barcalounger.
Mixing a few raisins in with mouse turds won't make that dish any more appetizing.