NBC Owned Stations Expand Local Newscasts
On Monday, March 16, NBC owned stations in New York (WNBC), Los Angeles (KNBC), San Francisco-Bay Area (KNTV), Miami-Fort Lauderdale (WTVJ), and Hartford, CT (WVIT) began airing a new, half-hour weekday local newscast in their markets at 7 p.m. ET / PT, while WRC-TV airs the new half-hour of news at 7:30 p.m. ET, and NBC owned stations in Chicago (WMAQ) and Dallas-Fort Worth (KXAS) kicked off a new half-hour newscast at 6:30 p.m. CT.
NBC owned stations in Philadelphia (WCAU) and Boston (WBTS) already air local news at 7 p.m. KNSD San Diego will continue to air regular programming.
In addition, NBC owned stations in eight markets started airing a new weekday newscast at 11:30 p.m. ET / PT on March 16, delivering their communities a full hour of late, local news Monday to Friday.
The markets are New York (WNBC), Los Angeles (KNBC), Philadelphia (WCAU), Dallas-Fort Worth (KXAS), San Francisco-Bay Area (KNTV), Boston (WBTS), Miami (WTVJ), and San Diego (KNSD).
NBC stations in Chicago (WMAQ), Washington (WRC-TV) and Hartford (WVIT) will air regularly scheduled programming.