WAGA Atlanta Expanding ‘Fox 5 News At 4:30 P.M.’
Fox-owned WAGA Atlanta will expand the Fox 5 News at 4:30 p.m. to begin at 4 p.m. Effective Nov. 23, the hour-long, weekday newscast will follow Judge Judy and precede the station’s Fox 5 News at 5 p.m. With this addition, WAGA will produce 12.5 hours of live, local news each weekday and 73 hours of local news per week, more than any other local television station in the market.
Anchored by Christine Sperow, the expanded Fox 5 News at 4 p.m. will provide an extra half-hour of the fast-paced roundup of the most critical news of the day, highlighting key local and national stories. The wide-ranging program will cover all topics pertinent to Atlanta and north Georgia residents, from politics and government, to health concerns, local events and breaking news.
WAGA Storm Team Chief Meteorologist David Chandley will continue to provide weather updates throughout the newscast. The Fox 5 News at 4:30 p.m. launched in March 2020 and is currently No. 1 in its time period, according to Nielsen 2020 data.