The weekend edition of the New York CW affil’s broadcast begins Sept. 26 and will be anchored by Jackie Hyland and Peter Thorne.
After the launch of PIX News at 6:30 last week, Tribune-owned CW affiliate WPIX New York today announced its adding a weekend addition of the broadcast. Beginning Sept. 26, PIX News at 6:30 will air daily from 6:30 to 7 p.m.
PIX News at 6:30, the only local news in the time period, began airing weekdays on Sept. 14. The weekend edition will be anchored by Jackie Hyland and Peter Thorne and will follow the same format as the weekday newscast, with “11 Stories Making News Right Now” and a mix of multiple dynamic live shots, fast-paced in-studio news, video pix of the day, weather, traffic and sports.
WPIX produces 33½ total hours of local news (all available in HD) each week.