Tribune Broadcasting’s Washington CW affil’s new broadcast will be anchored from Tribune’s WTVR Richmond, Va., with local reporters, MMJs, sports reporters, photographers and editors based in DC. It will debut on April 18.
WGN News at Ten will follow the Tribune station’s 9 p.m. newscast and feature anchors Mark Suppelsa and Micah Materre, Chief Meteorologist Tom Skilling and Dan Roan with sports.
Cox-owned ABC affiliate WFTV Orlando, Fla., has expanded its 10 p.m. news on co-owned independent WRDQ to one hour Monday through Friday. “We’ve been on an upward trend with the 10 p.m.,” said Shawn Bartelt, general manager of the two stations.
The longer local newscast produced by WPVI Philadelphia will begin airing seven days a week starting Sept. 8.
Gray Television NBC affiliate WSAZ Charleston-Huntington, W.Va. (DMA 65) is moving the 10 p.m. newscast it airs on its MNT subchannel to Lockwood Broadcast Group’s CW affiliate WQCW beginning Monday, March 31.WSAZ programs WQCW under a local management agreement. WSAZ anticipates acquiring WQCW on April 1, 2014. The newscast will also be expanding to one […]
The Wilmington, N.C., Fox affiliate’s evening newscast grows to an hour beginning Jan. 15.
The WISH-produced evening newscast on sister station WNDY will become an hour starting on Monday, Jan. 6.
2 News at 10 on LIN-owned CW affiliate WBDT Dayton, Ohio (DMA 63), is expanding from 30 minutes to one hour beginning Monday, Sept. 9 “The main reason for expanding 2 News at 10 on Dayton’s CW to one hour is due to audience demand,” said Joe Abouzeid, WDTN-WBDT president-GM. “We listen to our viewers […]
Starting Feb. 4, Hearst’s NBC affiliate in Harrisburg, Pa., will provide a half hour of latenight news an hour earlier (10 p.m.) seven days a week, but it will be broadcast over the air on the station’s ch. 8.2 and on Comcast and Blue Ridge Cable’s systems.
The Hearst NBC affiliate in Baltimore, which has seen a drop in its year-to-year news audience, is adding another newscast on its WBAL Plus subchannel starting March 5 that will be anchored by Kate Amara.
The CBS-owned independent plans to shift its half-hour 9 p.m. newscast to an hour later beginning Sept. 19. In that time slot, the newscast will compete with ratings powerhouse WFXT and WLVI, which airs news from sister station WHDH.
Two years after moving its long-running 10 p.m. newscast to 11 p.m., the Fox-owned MNT affil is going back. The half-hour newscast, The 10 O’clock News, will launch June 27.