Effective Monday, April 17, Fox-owned KTVU San Francisco (DMA 6)will add an 11 p.m. newscast. This Sunday-Friday half-hour will follow the station’s 10 p.m. News. In making the announcement, VP-GM Gregg Kelley said: “This expansion promises to build on the legacy of the 10 p.m. News, with the same commitment to excellence in journalism that […]
Billed as the “anti-network, 11 p.m. newscast,” the new weeknight broadcast will feature anchor Lucy Noland alongside meteorologist Kathy Orr and sports anchor Howard Eskin. It will also feature viewer-generated news.
The hour-long KRON4 News at 10 debuts on May 16 and will be anchored by Pam Moore and a co-anchor to be named later.
Tribune’s Fox affiliate will roll out the new broadcast on Aug. 17.
Tribune-owned KTLA Los Angeles added another hour of news last night. In what Tribune called a soft launch, viewers of the CW affiliate were treated to an 11 p.m. newscast anchored by 10 p.m. anchors Cher Calvin and Micah Ohlman.
The Grand Rapics, Mich., Fox affiliate, whose slogan has been “at 10 it’s news, at 11 it’s history,” is changing its tune. WXMI on June 2 will launch an 11 p.m. news program seven days a week.
Stations and networks gathered in Las Vegas are looking for new and better ways to reach the key adults 25-54 demo. And a big part of that is the 10 o’clock hour that can drive viewers to a station’s late news.