The new hour-long, weekday 4 p.m. newscast debuts Aug. 3 with anchors Anthony Ponce and Sally Schulze.
Today, Standard Media Group’s ABC affiliate WLNE Providence, R.I. (DMA 56), is debuting what it calls “Southern New England’s only local 4 p.m. news program,” First at Four with Alana Cerrone. “We are delighted to add First at Four with Alana Cerrone to our news programming, said Tina Castano, general manager. “With the COVID-19 pandemic […]
Graham Media’s NBC affiliate KPRC Houston (DMA 7) has expanded its KPRC 2 News at 4 p.m., anchored by Keith Garvin and Christine Noël, to one full hour starting Monday, Sept. 23. The extended newscast will leadoff a two-and-a-half hour news block with KPRC 2 News at 4, KPRC 2 News at 5, NBC Nightly […]
The 4 O’clock News debuts Monday, Sept. 9, at 4 p.m. The hour-long broadcast features anchors, Wayne Garcia and Nora Hart, and weather from Chief Meteorologist Mark Nelsen.
With the new broadcast that will launch this fall, Nexstar’s Indianapolis CW affil will provide 75 hours of local news and programming per week.
Fox-owned WTTG Washington will debut an hour-long 4 p.m. newscast this spring. With this addition, WTTG and co-owned WDCA will broadcast 13.5 hours of locally produced news and entertainment programming each weekday, and 78.5 hours each week, which, the stations say, is more than any other station in the market. In making the announcement, VP-GM […]
Cordillera Communications’s NBC affiliate WLEX Lexington, Ky., is doing away with its 4 p.m. newscast and replacing it with the syndicated Canadian lifestyle series Cityline.
Nexstar-owned NBC affiliate WDTN Dayton, Ohio (DMA 64) is expanding its weekday local programming with the launch of 2 News First at 4, what it calls “the Miami Valley’s first and only 4 p.m. local newscast,” beginning Monday, Sept. 11. The hour-long program will kick-off the station’s evening news block, airing Monday through Friday at 4 p.m. […]
Graham Media Group’s independent WJXT Jacksonville, Fla. (DMA 47), will launch the market’s first 4 p.m. daily newscast, News4JAX at 4pm, on-air and livestreaming on all platforms starting Jan. 23. The half hour newscast will be followed by Inside Edition at 4:30. “Jacksonville is a passionate local news town,” said Bob Ellis, VP-GM. “The people that live here want to know […]
Hearst-owned ABC affiliate WCVB Boston (DMA 9) will launch a 4 p.m. newscast, NewsCenter 5 at 4, beginning the week of Nov. 7. NewsCenter 5 at 4 will replace Inside Edition, which will move to 4:30 p.m., and will be followed by NewsCenter 5 at 5. The new NewsCenter 5 at 4 will following Ellen at 3 […]
Telemundo’s Chicago outlet will debut the new broadcast on Sept. 26 with Anabel Monge and Alfonso Gutierrez as co-anchors.
Telemundo-owned KDEN Denver (DMA 17) will introduce a new half-hour weekday newscast on Monday, Sept. 26, at 4 p.m. Carlos Rausseo and Pamela Padilla will co-anchor Noticiero Telemundo Denver a las 4 PM. “As a local television station, we have a responsibility of keeping our Spanish-language viewers informed with the local news and information they need […]
With the Sept. 12 introduction of the hour-long The Four, the Raycom Fox affiliate in Birmingham, Ala., will be producing nearly 60 of local news a week.
Monday marks the start of a 4 p.m. weekday newscast on NBC-owned WMAQ Chicago, increasing NBC 5’s output to 41 hours of local news each week. Marion Brooks will anchor the additional half-hour, with co-anchor duties shared by Rob Stafford and Dick Johnson (similar to the lineup for the 4:30 p.m. newscast).
Cox-owned WFXT Boston (DMA 8) is set to launch Fox25 News at 4:00 p.m. beginning Monday, April 25. Elizabeth Hopkins and Blair Miller will co-anchor the weekday newscast with Chief Meteorologist Kevin Lemanowicz. The additional hour of news gives WFXT a three-hour block of local news coverage from 4 to 7 p.m. “The addition of […]
The new newscast debuts on April 25 and will bring the Hearst ABC affil in Kansas City’s local news coverage to 51 hours a week.
The Cox-owned Fox affiliate will introduce a 4 o’clock newscast starting in mid-April. The new broadcast will be anchored by Blair Miller and Elizabeth Hopkins, with chief meteorologist Kevin Lemanowicz on weather.
NBC-owned WNBC New York today named Stefan Holt co-anchor of its soon-to-be launched 4 p.m. newscast. Holt joins WNBC from WMAQ, NBC’s Chicago O&O, where he currently co-anchors the station’s weekday morning and midday newscasts. Along with three other NBC-owned stations, WNBC said last month that it will be adding an hour-long 4 p.m. newscast […]
WIVB Buffalo, N.Y., News Director Scott Levy has confirmed that the Media General-owned CBS affiliate is planning to start a 4 p.m. newscast by the end of March.
NBC Stations in New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Hartford, Conn., will debut hour-long 4 p.m. newscasts in May.
Beginning Monday, Jan. 25, the one-hour newscast will be anchored by Lisa Gonzales and Brian Heap, with weather delivered by KCRA meteorologist Eileen Javora.
A number of NBC O&O’s are said to be looking into launching a 4 p.m. newscast. You see the earlier news popping up in more and more markets and it is happening lately because of all the political ad dollars in play.
Tegna-owned CBS affiliate KHOU Houston (DMA 10), is expanding KHOU 11 News at 4 p.m. to one hour beginning Sept. 14. Beyond news, weather and sports coverage, the program will bring back popular segments such as Len at Work, and provide expanded focus on important issues of the day. “We’ll be looking to our viewers […]
The new First at Four debuts Monday, Sept. 14, on the Raycom NBC affiliate. Ashlea Kosikowski will anchor.
The Now San Diego debuts Sept. 14 and will feature anchors Ariel Wesler and Anne State, with meteorologist Angelica Campos.
With these two moves, the Fox O&O in San Francisco-Oakland adds 7.5 hours of local news per week.
The Scripps-owned ABC affiliate will introduce The Now, a one-hour local news broadcast, on April 20. The new show, says News Director Terri Cope-Walton, “will be a different kind of newscast for viewers in this market. It will be a little less buttoned-up than traditional newscasts.”
Weigel Broadcasting’s Milwaukee CBS affiliate is expanding its news footprint, adding weekday newscasts at 4 p.m. and an hour of local news Sunday mornings.
Beginning Jan. 12, the Capitol Broadcasting CBS affil, WRAL, will produce a 4 p.m. newscast on its sister Fox affiliate.
The Sinclair-owned Baltimore Fox affiliate will launch a 4 p.m. weekday newscast starting Jan. 12, Bill Fanshawe, the station’s general manager, confirmed today. Fanshawe also confirmed that WBFF is going to launch a 24/7 digital weather channel in conjunction with Weather Nation perhaps as soon as next week.
Meredith’s Fox affiliate in Greenville-Spartanburg, S.C., will debut the new broadcast on Oct. 20.
Mum’s the word, but rehearsals have been underway for weeks at Fox’s Chicago O&O on a hybrid news-and-talk show set to air at 4 p.m. weekdays. Tentatively titled Studio 32, it’ll be fronted by Jeff Herndon and Dawn Hasbrouck, who already anchor Fox 32’s 9 p.m. newscast.
The expanded weekday newscast launches Aug. 25. In addition, the station names Phil Aldridge its new sports director.