WBFF Baltimore Ups Bubala, Adds News At 6 P.M.

Sinclair-owned Fox affiliate WBFF Baltimore (DMA 26) has promoted reporter Mary Bubala to main evening news anchor effective Wednesday, Nov. 27. Bubala will co-anchor every evening newscast with current anchor Kai Jackson. Bubala replaces long-time anchor Jennifer Gilbert who recently announced her retirement from TV news. Also announced today, WBFF will expand its local news […]

DMA 3

WGN Chicago Adding 6 P.M. Newscast

Tribune-owned CW affiliate WGN Chicago will move a step closer to around-the-clock news with the launch next month of a one-hour newscast at 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. The addition will bring “Chicago’s Very Own” to a record 70½ hours of news each week, plus news produced throughout the day for its CLTV cable channel.

DMA 52 (BUFFALO, NY)

WIVB In Tight Battle With WGRZ At 6 P.M.

DMA 1

WPIX New York Launches 6 P.M. Newscast

DMA 85 (CHAMPAIGN, IL)

WCIA Expands 6 P.M. Newscast To An Hour

The Nexstar CBS affiliate in Champaign, Ill., will air weekdays from 6 to 7 p.m. starting April 6.

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KMSP Minneapolis Debuts New 6 P.M. Newscast

Fox-owned KMSP Minneapolis (DMA 15) introduced a new 6 p.m. newscast this week. Fox 9 News at 6 is anchored by Randy Meier, Kelcey Carlson and Chief Meteorologist Ian Leonard. The newscast will focus on enterprise news content, with data driven reporting as a component. In addition, it will feature “good news” in the community; […]

DMA 1 (NEW YORK)

WNYW Launches Reformatted 6 P.M. News

DMA 49

Louisville’s WDRB Slots New 6 P.M. Newscast

The Fox affiliate will launch the new half-hour broadcast on Sept. 14. It will boost the station’s news output to nine hours each weekday.

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WMAR Goes In-Depth To Shake Up 6 P.M.

Yesterday, the Scripps Baltimore ABC affiliate debuted its new ABC2 In Focus that it hopes will be an attractive alternative to the competiton. The half-hour newscast is more “in-depth” than “investigative,” featuring fewer but lengthier stories than typically appear on traditional newscasts.