WTXL Tallahassee Adding Weekend Morning News

Scripps-owned WTXL Tallahassee, Fla. (DMA 109), is introducint weekend morning news to its lineup beginning Oct. 3. Those newscasts will air live on Saturdays from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. and Sundays from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. “I am excited for the ABC 27 team to help families […]

WISH Adds Another Weekend Newscast

Randy Ingram, VP-GM of Circle City Broadcasting’s CW affiliate WISH Indianapolis (DMA 25), today announced an expansion of its Saturday 10 p.m. newscast, beginning Nov. 23. “We know viewers’ lives are very busy, especially on the weekend. We’re expanding our coverage, once again, to make it more convenient for them to stay informed with WISH-TV,” said Ingram. “We […]

DMA 50: NEW ORLEANS

WVUE’s ‘Morning Edition’ Expands To Weekends

Gray Television’s Fox affiliate WVUE New Orleans (DMA 50) said today it’s expanding its morning news program, Fox 8 Morning Edition, to weekend mornings. The two-hour show will air on both Saturday and Sunday mornings, debuting on Saturday, July 6, at 6 a.m. Sunday’s will see Fox News Sunday move to 8 a.m. WVUE reporter […]

DMA 25: PORTLAND, OR

KOIN Expands Weekend News Schedule

KOIN, the Nexstar Media Group-owned CBS affiliate in Portland, Ore. (DMA 25), will expand its weekend early evening newscasts by one half-hour, with additional local news content available online at KOIN.com. Beginning March 11, KOIN’s early evening local newscasts will start at 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, followed by CBS Weekend News at 6:30. […]

DMA 3

WGN Chicago Expanding Weekend Morning News

Tribune-owned CW affiliate WGN Chicago (DMA 3) is expanding its WGN Saturday Morning News and WGN Sunday Morning News by an hour beginning Sept. 10, changing from its original time of 6-7 a.m. to 7-9. The expanded newscast will be anchored by Sean Lewis and Tonya Francisco with weather by meteorologist Mike Hamernik. Tonya Francisco is being promoted […]

DMA 111: FT. WAYNE, IN

WANE Expands Sat. Morning News To 2 Hours

Beginning March 26, Media General’s CBS affiliate WANE Ft. Wayne, Ind. (DMA 111) will expand its  First News Saturday to two hours, from 7 to 9 a.m. “WANE-TV sets the standard for news in the Fort Wayne area,” said News Director Ted Linn. “It’s only natural to make a good thing even better. We’re the […]

DMA 37

WYFF Greenville Expands Sunday Late News

Hearst-owned NBC affiliate WYFF Greenville, S.C. (DMA 37), will add a half-hour to its Sunday 11 p.m. newscast. Starting Feb. 21, WYFF News 4 at 11 p.m. will expand to midnight providing a full hour of local news, weather and sports. According to WYFF, it will be the only station in the market to have […]

DMA 38: WEST PALM BEACH-FT. PIERCE, FL

WPBF Launches Additional Hour-Long Sat. News

Beginning this Saturday, WPBF, the Hearst-owned West Palm Beach, Fla., ABC affiliate will debut an additional hour of news, WPBF 25 News at 5:00, expanding the news block to 5-6:30 p.m. on Saturdays. Sanika Dange will anchor the newscast, along with meteorologist Taylor Grenda. “We are very excited about expanding our weekend newscast,” said WPBF […]

DMA 26: BALTIMORE

WBAL Expands Sunday Night Late News

Beginning this Sunday, Jan. 31, Hearst-owned NBC affiliate WBAL Baltimore (DMA 26)  expands its 11 p.m. Sunday edition of 11 News Tonight to one hour. The expanded newscast will also be available live and on demand online and on WBAL’s mobile app. “Whether you’re receiving it on our traditional broadcast channel or on a digital […]

DMA 138: COLUMBIA-JEFFERSON CITY, MO

KMIZ Launches Weekend Morning Newscast

The News Press & Gazette-owned ABC affiliate in Columbia-Jefferson City, Mo., new weekend schedule includes newscasts at 6 and 8 a.m.

DMA 1

WPIX New York Names Weekend Anchor Team

Tribune Broadcasting’s CW affiliate WPIX New York (DMA 1) today announced Kala Rama and Craig Treadway will anchor the station’s weekend newscasts at 5 and 10 p.m. beginning Saturday, Jan. 9. During the week, Rama and Treadway will also report for the PIX11 News at 6:30 p.m. Rama will join WPIX as a weekend anchor […]

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WFLD Adding 4 Hours Of Weekend News

DMA 59 (MOBILE, AL)

WALA Launching Weekend Morning News

Meredith-owned Fox affiliate WALA Mobile, Ala. (DMA 59), is introducing two new weekend newscasts. The new newscasts will air Saturday and Sunday mornings from 6 to 8 a.m. They are scheduled to debut on Aug. 8. Candace Murphy and meteorologist Matt Barrentine will anchor the broadcasts. Gary Yoder, WALA general manager, says that the additional […]

WFXT Boston Adding Weekend Morning News

DMA 35

WDJT Milwaukee Beefs Up News Schedule

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.

DMA 48 (JACKSONVILLE, FL)

WFOX Adding Weekend Morning Newscasts

The Cox-owned Fox affiliate in Jacksonville, Fla., will begin 6-9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday news broadcasts beginning this week.

Telemundo Launching 5 P.M. Weekend News

Noticiero Telemundo Fin de Semana will debut Oct. 4 and will be anchored by Edgardo del Villar.

DMA 1 (NEW YORK)

WLNY Expanding 9 P.M. News To Weekends

The evening newscast will begin July 12 with anchor Cindy Hsu, meteorologist Elise Finch and sports anchor Steve Overmyer.

DMA 3 (CHICAGO)

WGN Adding 5 P.M. Weekend Newscast

The new broadcast will debut July 12 on the Tribune-owned Chicago CW affiliate.

DMA 8 (WASHINGTON)

WTTG Expands News In Mornings, Weekends

The Fox Washington O&O boosts its local news lineup by eight hours a week by adding an additional hour to both Good Day D.C. and Fox 5 News Morning Sunday, plus a new two-hour Saturday morning newscast, bringing its weekly total to 56 hours.

DMA 12

KSAZ Phoenix Expands Weekend Newscasts

Starting Saturday, April 26, Fox-owned KSAZ Phoenix (DMA 12) is expanding its Fox 10 Arizona Morning is expanding by one hour. Anchors Ty Brennan and Kristen Keogh will be on the air for three hours starting an hour earlier, at 6 a.m. In addition, the station is adding Sunday mornings to the roster. Starting Sunday, […]

DMA 113 (YOUNGSTOWN, OH)

WFMJ To Launch Weekend Morning Shows

WFMJ Weekend Today set to launch Oct. 26. The new broadcast will air as both a lead-in and lead-out to the Saturday and Sunday NBC Weekend Today programs.

DMA 3 (CHICAGO)

WMAQ News Adds 2½ Hours On Weekends

The NBC station in Chicago will start its Saturday newscasts at 5 a.m. and is adding another half-hour on Sundays at 10 a.m.

DMA 2

KNBC L.A. Expands Weekend Newscasts

The NBC O&O adds 5 p.m. newscasts on Saturday and Sunday and 30 minutes to its Sunday 11 p.m. news.

DMA 48 (LOUISVILLE, KY)

WDRB to Add Weekend Morning Newscasts

The Block Communications Fox affiliate in Louisville, Ky., will launch a three-hour newscast on Saturday and Sunday  starting Jan. 19.