WBRC Extends ‘Good Day Alabama’ Via Streaming
Beginning today, Gray Television’s Fox affiliate WBRC Birmingham, Ala. (DMA 43) is extending Good Day Alabama from 9 to 10 a.m. CT exclusively on streaming services.
“The launch of Good Day Extra represents the beginning of an exciting new era for WBRC FOX6 News,” said Shannon Isbell, WBRC news director. “Our viewers have told us they want more local stories, news, and weather. There is already a tremendous appetite for Good Day Alabama. So, we’re thrilled to be able to provide Good Day Extra — high-quality, live-streaming local news for central Alabama.”
With this additional hour, the station said, “viewers can expect a variety of content including First Alert weather and traffic to help prepare for the day ahead, as well as breaking and trending news to stay informed with everything going on in our local communities.”
The current morning team will continue for Good Day Extra. Mike Dubberly, Janice Rogers and Mickey Ferguson will be joined by Matt Daniel, Kelsey Davis and Clare Huddleston. As news breaks, expect live reports from Jeh Jeh Pruitt, Ugochi Iloka, Bakari Savage and Russell Jones.
Collin R. Gaston, WBRC VP-GM, added: “Our team is excited about this new opportunity to grow our streaming offerings for our viewers. This program expansion broadens our commitment to lead the Birmingham market with breaking news and local weather coverage that is On Your Side.”
WBRC Good Day Extra will be available on streaming devices at WBRC.com, the WBRC FOX6 News app and WBRC’s Roku and Amazon Fire channels.