Newscasts debuting this weekend… Edition #12

WNCT-TV 9 / Greenville – Washington – New Bern – Jacksonville, NC (“9 On Your Side”)
KPLC 7 / Lake Charles – Lafayette, LA (“KPLC 7”)

Its been a while since we’ve had a weekend where newscasts would debut. We finally got one and here’s the list, according to day and in time order by Eastern Time Zone.

Saturday June 27th, 2015

  • 6:00-7:00 AM: 9 On Your Side – The Weekend Morning Edition at 6:00 a.m.

WNCT in Greenville. The station becomes the last in the area (after WITN 7 – NBC and WCTI 12 – ABC) to offer a weekend morning newscast. This hour will compete against WITN 7.

Sunday June 28th, 2015

  • 6:00-7:00 AM: 9 On Your Side – The Weekend Morning Edition at 6:00 a.m.
  • 7:00-8:00 AM: 9 On Your Side – The Weekend Morning Edition at 7:00 a.m.

WNCT in Greenville. Unlike Saturdays, Sundays is 2 hours. The 6:00 a.m. hour is all alone by themselves while the 7:00 a.m. hour competes against both WITN 7 and WCTI 12.

  • 5:00-5:30 PM: 7 News – LIVE at 5:00

KPLC in Lake Charles. The station will become the ONLY local newscast on at 5:00 p.m. in both the Lake Charles (KFDM 6 – CBS; Beaumont, which is the de facto CBS station for the area; is on at 5:30 p.m.) and the Lafayette (KATC 3 – ABC and KLFY 10 – CBS; both serve Lake Charles, even though KATC 3 is the de facto ABC station for Lake Charles and KLFY 10 is not the de facto, since KFDM 6 is; are both on at 5:30 p.m.) TV markets.

If there’s more, we will let you know. Have a great weekend!

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