Newscasts debuting this weekend… Edition #22

WICU-TV 12 and WSEE-DT 35.3 / Erie, PA (“WICU 12”)
WDSU 6 / New Orleans (“WDSU”)

We do have another week of the latest newscasts that will be debuting this weekend. Let’s do this.

Saturday October 17th, 2015

  • 8:00-9:00 AM: Erie News NOW Sunrise at 8:00 a.m.

WICU in Erie. The station is adding the area’s first-ever weekend morning newscast with anchor Eva Mastromatteo and First Warning Weather with Meteorologist Katie McGraw. It will be the ONLY weekend morning newscast in Northwest Pennsylvania.

  • 6:00-7:00 PM: WDSU News at 6:00

WDSU in New Orleans. TVSpy reports that WDSU 6 is adding an hour-long 6:00 p.m. newscast on Saturdays beginning tomorrow with Gina Swanson, WDSU 6 Exact Weather with Meteorologist Kweilyn Murphy and Sports with Fletcher Mackel and Sharief Ishaq.

WDSU 6’s News Director, Jonathan Shelley:

“WDSU has long recognized the need and appetite for local news on weekends. For many years, WDSU was the only station providing local news on weekend mornings. Now, we are once again adding the resources necessary to meet viewer demand for local news in the evening hours.”

So that’s it for this weekend. If we get any more, we will let you know. Enjoy the weekend.

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