Newscasts debuting this week… Edition #41.

A new month comes in a new week which comes in a new list of newscasts debuting this week. Here’s this week’s list and its bigger than last week’s for sure.

Monday February 1st, 2016

  • 4:30-5:00 AM: NewsChannel 11 at 4:30 a.m.
  • 5:00-5:30 AM: NewsChannel 11 at 5:00 a.m.
  • 5:30-6:00 AM: NewsChannel 11 at 5:30 a.m.
  • 6:00-7:00 AM: NewsChannel 11 at 6:00 a.m.
  • 6:30-7:00 PM: ABC Tri-Cities News at 6:30
  • 7:30-8:00 PM: ABC Tri-Cities News at 7:30
  • 11:00-11:35 PM: NewsChannel 11 at 11:00

WJHL-DT2 in Tri-Cities, TN / VA. ABC begins on WJHL 11.2 tomorrow and it includes two exclusive newscasts on weeknights with other newscasts being some simulcasts of WJHL’s newscasts from its main channel.

  • 5:00-6:00 AM: News 9 Sunrise at 5:00 a.m.
  • 6:00-7:00 AM: News 9 Sunrise at 6:00 a.m.
  • 7:00-8:00 AM: News 9 Sunrise at 7:00 a.m. on FOX 9

WTOV-DT2 in Steubenville, OH – Wheeling, WV. The area’s ONLY local morning newscast after 7:00am begins tomorrow with an expanded edition of News 9 Sunrise.

  • 5:00-5:30 AM: CBS 7 Morning News at 5:00 a.m.

KOSA in Odessa – Midland, TX. KOSA 7 becomes the last station in the market to expand to 5:00am after KMID 2 (ABC) did so last year and KWES 9 / KWAB 4 (NBC) which expanded to 5:00am, a few years ago.

  • 12:00-12:30 PM: WXXV News 25 at Noon

WXXV in Biloxi – Gulfport – Pascagoula, MS. This addition becomes the third one in 6 months after they added weekday morning news in September of last year around the same time they added Sunday night news at 9:00 and 10:00pm. By the way, that exact detail is what made me hit the big time as my two articles from September is now recently featured on TVSpy.

  • 5:30-6:00 PM: WVLT Local 8 News at 5:30

WVLT in Knoxville. Reported just a few minutes ago, WVLT 8 becomes the third station in the Knoxville market to have a 2-&-a-1/2-hour early evening news block after WATE 6 (ABC) and WBIR 10 (NBC).

  • 7:00-7:30 PM: Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 at 7:00 on This TV Pittsburgh

WTAE-DT2 in Pittsburgh. The station is adding a half-hour newscast on a subchannel that’s devoted to movies, not news. Jackie Cain with news and Mike Harvey with weather as part of the new newscast.

That’s it for this week. If anything else changes, you should know where our social media channels are located. Have a great week!


One thought on “Newscasts debuting this week… Edition #41.

  1. PS the logo to KHQA-TV 7 in Quincy, IL also a CBS station has a very similar ugly logo and look almost exactly like the ugly ass logo on KOSA-TV 7 in Midland/Odessa.


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