FIRST ON THE BLOG: KUSA has dominated the 4:00pm timeslot for decades as part of its winning formula. However, one TV station wants to try to stop KUSA from doing so and we’ll give it to them… as a birthday present. Surprise!
FIRST ON THE BLOG: If you’ve been living under a rock, WHAG is expected to lose its NBC affiliation on this upcoming Friday, July 1st. With it comes changes, including becoming an Independent station with some programming from Heroes and Icons and a $1 million commitment to more local news from WHAG, thanks to their owners at Nexstar. Now that the date is almost here, I can reveal what will be the new newscast lineup at WHAG will be…
Yep. Just two newscasts debuting this week. Its slow months here at the blog but its only because of summer. Wait till the fall and you’ll be seeing a lot of newscasts debuting, especially in September. For now though, we got two debuting this week including a return for one.
FIRST ON THE BLOG: WFLD is currently the ONLY station in Chicago without an early-evening newscast. It’s also the last and remaining FOX O&O station without one. But come in less than two weeks, that will all finally (key word: FINALLY) change.
FIRST ON THE BLOG: Ahh… the 4th of July. An American national holiday and a treasure to celebrate. Food, fun, fireworks and firing off more local news in Nashville. Wait what? Yes, as the title says, nothing more American than WZTV ready to celebrate the 4th of July with an extra half-hour morning newscast.
FIRST ON THE BLOG: KOMO already delivers an hour-long 4:00pm newscast, every single weekday. And starting this weekend, 7 days a week.
FIRST ON THE BLOG: WCAX has a midday newscast in the Champlain Valley but is only 10 minutes to air for a different program at 12:10pm. Now, WPTZ has decided to go against that and go a full half-hour.