A small minor newscast change… #86

KGUN-TV 9 / Tucson (“KGUN 9”)
KWBA-TV 58 / Sierra Vista – Tucson (“The CW Tucson”)

FIRST ON THE BLOG: Some few changes involving one more newscast in two stations in Southern Arizona (Tucson).

Since yesterday, Monday August 1st, KGUN 9 has expanded its weekday morning newscast, KGUN 9 News – Good Morning Tucson to 4:30am. It becomes the second station in the market to expand to 4:30am after KOLD 13 (CBS) has done so for quite some time now, a few years actually. This means that the program is now on from 4:30-7:00am.

However, the program remains as 4:30-7:00am because just recently, KGUN 9 has taken down the 7:00am hour that it aired for its sister station KWBA 58. It was known as KGUN 9 News – Good Morning Tucson Extra and it did compete against the first hour of KMSB 11 (FOX)’s 2-hour morning newscast, FOX 11 News Daybreak at 7:00am but now KMSB 11 holds reigns to having the ONLY 7:00-9:00am morning newscast in the area. That newscast is produced by their sister station KOLD 13 under a SSA.

Other than that, there are no other major additions or expansions to report on at this time.

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5 thoughts on “A small minor newscast change… #86

  1. I wonder if any of the TV stations in the Tucson Market will ever get Saturday and Sunday Morning newscasts? The Tucson TV market really needs to get weekend morning news.

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  2. Looks like all of the scripps stations besides WTVF will eventually expand all of their morning newscasts to 4:30am and possibly adding the now newscast!

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