Newscasts debuting this weekend… Edition #33

Another set of local newscasts are debuting this weekend and that’s before a mega list of newscasts that’ll be either debuting or being shortened on Monday. Here is this weekend’s list and its by day, time order and market size.

Saturday September 10th, 2016

  • 7:00-8:00 AM: WGN Morning News at 7:00 a.m.
  • 8:00-9:00 AM: WGN Morning News at 8:00 a.m.

WGN in Chicago. The station has turned Independent recently last Thursday September 1st and therefore with no CW E/I programming around, WGN can do whatever they want with their newscasts and therefore, will expand their weekend morning news to two hours and changing start times from 6:00-7:00am to starting later from 7:00-9:00am.

  • 6:00-6:30 AM: FOX 13 News – Good Day Utah at 6:00 a.m.

KSTU in Salt Lake City. Its an extra half-hour for the now three-hour long morning broadcast, the longest weekend morning news broadcast in the market. They’re available by themselves at 6:00 and 8:00am while it competes against KUTV 2 (CBS) at 7:00am.

  • 8:00-9:00 AM: KY3 News – Ozarks Today at 8:00 a.m. on The Ozarks CW

KYCW-LD and KSPR 33.2 in Springfield, MO. KYTV 3 expands its popular weekend morning newscast over to its sister station, The Ozarks CW with an additional hour at 8:00am while KYTV 3 keeps its original hour at 7:00am.

  • 6:00-7:00 AM: Q13 News This Morning at 6:00 a.m. on JOE TV
  • 7:00-8:00 AM: Q13 News This Morning at 7:00 a.m. on JOE TV
  • 8:00-9:00 AM: Q13 News This Morning at 8:00 a.m. on JOE TV
  • 9:00-10:00 AM: Q13 News This Morning at 9:00 a.m. on JOE TV

KZJO in Seattle – Tacoma – Everett. KCPQ 13 will be producing and airing their newest weekend morning newscast over on its sister station and will not do so on KCPQ 13 due to other commitments including E/I and FOX Sports programming.

Sunday September 11th, 2016 (15th anniversary of the 9/11 Attacks)

  • 8:00-9:00 AM: KY3 News – Ozarks Today at 8:00 a.m. on The Ozarks CW

KYCW-LD and KSPR 33.2 in Springfield, MO. See above.

  • 6:00-7:00 AM: Q13 News This Morning at 6:00 a.m. on JOE TV
  • 7:00-8:00 AM: Q13 News This Morning at 7:00 a.m. on JOE TV
  • 8:00-9:00 AM: Q13 News This Morning at 8:00 a.m. on JOE TV
  • 9:00-10:00 AM: Q13 News This Morning at 9:00 a.m. on JOE TV

KZJO in Seattle – Tacoma – Everett. See above.

That’s it for this upcoming weekend, but if any more do debut this weekend, the blog and our social media channels are the place to be for those updates. Have a great weekend and never forget those who died on 9/11 as we remember on Sunday.

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