Small minor newscast changes… #107.

WJCL 22 / Savannah, GA - Hilton Head, SC (
WJCL 22 / Savannah, GA – Hilton Head, SC (“WJCL 22”)
KOAA-TV 5 / Pueblo - Colorado Springs (
KOAA-TV 5 / Pueblo – Colorado Springs (“KOAA 5”)

FIRST ON THE BLOG: Some small changes to report in two markets, mainly expansions.

Just recently, WJCL 22 has expanded its Sunday 11:00pm newscast to a full hour with WJCL 22 News at 11:35. Its now the ONLY hour-long 11:00pm newscast on Sundays in the market. It remains as a half-hour newscast at 11:00pm on Saturdays, but is temporarily moved to 11:30pm during the college football season from ESPN on ABC.

Another recent change is that KOAA 5 has added another hour of its Sunday morning newscast. News 5 Today expands to 6:00am on Sundays and becomes a two-hour morning newscast on Sundays from 6:00-8:00am. The 6:00am hour allows KOAA 5 to compete against weekend morning newscasts in the market from KRDO 13 (ABC) and KXRM 21 (FOX). The 7:00am hour remains all by themselves. On Saturdays, it remains as an hour-long newscast from 7:00-8:00am, due to the preceding Saturday edition of Today from 5:00-7:00am.

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

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2 thoughts on “Small minor newscast changes… #107.

  1. No newscast expansions anywhere in the past few weeks on this blog. Newscast expansions must be in the doldrums. I think this is the longest time period this blog has not reported any newscast expansions since this last blog was posted.

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