Newscasts debuting this weekend… Edition #35

We do have some few stations debuting local newscasts this weekend. Some are new while others are just finishing off. Again, done by day and time zone and if a tie, by market size.

Saturday, January 7th, 2017

  • 5:00-6:00 AM: WATE 6 News – Good Morning Tennessee at 5:00 a.m.

WATE in Knoxville. East Tennesee will be waking up to local news and weather on weekends at 5:00am and that begins in just a few hours time (as of this post). It will be the ONLY local news and weather on at that time in the market.

  • 5:30-6:00 AM: NBC Boston News Today at 5:30 a.m.
  • 6:00-7:00 AM: NBC Boston News Today at 6:00 a.m.
  • 9:00-10:00 AM: NBC Boston News Today at 9:00 a.m.
  • 6:00-6:30 PM: NBC Boston News at 6:00
  • 11:00-11:35 PM: NBC Boston News TONIGHT at 11:00

WBTS in Boston. It finishes its debut package or whatever you want to call it with the Saturday editions of its newscasts.

  • 7:00-8:00 AM: WRAL Morning News at 7:00 a.m. on WILM-TV 10

WILM in Wilmington. New hour for Saturday mornings from WRAL 5 (NBC) in Raleigh on Wilmington’s Independent station, WILM 10.

  • 8:00-9:00 AM: 7 News – Today in New England at 8:00 a.m.
  • 6:30-7:00 PM: 7 News at 6:30
  • 7:00-7:30 PM: 7 News at 7:00
  • 9:00-10:00 PM: 7 News at 9:00
  • 10:00-11:00 PM: 7 News at 10:00

WHDH in Boston. It will also finish its debut package in just a few hours time. Remember… the 10:00pm is also simulcast on their sister station WLVI 56.

  • 10:00-10:30 PM: WVLT Local 8 News at 10:00 on CW 20

WBXX in Knoxville. Just the Saturday edition is needed now for the debut and WVLT 8 will then have produced at least 7 days worth of local news for its newest sister station, WBXX 20.

That’s it for this weekend. Enjoy the NFL Wild Card weekend or whatever else you got going on. Check out our social media for updates if anything else develops. Have a great weekend!

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