Monday, August 20, 2012

40/29 to Provide a LIVE. LOCAL. LATE BREAKING Newscast for The CW

Source: KHBS/KHOG Beginning tonight, August 20th and airing seven days a week, viewers will be able to watch 40/29 News on the Arkansas CW at 9:00 p.m. 

Using the award-winning newsgathering resources from its sister station 40/29 TV (the ABC affiliate in the Fort Smith/Fayetteville TV market), the 9:00 p.m. newscast on The Arkansas CW will offer local viewers an earlier option for the LIVE. LOCAL. LATE BREAKING. coverage they have come to expect from 40/29 News.  40/29 News at 9 on the Arkansas CW will feature familiar faces, including Angela Taylor, Drew Michaels, and sports with Mike Jacques.  On the weekends, Jay Plyburn and Brittany Bell will anchor the coverage.  As is always the case with 40/29 newscasts, teams of field crews from across the entire region will cover the important news of the day from Fort Smith, The River Valley and all of Northwest Arkansas.

“We’re committed to giving viewers a comprehensive late news option at 9:00 p.m. on the Arkansas CW,” said KHBS/KHOG-TV President and General Manager, Brian Sather.  “I know other stations have chosen to deliver a different kind of experience at 9:00 p.m., but we plan to offer a substantial, fast-paced traditional 30 minute newscast filled with local news, delivered by our award-winning team of journalists,” added Sather.

“I’m looking forward to offering our local viewers more options for the LIVE. LOCAL. LATE BREAKING. coverage they’ve come to expect from us,” said 40/29 News Anchor, Angela Taylor. “We appreciate our local viewers and now they have a more convenient option to get what they need before they go to bed…”

7 Comments:

At 10:03 PM, August 20, 2012, Anonymous Anonymous said...

zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.....yet another copy and this is a real winner....zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

 
At 3:26 AM, August 21, 2012, Anonymous Anonymous said...

"but we plan to offer a substantial, fast-paced traditional 30 minute newscast filled with local news, delivered by our award-winning team of journalists,” added Sather",


All I saw was national news..oh and maybe 1 local story

 
At 4:48 PM, August 21, 2012, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Lets just see how the ratings for this newscast will compare to the "FOX24 News Edge at 9:00PM" on KFTA FOX24.

 
At 4:52 PM, August 21, 2012, Anonymous Anonymous said...

...As well as KFSM's 9:00PM newscast on KXNW.

 
At 2:24 AM, August 22, 2012, Anonymous Anonymous said...

what bugs me is that they want a faster pace newscast....why? Just report it correctly without mistakes.

Or is it story count that 29/40 depends on?

 
At 7:52 PM, August 23, 2012, Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's better than that dude on fox. He's a joke.

 
At 10:52 PM, August 25, 2012, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Can't wait for this. With all the late, breaking news out of that area. Hogs, Hogs, Hogs. Maybe they will be able to get a HD picture out of NW Arkansas, KARK can't.

 

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