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Fox Stations Expand Newscasts in Several Markets, Including LA, Atlanta and Philly

fox logoFox Television Stations is adding newscasts in several major markets this year. Newly-announced expansions are at KTTV in Los Angeles, WAGA in Atlanta, KMSP in Minneapolis, WJZY in Charlotte, WTXF in Philadelphia, KTBC in Austin and WHBQ in Memphis (which Fox will give up control of later this year).

Fox had previously announced additional newscasts at WTTG in Washington and KSAZ in Phoenix.

“Uninformed critics say big companies are cutting local news,” Fox Television Stations CEO Jack Abernethy said in a statement. “However, the opposite is true at FOX. We are expanding in a big way.”

A full list of the planned expansions is after the jump.

FOX Television Stations 2014 News Expansions:

Station Market Time Period Date Effective
KSAZ FOX 10 Phoenix Saturday

6-7 a.m.

4/26/14
KSAZ FOX 10 Phoenix Sunday

6-8 a.m.

4/27/14
WTTG FOX 5 Washington, D.C. Monday-Friday

10-11 a.m.

6/16/14
KTTV FOX 11 Los Angeles Monday – Friday

12 p.m. expands to full hour

12-1 p.m.

6/30/14
WAGA FOX 5 Atlanta Saturday

8:30 – 9 a.m.

 

7/5/14
WHBQ FOX 13 Memphis Sunday

6-8 a.m.

7/6/14
WTTG FOX 5 Washington D.C. Saturday

7-9 a.m.

7/12/14
WTTG FOX 5 Washington D.C. Sunday

7-8 a.m.

7/13/14
KMSP FOX 9 Minneapolis Sunday

10-11 a.m.

7/13/14
KMSP FOX 9 Minneapolis

 

Sunday

10:30-11p.m.

7/13/14
WJZY FOX Carolinas Charlotte Monday-Sunday

6-7 p.m.

July 2014
WJZY FOX Carolinas Charlotte Monday-Friday

4:30-9 a.m.

August 2014

 

WJZY FOX Carolinas Charlotte Saturday

5 – 8 a.m.

August 2014

 

WJZY FOX Carolinas Charlotte Sunday

5-9 a.m.

August 2014

 

WTXF FOX 29 Philadelphia Saturday

8-10 a.m.

9/6/14
WTXF FOX 29 Philadelphia Sunday

8-9 a.m.

9/6/14
KMSP FOX 9 Minneapolis Monday-Friday

6-6:30 p.m.

9/6/14
KTBC FOX 7 Austin Monday-Friday

10-10:30 p.m.

August 2014
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