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KOMU Scales Back Interactivity on Google+ Newscast

KOMU‘s interactive newscast is moving to noon and scaling back on Google+ involvement from viewers beginning later this month.

Jennifer Reeves, the interactive director of the Columbia NBC-affiliate, told TVSpy the interactive newscast is not being cancelled, noting that the only changes are “the show’s time, name and format changes to boost its professionalism.”

“We’re scaling back on how we present interactivity in a way our audience is more wiling to accept,” Reeves said. “This is partly the challenge of bringing new delivery to a traditional space.” Read more

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Miami’s WTVJ Adds 4 Hours of Morning News to Weekend Programming

WTVJ, the NBC owned-and-operated station in Miami, is adding three new newscasts on weekends beginning this Saturday.

Station president and general manager Ardyth Diercks said WTVJ is “excited to be able to serve our viewers on weekend mornings.” Sharon Lawson, who has been with the station since 2003, will anchor the newscasts, with weather forecasting by meteorologist Jennifer Reeves.

The revamped lineup will see hour-long newscasts at 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. Saturday, bookending NBC’s “Today” show, and a two-hour newscast at 6 a.m. Sunday, leading in to “Today” at 8 a.m. and “Meet the Press” at 9 a.m.

Read the full release from NBC after the jump. Read more