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WTAE Gears Up For Fall Sports With Expanded Sunday Night Newscast

WTAE, the ABC affiliate in Pittsburgh, will debut a new full-hour, sports-focused 11 p.m. Sunday newscast beginning this weekend.

Shannon Perrine (pictured, right), who has helmed the weekend evening newscasts since 2009, will continue as anchor. She will be joined by meteorologist Ray Petelin, who is a recent hire at the station, and sports anchor Guy Junker.

The program will deliver “expanded weekend sports coverage with the latest on the Steelers, Pirates, Penguins, Pitt, Penn State and West Virginia, as well as national, regional and more local sports news and highlights,” according to the station announcement.

“We are expanding our commitment to news, weather and sports on Sunday night,” said WTAE president and general manager Michael Hayes. “As the weekend winds down and a new week begins, Channel 4 will be there to deliver more news, weather and sports to meet the needs of our viewers.”

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