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NYC Stations Cover Manhattan Ferry Accident

New York City stations pivoted from the usual morning programming this morning as more than 50 people were injured in a ferry accident in Lower Manhattan.

WABC was the first station to report the news at 9:13 a.m., breaking into “Live! With Kelly and Michael.” WNYW, which was in the last hour of “Good Day New York,” was next at 9:19 a.m. WNBC reported the news at 9:22 a.m., interrupting “Today,” and WCBS was next at 9:24 a.m., breaking into “The Doctors.”  WPIX reported the news at 9:43 a.m.

WNYW was the first station with ground shots of the accident at 9:24 a.m. and with a live shot from the scene, with reporter Robert Moses, at 9:37 a.m. All five stations have remained in continuing coverage into the 11amET hour.

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