Manuel Martinez, president, Telemundo Station Group
Telemundo stations will add a new half-hour local newscast from September 26th
28 de junio de 2016
The Telemundo Station Group announced that it will launch a new 30-minute newscast that will air weekdays at 5pm starting on Monday, September 26th.The news expansion in 14 Telemundo-owned stations will result in viewers receiving an additional 150 minutes of local breaking news coverage each week. In those markets, the new 30-minute newscast will replace Telemundo networks half-hour show, The Best of Caso Cerrado, and viewers will continue to enjoy Caso Cerrado with Dra. Ana Maria Polo every weekday at 3pm.The Telemundo-owned stations have transformed local Spanish-language news and the way Hispanic communities receive the local information that matters to them, said Manuel Martinez, president, Telemundo Station Group. This local news investment serves as a testament to our deep-rooted commitment and our sense of responsibility as local broadcasters to ensure that our Spanish language viewers who have been underserved for far too long receive best-in-class local news, up-to-the-minute weather forecasts and have access to important consumer information they need to help them stay ahead and be empowered consumers, added the executive.The Telemundo stations that will add the new half-hour newscast include: Telemundo 52 Los Angeles (KVEA), Telemundo 47 New York (WNJU), Telemundo 51 Miami (WSCV), Telemundo Houston (KTMD), Telemundo 39 Dallas-Fort Worth (KXTX), Telemundo Chicago (WSNS), Telemundo 48 Area de la Bahia (KSTS), Telemundo 60 San Antonio (KVDA), Telemundo Phoenix (KTAZ), Telemundo Tucson (KHRR), Telemundo 40 Rio Grande Valley (KTLM), Telemundo Denver (KDEN), Telemundo62 Philadelphia (WWSI) and Telemundo Las Vegas (KBLR).