Charlotte Station to Expand News on Digital Subchannel

By Kevin Eck Comment

WBTVCharlotte CBS affiliate WBTV is adding to its morning and evening newscasts on its digital subchannel.

The Charlotte Observer reports the morning news will begin airing from 7:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. on the digital channel showing the Bounce network. The station will also add an hour of news at 8:00 p.m.

WBTV news director Dennis Milligan told the Observer. “It will generate some income, or we wouldn’t be doing it.”

The extended morning news will feature the anchors from WBTV’s 4:30 to 7:00 a.m. show. No anchor has been named for the 8:00 p.m. news.