Charlotte 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.