Tampa’s WTSP Set to Launch 5:30 p.m. Newscast


By Andrew Gauthier Comment

St. Petersburg Times

WTSP logo Local CBS affiliate WTSP-Ch. 10 will match its local competitors’ newscast schedules this summer, launching a new 5:30 p.m. newscast to bump Inside Edition, stating June 7.

The show, led by top evening anchors Reginald Roundtree and Heather Van Nest, will also feature chief meteorologist Tammie Souza. Inside Edition will move to 4:30 p.m. behind Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

The move is the last step in a long road back from the days when WTSP aired the syndicated show Dr. Phil at 5 p.m. to impressive ratings. More…