Lexington’s WKYT Will Not Expand Sports Coverage

By Andrew Gauthier 

Lexington Herald-Ledger

“Sports Spectrum,” a weekly feature on WKYT (Channel 27) won’t be expanded to a longer time slot during this year’s college football and basketball seasons.

News director Robert Thomas said the program will begin during the sports segment of the Saturday 11 p.m. newscast, as always, but it will end about 11:35 p.m. Previously, it aired until midnight during the sports seasons.


WKYT general manager Wayne Martin would not discuss why the show is being shortened.

Thomas noted that the expanded sports show “was something in this market that no one else did.” More…