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FOX 5 expands 'Good Day DC,' adds Saturday morning news

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FOX 5 will add eight hours of news per week to its local lineup, including an extra hour of Good Day D.C. every weekday and FOX 5 News Morning Sunday, and a two-hour Saturday morning newscast. 

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WTTG will add an additional eight hours of local news per week, announced Patrick Paolini, the station’s Vice President and General Manager. As part of this expansion, weekday newscast Good Day D.C. will add an additional hour, effective June 16th. The program will broadcast from 9-11 a.m. Monday through Friday.

Beginning July 12th, FOX 5 will add a newscast on Saturday mornings with FOX 5 News Morning, which will broadcast from 7-9 a.m. Additionally, an hour of news will be added to FOX 5 News Morning Sunday, which will begin an hour earlier and broadcast from 7-9 a.m.
 
In making the announcement, Paolini stated, “The appetite for more local news has increased; we listened and decided to expand. This is an exciting time for our industry, when local viewers demand relevant and accurate news with more immediacy than ever before, expecting us to  report beyond the headlines everyone else is reporting.”
 
WTTG FOX 5 Local News Lineup:
 
•    Monday-Friday 4:25-9 AM: “FOX 5 News Morning”
•    Monday-Friday 9-11 AM: “Good Day D.C.” (previously 9-10 a.m.)
•    Monday-Friday 5-6 PM: “FOX 5 News at 5 PM”
•    Monday-Friday 6-6:30 PM: “FOX 5 News at 6 PM”
•    Monday-Sunday: “FOX 5 News at 10 PM” from 10-11 PM and “FOX 5 News Edge” from 11-11:30 PM “News Edge at 11 p.m.”
•    Saturday 7-9 AM: “FOX 5 News Morning” (new)
•    Sunday 7-9 AM: “FOX 5 News Morning” (previously 8-9 a.m.)
•    Saturday and Sunday 6-7 PM: “FOX 5 News at 6”
 
WTTG FOX 5 is part of the FOX Television Station group, one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 18 markets and covering nearly 37.35% of U.S. television homes. This includes six duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Washington D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.

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