DULUTH, MN – WDIO has a 9 p.m. newscast on MeTV (WDIO-DT 10.2). The 30-minute weekday newscast, debuted on Monday, June 29 and features WDIO anchor Darren Danielson, chief meteorologist Justin Liles, sports director Alicia Tipcke and WDIO’s award-winning staff of journalists covering the stories affecting viewers throughout the Northland.
“WDIO News at 9pm on MeTV will provide local viewers the high-quality local news, weather and sports they’ve come to expect from the number-one rated news operation at an earlier time,” WDIO General Manager Debra Messer said on its debut. “Our viewers have asked for more news and we’ve responded.”
Me-TV, which broadcasts more than 50 different classic television series each week, can be seen over-the-air on digital channel 10.2 or 13.2.
It is also seen on the following cable and satellite TV providers:
Spectrum/Charter: 196 (Twin Ports), 190 (Ashland/Hayward/Ironwood)
Paul Bunyan: 20
SCI Broadband: 81
DISH Network: 13
The newscast expansion also comes at a time when newscast viewership has increased on television and digital platforms. These live broadcasts will also air on WDIO’s website (wdio.com), mobile app, and connected TVs.
With the addition of the new 9 p.m. newscast, WDIO airs 21.5 hours of news weekly:
Good Morning Northland, Monday-Friday 5 - 7 a.m.
WDIO News at 5pm, Monday-Friday 5 - 5:30 p.m.
WDIO News at 6pm, Monday-Saturday 6 - 6:30 p.m.
WDIO News at 9 p.m. on Me-TV, Monday-Friday 9 - 9:30 p.m.
WDIO News at 10 p.m., Monday-Sunday 10 - 10:35 p.m.
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