WDIO News at Nine on MeTV

WDIO News at Nine on MeTV | WDIO News at Nine on MeTV |

DULUTH, MN – WDIO has a new 9 p.m. newscast on MeTV (WDIO-DT 10.2).  The 30-minute weekday newscast, debuted on Monday, June 29. It features WDIO anchor Darren Danielson, chief meteorologist Justin Liles, sports director Chelsie Brown 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,” says WDIO General Manager Debra Messer.  “Our viewers have asked for more news and we’ve responded.”

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.

“WDIO News at 9 p.m. on MeTV is an investment in expanding local journalism,” says WDIO News Director Mike Schram.  “This new newscast highlights WDIO’s commitment to serve our communities throughout northern Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan with more news and information than ever before on all platforms.”

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.

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)
  • Mediacom:  113
  • Midcontinent:  140/588
  • Norvado:  134
  • Paul Bunyan:  20
  • SCI Broadband:  81
  • DISH Network:  13

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