Newscasts and Other Local Programming
CHCH currently airs 80 hours of local programming per week, more than any local television station in Canada or the United States. In contrast, CHAN in Vancouver broadcasts 45 hours of local news a week, WSVN in Miami airs 55.5 hours, WDAF in Kansas City runs 57.5 hours, WTVT in Tampa carries 60 hours and KRON in San Francisco does 60.5 hours of local programming each week. CHCH broadcasts 15 hours of local programming every weekday (4 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 5-7 p.m. and 11-11:30 p.m.) and two hours a night (6-7 p.m. and 11 p.m.-12 a.m.) on weekends.
On September 12, 2011, CHCH increased its local news programming by launching a 90-minute extension of Morning Live, called Morning Live First Edition, airing weekdays from 4-5:30 a.m. The show expanded to a finish time of 6 a.m. on September 10, 2012.
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