CNY Central expands news coverage on CW6

CNY Central is excited to announce that the CW6 News at Ten will be expanding to a full hour of news weekdays starting Monday, August 30th.

CW6 has been providing news and weather to viewers that do not want to wait until 11 o TMclock for their news. said Matt Mulcahy. Expanding to an hour will give viewers even more opportunity to get their news and weather at a more convenient time.

Joining Matt Mulcahy on the expanded show will be Lisa Spitz, who is a familiar face to Central New Yorkers. Besides reporting the latest news and updates, Matt and Lisa will discuss the hot topics of the day, and give viewers the opportunity to interact and express their views.

Social Media and Networking sites are such a big part of our lives now. Spitz said. We TMll use tools like Facebook and our own to communicate with our viewers and make them part of the conversation.

The CNY Central Weather Team will expand their weather coverage during the full hour and give viewers many opportunities to get the forecast and important weather information.

CNY Central TMs news, weather and sports departments are striving to give viewers more opportunities and more choices to get the information they need where they want it and when they want it, said Chris Geiger, President of CNY Central.

CNY Central is comprised of WSTM-NBC3, WTVH-CBS5, WSTQ-CW6, CNY Central (WSTM DT 3.3) and CNY Central is the largest producer of news, weather and sports coverage in Central New York. Its coverage area spans 15 counties covering Greater Syracuse, Oswego, Fulton, Watertown, Rome, Utica, Ithaca, Cortland and the Finger Lakes regions.

In addition to local news and network programming, CNY Central stations carry popular syndicated shows such as Ellen Degeneres, Dr. Phil, Access Hollywood, Live with Regis and Kelly, Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy! and How I Met Your Mother. Also, CNY Central is the largest broadcast provider of sports programming including the New York Yankees, Buffalo Bills, New York Giants, NFL football, NCAA basketball including March Madness and the Final Four, PGA Tour golf, the Olympics and much more.

Barrington Syracuse LLC owns WSTM and WSTQ and operates WTVH through an agreement with Granite Broadcasting Corporation.