CBS 58 expands weekend, morning newscasts

CBS 58 (WDJT-TV) in Milwaukee is expanding newscasts on both CBS 58 and WMLW.

Beginning Saturday, the weekend editions of the CBS 58 News at 10 p.m. will become hour-long broadcasts with more news, weather, in-depth sports and political coverage. On Feb. 3, the CBS 58 Morning News, airing every weekday from 4:30 a.m. to 7 a.m. on WDJT, will expand for an additional hour on WMLW from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. WMLW currently carries a nightly hour-long CBS 58 News at 9 p.m.

“We understand that viewers are busy and need many different time periods to watch newscasts,” said Kent Harrell, News Director at CBS 58. With this expansion, we are giving them more opportunities to get the news they need.”

“We are growing our news across our on-air platforms. This is an investment that pays off for our viewers as it allows us to provide more local news, weather, political coverage and community events for Southeast Wisconsin,” said Mark Strachota, Vice President and General Manager of the Weigel Broadcasting Co. stations in Milwaukee.