Kiii-TV has expanded its morning newscast, 3News First Edition, by one hour as of Monday, April 22. The locally produced news program is broadcast from 7-8 a.m. Monday through Friday on Kiii-TV's MeTV station.
MeTV (Memorable Entertainment Television) is available to viewers free over-the-air on Digital Antenna Channel 3.2. Time Warner Cable subscribers can tune to Channel 876, Grande Cable
subscribers to Channel 281 and Cable One subscribers to Channel 2.
The additional sixty minutes will provide viewers with more local news, weather and traffic information, plus special features designed for morning audiences. The 3News anchor team of John Thomas, Jane Monreal and Kristin Diaz will inform viewers to the top stories making news overnight along with updated weather conditions, traffic reports and interviews with local leaders and organizations.
"We are proud to expand our morning newscast to the viewers of South Texas," said Richard Longoria, Kiii-TV News Director. "It's all part of our commitment to our communities, to provide our viewers with more local news and as much information as we can deliver to help start their day informed."
"We are pleased to add another hour of 3News First Edition for our viewers who want more local information during that important hour," said Dan Robbins, Vice President and General Manager of Kiii-TV. "The format will provide more time for special issues and a variety of topics for our viewers."
3News First Edition can be seen weekday mornings from 5-7 a.m. on Kiii-TV, followed by ABC's Good Morning America. The additional hour of the newscast can be seen on MeTV, free over-the-air on Digital Antenna Ch. 3.2. Time Warner Cable Ch. 876, Grande Cable Ch. 281 and Cable One Ch 2.
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