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WPIX Begins 'News' At 4 AM

Beginning Monday, Sept. 20, Tribune CW affiliate WPIX New York's PIX 11 Morning News will sign on at 4 a.m. Expanding the newscast, the station said, allows it to be the only local station broadcasting news at 4 a.m. with local coverage straight through to 9 o'clock.

Said News Director Bill Carey. "PIX 11 is the leader with the most viewers in that half-hour, so we will lead the way again and expand to 4 a.m. This is a nice fit for people who have a long commute and busier days, as we remain committed to serving the changing needs of our viewers," With the extension of the morning newscast, WPIX will produce 32.5 hours of original, local news each week with PIX11 Morning News, PIX11 News at Ten and PIX 11 News Close-up.

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