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ATLANTA, Ga and MIRAMAR, Fl, Oct. 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gray Television, Inc. (“Gray”) (NYSE: GTN) and NBCUniversal Local’s Telemundo Station Group, introduced at this time a information collaboration to increase Telemundo Station Group’s “Noticias Telemundo Texas” to Gray’s seven Telemundo affiliated Texas stations (Odessa Midland / KTLE, Waco-Temple-Bryan / KWTX / KBTX, Laredo / KXNU / KGNS, Lubbock / KXTQ, Amarillo / KEYU, Tyler – Lufkin / KLTV / KTRE, Wichita Falls-Lawton / KSWO / KKTM), starting October 10 at 5am CT. As a results of this partnership, Spanish-speaking audiences in a complete of 13 Texas DMAs will obtain dwell information and updates, and climate forecasts on weekday mornings.
“We are elated about the first ever news collaboration with NBCU Local’s Telemundo Station Group. Serving our audiences with quality news and valuable information is why we are in the television business. This partnership will allow us to provide nearly triple the amount of Texas-based news in Spanish to approximately 429,000 Hispanic homes throughout Gray’s seven Telemundo affiliate markets in Texas,” mentioned Susan Sim Oh, Vice President of Strategy and Operations for Gray Television’s Telemundo Station Group.
“Noticias Telemundo Texas” is a brand new two-hour, early morning weekday newscast that was launched by NBCUniversal Local’s Telemundo Station Group on September 26 throughout 5 Telemundo owned stations in Texas (Dallas Fort Worth / KXTX, Houston / KTMD, San Antonio / KVDA, Harlingen-McAllen / KTLM, El Paso / KTDO). “Noticias Telemundo Texas” is produced from NBC KXAS / Telemundo KXTX studios in Fort Worth with reporters from Telemundo owned stations in Texas contributing with native studies from their communities.
As a part of the information collaboration, Gray’s Telemundo affiliated stations in Texas will present native information content material from their respective markets and can broaden the presentation of “Noticias Telemundo Texas” for Spanish-speaking communities within the state. With this collaboration, Gray’s Telemundo affiliated stations in Texas can be offering extra information than some other Spanish-language information shops in its Texas markets.
“We are pleased to team up with Gray TV and to expand our “Noticias Telemundo Texas” newscast to extra communities within the state,” added Ozzie Martínez, Executive Vice President, Multi-platform News, Original Programming, Standards for Telemundo Station Group. “From discussing the headlines that are leading the day to providing more context about the issues impacting Texans, our newscast will now reach and inform even more communities.”
In addition, Gray’s Telemundo affiliated stations in Texas will simulcast Telemundo 39 / Dallas or Telemundo 60 / San Antonio’s 4:00p weekday newscasts starting late October. The dwell information simulcasts will lead into Gray’s Telemundo affiliated stations’ 4:30p / 5:00p native newscasts.
“Noticias Telemundo Texas” to air within the following TX markets (DMA ranks):
Telemundo owned stations (launched the newscast on Sept. 26):
- Dallas / KXTX
- Houston / KTMD
- San Antonio / KVDA
- McAllen / KTLM
- El Paso / KTDO
Gray Telemundo affiliated stations (to launch newscast starting Oct. 10):
- Odessa – Midland / KTLE
- Waco -Temple-Bryan / KWTX / KBTX
- Laredo / KXNU / KGNS
- Lubbock / KXTQ
- Amarillo / KEYU
- Tyler – Lufkin / KLTV / KTRE
- Wichita Falls-Lawton / KSWO / KKTM
Newscast Programming Among Texas Gray-owned Telemundo Affiliated Stations:
|Market||M-F Morning Newscast (CT)||M-F Late Afternoon Newscast (CT)||Simulcast Market|
|Amarillo||5a – 7a||4p – 5p||Dallas|
|Lubbock||5a – 7a||4p – 5p||Dallas|
|Tyler – Lufkin||5a – 7a||4p – 5p||Dallas|
|Waco – Temple – Bryan||5a – 7a||4p – 5p||Dallas|
|Wichita Falls – Lawton||5a – 7a||4p – 5p||Dallas|
|Odessa – Midland||5a – 7a||4p – 5p||San Antonio|
|Laredo||5a – 7a||4p – 4:30p||San Antonio|
About Gray Television
Gray Television, Inc. is a multimedia firm headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Gray is the nation’s largest proprietor of top-rated native tv stations and digital property within the United States. Its tv stations serve 113 tv markets that collectively attain roughly 36 % of US tv households. This portfolio contains 80 markets with the top-rated tv station and 100 markets with the primary and/or second highest rated tv station. It additionally owns video program firms Raycom Sports, Tupelo Media Group, and PowerNation Studios, in addition to the studio manufacturing amenities Assembly Atlanta and Third Rail Studios. For extra data, please go to www.grey.television.
About Telemundo Station Group
The Telemundo Station Group, a part of NBCUniversal Local division, contains 31 native Telemundo owned stations. The stations ship Spanish-speaking audiences within the U.S. and Puerto Rico the easiest native information, climate, client and investigative reporting, and life-style leisure throughout any platform and display. The station group additionally operates TeleXitos, a Spanish-language multicast community that delivers action-adventure tv collection and films with out subtitles.
Susan Sim Oh / Susan.Oh@grey.television
Telemundo Station Group
Melissa Castro / email@example.com