Sinclair Broadcast Group’s popular news show “The National Desk” is now getting a late-night time slot as well. The original new program will expand into an evening broadcast from 10 p.m.-12 a.m. (EDT), and 7 p.m.-9 p.m (PDT) on September 27, 2021. “The National Desk’s” new additional hours will be available to audiences across the country on 68 stations (including all MY and CW Network channels owned-or-operated by Sinclair), STIRR, Sinclair’s free OTT streaming platform, as well as Sinclair’s news websites.
“Whether you are looking for the day’s biggest headlines, or what’s happening right next door, it is imperative communities small and large can access the news they need anytime, anywhere,” said Scott Livingston, Senior Vice President of News at Sinclair Broadcast Group. “We have seen ‘The National Desk’ do exactly that, and this is why our viewers value its content with such high regard. We look forward to ‘The National Desk’s’ coverage highlighting even more groundbreaking news morning and night, every weekday.”
An anchor for the evening portion of “The National Desk” has not yet been announced. The morning news is currently hosted by award-winning anchor Jan Jeffcoat from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m, Monday through Friday.