NBC Boston Launches Jan. 1 on Channel 10 on Most Providers | NECN

NBC Boston Launches Jan. 1 on Channel 10 on Most Providers

Special "Countdown NBC Boston" channel begins Nov. 10 over-the-air; new website launches Nov. 10

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    NBC Owned Television Stations Group have announced that NBC Boston will launch on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, and provide both NBC network programming and all new NBC Boston local newscasts to viewers in the Greater Boston area, Southern New Hampshire and Northeastern Massachusetts. (Published Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016)

    NBC Owned Television Stations Group today announced that NBC Boston will launch on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, and provide both NBC network programming and all new NBC Boston local newscasts to viewers in the Greater Boston area, Southern New Hampshire and Northeastern Massachusetts.

    NBC Boston will be available to cable and satellite subscribers primarily on cable channel 10 and viewers should check their local listings. Over-the-air reception for NBC Boston (call sign WBTS), will be available on channel 8 or 8.2 depending on location. NBC Boston will also stream over the TV Everywhere platform.

    Beginning Nov. 10, a “Countdown NBC Boston” channel will be available to over-the-air viewers in preparation for the Jan. 1 launch of NBC Boston. During this time, viewers using over-the-air antennas are encouraged to rescan their television or set-top box to add channels 8 or 8.2 to their channel lineup before the Jan. 1, 2017, launch.

    On New Year’s Eve, "Countdown NBC Boston" will feature a full night of First Night Boston coverage live from Copley Square. More details will be announced in the coming weeks.

    NBC Boston’s local news lineup will feature some of the top journalists in the region including:

    NBC Boston Today (4:30-7 a.m.)

    Nick Emmons, anchor

    Melody Mendez, anchor

    Matt Noyes, chief meteorologist

    Natasha Verma, traffic anchor

    Latoyia Edwards, breaking news anchor

    NBC Boston Now (Noon)

    Brian Shactman, anchor

    Latoyia Edwards, anchor

    Michael Page, meteorologist

    NBC Boston at 4 (4 p.m.)

    Joy Lim Nakrin, anchor

    Shannon Mulaire, anchor

    Pete Bouchard, meteorologist

    NBC Boston at 5 (5 p.m.)

    Chris Emma, anchor

    Audrey Asistio, anchor

    Pete Bouchard, meteorologist

    NBC Boston at 6 (6 p.m.) and NBC Boston Tonight (11 p.m.)

    Phil Lipof, anchor

    Shannon Mulaire, anchor

    Pete Bouchard, meteorologist

    Raul Martinez, sports anchor

    NBC Boston at 7 (7 p.m.)

    Phil Lipof, anchor

    Joy Lim Nakrin, anchor

    Pete Bouchard, meteorologist

    Raul Martinez, sports anchor

    Weekend Morning News Team

    Jeff Saperstone, anchor

    Desiree Wiley, anchor

    Jackie Layer, meteorologist

    Weekend Evening News Team

    Kristy Lee, anchor

    Frank Holland, anchor

    Chris Gloninger, meteorologist

    NBC Boston’s weather coverage will include the largest weather team in the region along with an exclusive 10-day forecast, the SkyRanger helicopter, Weather Warrior storm chaser and the unprecedented state-of-the-art StormRanger, a fleet of mobile weather radar vehicles with a live Doppler radar that are exclusive to NBC and Telemundo-owned stations.

    “NBC Boston Responds,” a 24/7 consumer unit, will respond to every email and call the station receives from consumers with complaints from across the region. There will also be a dedicated investigative reporting unit called "The Investigators."

    NBC Boston will premiere an all new daily lifestyle program called "The Hub Today" which will air Monday through Friday at 12:30 p.m. and focus on the top fashion, food and travel stories of the day. Each Sunday morning “This is New England,” a new public affairs program, will feature a panel of newsmakers from around the region discussing local issues.

    Additionally, NBC Boston will carry NBC’s signature programs including “The Today Show” (7 a.m.), “NBC Nightly News” (6:30 p.m.), “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” (11:30 p.m.), “Late Night with Seth Meyers” (12:30 a.m.) and “Sunday Night Football.” Daytime syndicated programming will also air on NBC Boston including “Rachael Ray” (11 a.m.), “Days of Our Lives” (1 p.m.), “Access Hollywood Live” (2 p.m.), “HARRY” (3 p.m.), and “Access Hollywood” (7:30 p.m.).

    NBCBoston.com will be the new website for NBC Boston and will launch Nov. 10 followed by an NBC Boston app, bringing NBC Boston news and weather to audiences on the go. The desktop and mobile web site will provide coverage across the region. To help count down the days to the launch of NBC Boston, the “Countdown NBC Boston" calendar will be seen at the top of the homepage. NBC Boston's content will also be available on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat.

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