KGO-TV taking weekend 11 pm news to full hour


ABC O&O KGO-TV San Francisco will expand its “ABC7 News at 11 pm” to a full hour on Saturdays and Sundays. The longer newscasts begin September 10th.

Alan Wang will anchor the new 60-minute weekend broadcasts with more in-depth coverage of the day’s top local, national and international stories.  Meteorologist Leigh Glaser will provide additional up-to-the minute AccuWeather forecasts. Sports veteran Mike Shumann will wrap the expanded weekend sports coverage with the latest on the 49’ers, Raiders, Giants, A’s, Warriors, Sharks, CAL, Stanford, and San Jose State football, as well as national, regional, and more local sports news and highlights.

“The expansion of our 11 p.m. weekend newscasts is a tremendous opportunity to provide more of the award-winning news, weather and sports coverage that Bay Area television viewers expect from KGO-TV,” said William Burton, President and General Manager of KGO.

“Together with ABC7’s other outstanding news programs during the week, these new hour-long broadcasts on Saturday and Sunday nights reflect ABC7’s ongoing and deep commitment to our Bay Area  community,” added Kevin Keeshan, Vice President, News Director.