WMC – Channel 5 Adds a 4pm Newscast

With The Oprah Winfrey talk show gone, WMC will now have a 4pm news.  This gives Memphians 2 options for local Memphis news at 4pm.  WREG began their local 4:30pm in 1996 and a full hour from 4-5pm in 2002, according to this story in the Commercial Appeal

Scheduled to begin Monday, August 22, WMC decided to begin Friday, August 19 to cover the release of the West Memphis 3.  Jarvis Greer the long time WMC sportscaster, Lindsey Brown who’s new to Memphis news and John Bryant, WMC weatherman for about 10 years will inform viewers of news and weather from 4-5pm. 

See the full story from the Commercial Appeal here by James Dowd.