RightThisMinute adds 41 stations, weekend edition


WFIE, KFVS and WAVE air show in our region

RightThisMinute, a syndicated strip from MGM Television reporting on viral videos which debuted nearly two years ago, has added 41 stations in 38 new markets (18 of the top 20), including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta and Boston.

In addition to the expansion currently underway, RightThisMinute has added a weekend version of the show. Premiering in most markets on Sept. 16, the new weekend edition will feature “best of” segments highlighting the hottest videos of the week, as well as freshly-produced content.

New markets or stations for the weekend or weekday strip include New York (WNBC), Los Angeles, (KABC), Chicago (WCIU-WCUU), Boston (WLVI), Washington (WUSA) Atlanta (WSB), Houston (KPRC),  Minneapolis (KARE), Miami (WPLG), Sacramento (KXTV), St. Louis (KDSK) Milwaukee (WJDT-WMLW), Charlotte (WSOC), Las Vegas (KLAS), Oklahoma City (KFOR/KAUT), Austin (KEYE), Buffalo (WKBW), Dayton (WHIO), Portland, Maine (WCSH), among others.

The new stations represent some of the largest groups in broadcasting, including: NBC, ABC, Gannett, Post-Newsweek, Sunbeam, Sinclair, Granite, Hubbard and Journal.

RightThisMinute is syndicated by MGM Television and produced by MagicDust Television, in partnership with Cox Media Group, Raycom Media and E.W. Scripps. The program is seen by about a million daily viewers.

Other markets where the show currently airs include: Detroit, Seattle, Phoenix, Tampa, Denver, Cleveland, Orlando, Indianapolis, Baltimore, San Diego, Kansas City, Cincinnati, West Palm Beach, Birmingham, Ala., and Richmond, Va.; it's also seen in and around the Tri-State on 14WFIE's 14Xtra channel (14.2) in Evansville, WQWQ/WQTV/KFVS 12.2 in the Cape Girardeau/Paducah market, and WAVE 3 in Louisville.

Last fall, RightThisMinute.com launched a digital feature, “My Channel,” which invites viewers to work virtually alongside RightThisMinute’s 24-hour news staff to submit videos they’ve captured, produced personally or discovered online. Additionally, people around the globe can visit RightThisMinute.com or download the RightThisMinute app to discover the latest videos and view the tens of thousands of videos that aren’t seen on the show.

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