From a media release:
Global News is pleased to announce that its flagship newscast,Â Global NationalÂ is expanding to four additional television stations. StartingÂ today,Â Global NationalÂ will air onÂ CKSA, a Newcap-owned television station in Lloydminster. BeginningÂ Tuesday,Â September 6, the show will also run on three additional Corus-owned stations:Â CKWS Kingston,Â CHEX PeterboroughÂ andÂ Channel 12 Durham. The program will be broadcast atÂ 5:30 p.m.Â local time in each city.
Global News is also delighted to unveil new local versions of the network morning program,Â The Morning Show.Â Launching onÂ Monday,Â October 17Â onÂ CKWS KingstonÂ and onÂ Monday,Â October 24Â onÂ CHEX Peterborough, the show will airÂ fromÂ 6-9 a.m.Â With these programs, CKWS and CHEX will deliver local morning news to their respective viewers for the first time in history.Â The Morning ShowÂ will feature local news and community interviews with network cut-ins from Globalâ€™s national team in both markets.
Global NationalÂ with anchor Dawna Friesen is Canadaâ€™s only early-evening national newscast. The multiple award-winning program offers a distinctive voice and approach to the dayâ€™s top stories.
With bureaus and correspondents in every major Canadian city, Washington, London and around the world, theÂ Global NationalÂ team provides Canadians with in-depth analysis and perspective on important national and international events, connecting with audiences coast-to-coast and bringing clarity to the issues and news of the day.
CKWS-TVÂ is Southeastern Ontarioâ€™s news leader with videographers covering stories throughout the region. The on-air team, which began broadcasting in 1954, brings experience, commitment and insight to the coverage of news, sports, weather and special events.
Since 1955,Â CHEX TelevisionÂ has been serving the Kawartha Lakes and east-central Ontario from its studios in Peterborough. CHEX is available on 52 cable systems throughout the province and across the country.
Channel 12Â has been servingÂ the Durham Region in Ontario since 1993. Channel 12 is the only local, conventional television station in the region and has taken on a leadership role in promoting and covering hundreds of events each year.