Sinclair Expands ‘The National Desk’ to Evenings

Sinclair Broadcast Group said Tuesday it plans to expand “The National Desk,” its own news program, to evening hours.

The show, which has been available on 68 of Sinclair’s stations, has been airing in the mornings, between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. eastern. Starting September 27, it will also run from 10 p.m. to midnight eastern, and between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Pacific.

“Across the board, both in audience research and organically from viewers, we have received exceedingly positive feedback that frequently cites the remarkable, unique value of ‘The National Desk’,” said Chris Ripley, president and CEO of Sinclair, in a statement. “Going beyond reporting the news, ‘The

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