Action News at 4pm begins TODAY on 6abc!
PHILADELPHIA - May 26, 2011 (WPVI) -- Yesterday, the set of The Oprah Winfrey Show went dark for the final show of her Farewell Season. Today, the Action News studio will light up in a whole new way! 6abc is bringing you one more way to move closer to your world, with Action News at 4pm!Action News at 4pm will be the same fast-paced Action News that viewers know and trust, with a new team, at a convenient new time. Anchors Brian Taff, Shirleen Allicot, Alicia Vitarelli and Meteorologist Adam Joseph will bring you more breaking news, more of the Big Board, and dynamic new ways to interact and connect using Facebook and Twitter.
President and General Manager of 6abc, Bernie Prazenica, says discussions about a 4pm newscast have been happening at WPVI-TV for the past few years, but the serious preparations for the program began last summer. Prazenica states, "We've been building to this date for almost a year now, and we're ready. This newscast will be everything you expect from Action News, but more interactive than ever before. And we've got an impressive anchor team to tie it all together. We're really excited to share this new Action News program with our viewers."
In addition to the breaking news and up-to-the-minute AccuWeather forecast, Action News at 4pm welcomes exciting new features unique to the hour, such as On The Red Carpet entertainment reports, Ask Action News and Facebook Flash. Familiar favorites like Saving with 6abc and The Business Report will round out the 60-minute rundown. This dedicated news team will tap into the web world with www.6at4.com, a website dedicated entirely to Action News at 4pm.
Right now, you can get connected to the Action News at 4 team!
Visit the all-new 6at4.com!
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