CHICAGO (WLS) -- ABC 7 Chicago will launch an 11 AM weekday newscast and WINDY CITY LIVE, the station's popular talk and entertainment show, hosted by Val Warner and Ryan Chiaverini, will move to 1 pm weekdays. Both changes to ABC 7 Chicago's daytime schedule are effective Monday, June 27.
"We're always thrilled to seize an opportunity to produce more news and information for our viewers. An 11 am newscast will be a great addition to our daytime lineup," said Jennifer Graves, Vice President and News Director, ABC 7.
"Windy City LIVE, a one-of-a kind Chicago gem that in its 5th year, has not only entertained local audiences but has forged so many fantastic connections in the community.
We're looking forward to the show doing well at 1 pm," said Curtis Miles, Vice President of Creative Services and Local Programming.
11:00a ABC 7 Eyewitness News
12:00p The Chew
1:00p Windy City Live
2:00p General Hospital
3:00p Inside Edition
4:00p ABC 7 Eyewitness News
5:00p ABC 7 Eyewitness News
5:30p ABC's World News with David Muir
6:00p ABC 7 Eyewitness News
6:30p Wheel Of Fortune
7:00p ABC Primetime
10:00p ABC 7 Eyewitness News
10:35p Jimmy Kimmel Live
12:05a FABLife (will air until 9/9; Windy City LIVE rebroadcast will return on 9/12)
**WCL will be rebroadcast at 2 PM and Midnight on over-the-air channel 7.2 beginning June 27, Monday-Friday.
7.2 is also available on Comcast Ch 217, RCN Ch. 618, WOW Ch. 219, Charter Ch. 608, and Mediacom Ch 723.
1:05a ABC 7 Eyewitness News
1:35a Rachael Ray
2:35a ABC's World News Now
ABC 7 Chicago to launch 11:00 AM newscast; Windy City LIVE moves to 1:00 PM