It moved to channel 8 and increased its transmitter power from 28, to , watts on December 8, On January 27, , Media General announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Nexstar Broadcasting Group. The quality of the newscasters and the meteorologists rank very high with me. I know that times and audiences change and that means programming does too. In , it introduced the area's first television helicopter to assist in coverage.
Navigation is very good. All in all this is now pretty decent app and good for local news, weather, and school closings. My Go-To station for news and weather has been Channel 8 for over 50 years. I know that times and audiences change and that means programming does too. The quality of the newscasters and the meteorologists rank very high with me. Often the captioning is not accurate, and sometimes the person on air has to request the appropriate caption.
I know you probably cannot do anything about my other complaint. The experience is awful - hard to find things, visually cluttered, videos auto play seriously who wants videos to play automatically? I though websites stopped doing that ten years ago?? Literally the only reason I keep it is for notifications locally. This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices. We have added support for iPhone X! While reworking some parts of the app we fixed and polished the navigation, video player and photo galleries.
Improved layout of weather forecast article Added compatibility for iOS 10 Minor category name change for push notifications Updates for improved analytic and advertising performance Updated graphics.
Access to settings screen, timestamp correction and a few other bug fixes. Jul 3, Version Great Local News Source Jun 3, Family Sharing With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app. Five years later, it was the first area station to air live news from outside its studios. In , it introduced the area's first television helicopter to assist in coverage.
This was expanded to a two-hour format in along with the weekday noon and weekend 6 p. In , WOTV brought back a full news department for a second time. However, despite having WOOD-TV's resources behind it, it made no impact in the ratings; the southern portion of the market didn't have enough viewers for a news department to be viable.
There are weather updates presented by chief meteorologist Bill Steffen that air during primetime on weeknights. The entertainment and lifestyle magazine show eightWest premiered on October 5, and airs weekday mornings at 11 a. Although not truly high definition, the broadcast match the ratio of HD television screens. The simulcasts on WOTV were included in the upgrade. During the live broadcasts, people were encouraged to come downtown and get a behind-the-scenes look at WOOD-TV's news operation.
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