FOX 17 Morning News Begins Saturday And Sunday Broadcasts

FOX 17 Announces New Weekend NewscastThe countdown is at T Minus 5 days to the launch of FOX 17 Morning News on the weekends!

Beginning this Saturday (March 2), Tim Doty and Leigh Ann Towne will handle anchor duties. Both are familiar to FOX 17 News viewers.

For your weekend weather updates, Kelly Smith has joined the FOX 17 team of meteorologists. A graduate of Western Michigan University, she comes to us from Sioux Falls, S.D., where the weather can be just as tricky as West Michigan.

As you watch, you can stay in touch with FOX 17 News on the weekend on Facebook and Twitter, and you can always make contributions of news tips, photos, and videos of news you have witnessed.

FOX 17 will now have more local news programming than any other broadcast television station in the West Michigan market.

2 comments

  • Kate

    I am so happy you decided to do weekend news broadcasting!! I hate watching WZZM or CBS on the weekends. I ALWAYS watch Fox 17 in the morning and I am just so excited you will be on the weekends too!! Thank you to your staff for getting up early to do the news now on weekends too! You guys are the best!!!

  • W. Seelinger

    Congratulations on the much needed morning broadcast on the week-ends. You have out-done the other channels. I am a big fan of the morning news show with Mike, Sara, and the rest. I can only hope that Tim Doty can take some tips from them. He is the reason I wouldn't watch the 17 evening news show as he is so GORKY. Put some hand cuffs on him, or show him what to do with his hands to improve his image. I will try to faithfully watch this indeavor in hopes that I can get over Tim.

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