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TV Diary: Changes arriving on local TV stations

Monday, March 4, 2013 - 12:01 am

Here are some interesting local TV happenings.

•Radio and television personality Billy Elvis returns to WISE-TV NBC33, effective 11 p.m. today. He'll take over as sports anchor for that 11 p.m. broadcast each weeknight.

Elvis currently co-hosts “BS Sports Show” on The Fan 106.7-FM and 1380-AM.

•Fort Wayne Mad Ants fans take note. MyTV Fort Wayne (WISE-2) and the Mad Ants have formed a market-first partnership to televise Mad Ants games, effective immediately through the end of the regular season April 6. MyTV Fort Wayne can be seen over the air on digital Channel 33.2, Comcast Channel 252, Fios Channel 9.

The weekly Mad Ants Show also will move to MyTV in March. A complete schedule and ticket information is available at

•WISE-TV NBC33 also launches an hour-long HD newscast beginning at 4 p.m. today in an expansion of local television news. “NBC33 News at 4” will focus on developing news and weather, interactive viewer segments in-studio and live on the street, expanded follow-ups to top stories, insight into local businesses and what's trending in and around the “social sphere,” according to the news release.

Megan Trent will anchor the 4 p.m. newscast, as well as the 11 p.m. NBC33 newscast, and will continue to be seen on the 6 p.m. newscast.

“The Doctors” program moves to 3 p.m. “Dr. Phil” follows the newscast at 5 p.m.