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News 12 - Long Island, The Bronx & Brooklyn, Westchester & Hudson Valley, Traffic and Weather, Interactive

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News 12 Long Island is based out of Woodbury, New York. It was the first cable new channel in America and has been considered a model for at least thirty channels, with similar coverage, throughout the country. News 12 Long Island started broadcasting in 1986. It was the very first of the News 12 channels to air 24-hours a day, seven days a week. The channel goes to over 750,000 homes in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

News 12 New Jersey
News 12 New Jersey is the biggest of the channels in relation to the potential amount of viewers. It reaches nearly 2 million houses which is half of New Jersey’s television viewers. News 12 New Jersey started broadcasting in 1996. Its central studio was located in Edison with remote locations in Wall Township, Trenton, Madison, Newark, and Oakland. The channel makes thirty-minute newscasts starring one anchor. Weather reports air six times every hour.

Weekend News

Weekend programming is produced prior to airing. Some of the shows featured are: Spotlight New Jersey, 12 To Your Health, It’s Your Money, and The Pet Shop.

News 12 The Bronx & News 12 Brooklyn

News 12 The Bronx began broadcasting in 1998. It goes to more than 250,000 houses in the Bronx. New 12 Brooklyn began broadcasting in 2005 and tapes in the same building as News 12 The Bronx. Reporters in the two channels tape and edit their own reports.

News 12 Westchester & News 12 Hudson Valley

News 12 Westchester tapes in Yonkers, New York. It airs in more than 250,000 houses in the suburbs just north of New York City. News 12 Hudson Valley tapes in the same building as News 12 Westchester. The reports cover Orange and Rockland Counties.

News 12 Traffic and Weather

News 12 Traffic and Weather covers traffic and weather non-stop. The channel is anchored by voiceover talent. None of the reporters appear on camera. The channel was known as Weather and Metro Traffic, but was renamed when MSG Metro Channels was discontinued and the network decided to go in another direction.

News 12 Interactive

News 12 Interactive is based in Woodbury, New York. News 12 Interactive takes care of the website news12.com. It also takes care of the interactive Optimum, weather, news, and extra features provided on the digital platform of Cablevision. News 12 Interactive operates on the InfoBar display. Time, weather, news, and temperature appear in the bottom portion of the screen throughout all of the shows made by the seven News 12 channels. The site is protected by passwords and is available to cable subscribers in the viewing areas of News 12. Subscribers pay for the ability to access the website.

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