KMTV(TV) Omaha, Neb., is ending its 6 p.m. newcast and replacing it with
Entertainment Tonight when that show moves to the station in September.
General manager Jim McKernan said of the move: "This change is being made due
to the overwhelming success Entertainment Tonight has enjoyed on WOWT the
past 12 years, where it has consistently outperformed its national average by 40
The 6 p.m. newscast has trailed two competitors in the market.
McKernan noted that his station continues to offer more than 20 hours of news