New line-up for ABC News 24

05 March, 2015 by Press Release

ABC News 24, the most-watched news channel in Australia, has unveiled a refreshed weekday line-up across afternoons and evenings.

From Monday March 9 the ABC News 24 schedule will be consistent Monday to Friday with a regular schedule of news, current affairs, sport and business.

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Anchoring the line-up in the evening is current affairs flagship Lateline, which will premiere live on ABC News 24 at 9:30pm AEDT (and again on ABC TV at 10:30pm local time).

The refreshed schedule strengthens business and sport coverage across the day, with The Business and Grandstand running as 15-minute editions in the afternoon and evening.

Due to audience demand, The Drum also returns to an earlier timeslot of 6:30pm (AEDT).

ABC News 24 is live-streamed 24 hours a day at: www.abc.net.au/news24

Follow ABC News 24 on Twitter for live coverage, guest details, programs and #breaking news alerts: @ABCNews24

ABC News 24 afternoon & evening schedule (Monday to Friday) – from Monday March 9

3:00pm (AEDT) ABC News – Afternoons
The latest ABC News, with comprehensive analysis and original reporting following today’s top stories and live coverage of events as they unfold, including:

4:30-4:45pm (AEDT) The Business
A look at the day’s business and finance news directly following the financial market close.

5:30-5:45pm (AEDT) Grandstand
The latest sports news, with contributions from the ABC commentators and leading sports figures.

6:00pm (AEDT) ABC News
The latest ABC News from Australia and around the world.

6:30pm (AEDT) The Drum
Brings together a panel of journalists and political and social commentators to analyse the day’s news in an engaging and entertaining way. (Also on ABC TV at 5:30 pm local)

7:00pm (AEDT) ABC News – Evenings
Make sense of the day with a round-up of the news that matters, featuring the best ABC reporting from home and across the globe, including:

7:30pm (AEDT) Grandstand
The latest sports news, with contributions from the ABC commentators and leading sports figures.

8:30pm (AEDT) The Business
In the second edition, The Business wraps the day’s business and finance news and looks at what Australia can expect tomorrow. (Replayed at 11:00pm local time on ABC TV.)

9:00pm (AEDT) ABC News
The latest ABC News from Australia and around the world.

9:30pm (AEDT) Lateline
Hosted by Emma Alberici and Tony Jones, the award-winning current affairs program continues its tradition of breaking stories and setting the news agenda on its new home of News 24.

10:00pm (AEDT) The World
ABC News 24’s international news program, with reports from the ABC’s foreign correspondents.

11:00pm (AEDT) ABC News
The latest news from Australia and around the world.

11:30pm (AEDT) 7.30
The best analysis of local, national and international events with Leigh Sales.

12 midnight (AEDT) ABC News
The latest news from Australia and around the world.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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