In 2012, Australia’s most popular news channel presents more live news, more business reporting, more sports coverage and new specialist programs.Have a look at what’s new on ABC NEWS 24 from this weekend.
WEEKEND BREAKFAST Saturday, 4 February at 8am
Andrew Geoghegan and Miriam Corowa present WEEKEND BREAKFAST, covering the latest news from around the globe, with in-depth analysis and lively interviews. Every Saturday and Sunday, the program will feature regular news updates, finance, sport, arts and weather. It will draw on the ABC’s unrivalled local, regional and international resources. Sit back, relax and stay informed with Andrew and Miriam on the weekends. The program will also be streamed live online at abc.net.au/news.
Monday, 6 February at 7.30pm
GRANDSTAND is the only nightly free-to-air dedicated sports news and issues program, showing Monday-Thursday on ABC News 24, with Contact Sport continuing on Fridays. Peter Wilkins presents GRANDSTAND featuring the latest sports news, features and discussion with contributions from the ABC’s popular radio and television sporting commentators and leading sports figures. Streamed live online at abc.net.au/news.
Friday, 17 February at 6.30pm
In the lead-up to the 2012 US Presidential Election, ABC NewsRadio’s John Barron teams up with Chas Licciardello, to present the weekly discussion program PLANET AMERICA. They’ll follow and analyse the race to the White House, through the Republican primaries, the debates and the election campaign. Streamed live online at abc.net.au/news.