NPR logo

Late Night T.V.

Only Available in Archive Formats.
Late Night T.V.

Late Night T.V.

Late Night T.V.

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Jackie Northam of Chicago Public Radio reports that over the last few years audience for late night television news has been on the decline. In an effort to entice viewers, local and network news organization have been using crime, consumer stories and health news. One local television station in Chicago is taking a different approach to lure viewers back by focusing on serious news stories.