- According to the programming guides for WPMI-TV from TitanTV and Zap2it, WPMI-TV was set to broadcast special local programming on the Saturday of July 12th from 6:30 p.m.until 8:00 p.m. about the Blue Marlin Grand Championship of the Gulf expected to take place that day near Orange Beach, Alabama (southeast of Mobile), and broadcast the second half of a new edition of the network news program "Dateline NBC" between 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m (the National Broadcasting Company was set to provide the first half between 7:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. for their network stations in the Central time zone, including WPMI-TV)
- According to the programming guides for WPMI-TV's companion station* WJTC-TV from TitanTV and Zap2it, WJTC-TV would all of the aforementioned mentioned edition of "Dateline NBC" on July 12th between 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
*WPMI-TV and WJTC-TV are members of the same company, the Sinclair Broadcast Group. They also operate from the same building in Mobile.
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