On Saturday, August 17th, WJTC-TV broadcast a local news program produced by WPMI-TV under the name "Local 15 News on UTV44" during a break from broadcasting live programming from the Jaguars Television Network about a professional football game in East Rutherford, New Jersey with the Jaguars of Jacksonville, Florida and the Jets of New York (or East Rutherford, where their headquarters were located). The break took place between the second and third quarters of the game while its players were taking a break also.
The news segments for the news program were presented by Derrick Rose, who usually presented the news segments for the local 5:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. news programs WPMI-TV broadcast on Saturday, the weather segment was presented by Kelly Foster, who usually presented weather segments for the morning and noon news programs WPMI-TV broadcast from Monday through Friday, and the sports segment was presented by Clement Townsend, who usually presented sports segments for the 5:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. news programs WPMI-TV broadcast on Saturday and Sunday.
(note: WJTC-TV and WPMI-TV are members of the same company, the Sinclair Broadcast Group. They also share the same building in Mobile for their broadcast operations)
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