Please note: Over-the-air viewers in South Bend need to re-scan televisions on Friday, October 18 to continue to receive ABC57, MyMichiana, Telemundo, MeTV, Decades, Movies!, Start TV and ThisTV and most other local channels in addition to WBND/WMYS. Those viewers unable to currently receive these stations over-the-air should see improved reception on October 18. Cable and satellite viewers are not impacted.

Further information on the re-scan can be found at:

https://www.abc57.com/news/antenna-viewers-plan-to-rescan-your-television-on-october-18

Tip Line: 574-344-5557 | news57@abc57.com

First-ever nationwide Emergency Alert System to hit TV airwaves

UNITED STATES – On Wednesday there will be a nationwide Emergency Alert System, for the first time ever.

The government says it wants to make sure everything works in case of a real emergency. The test will start at 2 in the afternoon and run on nearly all broadcast platforms and will last about three minutes.

It will, however, only be a test.

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