Introducing News 12+

What you love about News 12 with a Plus! Headlines, quick stories, cultural bites, exclusive originals all with the weather and commuter updates you love! More News 12. It’s News 12 plus!

Altice News’ News 12 Networks, the Emmy-award winning network group and the main source of local news among adults in the New York Tri-State area, announces an exciting relaunch of its five News 12 Traffic & Weather channels as News 12+.

The networks, which are already among the 50 most-watched channels on Altice’s Optimum TV lineup, will continue to air local weather and road and rail updates each hour but now, as News 12+, also feature the latest trending headlines, hyperlocal news updates, plus a new and expanding slate of exclusive shows from some of News 12’s beloved talent, including Doug Geed, Kristie Reeter, Elizabeth Hashagen, and Elisa DiStefano.

It’s more of the News 12 our audience loves; it’s News 12+. Traffic, commuter updates, weather, and short, fast news bites in between.

Key News 12+ shows at launch include:

Elizabeth & Elisa: Anchors Elizabeth Hashagen & Elisa Distefano spin on a lifestyle-themed talk show

The East End: Profiles life in the Hamptons including food, fashion and entertainment

Power & Politics: Discussing timely local political topics including exclusive interviews

News 12+ is available today on Channel 61 on Optimum TV lineups in Long Island, Westchester/Hudson Valley, News Jersey, Connecticut, and New York City.