News 12 Long Island is a 24-hour regional cable news channel on television that covers news, traffic, weather, sports for the Long Island region of New York. It was the first 24-hour local news channel in America, since its launch on December 15, 1986.
Decmber 15, 1986~November 5, 2000
December 15, 1986 open - 1st newscast
Weekend Edition Night-Version open - December 27, 1986