August 28, 2012 12:00 AM

KC stations jettison national daytime programs for local lifestyle shows

Debuting in July, KSHB’s “Kansas City Live” joins a TV trend: locally produced, non-news lifestyle shows. A second such show, KCTV’s “Better Kansas City,” is about to enter the fray. The shows have several things in common: Each has two hosts, each is designed to appeal to women, and each was conceived as a marketing tool for advertisers.

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