Hurricane Irma: Networks, Cable News Plan Extensive Coverage Of “Nuclear” Storm – Update

UPDATE throughout, 8:48 PM Network and cable news channels are planning full-force coverage of Hurricane Irma, the massive Category 5 storm already described as a “nuclear hurricane” by one Florida mayor — a description quickly seized by cable anchors. No hyperbole seems necessary after Hurricane Harvey, though, and news organizations are preparing for extensive coverage through the weekend.
Deadline will update this list as additional coverage is announced. Note: All…

UPDATE throughout, 8:48 PM Network and cable news channels are planning full-force coverage of Hurricane Irma, the massive Category 5 storm already described as a “nuclear hurricane” by one Florida mayor — a description quickly seized by cable anchors. No hyperbole seems necessary after Hurricane Harvey, though, and news organizations are preparing for extensive coverage through the weekend. Deadline will update this list as additional coverage is announced. Note: All…