Launched March 31, 2007 (Long Island and New Jersey)[1]
May 28, 2014 (Lower Hudson Valley[2]
Owned by Verizon
Picture format 1080i
(480i letterboxed for SDTV feed)
Slogan "News. Weather. Traffic."
"Bringing you the world outside your door."
"The 1 place for everything on our island." (Long Island only)
"We're all over the lower Hudson Valley." (Lower Hudson Valley only)
"The 1 place for what's happening in New Jersey." (New Jersey only)
Country  United States
Language American English
Broadcast area New Jersey, Long Island, Lower Hudson Valley
Affiliates RNN
Website (New Jersey) (Long Island) (Lower Hudson Valley)
Verizon FiOS 1 (SD)
501 (HD)
Select Markets Only

FiOS1 is a group of regional networks available exclusively on Verizon's Fios TV service. Launched in March 31, 2007 in Long Island and New Jersey and later in May 28, 2014 in Lower Hudson Valley, FiOS1 provide news, weather, traffic, sports and original programming. FiOS1 is only available in Northern New Jersey, Long Island, and Lower Hudson Valley.

These networks include content produced by RNN. In addition the networks also produce their own newscasts. Sports coverage features local high schools and colleges such as Rutgers University, Hofstra University and Princeton University.[3][4]

Current on-air personalities include Morning: Co-anchors: CJ Papa and Christine Persichette Meteorologist: Brian Fitzgerald Traffic reporters: Lorin Richardson and Gloria Chapa

Daytime: Anchors: Christa Lauri Meteorologists: Joe Cioffi Evening: Co-Anchors: Mike Gilliam and Courtney Kane Meteorologist: Joe Cioffi

FiOS1 is on Channel 1 in SD and Channel 501 in HD in the FiOS TV channel lineup and is available at no extra cost to FiOS TV subscribers in the broadcast area. It delivers news, traffic and weather all day.

In 2013 FiOS1 TV Show, Restaurant Hunter received New York Emmy Award in the "Entertainment Feature/Segment".[5]


Similar to its competitor, NY1, FiOS1's rolling news block starts with a brief summary of the day's top stories. Every 10 minutes on the 1's, "Weather on the 1's" is aired, which contains weather conditions around the area and on Rush hour, traffic updates are shown after the weather. Another brief summer is also aired about five mintues before every half hour. FiOS 1 airs full news, weather, and traffic summaries every weekday from 5 AM to 10 AM, 12 PM, 1 PM to 2:30, at the top of the hour from 3 to 4 PM, and again at 5 to 6 PM and 10 to 11:30 PM.

A Majority of the stories are pre-recorded, even segments are recorded as if they're recorded live. However, if the story is breaking, a live indicator is added. Sports reports are also featured in a daily basis during its rolling block of news.


FiOS1 programs may vary by region. The following programs are offered for the Long Island region :

The following programs are offered for the New Jersey region:[7]

The following programs are offered for the Lower Hudson Valley region:[8]

The following programs are offered for all regions:

In addition, All FiOS1 regional networks air local High School sports events in their respective region. Most of these regional newscasts and high school sports events, however, are pre-recorded.


FiOS1 News has a bar in the bottom of the screen, running 24/7, even during commercials. It features local breaking news, latest weather forecasts, traffic problems and sports scores. Another small bar at the bottom right of the screen features current ET time and current temperature.

News team

New Jersey

Long Island

Lower Hudson Valley

See also


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