News 8 Austin is a first and local news channel in Austin, Texas. It is operated by the Time Warner Cable's regional cable companies. Its news programs cover regional, national and international news. It also gives weather reports of the current and forecast weather. It sport programs include Athlete of the Week, Horns Sports Center and Sports Headlines. It provides special coverage news and additionally living programs, such as Common Law, Finance Guy, Forever Families, Health Beat, Smart Living and Live Wire. It has an interactive viewer center that offers an online option for viewers to communicate with the concerned departments.