Afternoon Live

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Sky News with Kay Burley
Presented by Kay Burley
Country of origin UK - Broadcast Internationally
Production
Running time 3.5 hours
Release
Original network Sky News
Picture format 16:9 (UK)
Original release 24 October 2005

Sky News with Kay Burley, formerly Afternoon Live, is a weekday news programme in the United Kingdom on Sky News, presented by Kay Burley. It combines rolling-news coverage with debates and interviews on the day's issues.

The show currently airs between 3pm and 6:30pm each weekdays. Until October 2007, the programme ran for two hours, and aired between 12pm and 2pm, under the name of Lunchtime Live. Thereafter the programme ran for 4 hours (1-5pm) until the launch of The Live Desk in September 2008. From October 2016, the programme was moved to run from 3pm to 6:30pm, as part of a new schedule.

On April 11, 2011, the Afternoon Live name was axed, as part of a wider refresh at Sky News; the strand is now simply known as 'Sky News'.