Broadcast regulator Ofcom has given London Live permission to cut its local programming output.
Ofcom has previously rejected a bid from the Evegeny Lebedev-owned station to reduce London-based programming, but has now accepted a watered-down proposal.
Following the latest bid being accepted, London Live still has to broadcast eight hours of first-run local programming every day, and three hours during peak time (6-10.30pm).
But it is now required to broadcast six hours of local programming repeats per day, down from ten, and zero hours of local programme repeats, down from one and a half, during peak times.
The original request, submitted in July, asked for permission to reduce first-run local programming to one hour a day at peak time and to broadcast zero hours of repeat local programming a day (down from ten).
But this was rejected following opposition from stations which also applied for the local TV licence for London.