(TVNewsCheck) Nexstar will launch a new national newscast this fall, drawing in part from its 110 news-producing stations, but individual stations will have the autonomy to chart their own news course, says Susan Tully, SVP of local content development. Click here to read more.
(Media Village) In a crowded marketplace, cable network WGN America is preparing to serve up a national newscast without commentary or opinion, and with contributions from local communities. The show will be an anomaly in the cable news lineup, but network research indicated Americans want an unbiased, fact-based nightly news show. That’s the inspiration for […]
(TVNewsCheck) It comes out No. 1 on TVNewsCheck-BIA Advisory Services’ annual list of the Top 30 groups ranked by total revenue for the second year in a row. It was a pretty calm 12 months, with little M&A and the top five slots returning unchanged. Click here to read more.
(Variety) WGN America has set the anchor team for the nightly three-hour newscast that is coming to the primetime lineup of Nexstar Media Group’s cable network as of Sept. 1. Click here to read more.
(Broadcasting & Cable) It’s not easy staffing a new newscast during a pandemic. Click here to read more.
(Los Angeles Times) Many viewers across the country won’t be familiar with Joe Donlon, Marni Hughes and Rob Nelson, the lead anchor team of cable network WGN America’s new national newscast “News Nation” set to debut Sept. 1. Click here to read more.
(Chicago Tribune) When WGN America launches its prime time national cable newscast on Sept. 1, Chicago viewers may recognize a few familiar faces. Click here to read more.
(RobertFeder.com) Nexstar Media Group has unveiled a lineup of anchors and correspondents for its upcoming nightly national newscast that includes three familiar faces from “Chicago’s Very Own” WGN-Channel 9. Click here to read more.
(Broadcasting & Cable) The coronavirus came early to Nexstar Media Group. Click here to read more.
(Media Village) WGN America is crafting a noteworthy new strategic direction for its primetime schedule. Click here to read more.