Click to access "(TVNewsCheck) Inaugural Guests Set For NewsNation’s ‘Banfield’"
“NewsNation, Nexstar’s cable network reaching 75 million television households, today announced a line-up of celebrity guests for the first week of its flagship news and talk show, Banfield, including Academy Award-winning filmmaker Aaron Sorkin and actors Bryan Cranston and Robin Wright. Hosted by veteran journalist Ashleigh Banfield, Banfield begins airing on NewsNation, formerly known as […]
Click to access "(Extra) How the Late Larry King Is Inspiring Ashleigh Banfield"
“‘Extra’s’ Jenn Lahmers spoke with Ashleigh Banfield as she promoted her show ‘Banfield.’” Click here to watch the video via Extra.
Click to access "(TVNewsCheck) Marketing Vet Takes On ‘NewsNation’ Challenge"
“On Jan. 19, Jonathan Killian was announced as the new VP for creative marketing and brand communications for WGN America, Nexstar’s cable network out of Chicago.” Click here to continue reading via TVNewsCheck.
Click to access "(USA TODAY) Upstart CNN competitor expands: WGN America rebrands as NewsNation, beefs up primetime news block"
“A recent arrival to primetime cable news is rebranding and expanding to create a larger presence in a field that includes CNN, Fox News Channel and MSNBC.” Click here to continue reading via USA TODAY.
Click to access "(Adweek) WGN America Rebranding as NewsNation in Major News Expansion"
“WGN America, which has been focused on entertainment and sports for most of its lifespan, is preparing to go all-in on news.” Click here to continue reading via Adweek.
Click to access "(RBR+TVBR) Nexstar Boosts NewsNation Brand In A Big Way"
“After more than 42 years of serving America from Michigan Avenue and the “Magnificent Mile,” a former integral piece of the Tribune Media family is fading to black.” Click here to continue reading via Radio + Television Business Report.
Click to access "(Daily Mail) WGN America rebrands as NewsNation as the Chicago-based outlet aims to become a national rival to CNN, MSNBC and Fox"
“WGN America is rebranding as NewsNation as part of its bid to shake its entertainment, Chicago-based roots and become a national news rival to CNN, MSNBC and Fox. ” Click here to continue reading via the Daily Mail.
Click to access "(Forbes) Can Nexstar’s `Fact-Based’ And ‘Unbiased’ News Channel Attract Viewers?"
“Nexstar Media Group today announced plans to rebrand its WGN America channel as NewsNation. It will also expand the programming line-up at the all-news network launched last year under the same name as a “fact-based and unbiased” alternative to CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News.” Click here to continue reading via Forbes.
Click to access "(Variety) Nexstar’s WGN America to Rebrand as NewsNation, Expand Nightly Newscasts"
“Nexstar’s WGN America will rebrand itself NewsNation as of March 1 when the cabler expands its volume of daily newscasts to five hours a day.” Click here to continue reading via Variety.
Click to access "(The Wrap) WGN America to Rebrand as NewsNation With 5 Hours of Daily News Programming"
“WGN America is rebranding as NewsNation in March when the cable network adds new programming. The move is the next step in the channel’s mission to compete with cable news leaders CNN and Fox News.” Click here to continue reading via The Wrap.