“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 […]
“‘Extra’s’ Jenn Lahmers spoke with Ashleigh Banfield as she promoted her show ‘Banfield.’” Click here to watch the video via Extra.
“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.
“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.
“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.
“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.
“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.
“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.
“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.
“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.