“Veteran anchor Ashleigh Banfield will helm an eponymous new primetime interview show for Nexstar’s WGN America in March. Her value proposition: offering an in-depth, quieter retreat from the ideological echo chambers elsewhere on cable news. “Eventually, you need a cleanse,” she says. ” Click here to continue reading on TVNewsCheck.com.
“WGN America is getting a rebrand to NewsNation and expanded news programming, according to an announcement from Nexstar Media Group.” Click here to continue reading via TV Technology.
“Nexstar Media Group said it reached a multi-year agreement with streaming service Vidgo to carry Nexstar’s cable network WGN America.” Click here to continue reading on Broadcasting & Cable.
“Broadcast journalist Ashleigh Banfield made her mark in cable news during 9/11 and its aftermath. She’s reported from Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Syria and other far-flung hot spots. But there’s one form of TV she’s never had the chance to try, until now.” Click here to continue reading on Variety.com.
“Ashleigh Banfield, currently seen on Court TV, will be starting a new 10 p.m. ET news talk show on WGN America starting March 1.” Click here to continue reading on Broadcasting & Cable.
“Award winning journalist Ashleigh Banfield announced Tuesday that she will be turning her talents towards a brand new prime time talk show for WGN America.” Click here to continue reading on Dailymail.com.
“Just four months after launching “News Nation” as a three-hour primetime newscast, WGN America is cutting the third hour in favor of a nightly talk show hosted by cable news veteran Ashleigh Banfield.” Click here to continue reading on RobertFeder.com.
“WGN America has hired longtime journalist Ashleigh Banfield for a new nightly show.” Click here to continue reading on TVSpy (Adweek).
“WGN America, Nexstar Media Group’s, wholly-owned cable network currently reaching 75 million U.S. television households, today announced that veteran journalist Ashleigh Banfield will join the network as host of Banfield. The hour-long news and talk show will air weeknights at 10 p.m. ET beginning March 1, and will feature Banfield interviewing newsmakers, politicians, and celebrities, […]
“Ashleigh Banfield is leaving Court TV and joining WGN America as the host of her own news and talk show, ‘Banfield,’ which will air at 10 p.m. Banfield says ‘Banfield’ is a ‘reboot’” of ‘Larry King Live.’” Click here to continue reading on The Wrap.