Nexstar Media Group, Inc. is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms. Its wholly owned operating subsidiary, Nexstar Media Inc., consists of three divisions: Broadcasting, Digital, and Networks. The Networks Division operates NewsNation, formerly WGN America, a national news and entertainment cable network reaching 75 million television homes, multicast network Antenna TV, Rewind TV, and WGN Radio in Chicago. Nexstar also owns a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network, a top tier cable asset.
NewsNation is a national news and entertainment cable network reaching 75 million television households across the United States. Formerly known as WGN America, the network is owned and operated by Nexstar Media Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXST) NewsNation is America’s source for unbiased news, where engaged citizens get news that represents the full range of perspectives across the country.
It is the home of the country’s only live prime-time national newscast, NewsNation Prime, as well as Rush Hour, The Donlon Report, On Balance with Leland Vittert, and Banfield. In September 2021, the network launched Morning in America, a three-hour morning news show hosted by Adrienne Bankert, and Dan Abrams Live, a nightly news and analysis show hosted by Dan Abrams.
The network draws on the local market, regional and national expertise of Nexstar’s 6,000 local journalists in 110 local newsrooms across the country.
NewsNation is available across a variety of cable and satellite providers, streaming platforms, online and on the NewsNationNow app.
Antenna TV, Nexstar Media Inc.’s multicast network, launched on January 1, 2011. It airs in 142 TV markets across the U.S. reaching 91% of TV households including WPIX-TV (11.2) New York, KTLA-TV (5.2) Los Angeles, and WGN-TV (9.2) Chicago. On January 1, 2016, Antenna TV became the new home of “Johnny Carson.”
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Nexstar Media Inc. launched Rewind TV, a digital subchannel offering a slate of classic television sitcom hits from the 1980s and 1990s, on September 1, 2021. At its launch, Rewind TV reaches 40 percent of U.S. television households, or nearly 50 million homes, including New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. Rewind TV is available on newly designated or recently vacated digital sub-channels licensed to Nexstar.
Rewind TV’s initial line-up of hit favorites will include: The Drew Carey Show, Murphy Brown, Growing Pains, Wings, Sabrina, The Teenage Witch, Who’s the Boss, and Family Ties.
For nearly 100 years, WGN Radio AM 720, a Nexstar Inc. station, has been dedicated to being the #1 source of Chicagoland news, information, entertainment, and sports. WGN Radio is the official broadcast home of the Chicago Blackhawks and Northwestern University. Listen at AM 720, online at wgnradio.com, on your WGN Radio app, smart speakers, or TuneIn.