11 PM Newscast Joins Schedule, Early morning Information Block Provides Fourth Hour
Hurry HOUR Expands to Two Several hours, Weekend Evening Newscasts Extend to Three Several hours
NewsNation to Provide Extra Than 60 Hrs of Reside Information, Assessment, and Converse Each individual 7 days
CHICAGO, IL – NewsNation, Nexstar Media Inc.’s wholly-owned news and enjoyment cable network achieving 75 million U.S. television households, right now declared its most recent growth options, incorporating 12 hours of reside news programming weekly by early June. When the expansion is full, the network’s weekly primary programming will maximize from 21 hours at its launch in September 2020, to a overall of 61 hrs of stay information, investigation, and chat every single week.
The programming growth received underway in late February, when the community added an hour to its weekend newscast, “NEWSNATION Primary,” which now airs from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. ET on Saturdays and Sundays. NewsNation’s reside late evening countrywide newscast, which debuted with the outbreak of war in Ukraine, will forever join the network’s programming line-up weeknights from 11 p.m. to 12 a.m. ET. The clearly show will proceed becoming anchored by Marni Hughes and Leland Vittert and feature the most recent developments from the war and other late-breaking news, as perfectly as in-depth reporting by some of Nexstar’s additional than 5,500 journalists throughout the country. In June, NewsNation’s live, nationwide morning information programming will extend to 4 hrs every single weekday. This expanded block of programming will now start out at 6 a.m. ET, with “MORNING IN AMERICA” airing from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. ET.
“NewsNation is very well down the path to getting to be a 24-hour, seven-days-a-7 days cable information network, and this hottest enlargement is a very clear demonstration of our motivation to producing that a reality,” mentioned Sean Compton, President of the networks division of Nexstar Media Inc. “The appetite for balanced, unbiased information has hardly ever been larger, primarily in light of the war in Ukraine. Many thanks to our extraordinary staff members, we’re able to offer ongoing dwell coverage from the war zone and particular programming about the newest developments in the area. As a result, a lot more and additional viewers are relying on NewsNation for the sort of news, examination, and chat that they can not get wherever else.”
Starting Monday, March 28, “RUSH HOUR,” NewsNation’s early night newscast anchored by Nichole Berlie, will develop a person hour and air weeknights from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET. Joe Donlon, who has anchored “THE DONLON REPORT” considering that spring of 2021, has determined to go away NewsNation his final show will be Friday, March 25. The show’s personnel will be redeployed to “RUSH HOUR” and other NewsNation broadcasts.
“It has been an honor to occupy this seat for the past 12 months. Not lots of people today get to host a national demonstrate like this, and I will generally respect the prospect. I have acquired a lot more than I at any time could have imagined. I want to thank the amazing team at ‘The Donlon Report’ for all their difficult work. I have the utmost regard for what everybody at NewsNation is seeking to carry out, and I desire my good friends there nothing at all but the best going ahead.”
NewsNation is a countrywide news and entertainment cable network reaching 75 million television households throughout 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 resource for unbiased news, the place engaged citizens get information that represents the entire vary of views across the state. The network attracts on the community industry, regional and nationwide experience of Nexstar’s 5,500 nearby journalists in 110 local newsrooms across the state. NewsNation is available across a assortment of cable and satellite companies, streaming platforms, on-line, and on the NewsNationNow app.
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