Tag: WGN

  • WGN America Will Rebrand as NewsNation in March

    WGN America Will Rebrand as NewsNation in March

    WGN American announced today that it will rebrand as NewsNation beginning March 1. With the rebranding, the channel will expand its news programming to include five hours of news on weeknights. Joining the recently announced newscast “Banfield” hosted by journalist Ashleigh Banfield, the channel will be adding two new hour long shows: “NewsNation Early Edition” […]

  • Hulu and Nexstar Reach a Deal to Bring Locals Back to Hulu with Live, Adding WGN America

    Hulu and Nexstar Reach a Deal to Bring Locals Back to Hulu with Live, Adding WGN America

    Hulu with Live dropped Nexstar owned local channels back in October after the two companies were unable to make an agreement to continue their contract. Today, Nexstar announced that its ABC affiliate stations have been restored on the streaming service. Along with the news of the local stations coming back to Hulu, Nexstar announced that […]

  • YouTube TV Will Add Nexstar’s WGN America in January 2021

    YouTube TV Will Add Nexstar’s WGN America in January 2021

    Nexstar’s WGN America has reached a multi-year carriage deal with YouTube TV. The streaming service will carry the cable network beginning January 19, 2021. WGN America is Nexstar’s only wholly owned, national cable-originated television channel. The channel is home to NewsNation, a live nationwide newscast that airs every night at 8 pm ET. WGN America […]