Next-gen national news network Newsy launches on YouTube TV

19 August, 2017, 03:20 | Author: Lorena Waters
  • YouTube TV comes to 14 new markets with 17 more to come

The other new markets are Cincinnati, West Palm Beach, San Antonio, Tampa, Columbus, Louisville and Jacksonville.

The service's expansion is hardly over, as YouTube will bring it to the following 17 markets in the following weeks: Austin, Birmingham, Cleveland/Akron, Denver, Grand Rapids/Kalamazoo/Battle Creek, Greensboro/High Point/Winston Salem, Harrisburg/Lancaster/Lebanon/York, Hartford/New Haven, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Milwaukee, Norfolk/Portsmouth/Newport News, Oklahoma City, Raleigh-Durham, Salt Lake City, San Diego, and St. Louis.

Newsy is the first news brand focused on younger audiences to join the Google-owned YouTube TV lineup of more than 50 networks, including ABC, NBC, CBS and FOX as well as cable mainstays such as United States of America and FX.

YouTube TV doesnt plan to stop there.

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Newsy delivers "news with the why" that provides more insight and context on today's top USA and world news stories. The network claims to attract average viewing sessions upward of 37 minutes on its linear product.

The streaming channel Google is planning tie up with ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC with most local broadcast stations.

It is available across devices, includes a cloud DVR with "no storage limits" for recording TV shows, and costs US$35 per month without commitments - substantially cheaper than a typical USA cable subscription. The service recently added Scripps' news network Newsy, perhaps opening the door for more of its offerings.

YouTube TV is coming to Cleveland if you're looking to get rid of that dreaded bloated cable bill.

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