Weather Channel Using VideoAmp As Currency For Upfront Ad Deals

Allen Media Group’s The Weather Channel Television Network is now using VideoAmp as its primary ad currency during the upfront season. “The Weather Channel is very proud to be the […]

The Weather Channel And Pattrn to Offer ‘2023 Covering Climate Now Journalism Awards’

Today, The Weather Channel television network and Pattrn, The Weather Channel’s climate, environment and sustainability brand, announced an expansive partnership with Covering Climate Now to showcase winners of the 2023 Covering Climate Now Journalism Awards to be announced […]

Weather Channel & Google News Initiative Partner On New Camera And Data Network

The Weather Channel television network and Google News Initiative today announced the launch of SKYFX Camera Network aimed at gathering weather data and visuals that will enhance the network’s weather coverage. This partnership between Google and The […]

Weather Channel Names Former NFL Player To Host ‘Fast: Home Rescue’

The Weather Channel today announced Tre Boston and wife Cierra as the new hosts of its series Fast: Home Rescue. Sports commentator and former NFL star, Jayestin Tre’Von (Tre) Boston, is best […]

The Weather Channel Adds Storm Tracker Vehicle With Latest In Mobile Connectivity

Tony Leadman To Lead International Distribution For Weather Channel Television Network

Allen Media Group’s Weather Channel named Tony Leadman executive director of international distribution. In this new role, he is responsible for developing and leading a business unit that will distribute The Weather […]

CBS News, Weather Channel Partner On Content, Technology

The collaboration showcases ‘virtual forecasts,’ live shots across the country and investigative climate reporting for CBS Mornings, CBS Saturday Morning, CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell and the CBS News Streaming Network

TVN Webinar To Explore AR/VR State Of The Art

Executives from CNN, The Weather Channel, Brainstorm and Planar will talk about how broadcasters are using augmented reality to enhance storytelling during a July 15 TVNewsCheck Working Lunch Webinar that will also explore how broadcasters are using virtual reality to create the next generation of news, weather and sports sets. Register here.

A New Forecast For The Weather Channel

Accelerating climate change and its far-flung effects have  fast become the most important story in the news cycle. But that isn’t always the stuff that gets talked about or tweeted — or the biggest ratings. Now the Weather Channel is making climate change a bigger part of its overall focus. The cable network over the next several months plans to infuse climate coverage into its morning, afternoon and even  entertainment programs in a way that Nora Zimmett, the outlet’s chief content officer, believes will make for reports that audiences won’t be able to ignore.


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Fox News Selling Ads In New Streaming Weather Channel In Upfront

In the midst of a record revenue fiscal year fueled by an election cycle that elevated ratings, Fox News is launching a streaming weather channel and will start to sell ads on its subscription streaming service Fox Nation, where lifestyle programming might be appropriate for some advertisers. Jeff Collins, EVP, advertising sales, at Fox News Media, is looking to increase revenue again in the upcoming fiscal year and he’s counting on a dramatically changed news environment, with less emphasis on politics, to attract otherwise skittish advertisers.

The Weather Channel’s Local Now Expands OTT Offerings With Cinedigm

The Weather Channel’s free streaming service, Local Now, today announced a distribution partnership with Cinedigm, which includes a new slate of streaming channels. This collaboration is part of Local Now’s […]

Weather Channel Names Fred Bucher Chief Marketing Officer

Weather Group LLC, parent company of The Weather Channel, has named proven senior marketing and media executive Fred Bucher as senior vice president and chief marketing officer. Bucher will lead […]

Weather Channel App To Change Practices After LA Lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The operator of The Weather Channel mobile app has agreed to change how it informs users about its location-tracking practices and sale of personal data as […]

Weather Channel Names New Host Of Weekend Show On Quibi

Attack Knocks Weather Channel Off Air

The Weather Channel was knocked off the air Thursday morning by what it said was a malicious software attack on the network.

Weather Channel’s Latest Immersive Mixed Reality Takes To The Football Field

Weather Channel Storm Surge Demo Goes Viral

Known as “immersive mixed reality technology,” videos like The Weather Channel’s Erika Navarro’s take green screen graphics and merge them with real-time, predictive data from agencies such as the National Hurricane Center. The result is a virtual scenario that unfolds around a studio anchor, engulfing the set with terrifying realism but allowing the anchor to walk viewers through potential weather with newfound urgency.

Weather Ch. Uses Mixed Reality For Safety Tips

How The Weather Channel Became An Investigative Powerhouse

Hurricanes Power Weather Channel Ratings

Weather Ch., News Nets Go All In On Harvey

The Weather Channel has covered the story live around the clock since 5 a.m. ET on Friday and plans to continue until 1 a.m. Saturday, if it has wound down by then. “What I’ve tried to do is not cede the story to anyone else once the forecasting has been done,” said Nora Zimmett, the channel’s SVP of programming. Traditional news outlets have relied on water-logged correspondents to tell the story of Harvey and its aftermath. Network star power has been in short supply in Texas, with NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt the biggest name on the scene early.


Weather Channel Plans Special Eclipse Coverage


Weather Channel Takes PromaxBDA Honor For AR

Nat Geo, Weather Ch. Defiant Over Paris Pullout

Dr. Rick Knabb Returns To Weather Channel

Weather Ch. Blasts Breitbart Over Climate Change

Weather Ch. Promises ‘Zero Election Coverage’

Weather Channel Adds Meteorologist Liana Brackett

The Weather Channel today said it has named Liana Brackett to its staff of on-camera meteorologists, effective immediately. Previously she was an on-camera meteorologist at KPTV Portland, Ore., where she produced […]

Weather Channel’s Dave Schwartz Dies At 63

Weather Channel Selects TrafficLand For Local Now

TrafficLand, an integrator of live traffic video, announced today an agreement to provide live video from its network of public traffic cameras to The Weather Channel’s new Local Now service.  Local Now, launched in January on […]

Weather Ch. Meteorologist Killed In Car Accident


Weather Channel Tells True Story Of Cannibalism

Weather Channel Gets Back To Basics

The Atlanta-based cable channel is vowing to return to basics of programming focused on weather reports and meteorological sciences now that the digital half of its parent Weather Co. is to be acquired by IBM in a deal estimated at $2 billion. Weather Channel also plans to launch a customized streaming service designed to be bundled into channel packages from OTT providers such as Sling TV.

Sam Champion Gets Weekly Weather Ch. Show

Al Roker To Headline Weather Ch.’s Digital Show

NEW YORK (AP) — After The Weather Channel canceled his morning show, Al Roker is coming back on a much smaller screen. He’s the headliner for “The Lift,” a digital […]

Champion Loses Show In Big Weather Ch. Shakeup

Weather Channel Cancels ‘Wake Up With Al’

Weather Channel Considering Sale Options

The owners of the Weather Channel have hired the banks Morgan Stanley and PJT Partners Inc. to explore a sale, according to people familiar with the matter. Preliminary discussions have taken place with technology and media companies, said the people, who asked not to be named because the talks are private. Blackstone Group LP, Bain Capital LLC and Comcast Corp.’s NBCUniversal acquired the company for about $3.5 billion in 2008.

Weather Ch. Takes Active Stance On Climate Change

NEW YORK (AP) — The Weather Channel is looking beyond cold fronts and summer showers with a project featuring the voices of 25 prominent people talking about the need to […]