Local Now Partners With Scripps To Expands Local News

The new arrangement adds 10 Scripps stations to Allen Media Group’s free streaming platform.

Allen Media Group’ free streaming platform Local Now today expanded its local news footprint through a new agreement with The E.W. Scripps Co.

The deal adds 10 free, ad-supported, streaming television channels to the platform, providing even more localized news, weather, sports, traffic and entertainment, produced by leading TV stations, in key U.S. markets:

  • KNXV (ABC) Phoenix
  • WFTS (ABC) Tampa, Fla.
  • WXYZ (ABC) Detroit
  • KMGH (ABC) Denver
  • WEWS (ABC) Cleveland
  • WTVF (CBS) Nashville
  • KGTV (ABC) San Diego
  • KTSU (Fox) Salt Lake City, Utah
  • KSHB (NBC) Kansas City, Mo.
  • WPTV (NBC) West Palm Beach, Fla.

The partnership with Scripps adds to Local Now’s existing roster of more than 300 streaming channels including a Local Now channel in every DMA in the country and additional local channels from major partners nationwide. Through Local Now, viewers have access to thousands of movies and TV shows across all genres, local news, sporting events and other premium entertainment channels at no cost.

“The addition of Scripps channels offers Local Now users access to the quality stations that they know and love – regardless of where they are viewing” said Michael Senzon, senior vice president and general manager of Local Now. “Scripps’ focus on growing audiences and revenue in the free streaming space is smart and we’re happy to be in business with them.

“Scripps is committed to serving its audiences with the essential news and information they need, whenever and wherever they consume it,” said Scripps Local Media President Brian Lawlor. “With more consumers turning to streaming platforms to access the local content that helps inform their day-to-day lives, we’re looking forward to expanding our commitment to them by adding Scripps local TV stations to Local Now’s growing roster of news and entertainment.”

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