NewsNation Launches Connected TV Apps On Major Platforms

These apps offer a personalized lineup of news highlights drawn from content on NewsNation and Nexstar Media television stations.

Nexstar Media Group’s NewsNation cable news network, today launched all-new NewsNation-branded connected-television apps on a variety of major platforms, including Roku, AppleTV, Amazon Fire, Android TV and Samsung devices. The new apps, Nexstar said, “enable NewsNation to reach millions more Americans with its fact-based, unbiased approach to news.”

The free NewsNation apps offer OTT viewers clips and highlights of the latest news from NewsNation and important content from NewsNation’s talk show lineup, Cuomo, Dan Abrams Live, Banfield and On Balance with Leland Vittert. Local weather reports from Nexstar’s local stations are also available and targeted to viewers’ locations to create a personalized experience.

Michael Corn, NewsNation president of news, said: “At NewsNation, our mission is to provide in-depth coverage of the stories that affect the lives of Americans in their local communities and on a national level. These apps provide us with another innovative way to reach those viewers wherever they are by delivering content that matters most to them.”

Advertisers can reach NewsNation connected TV viewers across both linear television and connected TVs directly via Nexstar Digital or programmatically via major CTV ad networks.

The NewsNation apps are the first third-party apps to be powered by Haystack TV’s proprietary technology. Haystack’s artificial intelligence platforms serve relevant clips to individual viewers.

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